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 $17/hr

Position Title: Retail and Rental Sales Supervisor
Department: Visitors Services Reports to: Membership and Retail Operations Manager Location: Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL

OPPORTUNITY

The Retail and Rental Sales Supervisor will manage daily operations of the visitors center’s Cantigny Shop, gallery, theater and Medill Room. This position is also responsible for sales and coordination of all education center, pavilions, and visitors center (non-food and beverage related) rentals. The ideal candidate has experience in sales, events and inventory management, and providing a high level of customer service to visitors.

RESPONSIILITIES

• Assist in the operation of the Cantigny Shop o Assist in hiring and training staff at the Cantigny Shop o Scheduling and supervising Cantigny Shop Assistants o Assist in ordering, receiving, and displaying merchandise while maintaining proper inventory control for the Cantigny Shop in conjunction with established budgetary guidelines o Maintain proper cash controls in the Cantigny Shop o Assist in yearly inventories as needed o Assist with membership communications

• Rental sales o Answer all correspondence via phone, email, and mail o Provide tours as needed to potential customers o Produce contracts, arrange all planning details, and collect payment o Check-in with main contact day of event o Coordinate all outside vendors and tram if needed o Follow up after the event, solicit feedback, gather information for future improvements o Maintain website with current information o Update Security as needed o Assist with scheduling and overseeing group functions associated with the visitors center Medill Room, theater and gallery including lectures, events, and birthday parties

• Provide a high level of service to visitors, customers, and members representing Cantigny Park in a professional, positive and helpful manner • Work with Facility Services to maintain cleanliness and efficient operations • Assure that correct and timely information is distributed to visitors • Participate in an on-going professional development program, including attendance at conferences/trade shows, with the guidance of supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or other related field preferred • Minimum two years of retail sales and/or sales experience in a supervisory position • Strong computer skills (Versai and EZ Suites preferred) • Must be self-directed, creative, energetic, flexible, and organized with excellent communication skills • Must find satisfaction in working with the public and possess an outgoing, friendly, courteous, and enthusiastic personality • The schedule for this position is Wednesday through Sunday 9:00am – 5:30pm, must also be available to work evenings and select holidays • Valid Illinois driver's license • Preferred training in First Aid, C.P.R. and Automated External Defibrillator • Must attend Cantigny Safety and Child Awareness Training

TO APPLY: submit a resume and cover letter to mfresumes@mccormickfoundation.org

About Cantigny Park & the Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Cantigny Park, part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is the 500-acre Wheaton estate of Robert R. McCormick. It is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, formal gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails and a Visitors Center with banquet and dining facilities.

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is dedicated to fostering communities of educated, informed, and engaged citizens. Through philanthropic grant-making and Cantigny Park, the Foundation works to make life better in Chicagoland. The McCormick Foundation, among the nation's largest foundations with more than $1.5 billion in assets, was established in 1955 upon the death of Col. Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. The Foundation awards about $55 million a year across five grantmaking program areas.

Cantigny Park and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.

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 Cantigny Park

 Contact

Whitney Wade
mfresumes@mccormickfoundation.org

 Closing Date

August 31, 2018

 $17.16 - $22.00 DOQ

The Naperville Park District is looking for a Fleet Support Technician. This position assists with repairs to fleet equipment. Major duties include inspecting, and repairing mechanical, electrical and body damages to all fleet equipment. This position is under the direct supervision of the Vehicle and Equipment II position and the general supervision of the Park Operations/Fleet Manager.

Location: Central Maintenance Facility
Salary: $17.00 - $22.00 DOQ Schedule: Full Time; Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at www.applitrack.com/napervilleparks/onlineapp/. Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 1. Inspect and locate routine mechanical difficulties in automobiles, trucks and a variety of diesel and gasoline-powered maintenance and construction equipment. 2. Adjust and repair the entire spectrum of automotive and related equipment in the district’s fleet. 3. Perform safety related inspections and repairs on trucks, SUVs, tractors and equipment. 4. Assist the Vehicle & Equipment Technician and Vehicle & Equipment Technician II with repairs as directed. 5. Perform road calls to retrieve or repair equipment in the field. 6. Document work within the work order system. Assign labor and materials to work orders accurately. 7. Complete technician notes and fill out vehicle inspection sheets. 8. Reliably complete and turn in paperwork in a timely manner. 9. Perform minor body repairs on autos, trucks and equipment. 10. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with residents, customers, vendors, community partners, and co-workers. 11. Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. 12. Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner.

Other Duties and Responsibilities: • Perform welding tasks. • Maintain familiarity with new/existing technologies by attending training classes and seminars.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Knowledge of operating principles and repair of heavy equipment, hydraulic systems and gasoline/diesel engines. • Ability to understand service manuals, wiring diagrams and maintenance and operator’s manuals. • Knowledge of basic practices and procedures of welding (i.e., MIG welder, oxy-acetylene brazing and torch cutting is preferred). • Basic knowledge of computer diagnostics, electronics and electrical components utilized automotive equipment, hydraulics, brakes, suspension and other vehicle components and systems.

Education and Experience: • High school diploma or equivalent. • Vocational school training in mechanical repair preferred. • Valid driver’s license. • Two years experience as a fleet or equipment mechanic preferred or a combination of formal training/school plus experience.

Special Considerations: • District will supply personal hand and power tools common to the trade of mechanical maintenance of vehicles. • Subject to work in a crouched position or on back lying on mechanic’s dolly beneath motor vehicle equipment. • Subject to dust, dirt, grease, fumes, pesticides and loud noises. • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. • Ability to occasionally lift medium weight (20-50 lbs.) objects. • Subject to prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, standing, and twisting for extended periods of time. • Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines. • Ability to move from site to site. • Subject to modified/flexible work schedules.

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 Naperville Park District

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20.00 / hour

ABOUT US The Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 75,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational facilities, programs, events, parks and open spaces. Additionally, the Schaumburg Park District hosts thousands of visitors and guests annually at its activities and major tournaments.

JOB SUMMARY The Grounds Keeper 2 reports to the Parks Supervisor and works as part of a talented team primarily responsible for park maintenance. Duties include mowing, fertilizing, aerating, grading, and seeding; native plant maintenance; inspection and maintenance of park fixtures and site amenities; performing a variety of horticulture projects; seasonal assignments such as snow removal, salting, and maintaining seasonal ice rinks; special event set-up and take-down; and more.

QUALIFICATIONS The best applicants will have a high school diploma (or equivalent) along with at least three (3) years of experience in grounds or landscape maintenance. Candidates must have (or be able to earn within 6 months of acceptance) a CDL and an Illinois Pesticide Public Operator’s license.

SCHEDULING & PAY This is a full-time year-round non-exempt position. Schedule is generally Monday – Friday from 6:45am – 3:30pm. Overtime work may be required based on need. Target hiring range is up to $20.00 per hour, DOQ (depending on qualifications).

BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • FSA Healthcare • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary) • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Time • Personal Days and Sick Time • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • A Variety of Park District Memberships and Privileges

TO APPLY: Visit us at www.ParkFun.com – go to “About” then “Employment” to complete our online job application. ** Note: Consideration will only be given to applications completed online (please no resumes via email, mail, fax, etc.) **

If interested, please apply early. This position will be open until filled. The Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Schaumburg Park District

 Contact

Laila Bashia
847-985-2115
LBashia@parkfun.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $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

 $16.50/hr

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

Location: Cole Administration Building, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL
Website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Hours: Monday – Friday from 7:00 am – 4:00pm

Salary: $16.50/hour minimum starting pay rate

Qualifications: The ideal candidate for this position must be a highly organized, positive, self-directed team player who is customer focused. High School graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required with an Associate’s degree preferred. Five years of previous office experience with at least one (1) year of data entry experience required. Past experience in managing an inventory control system and/or fleet or work order central management system preferred. Strong computer skills in MS Office and database systems with aptitude to learn other systems. Must be comfortable speaking to staff and/or vendors and developing creative solutions to problems. Must have strong attention to detail, manage multiple work orders and parts searches simultaneously, and the ability to enforce compliance initiatives. Strong and effective communication skills in both verbal and written formats. Ability to be flexible and adapt to and handle last minute changes to plans and shifting priorities. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s “D” License. This position is expected to be able to work flexible hours with overtime during prime seasons.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Administrative Services Supervisor, the Fleet Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the fleet division. Duties include but not limited to; monitoring work orders, reporting any additional repairs required and changes in time commitments to the respective fleet staff, managing the fuel management system and fleet work order system database, ordering parts necessary for the completion of Fleet Mechanics work orders, and maintaining divisional inventories while following District policies. The employee shall track accident repairs and service work within the Fleet Division, monitor the agency's fleet and equipment from purchase to disposal and provide all necessary reporting and correspondence. Employee is responsible for reviewing all work to ensure that assigned and appropriate work is being performed and that the repair order has been completed and properly documented. Performs related work as directed. 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 interconnected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Sharing the shores of the Fox River, our communities are united 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