The Park District has an exciting full-time opportunity due to an internal promotion! We are currently accepting applications for a Maintenance & Operations Supervisor. This position works in our Revenue Facilities Department and will support the recently opened Gymnastics and Recreation Center, Rehm Pool and our newest $24 million dollar building renovation, Ridgeland Common Recreation Center that has an ice rink and an outdoor pool.
The position is responsible to oversee and manage a comprehensive maintenance plan, including preventative, predictive and day to day custodial maintenance. Buildings, grounds, equipment and associated mechanical systems are expected to be maintained in a manner consistent with agency goals and commitments to create an organization of excellence. The essential functions include; Administers all facets of the maintenance program through the use of the Maintenance Management Software System, including predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance. Responsible for ongoing evaluation of programs, services and facilities. Supervises full-time, part-time, seasonal staff and provides staff with appropriate training; monitors and evaluates employee performance; and conducts performance evaluations. The education and experience includes a 2 or 4 year degree from an accredited college, university or jr. college and a minimum of 5 years managing the preventative, predictive and general maintenance programs and 5 years of supervisory experience. Education, training and experience in HVAC, pumps and mechanical systems preventative maintenance and repair. A valid driver's license and a good driving record. Previous experience in aquatic and /or ice rink operations.
The Park District of Oak Park offers a competitive salary and benefit's package. Our benefit's include: health, dental, vision, IMRF, deferred compensation plan, flexible spending account, vacation days, sick days and personal days. We also offer a Live Well Program that includes reimbursement of up to $300.00 for fitness related memberships / classes.
Please go to www.pdop.org to view the entire job description and apply online. The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
The General Manager is responsible the overall management of Braemar Golf Course, Fred Richards Golf Course, and the Golf Dome, including golf operations, course maintenance, customer service, sales and marketing, food and beverage, and accounting, budgeting and program development
The job requires a Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation, Public or Business Administration, and seven years of experience managing recreation programs with at least two years of experience managing full time and part time staff, or equivalent experience. Must have experience managing a golf course facility. A valid driver’s license or evidence of equivalent mobility is also required.
Desired qualifications include a Master’s degree in a related field. Experience in local government and working with city council, boards, and commissions.
**The Plainfield Park District Board of Commissioners invites applications for the position of Executive Director. The Board will select an Executive Director to fill this position and begin employment at the district approximately on July 21, 2014.**
* May 23, 2014 Deadline for Receiving Applications
* June 11, 2014 Candidates Presented to the Board
* June 14-21, 2014 Board Conducts Interviews
* July 21, 2014 Tentative Date of Employment
The starting salary range for the position of Executive Director is $115,000 to $150,000, commensurate with experience.
Salary and benefits will be negotiated with the Board of Commissioners.
* Bachelors Degree in Parks and Recreation, Public Administration or related field. Masters Degree preferred.
* Preferred 10 years as an Executive Director.
* Thorough knowledge of public park and recreation operations, as well as park district finance.
* Current with all legislation pertaining to park district law.
* Must possess strong leadership skills.
* Possess an understanding of the board-executive director relationship and the ability to cultivate a positive working relationship with all commissioners.
* Demonstrated capabilities in fiscal management. Must have experience budgeting; developing capital projects both within and outside the referendum process; budget forecasting; and the development of creative funding strategies, including bonds, fundraising, public/private partnerships and grants and have experience in grant writing.
* Possess the ability to assess community needs, research trends and innovative concepts as they apply to the improvement of agency operations and long-range planning.
* The ability to establish and maintain open communication and collaboration with staff, community, other agencies, institutions, agency neighbors and governmental entities.
* Possess the ability to develop partnerships with businesses and governmental agencies.
* The ability to act as an ambassador to the community to resolve any concerns expressed by stakeholders, including users of facilities or parks, neighbors of facilities or parks, and residents.
* Certification as a Park and Recreation Professional preferred.
* A person of great integrity, honesty, self-confidence and charisma.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Effective interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all types of individuals.
* Administrative skills based on positive human relations, interactive communication skills, and high public visibility.
* Must possess the ability to carry out organizational restructuring, yet stay true to the mission and maintain the strength, identity, and traditions of the organization.
* Must be able to lead the organization through a transformation while maintaining a passion for results with the ability to think and act strategically and stimulate others to do the same.
### APPLICATION PROCEDURE
All applications or inquiries should be referred to:
Screening Committee—Plainfield Park District
Illinois Association of Park Districts
Attn: Peter Murphy
211 East Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62701-1186
Applications should be marked personal and confidential.
All applicant packets must be completed by May 23, 2014 and must contain the information below in order to meet Board consideration. All documents (other than education credentials) must have a left margin of 1.5 inches. Each numbered item below needs to be on a separate page. Please do not bind or staple.
1. Formal letter of application indicating reasons you desire to be a candidate.
2. Current resume including, but not limited to, employment history, responsibilities, number of employees supervised
and budget amount managed.
3. Complete list of accomplishments/completed projects.
4. At least three (3) current letters of recommendation. These written references ideally should include a balance of former employers, employees and board members.
5. Three to six (3-6) professional references with complete names, addresses and phone numbers. These references need to be different from those providing letters of recommendation and will be contacted by the Illinois Association of Park Districts upon receipt.
6. Typewritten responses to the following management questions. Please limit your response to each question to one page.
1. Describe your management style.
2. State and discuss your philosophy of parks and recreation.
3. What issues do you consider to be critically important to the park and recreation field today?
4. If given the opportunity, how will you attempt to resolve these issues?
5. If chosen for the position, what steps will you take as the district’s new leader in your first 120 days?
7. Salary history for the past 5 years.
8. Complete set of up-to-date credentials which include legal proof verifying educational degrees. Transcript or copy of diploma is acceptable.
9. Written permission to contact past employers and written permission to have a criminal background check.
PURPOSE AND PERFORMANCE GOALS
Directs the overall performance of the Recreation Department including guest and group satisfaction with focus on financial performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
•Develops, oversees, implements, and monitors activities, group recreation, team building programs, children’s programs and amenities to increase guest satisfaction and department revenues.
•Maintain cleanliness, organization, and safety of equipment and facilities in accordance to established procedures both directly and through training; assigning and evaluating subordinates.
•Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, directing work, evaluating performance, rewarding and disciplining subordinates, including Recreation Supervisor; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
•Create monthly recreation calendars highlighting upcoming events at Eagle Ridge.
•Monitors and abides by monthly and yearly budgets.
•Maintains inventory of all supplies and orders more supplies when running low.
•Have knowledge of recreation activities and amenities; plus be able to answer questions and assist guests and subordinates in these areas.
•Knowledge of all duties and responsibilities of Recreation Supervisor and Recreation Attendants. Cover shifts as needed.
•Work with sales team to sell group recreation and team building.
•Approve bi-weekly time and attendance report.
•Make reservations and sales--recording cash, check, room charges, and paperwork in accordance to established procedures.
•Communicate areas of concern to the Director of Rooms.
•Facilitate departmental staff meetings.
•Approve of work schedules based off of occupancy and foreseen traffic created by Recreation Supervisor.
•Attend manager’s meetings whenever possible.
•Establish partnerships with local vendors in order to offer guests extended amenities as well as offer more activities for teambuilding and group recreation.
•Attend marketing meetings to ensure that all recreation activities are being advertised in an effective and accurate manner.
The Facility Maintenance Manager is responsible for the primary care, development and maintenance of The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center and supervision of the custodial staff assigned to the Center. The Facility Maintenance Manager performs in a hands-on capacity, on a permanent, full-time basis that may exceed 40 hours per week and include evening or weekend hours. The Facility Maintenance Manager shall be considered on duty or on call at all times, except during approved leaves of absence. The Facility Maintenance Manager reports to the Supt. of Parks/Facilities for all purposes, including the employment and performance of custodial personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include, but are not limited to:
1. Through a preventative maintenance program, inspect and maintain proper operations of all building mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing equipment and sound systems.
2. Keep up-to-date records and reports on inspections of and service to equipment; submit reports as required.
3. Perform maintenance and repairs to all building fixtures, equipment, furnishings, and building structure. Ensure the facility is maintained in a safe, clean and presentable manner.
4. Maintain and repair fitness equipment at the Fitness Center in a timely manner when requested.
5. Assist the Fitness & Wellness Manager in the training of all fitness staff in the upkeep and preventative maintenance of all fitness equipment.
6. Make emergency repairs when needed.
7. Supervise and assist custodial personnel in a hands-on capacity with work assignments in building repair and construction/development of site improvements.
8. Set work schedules for custodial personnel and ensure compliance to fulfill the needs of the Park District (evenings, weekends, etc.).
9. Develop and conduct new employee orientation and in-service training programs for custodial personnel in compliance with the Loss Risk Management program.
10. Maintain responsibility for keys, locks, alarm and security systems to ensure security of equipment, facilities, and buildings.
11. Oversee all facility renovation and development projects in consultation with the Supt. of Parks/Facilities, Executive Director, Board of Commissioners, and/or appropriate professional consultants/contractors ensuring compliance with specifications.
12. Order, purchase and coordinate delivery of supplies, tools and replacement equipment as needed for the Recreation & Fitness Center following the established guidelines for purchases (quotes, budget limitations, purchase order, approvals).
13. Obtain quotes and coordinate services by outside contractors when deemed necessary or economically feasible by the Board of Commissioners.
14. Maintain adequate fiscal control/responsibility to assure the facility expenditures are within budgetary limitations.
15. Maintain an accurate and ongoing inventory of all maintenance equipment, computers, furnishings, supplies and consumables in the Recreation & Fitness Center for compliance with the Park District’s asset control system.
16. Attend workshops/seminars when considered pertinent to position or responsibilities.
17. Prepare written progress report for inclusion in Board packet.
18. Maintain a positive community image for the Park District.
19. Become familiar with and understand the Park District’s Master Plan, Park District Code, financial operations, and pertinent ordinances and reports.
20. Become familiar with, understand, and work in compliance with the Park District’s rules and regulations, safety policies and personnel policies. Work in cooperation with the Safety Coordinator to ensure a safe environment for residents, program participants, guests and staff within the established loss control program.
21. Ascertain and maintain compliance with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to building, ground, and facility design, renovation and maintenance.
22. Work in cooperation with and support of the Board of Commissioners, the Executive Director, and Park District personnel—Maintenance, Office/Clerical, Administrative and Recreation.
23. Perform other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Supt. of Parks/Facilities or the Executive Director.
SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
Individual should possess an associate degree in heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, or Bachelors Degree in related field, or equivalent of any combination of training and experience which provides the knowledge and skills for this position. Must have at least three years work experience in the following areas: HVAC, electrical plumbing, and carpentry, and knowledge of all building trades. Must have a minimum of five years supervisory experience in building management or related work. Must have knowledge of blueprint reading, and knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, equipment and effective practices used in carrying out duties of the assigned position. CPR/AED/First Aid certified, or willing to obtain within 60 days of employment.
A valid Illinois State Driver’s License is required.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check and a pre-employment physical.
Working conditions are primarily indoors, but on occasion exposure to outdoor work will be required. The Facility Maintenance Manager is frequently exposed to products used in the maintenance of the facility. The noise level is moderate to loud. The workplace is moderate to fast paced.
The Facility Maintenance Manager must possess:
1. The ability to supervise personnel of varied skill levels and delegate authority wisely.
2. The ability to communicate effectively with the public and adequately represent the operations and policies of the Park District.
3. The ability to work with appropriate professional consultants.
4. The ability to work without direct supervision.
5. The ability to plan, develop and evaluate projects.
6. The ability to assign appropriate priority to tasks.
7. The ability to organize a wide range of tasks efficiently.
8. High level skills in written and oral communications.
9. Technical knowledge and skills sufficient to supervise and evaluate the operations of the Recreation & Fitness Center.
10. The ability to perform required duties with initiative, good judgment, accuracy, persistence, integrity, dependability, tact and courtesy; work within the guidelines and policies set forth by the Board of Commissioners.
While performing the duties of this job, the Facility Maintenance Manager is regularly required to sit, stand and walk; use hands to handle and feel objects, tools and controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; and sit, stoop, kneel and crouch. The Facility Maintenance Manager must be in good physical condition and have sufficient strength to perform heavy manual labor when required. While performing the duties of this job, the Facility Maintenance Manager may be required to lift items up to 80 pounds.