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 $70,000 - $90,000 DOQ


Job Title: Full-Time General Manager of Ice Operations Closing Date: May 18, 2018 Hours: FLSA Exempt - Full-Time – 40 hours per week plus; which include nights and weekends Hiring Range: $70,000 – $90,000 annual salary Location: Triphahn Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL Website:


Hoffman Estates Park District has an exciting full-time opportunity as the general manager of ice operations. This position reports to the director of recreation and facilities, and supervises the full-time hockey manager, full-time ice operations maintenance supervisor, and part-time figure skating manager. The District has 2 sheets of ice at the Triphahn Center, as well as a partnership with the Chicago Wolves, an AHL hockey team. The Triphahn Center serves as the practice facility for the Wolves.

HEPD is seeking a motivated, self-starter to re-establish the District as a leading presence within the hockey and figure skating communities. This individual will re-develop and re-grow in-house teams + lessons, as well as increase rentals. Additional responsibilities include development and implementation of goals, objectives, and measures in accordance with business plans and Districtwide goals. This individual will work with the Communications and Marketing team to generate positive marketing, advertising, and social media. This individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining the ice operations budget and goals and objectives.

This position will be hands-on and include time both in the office and within the ice rinks. Evening and weekend hours will be required to ensure smooth and effective operations.


Must have a minimum of five years of ice rink management experience overseeing programs, operations, leagues, rentals, special events and staff.

Bachelor’s degree in sports management, recreation, business or related field is required. Valid Driver’s License is required. CPRP preferred and experience with RecTrac, FinTrac, Main-Trac, and BS&A Financial Software desired.

The Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified and interested individuals are encouraged to review the full job description and complete an online application through the jobs page on the District’s website:

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 Hoffman Estates Park District


Eric Leninger
(847) 885-7500

 Closing Date

May 18, 2018

 $16.00 – $20.00

Temporary Position: February – August 2018 Hourly Rate: $16.00 – $20.00 Location: Various Forest Preserves Application Deadline: Open Until Filled


Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer program designed to employ high school youth in natural resources, construction, and park maintenance related projects. The Program Manager is responsible for pre-season organization of the summer program and the management of the daily operation of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). Hours will vary during the pre-season, beginning in February of each year, but will work 40 hours a week from May – August.


Supervises Assistant YCC Manager and Crew Leaders engaged in conservation/development projects. Works closely with supervisory staff to complete program development, training and project management. Maintains a safe work environment through hazard recognition and implementation of safety guidelines. Completes reports and paperwork as necessary. Establishes good public relations and working relations with outside sources of possible funding for YCC. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs heavy lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.


College level course work in Parks and Recreation, Environmental Education or related field. Two years of experience in supervision of youth. Working knowledge of environmental education, conservation, construction, and grounds maintenance fields. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various individuals within the County government structure and media community. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Must possess valid motor vehicle driver's license.


Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at Applications are accepted only for posted positions.


As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events

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 Lake County Forest Preserves


 Closing Date

May 18, 2018


ABOUT US: The Centre Court Athletic Club is a community facility, owned and operated by the Hanover Park Park District. We offer the finest in services and facilities for fitness, health, racquetball and tennis for the entire family.

JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Tennis and Member Services oversees the organization and supervision of all tennis and racquetball programs and activities, stringing services, customer service staff and member services. Minimal on court hours required. The Director of Tennis and Member Services is a full-time salaried position. This position is perfect for the tennis teaching professional who is ready to move from on court to management.

QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will possess a USPTA or USPTR certification. USRSA certification preferred. Associates or Bachelors degree in Business Management, Marketing or related field preferred. Professional certification and a record of ongoing participation in professional development and continuing education seminars are desirable. Must be skilled in running USTA and ITF tournaments. Must possess the ability to communicate verbally, in writing, and be proficient at basic computer word processing software. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be CPR/AED certified. Valid Illinois Driver’s License.. A minimum of three years managing or assistant managing a large indoor/outdoor tennis club, or related business is required. Three years of staff supervisory experience is required. A sound background in financial management and budgetary techniques as well as knowledge of personnel management practices is mandatory.

SCHEDULING AND PAY: This is a full-time, exempt position. Scheduling is generally Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Some evenings, weekends and holidays are required. Target hiring range is $50,000.00 – 62,000.00, based on qualifications.


• Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Group Life Insurance • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Days • Sick Days • Personal Days • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) •

TO APPLY: Please send resume and information to Melissa Kress,

This position will be open until filled. The Hanover Park Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Hanover Park Park District


Melissa Kress

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $35,000 - $42,000

The Lombard Park District is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individual to manage the Kiddie Campus Preschool and Lil’ Rascals Summer Camp. This position teaches five mornings a week, during the school year. Must be DCFS Director qualified. In addition, the coordinator will assist the Program Manager on designated programs and events. The mission of the Lombard Park District is to provide people with quality recreation opportunities to enjoy life. The Lombard Park District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited agency, governed by an elected board, and staffed with over 340 dedicated employees. The District is a past winner of the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association. The District is a National Recreation and Park Association CAPRA Accredited Agency. These awards provide recognition and set the foundation of the District’s exceptional services to the community of Lombard and our residents.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Early Childhood Education or an Associates’ Degree in Early Childhood Education, with two years’ experience as a Lead Instructor, or related field. Must be DCFS Director qualified. Independent, innovative, adaptable, and organized, with strong management skills. CPR, First Aid, AED certification required or training will be provided.

We offer competitive compensation based on experience and qualifications. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal days. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer!

To Apply: Please visit us at – go to “Home” and then “Job Opportunities” to complete our online job application. Please attach a resume and cover letter.

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 Lombard Park District


Maria Foerstel

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 : $57,000-$80,000 (commensurate with qualifications and experience)

PARK DISTRICT SUMMARY Join the award winning Glenview Park District as the Assistant Director of Recreation. You will be working at Park Center, our highly active and popular 169,000 sq. ft. community center. Expand your skills and professional knowledge as you experience all the diverse facilities, programs and services the Glenview Park District has to offer including two golf courses, indoor tennis, indoor ice rink, paddle tennis, a working farm, a nature center and living history museum, banquet and rental facilities, a fitness center, senior center, preschool, sports, cultural arts and more.

JOB SUMMARY In this position, you will take a leadership role in overseeing all aspects of 3 aquatic complexes (1 indoor and 2 outdoor) including staff supervision, facility maintenance, pool concession operations, and aquatics programming which includes a competitive swim team. You will be responsible for a budget of $2,090,339. Acting as an effective coach and mentor to the supervisors and young aquatics staff is a critical part of this position. You will also be actively involved in planning, organizing, and running the Glenview 4th of July celebrations, the Glenview Park Foundation fundraising events and Park Center special events. You will directly supervise 2 full time employees and indirectly more than 300 part-time and/or seasonal employees.

POSITION RANGE Hiring Range : $57,000-$80,000 (commensurate with qualifications and experience) Position Range: $57,000 - $91,000

HOURS Hours vary based on the needs of the position. Nights and weekends will be required.

QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education or a related field required. Master’s degree a plus and at least 2 years of supervising full time employees. Seven (7) or more years of related progressive experience, including programming, budgeting, marketing, facilities management, and customer service. Prior supervisory and aquatics experience and a proven track record of effective leadership skills a must. Critical thinking, analytic ability, excellent communication and organizational skills, strong technical ability (MS Outlook and MS Office) all required. Rec Trac experience is desirable. Starfish and CPO certifications required within 6 months of hire. Professional certification(s) and/or active membership in a professional association desirable. Valid Illinois driver’s license required.

BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO  Dental Coverage  Flexible Spending Accounts  Prescription Coverage  Vision Reimbursement Program Life Insurance  Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)  Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)  457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan Paid Time Off & Paid Emergency Leave  Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits  Tuition Reimbursement and Training

APPLY ONLINE Visit us at – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. Application Deadline: May 14, 2018

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 Glenview Park District


Sarah Bagley

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled