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 $37,505

The Bolingbrook Park District has a full time salary exempt position for an Assistant Aquatics Manager for their Pelican Harbor indoor pool and outdoor summer waterpark.

We offer a great benefits package including free use of our health clubs and waterpark facilities.

REQUIREMENTS
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Parks & Recreation or related field.

Two years experience in Aquatic programs and facility management preferred.

Starguard Elite Level 1 Instructor certification preferred or obtain within first six months of employment.

Starfish Swimming Instructor Trainer, required or ability to obtain within first six months of employment.

Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Plan, organize , market, and direct group and private lessons, special events, swim team and birthday party packages.

Hire, train and evaluate staff.

Prepare and administer annual budget for swim lessons, programs, BD parties & events. Review & edit park district brochure items for Aquatics.

Assist in conducting lifeguard training courses & weekly in-service training for lifeguard staff.

Assist with overall operations of the Aquatic Complex.

Act in a public relations capacity with facility users.

HOW TO APPLY ON LINE Go to Bolingbrook Park District website for the complete job description and how to apply online at: www.bolingbrookparks.org. Select About Us and then Employment.

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 Bolingbrook Park District

 Contact

Rob Bast
630-783-6635
rbast@bolingbrookparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $74,263

The Village of South Elgin is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Superintendent, in the Parks & Recreation Department. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and scheduling projects. Will supervise the Recreation Supervisor position; as well as scheduling the Park staff work assignments, including maintaining equipment, and inventory of the Parks, and the Buildings & Grounds Department. Position includes managing projects and grants to ensure safety, effectiveness and efficiency in accordance with standard practices and procedures; as well as frequent interaction with other Village departments, the Fire Protection District, the community, IPRA and IAPD.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Management or related degree, and one to three years of recreational programing or any equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License, Certification in First Aid, Playground Safety Inspector Certification and CPR or the ability to obtain all certifications within six months of employment.

Position requires a 40 hour work week with the ability to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings, holidays, and weekends. Must be available to answer phone calls during off hours or travel to a park/facility. The Village offers an excellent compensation and benefit package with a starting salary of $74,263 per year.

Submit resume, and three references, to the Village of South Elgin, ATTN: Human Resources, 10 North Water Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. Position opened until filled. EOE

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 Village of South Elgin

 Contact

Paula Glaspie
847-742-5780
pglaspie@southelgin.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000-$50,000 (DOQ)

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the management and supervision of the Kids’ Zone Before & Afterschool Program, Day Off Trips, Holiday/Summer Camps, Teen Programming and a select number of special events.

Supervisor:

The Recreation Coordinator reports to the Recreation Supervisor, Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

The Recreation Coordinator must be at least 21 years of age and have minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration or related field; a minimum of 3 years experience working with school age children; the ability to effectively communicate with participants, community organizations, parents and staff; must have attention to detail and the ability to multi-task; strong computer skills in MS office required with knowledge of RecTrac Registration Software preferred; ability to work hours according to program needs; a valid CDL or the ability to obtain a CDL within 30 days of hire; criminal background clearance; current CPR and First Aid certifications and positive role model characteristics.

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintains program supervision with Recreation Supervisor to ensure highest quality service.

  2. Continue and develop quality programs that ensure program participant and staff growth.

  3. Assists with hiring, training and supervision of program staff.

  4. Coordination of field trips & program transportation schedules / needs.

  5. Assists with program bus transportation when needed.

  6. Prepares program staff schedules.

  7. Maintains open communication with program staff, parents, participants and supervisor.

  8. Maintains motivated co-workers and encourages teamwork.

  9. Assists with program staff concerns.

  10. Participates in all program staff trainings/meetings.

  11. Appropriately and effectively communicates with School District 304 staff.

  12. Works with FVSRA staff to ensure program needs are achieved.

  13. Maintains participant files to ensure information is accurate and updated.

  14. Assists with coordination of program enrichment components.

  15. Monitors monthly program budget figures and maintains staff paperwork.

  16. Manages program supplies and purchases.

  17. Manage site newsletters.

  18. Prepare and review evaluations from participants.

  19. Prepare seasonal brochure information.

  20. Prepare monthly reports according to program areas as needed.

  21. Substitutes at programs when necessary.

  22. Assists with program registration procedures.

  23. Assists with special events and projects as needed.

Safety Program:

  1. Understands the Park District’s safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow-through on all accident reports, emergency safety procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities or conditions and the conduct of any employee under his/her supervision. Reports all incidents and potential hazards to the Recreation Supervisor as soon as possible.

  2. Attends safety certification classes as assigned.

Marginal Functions:

  1. Assists Recreation Supervisor to develop the annual budget each January.

  2. Assists Recreation Supervisor to complete annual staff evaluations.

  3. Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to operate Park District vehicles, including park district bus.

  2. Handling Park District materials up to 50 pounds. Assistance will be provided when necessary.

  3. Ability to be outside for extended periods of time.

Cognitive Considerations:

  1. Exhibits good problem solving abilities and good judgment in accordance with the mission of the Park District.

  2. Demonstrates strong leadership skills when dealing with staff and participants.

  3. The Recreation Coordinator must exhibit good computer skills in order to perform all duties efficiently and effectively.

The success of the program directly relates to this position. Job duties and responsibilities may change as needed to continue quality programs.

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 Geneva Park District

 Contact

Kelly Wales
630-262-2201
kwales@genevaparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10.00-$12.00 plus commission

Locations: Multiple Locations: Eola Community Center & Prisco Community Center

Website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Salary: $10.00 to $12.00/hour plus commission

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with at least four years related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous sales experience with proven success in generating revenue/sales. Highly motivated, self-starting individual with a strong interest in fitness and wellness with a desire to provide quality service. Ability to project a professional attitude and appearance is essential. Proven ability to generate leads both internally and externally, and follow a sales process to close sales. Proficient computer skills utilizing MS Office with the aptitude to learn other systems including CRM tools. Experience with RecTrac recreation software a plus. Strong general math skills with cash handling experience required. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Membership Services Manager, the Membership Services Coordinator is primarily responsible for membership sales to the club by generating prospects internally and externally through normal sales channels and club advertisements and promotions. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: delivering professional tours and sales presentations to prospective members, upselling programs and services, foster relationships with our members to increase retention and referrals, make phone calls to prospect lists and schedule appointments, provide paperwork and administrative backup, attend special events to generate new leads and ensure quality customer service standards are met or exceeded. This position is also responsible for account balancing and membership data entry and adjustments. This position includes frequent interaction with the public and park district staff to follow up on compliance with park district procedures. Must be able to work evenings and weekends. This is an at-will position.

The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District…Where Fun Begins!

To apply please submit an online employment application on our website: http://fvpdjobs.fvpd.net/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Jadie Aguilar
jaguilar@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $49,875

The Elmhurst Park District, established in 1920 and located 16 miles west of Chicago, exists to provide experiences for the lifetime enjoyment of people who live and play in our community. This individual is responsible for supervising and maintaining the operation of the Hub and other facilities.

JOB SUMMARY • Responsible for the daily operation of the Hub • Plan, organize, implement, evaluate and supervise special events • Recruit, hire, train and evaluate staff • Monitor adherence to safe food handling procedures • Ensure that employees are provided necessary training in usage of tools, equipment, machinery and personal protective equipment • Prepare and monitor budget, and manage it within guidelines including accurate preparation and completion of financial paperwork • Maintain inventory controls through tracking, determine best source of purchasing and establish cost of goods • Act as liaison to community groups, including serving on Athletic Field Advisory Committee • Schedule rentals and birthday parties at the Hub QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Hospitality or Leisure Studies or related field, or equivalent work experience, with 3 years’ experience in business and food handling and 2 years supervisory experience • Food Service Sanitation License

HOURS

The hours are varied with some evenings and weekends as needed.

BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off

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 Elmhurst Park District

 Contact

Sarah Lagesse
630-993-4729
slagesse@epd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled