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 $48,360 - $63,523


The Village of Glendale Heights has a position available for a Recreation Supervisor in the Recreation Division of the Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department.

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the organizing and directing of a comprehensive indoor and outdoor recreational and leisure community programming. Exercises independent judgment and discretion not of a routine or clerical nature in evaluating and reporting on the work efforts of employees, and oversees the recruitment and selection process for the division.

Responsible for assisting the Recreation Division Manager in employing a variety of creative, innovative, and motivational methods to create a market and customer oriented approach to developing, promoting and evaluating services.

Assists the Recreation Division Manager in leading all Recreation division activities. Will be required to work night and weekend hours to meet recreational needs of the general public.

This position requires graduation from a four year accredited college or university with a degree in recreation or closely related field CPRP preferred), minimum of 3 years recreation experience including community center programming and supervision, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary Range: $48,360 - $63,523, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is an AFSCME union, exempt position.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application with 3 professional references to:

Village of Glendale Heights Attn: HR Division 300 Civic Center Plaza Glendale Heights, IL 60l39

The selection process includes a panel interview and may include job skills testing. All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment drug testing and background check. Employees are required to have permanent residency within a 20-mile radius of the Village.

Posted 10-3-16 An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Village of Glendale Heights


Keith Knautz

 Closing Date

November 18, 2016

 $43,085 - $53,856

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for all aspects of the payroll process for all Park District employees, including updating and maintaining payroll database, tax related issues, and HR administration, while maintaining high confidentiality.


• Responsible for accurately analyzing, preparing and inputting payroll data on a bi-weekly basis.
• Responsible for resolving Incode/TimePro system issues and concerns by working closely with the IT department. Attend meetings as warranted and implement decision-making authority for items affecting payroll. • Manage and coordinate all provision of the Affordable Care Act(ACA). • Conduct background checks for new employees. • Collaborate with external auditors on payroll related items as necessary. • Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws. • Responsible for resolving payroll issues and concerns with employees, through effective communication skills and customer service. • Identify, recommend and implement appropriate process efficiencies in relation to payroll processing; work in conjunction with supervisor and appropriate teams to accomplish. • Verifies that all new hire paperwork is in compliance with federal law, state law and adheres to district standards. • Responsible for on-going training of staff in payroll procedures. • Responsible for the preparation and distribution of quarterly unemployment reports, all payroll reports and annual W-2 statements and end of year reports. • Responsible for the calculation, preparation and transmittance of federal and state tax deposits. • Maintain complete, accurate, and timely payroll files. • Assists with all Human Resource Department activities and operations as necessary. • Participate in trainings and PDU’s to educate staff on payroll and time keeping processes, benefits, and other HR related topics. • Establish and maintain external training records. • Keep current on employment practices including Department of Labor laws. • Assist in administrative tasks for worker’s compensation claims. • Prepare and maintain adequate supply of new staff orientation materials and packets, personnel policies manuals, health insurance plans information packets, evidence of coverage packets, and other materials, as needed and/or requested. • Follow-up with unemployment claims as needed. • Assist and provide staff with general human resources-related forms and other general requests. • Respond to and/or complete employment verification requests (written and/or verbal). • File personnel and other documents as requested.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality in all aspects of the job. • Proficient in excel and payroll software. • Critical thinking and problem solving skills. • Skills in communicating with employees by oral and written means. • Skills in preparing written reports and analysis. • Organizational ability. • Knowledge of human resource concepts and how to implement them. • Ability to work in a team based environment. • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The above knowledge and skills may be demonstrated by an Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or as a Certified Payroll Professional, with 3 years computerized payroll experience. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for above.

For more information and to apply please visit our website at:

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Essential Functions

The Parks Foreman is a hands-on position responsible for the maintenance of the district’s parks and grounds equipment. The manager exercises supervision over personnel associated with grounds maintenance. The manager is responsible for assisting in the development, budgeting, and organization of a variety of maintenance programs.

Administrative • Performs and supervises the maintenance of grounds areas for Salt Creek Rural Park District’s parks, building exteriors, athletic fields and courts. • Maintains a thorough understanding of the Park District’s policies and operations. Assists with enforcing and interpreting those policies as needed. • Assists with development of Annual Departmental and Safety goals. • Develops and maintains working relationships with all park district departments. • Monitors outside contracts related to grounds maintenance. e.g.: spraying, tree removals etc. • Continues education by attending classes, seminars, or conferences related to the position. • Assigns and maintains a tidy and organized workshop with the required inventory of tools, equipment and supplies. • Plans the cleaning, preventive maintenance, and repair of maintenance equipment.

Examples of work including but not limited to: • Record keeping • Documented inspections • Safety and Personal Protection Training • Mowing and trimming • Golf course maintenance • Tree and shrub maintenance • Fertilizer and Chemical Application Program • Flower bed maintenance • Garbage and litter removal • Athletic field grooming • Interior maintenance such as painting and cleaning. • Small equipment repair • Welding and fabricating • Snow plowing

Personnel Management • Assigns work, supervises, and trains maintenance employees involved in grounds and facilities maintenance. • Ability to maintain a positive working relationship with other employees. • Approaches others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration; accepts responsibility for own actions; and follows through on commitments.

Risk Management • Fosters a working environment that promotes safe work habits and active participation in the agency’s risk management program • Must use good safety awareness, judgment, and follow policies; report potentially unsafe conditions; watch out for each other’s’ safety, never hesitating to remind and/or help workmates concerning safety; use equipment following manufacturer safety instructions. • Maintains a working knowledge of all general agency and department-specific safety rules. • Attends required safety program and in-service education meetings. • Corrects unsafe conditions and/or reports them to Safety Coordinator. • Uses material handling equipment or staff assistance when lifting and/or moving objects 50 pounds or heavier. • Addresses unsafe employee and patron behaviors by approaching, correcting and coaching. • Uses protective gloves, masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent exposure to pathogens.

Additional Functions • Prepares monthly reports as requested. • Prepares schedules, routines, and special reports as directed. • On call nights and weekends, as needed. • Perform other duties and functions as requested.

• Minimum of 7 years of supervisory experience in landscape maintenance or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge and skill of grounds work. • Excellent (oral and written) communication and organization skills. • Possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license. • Must obtain a valid Illinois Pesticide Public Applicator’s License in Ornamental and Turf Pest Control and Right of Way within 6 months of hiring.

Environmental Considerations • Required to work during all weather conditions, including cold and hot temperatures. Will be exposed to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions.

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 Salt Creek Park District


Chris Paisley

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $26.39 per hour boq

The Village of Orland Park’s Recreation and Parks Department has opening for a full-time Maintenance Worker II to perform varied skilled and semi-skilled duties in maintenance and construction relative to Village-owned properties and equipment including, but not limited to, landscaping, horticulture, forestry, irrigation, pond shoreline restoration, playground equipment, and athletic fields maintenance. This position will respond to work orders and internal requests for service in a prompt and professional manner demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless service. Provides high level of responsiveness to resident inquires and complaints advising residents of village polices. Will serve as a team leader for at least one crew. This position will perform extensive landscaping functions including but not limited to grading, seeding, sod restoration/installation, planting, pruning, fertilization, and aeration; Inspect, repair and install irrigation systems; maintains pond shorelines and aesthetics; Inspect, repair and maintain all playground equipment; Inspect, repair and maintain all athletic surfaces ensuring a safe playable surface; Install and repair fences, tables, benches, pavilions, and shade structures; Perform other general maintenance duties including but not limited to installation, measuring, grading and repair of concrete work; performs rough carpentry, demo and light plumbing and electrical repairs; and environmental control of all Village properties, special event support/set up; and requisitions parts, equipment, material and supplies as required; Picks up, transports and delivers goods and equipment; and enter and track work status in Excel spreadsheets and Word documents and other software using a computer or tablet. This position is required to operates light and heavy-duty motor vehicle equipment and tools including, but not limited to, pickup and dump trucks, backhoe, bobcat, front-end loader, tractors, field grooming equipment, roller, sod cutter, compressors, concrete saws, chainsaws, generators, pumps and aerial lifts is a safe and responsible manner and perform snow removal and ice removal operations.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent along with 5 years related experience within a Parks/Grounds environment or other closely related experience. Prior experience with irrigation systems, horticulture/forestry, and playground equipment is highly preferred. Previous maintenance, landscape or construction experience preferred along with experience and skill in the use of hand tools and in the operation of gasoline and electric powered tools and equipment is also required. Knowledge of construction techniques is also preferred. Class “A” Commercial Driver’s license with air brake, trailer, and tanker endorsements is required. Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI), Degree in Horticulture or Landscape Architecture, and/or Pesticides Applicator are highly preferred.

Hours: Monday – Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm, on-call availability is required for emergencies, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Pay Rate: Starting at $26.39 per hour

The Village of Orland Park offers a comprehensive employee benefits program which includes multiple medial plan designs offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, dental, vision, life insurance, and an employee wellness program. Retirement benefits through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) are provided along with the option to participate in a 457(b) plan with options through Nationwide, ICMA-RC, Mass Mutual, or AXA Advisors are also available. The Village of Orland Park also provides for paid vacation, personal, sick days, and holidays.

Interested candidates may complete an application or send a resume with cover letter to Human Resources, Village of Orland Park, 14700 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL 60462, fax to 708-349-4859 or email to

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 Village of Orland Park


Angela Arrigo

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $48,000 Annual

Position Summary:

Oversees all enrichment opportunities to be presented to the participants at the Senior Center including recreational, educational, fitness and social activities. The position is supervisor to programming and reception staff. Programs are to be designed for self-sustainability and in the interest of the target population, offering a variety of activities suited to all levels of ability that support an independent lifestyle. Actively seeking out sponsorships to supplement the costs of large events is often required. Must perform regular evaluations through surveys, focus groups, and suggestions to get the input of the participants on current and future programming. Must meet regularly with the Senior Fundraising Committee and the Senior Citizens Services Committee. Member of the Senior Services managerial team. This position is involved in the planning and implementation of Township events.

Essential Job Functions: • Research, plan and implement programming activities to meet the social, physical, and cognitive needs of the senior population in the Township. • Supervise, coach and evaluate the performance of direct reports and keep them up-to-date on all current and future programs and services. • Assist in the management and operation of the Senior Center; including maintenance of a master list of all programming and events; resolving space utilization conflicts; and addressing individual senior questions. • Assist the Director with resource development initiatives, including grants and seeking donations. • Market all programming to the targeted population utilizing Club 59, press releases, Hanover Township Senior Services web page and social media. • Responsible for beverage services accompanying planned activities including the purchase, distribution, and inventory of liquor in compliance with the Illinois Liquor Control Commission. • Escort or delegate a trained volunteer escort or staff member to oversee Township sponsored trips. • Prepare documentation required for reporting statistics as required. • Responsible for Township event planning and assists in coordinating interdepartmental events as requested.
• Implement an outcome-based evaluation process for applicable programs to measure effectiveness. • Help develop and meet approved budget guidelines for senior programming with a focus on financially sustainable programming through the review of fee structures. • Receive, process and coordinate weekly deposits of programming revenue. • Meet with the Senior Fundraising Sub-Committee and Senior Citizens Services Committee.
• Meet regularly with focus groups and review suggestions for programming. Supervisory Responsibilities: • Responsible for the general supervision of programming division staff and front desk receptionists.

Other Job Functions: • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Senior Services Director.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Capacity to identify and manage multiple projects, programs, and services in an efficient and effective manner. • Patience in working with mature adults who may have limitations of hearing, eyesight, mobility and cognitive impairment. • Effectively prioritize and plan work activities. Utilizes time efficiently. Develop realistic expectations and action plans for working projects. • Ability to constructively lead a group of people and work with a variety of personalities. • Ability to read, research, and analyze professional, scientific, or technical manuals, procedures, plans, laws, licenses, and legal documents.
• Ability to write reports, correspondence, manuals, and draft policies and procedures as needed. • Skill in effectively making presentations and responding to questions from managers, residents, elected officials, and regulatory agencies. • Ability to draft responses to complex or technical issues and/or effectively present technical concepts or information to managers, residents or other agencies in concise, understandable terms. • Ability to maintain effective professional relationships with elected officials, staff, residents, and vendors. • Enjoy the company of older adults and understand the generational gaps and differences.

Education, Experience, and Computer Skills: • Bachelor’s Degree in Gerontology, Recreation Management, Human Services or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.
• Four years of experience in activity programming required. • Three years in a supervisory capacity highly preferred. • Equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must be comfortable with all Microsoft Office applications including, but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Special Requirements: • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends as requested.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with reasonable accommodations.

• Must be able to sit, walk, stand, use fingers in a repetitive motion, twist and turn for long periods of time. • The position may require some light lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying of up to 50 pounds.
• May require the operation of a motor vehicle.

Environmental Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with reasonable accommodations.

• This position is primarily executed indoors. However, it may require contact with outdoor weather at special event activity participation. • Contact with low noise levels common in an indoor working environment. Moderate to high noise levels may be experienced during certain activities.

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 Hanover Township


Tracey Colagrossi

 Closing Date

November 18, 2016