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 $38,000 - $43,000

The Recreation Supervisor is a full-time position under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating a diversified group of athletic programs, tournaments, camps and special events for youth and adults. Develop and oversee program budgets for all assigned programs. Reserve and schedule indoor facility space and athletic fields for use of programs, including affiliated athletic organizations. This position is also responsible for recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating staff including building supervisors, field supervisors, scorekeepers, and volunteers. This position will work a minimum of forty hours per week including some evenings and weekends. Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the area of Recreation Administration or a related field. Must have a minimum of two years of experience at a supervisory level in the field of recreation or a related field. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs. Valid Illinois Driver’s License. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, organized, and demonstrate excellent customer service.
Frankfort Park District is an equal opportunity employer. Please send your resume and cover letter to Stacy Proper, Superintendent of Recreation, Frankfort Park District, 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423 or email to

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 Frankfort Park District


Stacy Proper

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for development, supervision of all senior programs; special events for the residents of Foss Park District.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises volunteer Senior Citizens and other volunteers for senior programs.


  1. Plans and implements comprehensive programs and trips for the older adult population programs consistent with goals and objectives of Foss Park District. Keeps alert to current trends with geriatric field and keeps alert to needs and desires of program participants.
  2. Conducts meetings, special event, oversees elections and obeys by laws.
  3. Prepares P.O. and check request in accordance with established accounting procedures.
  4. Maintain a system of records and reports and submits all necessary reports on a time basis.
  5. Abides by and follows all policies and procedures of Foss Park District.
  6. Assist in proper inventory of all supplies and materials and assists in risk management.
  7. Responsible for promotion and publicity of Senior Programs. Submits copy for Park District brochures. Strives to create community awareness of the recreational needs of seniors.
  8. Establishes and nurtures a positive public image. Attends regularly community meetings that have importance to the effective functioning of assigned program area.
  9. Works cooperatively with recreation staff and other departments to schedule facilities to avoid conflicts in program implementation and vehicle usages.
  10. Attends scheduled staff meetings, training, workshops as assigned.
  11. Complete forty hours of job related training yearly.
  12. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

HOURS: Senior Coordinator shall be on duty as required of the position or scheduled by the Recreation Superintendent.

QUALIFICATIONS: Documents that establish both identity and employment eligibility are required.

EDUCATION: Preferred Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Parks Administration or Gerontology or related field desirable. A combination of education and work experience may substitute for B. S. degree.

EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) experience in program planning for seniors.

Knowledge and Abilities: • General knowledge of recreation, parks and leisure field with special emphasis in gerontology. • Considerable knowledge and abilities to plan, organize, supervise and evaluate senior programs, special events and trips. • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public and staff. • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

LICENSES: • Valid Illinois Driver’s License. • CPR

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical condition adequate to drive park district vehicle, to conduct programs, special events and trips.

If interested, please submit your resume by June 2, 2016 to Angela Smith, Superintendent of Recreation,, Foss Park District 1730 Lewis Ave. North Chicago, IL 60064 847-689-7480

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 Foss Park District


Angela Smith

 Closing Date

June 2, 2016


Under the direction of the Facilities Supervisor, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning, directing and maintaining the physical plant and grounds including heating, air conditioning, general building maintenance and repairs, and room set ups. Directs the staff and activities of all full-time and part-time maintenance as well as any contractual maintenance vendors.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must, at a minimum, have an Associate’s degree or certificate from a college or technical school in a building trade with a minimum of 2 years related work experience; or 5 years comparable related experience or training. Previous supervisory experience required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Working knowledge in the operation and maintenance of building mechanical equipment including heating and air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing. Familiarity with building codes and safety regulations, preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Must be able to apply the areas of knowledge described above appropriately, effectively, and to further the goals of Winnetka Community House. Must be able to troubleshoot mechanical and maintenance problems. Must possess leadership and team- building skills to effectively motivate, train, appraise and direct staff and effectively interact with staff at all levels of Winnetka Community House as well as members of the public. Must be able to work independently and efficiently, completing projects and analyses as assigned. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and speech, on an individual basis and to a group. Must be able to write reports and requests for proposals. Must be able to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, work requests and procedure manuals. Must be able to evaluate work proposals by outside contractors. Must have practical working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and outlook.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to handle tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, pull/push and carry. The employee must be able to push, pull and move equipment and/or supplies in excess of 50 pounds. Physical ability to operate motorized equipment and machinery in a safe and proper manner. Good hearing, vision, reactions, etc. When needed, must be able to work in excess of an 8-hour day.


Operations: 1. Build and supervise of annual shows and special events through out the year. 2. Develops, implements and maintains a preventive maintenance program for the facility, including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical and general building upkeep and appearance. 3. Troubleshoots problems with building and mechanical equipment and makes repairs where feasible. 4. Coordinates services with outside service providers as necessary and assures that services are properly completed, billed and supervised in accordance with contracts/work orders. 5. Conducts an annual assessment of the facility to identify needed improvement and repairs. 6. Schedules required major equipment purchases, repairs and special projects as assigned. 7. Purchases equipment and supplies as necessary. 8. Implements a control system and inventory for chemicals, keys, tools, materials and equipment. 9. Develops an annual budget, monitors expenditures and operates within the budgetary guidelines.
10. Prepares Requests for Proposals, bids and other reports as requested. 11. Monitors usage and costs associated with utilities and develops plans for energy conservation, cost control and material recycling. 12. Maintains up to date records for all state, federal, and insurance inspections.

Supervision of Personnel: 1. Schedules, directs and monitors the activities of full-time and
part-time maintenance staff. 2. Recruits, employs, motivates and trains full-time and part-time maintenance workers. 3. Conducts coaching sessions and performance evaluations. 4. Completes payroll records.
5. Apply all personnel policies and procedures to all full-time and part-time maintenance staff. 6. Conduct periodic staff meetings.

Safety: 1. Assures staff participation and compliance with required and optional relevant training programs. 2. Develops and maintains the emergency response plan for the facility.

Other: Performs all other duties as assigned.


As a supervisory employee of Winnetka Community House, the Maintenance Supervisor will have varying hours to meet the needs of the facility. The Facilities Supervisor will approve the normal 40 hour work week schedule but emergencies may require the Building Supervisor to be on duty at irregular times.

Please submit resume via email only to

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 Winnetka Community House


Timothy McCabe

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $35,000 - $50,000 DOQ

SUMMARY Under the direction and supervision of the Aquatics Superintendent, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the Joliet Park District’s aquatic program, including Splash Station Waterpark and Presence Inwood Athletic Club’s indoor pool. Some job duties include hiring, training, and supervising employees at each aquatic facility and developing policies and procedures for the operations of the aquatics program, including but not limited to cash handling, maintenance logs, staff assignments, and training materials.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Recruit, hire, and properly train, and all staff at each facility. • Supervise employees at each facility • Develop a safety and emergency plan and train all staff. This will include working with the Joliet Fire and Police Departments. • Develop a marketing plan for each facility and implement plan with the general public, employees, and Park District staff. • Recruit and properly train all staff at each facility. • Perform the completion of all reports on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis. • Insure that the water quality is safe at each facility and properly maintained. Includes monitoring water clarity, pump maintenance, chemical monitoring, filter operations, heater operations, daily maintenance, and other duties. • Work with proper staff to order, maintain, and distribute supplies to proper facility. • Develop, supervise, and implement all cash handling procedures. • Work with Stadium/Aquatics Superintendent to prepare yearly budget. • Develop special events for each facility, including the marketing and coordinating of events. • Develop a marketing plan for group outing, birthday parties, and private rentals at each facility. • Develop and supervise aquatic programming for each facility, including but not limited to swim lessons and swim team. • Develop training and in-service for all lifeguards at both facilities. Make sure all are properly trained and certified. • Implement CPR and First Aid training program for entire Park District. • Work with proper first aid companies to ensure compliance of all Park District first aid cabinets and AED’s. • Be able to properly assess current weather conditions for the safety or patrons at each facility. • Work with other Park District staff on group outing for other programming, such as youth groups and special recreation.

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Other job related duties as assigned. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position is responsible for supervising all operations of each facility. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, deck staff, concessions staff, maintenance staff, lifeguards, pool managers, swim instructors, party hosts, and swim coaches.

WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and equipment and in outdoor weather conditions as well as in an office environment. The employee also frequently works in precarious situations and is exposed to fumes and chemicals.

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. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and is required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. S/he must be able to swim 50 yards and lift 10 to 50-plus pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to drive a motorized vehicle.

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK This is a full-time position. Days and hours vary. This position regularly requires evenings, weekends, and holidays. Occasionally, this position is on call for aquatics emergencies.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of Aquatics operations • Knowledge of Aquatic safety. • Knowledge of liability and risk management practices • Considerable knowledge in planning, organizing, and implementing aquatics programs. • Working knowledge of swimming pool filters, mechanical systems and the use of chemicals for swimming pool and water chemistry. • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing • Ability to work with the public and possess excellent public relation skills. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public, including difficult patrons. • Ability to perform required duties with initiative, good judgment, accuracy, persistence, creativity, integrity, tact and courtesy.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Management, Leisure Service, Recreation Management, or related field. Minimum of three years’ experience in an aquatic facility environment. Supervisory experience preferred. Basic understanding of computer operations, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office and computerized registration systems. Previous experience in working with the public.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS Must possess and maintain current American Red Cross Lifeguard and Instructor certifications (or obtain within 90 days of hire). Must possess and maintain current Water Safety Instructor and Trainer Certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire). Must possess and maintain American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certifications (or obtain within 90 days of hire). Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license.


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 Joliet Park District


Elizabeth Reyes

 Closing Date

May 23, 2016


Winnetka Community House (WCH) Facility Supervisor

Job Title: Facility Supervisor Reports to: Executive Director FLSA Status: Full Time – Exempt Start date: Immediately Salary range: DOQ

Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the Facility Supervisor is responsible for; • New Business Development The Facility Supervisor is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing strategy for the organization to develop new lines of business and strengthen currently successful lines • Manage all event rentals under contract Current and future rental contracts booked directly with WCH Current and future rental contracts booked with exclusive caterer • Tenant relations • Associate group relationships • Theater Groups relations • Manage facility booking software information for all building activities • Buildings and Grounds management, including supervision of Maintenance staff. • Other responsibilities as assigned by management

Qualifications: Minimum of two years’ experience as a Facility Manager or a comparable position, with B.A. or B.S. degree required. Must be willing and able to work beyond the regularly scheduled daily work hours when necessary to accommodate meeting, event, and appointment schedules. Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license.

Essential Functions: • Responsible for booking and managing all rental operations at the facility • Coordinates the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing strategy for the agency to develop new lines of business and strengthen currently successful lines. This includes analysis of data, identifying target markets, creating strategic marketing plan to reach those markets, and executing the plan to accomplish overall objectives • Works cooperatively with recreation department to manage the program space requirements within the facility scheduling software • Overall responsibility for buildings and grounds management, including managing the daily activities of the maintenance staff. • Oversees, schedules, and manages facility department workflow. • Prepares and monitors facility and maintenance department budgets

Required Knowledge: Must have practical working knowledge Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and outlook. Active Net scheduling software experience a plus.

Required Skills: It is important that the Facility Supervisor possess a variety of traits that must be demonstrated constantly: • Thoroughness (accomplishes all aspects of a task properly and safely). • Quality oriented (keeps quality a priority and assures that all materials prepared are high quality). • Public Relations (communicates with public and staff politely and patiently recognizing that his/her appearance and conduct should be a positive reflection of an efficient and responsive organization). • Foresight and Planning (can efficiently plan and schedule projects to produce a quality product within necessary timeframes and within budget constraints). • Detail Oriented (assesses assignments for completeness of information and obtains needed information to complete tasks). • Organization (maintains complete files and records). • Cost-Conscious (watches for waste or excessive costs in assigned budget areas) • Dependability (recognizes his/her importance as a team member, accepts the responsibility to be punctual and practices good attendance - checks schedule regularly) • Quantity of work and efficiency (works and uses time effectively with a minimum of waste - work meets reasonable standards of time allowed to quantity produced). • Judgment (can make time-related decisions and effectively prioritize tasks.). • Cooperation (has a good attitude toward supervisors and co-workers and voluntarily assists whenever possible). • Independence (can manipulate several tasks at once when busy without relying on others). • Resourceful (cost conscious and makes effective use of available materials and resources). • Accuracy (carefully checks all work for missing information or inaccuracies and corrects same). • Effective oral and written communications skills.

Duties and Responsibilities: • Serve as rental agent for all spot event activities. • Manage schedule book for the entire facility and for all WCH activities • Manage Maintenance Department staff to best utilize the departments time and assets to provide necessary maintenance services to all WCH users and departments • Serve as staff representative on Board of Governor committees as assigned • Report to management results of rental operations and maintenance operations as requested • Assist with various WCH fund raising and community events

Hours and Compensation: 1. The hours of the Facility Supervisor shall be determined based on the operational hours and varying needs of the Facility and Maintenance Department.
2. The Facility Supervisor pay range shall be dependent on qualifications.

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including: Pension Plan, paid days off (Vacation, sick, holiday, personal), medical, and dental ST & LT Disability, Life Insurance.

Applications: Please submit a completed resume, cover letter, and list of references to Executive Director Timothy McCabe at:, Applicants can also mail their application materials to: Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln, Winnetka IL 60093 ATTN: T. McCabe The position is open until filled.

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 Winnetka Community House


Timothy McCabe

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled