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The Racquet Sports Manager is responsible for the efficient operation, maintenance, and the development of programs and services of the Wilmette Tennis and Platform Clubs.

The minimum requirement shall be a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college in recreation or other allied field.

Preference will be given to an individual with a minimum of five years of administrative experience and with previous experience in a tennis facility.

USPTA or PTR certification preferred.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits • Full-Time Position • Excellent benefits package including health, life, dental and vision insurance, vacation, and IMRF Pension and 457b retirement savings.

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 Wilmette Park District


Jeffrey Bowen

 Closing Date

September 7, 2017

 $65,000 - $75,000

Description: The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking an energetic, ambitious and resourceful leader to manage the Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center and Sunset Pool, two of the most popular and attended recreational facilities in Glen Ellyn. The Facility Manager is responsible for the operation and oversight of the Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center (ASFC), an 88,000 square foot recreation center with three basketball courts, an indoor turf multi-sports field, climbing wall, activity rooms, fitness studio and fitness center. Current membership exceeds 5,000 with over 50 exercise classes per week. The facility operates 7 days a week and averages 18 hours per day. The Facility Manager oversees both full time and part-time staff including an Assistant Manager who is the primary supervisor of the outdoor aquatic center while assisting with ASFC. The Manager reports to the Superintendent of Recreation. As the operations of the facilities are open and programmed extended hours, the work schedule will vary and often exceeds 40 hours per week. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1) Coordinate building schedule and activities for Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center (AFSC) which includes: 7,000 square foot fitness center, two lane walking track, three court gymnasium, rock climbing wall, group exercise room, child care room and large multi-sport indoor turf. 2) Oversee management of staff including hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, coaching and evaluating personnel. 3) Prepare and monitor annual operating budget of ASFC and the outdoor aquatic center 4) Directly supervise three full time staff and various part-time facility staff 5) Collect and monitor all trackable and point of sale usage within the facilities 6) Assist the Marketing Supervisor with ideas including daily maintenance of ASFC website 7) Purchase, maintain and oversee inventory of supplies and equipment. 8) Maintain accurate and up-to-date files and records. 9) Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications. Respond to phone calls, emails, patron comments and suggestions in a timely manner 10) Schedule and supervise the maintenance and regular inspection and documentation of all exercise equipment and cleanliness at ASFC. 11) Implements facility programs based on needs and interests of the community and membership utilizing four program principles: variety, flexibility, diversity ad balance. 12) Have a thorough understanding of the Park District's policies and operations and enforce them in a positive manner. Observe and follow all Park District safety policies and regulations.. Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Parks and Recreation, Physical/Health Education or related field. Five (5) years experience in facility management. Prefer direct experience overseeing a recreation center with sports emphasis, health and fitness club and/or aquatic operations including membership services, front desk operations, budgeting and programming Must have the ability to resolve differences fairly and with good judgment. Must be able to supervise others, have good safety awareness and exhibit good problem solving ability and judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District. Must possess a good knowledge of the fitness industry including: membership sales and retention strategies, fitness program management, group exercise classes, personal training, general facility cleaning principles and other related operations. Strong financial and budgeting skills a must. Solid computer and keyboard skills required. Must have a valid Illinois Driver's License and be able to provide own transportation.

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Kathleen Esposito

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $38,000 - $48,000

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Management of facility maintenance operations; on-site implementation and completion of daily operating tasks, initiate and implement facility maintenance contractual agreements per District policy and procedures, implement customer service procedures as applicable to the facility maintenance operation, direct supervision of 7-10 part-time staff, maintain accurate payroll and personnel records, implement an effective daily work scheduling and assignment system to efficiently complete facility maintenance operations, assist with the District-wide snow and ice removal maintenance system, and implement a safety and risk management training program within the department operation. A detailed job description is available upon request.

The Facility Maintenance Manager is responsible for administering and assigning the overall daily operations of the Facility Maintenance Division in consultation with the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities. The position will perform duties in the field and crew environment as needed. The Facility Maintenance Division is responsible for the daily maintenance of 4 facilities, concession and restroom buildings, an outdoor pool, picnic pavilions, outdoor amphitheater, rental property, and a storage facility.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements for this position include a high school diploma or GED, associate’s degree preferred, with a minimum of three years full time experience in the field. Have or obtain trade certifications in plumbing, electric, and HVAC. Maintain a valid Certified Pool Operator license, Illinois Pesticide Operator License, and Illinois Secretary of State Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brake endorsement.

To apply for this full time position, a cover letter, resume, and references must be submitted via mail or email. Emailed resumes should be sent to: with Job Posting in subject line. Mailed resumes should be sent to the Community Center to the attention of Paul Rogus.

Address: Cary Park District Community Center, 255 Briargate Rd., Cary, IL 60013

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 Cary Park District


Paul Rogus
847-639-8440 X 140

 Closing Date

August 31, 2017

 $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year


This position is responsible for the organization, planning, staffing, training, maintenance, supervision and programming of the aquatic facilities and concession operations at Rice Pool and Water Park and Northside Family Aquatic Center.


Minimum of a bachelor of science degree in parks and recreation with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in full-time leisure services or a minimum of ten years’ progressive experience in aquatic operations, programming and management. Must be able to lead, manage, and motivate assigned staff. Must have great problem solving, analytical, organizational, interpersonal; and written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to multi-task and work calmly and effectively under pressure.


Must have and maintain: a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; A.F.O., C.P.O. or State of Illinois Pool Certification preferred. Adult/child CPR, National Pool and Water Park Lifeguard Training Certificate, Ellis and Associate Instructor Certification, and Illinois State Food License required. Food Sanitation Certification required within one (1) year of employment. Must have ServSafe certificate.


1.Plan, organize, market, direct and evaluate a comprehensive program of activities for the aquatic facilities, including, but not limited to, open swim, lap swim, swim lessons, swim team, aquatic programs/camps, special events, birthday parties and scout programs.

2.Prepare annual Rice Pool and Water Park and Northside Family Aquatic Center budget, making necessary revenue and expenditure adjustments, and monitors the budget on a monthly basis.

3.Train and rehearse emergency evacuation and facility evacuation.

4.Maintain a safe environment through total knowledge of functions and operations of all safety, rescue, and first aid equipment.

5.Assist with pre-season and post-season maintenance.

6.Oversee and manage concession operations.

7.Maintain the facilities as clean and safe environments for patrons and employees.

8.Respond to citizen concerns and complaints.

9.Purchase, distribute, and maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment.

10.Oversee facility safety checks.

11.Make recommendations for facility rules and regulations.

12.Oversee payroll during the aquatic season.

13.Administer and supervise swim team program.

This position is also responsible for the coordination and implementation of the agency-wide CPR/AED/First Aid program and Chairperson of the Safety Committee.

1.During the off-season of aquatic operations, teach CPR/First Aid classes for the district.

2.Act as Chairperson for the safety committee.

3.Coordinate CPR/AED/First Aid program including schedule instructors, notify participants, and keep records of staff certifications.

4.Responsible for maintaining a complete supply of district first aid supplies.

5.Responsible for working with PDRMA representative for safety visits and inspections.

6.Act as contact person for PDRMA.


This position must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods with frequent repetitive hand/arm movements such as when working on a computer when pools are closed. This position must be able to rarely move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. and rarely over shoulders and head weighing up to 50 lbs. This position will be required to frequently move about the pool deck and offices, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, twist, and reach. This position should have the physical ability to perform CPR on adults and children.


This position must be able to be exposed to all extreme summer weather conditions including heat, sun, rain, and varying degrees of humidity, temperature and light. This position will also be exposed to pool chemicals and cleaning supplies. During the non-pool season, this position will be exposed to a standard office environment.

Hours: 40+ hours

This is a year round position requiring a minimum work week of 40 hours. Nights and weekends are required especially during the swim season (April through Labor Day) which will require more than 40 hours per week to make sure both facilities are up and running, staffed properly, and exceeding customer service standards.

Salary $50,000 - $60,000 DOQ


•Excellent medical and dental benefits (choice of PPO or HMO)

•Paid holidays (12 1/2 days), vacation (12 after first year), sick (12 per year), and personal days (2 per year)

•Free facility privileges for employee and eligible family members (includes fitness center, golf, pools, etc.)

•Retirement Plans (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension plan and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan)

•Life insurance and employee assistance program paid by employer

•Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Benefit

•Discounts on food and merchandise

•And more...

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 Wheaton Park District


Becky Mendenhall

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled