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 $16.05 B.O.Q.

TITLE: Safety Coordinator REPORTS TO: Human Resources Manager DIVISION: Business Services FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt CATEGORY: Part Time SALARY GRADE: Part Time STARTING RATE OF PAY: $16.05 B.O.Q. WORK SCHEDULE: 25 hours a week Between Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00 pm
Evenings and weekends when needed

SUMMARY Under the general supervision of the Human Resource Manager, the Safety Coordinator is responsible for the direction and implementation of the Loss Prevention Program. The Safety Coordinator is responsible for general safety and risk management concerns relating to all agency operations, functions, grounds and facilities. This position is responsible for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of procedural policies as they relate to loss prevention, insurance issues, safety, accident investigation and claims.

QUALIFICATIONS • Graduation from an accredited university with a Bachelors degree in occupational health and safety or related discipline is preferred. • At least two years of work experience in the field of safety or risk management is desirable work experience in public safety is also desirable. • Relevant safety or risk management certifications are desirable. • Valid Driver’s License and current vehicle insurance • Current CPR/AED certification • Current CPR/AED Instructor Certification • The hours of employment may fluctuate to accommodate evening or weekend programs, special events, and accident investigations as necessary. • Ability to present trainings to diverse employee groups • Capacity to determine requirements and present solutions for a variety of safety related regulatory issues from local, state and federal agencies • Ability to cooperate with and interpret Park District philosophies in relation to governmental, public and private groups and agencies and to the general public. • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other supervisors and subordinate employees • Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government. • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under stress of multiple deadlines, requests from other departments and interruptions with accuracy. • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with both internal and external customers. • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow staff and the public both orally and in writing. • Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve goals with minimal supervision or direction. • Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations • Capacity to utilize computer skills, including demonstrated proficiencies in word processing and basic spreadsheet and database applications • Capacity to proactively troubleshoot, problem solve and make sound judgments with respect to confidentiality.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Formulate safety related policy and philosophy; develop specific safety-related policies, procedures and guidelines. • Develop and present safety-training programs, develop and implement effective facility and equipment inspection programs and analyze potential loss situations and make recommendations. • Conduct accident investigations, work with the Business Manager to report losses, and assist in the successful adjustment of claims. • Chairperson of the agency's safety committee and will be responsible for the documentation of these meetings through an agenda and minutes format. • Prepare monthly summaries of accidents to be submitted to the agency administrator and safety committee. These summaries should include a summary relating to any trends in losses that have been identified.
• Driving is an essential function of the Safety Coordinator position. In many cases the Safety Coordinator must work independently to investigate accidents at all hours, coordinate onsite on disaster situations, conduct unannounced safety compliance audits, and related activities. • Paperwork - developing agency safety related policies, agency safety inspection reports, accident investigation reports, safety committee minutes, training materials, and responses to public safety concerns. • Communicate in writing with proper grammatical form and be proficient in communicating verbally in group, and individual situations. Be able to establish priorities, plan and delegate, and accomplish established goals. • Ability to perform follow-up safety inspections when required to ensure that unsafe conditions or practices identified by the Safety Committee, staff or public have been properly corrected. • Inform the Director of Parks and Recreation and department heads of the status of matters affecting the Loss Prevention program. • Perform safety orientation and training programs for seasonal part-time staff and new employees. • Maintain an effective driver-training program for employees operating park district vehicles • Maintain Certificates of Insurance from contractors, vendors, and youth sport groups and affiliate groups, as well as special events. • Coordinate CPR and/or First Aid training for designated employees. • Maintains a record of all training certificates • Coordinate PDRMA Loss Control Review materials and assist managers in obtaining 95% or higher score. • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee manual.
• Attend meetings as required

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS • Completes assigned reports and projects on a timely basis. • Maintains records and files relating to safety and risk management. • Establishes safety related goals and objectives. • Develops and revises agency safety manuals. • Develops guidelines for the development of procedural manuals for all activities • Maintains an accurate inventory of safety training materials. • Participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries and develops written documentation to assist in a defense of legal actions. • Develops long range capital safety related improvement recommendations. • Recommends safety related equipment, supplies, and materials for purchase. • Develops emergency response procedures and emergency evacuation plans for facilities and programs. • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other public agencies in regards to safety issues. • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations related to safety and insurance. • Prepares and monitors safety related budgets. • Assists management in the enforcement of safety rules and regulations. • Tracks, distributes and follow ups on Park District Risk Management Agency’s LRN Alerts on safety and risk management issues. • Works with the safety committee and human resources to ensure that training is conducted that keeps the Park District in compliance with all federal and state health/safety guidelines. • Reviews and updates safety manual on an annual basis. • Maintains required departmental records. • Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility and for continuing education. • Assist with administrative reception desk coverage • Performs other duties as assigned.

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Must be in condition adequate to conduct on site inspection of park district facilities, operations, and accident scenes. • May frequently be required to walk, sit, talk and hear. • May frequently be required to use hands and/or fingers, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. • May occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. • May occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. • May be in awkward or difficult positions resulting in physical fatigue. • Must have specific vision abilities required for this job; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust to focus.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS • The ability to analyze agency risks determining whether they can be eliminated or minimized. • The ability to analyze existing loss data to determine if appropriate countermeasures can be implement • The ability to deal with other people under stressful situations. • Highly organized and have the ability to prioritize safety related and risk management projects.

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS Prolonged stress and pressures of the position could affect some individuals’ blood pressure.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS Worker may be: • In and out of controlled temperatures occasionally throughout the day. • Required to work occasionally in all elements of weather. • Occasionally exposed to elevated noise levels produced from landscape maintenance equipment and/or power tools. • Occasionally at job sites where dust, pollens, molds, etc. may be present. • Involved in repetitive work (i.e. computer keyboard, writing, hand tools…) • May be exposed to extreme weather conditions during seasonal safety inspections, accident investigations, and during the coordination of a disaster situation • Some activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS • The ability to read, writes, and organizes materials. • Able to follow directions - oral and written. • Ability to demonstrate good safety awareness and judgment. • Follow step-by-step procedures and obtain appropriate end results • Exhibit good problem solving abilities • Analyze data to create reports, make recommendations, and strategize appropriate follow-up. • Project a positive image and neat appearance to visitors of the Park District

If at any time during the course of employment the employee is unable to perform the duties, functions, or considerations outlined in this job description, the immediate supervisor should be informed.

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 Crystal Lake Park District


Anna Olas
815-459-0680 ext. 1202

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000 - $55,000


The Glen Ellyn Park District is accepting applications for the position of Parks Facilities Manager. Glen Ellyn Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community’s use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events. The District operates one outdoor aquatic facility, two recreation centers, three athletic field complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center and the recently renovated Lake Ellyn Boathouse.

DESCRIPTION: The Parks Facilities Manager position is responsible for facility, construction, and administrative activities within the Parks Maintenance Department, which includes, but is not limited to: facility repairs and preventative maintenance, pool mechanical operations, contract writing, construction planning, cost estimates, acquisition of price quotes, purchasing and allocation of materials and supplies, and will act as the Park District ADA Coordinator. Additionally, this position will be required to assist with field inspections, special events and tournaments, and will participate in snow removal and other inclement weather activities.

JOB DUTIES: The duties and responsibilities listed below are illustrative only and are not meant to be a full and exhaustive listing of all of the duties and responsibilities of the classification. • Plans, organizes, and manages the maintenance, operation, inspection, installation and repair of facilities as assigned in the Parks Maintenance Department. • Prepares and executes work orders and schedules. • Maintains records and prepares reports for work activities. • Collects data to coordinate activities with other departments. • Oversees and inspects work of private contractors. • Investigates complaints and recommends corrective actions. • Assists in the preparation of the department budget, monitors budget expenditures, and prepares cost estimates. • Evaluates equipment for purchase and assists in the development of specifications. • Collects data and determines best course of action for activities such as: work orders, inventory, equipment replacement, purchasing, and fixed assets.
• Performs the more complex or technical duties associated with assigned areas. • Keeps abreast of and maintains knowledge of latest technology and applications to the work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, including:

Education: Two years of college level coursework or equivalent certifications in a general trade(s) including: carpentry, electrical, HVAC, pools, plumbing, construction management, and/or facility operations. An AA degree or higher in a closely related field is desirable.

Experience: Education may be substituted for five years of increasingly responsible related experience, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Licenses: A valid Illinois Class “A” Driver’s License is required within six months of employment.

Certificates: A Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification is required within six months of employment. Specialized certifications in areas such carpentry, electrical, HVAC, pools, plumbing, construction management, and/or facility operations are highly desirable.

Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 DOQ

BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent are: • Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Dental Coverage • Prescription Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Paid Time Off & Paid Emergency Leave To apply for this position go to: Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Dan Hopkins

 Closing Date

April 7, 2017


DESCRIPTION The Bensenville Park District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Food & Beverage Manager/Executive Chef at White Pines Golf Club and Banquet Facility. On-site facilities include two 18-hole golf courses, halfway house, 37 Bar & Grill, tent (350+ capacity) and banquet facility (250+ capacity) and The Pine Room (100+ capacity).

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for delivering revenues and profits by developing and providing appealing restaurant, grill and banquet services, quality menu options and bar services at White Pines Golf Club and Banquet Facility. The ideal candidate will bring exceptional food and beverage management experience related to banquets, grill and restaurant operations. Menu development, financial tracking, process improvement, strategic planning and quality management skills are critical abilities to be successful in achieving the short and long-range goals of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS The position requires an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management or similar. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. The position requires a minimum of four (4) years food and beverage management experience in full-size restaurant and/or banquet facility. The position is required to possess and maintain appropriate Illinois Food/Sanitation certifications and Bassett Alcohol Certification as required for the facility needs, or obtain within six months of hire.

JOB STATUS: Full time DEPARTMENT: White Pines Golf Club Food & Beverage FSLA STATUS: Exempt SALARY: $46,500-54,500

HOW TO APPLY Interested applicants should submit a current resume and three (3) professional references to: Evelyn Struck, Superintendent of Finance & HR, Bensenville Park District, 1000 W. Wood Street, Bensenville, IL 60106,

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 Bensenville Park District


Evelyn Struck

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Outdoor Adventure Camp is an adventure-based day camp with six overnights (totaling 20 nights away) for kids in 7th-9th grades. This is an 8-week position from June 12-August 4. An additional opportunity may be available for a 1-week camp position August 7 to August 11. Camp hours are 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, plus six overnight trips totaling 20 nights away (no weekends). No housing available.

Responsibilities: Staff duties include supervising campers throughout the day and during overnight camping trips, transporting them to and from trips and leading campers in daily activities that may include games, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, caving, canoeing, cooking, fire building and camping.

Qualifications: Positive, enthusiastic, responsible individuals who enjoy and are experienced working with children. Some knowledge of nature and outdoor recreation required. Lifeguard certification or ability to become certified, and/or experience driving a 15-passenger van a plus. Minimum age requirement 21 years old.

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 Park District of Highland Park


Leah Holloway

 Closing Date

April 28, 2017

 $39,000-$46,000 DOQ

Description: Responsible for all operations related to the development and implementation of wellness programs including group exercise classes, membership promotions, personal training and any other fitness services as well as running all youth and adult athletics programs. Duties include but are not limited to planning, implementation, oversight, promotion and evaluation of programs, training and development of staff, budgeting, purchasing, problem-solving, customer service and risk management.

Duties and Essential Job Functions: •Designs, plans, implements and evaluates innovative group exercise and fitness programs that respond to community preferences and that encourage healthy lifestyles. Develops, modifies and distributes group exercise schedule and instructor teaching schedule and tracks participation for group fitness classes and a number of various fitness membership types. •Oversees a variety of specialized fitness programs such as Healthy Minds/Healthy Bodies, Fun Fitness for Kids, Strength Training for Teens and Peak Performance. •Develops, implements and oversees membership programs, promotions and events that attract and integrate new members, build relationships and help to retain members. Keeps open communication with all members. Oversees corporate fitness program. •Recruit, hire, train, schedule, manage payroll for, conduct in-service training and evaluate all group exercise instructors and personal trainers, approximately 20-25 employees. •Assists the Community & Special Events Supervisor in organizing and implementing the 5K run and organizes other special events related to fitness. •Works with the Aquatic and Leisure Center Supervisor in compiling and acquiring capital improvement and other fitness center needs and scheduling and implementing aqua fitness classes. •Oversees all aspects of the youth soccer and basketball programs, from setting up the program, organizing teams, acquiring volunteer coaches from the community, scheduling games at Bensenville Park District and School District 2 facilities, scheduling scorekeepers and referees, problem-solving parent and player issues and evaluating these programs on a regular basis. •Runs a variety of adult leagues, including but not limited to women’s basketball, men’s basketball, racquetball, adult volleyball and adult softball. •Promotes and schedules a variety of field rentals, including but not limited to soccer, baseball/softball and lacrosse. •Oversees a variety of preschool and youth sports classes including but not limited to gymnastics and martial arts.
•Oversees Open Gym during the summer months. •Budget preparation for all areas of responsibility and is accountable for all receipts and disbursements relating to assigned areas. •Creates and distributes program marketing materials, creates seasonal brochure materials and engages in outreach to the community for these events. Works closely with the Superintendent of Communications and Marketing to effectively market these events. •Has the ability to communicate with verbal and written language in order to help run and promote programs, memberships and facility use. Has the ability to work independently with customers and staff at all times. Understanding of time requirements related to job, including working some evenings and weekends.

Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree from a college or university, Sports or Fitness Management, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or Recreation degree preferred. •AFA, ACE, NASM and/or ACSM certification preferred. •A minimum three years’ experience running fitness and/or athletic programs. •The ability to solve problems comprehensively and to produce accurate work on a timely basis. •Good judgment, accuracy, creativity, integrity, tact and courtesy. •Proficient in utilizing social media such as Facebook and Twitter. •Good computer skills, proficient with Word, Publisher, Excel, Outlook and the Adobe suite. Experience with Rectrac registration system preferred. •Ability to drive a vehicle.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements.

JOB STATUS: Full time DEPARTMENT: Recreation FLSA STATUS: Exempt
HOURS: Minimum 40 hours per week including some evenings and weekends.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Evelyn Struck, Superintendent of Finance & Human Resources,

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 Bensenville Park District


Rory Joyce

 Closing Date

April 28, 2017