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
Responsibilities: The Village of Hawthorn Woods Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a summer intern. The Recreation Intern is a part-time seasonal position that reports to the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Intern will assist with the planning and coordination of summer camps and special events such as Fourth of July festivities, Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, and Car Show Cruise Nights. They will also assist in areas including aquatics and registration. The intern will be scheduled 20-25 hours per week; nights, weekends, and holidays will be required. The Recreation Intern will be exposed to various areas of recreation management that will be beneficial to their future career as a Park & Recreation professional. The Recreation Intern will work closely with both the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation and the Director of Parks and Recreation to expand their understanding of the field.
Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma. Must be a student in good academic standing and currently enrolled in a college undergraduate program, or be a recent graduate. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Parks & Recreation Administration or related field. The ideal candidate will be comfortable public speaking, interacting will community members, instructing staff, and leading activities. Must work well and communicate with people of all ages, especially children.
How to Apply: We are proud of our dedicated and exceptional staff and welcome your application to join our team. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. Interested candidates should submit the job application available at www.vhw.org/jobs to Kristin Kazenas, Director of Human Resources. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (847) 847-3591.
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.
Educational Requirements: Currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year Turfgrass Management or similar degree program. Experience Requirements 1 or 2 years of Golf Maintenance experience preferred but not required. Description: Winnetka Golf Club was established in 1917 upon a floodplain that recedes to the Skokie Lagoons Watershed. This is a 27 hole course consisting of 18 championship holes and a Par 3 nine hole course. Winnetka Golf Club is a daily fee course ran by the Winnetka Park District. The course’s primary use is storm-water retention for the city of Winnetka with recreation as the secondary use. This creates a unique challenge to our crew and players alike. An intern will gain experience in all facets of day to day operations including but not limited to: mowing tees and greens, hand-watering, spraying, cup changing, etc. Interns are expected to work 40-50 hours during a week. Positions available from May through September. Dates Available: April 1st – October 30th Salary Range: $13.00 hourly pay plus overtime. Application Instructions: Please apply through applitrack via www.winnetkagolfclub.org contact us employment tab. Benefits: Free golf, Uniforms, and driving range privileges.