Standard: There shall be an established policy regarding diversity with evidence of implementation that assures equal opportunities for employment, promotion, and equity in employment working conditions and that complies with the American Disabilities Act.
Suggested Evidence of Compliance: Provide the equal opportunity and workforce diversity policy and show evidence of implementation.
Informational reference in the Management of Park and Recreation Agencies, (2010), 3rd Ed., Chapter 16 – Human Resource Employment, pp 437-438.
Agency Evidence of Compliance:
The Park District of Oak Park is committed to having a diverse staff reflective of the Oak Park community. This is reflected in the Park District's recruitment procedures as well as its Equal Employment Opportunity Policy1. The Park District advertises this commitment2 on the "Jobs" page on the Park District website, the Park District's Job Openings website, as well as with job advertisements. The Park District also provides training3 for its staff on this and other related topics to ensure that all staff are aware of the policy.
- Screenshots of EEO Statement on Park District website (below)
Agency Self Assessment: MET
Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity & Workforce Diversity displayed on Park District "Jobs" page:
Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity & Workforce Diversity displayed on Park District Job Openings website: