Carbondale Park District Employment Opportunities


Assistant Superintendent at Hickory Ridge Golf Course

  • BS degree in Turf Grass management preferred. Applications and job descrip’on canbe found online at cpkd.org . For more information contact Mike at 618- 457-7377. The Carbondale Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Alice Wright Early Childhood Center is taking applications for part-time substitute DCFS Director Qualified* Teachers.
*Must have completed a minimum of 18 hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development from birth to age 6


Hickory Ridge Golf Course is looking for part time help


Job title

Grounds Crew/Maintenance

Job Description

This part time seasonal position requires the performance of some skilled and unskilled work in certain aspects of maintaining the golf course such as

  • mowing greens, tees, collars, fairways, etc.
  • maintaining bunkers
  • line trimming
  • changing of pin placements, moving tee makers, collecting trash
  • assisting with aerification
  • general landscaping
  • perform tree removals, debris cleanup, etc.
  • other duties as assigned


Ability to understand and work from written and oral instructions.

Ability to operate and maintain power equipment such as tractors, mowers, sprayers, carts, etc.

Be able to ride equipment over uneven terrain for long hours.

Be able to lift 50lbs.

Hold and maintain a current state of Illinois driver’s license.

Must be at least 16 years old or have comparable work experience as determined by the golf course superintendent.


Work hours needed, Mon-Fri between 6am- 3pm

Every other weekend required between 6am-10am


Located at cpkd.org or in person at Hickory Ridge Golf Course

2727 W Glenn Rd

Please turn in availability and application to Hickory Ridge Golf Course.

Carbondale Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer


For more information:

Michael Green

Hickory Ridge Golf Course



The Carbondale Park District is always looking for interns, fieldworkers, and dependable volunteers. We also work with individuals needing to complete community service hours.

Park District

P.O. Box 1326,
Carbondale, IL 62903-1326

LIFE Community Center

2500 W. Sunset Dr, Carbondale
(618) 549-4222 or (618) 549-6565

Super Splash Park

P.O. Box 1326
Carbondale, IL
Located at: 625 S. Lewis Lane

Hickory Ridge Golf Center

2727 W. Glenn Rd, Carbondale
(618) 529-4386

Hickory Lodge Administration

1115 W. Sycamore, Carbondale
(618) 529-4147

Park Operations & Maintenance Office

108 N. Williams, Carbondale
(618) 529-4149

Alice Wright Early Childhood Center

2500 W. Sunset Dr, Carbondale
(618) 549-4646

Kids Korner

101 N. Glenview, Carbondale
(618) 457-7356