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 $52,400 + based on experience and qualifications

The Park District of Oak Park is recruiting a Full-Time Maintenance Supervisor. The position provides direction and leadership to full time and seasonal staff assigned to them in order to keep buildings, and associated amenities safe, clean, functional and attractive. Coordinates resources of maintenance team so as to clean, repair, maintain, and improve assigned Park District facilities in an efficient manner.

We offer a competitive compensation with a minimum starting salary of $52,400 + based on experience and qualifications. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, $300 reimbursement for wellness related activities, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.

The current work week of the full-time facilities maintenance staff is 7 days per week, with each staff member working four week days and 1 weekend day from 7:30 to 4pm. The Maintenance Supervisor is a new position and will be expected to work 1 weekend day and 4 days during the week. Due to the nature of the position, the person in this position must be flexible. Hours of work will be established by the Superintendent of Revenue Facilities. The main facilities this positions supports is the Indoor Ice Rink, Two Outdoor Pools and the Gymnastic Recreation Center.

You may review the essential functions, requirements and apply on-line at www.pdop.org. Job ID# 1338

The Park District of Oak Park is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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 Park District of Oak Park

 Contact

Paula Bickel
708-725-2028
Paula.bickel@pdop.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.20

A Recreation Intern must be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision and guidance of the Internship/Sports Supervisor and experienced Park District staff Recreation interns will have the opportunity to expand their education. The intern will gain experience in administration, marketing, budgeting, leadership, staff management, programming, facility management, special events and maintenance/parks.

Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in or have recently completed a college undergraduate or graduate degree in the Recreation field at an accredited University.

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Sara Hilby
847-256-9689
shilby@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 200 per week

The Dundee Township Park District is offering a professional internship to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation. This internship will include a comprehensive experience in recreation programming, facility management, special events, fiscal management and administration. The internship may include night and weekend hours. Please include resume and school requirements.

Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or related field. All necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. All candidates must possess a valid driver's license.

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 Dundee Township Park District

 Contact

Kelly Clingingsmith
847-428-7131 x1204
kclingingsmith@dtpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20.00 hourly

POSITION: Seasonal Aquatic Director Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club

PAY & HOURS: • Non-Exempt Position • Hourly: $20.00 • 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Hours to be set under the direction of the Club Manager to assist and be on-site during peak hours . • Hours exceeding 40 per week will be eligible for overtime compensation

APPLY BY: To apply please submit via email a cover letter, employment application, resume and three (3) professional references to Kathy Vonachen, at kvonachen@oak-brook.org . Position is open until filled. Employment Application and additional information about the Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club may be found online at: www.oak-brook.org. COMMUNITY PROFILE: The Village of Oak Brook, Illinois, (residential population of 7,883 and daytime population of 90,000), a suburban community located 15 miles west of downtown Chicago, 20 minutes from O’Hare International Airport, on the eastern edge of DuPage County.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Bath & Tennis Club Manager, the Aquatic Director is responsible for the overall running and operations of the outdoor aquatic facility, aquatic programs, swim team, special events, admissions and other assigned programs. The Aquatic Director is also responsible for the basic mechanical operations of the aquatic facility including but not limited to knowledge in water chemistry, pool cleaning, pool draining, pool backwashing, and overall operation. Duties include but are not limited to planning, risk management, training, development of staff, oversight of programs and events, problem solving and customer service. The Aquatic Director will actively supervise all seasonal and part-time staff from pool check-in attendants, pool attendants, lifeguards, pool managers and swim instructors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDING, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: The primary responsibilities of the Seasonal Aquatic Director are to: • Supervision and operation of entire aquatic facility including but not limited to staffing, scheduling, monitoring, daily tasks, budgeting, financial tracking, chemical tracking and maintenance coordination • Responsible for the development and implementation of all aquatic programming and special events • Responsible for management of all aquatic facility rentals • Responsible for staffing and managing pool check-in and enforcing pool rules • Conduct pre-season orientation and training, manage lifeguard certification process • Employee is responsible for supervision of seasonal staff by communicating job expectations, job training, coaching duties and responsibilities, performance evaluations, recognition and discipline • Responsible for preparing seasonal materials, entering programming and information to be updated on website • Conduct all personnel matters and business related issues in a confidential and professional manner • Ensure and maintain an orderly, friendly, clean and safe environment for members, staff and guests • Must coordinate and work with seasonal and volunteer staff • Must develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers including members and participants • Employee will need exceptional client service skills and be able to effectively listen, react and follow-up to complaints • Coordinate with maintenance staff and other staff to ensure the proper communication and cooperation regarding shared materials and facilities • Employee is responsible for all lifeguard training, certification, in-services and record keeping • Create and implement risk management protocol • Follow aquatics safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances • CPR/AED training and overall record keeping of training and certification • Prepare, schedule, and direct staff meetings and trainings • Must be prepared to assist with any emergency procedures • Employee must perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Village of Oak Brook employee manual including safety standards, health departments, audits, etc. • Employee must be able to recommend the purchase of supplies, materials and equipment • Responsible for all equipment and supplies from monitoring, replacement planning, purchasing, budgeting, etc. • Responsible for assisting in forecasting department projections, tracking financial activities, and prioritizing activities • Must assist in preparing budgets, financial reports, staffing needs and making recommendations for revenue and expenditure adjustments • Must prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for staff and Board • Must prepare and communicate written and verbal reports for management staff and Board • Maintain orderly records and file appropriate documents with the Club Manager in a timely manner. These records may include but are not limited to: attendance records staff evaluations, behavior/incident reports, and documentation of aquatic emergencies • Assist with determining weather-related closures with Club Manager and on-site Pool Manager • Must initiate promotional opportunities and materials for membership, programs, events through the community, local homeowners associations, local school districts, PTAs/PTO’s, chamber of commerce, etc. • Must be organized and detailed • Must possess strong communication skills • Must enjoy working in a team environment with collaboration on all events and programs • Must be reliable, creative and have a passion for aquatics • Establish and maintain effective relationships with general public and staff, including managing high expectations of members • Work independently, multi-task and allow for interruptions of work flow • Must be willing to work nights and weekends • Ability to adapt and take on new challenges • On-call to work as needed • Must be available for other duties as assigned or needed • Proficient in Microsoft Products

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's Degree Required. Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Aquatics Sport Management, Sports Management or related field a plus. • Minimum of three (3) years/seasons full-time experience in related field • Must have experience managing aquatic programs and facilities • Must have experience with aquatic safety • Must have experience with liability and risk management practices • Must have experience with aquatic mechanical operations • Must be Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operation (AFO) • Must have a valid Driver’s License • Must be life guard certified • Instructor of lifeguard certification a plus • Must have or will obtain within three (3) months of hire CPR/AED instructor certification or instructor trainer (agency provided)

WORK CONDITIONS: 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 the individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Subject to indoor/outdoor environmental conditions • Requires lifting of light, medium or heavy objects up to 50 pounds

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: May be exposed to chemicals and confined areas.

SELECTION: Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.

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 Village of Oak Brook, IL

 Contact

Chris Thompson
630-368-6422
cthompson@oak-brook.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 9.00 - $9.75

Recreation and Administrative Intern: Temporary Position $9 - $9.75 per hour.

Individuals interested in enhancing their administrative skill set, learning the ins and outs of recreation management, and assisting with events should apply for this position. This is a great opportunity to develop your skill set and work with the community. This position also has the opportunity to lead classes and help improve the quality of the department.

DESCRIPTION: The Riverside Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a creative, independent thinker for an intern position with hours can be flexible, but staff is typically in the afternoon and evening hours. This internship will include a comprehensive experience within the district's operations. Role at the department will involve assistance within administration, programming, staff management, facility management, day camp, special events, and marketing. Internship schedule includes night and weekend hours. The ideal candidate has office experience and is quick learner with computer programming and office administrative tasks.

RESPONSIBILITES: Administrative tasks included but not limited to – data entry, filing, answering phones, email correspondence, RecTrac, flyers, and schedule coordination. Obey and enforce the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the park district safety program that are pertinent to the activities conducted by the department.

NECESSARY SKILLS: Able to coordinate numerous projects at once while working deadlines. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain a well-established working relationship with staff, media, and members. Superb customer service skills. Ability to solve problems independently in a professional manner. Ability to perform duties with initiative, persistence, creativity, integrity, good judgment, tact, and courtesy. Ability to create documents, databases, and spreadsheets in the Microsoft Office and the department’s database.

SEASON/HOURS/DAYS: October - March. Hours and days vary weekly depending on school and Parks & Recreation requirements and responsibilities. Schedule is arranged upon start of internship and includes evenings and weekends.

COMPENSATION: Temporary Position $9 - $9.75 per hour. 20 – 30 hours weekly.

Apply online: http://www.riverside.il.us/Jobs.aspx

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 Village of Riverside - Parks & Recreation

 Contact

Anne Hanrahan
7084427025
ahanrahan@riverside.il.us

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled