PAY & HOURS : Non-Exempt Position- Hourly: 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Hours exceeding 40 per week will be eligible for overtime compensation. Pool Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the pool and has full authority to enforce its rules set by the Park District, the State of Illinois and Village of Morton Grove. This is a seasonal position.
Qualifications: High School diploma required. Must have prior experience as a lifeguard. An Ellis & Associates lifeguard license which includes CPR, First Aid and AED certification is required; however we will provide training and license if needed. .Ellis Lifeguard Instructor License preferred.
Essential Functions: Supervise and evaluate employees, schedule working hours and oversee opening/closing procedures. Must be familiar with all operations and positions. Arrives 30 minutes prior to start of shift to prepare for pool entrance. Make daily bank deposits. Testing of pool water hourly- no one should enter water before testing. Must be knowledgeable about basic pool operation including filter system and chemical readings and necessary adjustments. Facility management: including maintenance, cleaning, equipment repair and security. Provide exceptional customer service to patrons and guests at all times, maintaining excellent public relations. Keep administration informed of all problems or related subjects (pool closing) Pool hours vary on a daily basis. Supervise special programs, swim meets, special events, pool rentals, swim lessons, and staff in-services. Maintain inventory by ordering supplies when necessary through supervisor. Know rules and enforce tactfully. Be available to staff and assist as necessary. Maintain accurate pool records including attendance, in-service training ,rental requests, payroll, licenses, weather readings, and chemical logs. Work in guards, cashiers, and instructors when necessary (busy, absent, breaks etc.) to resolve any conflicts that may arise. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Apply online at mortongroveparks.com
Title: Summer Recreation Intern
The Wheeling Park District is seeking a summer intern for university students in their senior year majoring in Recreation or Leisure Studies or related field. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, theory and understanding from the academic setting to the working environment and gain exceptional program and facility management experiences at many of our programs, events and facilities.
• The selected intern will be expected to complete a 12-week internship designed to provide a comprehensive experience in community recreation.
• Work in areas of program development, written and oral communication, human resources, budgeting, training of employees, evaluation of both programs & personnel, marketing and special events.
• Experience registration software processes, financial reporting and brochure proofing.
• Gain direct leadership experience by conducting programs and special events.
Must be a current student of an accredited university, pursing a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or a related field looking to complete an internship. Student must provide own housing and transportation.
-Assist in the organization and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities within the Rainbow Playschool Program. -Practice active supervision of participants at all times. -Prepare materials for the classroom and put away materials and equipment after class. -Ensure classroom and equipment is maintained properly and supplies are stored in an orderly fashion in the storage closets. -Maintain orderly records and file appropriate paperwork. -Communicate effectively with participants and parents. -Provide a safe and welcoming environment for all participants. -Must be comfortable assisting children with their bathroom needs. -Communicate any accidents, safety concerns, and other issues to the Recreation Supervisor.
Job Summary - Under the general direction of the Adult Center Coordinator, responsible for coordination and implementation of the day to day activities and events of the Sheila Ray Adult Center.
Essential Job Functions • Plan, implement, coordinate and direct center activities, and create new center activities, as well as meet the needs for new interests groups. • Assist in the planning and implementation of special events, including but not limited to: Rummage Sales, Monthly Luncheons, Holiday Bazaar, and Dancing with the Band • Assist in creating and proofing the Bi-monthly Adult Center Newsletter and the Park District Brochure • Keeps consistent communication with the Adult Center Coordinator regarding the center and its participants, as well as any questions or concerns that may arise. • Plan, coordinate, and implement Adult Trips from start to finish. Includes hiring part-time trip chaperones to escort the trips, and overseeing them in this manner. • Shop for supplies needed for programs and stay within the annual budget. • Lead an activity, such as bingo, as needed. • Oversee the tracking of volunteer hours and eligibility for the RSVP program. • 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.
Qualifications • Flexible work schedule 25 to 28 hours per week. • Trained in First Aid, CPR and AED. • Obtain food handler certification within 90 days. • Computer literacy and proficiency. • Requires flexibility, good communication skills, and patience. • Ability to advise and attend to the special needs and circumstances of the senior population • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.
Education and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent. Prefer work experience in recreational programming.
For more information and to apply please visit our website at: www.elkgroveparks.org
The Dundee Township Park District is offering a professional internship to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation. This internship will include a comprehensive experience in recreation programming, facility management, special events, fiscal management and administration. The internship may include night and weekend hours. Please include resume and school requirements.
Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or related field. All necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. All candidates must possess a valid driver's license.