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 35,000-40,000

Goldfish Swim School - Arlington Heights is seeking an energetic, self starter with a passion for aquatics. We provide swim lessons for children 4 months to 12 years of age in small group lessons. Our pool area is always a tropical 90 degrees for the best swim lesson experience.

Summary: Oversee the quality and success of Goldfish Swim School - Arlington Heights.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following: 1. Directs and controls the daily operations to ensure the school is running according to GSS standard operating procedures. 2. Assists the General Manager and other staff to complete daily tasks. 3. Manages the staff of GSS to ensure high productivity, excellent performance and positive employee satisfaction. 4. Trains and oversees aquatics department to provide superior swim instruction to the students of GSS. Interacts with the Deck Supervisors and Golden Teachers on issues related to class scheduling, student progress, customer service and employee performance and training. 5. Gains knowledge and experience in the Links software and other sales software to achieve a high level of competence in bookings, class scheduling, and reporting and administrative functions. 6. Gains a high level of knowledge and experience in the GSS pool operations necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary swim environment. 7. Initiates and oversees workplace employee activities (“Fun” Department) with the goal of achieving improved employee satisfaction. 8. Directs and oversee the implementation of the Emergency Action Plan and all safety procedures that pertain to the GSS facility, and trains all current staff on the GSS EAP. 9. Maintains current certifications and stays up-to-date professionally on the aquatics and management field. 10. Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Employer from time to time.

Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in Recreation, Education or similar field is preferred. 1-2 years of aquatic experience required supervising an aquatic facility and staff.

Certificates and Licenses: CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard certification required. Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Instructor certification within 3 months of hire.

Please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Scott McClaskey at scott.mcclaskey@goldfishss.com.

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 Goldfish Swim School - Arlington Heights

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Scott McClaskey
8473859400
scott.mcclaskey@goldfishss.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

  330 weekly stipend

The mission of the Lombard Park District is to Provide People with Quality Recreation Opportunities to Enjoy Life. The Lombard Park District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited agency, governed by an elected board, and staffed with over 340 dedicated employees. The District is a past winner of the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association, and was a finalist in 2017. In 2016, the District received accreditation from the NRPA Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies for meeting 151 national standards. These awards provide recognition to the District for providing exceptional services to the community of Lombard.

Description: The Lombard Park District is offering a fall internship to students working towards a degree within the field of parks and recreation. The recreation internship will provide a well-rounded experience in park district operations, administration, facility management, program management and special events. Qualifications: Must be a current student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelor or master’s degree in Recreation or Leisure Studies. Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation.

To Apply: Please visit us at www.lombardparks.com – go to “Home” and then “Job Opportunities” to complete our online job application. Please attach a resume and cover letter.

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 Lombard Park District

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Katie Manheim
630-953-6101
kmanheim@lombardparks.com

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Open Until Filled

 $11.50

Hanover Township Youth and Family Services is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to assist in its popular Open Gym Program which serves youth ages 5-18 in the far northwest suburbs. Open Gym is a combination of recreational, educational and social activities that takes place in safe, supervised school and park district facilities. Candidate will assist in Positive Youth Development (PYD) and prevention services, including mentoring, youth leadership, recreational activities, homework assistance, leading STEM projects, teambuilding games and large and small group activities. The position holds the following hours:

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 12:00pm to 4:00pm

School Year Hours: Monday – Friday 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Candidates must have a high school diploma, be 19 years of age or older and have one year of experience leading youth. The position is scheduled for 20 hours per week at $11.50 per hour. To apply, please submit a resume. An application for employment will also be accepted in lieu of a resume. Applications can be found at http://www.hanover-township.org/government/employment-opportunities Applications should be submitted to the Outreach and Prevention Services Manager, Michael Cohen, at MCohen@hanover-township.org. EOE.

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 Hanover Township

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Michael Cohen
630-483-5799
MCohen@hanover-township.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $15-$25 per hour

The Northbrook Park District is seeking passionate and creative Site Directors to work part-time at our Adventure Campus program. Adventure Campus is a before and after school care program for elementary school children. Site Directors lead organized activities for the children, create daily lesson plans, manage multiple Counselors and are responsible for the safety of the children at their site.

Applicant must be available Monday-Friday from 6:45am-8:30am and/or 2:45pm-6:30pm during the 2018-2019 school year. Must also be available to attend training August 14-16 from 2pm-6pm.

Qualifications: Must have 2 years of experience working with children. Enrollment in, or completion of, a college degree in education, recreation or related field is highly desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities: Plan and implement daily activities for children. Daily activities include themed arts and crafts, athletic games and other enrichment play. Supervise Counselors and communicate with school personnel and parents on a regular basis.

Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs

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 Northbrook Park District

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Open Until Filled

 $25,000-$32,000 DOQ

The Lemont Park District, located in Lemont, Illinois a southwest suburb of Chicago, is looking for a part-time Head Swim Coach for the 2018/2019 swim season. The Dolphins Swim Team has grown to a 140 swimmer team and is continually providing opportunities to allow swimmers to be the best they can be in and out of the pool. We have had many successful swimmers reach the Junior Olympics and Zones level of the championship series and are looking forward to more future successes.

The Head Swim Coach will oversee all swim team levels, including Masters Swim Team, and would be trained in, or in charge of, certain administrative duties including but not limited to programs such as Hy-Tek, Meet Manager, Team Unify, etc. In addition, responsibilities will include developing the Senior swimmers with a focus on technique, primary coaching responsibility of our 13 -18 age group, planning and implementation of swim and dryland training, attending swim meets as scheduled and consistently communicating with swimmers and parents.

Please contact Christine Aguirre, Aquatic Supervisor, at 630.327.8301 or via email at caguirre@lemontparks.org if you are interested.

The pay range is $25,000 to $32,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience. This is also an IMRF position.

Applications can be submitted at http://www.lemontparkdistrict.org/wordpress1/about-us-2/employment/

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 Lemont Park District

 Contact

Christine Aguirre
6302576787
caguirre@lemontparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled