Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or related field and at least three years related experience. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, supervision, parent communications, personnel procedures, safety and program planning is required. Previous experience and/or familiarity with gymnastics required. Ability to instruct recreation gymnastics classes, tumbling classes & early childhood classes helpful for training purposes and to fill in as may be needed. Previous coaching or teaching experience is preferred. Competition/Tournament planning a plus. Excellent customer service skills with strong communication skills in both verbal and written format. Must have strong organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite required with knowledge of Class or RecTrac Recreation software preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Program Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for planning, budgeting, organizing, publicizing, staffing, scheduling and safety of the District’s dynamic gymnastics, tumbling, cheerleading and poms programs and all other assigned programs, special events, and other services to meet the needs of our customers and the community. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for providing financial reports and evaluation/analysis as related to programs, research regarding potential programs and any correspondence needed. Other duties include but are not limited to: updating brochure, public relations including news releases, program management, purchasing, class instruction, staff training, and other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.
The Park District is hiring a Full-Time Operations Supervisor for our Aquatic and Rink Facilities. We offer a competitve compensation package that includes a health insurance, dental, vision, flexible spending account, life insurance, IMRF Pension, 457 Plan Options, vacation, sick days, personal days, holidays and a $300.00 reimbursement for fitness related classes. The salary starts at $36,352 +, depending on qualifications and experience.
Job Purpose: This position oversees the daily operational functions of the Aquatics and Ice Arena facilities. Plans for and implements year round concession operations, public skate program as well as special events. Plans and implements a facility custodial maintenance program, coordinating resources to maintain clean and safe facilities. Also provides leadership and direction to part-time and seasonal staff assigned to carry out assigned duties. This position will ensure efficient and effective services delivered at these facilities through customer focused service and standardized delivery of service.
Please apply online at www.pdop.org. The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Full Time Horticulture Maintenance Specialist
Responsible for the care and health of all plant material and planting beds including chemical spraying, irrigation, weed abatement, watering, mulching, plant installation and landscape maintenance for all parks and facilities. Reports directly to Horticulture Crew Leader.
Essential Job Functions
•Under the supervision of the Horticulture Crew Leader, assists in the maintenance of all parks and facilities by weeding, watering, mulching, pruning, moving soil and planting of trees and shrubs.
•Operates trucks and special equipment after receiving and passing district training on vehicles/equipment.
•Responsible for general park grounds cleanup, on weekly schedule with the Horticulture Laborers.
•Assists in the training of Horticulture Laborers on safety rules and regulations, equipment operation, equipment maintenance and proper landscape procedures in accordance with District procedures.
•Makes sure laborers are operating tools and equipment in safe manner using safety equipment at all times.
•Assist in monitoring condition of planting beds, ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, flowers and trees and reports the presence of plant diseases and pests.
•Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook.
•Acts as site “Foreman” for 2 to 4 person maintenance crew.
•Knowledge of plant material, plant installation and maintenance, turf maintenance and irrigation.
•Knowledge of, but not limited to, the identification of native and non-native Midwest plant material such as trees shrubs, grasses and flowers.
•Posses or able to obtain a valid Illinois Pesticide Operators License within six months of the date of hire.
•Ability to possess a valid State of Illinois driver’s license.
•Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.
•Ability to work in a team based environment.
Education and Experience
Education or formal training equivalent to a High School Degree plus, two years experience in related positions. Education or formal training beyond High School in plant care preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
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Overview: The Arlington Heights Park District at the Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, is looking for a part-time Recreation Program Assistant to assist the Senior Supervisor in implementing recreational and fitness programs and special events.
Duties: Assist the Senior Supervisor with recreation programs and memberships at the Senior Center; assists the office staff with customer registrations, memberships and inquiries; assists with special event planning and implementation; assists the Senior Supervisor in conducting tours of the Athletic Club facility; assists the Athletic Club Manager and Fitness Instructor in handling the day-to-day operations of the Athletic Club during shifts; organizes the Athletic Club Volunteer Monitor Schedule for Saturdays; assists in scheduling maintenance and repairs; maintains the Arlington Athletic Club and Fun and Fit databases, and updates all Athletics Club files; produces and mails Athletic Club membership renewal letters; produces the lists needed for Athletic Club member follow-up phone calls; secures the Athletic Club at the end of the shift; maintains the independent contractor file; assists the Senior Supervisor in handling the day-to-day operation of the Wood Shop; organizes the Volunteer Wood Shop Supervisor Schedule; updates and produces the annual inventory report for the Wood Shop; assists the Senior Supervisor in implementing Wood Shop Classes; monitors and verifies the safety certification and re-certification for patrons
Qualifications: BA/BS in Parks and Recreation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university; minimum three to five years experience in supervising adult or senior recreational programs preferred. Adult CPR/AED will be required within six months of hire
Hours: Up to 30 hours per week with a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours. This is an IMRF qualifying position.
Apply online at www.ahpd.org/jobs. Please no fax or emailed resumes.
The Westchester Park District is seeking a creative, experienced, enthusiastic, detail-oriented and driven professional with excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and implement high quality recreation programs and special events. This is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours of work per week, including some nights and weekends (evening and weekend hours are to be expected). The Recreation Supervisor will report directly to the Superintendent of Recreation.
Qualifications: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation Management or related field.
The Recreation Supervisor will coordinate, develop, budget, implement, supervise, market, administer and evaluate a wide variety of quality recreation activities to include but not limited to athletics, dance, general recreation and fitness as well as be responsible for the overall management and operations of the Fitness Center. The Recreation Supervisor must be creative and self-starting, possess exceptional organizational and communication skills as well as possess excellent customer service skills with participants, staff and the community at large. The Recreation Supervisor must work well independently as well as in a team setting, be able to direct and manage staff, and demonstrate sound judgment. Computer proficiency also desired. Possession of, or ability to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within the first year of employment. For any questions about the position, or to submit a resume, cover letter and references, please contact Lianne R. Robinette at firstname.lastname@example.org / 10201 Bond Street. Westchester. Illinois 60154 . 708.865.8200 x215