Contact Name: John Keenan
Contact Email: JKeenan@fspd.org
Contact Phone: 815-469-3524
Closing Date: $38,000 - $45,000 depending upon qualifications plus excellent benefits package.
The Athletic Supervisor needs to be motivated, organized, and have excellent communication skills.
The Athletic Supervisor is responsible for F.A.N. (Frankfort Square Activities at North) – a $110 million dollar high school fitness facility exclusively available to district residents. Residents have access to fitness equipment, weight room, indoor track, and badminton, basketball, pickleball, and volleyball courts in the field house. The Athletic Supervisor coordinates all of the fitness classes and is responsible for the scheduling of club/private team usage inside and outside the facility.
Square Links Golf Course, a USGA 2018 Member Club, is a ten hole executive golf course. The Athletic Supervisor will oversee the daily operations as well as leagues, lessons, special events, and programming at the golf course.
Finally, the Athletic Supervisor is responsible for the creation, organization, supervision, and evaluation of adult and youth athletic programs, leagues and tournaments, scheduling of district-wide facilities and athletic fields.
Once again, excellent communication and organizational skills are critical to this position as well as the ability to plan, implement, and supervise and lead programs, events, and staff. The Athletic Supervisor’s schedule is flexible, including evening and weekend hours, as required by programming, to produce excellent results.
• Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in park and recreation administration or related field.
• A minimum of two years of responsible supervisory experience in a recreation setting.
• Valid State of Illinois driver’s license.
• Upon employment, ability to complete CPR/AED/First Aid instructor training.
• Knowledge of relevant software applications.
Please email a cover letter, resume, and references to:
John Keenan, Superintendent of Recreation
Frankfort Square Park District
7540 W. Braemar Lane
Frankfort, Illinois 60423
DESCRIPTION: The Addison Park District is seeking a creative, senior level student pursuing a degree recreation, leisure studies or related field to fill the position of Summer Recreation Intern. The internship will include a comprehensive experience within the district's operations. The student will assist with projects, programs and events within numerous areas of the park district including, but not limited to, day camps, athletics, special events, senior programming, facility management, general programming, aquatics, marketing, administration and budgeting. This is a 12-14 week, 40 hour per week employment opportunity. Schedule includes night and weekend hours.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential duties include, but are not limited to: assist full time and part time park district staff to complete work in the areas of program development, facilities operations, daily supervision of staff and programming, marketing and oversight of special events. The development of three new recreation programs and/or special events for the fall programming season. Develop marketing materials and coordinate with staff to disseminate to the public. Assist in daily operations of day camp, aquatics programming, front desk operations. Continue education by working with staff to review programming, including descriptions, budgeting, scheduling, facilities. Oversight of summer special events such as Youth Garage Sale, Touch A Truck, Movie in the Park, as well as assist in others. Complete school related reports and projects. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a senior level student of an accredited university, pursuing a degree in recreation, leisure studies, education or a related field of study. Student must be able to multitask and organize multiple responsibilities such as programming, oversight of daily operations, completing long term responsibilities as well as completion of school reports and projects. A valid driver's license is required.
HOURS: Days and hours vary depending on department responsibilities. A Monday through Friday schedule will include evenings and weekends as necessary and is based on 40 hours per week.
HOW TO APPLY: Applications can be found at www.addisonparks.org. Please send resume as well as school requirements.
12 week internship through the summer months (dates are flexible). Variable hours throughout the week. Must be available on occasional weekends.
Carol Stream Park District is seeking an energetic, motivated student to serve in the role of Summer Recreation Intern. Hands-on educational experiences will be woven through twelve weeks of full-time employment, with a well-rounded exposure to all aspects of park district management. Special projects and tasks will be completed in cooperation with all departments. Students must be pursuing a degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or related field. All necessary university requirements must be met to be eligible.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Interested applicants should complete an application at www.csparks.org.
The restoration tech works with the crew chief to restore natural areas as part of ecosystem management. Work includes herbicide application for invasive species control, prescribed burn management, and removal of non-native brush. The tech will report directly to the work location.
Qualifications: • Ability to obtain a Pesticide/Herbicide license in the state of Illinois. • Ability to operate a variety of power tools and equipment safely. • Understanding of herbicide uses and application techniques. • Understanding of prescribed burn techniques. • Ability to assess a job site and work patterns for safe operations. • Knowledge of environmental conservation skills and basic environmental education • Ability to identify native and invasive plant species. • Ability to perform a variety manual labor task for extended periods of time, in rough terrain, and often under adverse weather conditions. • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. • Ability to understand and follow Semper Fi systems and processes. • Ability to work and engage trust with a diverse population of people. • Ability to structure work to meet project deadlines.
Key Functions & Responsibilities: Non-inclusive list of responsibilities and role functions: • Be aware of activities throughout project site: ensure proper and safe use of equipment, make corrections as soon as improper or safe usage is known. • Restoring forest health and reducing safety risks through tree thinning using powered equipment & controlled burns; constructing and maintaining trails; constructing and maintaining fences and outdoor facilities; maintaining public park space and recreation areas; planting (trees, grasses, natural and decorative plants, etc.), conducting native plant revegetation, and eradicating exotic plant species; conducting ecological testing and monitoring; and other functions as required. • Monitor weather forecast and recognize changes in weather: re-work assignments as necessary to accommodate weather (e.g., do not mix chemicals when rain is imminent, do not conduct burns if high winds are predicted or apparent, etc.) • Maintaining (cleaning & inspecting) and repairing, or arranging for the repair of, hand and power tools and other equipment on a daily basis. Ready equipment at the end of each day: Be ready for tomorrow today. • Other functions as required or directed by manager and company principals.
Crew Chief: This is a position of great responsibility, tasked with the overall operational supervision of every aspect of each day’s projects, as well as managing safety, discipline, training, and partner relationships – all with the highest standards of professionalism, confidence, and integrity. The Ecological Restoration Division Crew Chief is expected to lead, coordinate and train permanent and temporary staff to implement annual land management schedules, including invasive species control, seed collection and distribution, transplanting, fire management and monitoring to restore and maintain native species and habitat diversity, primarily within Cook County’s Forest Preserve District’s land system. This work involves liaison with prime contractors or directly with municipal and corporate clients when Semper Fi is prime or only contractor. Crew chief performs supervisory duties, including time tracking, distribution of labor, managing staff, correcting safety issues.
• Ability to lead, train, and motivate others.
• Ability to research and synthesize information for trouble shooting, problem solving and making recommendations.
• Ability to operate a variety of power tools and equipment safely and train others in same.
• Understanding of herbicides and chemicals.
• Understanding of restoration burn techniques.
• Ability to assess a job site and work patterns for safe operations.
• General knowledge of OSHA safety requirements.
• Knowledge of environmental conservation skills and basic environmental education
• Knowledgeable of specialty planting requirements, including the layout of habitat types and the planting of unique individual plant species.
• Ability to perform a wide variety of heavy manual labor for extended periods of time, and often under adverse weather conditions and in various climates.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with prime contractors, staff members, client staff, and the general public.
• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• Ability to understand and follow Semper Fi systems and processes including supervisor key responsibilities.
• Ability to work and engage trust with a diverse population of people. • Ability to structure work to ensure meeting time constraints.
Key Functions & Responsibilities: Non-inclusive list of responsibilities and role functions: • Leading and training team, potential on more than one work site concurrently, primarily working on ecological restoration projects. Take the opportunity to recognize positive contributions as they occur. Correct performance issues as they occur; be tactful and respectful when conveying corrections. • Take responsibility for all activities – identify and resolve issues & mistakes. Engage Semper Fi Management or Prime Contractors when necessary. • Meet with customers for site assessments; participate in assessment and work assignment discussions. • Hold morning tailgate meetings to review safety checklist; ensure all team members are ready and able to work assigned jobs. • Be aware of what is going on throughout a job site: ensure the proper and safe use of equipment, make corrections as soon as improper or safe usage is known. • Communicate work site, start times, site changes, crew assignments, and PPE needs daily. • Restoring forest health and reducing safety risks through tree thinning using powered equipment & controlled burns; constructing and maintaining trails; constructing and maintaining fences and outdoor facilities; maintaining public park space and recreation areas; planting (trees, grasses, natural and decorative plants, etc.), conducting native plant revegetation, and eradicating exotic plant species; conducting ecological testing and monitoring; and other functions as required. • Be aware of weather forecast and recognize changes in weather: re-work assignments as necessary to accommodate weather (e.g., do not mix chemicals when rain is imminent, do not conduct burns if high winds are predicted or apparent, etc.) • When weather halts or delays work, Crew Chiefs report to the shop or office for assignments, as determined by immediate manager or other leadership team member. • Arranging details of transportation, requirements for job site equipment and supplies, and distributing labor resources effectively across job sites. • Arranging for educational opportunities and working with HR to conduct OSHA training. • Maintaining (cleaning & inspecting) and repairing, or arranging for the repair of, hand and power tools and other equipment on a daily basis. Ready equipment at the end of each day: Be ready for tomorrow today. • Train, or arrange the training of, crew members on operations, tool usage, and safety. Training responsibilities include mixing packs and plant identification during growing season; proper use of burn tools in the burn season, fire rakes, pulaskis, flappers, and water packs; plus proper and safe use of chainsaws and brush cutters for felling trees and cutting brush. • Completing all project paperwork timely and completely, such as daily or weekly reports, work-time records, attendance & tardiness reports, accident/incident reports, and any other reports or informational communications as requested. • Arranging for the replacement of any equipment, supplies, or parts needed on the job sites. • Other functions as required or directed by manager and company principals.
We are looking for both Ecological Tech and Crew Chiefs. Crew Chiefs salary range is $15-$17 hr depending on qualifications.