Mundelein Park & Recreation District
Job Title: Aquatics Indoor Facility Manager
Supervisor: Community Center Manager
Classification: Part Time Non Exempt Hourly
Under the direction of the Community Center Manager, the Facility Manager will supervise all aspects of the aquatic facility from day to day. The Facility Manager will be responsible for scheduling, training, and disciplining all staff members. The Facility Manager will also be responsible for enforcing the policies and procedures set forth by the Community Center Manager. The Facility Manager will be in charge of running the facility in a safe and customer friendly manner and assuring that the facility is clean and holds up to the standards set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health and by the Community Center Manager. The position consists of a variety of hours that include nights, days, weekends, and holidays.
A minimum of a high school diploma (or equivalent) and other continuing education or progressive experience preferred. Applicant must hold current Starguard Lifeguard Certification. Applicant must demonstrate leadership skills and have previous experience in a supervisory capacity. He or She should possess knowledge and skill in planning, organizing, and operating the facility, programs, special events, and other aquatic oriented programs. Applicants should possess superior lifeguard, leadership, supervisory, and organizational skills.
Fill out all necessary paperwork relating to the facility.
Evaluate policies and procedures on an ongoing basis and make recommendations to the Community Center Manager.
Keep accurate and complete records relating to water chemistry, staff, patron and staff injuries, emergencies, rescues, cleaning duties, maintenance issues, disciplinary actions, programs, special events, and scheduling.
Relate to patrons in a cordial and customer friendly manner and respond to all complaints in a timely fashion.
Train all staff on proper procedures, skills, and policies related to their job functions and the facility.
Supervise, schedule, and direct all staff members.
Assist the Community Center Manager in decisions regarding hiring, disciplining, and termination of staff members.
Maintain a good working relationship with all staff members.
Provide on-site supervision.
Evaluate staff (verbal/formal written) on an ongoing basis and make recommendations to the Community Center Manager.
Maintain all staff in test-ready shape regarding skills and emergency procedures.
Facility managers should expect to work between 40-50 hours per week although more may be required.
Hours will consist of day, night, weekend, and holiday hours.
Compensation will be based on experience, past evaluations, and recommendations from the Community Center Manager and the Superintendent of Recreation, within the compensation range approved by the Board of Commissioners.
Keep the facility clean, safe, and up to code.
Make recommendations to the Community Center Manager regarding equipment, facility, rules, procedures, and supplies.
Be familiar with all equipment that is necessary at the facility, such as rescue tubes, AED, oxygen, spine boards, rescue boards, first aid equipment, mechanical equipment, concession equipment, cash equipment, and all other administrative equipment.
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Essential Functions - Continued
Monitor aquatic operations on a daily basis and respond to any problems that may arise.
Be familiar with the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for the facility and instruct staff in its steps.
Approach and interact with all patrons in a friendly and professional manner.
Through your actions provide the staff with a good example of how to interact with patrons and the community.
Promote the facility and facility events.
Respond to patron concerns in a timely and efficient manner.
While on duty you are a representative of the Mundelein Park District and should act in a manner that promotes and supports the good reputation of the Park District.
Maintain all checklists, maintenance logs, first aid checklists, cleaning/duty checklists, water quality logs, accident/incident reports logs, rescue reports, and any other pertinent logs/checklists.
Maintain the office and all supplies.
Keep the first aid area neat and stocked at all times.
Maintain guard, concession, cash, maintenance, and training schedules.
Monitor, record, and calculate all employee timesheets and return to the Community Center Manager by 11:00 am Sundays before pay day.
Help plan and execute in-service trainings.
Attend weekly Management Staff Meetings.
Assist with rentals, parties, and special events if needed.
Administer first aid when needed.
Keep all supplies stocked and all equipment in working order.
Participate in professional committees, conferences, workshops and classes to improve job knowledge and management skills.
Attend as directed the meeting of the Park Board of Commissioners.
Employee should be able to maintain a positive working relationship with other employees.
Employee must work effectively under deadlines in a variety of environments and elements.
Employee must demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work.
Employee must demonstrate ability to make difficult personnel decisions without emotion and based on fact.
Employee must demonstrate skills in dealing with media organizations in a wide variety of situations, some stressful and emotional.
Employee must be able to function in a sometimes fast and ambiguous environment.
Employee must be able to work with other members of senior management and a publicly elected Board of Park Commissioners to include presentations and attendance at meetings.
Frequently sitting and walking.
Occasionally balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching.
Medium strength of 40 to 50 lbs.
May be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds when setting up for certain programs or activities.
Employee general work area is outdoors, in a smoke fee, open environment with various weather temperatures.
Protective clothing is not required unless a specific project or task requires appropriate safety measures such as hearing or eye protection, use of respirators and other protective items as needed.
Employee may be exposed to a variety of communicable diseases to include exposure to the potential of blood borne pathogens in a number of settings and areas within the Park District area.
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Employee must have the able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Employee must possess time management and organizational skills to effectively perform his/her job.
Employee must demonstrate good customer service skills with the ability to problem solve resident or participant complaints.
Employee must have the ability to make judgments with respect to confidentiality of information and problem solving.
Employee must use good safety awareness and judgment in all aspect of the position.
Worker must be able to follow direction from supervisor with safe and effective follow through.
Worker must be able to use good safety awareness and judgment.
Worker must be able to participate in safety related training as required.
Enforce all facility rules and regulations in order to proved a safe and hazard free environment.
Ensure that all employees follow all procedures, policies, and rules put in place by the Community Center Manager.
Fill out/review all accident/incident, rescue, and first aid reports and inform the Community Center Manager of all such reports.
Assist in all emergency situations and provide the necessary care (CPR, AED, Oxygen, First Aid, etc.).
Conditions of Continued Employment
Submit proof of date of birth.
Provide a copy of driver’s license.
Provide driver’s abstract.
Submit to a reference check.
Submit to a state criminal background check.
Submit to random, reasonable cause and post accident drug or alcohol testing.
Provide verification of education.
• Complete six (6) month introductory period satisfactorily.
• Submit to a pre-placement physical.
• Submit to a pre-placement drug testing.
• Applies to Full Time Status
Recreation Supervisor/Marketing: Sycamore Park District
Sycamore Park District is seeking a Recreation Supervisor with Marketing Skills and Experience, and leadership ability with a gregarious personality to implement recreation programs and special events as well as guide, produce, create and distribute a variety of promotional tools to raise awareness of the Sycamore Park District in accordance with the general policies established by the Board of Commissioners.
Plan, Develop, Implement, Supervise and Evaluate Recreation Programs.
Manage the development and on-going role of marketing and promotion of the district.
Assist with the staffing of recreation department.
Assist in the preparation of the recreation budget.
Assist in the preparation of reports and department records.
Maintain good working relationship with other agencies and organizations.
Assist in departmental administrative duties.
Qualifications, Characteristics and Traits:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Recreation or Marketing—or related field. Master’s degree is preferable. A minimum of three years of full-time experience in parks, recreation, or marketing is expected. Must be familiar with and help to complete daily reports, payroll, scheduling and operational reports, and thus have strong written communication skills: Grammar, Spelling, Format, Structure, Clarity, Message. Individual must possess strong organizational skills: Calendar, Scheduling, Timeliness, Promptness, Detail, Follow-through. This person should possess the understanding of marketing, public relations, special events and recreation programming. A complete job description is posted on the park district’s website at www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com
Applicants should submit a letter of application explaining their unique qualifications and experience which fits the expectations of the position along with a resume. Items should be submitted electronically ONLY, and must arrive no later than June 11, 2015.
All applications should be referred to:
Daniel Gibble, Executive Director
Sycamore Park District
The Vernon Area Public Library District seeks a full-time Business Office Manager. This newly created management position will report to the Library Director, directly supervise 2FTE, and serve as a member of the library’s management team.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
Maintain, develop and implement internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget
administration, cash and credit management, and accounting
Receive cash and check, and make deposits, receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements
Monitor financial activities and details, such as cash flow and reserve levels.
Prepare financial statement, business activity reports, and related reports; assist Library Director with development
of the annual budget
Coordinate annual audit of library accounts
Develop and implement best practices for processing new employees, resignations, retirements, annual evaluations and
Oversee employee compensation, insurance, and benefits programs.
Monitor changes in employment laws and health insurance regulations.
Assist Library Director and other department heads in locating or providing training and/or mentoring
Maintain compliance with Illinois Local Records Act and other applicable record retention requirements
Oversee office functions, including board communications and record keeping, office supply ordering, and other related
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a closely related field; Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of five years of experience in accounting/bookkeeping; experience in a comparable business, government, or library experience required; direct experience with district/governmental/municipal fund accounting highly desirable; Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills are a must. The salary for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional referrals contracts to the Library Director, Cynthia Fuerst, Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, IL 60069. Email: email@example.com
The Village of Orland Park, a dynamic and progressive community of approximately 57,000 residents, seeks a Recreation Program Supervisor – Cultural Arts to plan, coordinate and review various leisure services and programs. This position will provide leadership that will continually enhance our programming and commitment to the cultural arts. Developing, marketing, budgeting, implementing, and supervising recreational opportunities related to cultural arts are key duties of this role. This position will also be responsible for building and furthering current partnerships within the local community and with supporting agencies. In addition, this position will oversee and/or assist with various special events including but not limited to: the Fourth of July festivities, Fall Festival and Taste of Orland. This position will require occasional evening or weekend hours depending on events and programming.
This position will manage the day-to-day operations supervising, training, motivating, evaluating, and the hiring of part-time staff which includes a part-time program assistant, a part-time theatre director and approximately 12 instructors. In addition, this position will oversee approximately 15 contractual instructors and vendors.
Responsible for marketing and promotional material requests for programs, this includes but is not limited to assisting with brochure preparation, writing program descriptions, proofing text and layouts, flyers, posters, etc.
Participates in coordination of activities related to the development of programs in areas of responsibility including, but not limited to: preparation of forms, program books and reports, cost analysis, program curriculums and lesson plans, parent communication, budgets, recaps, purchase orders, program purchases, program evaluations and documentation, and assisting instructor in emergency situations. Our expansive and diverse youth to senior programming includes dance, art, music and acting. View our program listings in the Recreation Brochure available at www.orlandpark.org.
Our ideal candidate is a confident, proactive and collaborative professional with a focus and training in recreation and cultural programming. This leader will have at least 3- 5 years direct experience creating and supervising recreational programs, including dance, arts, music, acting, theatre camps, and various recreation programs and workshops for youth to seniors. Previous supervisory experience is required. Must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, and organizational skills. Skill in customer service and an ability to inspire others to be customer focused is necessary. A positive team oriented attitude is required.
We also require a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or closely related field. Master’s Degree is preferred. Must have CPRP, or become certified within first year of employment. Must be certified in CPR/AED and First Aid, or become certified within 90 days of employment.
Strong analytical, budgeting, fiscal management, solid judgment, supportive and motivating leadership style and partnership oriented attitude are additional qualities that will make for a successful Supervisor in the Village of Orland Park. Solid computer skills including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point, is needed. The ability to create high level reports, and other documents is necessary. In addition, strong detail orientation and the ability to set and meet deadlines are needed.
The village offers a competitive compensation package based on experience and a comprehensive employee benefits program which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, FSA and wellness program. This position is eligible for retirement benefits through IMRF and paid vacation, personal, sick days and holidays. Applicants should provide their salary requirements at time of application.
Interested candidates may complete an application or send a resume with cover letter, salary history and professional references to Human Resources, Village of Orland Park, 14700 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL 60462, fax to 708-349-4859 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active Adult Supervisor
Part Time / Full Time
Creates, plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises recreational events, programs, classes and activities for the Veterans Park District Active Adult program.
Works under the general supervision of the Director of Recreation and Assistant Recreation Director.
Supervises the Assistant Active Adult Coordinator, Aides and Volunteers
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
Acts as liaison to Veterans Park District Senior Clubs.
Provides direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for park reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
Provides advice to supervisors; makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.
Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
Supervises classes, workshops, trips and activities for persons involved in Active Adult programs and co-sponsored programs.
Selects, plans, implements and attends day trips, lunches, Active Adult programs and special interest activities. Attends extended trips if needed.
Responds to public inquiries about Active Adult recreation programs made by telephone, correspondence, or during public meetings.
Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, flyers, and related communications regarding recreation programs.
Promotes interest and provides information regarding recreation programs to recreation officials, community service groups, other departments, and the general public.
Proficient in the park district’s Rec Trac program to enter participants, registrations, program numbers, questions, retrieve reports, rosters, receipts and print outs.
Other duties as assigned.
Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering the phone, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, making arrangements for the scheduling of programs in parks recreation buildings, helping set up tables and chairs for classes, etc.
Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
A. High school diploma required.
B. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a BA/BS in Parks & Recreation or related field preferred.
C. Two years recreation experience including community center programming.
D. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A. Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration.
B. Considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program;
C. Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment; Skilled in First Aid and CPR.
D. Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program;
E. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public;
F. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
G. Ability to plan and supervise the work of paid staff and volunteers.
H. Skilled in organizing and planning events.
Valid state driver's license or ability to obtain one. First Aid and CPR certification.
Able to pass a criminal background check.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Computer, including word processing software; print shop, excel, calculator; copy and fax machine; phone; mobile or portable radio; automobile.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet, humid and/or cold conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, and moderately loud when in the field.