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 Starting $40,0000

BASIC FUNCTION: The Recreation & Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for all operational, programming, managerial and risk management processes at the Districts aquatic facility and supervises all athletic programs including in-house and contractual organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS: The Recreation & Aquatics Supervisor must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or related field. Minimum of 1-2 years full-time experience working in an aquatic facility and/or recreation program setting and in supervising part-time staff. A valid driver’s license is required. Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification or ability to obtain certification within first 6 months.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Evaluated by Superintendent of Recreation

RESPONSIBILTIES: Manage all operations of Norridge Park District Community Pool and athletic programs. Responsible for preparing and maintaining the Norridge Park District program area budgets for Aquatics and Athletics. Responsible for the leadership, supervision and direction of Pool Managers, including training and evaluating. Oversees the recruitment, hiring, firing, training, assigning, scheduling, evaluating and supervising of all seasonal pool staff and part-time recreation staff including referees, coaches and volunteers. Supervises the safety and security of equipment for the Norridge Park District, including Recreation Center, in-line hockey rink, tennis courts, basketball courts and Gymnasium. Train and certify seasonal lifeguards in CPR, first aid and water rescue skills as outlined by American Red Cross. Maintain appropriate documentation of safety records, pool records, state reports, staff training and staff certifications. Maintain state, county, village and PDRMA requirements for the District’s aquatic facility and recreation center. Work with the Superintendent of Maintenance to ensure safe and productive operations of mechanical and chemical systems and efficient operations at the aquatic facility. Evaluate the effectiveness of all aquatic programs and submit recommendations for fee and program changes. Responsible for developing and maintaining employee policy and procedure manuals, aquatic and athletic manuals. Develop detailed reports and analysis and make recommendations for continuous improvements and program changes. Provide leadership to staff to ensure communication of facility information and promotion of events. Develop and maintain a long term comprehensive capital improvement program for the District’s aquatic facility. Possess good public relations skills, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Have ability to operate necessary machinery and equipment in order to perform assigned duties. Possess knowledge and ability to effectively plan, organize and implement a diverse array of programs and special events. Prepares monthly board reports and additional reports and submits them to the Superintendent of Recreation. Assist facility coordinator in cash control and assist with bank deposits. Coordinate promotional materials for all program areas, including updating information for seasonal brochures. Maintain inventory, research pricing and purchase supplies and equipment for programs. Coordinate and assist with District wide special events. Attend training sessions and meetings with other professionals. Inform all staff of any changes in policy, procedures and rules handed down by supervisors. Follow all safety policies and procedures outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis manuals. Perform additional duties as assigned.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Ability to handle pressure from being held responsible for aquatic and athletic daily operations, financial accountability, and personnel of the District. Ability to handle questions, complaints and concerns from the public and from employees in a professional manner. Ability to work with co-workers on a cooperative basis. Ability to manage crisis situations. Must work under the direction of a supervisor.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS: Must possess good analytical skills, problem-solving ability, and overall good judgment in completing responsibilities.

BENEFITS: Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan (voluntary) • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal Days • Other employee membership perks and discounts

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES: Interest in Recreation & Aquatics Supervisor can be expressed by submitting Cover Letter and Resume to Karyn Roth, Superintendent of Recreation, KRoth@norridgepk.com.

More Information

 Norridge Park District

 Contact

Karyn Roth
7084571244
kroth@norridgepk.com

 Closing Date

May 18, 2018

 $53,000-$63,000 annually

Looking for a challenge? How would you like to work for the ninth largest Park District in the state of Illinois which includes over 1,500 acres, 90 parks, 63 playgrounds, multi-use trails, woodlands and restored prairies? We are looking for a Division Manager who will manage all parks and grounds maintenance work, special event equipment setup and special projects for those locations and schedule and manage assignments of work crews.

The preferred start date for this position is June 4, 2018. Plainfield Park District offers a generous benefits package including health, dental and vision plans, paid time off, work/life balance and IMRF.

Duties and Responsibilities include: Manages the parks budget for Parks and Grounds under the advisement of the Director of Parks and Planning. Assists in budget preparation for assigned categories, specifically forecasting parks and grounds improvements/repairs and expense associated, providing feedback and detail to the Director. Accountable for the establishment and evaluation of goals for assigned Parks categories. Ensures that goals and objectives are in alignment with District wide goals and objectives. Plans, organizes, directs activities for Parks and Grounds team; providing leadership to reporting supervisors ensuring that overall objectives are met on a consistent basis. Accountable for creating and maintaining timelines for completion of district parks/grounds projects; mowing, athletic fields, natural area management, park maintenance, garbage, snow removal and ice making schedules. Responsible for estimating project costs during the discussion/consideration phase of planning/forecasting. Expected to compare supplier material costs for best possible pricing. Responsible for providing recommendations on repair projects for district parks/playgrounds/recreational facilities; inclusive of inspection, analysis of estimated work and cost estimates. Manages work crews inclusive of training, work activities, projects and programs; monitors tasks performed by all assigned crew. Reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures and the operations and activities of the crew; recommends improvements and modifications.

Please review the job description including qualifications, physical demands and work environment on-line at plfdparks.org. Candidates may elect to submit their application and resume online or via USPS mail. Attn: Human Resources. 23729 W. Ottawa St, Plainfield, IL 60544.
Plainfield Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Plainfield Township Park District

 Contact

Jill Boreham
8154368812
boreham@plainfieldparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

May 21, 2018

 $11/Hour

POSITION: Seasonal Full-Time Recreation Coordinator DATE: April 11, 2018 DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Parks & Recreation PAY GRADE: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt STARTING SALARY: $11/hour - $14/hour


Summary: Position provides support to the Village’s Parks & Recreation Department. Assists in managing programming including athletics, adult leagues, aquatics, day camp and special events.

Job duties and essential functions include:  Attends to the daily operational needs of the pool and day camp, including multiple daily trips to locations for supplies and program evaluation  Works ALL special events, including Lunch on the Lawn, Movies in the Park, Pool Special Events and July 4th  Assists with program registrations, including periods of intensive computer processing with custom registration system  Weekly visits to athletic programs held at local parks, ensuring program quality Programs are held at Burns, Robbins, Veeck and KLM  Attends to the weekly operational needs and statistical updates

The work environment includes an office setting. The noise level is usually quiet. The work environment also includes outside conditions, including inclement weather, warm temperatures and rain.

Physical Requirements include: Regularly required to sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. May lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Must have physical ability to accomplish job tasks and able to work outdoors as required.

Equipment use includes, but is not limited to, personal computer with a Windows operating system, Microsoft Office suite, printer, copy machine, fax machine and calculator. Must be able to count money and make correct change. Must be able to perform basic math functions.

The position is temporary, seasonal and part-time, and will average approximately 25 hours per week. Some evening, weekend and holiday work may be required.

Safety functions include:  Becomes familiar with and observe all applicable safety and security policies/procedures  Immediately reports all unsafe conditions and acts to supervisor  Reports all accidents to supervisor immediately  Recommends improvements to safety and security practices  Obeys and adheres to all safety rules and work practices

Position requirements include:  High School Diploma or GED equivalent  One to three years in a similar type of parks and recreation position  Valid Illinois Driver’s License  Reliable transportation to and from work  Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays  Education in parks and recreation management preferred, not required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  Ability to work with minimal supervision  Ability to prioritize, organize and complete required duties in a timely and accurate manner  Must have good oral communication skills, basic math skills and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills  Basic knowledge of general sports rules (football, basketball, volleyball, softball)

There are no benefits associated with this position. The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and background check. The position is expected to be filled as soon as the interview process and background checks are completed.

Interested candidates should submit an application, resume and a cover letter to the Village of Hinsdale, Village Manager’s Office, Attn: Human Resources, 19 E. Chicago Hinsdale, IL 60521, e-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. Visit www.villageofhinsdale.org/jobs for a job application. The Village is an EOE employer.

More Information

 Village of Hinsdale

 Contact


hr@villageofhinsdale.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000-$65,000

Athletic/Facility Supervisor

Summary: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Athletic/Facility Supervisor is responsible for the planning, coordination and supervision of operational functions for athletic programs, leagues, gymnastics/tumbling and a select number of special events, the management of Western Avenue/Harrison Street School Gymnasiums, Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course, and Geneva Baseball liaison.

Supervisor: The Athletic/Facility Supervisor reports to the Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

Hours: The Athletic/Facility Supervisor shall have varying hours due to programs, special events, and facility operating hours. Due to the varying nature of the work, evening and weekend hours are expected.

Qualifications: Graduate of a college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in recreation administration or closely related field; two years full time experience in athletic programming or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certification by a professional association and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable.

Essential Functions: Administration:

  1. Maintain accurate and current records including personnel, payroll, daily attendance, daily receipts, registration, inventory and schedules, and other miscellaneous statistics for the operation and management of athletic programs, gymnastics/tumbling, leagues, special events, Western Avenue/Harrison Street School Gymnasiums, and Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course.

  2. Administer the operation of the athletic/gymnastic/tumbling programs and special events in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Commissioners, Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of services provided in all athletic programs and facilities and makes recommendations on modifications of existing services and the introduction of new services.

  4. Organize leagues, lessons, programs and special events to meet the needs of all ability levels and ages.

  5. Prepare annual and special reports in relationship to all programs and facilities.

  6. Implement operating procedures established by the Board of Commissioners, Superintendent of Recreation, and the Executive Director.

Finance:

  1. Preparation and administration of the annual budget for athletic and other programs, Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course, and select special events within the Recreation Department. Authorization of budget and expense is through the Superintendent of Recreation.

Communications:

  1. Inform the Superintendent of Recreation and other staff members of all pertinent matters.

  2. Establish internal communication of the staff involved in athletic programs, leagues, Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course, special events, Western Avenue and Harrison Street School Gymnasiums and baseball field maintenance.

  3. With the Director of Marketing & Public Relations plan and conduct a promotional strategy for each program and special event and publicize through different media sources.

  4. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships among staff members, participants, public agencies and community organizations.

Personnel:

  1. Supervise the work of all part-time and seasonal employees at each of the facilities, including hiring, scheduling, training, evaluating and, if necessary, dismissal.

  2. Conduct staff meetings and/or in-service training programs on a regular basis.

Planning:

  1. Maintain an adequate inventory of all supplies needed for the athletic and other programs, special events and at Western Avenue and Harrison Street School Gymnasiums, including maintenance supplies and athletic equipment.

  2. Recommend repairs or replacement of athletic equipment and arrange for repairs to Western Avenue and Harrison Street School Gymnasiums with the Supt. of Recreation.

  3. Maintain an awareness of current trends in basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, gymnastics/tumbling, and other athletics to be incorporated as a part of the comprehensive plan of the Park District.

  4. Prepare and submit proposed lesson, league and program schedules including cost estimates, staff requirements and equipment needs.

Safety Program:

  1. Implement facility safety code and preventive maintenance program for the facility equipment.

  2. Understand the Park District 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 Safety Committee as soon as possible.

  3. The Athletic/Facility Supervisor may be designated as Safety Committee Co-Coordinator. In addition to this job description, this employee must adhere to the Safety Coordinator Job Description located in the Safety Manual, Section 5.01.

Marginal Functions:

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

Physical Requirements: 1. Ability to operate Park District vehicles.

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

Cognitive Considerations:

  1. Resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons and employees.

  2. The Athletic Supervisor must exhibit good problem solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.

  3. May be exposed to elements when driving to meetings or when assisting workers with outdoor functions. Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

  4. The Athletic/Facility Supervisor must exhibit good computer skills in order to perform all duties efficiently and effectively.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Nicole Vickers at nvickers@genevaparks.com

More Information

 Geneva Park District

 Contact

Nicole Vickers
6302324542
nvickers@genevaparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000-$70,000

SCC Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor

Summary: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor is responsible for the planning, coordinating and supervision of all operational and program functions for the Sunset Community Center and operations of the fitness/health-wellness programs.

Supervisor: The Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor reports to the Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

Qualifications: Graduate of a college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in recreation administration or closely related field; three years full time experience in public recreation facility management; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certification by a professional association and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable.

Hours: The Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor shall have varying hours due to programs, special events and facility operating hours. Due to the varying nature of the work, evening and weekend hours of duty are expected.

Essential Functions: Administration: 1. Maintain accurate and current records including personnel, payroll, daily attendance, daily receipts, memberships, registration, inventory and schedules, and other miscellaneous statistics as necessary for the operation and management of the facility, fitness center, and custodial staff.

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of services provided at the facility and make recommendations on modifications of existing services and the introduction of new services.

  2. Plan and execute a wide variety of fitness center membership campaigns, and member retention programs.

  3. Prepare annual and special reports in relationship to all facilities and fitness program area.

  4. Implement operating procedures established by the Superintendent of Recreation, Executive Director and the Board of Commissioners.

  5. Oversee the building and counter operations during operating hours in accordance with the policies established by the Superintendent of Recreation, Executive Director and the Board of Commissioners.

  6. Oversee and ensure accurate and thorough training of all staff including the front office, personal trainers and fitness instructors.

  7. Oversee the completion of all front counter responsibilities including computer work, filing and inventory of supplies.

  8. Review and recommend the need for replacement of all equipment.

  9. Oversee and schedule all rentals throughout Sunset Community Center.

  10. Other duties as assigned.

Finance: 1. Prepare and administer the annual budget for the Sunset Racquetball & Fitness Center and program areas. Authorization of budget and expense is through the Superintendent of Recreation.

Communications: 1. Inform the Superintendent of Recreation and other staff members of all pertinent matters.

  1. Establish internal communication of the staff at each the facility.

  2. Plan and conduct a promotional program at each of the facility and publicize through different media sources.

  3. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships among staff members, program participants, public agencies and community organizations.

Personnel: 1. Recruit, hire, train and evaluate all full-time and part-time personnel for the Sunset Racquetball & Fitness Center.

  1. Supervise the SFRC Customer Service Manager, custodians and front counter staff.

  2. Assist with preparation of work schedules of all full-time and part-time personnel.

  3. Conduct staff meetings and/or in-service training programs on a regular basis.

Planning: 1. Maintain an adequate inventory of all supplies needed at the facility including maintenance supplies.

  1. Recommend repairs or replacement of facility equipment and arranges for repairs of facility with Superintendent of Recreation.

  2. Maintain an awareness of current trends in fitness to be incorporated as a part of the comprehensive plan of the Park District.

Safety Program: 1. Implement facility safety code and preventive maintenance program for the facility equipment.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Nicole Vickers at nvickers@genevaparks.com

More Information

 Geneva Park District

 Contact

Nicole Vickers
6302324542
nvickers@genevaparks.com

 Closing Date

May 4, 2018