ABOUT US: The Glenview Park District is an independent local government agency that provides beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Glenview, IL and beyond. Major facilities include a 170,000 sq. ft. community center, three water parks, an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and restaurant, a 9-hole golf course with platform tennis, a tennis club, an ice center, a 1920s dairy farm, an 1850s nature/history center, and newly renovated administrative offices. The District has over 100 full time employees, 300 year round part time employees and another 500 summer / temporary employees.
JOB SUMMARY: The Human Resource Manager reports to the Deputy Executive Director and has district-wide responsibility for performing, assisting with or overseeing the following areas: HR planning and strategy; job design and organizational structure; recruitment and selection; onboarding; training and development; employee relations and communications; internal investigations and documentation; performance management, disciplinary actions and terminations; unemployment compensation; legal compliance and auditing; employment policy development and writing; HRIS and records management; compensation analysis; benefits administration; employee wellness; payroll administration (in-house, bi-weekly); and risk management. This position directly oversees two full time and two part time employees.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial psychology, or related field along with at least 5 years’ related work experience. SHRM-CP designation strongly preferred. The best candidates will have a strong knowledge of federal and state employment laws; the ability to establish and sustain positive relationships; a calm, friendly and approachable demeanor; a high level of confidentiality and trustworthiness; excellent writing and messaging skills; excellent leadership skills, tact and diplomacy; outstanding communication skills; critical thinking; creativity and innovation; and a belief in the value of the parks and recreation field. (Note: No residency requirement for employment.)
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full-time year-round supervisory level position. Hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, plus additional evening and weekend work as required. Target hiring range is mid $70’s to mid $80’s DOQ (depending on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
• Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Prescription Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Roth IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time • Tuition Assistance • Park District Facility Usage Benefits and Discounts
APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page
FOR MORE INFORMATION Barb.Cremin@GlenviewParks.org
Under the direction of the Superintendent of Parks, the Fleet Mechanic is responsible for implementing and managing a preventative maintenance/service program for all Park District equipment and vehicles.
-Minimum high school graduate or equivalent required
-Minimum of three years of experience as a mechanic
-Mechanic certification preferred
-Valid Illinois State Driver's License and CDL/Combo
-Knowledge and skill to diagnose and determine appropriate repairs and costs for mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and exhaust systems.
-Ability to perform and complete most equipment repairs required to maintain fully functional maintenance equipment and smaller equipment.
-Ability to implement a preventative maintenance program
-Ability to organize records in the areas of safety, preventative maintenance, and prioritize future equipment purchases for the District.
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Niles Park District 6676 W. Howard Niles, IL 60714 Attn: Tom Elenz
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for identifying, planning, supervising, and completing a wide variety of general labor project for parks, buildings and lakefront operations, including cleaning, maintenance, repairs, painting, construction, landscaping, snow removal and seasonal duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES •Supervise and perform various manual work tasks associated with the repair and maintenance of park grounds, facilities and equipment. •Establish and implement preventative maintenance procedures. •Performs custodial cleaning, grass mowing, and general park and building maintenance and construction. •Maintain trees and shrubs, to include watering, fertilizing and pruning. •Maintains the landscape and flower beds. •Order and maintain necessary supplies and equipment. •Conduct and document monthly building, vehicle, park, lake and beach inspections and testing and make all necessary repairs as needed. •Snow removal and salting functions as needed.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Must have at least three (3) years experience involving parks, grounds, lake or facility maintenance, one (1) year experience preferred with snow plow operations, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. • Good working knowledge of landscape and grounds, maintenance tools, equipment, shop and field practices. • Ability to operate all forms of light and heavy maintenance equipment. • Must be able to prioritize and follow/carry out a variety of assignments.• Able to work and complete assignments with minimal supervision.• Must have a valid Driver’s License. • Must be able to read, write, and speak in English. •Current Illinois Pesticide Operators License required.
HOURS: The employee shall be considered to be on duty whenever a need exists for their services. This position requires non-traditional work hours at various times throughout the year. A typical schedule is five weekdays, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Approximately 40 hours per week.
TO APPLY: Submit resume, letter of interest and list of three professional references to Colleen Broderick, Executive Director, Wildwood Park District, 33325 N. Sears Blvd., Wildwood, IL 60030 or email email@example.com.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management or related field required. Must have experience in operating recreation programs or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Athletic programming experience preferred. Candidate should possess strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, a solid customer service background, budgeting experience and the ability to work in a team environment. This person needs to have a dynamic personality who is creative and energetic. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required. CPR/AED certification preferred or must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
Duties: The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for creating, planning, organizing, staffing, marketing, implementing, budgeting and evaluating the following program areas: contractual athletic programs, youth in-house basketball leagues, travel basketball program, adult athletic programs and leagues, community programming for adults and seniors, as well as a half day summer camp. This person would be responsible for coordinating inclusion requests, coming up with new creative programs seasonally and be able to demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
Please submit Cover Letter, Resume and References via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterans Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, multi-tasker, with ability to work well with others, who would be responsible for supporting various accounting and finance related job functions, including the reconciliation of Park District bank accounts, preparing journal entries, and providing support in payroll of the Park District.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate would have a bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field combined with two (2) years demonstrated accounting and reconciliation experience in governmental accounting is preferred (but not required). Candidates should possess the ability to work independently, solve problems comprehensively, and perform in a fast paced environment, detail oriented and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Proficiency in the use of computers and office machines is required. Excellent understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook etc. is required. Experience using RecTrac registration software and/or MSI accounting software a plus, but not required. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation spelling and vocabulary.
Ability to provide excellent customer service, strong verbal skills, organizational skills, advanced planning and analytical ability. Capability to utilize initiative and sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; prioritize, organize and coordinate work activities.
Hours: On average, 16 to 20 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible and can vary depending on the candidate and the park district's needs.
You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. Veterans Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date: Open Until Filled Contact Name: Marge Stabile Contact E-Mail: email@example.com