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 50,000 to 70,000 DOQ

COME GROW WITH US! Sycamore Park District has just broken ground on a new "Recreation Campus" featuring a Community Center/Fitness Facility, Dog Park, Splasphad and Sled Hill with Natural Amphitheater. The park district seeks a dynamic, outgoing individual to lead our growing recreation presence in town. The successful applicant will be able to form their core staff with a small number of existing staff to create a team that can make our district the leading provider of health and recreation opportunities in our area.

This position has a high degree of independence to supervise and direct the activities of subordinates performing recreation programming and customer service tasks. A strong knowledge and experience with Aquatics and/or Fitness are a must. This position also coordinates with other departments/divisions, citizen groups and outside agencies in the development of recreational programs and events. Qualities sought by the district include enthusiasm, a customer orientation, and a pro-active leader with residents, customers, businesses, and our community as a whole. The Superintendent must be comfortable doing presentations, communicating clearly and directly with customers and staff, and be active in the community. High Energy is a must!

If you think you will thrive on the opportunity to grow something from the beginning, this position is one you can't pass up! Your co-workers are dedicated, hard-working, and easy to get along with. We have a great team, and this position affords an individual to join us in our growing success. Sycamore is a great place to live and work, and our residents are committed to our park district. We have great small town charm, with the amenities and strengths that come with larger communities.

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Applicants should submit a Resume and Cover Letter to Daniel Gibble, Executive Director; Sycamore Park District; 940 E. State Street; Sycamore, IL 60178 no later than NOON on January 15, 2018. ELECTRONIC SUBMITTALS PREFERRED to: No calls.

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 Sycamore Park District


Daniel Gibble
no calls

 Closing Date

January 15, 2018

 $45,000 DOQ

The Village of Antioch (approx. population of 14,430), located in the northwest corner of Lake County, is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Aquatic/Activities Manager for the Parks and Recreation Department.

Under the supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation, the Aquatic/Activities Manager is responsible for year-round management of the Antioch Outdoor Aquatic Center. This includes the managing of staff as well as planning, budgeting, and promoting of all aquatic complex programs and activities to meet quality, cost, and community criteria. The employee will also be responsible for off season recreation program coordination which includes the planning, organizing, and implementing of recreation programs.

Qualified individuals will be expected to be very detail-oriented and organized, and have prior experience in aquatics management and/or programming in addition to membership sales.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Aquatic Management or related field. • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Aquatics Management or Aquatics Programming. • Experience in Membership Sales desired. • Possession of a Valid Driver’s License. • Must possess or be able to obtain shortly upon hire an Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification and Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification. Must also possess or be able to obtain and maintain First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications as well as Lifeguard Instructor certification.

The starting salary is $45,000 +/- dependent on qualifications. A comprehensive benefit package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance, life insurance, and paid vacation, holidays, and sick days.

Candidates should submit an application (found at, resume, and cover letter either electronically to, or via mail to: Village of Antioch Kathy Lamkin, HR Consultant 874 Main Street Antioch, IL 60002

The deadline to submit application materials is December 22, 2017.

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 Village of Antioch


Kathy Lamkin

 Closing Date

December 22, 2017

 $10.00 to $13.00 per hour

The Mundelein Park & Recreation District serves 35,000 residents and the surrounding communities offering a fitness center with an indoor pool, aquatic park, beach, boat launch, golf course, dance studio, active adult center, community center and will be opening a new 13,000 s.f. recreation center in 2018.

We are seeking someone to fill the soon to be part-time open position of Indoor Pool Facility Manager.

Summary The Indoor Pool Facility Manager will supervise all aspects of the aquatic facility. Responsible for scheduling, training staff members. The Indoor-Pool Facility Manager will be in charge of running the facility in a safe and customer friendly manner, assuring that the facility is clean.

The position requires a variety of flexible hours, including nights, days, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications A minimum of a high school diploma (or equivalent) and other continuing education or progressive experience preferred. Must demonstrate leadership, supervisory and organizational skills.

Should possess knowledge and skill in planning, organizing, and operating the facility, programs, special events, and other aquatic oriented programs.

Essential Functions  Keep accurate and complete records relating to water chemistry, staff, patron and staff injuries, emergencies, rescues, cleaning duties, maintenance issues, programs, special events, and, scheduling.  Train all staff on proper procedures, skills, and policies related to their job functions and the facility.  Supervise, schedule, and direct all staff members.  Maintain all staff in test-ready shape regarding skills and emergency procedures.  Facility managers should expect to work between 25-28 hours per week although more may be required.  Keep the facility clean, safe, and up to code.  Be familiar with all equipment that is necessary at the facility, such as rescue tubes, AED, oxygen, spine boards, rescue boards, first aid equipment, mechanical equipment, concession equipment, cash equipment, and all other administrative equipment.

Starting Rate $10.00 to $13.00 per hour. Paid Vacation & Sick Time. I.M.R.F. Pension

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 Mundelein Park & Recreation Dist.


A Nitti

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $47,393 - $59,934

JOB SUMMARY Under supervision of the Superintendent of I.T., The Network & Systems Administrator’s primary function is to maintain the security and functionality of the Districts networking, software, and information systems. This position also supports the technical staff within the IT department.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Primary job function is to maintain security of the Park District’s network and computer systems, using a variety of tools ranging from firewall(s) and security appliances, to endpoint security software and configuration policies. • Maintains hardware required to operate the network, including routing/switching equipment, servers, and dedicated appliances. • Configuration and maintenance of HP Store Virtual and Lefthand SAN systems. • Operates and maintains a mixed environment consisting of physical servers and virtualized servers (VMWare and Hyper-V). • Administration of an Active Directory domain consisting of approximately 1000 objects across 6 sites; responds to end-user password reset requests, and coordinates account changes with other IT staff as necessary. • Maintenance of a Microsoft Exchange email system and/or Office 365 environment. • Makes use of various tools to enforce policies, procedures and standards for use of the EGPD network and associated equipment.
• Active monitoring and optimization of the District’s network using live monitoring tools • Deployment of security patches and upgrades to servers, network equipment, and end-user workstations in testing and production environments. • Identification of obsolete, aging, or insecure systems and planning for future upgrades, replacements, or decommissioning of systems. • Establish, test, and maintain a disaster recovery plan; maintain backups for critical systems. • Ensure District compliance with various regulations (PCI, FOIA, HIPPA). • Provide Tier 2 support; respond to escalation requests from other IT staff and direct requests from end-users, as well as tickets as assigned in the Work Order system. • Identify and respond to outage situations; coordinate with vendors and internal staff to return to normal operations. • Assist in development of annual capital project plans; prepare detailed flow charts, diagrams, and reports when requested. • Deliver effectively and consistently on project plans, deliverables, and deadlines with minimal supervision. • Provide support during all hours of operation for District facilities. • Must be able to work overnight hours to perform preventive maintenance on the production environment. • Occasionally perform structured cabling installations or upgrades (CAT6 or Fiber Optic) • Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules. • Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Effective communication skills, both orally and written. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Knowledge in project management; including documentation. • Strong knowledge of multiple operating systems; (Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, MAC OS X) and server Operating Systems and roles(e.g. Active Directory, DHCP, DNS); basic Linux knowledge is necessary. • Knowledge of or ability to learn installation and maintenance of network operating systems. • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems or related field. Two year actual work experience in a network-or-server-focused role. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.

For more information and to apply please visit our website at:

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 59,000 - $78,000

Who we are: The Downers Grove Park District

What we believe in:

MISSION Enriching our community through exceptional recreational programs, parks and facilities that inspire memorable experiences.

VISION To be the community resource inspiring PLAY for LIFE Leadership Imagination Fulfillment Enjoyment

SAFETY - Emphasizing a fun environment where staff and residents feel socially, emotionally and physically secure.

AMBITION - Leaders in exploring and creating innovative opportunities based on evolving needs and trends.

RESPONSIBILITY - Preserving and maximizing community resources and partnerships through historical, environmental and fiscal stewardship.

INTEGRITY - Serving responsibly through unified ethical principles.

PROFESSIONALISM - Committed to fostering a supportive culture that develops, empowers, respects and appreciates staff and volunteers.

What we embody:

CULTURE We believe in a culture where our team members are respected, valued and appreciated.

Flexibility in one’s life is understood and make every effort in achieving a work-life balance. Innovative thinking is expected and encouraged lacking fear of failure. It is understood that through hard work the organization is committed to assisting in career development. We believe success relates directly to intention, effort and progress.

Why, you ask? Developing our team members so they may explore a variety of career opportunities is something we take great pride in. This vacancy was created due to a team member relocating to another state.

The Position Under the leadership of the Recreation Center Manager, the Supervisor of Athletics is charged with leading the overall operations of youth and adult athletic programs, as well as creative program development. In addition, this position will serve as District athletic affiliate group liaison and will manage scheduling for indoor and outdoor athletic facility space. This position will also oversee the operations of Miner Mike’s Miniature Golf Course and Concessions. The Supervisor of Athletics position leads a team of two full-time Recreation Supervisors, part-time staff and volunteers.

The Ideal Candidate The team member should possess strong leadership skills, a positive team attitude, ambition to enhance, expand and grow programs; willingness to look beyond current industry trends; creativity to challenge themselves, their program areas and their teammates with new ideas; an understanding of the value of work-life balance; open-mindedness; ability to embrace change; trustworthiness; effective communication skills; alignment with mission, vision and values of the organization.

Work Environment/Physical Demands/Expected Hours of Work This team member will operate in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment where innovative thinking towards achieving common success is appreciated and expected. As a supervisory position, this team member will be actively engaged with their staff and programs throughout multiple facilities, fields and parks, to ensure all aspects of programming are meeting expectations. As a leadership role in the Recreation Department, this team member will be active in committees and special events as opportunity allows. Given the demands of the programs, nights and weekends would be necessary at times.

Required Education and Experience This position has no boundaries and it is felt that success could be achieved from many different arenas of experience. Required Education of a bachelor degree and three or more years of experience in program supervision similar to the areas listed. However, the success of this position is in the person, their work ethic and their values.

CPRP or similar preferred

Are we the right fit for you….? Do our Mission, Vision, Values, and Culture fit your life style? Do you meet the skill set for the job and want to work with others who have the same values? If so, then we are where you belong. Come join us and let’s enrich the community of Downers Grove together.

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 Downers Grove Park District


Michelle Pusateri

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled