The Northbrook Park District is seeking energetic, motivated and team-oriented Lifeguards to work part-time at our outdoor aquatic facilities during the 2018 season. We provide training to become StarGuard lifeguard licensed and CPR/AED certified.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age and have an interest in working at an aquatic facility. Must hold, or have ability to obtain, a current StarGuard lifeguard license and CPR/AED certification. Previous experience working in an aquatic setting, with knowledge of pool maintenance, operations and/or aquatic programming is highly desirable.
Duties & Responsibilities: Properly supervise and maintain a “10/20” zone coverage while guarding. Enforce all pool rules and regulations. Maintain cleanliness of facility, including keeping pool deck free of debris and clutter. Administer first aid as needed. Maintain positive public relations with patrons. Perform other duties as assigned.
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The Northbrook Park District is seeking motivated, creative and experienced Camp Site Directors for the 2018 Summer Camp program. Applicant must be available Monday-Friday, 8am-3:30pm, June 18-August 10. Attendance at orientation and training on May 22, June 5 and June 11-15 is required.
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old and have 2 years of experience working with children. Enrollment in or completion of a college degree in education, recreation or related field is highly desirable.
Duties & Responsibilities: Directors are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of their assigned camp site. Directors supervise camp counselors and communicate with parents on a regular basis. Directors also plan and implement a variety of activities to provide quality recreational camp experiences for children. Other responsibilities include creating camp calendars and weekly newsletters.
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The Northbrook Park District seeks motivated, creative and experienced Camp Counselors for the 2018 Summer Camp program.
Applicant must be available for the full 8 weeks of the camp season, June 18-August 10. Must also be able to attend training June 11-15.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old and have experience working with children.
Duties & Responsibilities: Counselors are responsible for the direct supervision of a group of 8-12 campers. Under the direct supervision of the Camp Site Director, counselors plan and implement a variety of activities structured to provide quality recreational experiences for the children in camp. Counselors also act as a liaison between parents, children and Leisure Services administration.
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Part time maintenance position with a variety of maintenance duties. Having working knowledge of grounds maintenance experience is a plus. A high school degree is required. Some nights and weekends required. Must have a current and valid driver’s license. Must be at least 18 years of age and live within 10 miles of the park district. Benefits are: IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund). 1) Part Time year round position for 32 hours a week. 2) Reports to Maintenance Director 3) Single person lifting requirement at 50 pounds and capable of team lifting over 50 pounds. 4) Maintain facility and parks including turf, trees and playgrounds. 5) Set up and breakdown programming space as required by facility and recreation staff. 6) Demonstrate a high level of customer service in all communications. 8) Perform maintenance related projects and repairs.
May submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (708) 598-0084 or pick up a job application at 8047 W. 91st Place, Hickory Hills, IL 60457 or at hhparkdistrict.org.
FUNCTION: Responsible for Fitness Programs for Teens & Adults, Aquatic Programs, Special Olympic Sports, Fitness for Veterans Program, and Inclusion Services.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Hire, orient, train and supervise part-time staff assigned to area programs. Monitor their performance with continual feedback. Promote staff growth and development, providing support and/or disciplinary action as needed through program visits.
• Communicate with the Executive Director on issues and activities in an effort to ensure effective operations of the agency. • Prepare reports as deemed necessary by the Executive Director. • Complete program budgets and monitor financial activities.
• Work up to 10 programs (special events, weekly programs, disability awareness, agency events, and inclusion programs) a season. • Oversee the Special Olympics communications including event coordination, medical applications and daily program operations. • Continuously recruit athletes and promote Special Olympics throughout our communities. • Assist in inventory, care and maintenance of supplies and equipment. • Assist with the seasonal brochure through program development, input and update of programs into RecTrac. • Create and assemble lesson plans including measurable and effective program goals and objectives, schedules, rosters and supplies. Evaluate assigned program on a year-round basis.
• Communicate effectively with coaches, players and parents regarding policies, schedules and last minute changes. • Conduct and process assessments, observations, and evaluations of inclusion services. • Act as the agency's liaison for Fitness for Veterans program • Actively support the Northern Will County SRA risk management program. • Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: • Possess knowledge of various disabilities and best practices when working with those who have special needs. • Ability to direct and supervise. • Strong ability to communicate professionally, both orally and in writing. • Ability to solve problems comprehensively and effectively. • Performs well under stressful situations. • Effectively transition through multiple tasks and/or multiple interruptions. • Ability to accommodate evening and weekend programs, presentations or meetings. • Prolonged use of computer. • Use of phone on a daily basis. • Routine use of office equipment (i.e. copier, postage machine, shredder, etc.). • Possess a valid Class “D” driver’s license to drive personal and agency vehicles to/from designated programs, between program sites, and for general transport of participants, supplies and equipment. • Assist in inventory, care and maintenance of supplies and equipment. • Perform work indoors and outdoors. • Assist people in wheelchairs, including lifting and transferring and pushing people in wheelchairs. • Supervise program participants including behavior management, transferring, personal care, and other skills necessary for the overall independence and participation. • Perform work indoors and outdoors.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university based on a major in Therapeutic recreation or closely related field. • Certification in First Aid, CPR, AED and Handle with Care. • Illinois Special Olympic Class “A” Volunteer. • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
TO APPLY: send resume to Kailee Kordas at email@example.com.