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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
The Aquatics Supervisor will be responsible for the development and administration of the swim lesson program, swim team, indoor/outdoor pool management, pool rentals and group outings, and Jeff Ellis Management and Glenbard North High School communication. This position requires the coordination and supervision of all programmatic operations including staff hiring, training and management, brochure production, marketing, budget maintenance, revenue generation and expense control. A Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation, other related field, or comparable experience in Aquatics is preferred. Must be able to work afternoons, nights, and occasional weekends. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi task, strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and be able to provide excellent customer service.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or related field or equivalent experience preferred. • Minimum of two years Aquatics programming and pool management experience preferred. • Strong leadership, management and organizational skills. Detail-oriented and able to multi-task. Self-motivated and able to problem-solve with minimal direction. Strong written and oral communication skills. The ability to interact with all ages and levels of employees. Experience with budget management, negotiating, and analyzing financial reports. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. • Aquatic Facility Operator/Certified Pool Operator Certified or ability to obtain within 1 year of employment. • A valid Illinois drivers license is necessary. Must be able to pass a post-offer background check and physical.
To apply, please visit the “Work Here” section of our website at www.csparks.org to submit your resume and complete an online application.
SUMMARY: Under the supervision and direction of the Athletic and Recreation Manager and the Deputy Director, the Intern will assist the Recreation and Facilities Department and administrative departments in the planning, organization, and supervision of specific assigned recreation programs, procedures and facilities. The Intern will be exposed to a well-rounded experience within multiple departments including: park district operations, administration, public recreation, facility management, special events, fiscal management, marketing, maintenance, and program management. The Intern shall act as a general assistant to the Athletic and Recreation Manager, other Park District staff or the Deputy Director.
SUPERVISORY: The Recreation Intern reports directly to the Athletic and Recreation Manager.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: -Assist in the administration of Recreation programs as assigned. -Assist in diversified programs suited to the needs of the clientele within the Oak Brook Park District policies. -Submit reports to the Deputy Director, Athletic and Recreation Manager and other Park District staff as requested. -Work with other departments as assigned. -Appropriate dress is required as indicated in the Dress Code Policy. -Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all communication. -Support a quality loss control/safety program for the Park District. -Perform the job in a safe manner and in compliance with the District policies, procedures, work and safety rules and the employee handbook. -All other duties as assigned by the Athletic and Recreation Manager, Deputy Director or Executive Director.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: -Attend Park District meetings as necessary. -Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies, business organizations, and community groups. -Maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications.
PSYCHOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS: -Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations. -Ability to work in a team atmosphere. -Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Outlook and Excel. Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. -Must be able to deal with people under stressful and demanding situations. -Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with department heads, supervisors and other staff members.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: -General work area is indoors, in a smoke-free environment. -Perform tasks that require use of a computer keyboard and copy machine, walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. -Ability to read, write and speak the English language. -Drives motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. -Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds.
HOURS: Hours will be based on availability and need. Hours may change frequently and may include evening and weekend work.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: A student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or other related fields is preferred. All the necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible.
TO APPLY: Please send a current resume and cover letter to Mike Azzaretto at email@example.com.
The Oak Brook Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Park District of Oak Park offers a quality internship program to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation or related areas of study. The internship provides a comprehensive experience of district operations including administration, programming, employee management, facility management, camps, aquatics & rink (seasonal), historic properties, conservatory, special events, marketing and maintenance based on the desires and interests of the intern and the needs of the Park District. The exact hours for the Intern will vary, depending on weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 35-40 hours per week, including night and weekend hours when appropriate.
Apply online at www.pdop.org. JobID#1383
The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!