Niles Park District is excited to offer an array of summer internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates looking to gain experience in the field. Enthusiastic and driven applicants are encouraged to submit their credentials for openings in the following areas:
• Aquatic Facility Operations
• General Recreation and Summer Camps
• Golf Course Operations
Interns can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. Specific job responsibilities will vary by facility. Interns will gain experience across a wide range of essential tasks, including: revenue & inventory control, programming, staff supervision, customer service, special event planning & implementation, and marketing. Requirements applicable to all positions include:
• Area of study in Recreation / Leisure Studies or related field.
• Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.
• Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to attend Niles Park District training to become certified).
For more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Dubs at 847-583-2735 or email email@example.com
Temporary Position Location: Libertyville, IL Hourly Rate: $12.00 – $15.00 Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
The GIS Intern assists with the implementation of the District’s Geographic Information System (GIS). The GIS Intern will edit data, perform data acquisition, collection and verification tasks utilizing Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Creates maps utilizing GIS software.
Assists with maintenance and development of District-wide Geographic Information System (GIS), including asset inventories, land management and ecological databases. Assists in the creation and maintenance of the District’s GIS layers in Geodatabases and conversion of data from multiple sources and types. Performs data acquisition, collection, and verification tasks in the field utilizing GPS. Creates and maintains metadata for District’s GIS layers. Creates maps and data for District Staff, Departments and special projects. Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.
Recent graduate of or current student in, a four-year college program with an emphasis in Computer Science, Geography, Geographical Information Systems, Environmental Science or related program. Knowledge in the operation of mapping and database software packages, including ESRI’s ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS, and related tools such as Geodatabases. Knowledge of GPS data collection, GIS standards, terms, principles and mapping. Knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel and Word. Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.
HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org . Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.