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 $15.00/hr.

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Hours: Operational Hours: 9:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Sunday. Flexibility with days/shifts, may be required to work some weekends, evenings and/or holidays. 25-28hrs/week. Salary: $15.00/hr. starting pay range

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a BA/BS degree in Natural Science, Environmental Education or related field with at least two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience teaching children in a classroom and/or field setting or experience as a field naturalist or biologist with a natural affinity for education is required. A strong interest in natural history with a commitment to the environment is essential. Enthusiastic, friendly, and prior experience working with children is vital. Previous experience with restoration, scout programs and volunteer coordination is preferred. Excellent customer service skills with strong communication skills in both verbal and written formats. Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task required. Good leadership skills with strong facilitation/presentation skills required. Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Experience with Prezi and/or RecTrac Recreation software experience a plus. Possess herbicide license, First Aid, CPR and AED certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Red Oak Manager, the IMRF Environmental Educator Coordinator will be primarily responsible for coordinating scout and other volunteer groups, birthday parties, and rentals, in addition to teaching various environmental education programs for schools, scouts, parties and family programming. Will coordinate and assist with curriculum development for new scout, birthday party and other programs. In addition to coordinating and managing the volunteer program and volunteer work days, they will also assist with Red Oak’s Outdoor Adventure Club after school program, act as Manager on Duty in the absence of the Red Oak Manager, work with supervisor on generating new revenue ideas, annual budget, program and promotional materials, purchasing and inventory of supplies, and organizing and facilitating interpretive special events at the Nature Center. Will also greet guests visiting the nature center, answer questions, distribute maps and other informational materials, and present orientation video as needed. Perform other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.

The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District…Where Fun Begins!

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Jadie Aguilar
630-966-4510
jaguilar@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

August 10, 2018

 $30.00/hr

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Vaughan Athletic Center
Salary: $30.00/hr. Depending on Qualifications (Part Time - IMRF Position)

Qualifications: Seeking a dynamic tennis professional with proven leadership skills, organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate and expand a large adult tennis program. Individual must meet minimum requirements of training and experience to include college level play and/or pro circuit level play, teaching and/or coaching experience, and USPTA or USPTR certification required. This position requires a thorough and current knowledge of the tennis business, USTA, and techniques of tennis programming and instruction.

A graduate of an accredited university is preferred, with a minimum of 10 years experience as an instructor or tennis administrator, and a competitive tennis playing background including USTA and college level play. Individual must possess strong organizational and communication skills and have the ability to develop and carry out the program goals and curriculums. 

Duties: Under the supervision of the Tennis Manager, this position is responsible for the overall quality and development of FVPD adult tennis programs, instruction, and supervision. This position will include a strong focus on the recruitment, development and retention of travel team players. This position will include a strong focus on adult program development both indoors and outdoors. This position will include on court group instruction and off court administrative duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.

*This position will involve daytime, evening and weekend hours during the indoor season with daytime, evening and weekend hours in the outdoor season.

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Jadie Aguilar
630-966-4510
jaguilar@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

August 10, 2018

 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

 Contact

Scott McClaskey
8473859400
scott.mcclaskey@goldfishss.com

 Closing Date

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

 Contact

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

 Closing Date

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