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 $8.25 / hour

The Dundee Township Park District is offering a professional internship to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation. This internship will include a comprehensive experience in recreation programming, facility management, special events, fiscal management and administration. The internship may include night and weekend hours. Please include resume and school requirements.

Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or related field. All necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. All candidates must possess a valid driver's license.

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 Dundee Township Park District

 Contact

Kelly Clingingsmith
847-428-7131 x1204
kclingingsmith@dtpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000- $60,000 based on qualifications & experience

The Winnetka Park District is seeking a dynamic Information Technology Administrator. Under the direction of the Superintendent of Finance and Administrative Services, this position is expected to strive in a highly collaborative environment and to support and enhance the technology of the Park District. This position is responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and maintaining of the Park District’s hardware, software and other related technology equipment. The IT Administrator will provide a wide range of day to day technical support to all team members often through question/problem diagnosis and guiding users through solutions in a clear, concise and professional manner.

Qualifications: The successful candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from an accredited college or technical school, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Minimum two years of hands on full-time experience in network management and end user support is required. Experience in park and recreation is a plus. Must have a strong grasp of the Windows operating environment as well as standard software packages such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suites. Additionally, must have strong knowledge of standard network infrastructure and equipment, server operating systems and other various IT tools. Knowledge/Experience in VMWare, Veeam and Switching are preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to): • Responsible for maintaining a high level of quality and performance of the district’s information systems. • Provide technical oversight of a multi-site WAN, including planning, implementation/expansion, maintenance, and troubleshooting. • Installation, configuration and maintenance of end-user desktops and laptops. • Coordinate with outside venders to manage the District’s network system including, servers, switches, routers and firewall. • Responds to and resolves alerts and notifications from Network systems. • Recommend changes in programs, routines and control standards to improve computer and network operating efficiency. • Maintenance and administration of the District’s IT asset management system. • Maintains and acts as lead contact for Vermont Systems registration system, MaxGalaxy, and REACH digital signage. • Performs systems administration tasks when required, including password resets. • Maintains daily back-up of the file server. • Oversee annual IT budget.

This is a Full-Time Exempt position. The Winnetka Park District offers a competitive compensation with a salary range of $50,000 - $60,000 based on qualifications & experience. This agency offers a benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan(s), IMRF pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.

The Winnetka Park District serves over 14,500 residents and operates the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Golf Club and driving range, Skokie Playfield Complex, Winnetka Ice Arena, Winnetka Platform Tennis, the Green Bay Trail, a boat launch, three swimming beaches and a dog beach, and numerous park sites. Recreation programs include athletics, outdoor nature programs, one-day workshops, day camps, birthday party service and special events.

To Apply: http://www.winpark.org/about-us/jobs/

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 Winnetka Park District

 Contact

Britni Purnell
847-501-2048
bpurnell@winpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.00 - $13.00 per hour

Temporary Position: 40 weeks Wage Range: $9.00 - $13.00/hr. Location: Libertyville, IL

SUMMARY

The Visitor Services Assistant is focused on museum front desk operations, museum store retail operations, and museum visitors’ experiences. The Visitor Services Assistant will be required to work weekends and some evenings.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Staffs the admission desk and museum store of the Dunn Museum; responsible for greeting and providing general information to the public; handles financial transactions; conducts monthly and year end inventories in the museum store; assists with product selection, purchasing, and arranging store displays; conducts visitor evaluations; assists with the planning and staffing of special events, artist receptions and exhibit openings.

EXPERIENCE

One year experience in museum visitor services, including experience handling cash transactions, visitor engagement, merchandising, event planning, and conducting visitor evaluations. Customer service and communication skills necessary to provide a positive experience for the public. Must possess a valid 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.

ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES

As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 207 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.

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 Lake County Forest Preserves

 Contact

Eric Brothen
847-968-3276
ebrothen@lcfpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $16.00 - $20.00

Temporary Position: February – August 2018 Hourly Rate: $16.00 – $20.00 Location: Various Forest Preserves Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

SUMMARY

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer program designed to employ high school youth in natural resources, construction, and park maintenance related projects. The Program Manager is responsible for pre-season organization of the summer program and the management of the daily operation of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). Hours will vary during the pre-season, beginning in February of each year, but will work 40 hours a week from May – August.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Supervises Assistant YCC Manager and Crew Leaders engaged in conservation/development projects. Works closely with supervisory staff to complete program development, training and project management. Maintains a safe work environment through hazard recognition and implementation of safety guidelines. Completes reports and paperwork as necessary. Establishes good public relations and working relations with outside sources of possible funding for YCC. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs heavy lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.

EXPERIENCE

College level course work in Parks and Recreation, Environmental Education or related field. Two years of experience in supervision of youth. Working knowledge of environmental education, conservation, construction, and grounds maintenance fields. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various individuals within the County government structure and media community. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Must possess 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.

ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES

As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.

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 Lake County Forest Preserves

 Contact

Eric Brothen
ebrothen@lcfpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.00 -- $13.00 per hour

Temporary Positions: 40 weeks (Anticipated) Locations: Libertyville & Deerfield, IL Wage: $9.00-$13.00 Application deadline: Open Until Filled

SUMMARY

The Environmental Education Instructor position is designed to build a foundation to the professional fields of environmental education and interpretation. The duties include teaching programs for school groups, scouts, summer day camps, and public programs. Program topics may include voyageurs, lake or fish ecology, prairies, food chain, nature restoration, animal adaptations, geology, outdoor skills and earth sciences. Instructors work one weekend day per week and some evenings except during the summer day camp season when the work schedule is primarily Mondays through Fridays.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Conducts environmental education, youth stewardship education, and outdoor skills programs for children and adults in various preserves throughout the District, and occasionally outside the County. Provides input and assists with the development of new programs and related materials including PowerPoint presentations, posters, handouts, laminated pictures, crafts, costumes, skits, etc. This position interacts in many ways with the public, such as interpreting natural history and District operations and policies for the general public, in person and by telephone. Responsible for the Welcome Center operations on weekends and some weekdays. Organizes and inventories educational supplies and equipment used for environmental education and outdoor skill programs. Makes suggestions on equipment and supply purchases. Responsible for maintenance and feedings of reptiles, amphibians, raptors, and invertebrates. Assists with special events. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching, and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.

EXPERIENCE

Two years of course work in earth sciences, natural resources, education, interpretation or a related field. Teaching experience preferred. Must have enthusiasm and respect for people, teaching, and the environment. Education and communication skills necessary to present educational programs for large and small groups of children and adults. Ability to operate audio-visual equipment and word processing software. Upon employment, must successfully complete and obtain certification in American Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Ability to be flexible and work with a variety of personalities and work environments. Must possess a valid 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.

ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES

As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.

More Information

 Lake County Forest Preserves

 Contact

Eric Brothen
ebrothen@lcfpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled