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 40,320-50,000 Plus Benefits

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Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the planning, organization, and supervision along with coordination of related facilities. The Recreation Supervisor shall act as a general assistant to the Superintendent of Recreation and shall represent him/her at meetings, workshops, conferences, and in other relationships as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities: Plans, coordinates, evaluates and maintains the overall responsibility for the District’s recreation programs including but not limited to Tot Time Preschool Program, Birth-Youth-age Recreational Programs and Special Events

Prepares brochure copy and works cooperatively with the Marketing and Communications staff to issue program marketing vehicles; flyers, news releases, newsletters, etc.

Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees

Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, mentoring, counseling and disciplining employees.

Creating new and trend setting recreational programs on a regular basis

Responsible for purchasing all necessary supplies and equipment for assigned program/facilities.

Tracks and reports monthly/annual revenues and expenses for all responsible programs

Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Recreation

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Parks and Recreation Administration and/or related field. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the Recreation field preferred. Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred. Experience working with preschool age children in education or recreation settings Knowledge of recreation programming. Ability to work well with external and internal customers. Excellent (oral and written) communication and organizational skills Possession of a valid driver’s license. Proficient knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office applications and Rectrac preferred. Problem solving and interpersonal skills with attention to detail. Ability to obtain certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) within 3 months of employment.

Please send Resume and Cover letter to: Employment@tinleyparkdistrict.org

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 Tinley Park-Park District

 Contact

Meghan Fenlon
7083424213
employment@tinleyparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

October 9, 2020

 43-55K depending on experience

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The Sycamore Park District is seeking an experienced Fleet Mechanic to join an outstanding Parks & Maintenance team to help keep the park district running!

Responsibilities include maintenance and repair of automobiles, light and heavy trucks, tractors, mowers, golf course equipment and carts as well as other maintenance and grounds equipment. Assist with buildings and facilities maintenance.

To view the full job description and apply online visit https://www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com/jobs/fleet-mechanic

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 Sycamore Park District

 Contact

Jeff Donahoe
jeffd@sycamoreparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

October 21, 2020

 $17.00/hr. - $20.00/hr. DOQ

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At Deerfield Park District, we provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living and inspire memorable experiences. We are looking for hard working, caring people that support our mission.

The Landscape Maintenance Specialist is responsible for performing maintenance tasks of park grounds and facilities throughout the district including but not limited to: installation and maintenance of trees, shrubs, plant beds, wetlands, native plants, nature trails, application of chemical control including pre and post emergent herbicides, fungicides and insecticides, turf and athletic field maintenance including mowing, trimming, aerating, fertilizing, irrigation and over seeding. Other duties and responsibilities include: building/shelter repairs and cleaning, snow removal and ice rink maintenance. The full list of essential functions and marginal functions will be reviewed prior to hire.

Qualifications: Applicants must be of sound physical condition in order to perform heavy manual labor in all types of weather conditions. Minimum High School Graduate or equivalent. Must have a valid Driver’s License and be at least 18 years of age. Prior experience and knowledge of parks maintenance and native plants is preferred. Must have experience and ability in operating a variety of landscape equipment including tractors, skid steers, riding mowers, utility vehicles, trailers, hand power tools, chain saws, etc. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and public. Must be able to read, write and speak English and bilingual Spanish a plus. Must be able to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operators License and Chain Saw Safety Certification within the first 6 months of employment.

Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position. Hours are M – F, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Weekend and evening work as required. Rate of Pay: $17.00//hr. - $20.00/hr. depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefit package. Excellent benefit package including: Retirement Plan/Paid days off (vacation, sick, holiday), medical, dental and life insurance, free annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employee and family members. And much more.

Open until filled. Apply online at http://deerfieldparks.org/jobs

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 Deerfield Park District

 Contact

Jay Zahn
(847) 572-2670
jay@deerfieldparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $17.00/hr. - $20.00/hr. DOQ

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At Deerfield Park District, we provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living and inspire memorable experiences. We are looking for hard working, caring people that support our mission. The Parks Maintenance is responsible for performing maintenance tasks of park grounds and facilities throughout the district, including but not limited to: installation, maintenance and repair of landscaping, playgrounds, athletic fields, hard surface courts, park amenities, fencing, signage, drainage, concrete, asphalt and paths. Other duties and responsibilities include: building/shelter repairs and cleaning, snow removal and ice rink maintenance. The full list of essential functions and marginal functions will be reviewed prior to hire.

Qualifications: Applicants must be of sound physical condition to perform heavy manual labor in all types of weather conditions. Minimum High School Graduate or equivalent. Must have a valid Driver’s License and be at least 18 years of age. Prior experience and knowledge of semi-skilled carpentry, painting, dry-wall, plumbing, electrical, welding, concrete and other related maintenance skills is preferred. Must have experience and ability in operating a variety of vehicles and equipment including: trailers, tractors, riding mowers, utility vehicles, backhoe, skid steer, wood chipper, air compressor, trencher, chainsaws, landscape equipment, power tools etc. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and public. Must be able to read, write and speak English. Must be able to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operators License, Chain Saw Safety Certification and Playground Safety Inspector Certification within the first 6 months of employment.

Hours: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position. Hours are M – F, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Weekend and evening work as required. Rate of Pay: $17.00//hr. - $20.00/hr. depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefit package. Excellent benefit package including: Retirement Plan/Paid days off (vacation, sick, holiday), medical, dental and life insurance, free annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employee and family members. And much more.

Open until filled. Apply online at http://deerfieldparks.org/jobs

Contact Information Jay Zahn, Director of Parks Deerfield Park District 836 Jewett Park Drive (847) 572-2670 jay@deerfieldparks.org

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 Deerfield Park District

 Contact

Jay Zahn
(847) 572-2670
jay@deerfieldparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $52,741 to $71,201

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JOB TITLE: Centennial Recreation Complex Operations Supervisor DEPARTMENT: Recreation LOCATION: Centennial CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time, Exempt GRADE: 6 IMRF ELIGIBLE: Yes REPORTS TO: Centennial Recreation Complex General Manager

Under the supervision of the Centennial Recreation Complex General Manager, the Centennial Recreation Complex Operations Supervisor is responsible for facility coordination, recreation programming, rentals and special events throughout the complex. This includes the supervision of part-time customer service representatives, building operations leads, skate rental and skate guard. The administrative oversight, including but not limited to the budgeting and marketing facility rentals and birthday parties, facility scheduling, facility maintenance and special events.

Duties and Responsibilities, include, but not limited to;

  1. Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate part-time Centennial Recreation Complex staff, including, but not limited to, customer service representatives, building operation leads, skate rental attendants, skate guards, special event and birthday party attendants
  2. Responsible for securing and maintaining Centennial Recreation Complex rental contracts including, but not limited to, special use contracts and birthday parties
  3. Responsible for coordinating ice schedules and room reservations with the Figure Skating Supervisor, Aquatics and Ice Supervisor, Racquet Sports Supervisors, Recreation Programs Division liaison, and Centennial Recreation Complex General Manager
  4. Oversee concession operations contract
  5. Prepare, implement, and evaluate specific programming areas annual budget in accordance with Park District policies and procedures. Recommend capital improvements to the Centennial Recreation Complex General Manager on an annual basis
  6. Monitor monthly budget reports and report any deviation or problems
  7. Implement purchasing, inventory of supplies, and reconciliation in accordance with Park District policies and procedures
  8. Responsible for collaborating with the Marketing Department on annual marketing plan for operating areas, submit brochure content, and monitor website for accuracy
  9. Create, maintain, and train all subordinates on emergency response protocols for Centennial Recreation Complex
  10. Oversee and approve time and attendance for personnel
  11. Provide excellent internal and external customer service both written and verbal
  12. Ensure Park District policies and procedures are being strictly adhered to by public and renters
  13. Maintain a high level of knowledge of Park District facilities, their locations and services, including personnel and their responsibilities, employees’ telephone extensions and general Park District operational rules and ordinances.
  14. Assist in the operations of the Ice Rink in the absence of the Centennial Recreation Complex General Manager and to perform specific duties as related to the operations and maintenance of the Ice Rink as assigned by the General Manager
  15. Additional duties as assigned

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Liz Cox
lcox@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled