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 $42,000-$46,000

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited university and experience in the travel industry. Ideal candidate must love working with people, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, detail oriented, ability to be flexible and problem solve. Experience planning and implementing travel programs for one day excursions as well as extended tours. Duties: Responsible for the planning and chaperoning of an established senior trip program. This includes all aspects of the trip; destination, selection, transportation, food and lodging, budgeting, etc. As trip supervisor, you will be required to plan a minimum of six extended trips per year and at least one day trip per month. Complete other duties as assigned. Closing Date: August 10, 2018 Salary $42,000-$46,000 plus health and IMRF pension benefits Send resume: Lockport Township Park District, Attention: Dave Herman, 1911 South Lawrence Ave., Lockport, IL 60441. dherman@lockportpark.org

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 Lockport Township Park District

 Contact

Pam Hutton
8158381183
dherman@lockportpark.org

 Closing Date

August 10, 2018

 Hiring Range: $20.71 - $26.51

For more information and/or to apply, please visit our website at www.elkgroveparks.org

JOB SUMMARY Under supervision of Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, responsible for the care and health of all plant material and planting beds including chemical spraying, irrigation, weed abatement, watering, mulching, plant installation and landscape maintenance for all parks and facilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Creates and ensures daily work schedule assigned runs smoothly and in an efficient manner. • Responsible for maintenance of all landscaping beds at facilities and parks. • Monitors condition of planting beds, ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, flowers and trees and reports the presence of plant diseases and pests. • Assists Planner with coordination of their park and facility landscape planning plans. • Designs, purchases and oversees the installation of all annual planting beds, shrub beds and perennials throughout the District.
• Regularly inspects landscape at parks and facilities using Inspection software to maintain District standards and report issues. • Responsible for removal, maintenance, planning, purchasing and planting of district trees; working with internal staff and/or contractors to complete necessary maintenance. • Oversees and maintains the District’s Tree Inventory. • Operates the daily usage and maintenance of the greenhouse. • Oversees the Pirates Cove pre-season opening schedule, and tasks related to landscape maintenance within the park during the season and post season. • Performs plant care work as a team member. • Assists in the training of Horticulture Laborers on safety rules and regulations, equipment operation, equipment maintenance and proper landscape procedures in accordance with District procedures. • Makes sure Horticulture Laborers are operating tools and equipment in safe manner using safety equipment at all times. • Acts as Snow & Ice Team Lead, as part of regular rotation. • Operates trucks and special equipment as required after receiving and passing district training on vehicles/equipment. • 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. • Conducts Horticulture Section midyear performance reviews, year-end performance reviews and planning reports for fulltime, seasonal and summer staff. • Attends monthly Parks & Planning Crew Leader meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge of plant material, plant installation and maintenance, turf maintenance and irrigation. • Knowledge of, but not limited to, the identification of native and non-native Midwest plant material such as trees shrubs, grasses and flowers. • Ability to work in a team-based environment. • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. • Work independently under minimal supervision. • Possess a valid State of Illinois Driver’s License. • Possess or able to obtain a valid Illinois Pesticide Operators License within six months of the date of hire. • Possess a working knowledge of personal computers and Windows software. • Perform other duties as assigned. • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The above knowledge, skills and abilities may be demonstrated by education or formal training equivalent to a High School Degree plus, two years experience in related positions. Education or formal training beyond high school in plant care preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
847-228-3504

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $25 - $38/hour

Responsibilities include teaching (privates and groups for adults and juniors) plus administrative duties to provide the highest level of customer service in addressing needs of lesson participants and members of the club.

DUTIES: • Plan and teach tennis classes as assigned by Program Manager • Manage private lesson and private group lesson registrations to confirm all payments are submitted • Maintain high participation of each class • Coordinate, promote and manage travel teams • Meet and greet clients to promote classes, leagues and special events • Create ideas for promotional materials and work cooperatively with Program Manager to submit seasonal information to the marketing department • Generate appropriate lesson plans for every class, team drill or event and review the results with the Program Manager after each session • Prepare bi-weekly payroll and submits to the Program Manager for processing • Promote pro shop sales, special programs and lessons at the club; assist management in conducting special events or promotional programs

QUALIFICATIONS: United States Professional Tennis Association or Professional Tennis Registry Certification, NTRP rating of 4.5 or better; good knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of tennis instruction; ability to supervise tennis students of various skill levels in a class setting; and capacity to provide a high level of customer service to members and program participants. Minimum of two years’ experience teaching tennis in a club setting. Must be trained and have experience teaching the 10AndUnder QuickStart Tennis format. Must have an energetic and outgoing personality and a genuine love for tennis. CPR/AED certification must be completed within first 4 months of employment. Proficient in word, publisher, and excel preferred.

HOURS: A combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours is required, based on programming and operational needs.

Position includes teaching commission $25 - $38 per hour based on qualifications and experience. Benefit package available to qualified staff teaching a minimum of 1,425 hours per year (includes health & dental insurance, IMRF (pension plan), tennis apparel, etc.).

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 Arlington Heights Park District

 Contact

Sean Potter
224-795-5021
spotter@ahpd.org

 Closing Date

August 10, 2018

 $49,100 - $61,300 annually depending upon qualifications

The Park Ridge Park District is seeking a team member who will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating a broad spectrum of park district special events, youth programs, camps, and birthday parties to meet community needs including the supervision of the before and after school program, according to the policies and procedures of the Park Ridge Park District.

Qualifications: Requires two to three years full-time experience working with youth and special events. An advanced level of written and verbal communication in the English language is required as well as knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of Rectrac Registration System and Paycom payroll system a plus. Must be CPR/AED and First-Aid instructor certified or have the ability to become certified (through the Park District) within 90 days of hire date and obtain Food Service Sanitation certification (FSSMC) within six months of hire date. A valid Illinois Driver’s License is required in order to drive a District vehicle. 

Availability:  Standard work-week is Monday through Friday with an approximate schedule of 8:30am – 4:30pm Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are to be expected.  Selected individual is expected to be on duty whenever the need exists.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including a pension through IMRF.

To apply and view the full job description, visit our District web site at: www.prparks.org and click on Jobs, or the following link: https://www.applitrack.com/prparks/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Youth+and+Special+Events

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 Park Ridge Park District

 Contact

Julie Greve
847-692-6911
jgreve@prparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $85,100.00 - $106,400.00

The Superintendent of Business Services is responsible for overall financial, business and information technology operations of the District. This position primarily directly supervises the information technology manager, human resources manager, bookkeepers and customer service staff. This position oversee multiple projects, including but not limited to capital planning, annual financial audit, annual budget process, annual tax levy, annual budget/appropriation ordinance, and all on-going financial reporting and analysis for the District. This position assists the executive director. This position will also require all state and federal reporting including appropriate tax documents. The District has 55 full time employees and 380 part time and seasonal employees and operates with an approximate annual budget of $15 million for over 55,000 residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must have a minimum of eight years of full time experience in a related field, with at least four years of supervisor experience. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting, finance, business, public administration or related field is required. A Master's Degree, M.B.A. or C.P.A. and CPRP/CPRE are preferred. Experience with VSI Rec Trac and Incode Financial Software are strongly desired.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits packages, including:

Medical Insurance, PPO or H.S.A., Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, AFLAC, Tele Health, IMRF Pension/Defined Benefit Plan, Short Term and Long Term Disability, IMRF, ICMA 457 Plan, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Personal Days, Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement, Park District Programs and Facility Use Benefits

HOW TO APPLY:

Visit us at www.Crytallakeparks.org - click on "Join us" at the top of the page. click on employment page, complete an Applitrack Online Application

The Crystal Lake Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Crystal Lake Park District

 Contact

Anna Olas
815-459-0680 ext. 1202
aolas@crystallakeparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled