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Chicago Park District Reviews

38 Reviews
38 Reviews
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Timothy J. Mitchell
15 Ratings

    Provides opportunity to express creativity

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Program Facilitator  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Program Facilitator in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Chicago Park District full-time for more than a year


    -relaxed work environment for most part
    -great pay and benefits for salaried workers
    -awesome park programs for children


    -too much nepotism and preference based hiring
    -programs are often time grant funded and when money runs out so does the program

    No opinion of CEO

Chicago Park District Interviews

Updated Jul 12, 2014
Updated Jul 12, 2014

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    Recreation Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Chicago Park District in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Great interview, very basic questions towards children of inner city and staff. Working with teens and adults for Chicago Summer league. Nevertheless it took a very long time to process but overall a great experience to date.

    Pros – A organization with a long history of dealing with inner city children and maintain community strong hold.

    Cons – No more than any other similar organization. Limited career opportunities.

    Advice to Senior Management – Look at the career ladders of other public organizations and notice the various steps. Consider staff retention as a principle goal.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    Interview Questions
    • How will I deal with teenagers who display gang affiliation ?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1934
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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