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 66,500yr +/ Depending on Qualifications

Location: Cole Administration Center, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Salary: Starting at $66,500/yr – Depending on Qualifications

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Personnel Administration, or closely related field is required. A minimum of five years experience in the coordination of human resource functions. Strong communication skills in both verbal and written format. Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Director of Finance & Administration, the Human Resources Manager is primarily responsible for developing, maintaining and administering the Park District’s personnel policies and procedures. The position is also responsible for personnel recruitment, wage and benefit administration, employee orientation, job description development, compliance with FLSA, and coordination of training. 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

Diana Erickson
630-897-0516
derickson@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Range Per Hour DOQ - $20.00 to $29.80

Location: Cole Administration Center, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am – 4:30 pm, occasional evenings and weekends to address emergent issues and/or special projects. Salary: Range Per Hour DOQ - $20.00 to $29.80

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and reliable, with extensive mechanical knowledge and instinct to troubleshoot and repair plumbing related equipment. High school diploma or GED required. An Associate’s degree or trade school certificate is highly desired, High School graduate or equivalent with at least three years aquatic facility maintenance experience required. Supervisory experience required as well as certification in Aquatics Facility Operations (AFO) and/or a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) within six (6) months of hire. Effective communication skills required with the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Proficient problem solving, analysis and project management skills are essential. Must be in good physical condition in order to perform a variety of manual tasks in various weather conditions including high heat and humidity or extreme cold. Will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Must also be able to work flexible hours with overtime during prime seasons. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Facilities & Trades Manager, the Senior Facilities & Trades Technician is responsible for supervising and leading the completion of various plumbing, mechanical and aquatic maintenance and repairs. May serve as the contact for emergency situations that affect the District’s ability to open for business. Additionally, the Facilities Technician will assess and consider daily 1) the safety of our employees and participants, 2) the security of our assets and 3) the service to our customers. The employee shall collaborate with all departments within the District including Recreation, IT, Finance and Planning. 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

Open Until Filled

 Starting hiring range $35,000-$45,000/annually plus benefits

Duties: The Recreation Supervisor is a full time position under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating: preschool program, early childhood recreation programs, youth recreation programs, teen recreation programs, before and after school program, birthday parties, babysitting services and day camp. This position is also responsible for recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating part-time and seasonal instructors, preschool teachers, before and after school staff and day camp staff. This position will work a minimum of forty hours a week, Monday through Friday and evenings and weekends as required.
Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of experience at the supervisory level with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration or related field preferred, certification as a CPRP desirable. Valid Illinois Driver’s License required. Good written and oral communication skills. Exceptional skills in working tactfully and harmoniously with subordinates, co-workers, supervisors, department heads, Board of Commissioners and community supporters.

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 Alsip Park District

 Contact

Greg Hooper
708-389-1003
ghooper@alsipparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $51,000-$55,000/year, DOQ

Description: Under the direction of the Manager of Aquatics and Fitness, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for all operations related to aquatics at the indoor pool, Hidden Creek Aqua Park and Rosewood Beach. This includes, but is not limited to, the supervision of lifeguards and scheduling of pool activities and programs at the indoor pool. The Recreation Supervisor will also oversee all hiring, training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating of lifeguards and swim instructors at the aquatics facilities.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, with a degree in Business, Recreation or Sports & Exercise Facility Management or related field or experience in Park Administration or five years progressive successful experience in the field and training. Experience should not be measured in time alone; quality of previous experience as well as its similarity to the needs of the current position should be a determining factor. Must have 2-4 years of management or supervisory experience. Preference given to experience in aquatics and certifications as a Lifeguard Instructor and CPO/AFO.

Successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge of the theory and philosophy of recreation for leisure time and the ability to interpret this philosophy to others in the form of planning, organizing and supervising programming and personnel. Ability to apply education, training and work experience to improve performance of organization.

Responsibilities: The Recreation Supervisor’s primary responsibilities will be to manage a team of lifeguard supervisors, lifeguards, swimming instructors, aqua aerobics instructors and additional support staff as needed. This position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units. The Recreation Supervisor will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. These responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Benefits: Excellent benefit package, including health, dental, and pension.

Hours: Hours and schedules may vary depending on seasonal workloads and needs.

Apply: To apply for this full-time position, please visit our website at www.pdhp.org to submit an application, cover letter and resume.

E.O.E: The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park

 Contact

Jon Pratscher
847-579-4049
jpratscher@pdhp.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $14/hour

HANOVER PARK PARK DISTRICT- Camp Coordinator

Function: The Camp Coordinator is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the Summer Camp programs .

Supervision Received: This position is responsible to the Recreation Supervisor.

Supervision Exercised: This position is responsible for the daily supervision of the Camp Supervisors, Camp Counselors, Inclusion Staff, and volunteers.

Responsibilities

General Administration: Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the day camp program. Supervise and evaluate appropriate staff, volunteers and inclusion staff. File Camp forms on a weekly basis. Act as a liaison between camp staff and the Recreation Supervisor. Responsible for delegating and assigning tasks including daily set-up, clean-up, and supply inventory and storage. Responsible for checking voicemail, email and other messages, then coordinating information regarding all aspects of the Camp program. (i.e. staff, office, recreation supervisor, bus drivers, parents, etc.) Responsible for knowing the location of the children in the program at all times and makes sure they are adequately supervised. Develops and maintains good relationships with parents. Maintain communication with parents concerning children’s goals, progress, behavior and accomplishments along with program information. Prepare and hold staff trainings and meetings for Camp staff. Responsible for the inventory of supplies and notifying Recreation Supervisor of what is needed. Communicate with public, staff, and participants in a professional manner. Assist with integration process of participants who require an inclusion staff by communicating with Recreation Supervisor, parents, NWSRA, and Inclusion Staff. Handle the discipline of staff.
Create and manage the Camp staff schedule. Purchase supplies, turn in receipts, and manage program supply budgets. Notifies the Recreation Supervisor in advance when absent or late to work. Promote high morale among staff and participants. Perform related duties as assigned.

Safety, Health, and Loss Control: Support, promote and make recommendations regarding all safety, health, and loss control policies as adopted by the Park District. Complete incident and accident reports and file them with the Recreation Supervisor in a timely manner. Be familiar with Part-Time Employee Manual and Camp Staff Manual. Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks. Responsible for providing all injury, illness, and health information required by the Hanover Park Park District in its effort to assign tasks within an individual’s capacity to the prevent potential injury or illness. Responsible for notification of injury or illness relating to a task assignment as described within the Part-Time Employee Manual and Camp Staff Manual.

Requirements Skill in Leadership Knowledge of child development Ability to creatively develop activities on a limited budget. Ability to handle discipline effectively and appropriately Skill in supervisory techniques Ability to communicate effectively Mature and positive attitude Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid At least 21 years of age A valid IL driver’s license that is good standing. Willingness to drive a 13-passenger shuttle bus.

Education/Experience College experience in related field of study. Three (3) years of working with children preferred. Two years supervisory experience.

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 Hanover Park Park District

 Contact

Liza Nicol
630-837-2468 ext. 132
l.nicol@hpparks.org

 Closing Date

May 25, 2018