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Executive Director
The Marion Illinois Park District is seeking a candidate for Executive Director.
July 1, 2024 or August 1, 2024 start date is expected with full transition to Executive Director responsibilities on
September 1, 2024.

This is a full-time exempt position that reports to the Park District Board of Commissioners.
– Salary Range – $75,000 – $85,000 depending on qualifications
-Defined benefit pension plan with Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)
-Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) provided
-Generous benefit package, including vacation, ETO, and eleven (11) paid holidays.

The application period will run from March 1, 2024 to close of business March 29, 2024.
Employment packets are available at our Administrative Office, 519 Parish Ave., Marion, IL 62959 or may be requested via phone at (618) 993-3940 or via email at

Seasonal  Position
Marion Park District is seeking a temporary employee for the Spring / Summer season. Excellent position for a high school student who is looking to get into a trade, etc.

Job duties will consist of mowing, weed-eating, cleaning bathrooms in 7 parks, trash removal, assisting with field prep, and any other job duties as assigned by the Leadman and/or Director. A valid driver’s license is required and one must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

The job will begin in mid-March 2024 and go through the first week of November 2024. A high school applicant would work after school, progressing to Tuesday – Saturday in the Summer (40 hour work week).

Hours are 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Pay will start out at $14.50 / hour

Applicant must live 15 miles from the Marion Park District Administrative office (519 Parish Ave., Marion, IL)

Applicants may contact the Administrative Office at 618-993-3940.

Lifeguard & Concessions Positions

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Marion Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer