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The Park Foreman is responsible for the coordination of the maintenance, repair, and improvement of District buildings, grounds, facilities including aquatics, and equipment. The Parks Foreman also participates in the planning and managing of Parks Department operations, including administrative functions, working with other departments, and managing the Parks Department in the absence of the Superintendent of Parks and Planning. Oversees the day-today activities of the Parks department. Provides daily supervision of Park Specialist’s, Facility Attendants and seasonal staff. Responsible for training full-time, part time and seasonal staff.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS • Minimum 5 years of applicable, or related, experience. Trade experience preferred. • High School Diploma. Associates Degree preferred. • Illinois Driver’s License is required. • Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months. • Illinois Department of Agricultural Operator or Applicator Pesticide Spray License or ability to obtain within 6 months. • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months. • Must portray a mature and positive attitude. • Must be detail oriented to be able to process information accurately, follow through on projects, give clear direction to other staff, work with little supervision and effectively and efficiently train other staff. • Must have strong communication skills and be able to work well with a variety of staff, other departments and public. • Computer skills: Work Order tracking software, Microsoft Office, basic Excel, ability to source products on internet and coordinate with suppliers. • Experience using mowers, vehicles (such as pickup truck and/or dump truck), snow plows, heavy equipment, grading tractor), hand tools and other power equipment, computer and smartphone, copier/scanner/fax. • Must complete a background check form which will be submitted to the Illinois State Police for review and a driver’s abstract form which will be submitted to the IDOT.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks.

• Lead training of all parks staff on daily and seasonal maintenance, preventative maintenance, park improvements, equipment maintenance and repairs. • Make recommendations to the Superintendent of Parks and Planning for improving productivity, efficiency of duties and appropriate staffing levels. • Review, schedule and maintain status of work orders. • Plan, assign and inspect when completed the daily and weekly work assignments for parks staff. • Plan and implement annual preventative maintenance schedules for parks and park buildings. • Make recommendations for overall park improvements and repairs. • Athletic field layout, construction, repairs and maintenance. • Responsible for promptly reporting to the Superintendent of Parks and Planning any damages or vandalism found at Park District properties. • Inspection reporting for playgrounds, athletic fields and parks. • Construction and/or repair of park and playground equipment including, but not limited to, park building; roofs, doors, windows, electrical, plumbing, painting and sign maintenance. • Facility repairs including, but not limited to, roofs, doors, and windows, electrical, plumbing work, and painting. • General road, and pathway repair including asphalt patching and gravel road maintenance. • Planting, trimming and removal of trees and shrubs. • Plan the snow removal operations for Park District properties and other designated areas as assigned. • Provides safety training and maintains training records. • Processes and approves bi-weekly payroll. • Provides input to the Parks Manager on staff performance evaluations. • Maintains equipment and supply inventory. • Assists Superintendent of Parks and Planning with preparation of annual budget, and setting of department goals and priorities. • Maintains, repairs and diagnoses problems relating to pool systems. • Maintains pool water chemistry. Diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs problems with chemical feed equipment. • Maintains a working knowledge of all general and departmental safety rules. Enforces safety rules and improves public and employee knowledge by preventing, confronting and correcting unsafe behavior. • Follows, administers and implements district policies, guidelines and crises management. • Flexibility to be available for emergency call-outs during off time as needed. Will be required to work weekends and evenings as necessary. • Performs other related duties and/or special projects as assigned.

Roselle Park District provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.

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 Roselle Park District

 Contact

NIcholas Kapetan
6309944589
nkapetan@rparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $34,000 - $38,000

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THE POSITION: Program/Facility Operations Supervisor

Within the Recreation Division of the Medinah Park District, the Program/Facility Operations Supervisor is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of youth/adult athletics, teen programs, adult/senior programs, fitness and health programs, special events and the oversight of the District Fitness Center & building operations/staffing.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Plan, organize, budget, schedule, coordinate and implement youth/adult athletics, adult/senior programs, fitness/health programs & facilities, special events and teen programs. Develop fiscal budgets for areas of responsibility, administer allocated funds and prepare necessary documents. Effectively communicate Park District information to the general public. Manage program scheduling, facility usage and staffing related to program areas and facility operations. Prepare seasonal brochure information, social media posts and other publicity tied to areas of programming. Supervise part time, seasonal and contractual staff as well as volunteers.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS/WORK ENVIRONMENT/EXPECTED HOURS:

Strong interpersonal skills, writing skills, supervisory/leadership skills and capability to possess good judgment. Ability to attain certification in CPR and First Aid. Computer capability is required with experience using Active Net Recreation Software as a bonus. This position is required to exercise independent thought and discretion in the completion of their duties. This team member will actively engage with their events and programs throughout multiple facilities. Based upon the demands and responsibilities of the position and particular District operations, weekday evenings and some weekends will be a necessary aspect of the job.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The Medinah Park District is looking for an individual with a degree from an accredited college or university, primarily focused on Parks & Recreation or a curriculum closely related to same. A minimum of 1-2 years of previous experience is preferred. Personal work ethic and values will also be important factors in determining who our next team member will be.

CONTACT:

Failure to provide a letter of interest, resume and a minimum of 3 references via e-mail no later than July 19, 2019 will disqualify interested candidates from consideration. Send necessary information to:

Mr. Bruce E. Baum, Executive Director, Medinah Park District - bruce@medinahparkdistrict.org

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 Medinah Park District

 Contact

Bruce E. Baum
630-893-2560
bruce@medinahparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

July 19, 2019

 $12.00 to $14.00 per hour DOQ

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The Ice Rink Building Supervisor must be at least 21 years of age. As an active member of the staff, you are expected to promote the services of the facility and demonstrate a positive interest in the patrons using the facility. Customer service is a primary objective of your job. Must have the ability to understand basic mechanical operations of ice rink equipment and knowledge of minor repair. Maintain business like relations with patrons of the facility, general public, and staff personnel. Maintain supervisory image with both public and staff. Assist in clerical and office duties, scheduling of ice time, retail sales, registrations, opening and closing the facility. Excellent customer service skills, computer proficiency, cash handling skills, common sense, good judgment and decision making skills are essential keys to this job.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  1. To report directly to the Ice Rink Manager or Assistant Manager in all matters.
  2. To supervise the operations of the Ice Rink in the absence of the Manager or Assistant Manager and to perform specific duties as related to the operations and maintenance of the Ice Rink as assigned by the Manager.
  3. To assist in the training, scheduling and evaluation of the Ice Rink part time staff as assigned by the Manager.
  4. To assist in all ice rink daily operations, sales or registrations of the ice rink.
  5. To supervise the skate rental and skate guard part time staff in the performance of their respective duties for the daily operations of the ice rink.
  6. To check each of the above areas for cleanliness before releasing staff at the end of the day.
  7. Preference will be given to those with previous cashiering or cash handling experience.
  8. Be on time reporting to work.
  9. Maintain a working knowledge of general and department specific safety rules.
  10. To provide for the safety of all patrons while maintaining the highest standards of customer service.
  11. Any other tasks assigned by the or Manager or Assistant Manager

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Sean Flynn
sflynn@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $13 - $16

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Have fun and be paid for what you already do at home with your own children or grandchildren. The Western Springs Recreation Department is looking for applicants who love kids, crafting and/or baking in a classroom setting. You must have a flexible schedule, organizational skills and be able to safely supervise preschool age children during class time. Hours are between 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 2 – 8 hours per week.

Applications can be picked up at the Western Springs Recreation Dept,1500 Walker St. or Western Springs Village Hall, 740 Hillgrove Ave. or click the following link: http://www.wsprings.com/DocumentCenter/View/118/Employment-Application?bidId=

                                 Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Village of Western Springs

 Contact

Rita Ligeikis
708 246 9070 x 426
rbartelt@wsprings.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18- $23/hour (commensurate with qualifications)

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JOB SUMMARY: This Early Childhood Program is a half day program for 3 year-olds. The Early Childhood Lead Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing and conducting lessons and activities to promote students’ social, physical and intellectual growth. Supervises the day-to-day activities in the classroom, playground and other program areas. Performs administrative duties related to area of responsibility including weekly lesson plans and a monthly classroom newsletter. This position requires the ability to manage a classroom, demonstrate leadership and initiative to establish a well-rounded learning environment. Directly responsible for supervising children and providing a safe and educational environment for all students. We are looking for a team player who has a love for young children along with an energetic personality, enthusiasm, and willingness to grow with the program. Must also express maturity in thought, work habits, and responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Age: Minimum age 19 Education: 2 years of college/Associate’s Degree (60 hours) with 6 hours in ECE OR 1 year of college (30 hours) with 6 hours in ECE (birth -6 years) and 1 year (1560 Hours) of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten or licensed day care center; Bachelor’s degree preferred Experience: Preference is given to applicants with preschool experience in a classroom setting Certifications / Memberships: Professional certification(s) and/or active membership in a professional association desirable. Food Sanitation Certification and CPR, First Aid and Child Heimlich Maneuver certification must be obtained upon hire Other: Must complete Mandated Reporter online training, medical exam every 2 years with TB test and up to date vaccination for TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) and must complete 15 hours of in-service training annually. Must have satisfactory background check results Must register with the Gateways Registry upon hire

SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a part-time position from mid-August through mid-May Hours: Approximately 20-25 hours per week; Specific work hours may vary Pay: $18- $23 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience

APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the homepage. If interested, please apply early! Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately!

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Jill Bruns
jill.bruns@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled