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 $13.84 per hour * salaried position hrly rate based on 40 hour work week

The Assistant Pool Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Sandburg pools, and accompanying activity areas, including preventative maintenance, repairs and overall cleanliness. You must coordinate with all associated departmental personnel (Pool Manager, FFC Old Town Management and Housekeeping) to accomplish duties.


Perform weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual preventative maintenance schedules on all exercise equipment. Exercise equipment being defined as all cardiovascular and strength machines, and group exercise equipment. Maintain all preventative maintenance and repair action logs for pools. Perform repairs and parts replacements as needed. Perform daily, weekly, monthly, preventative maintenance schedules on the swimming pool. Maintain all preventative maintenance, chemical adjustment, back-wash, water exchange and repair action logs for all swimming pool. Test water chemistry parameters, including sanitizer and pH levels, for pool on a daily basis. Make chemical adjustments based on results of water chemistry testing. Coordinate with support staff to ensure cleanliness and overall appearance of pool and surrounding areas. Maintain storage areas in a clean and orderly manner. Be available to respond to emergencies at the facility in a timely fashion. Attend all required staff meetings. Actively promote member events. Respond to members’ concerns, suggestions, and requests. Demonstrate a positive customer service attitude. Miscellaneous duties and responsibilities assigned by the Pool Manager Registering members, payroll, staff scheduling, life guard and cashier duties.


Lifeguard Certified and experience 3-4 years, certifications last 3 years. CPR for professional rescuer certified First Aid certified Knowledge of pool operations, chemical and mechanical Previous aquatics management. Knowledge of housekeeping responsibilities of outdoor aquatics facility. Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to complete multiple tasks, demonstrate accountability and initiative, and possess a strong work ethic. Our Purpose as a company is to enhance the lives of our members and guests by improving their overall health and well-being

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 Fitness Formula Clubs


Diana Maciejewski

 Closing Date

June 30, 2018

 Starting Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 DOQ

*Why the Manhattan Park District?

If you are looking to work in a challenging, yet rewarding environment, the Manhattan Park District is for you! Under new leadership, the Manhattan Park District is looking to better serve the residents of this fast-growing community. With a growth rate of nearly 700 people per year, the Manhattan Park District is looking to expand its offerings and improve current services to those that call Manhattan home.

*About the Position:

Starting from the ground-up! This newly developed position, under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for developing and leading the Recreation Department operations: developing a line-up of exciting programs and events, assisting in developing district operational standards and processes along with developing, mentoring and leading an eager team!

*Finding the right “Fit”:

The right fit for someone looking to join our team would include a person with: a positive attitude, effective communication skills, the understanding and sensitivity to staff and community needs, outstanding customer service skills, a team mentality, passion in what they do, open mindedness, ability to embrace change, is creative, innovative and is trustworthy.

*What you could expect:

This team member will operate in a professional and friendly office environment, where collaboration and teamwork are appreciated and expected. This position will be located in the Hansen Community Center and will work very closely with all areas of the organization. This team member should also be avvailable for evening or weekends on occasion and on site for major activities or events when needed.

*Is Education Everything?

We highly value education and in some cases, such as this, the answer is yes! As a key member of our leadership team, this position requires a degree from an accredited university or college. Preference would be that this person would also be a CPRP or willing to obtain within the first year of employment.

*The “Fit” works both ways:

Are you looking to make a difference in an environment in which you will be both challenged and rewarded? Are you up to the challenge of growing a program base from the ground up in a community that wants more from their Park District? Do you meet the competencies for this job and want to work with a like-minded team? If so, come join us and let’s make Manhattan better together!

*How to Apply:

Please go to for full job description and application. Please email Cover Letter, Resume and Application to by June 29, 2018 for consideration.

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 Manhattan Park District


Jay Kelly
815-478-3324 ext. 208

 Closing Date

June 29, 2018

 $8.25 per hour/40 hours per week

The Waukegan Park District is offering an internship to students working towards a degree within the field of parks and recreation or closely related field. The internship will provide a well-rounded experience to an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual. Candidate must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a Bachelor or Master degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or related field. All necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. A valid driver's license is also required. Housing may be provided for the entire time of the internship on a first come first served basis. Applicant must have personal transportation. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following: -Assist with planning, organization, implementation and oversight of youth and family non-athletic recreational/general interest programs with a strong emphasis in nature programming, gardening, and camps. -Provide direct leadership and supervision to all assigned recreation programs and services. -Provide developmentally appropriate activities that meet the needs and interests of participants. -Assist in development and implementation of goals and objectives specific to area of responsibility. May develop and implement an intern project. -Assist in evaluating effectiveness and efficiency of program and services, making recommendations on introduction or deletion of programs and services. -Assist with the development and implementation of a marketing strategy for recreation programs, events, and services consisting of appropriate pricing and promotional efforts. -Assist in the recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned staff and volunteers. Assist with contracting with independent contractors and vendors for programs and services as needed. -Assist in securing alternative funding through grants, sponsorship, and fundraising. -Assist in the purchase, distribution and maintenance of proper inventory of all supplies and materials. Turn in appropriate receipts as required. -Prepare and maintain management reports and records regarding programs and services. Prepare and submit reports and projects as required by sponsoring university. -Accompany participants on field trips. Transport program participants and supplies via park district vehicles. -Assist in the preparation of program budgets. -Establish a cooperative planning and working relationship with coworkers, parents, community agencies and organizations. -Attend pertinent departmental/park district meetings and in-house training sessions. -Conduct self according to the policies and procedures as established by the park district. -Participate in park district Safety and Training Program to ensure that work performed and services provided are implemented in a safe manner. -Perform other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates may apply online. Apply online at:

Contact: Elizabeth Fallon, Department Coordinator Waukegan Park District 847-782-3626

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 Waukegan Park District


Elizabeth Fallon

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $250/week Stipend

Recreation Intern $250/week Stipend Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, special events (Sunday Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, and general administration, budgeting, and marketing. The intern will also create and run programs of their choosing. Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motivated and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public as a whole. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. All interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to or Barb Holajter, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.

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 Munster Parks and Recreation


Barbara Holajter
(219) 836-6923

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10.00 per hour

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 JobID#1383

The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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 Park District of Oak Park


Paula Bickel

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled