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JOB SUMMARY: The Clarendon Hills Park District is seeking a qualified applicant for a newly created position, "Parks Foreman" The Parks Foreman is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Parks department staff and is involved with the maintenance of all the Park District buildings, grounds, and all recreational facilities. The Parks Foreman will be expected to be hands on in the field working alongside the park staff as well as assisting the Superintendent of Parks with administrative duties.

This is a full-time position working 40 hours a week. General hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday thru Friday. Weekends, evening, holidays, and special events work will be required as needed (varies with the season).

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma and at least five years minimum experience in parks and facility maintenance with supervisory responsibility. Have a valid Illinois Driver’s License, Illinois Pesticide Applicator License, Certified Playground Safety Inspector Certificate, Certified Pool Operator Certification or ability to obtain these within the first 90 days of employment.

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 Clarendon Hills Park District


Mike Fletcher

 Closing Date

October 28, 2022

 $40,000 - $60,000/year including excellent benefits, flexible schedule and telework options

JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the full-time Administrative Assistant is directly responsible for all administrative services for the Executive Director, as well as assist the Department Heads and others. This position will assist the Executive Director and oversee several projects each fiscal year. Additionally, this position will serve as the District’s Safety Coordinator and is responsible for general safety and risk management concerns relating to all agency operations, functions, grounds, and facilities.

JOB DUTIES • It is the responsibility of the Administrative Assistant to maintain confidentiality of assigned administrative and personnel related tasks and duties. Violation of this responsibility will be considered cause for dismissal. • Draft and prepare letters, agreements, and reports as assigned by the Executive Director. • Maintain all files of the Executive Director, as well as board, park, legal and bid files. • Maintain records and manage document retention and destruction for the district. • Maintain open communication with other park districts, government agencies and businesses on behalf of the Executive Director. • Coordinate the development of and adherence to essential working documents of the Lindenhurst Park District including, but not limited to, the Master Plan, Short and Long-Range Goals and Objectives, Community Surveys, District assessments and personnel, facility, and operational manuals. • Prepare all Board meeting packets, attend meetings as needed and prepare all meeting minutes. • Prepare all Administrative staff meeting agendas, attend meetings and draft and prepare all meeting minutes. • Coordinate and advertise all special public meetings, ribbon cuttings, ceremonial events, etc. as well as assist in planning District staff meetings and outings. • Maintain comprehensive records including bid packets, plans, agreements and grant documentation for all grant and bid projects. • Maintain effective communication with all applicable staff, contractors, and public agencies during all grant and bid projects. • Process all staff and agency memberships, as well as registrations for business meetings, seminars and conferences. • Coordinate the successful completion of agency reviews, including but not limited to Distinguished Agency Accreditation and Risk Management Review, collaborating with Department Heads to ensure best practices are established. • Assist in drafting and preparing letters, agreements, and reports as assigned by Department Heads. • Review District documents as directed, including but not limited to brochures, flyers, and letters, for accuracy, grammar, etc. • May assist business department with accounts payable/receivable. • May assist business department with payroll. • Understand the Park District’s safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow through on all accident reports, emergency safety procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities, or conditions. Report all incidents and potential hazards to the Safety Committee as soon as possible. • Assist all employees of the Park District as needed, specifically front desk operations. • Prepare goals annually and work to achieve these goals. • Assist other team members with participating in and preparing for Special Events as needed. • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the aforementioned.

A minimum of an Associate Degree in Communications, Business, Recreation, or related field combined with three years of successful experience supporting executive staff is required. Candidates must possess an ability to perform in a fast-paced environment to solve problems comprehensively and efficiently. Knowledge of office procedures, board meeting procedures and business management with experience in the use of office machines and computers. Excellent understanding of computer operations such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, etc. Knowledge of modern office support skills and procedures and standard methods of filing. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary. Ability to establish and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with a focus on quality services to the community and internal staff. Ability to utilize initiative and sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; prioritize, organize, and coordinate work activities. Proficiency in verbal communication with skills in organizing and advanced planning and analytic ability.

All applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and five letters of reference to Executive Director, David Mohr at

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 Lindenhurst Park District


David Mohr

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 51,000 - 63,500

Summary The Aquatics & Tennis Manager is responsible for overall operations of the Sholem Aquatics Center, Dodds Tennis Center, outdoor tennis courts, tennis programming, district-wide fitness events, and the Division of Revenue Facilities Concession stands including Sholem Oasis Concessions, Dodds 4-plex Concessions, and Zahnd Concessions.

Qualifications Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree, in recreation, sports, tourism, or related field or six years of experience in the field Must have at least two years of successful recreation programming, facility management, and/or supervision. Must have at least two years of experience in aquatics Certified Parks and Recreation Professional certification preferred not required Ability and enthusiasm for making a public presentation Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent skills in planning and organizing events, activities, and programs Superior customer service skills Ability to problem solve efficiently and effectively Experience in coaching and training staff Computer skills in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite or similar programs Demonstrated ability to organize, budget, plan, and implement projects with multiple deadlines Ellis & Associates Life Guard and Instructor certification or will obtain the certifications within the first 6 months of employment Food Manager certification or will obtain within the first 6 months Valid Illinois Driver’s License with a clean driving record Positive “can-do” team attitude

Supervision The Aquatics & Tennis Manager reports to the Director of Revenue Facilities. The Aquatics & Tennis Manager supervises the Head Tennis Pro, Aquatics and Tennis Coordinator and part-time staff, seasonal staff, and volunteers.

Training Can be obtained through Champaign Park District Bloodborne pathogen training CPR, First Aid, and AED certification from American Heart Association or from an accredited agency Heads Up Concussion through Center for Disease Control Facility training Food Managers certificate, obtained within the first 6 months of employment RecTrac Harassment prevention training Champaign Park District vehicle training Ellis & Associates Life Guard and Instructor certification, obtained within the first 6 months of employment Mandated reporter certification Classification

Exempt, salary Full-Time position Essential Functions

Follow all Champaign Park District safety policies and perform all work in a manner that ensures the safety of the public, fellow employees, and him/herself Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate full-time and part-time staff and volunteers Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate programs and activities within the aquatic’s division and district-wide fitness events Seek resources within the community to assist with the creation and implementation of new programs/activities and events including, but not limited to, grants, sponsorships, and donations Assist in the development, staffing and programming of any new aquatic’s facilities within the Park District Maintain records of all applicable recreation programs, activities, facilities, and personnel Responsible for work requests, capital improvements, and suggestions for improvements Recommend policy and procedural changes when appropriate Responsible for providing information to the Marketing Department for the promotion of specific programs and facilities Communicate regularly with division staff to discuss all facets of daily operations, programs, and staff issues Prepare and monitor the annual budget for aquatics, tennis, concessions, and fitness events Implement purchasing for assigned areas of responsibility Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with groups and individuals within the community, with other recreation professionals in the community, and with other recreation professionals outside the community Compile information and create reports to reflect facility usage and participant information Oversee and assist staff with the daily operation of the aquatic, tennis, and concessions facilities Develop and oversee aquatics, tennis, concessions, and fitness events in conjunction with full-time, part-time, and seasonal staff and volunteers Responsible for overseeing the scheduling and rental of aquatic facilities Maintain excellent customer service to the community, participants, and staff Ensure that all Aquatics, Tennis, and concessions staff provide excellent customer service Coordinate lifeguard training and certification Develop the Aquatics and Tennis facilities, programs and events through meetings, teamwork activities, and leadership Input the aquatics, tennis, and fitness events programs into RecTrac for each guide season Will assume responsibilities of staff supervised by this position in the event of an absence Other duties as assigned

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 Champaign Park District


Heather Miller

 Closing Date

October 16, 2022

 $18.73 Hourly

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Over View:

The Building Specialist is a Full-Time Position reporting to the Maintenance & Operations Supervisor. We offer a competitive compensation starting at $18.73 per hour. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, $300 reimbursement for wellness related activities in 2022, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days. This position is part of a collective bargaining agreement.

The work schedule is September through May, working Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. June - August, working Sunday 6:00am to 2:30pm and Monday -Thursday, 8:30 am to 5:00pm.

Job Purpose: The Building Specialist ensures the upkeep, safety, repair and preventive maintenance of all Special Facility buildings, equipment and supplies and provides logistical support for the delivery of all programs, special events and services.

The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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 Park District of Oak Park


Desiree Hines

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $58,000 annualized DOQ

Job Summary – About the Role

This position is responsible for inspecting, maintaining and reporting mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems to ensure optimal operating results.

To view the full job description and apply online, please visit the following link:

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

This position is well suited for someone with a friendly and positive personality who is productive and shows initiative, is an effective written and oral communicator, is reliable and safety-minded.

Need to Have: A high school degree with two years of technical, specialized or business school required. Four to six years working in facility and pool maintenance with some supervisory experience. A valid Illinois State Driver’s License is required. Must have a strong knowledge of all aspects of pool maintenance including water chemistry. Must have and maintain a CDL with air brakes endorsement or obtain within six months of hire. Maintain or become Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) within six months of hire. Maintain current CPR/AED/First Aid Certification or obtain certification within 30 days of hire.

Nice to Have: Strong background and knowledge in all aspects of facility maintenance including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, and general building repairs. Must have a strong knowledge of all aspects of pool maintenance including water chemistry.

Essential Functions of the Position or Role

Park District Cornerstones - Follow all departmental safety rules that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of Park District’s safety and risk management program. - Work cooperatively and collaboratively with residents, colleagues, the public, PDRMA and other agencies or organizations as delegated. - Recommends improvements and efficiencies to better accomplish individual and district goals in the best interests of the St. Charles Park District community. - Comply with park district policies and administrative procedures.

Responsibilities - Conduct inspections; provide preventative maintenance and repair of all District facilities and equipment. - Have the ability and responsibility for the inspection and maintenance of the aquatic facilities, all outdoor lighting and timers, drinking fountains, wells, playground inspections and repairs. Inspection of bike trail and tennis courts, and installation of signage. - Organize and log the District key system and be responsible for all door and lock repairs. - Keep the Assistant Superintendent adequately informed at all times of problems related to the work and changes in plans of work completed. - Assist the Assistant Superintendent of Parks in all his/her responsibilities. - Work varied hours including evenings and weekends. - Operate motor equipment as needed or required. - Respond to after hours facility emergency calls, as required. - Supervise full-time, part-time and seasonal staff in accordance with all assigned responsibilities. - Train, supervise and evaluate facilities employees.

Administrative - Assist the Superintendent of Parks and Planning and Assistant Superintendent of Parks in long range as well as weekly planning of work and in preparing the fiscal year budget. This shall also include accountability and restraint in the day-to-day operation of the budget.

Supervisory - Consult with your immediate supervisor, exercise supervisory authority and judgement on an on-going basis related to subordinate employees reporting directly to you, in matters including development of job descriptions, hiring, lay-offs, compensating within approved budgeted parameters and disciplinary action, up to and including termination, in compliance with Park District policies and procedures. - Exercise independent supervisory authority and judgement on an on-going basis related to subordinate employees reporting directly to you, in matters including, but not limited to employee training, scheduling, assigning, directing and overseeing completion of work assignments and employee performance evaluation.

Marginal Functions of the Position or Role - Assist with snow removal. - Assist with special events. - Perform all other duties as assigned.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

Position or Activity

Frequently: 46-100% of the time Occasionally:16-45% of the time Rarely: 0-15% of the time Sitting - Occasionally
Walking - Frequently
Climbing - Frequently
Balancing - Frequently
Stooping/Kneeling - Frequently
Crouching - Frequently
Crawling - Frequently
Reaching - Frequently
Handling/Feeling - Frequently
Strength Routinely push, pull and/or lift to waist up to 40 lbs. unassisted and at times 41-50 lbs. with assistance.

Requires a range of hearing and vision that allows the employee to safely complete the essential duties of the position with or without assistive devices, corrective lenses and/or glasses and/or a reasonable accommodation.

EEO Statement and Accommodations

The St Charles Park District is an equal opportunity employer under all state and federal laws and regulations. The job responsibilities are subject to accommodations pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. If you require assistance or accommodation with the application process, please contact the Business Department at 630-584-1055.

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 St. Charles Park District


Christina Janes

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled