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 $50,000 - $55,000 DOQ

Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association (NEDSRA) is a cooperative of eight park districts and three villages in northeast DuPage and west Cook Counties, Illinois. NEDSRA was formed in 1976 as a means of combining resources among the member agencies to provide recreation programs and services for individuals with disabilities. Today, NEDSRA serves approximately 3,500 distinct individuals annually—within a diverse cultural and socioeconomic service area—through roughly 600 programs and special events. NEDSRA's main objective is to meet the unique social and recreation needs of individuals with disabilities, so they may increase their enjoyment of life and reach their highest level of independence.

NEDSRA is looking for a qualified individual to fill the position of Business Manager. This position will serve as a member of the Management Team and Safety Team. This position is full time and salaried.

Job Summary: This position is responsible for supervision and evaluation of the agency registrar, part-time office staff and when necessary recruit, hire and train new staff and will serve as liaison to agency contractual employees including information technologist. They oversee financial functions including accounts payable/receivable, invoice procedures and internal controls; and serves as the administrator of the agency purchasing card. The Business Manager will prepare monthly financial statements for presentation to the Board of Trustees. This position will evaluate, monitor and when necessary, implement best practices for cash management as well as oversee investing practices and make recommendations. They will prepare all documentation for and are responsible for oversight of annual agency audit, oversee agency IT; initiating and maintaining best practices for electronics communication per agency policy. He/she will maintain agency asset tagging, tracking and disposal per policy using AssetMaxx system, prepare/oversee all government required reporting regarding payroll tax returns, W2s, 1099’s, and 990s for financial reporting, oversee RFP process for required purchases, per agency financial policy. The Business Manager plays an integral role in the preparation of agency annual budget, provides thorough research, analysis and recommendations for administrative operations of the agency, as well as, policies and procedures related to administrative operations, monitors all cash receipts for timely deposit and accurate posting, is responsible for agency’s records management and records retention procedures and for oversight of office equipment, including researching new and replacement equipment. The Business Manager will also oversee facility use and rental.

Education and/or Experience: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, public finance, business, public administration or related field, and at least 5 years of successful experience preferable with government, park districts, special recreation associations or non-profits. CPA is desirable. Thorough knowledge of accounting, budgeting, reporting processes, computer applications including MS Office Suite, and laws/regulations regarding audit requirements and 501(c)(3) agencies. The Business Manager must have strong strategic, analytical and organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven management skills; ability to handle multiple projects and processes simultaneously; and strong attention to detail.

Benefits: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Prescription Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time, Personal Days

Submit resume via email to: Sue Martellotta, Executive Assistant at

F 630.576.4066

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 Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association


Sue Martellotta

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $12/hour

Qualifications: This position is part-time and is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in Facility/Recreation Management.

Candidates must demonstrate solid verbal and written communication skills, strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills and the ability to lead and motivate staff. Professional appearance and dependability is a must. Facility Supervisors are expected to work evening and weekend hours. CPR/AED and First Aid certified or must obtain within 90 days of employment.

Duties: Direct supervision of the Department’s 168,000 sq. ft Indoor Sports, Events and Fitness Center which includes: Administer all duties associated with opening and closing procedures of the Complex, daily cash handling and close out procedures, customer service operation, program and rental registrations, facility set ups and takedowns, program and sport league management, fitness center, golf learning center, birthday party supervision and all others duties assigned by the Sports Complex Supervisor. Supervise, evaluate and train staff on a daily basis.

Please send cover letter and resume:

Randy Splitt 1950 N HWY 45 Libertyville, IL 60048 (847) 367-3006

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 Village of Libertyville Recreation and Sports Complex


Randy Splitt

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $13.53 to $15.02 depending on experience

Job Description: Responsible for trails, wetlands, and maintenance and ecological restoration of green spaces. Job requires knowledge of plants, prescriptive burns, use of assorted tools and trucks as well as snow plowing in winter.

Qualifications: Degree in natural resources, conservation, horticulture or related field. Two years of experience in a wide variety of outdoor manual labor projects, with natural resources preferred. Must be licensed by the State of Illinois as a Certified Pesticide Operator and have a Chicago Wilderness certificate or become certified within 6 months of employment with the Bolingbrook Park District. Candidate must have a valid driver's license.

Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain and repair gravel and asphalt trails and pathways, perform ecological restoration through brush tree, prescription burns, and invasive management. Planting, weeding, and watering as well as collection of seeds. Maintain community gardens and Nature Plan areas and help with turf maintenance and snow removal as needed. Removal of trash, maintain vehicle, tools and equipment and submitting of daily work logs.

Classification: Full Time, non-exempt (hourly)

Pay Range: $13.53 to $15.02 an hour depending on experience

Benefits: Excellent benefits including pension. Health, dental, and vision insurance options and free membership to our two Lifestyle health clubs and indoor/outdoor pool and more.

Hours: Normally Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 3:00pm, but sometimes hours change due to an event, weather changes, projects or needs for the community.

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 Bolingbrook Park District


Mike Glester

 Closing Date

October 14, 2017

 $45,000 - $55,000 (Starting Range)

Job Description: The Superintendent of Recreation oversees all operations of the Recreation Department, which is located within the Byron Community School District. The facilities consist of the Byron PE Center and outdoor athletic fields. The program areas are Aquatics, Athletics, Child Care, Fine Arts, Fitness, and Special Events.

Qualifications: • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in recreation administration or related field is required.
• At least two years of full-time experience in the field of parks and recreation.
• A valid Illinois State Driver’s License (Class D) is required. • Thorough knowledge of budgeting, purchasing, and reporting processes. • Thorough knowledge of computer applications including MS Office Suite and recreation management software.

Duties & Responsibilities: • Direct oversight of an approximately $700,000 annual recreation department budget. • Hire, train, and supervise as necessary, the personnel required for the efficient management of all recreation facilities and programs. • Ensure facilities and programs meet all safety requirements and coordinate repairs with staff and contractors. • Maintain a positive working relationship with staff, Byron 226 School District employees, Byron Forest Preserve employees, and members of the community. • Ability to directly plan and oversee leagues, programs, and tournaments. • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and accountability. • Provide accurate and all pertinent information for the program guide (three times per year), social media postings, and website.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to: or mail to:

            Attn: Paul Zepezauer
            Byron Park District
            PO Box 423
            Byron, IL 61010

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 Byron Park District


Paul Zepezauer

 Closing Date

October 27, 2017


Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Marketing & Golf Operations, the Golf Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for the management of golf course maintenance operations at the DeKalb Park District. Duties include, but are not limited to, overseeing daily maintenance activities at River Heights Golf Course (18-holes) and Buena Vista Golf Course (9-holes); equipment, facility and course maintenance; staffing; risk management; assist preparing and monitoring associated budgets. This individual will also work closely with other departments in the district.

Qualifications:  Associate’s Degree in Turf Management or related field.  Two (2) years of experience in golf course maintenance management in a supervisory role.  Knowledge of golf course turf maintenance practices to include daily and seasonal maintenance needs, fertilization and pest management.  Good understanding of the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems including wells, pumps and automated systems

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 DeKalb Park District


Scott deOliveira

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled