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All jobs posted to this site have been submitted by Downtown Oak Park small businesses. We will update listings bi-weekly, but do not guarantee that the merchants listed below are still hiring. The job listings that are featured are located within the Downtown Oak Park business district; Harlem to Ontario, Ontario to Forest, Forest to North Blvd and North Blvd to Harlem.

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Business Name Classic Lake Theatre
Position Title Floorstaff
Job Description Cashiers, ticket takers, ushers, concession
Address 1022 Lake St
Email laketheatre@classiccinemas.com
Phone 7088488870
Website classiccinemas.com
How should candidates apply? Go to classiccinemas.com or pick up application at the box office
Business Name The Emerson
Position Title Leasing Consultant
Job Description Overview Our Company: At LMC, it’s all about the team. LMC is a very special place to work, largely because of the special people who work here. Our company culture is infused with spirit, enthusiasm, passion, and vitality. From high-rise buildings to garden-style communities to restoring historic locations, LMC Construction is proud of its adaptive approach, its dedication to sustainability, and its commitment to building great neighborhoods for people to call home. Above all else, we are committed to quality, communication, and integrity. Sure, we map out blueprints and communities, but we also map out careers. Hope you are looking for opportunities at one of America’s leading apartment developers and one of the top 2019 Best Place to Work in Multifamily, because here they come. Responsibilities Summary of Position: Executes the community’s marketing, leasing, and renewal strategies to achieve occupancy, revenue, and resident retention goals by performing all activities related to leasing to new residents, providing resident satisfaction throughout the term of the lease, and securing resident lease renewals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all sales and leasing activities to achieve the community’s revenue and occupancy goals by greeting and qualifying prospective residents, conducting community tours and showing apartment homes, processing applications, credit screening, and criminal background checks, preparing the lease and move-in package, and ensuring a smooth resident move-in and lease signing.
  • Stays informed about current market and competitor conditions that may impact the community’s occupancy and sales results, develops and implements short- and long-term marketing plans and goals to sustain occupancy, and follows the community’s established policies related to concessions, specials, and other programs to boost occupancy.
  • Uses the on-site community management software application (OneSite) to track apartment home availability, record traffic and leasing activities, manage resident and future resident’s data, and capture critical demographic and other information about existing and future residents.
  • Ensures that the community meets LMC’s standards by daily inspecting the marketing corridor and leasing tour, communicating maintenance and upkeep needs to the community’s maintenance team, merchandising and ensuring physically appealing models and amenities, and preparing the leasing office for daily leasing activities.
  • Follows-up with future guests and new residents to ensure satisfaction by sending e-mail, thank-you notes, and cards or making telephone calls or other contacts to finalize decisions to lease and/or renew.
  • Executes activities in support of the community’s lease renewal program by preparing lease renewal letters and packages for residents, meeting with and contacting renewing residents in advance of move-out dates, and ensuring that lease renewal documents are signed and implemented on time.
  • Responds quickly and courteously to resident concerns and questions, and takes prompt action to solve problems and/or document and convey resident or other requests to the appropriate individual.
  • Completes various accounting, financial, administrative reports. Follows established policies and procedures by monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and operational processes related to area of responsibility and reporting violations or infractions to appropriate individual.
  • Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with LMC, community, and departmental policies, procedures, and standards by immediately reporting any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, Associate/visitor/resident injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to appropriate individual.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and offers suggestions and recommendations to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Keeps abreast of current changes in technology, processes, and standards within the industry and area of responsibility by attending internal and external training classes, research and/or subscribing to the internet or other professional publications, or utilizing other appropriate method to obtain business and professional information, and applies knowledge and practices to area of responsibility.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information highly confidential at all times.

Qualifications Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business is preferred.
  • Minimum of one to two years of experience in leasing, sales, or marketing that demonstrates customer service background sufficient to resolve customer complaints.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to comprehend and complete legal documents, sell and explain apartment amenities, and answer questions regarding residency.
  • Proficiency in executing sales skills, such as generating sales leads, conducting sales presentations, qualifying prospects, and closing. Literate with computerized financial and word processing software.
  • Demonstrated mathematical and analysis skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, decimals, and fractions, and calculate percentages in order to complete, understand and interpret financial records, budgets, and other fiscal reporting information.
  • Proficiency and fluency in using the internet for marketing, advertising, and sales-related circumstances, including using Craig’s List, Google and other search engines, and navigating the internet and websites. Must have a valid state approved driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  • This is a position which requires the Leasing Professional to frequently walk, stand, and climb stairs in/around apartment homes, models, and apartment communities.
  • Must also have the ability to operate an automobile, operate computer equipment, speak, hear, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and carry up to 20 lbs.
  • Finger dexterity is necessary.
  • Rare or regular travel may be required to assist other apartment communities as needed, attend training classes, business meetings, or other situations necessary for the accomplishment of some or all of the daily responsibilities of this position. Must be able to work inside and outside in all weather conditions (rain, snow, heat, hail, wind, sleet).

Additional Requirements:

  • Associates must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes shifts during evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Arrive to work on time.
  • Follow directions from a supervisor.
  • Interact well with co-workers.
  • Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures.
  • Accept constructive criticism.

This description outlines the basic responsibilities and requirements for the position noted. This is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Associates. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Address 1135 Westgate Street, Oak Park, IL 60301
Email Shelley.Beck@livelmc.com
Phone 980-273-7226
Website https://lennar-lmc.jobs.net/en-US/job/leasing-professional/J3R2NJ68TK68QW050LD
How should candidates apply? Forward Resumes to Shelley.Beck@LiveLMC.com
Business Name YogaSix
Position Title Wellness Advisor (Studio Sales)
Job Description Job Title: Wellness Advisor (Studio Sales Associate)

Reports to: General Manager

COMPANY OVERVIEW: YogaSix believes everyone deserves the mind-body experience of yoga. YogaSix offers six different class types designed to accommodate students of all levels in a way that is empowering, encouraging, and fun. YogaSix was established in 2012 and is the fastest growing boutique yoga company in the United States.

POSITION: The Wellness Advisor assists the General Manager with new membership sales as well the retention of current members. The Wellness Advisor provides superior customer service while assisting new and current students in class selections, answering membership questions, and transacting merchandise purchases. We expect you to be excited about meeting and greeting our customers and be part of building a strong YogaSix community. The Wellness Advisor also assists with studio cleanliness.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent sales, communication, and customer service skills
  • Goal-oriented with an ability to achieve sales targets
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to learn and use the Club Ready software system
  • Must be fluent in English and have excellent communication skills via in person, phone and email
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Must have proficient computer skills Daily and/or occasional travel may be required
  • Attend special events and trainings as needed
  • Part time

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute full sales process of lead generation, follow up, and closing the sale
  • Meet and exceed sales goals as established by the General Manager
  • Conduct studio tours with new prospects to build rapport to facilitate sales
  • Be knowledgeable about products, programs and pricing
  • Emphasize and enforce objectives of the studio as a fitness and wellness provider
  • Book quality appointments to achieve monthly sales quota
  • Participate in grassroots/community events (health fairs, grand openings, marathons, and community and hospital events) to promote the studio
  • Assists with maintaining a clean, safe and inviting environment
  • Assumes responsibility for developing selling skills
  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job;

  • May be required to sit or stand for up to four hours at a time.
  • May be required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to bend, lift, kneel, and drive a car.
  • This job requires the person to climb up and down flights of stairs as elevators are not present at all locations.
  • May be asked to occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus
  • Must be able to effectively hear in person and via telephone

COMPENSATION & PERKS: This position offers a competitive hourly wage Commission paid on sales Opportunity for bonus based on performance. Opportunity for growth within the studios including additional sales and management positions

Address 1006 Lake St, Oak Park, IL
Email oakparkgm@yogasix.com
Phone 708-328-3780
Website https://www.yogasix.com/location/oak-park
How should candidates apply? Online via https://yogasixoakpark.applytojob.com/apply/hM7SldsoCD/Sales-Associate-Yoga?source=INDE
Business Name Stogie Life Cigar Shop
Position Title Part Time Retailer
Job Description Opening for part time retailer for retail cigar boutique in downtown Oak Park. Responsibilities include cash in and out reports either beginning or ending of required shift. Cashier experience is helpful. Cigar retail experience is a plus but not required. Will Trian. Between 10 – 20 hours weekly. Some weekends required. This is strictly a retail cigar boutique. No smoking allowed on premises.
Address 1016 North Boulevard, Oak Park, IL 60453
Email griffith0411@gmail.com
Phone
Website www.shopstogielife.com
How should candidates apply? Please submit email with resume if interested.
Business Name Kalamata Kitchen
Position Title Server
Job Description Looking for servers
Address 105 N Marion St
Email djguskaras@gmail.com
Phone 7086283661
Website www.kitchenkalamata.com
Business Name EINNIM
Position Title Brand Specialist
Job Description Einnim is looking for a Brand Specialist who thrives off of high-energy and loves to strike up a good conversation!

Start Date: Summer 2021

This position will be responsible for:

  • Driving sales through engagement with customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge.
  • Becoming an Einnim product knowledge expert and being able to guide customers through creation of custom candles from concept to finish (extensive training applies).
  • Processing payments using Square POS system.
  • Assisting with inventory, including receiving and stocking merchandise.
  • Create visually appealing and brand appropriate displays to drive sell through and react to the needs of the business in the store.
  • Provide a consistent customer experience by maintaining brand standards for visual presentation, cleanliness and organization throughout the store.
  • Administrative duties as required (i.e. supply orders/research, creating and maintaining records, etc.)
  • B2B and B2C prospecting and outreach (i.e. keeping clientele informed by notifying them of preferred customer sales and future merchandise of potential interest, prospecting now wholesale opportunities, etc.)
  • If candidate is interested in growing into a marketing position, minimal content creation for social platforms.
  • If candidate is interested in growing into a production position, minimal production of product after ramp up period (90+ days).

Work Location: Oak Park, IL

Job Type: Part-time (15-20 hours/week)

Pay: $15/hour

Supplemental Pay: Commission

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday (subject to change)

COVID-19 considerations:

  • Only 2 staff members in-store at a time.
  • Only 4 customers in-store at a time with social distancing protocols enforced.
  • All patrons are required to wear a mask (no exceptions).
  • All stations are to be thoroughly sterilized after each use.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has intermediate to advanced experience in customer service/sales.
  • Has an intermediate to advanced understanding of Square POS system.
  • Is heavily focused on trend analysis within our particular industries (i.e. beauty, lifestyle, home decor).
  • Plus if candidate practices zero-waste, sustainable-living!
  • Has strong listening, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Is proactive and eager to pick up the phone and charm prospective clients/customers!
  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit, and prides themselves on their passion for creativity.

This position is part-time (15-20 hours/week) with the opportunity to grow into a full-time position (contingent upon performance).

What are the perks??

  • Hourly base + 5% commission on all sales.
  • Monthly contests.
  • 1 week of part-time PTO per year (after 90 days of employment).
  • 5 paid sick days per year (after 30 days of employment).
  • Paid holidays include Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • Refrigerator stocked with tons of snacks because we like to eat, and we hope you do too!
  • 30% discount on all Einnim merchandise; 20% discount on all outsourced vendors.

Einnim is an equal opportunity employer. We are a woman-owned, black-owned small business and take pride in growing a diverse community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

Address 1020 Lake St
Email hello@einnim.com
Phone 3125609714
Website www.einnim.com
Business Name Little Gem Cafe
Position Title Bartender // Bar Manager
Job Description Little Gem Cafe An Oak Park Favorite – Very Busy Restaurant with Beautiful Bar and Lounge. Openings for Bartender / Bar Manager. Experience and a love of hospitality a must! We are also expanding into the space next door – Full time or Part time Shifts available now! lots of cool creative things going on. Send me your details – I will give you a call to set up a time to come in. Check out our website : www.thelittlegemcafe.com
Address 189 N Marion St.
Email judithlalor@yahoo.com
Phone 9173278997
Website www.thelittlegemcafe.com
How should candidates apply? Please Email Judithlalor@yahoo.com
Business Name Lake Street Kitchen + Bar
Position Title Servers, Hosts, Bussers, Cooks + Dishwashers!
Job Description It’s the season of summertime patio seating and we’re looking to add to our ever-amazing staff! Host Availability: Evenings + Weekends Server Availability: All [AM + PM] Busser Availability: Evenings + Weekends Cook Availability: All [AM + PM] Dishwasher Availability: All [AM + PM]
Address 1101 Lake St. Oak Park IL 60301
Email johnny@lakestreetkitchenbar.com
Phone 7083835253
Website https://www.lakestreetkitchenbar.com/careers
How should candidates apply? Apply Online or Stop By For An Application
Business Name Tre Sorelle Ristorante
Position Title Experienced Server & Phone/Counter Help
Job Description Tre Sorelle Ristorante is looking to fill two positions: – Experienced Server – Phone/Counter Help
Address 1111 Lake Street
Email almancini1948@gmail.com
Phone 708-670-6060
Website https://tresorelleoakpark.com/
How should candidates apply? Call 708-670-6060
Business Name CarefulPeach Boutique
Position Title Retail Sales Associate
Job Description Our small downtown Oak Park gift shop is searching for an energetic and experienced customer service-oriented retail sales associate to join our team. Working in our shop, you’ll share with customers your passion and knowledge of European products to help find the perfect gift while creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. You will also have the opportunity to work with a great staff of other sales associates and provide your talent while helping to promote our products. There’s a benefit of working at a small business and meeting people who love to shop in our store.

Job Responsibilities

  • Welcome customers as they enter the shop, ask whether they would like assistance with anything and provide help if needed with a friendly, outgoing demeanor and a strong commitment to customer service.
  • Remain knowledgeable about and answer questions related to merchandise, sales, promotions and store policy.
  • Provide recommendations based on customer’s stated preferences, needs and desires.
  • Create a warm and cozy atmosphere for our customers in accordance by acting in a welcoming and approachable manner during customer interactions.
  • Basic understanding of hands-on experience with POS (point of sales) transactions and perform packaging customers items which may include gift bags/boxes Unpack, price and stock received products.
  • Straighten, arrange, and maintain restocking shelves as directed by management.
  • Maintain in-stock and presentable condition to assigned areas
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 20 pounds
  • Locate merchandise for customers, placing special orders if necessary
  • Focus on timeliness, customer service and knowledgeable of the products
  • Previous retail experience is required
  • Flexibility to work on Saturdays, some special events and during seasonal days
Address 1024 North Blvd Oak Park IL 60301
Email carefulpeach@gmail.com
Phone 708-383-3066
Website https://carefulpeach.myshopify.com
How should candidates apply? Resumes should be sent to fancyizpeachy2@gmail.com
Business Name Scratch ‘n Sniff
Position Title Sales Associate
Job Description Seeking full-time permanent position. Assist in all store needs from ringing up, display, cleaning, pricing, stocking, helping customers : Must be punctual, detail oriented, flexible, personable and not allergic to dogs. Previous retail experience preferred.
Address 120 N. Marion St Oak Park, IL 60301
Email toys@ameritech.net
Phone 708-725-3043
Website www.scratchnsniff.biz
How should candidates apply? Can email resume or download application off of Pumpkinmoon.net website. Application also available in-store
Business Name Nando’s Peri Peri
Position Title Team Member
Job Description Come and explore the delights of South African cuisine at Nando’s. We are looking for energetic, team oriented, positive folks to join our team. We have all positions available for the right person, front of the house and back of the house. Best pay around!
Address 1138 Lake St. Oak Park, IL
Email oakpark@nandosperiperi.com
Phone 708-434-6296
Website Nandosperiperi.com
How should candidates apply? Go to Harri.com to fill out an e-application. We review them weekly.
Business Name Brookdale Oak Park
Position Title Dining Room Server
Job Description Takes orders and delivers meals to senior residents in restaurant. Energetic fun atmosphere. Training available. Great first job for high school or college students! Full and Part time shifts available.
Address 1111 Ontario St., Oak Park, IL 60302
Email GHarrod@brookdale.com
Phone 708-383-1111
Website https://careers.brookdale.com/en/jobs/server–full-time-2021-105552.html?referrer=joblisting
How should candidates apply? Call Ginger 708 383-1111 or stop by and fill out an application
Business Name Brookdale Oak Park
Position Title CNA, Certified Nursing Aide
Job Description Help seniors in wonderful Assisted Living environment. Amazing residents and great co-workers. Full Time overnight shift 10:00pm to 6:00am or Part Time 6:00am to Noon.
Address 1111 Ontario Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
Email gharrod@brookdale.com
Phone 708-383-1111
Website https://careers.brookdale.com/en/jobs/certified-nursing-assist-cna–full-time-2021-102852.html?referrer=joblisting
How should candidates apply? Call Ginger 708 383-1111
Business Name Brookdale Oak Park
Position Title Caregiver
Job Description Join our amazing team of caregivers assisting seniors with everyday tasks like, dog walking, medication reminders, assistance with dressing, and companionship. You will meet some wonderful residents and fellow staff members. Make a difference!
Address 1111 Ontario St., Oak Park, IL 60302
Email gharrod@brookdale.com
Phone 708-383-1111
Website https://careers.brookdale.com/en/jobs.html#/search?formatted_address=Oak%20Park,%20IL%2060302,%20USA&lat=41.89332539999999&lng=-87.7812524&distance=40.233677197161114&page=1
How should candidates apply? Call Ginger 708 383-1111 or stop by to fill out an application
Business Name Fitness Formula Clubs
Position Title Female Housekeeper-Part time
Job Description The Housekeeper will work in direct support of the Operations Manager. This position is responsible for the cleanliness and basic maintenance of the entire club at all times by performing each housekeeping task and paying strict attention to detail. Your primary role is to get and keep members. Must have weekend availability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment for members, guests, and co-workers.
  • Every staff member, regardless of position, has a primary and urgent responsibility to clean and disinfect all club components as they are used by members and guests and yourself.
  • Help retain and attain new members through club promotion and customer service excellence.
  • Demonstrate a positive customer service attitude in keeping with the company Core Values of Friendliness, Superior Service, Integrity, Safety and Improvement.
  • Respond to the members’ concerns, suggestions and requests.
  • Keep all areas of the club clean and orderly at all times.
  • Other projects as assigned by the Director of Operations or MOD. Maintain high standards of cleanliness as set by the club.

Qualifications:

  • Previous custodial, janitorial, housekeeping or related experience strongly desired
  • Ability to multi-task, demonstrate initiative and complete tasks assigned while adhering to deadlines
  • Must be able to bend, lift or stand for periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must know and demonstrate the proper use of chemicals and other cleaning supplies
  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent work ethic
Address 1114 Lake St
Email amoore@ffc.com
Phone 7083831114
Website https://ffc.com/
How should candidates apply? https://fitness-formula-clubs-ffc.careerplug.com/jobs/1307273/apps/new
Business Name Yoga Six/Oak Park
Position Title Yoga Instructor
Job Description Yoga Teacher for Vinyasa-Based Heated Yoga & Sculpt Studio Oak Park.

YogaSix Oak Park is looking for dedicated teachers that want to grow and take their teaching to the next level, and have the desire to join an amazing tribe of teachers that is changing lives. We are seeking warm, outgoing, engaging team members who thrive in a community environment and are committed to guiding classes that are empowering, energizing, and FUN. Teachers are hired as employees (not independent contractors) as we invest in your development and growth.

Qualities of Great YogaSix Teachers:

  • The ability to create connection Knowledge of the techniques and material
  • The ability to communicate and the willingness to be in conversation
  • Being a gate keeper of the space
  • Being willing to tune in to our needs and the needs of our team members
  • Leading from a place of rich personal experience
  • Committed to always remain a student themselves, eager for growth, coaching, and continued development

Job Responsibilities:

  • Arrive to studio a minimum of 15-30minutes prior to class start time
  • Create a personal connection with each student
  • Create a class experience that shows your personality and skills while adhering to the Yoga Six standards and guidelines for each of the six core class types
  • Set up class room appropriately: Props, Mat Spacing, Music, Lighting  Provide top notch class instruction
  • Follow up with students after class
  • Clean studio space
  • Build community and connection

Position Requirements:

  • Outgoing personality with a strong desire to provide exceptional client service
  • Genuine ability to connect with complete strangers on a personal level
  • Willingness to grow and remain a student forever
  • A sense of humor
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach a safe, fun, and creative class with a genuine interest in student success, whether novice or seasoned practitioner
  • Minimum 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certification  1+ years teaching experience preferred Current CPR Certification Physical Requirements
  • Must be physically able to walk through the classroom freely in order to demo postures and transitions in a heated room, monitor students’ movements, provide them with hands-on adjustments (as needed and if desired by students) and to facilitate dynamic, energizing, empowering and fun yoga and fitness classes
  • Able to demonstrate exercises relevant to class style, as is frequently required.
  • Physically able to lift and carry 1-10 lb. equipment Adjust and operate equipment.
  • Strong verbal skills (proficient in speaking and understanding English)
  • Equal Opportunity Employment YogaSix provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, YogaSix complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Note: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job as they may change at any time with or without notice.

How to Apply for this position, and join the incredible tribe of teaching professionals at YogaSix: E-mail OakParkLeadTeacher@yogasix.com with the subject line “Teacher Position” and attach the following documents.  Resume PDF of 200hr Teaching Certificate
 Screened candidates will be invited to an initial interview, and those that move forward will be asked to submit an audition video.

Compensation: Class rate varies on experience/ability/formats.

Address 1005 Lake St
Email oakpark@yogasix.com
Phone 708-328-3780
Website https://www.yogasix.com/location/oak-park
How should candidates apply? email oakpark@yogasix.com
Business Name anthonypetersalon@hotmail.com
Position Title shampoo / assistant
Job Description part time, hourly wage
Address 169 n marion st
Email anthonypetersalon@hotmail.com
Phone +17083868000
Website
How should candidates apply? call 708-386-8000 to set up a interview with linda or anthony