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 $47,000- $55,000/yr. depending on qualifications

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The Glen Ellyn Park District is looking for a high-energy, creative, and enthusiastic individual to maintain and enhance the flourishing programs and events at our premier sports and fitness center. Ackerman SFC boasts three full-size basketball courts with an elevated walking track, a 7,000+ sq. ft. fitness center, a 60x45 indoor turf field, four batting cage tunnels, a training room for individual or sports team training, a group fitness/dance studio, and several multi-purpose rooms. With the recent passing of a $15.9 million referendum to improve and expand multiple facilities and parks as well as purchasing land for future developments, the Glen Ellyn Park District is planning an expansion to this facility with a new 6,000-square-foot gymnastics center, two new adult exercise and fitness studios, as well as various other facility improvements.

Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager, the Assistant Facility Manager – Programming will primarily be responsible for programming and special events offered at ASFC. Current programming areas include, various athletic instructional classes and camps, Arts & Crafts, Summer Fun, and Day Off School Camps, Kids Night Out and Tween Nights, Senior and Family Bingo nights, and themed birthday parties. Special Events include the Glow Run and Kids Color Run, Spook Trail, Sports & Fun with Santa, Hopper Cottontail Easter Party and Sports Swap. Other duties include but are not limited to; management of Kids Zone (childcare), public relations/marketing/updating the activity guide, program administration and budgeting, staff training, performance management, program instruction, facility management, and other duties as assigned. Will also serve as Manager on Duty for assigned shifts and in the absence of the Facility Manager. Additionally, this position will assist in the planning and programming of the new gymnastics center opening in 2025. Must be available for a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. This is an at-will position.

LOCATION: Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, 800 St. Charles Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

HOURS: General hours Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with flexibility to cover some early morning, evening, and/or weekend shifts to observe programs and staff, run special events, and support the needs of the facility, department, and district.

The ideal candidate will be a driven individual who is service-oriented, well-organized, and enjoys a fast-paced environment. Must be a self-starter who is dependable, flexible, and able to work independently and be part of the team. An outgoing people person with strong customer service skills and the ability to exhibit authority is essential to communicate effectively with staff and the community. A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Management, or a related field is required or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. At least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred, with other facility management and/or recreation experience highly desired. Experience and understanding of recreation program administration and special event planning, budgeting, personnel procedures, safety, and customer service are required. Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and database applications. Recreation Software experience is preferred, with ActiveNet experience highly desired. Must possess attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to shift priorities and multi-task. Must have effective problem-solving skills with the ability to act calmly and efficiently under pressure or in difficult situations. Must have CPR/First Aid training or receive within 3 months of hire.

The Glen Ellyn Park District is a local governmental agency serving residents of the Village of Glen Ellyn and portions of neighboring communities. It provides a wide range of recreational services, athletics, and leisure activities to its citizens, with opportunities for all ages and abilities. The Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community’s use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events. The District operates one outdoor aquatic facility, two recreation centers, three athletic field complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, Holes and Knolls Miniature Golf Course, Maryknoll Splash Pad, and the recently renovated Lake Ellyn Boathouse. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our mission is to “foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities, and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.” We welcome you to apply to become a part of our great TEAM!

BENEFITS WE OFFER: • Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO option • Dental Coverage • Prescription Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Voluntary Optional Insurance Plans • Free Fitness Membership & Wellness Program • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday & Floating Holidays) & Paid Emergency Leave • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IL Municipal Retirement Fund) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Professional Membership & Continuing Education • Tuition Reimbursement • Employee Assistance Program

To apply for this position, go to: Please complete an online employment application and include a resume and cover letter. Thank You!

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Lynn Wiltfong

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The part time coordinator is the face of the childcare services area (KidRec). They are responsible for staffing and childcare oversight while the center is open, as well as management of existing and new programs & services. They will work closely with the Assistant Director of Business Operations on administrative functions such as payroll, scheduling, and member transactions. General hours for this position are Monday – Thursday 8am – 2pm. There may be occasional evening/weekend hours required. Link to apply

Core Responsibilities: • Provide childcare supervision while working during open center hours • Recruit, interview, hire childcare part time staff • Supervise part time childcare staff including training, discipline, rewards, and evaluations • Support the cleaning and maintenance of the childcare spaces • Provide consistent parent communication with all childcare services users.

Administrative Responsibilities:
• Coordinate bi-weekly payroll for childcare part time staff • Assist with policies and procedures development for all areas of responsibility. • Utilize Rec Automation software as necessary for childcare drop off and programs. This includes member set up for both childcare reservations and program registration.
• Report and follow up as necessary on childcare incidents/accidents. • Assist the Assistant Director – Business Operations with marketing of programs and services • Respond to calls/emails as necessary

Minimum Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in the area of Childhood learning or Parks and Recreation preferred • At least two years of youth/child program supervision in a professional role required. • Knowledge of standard practices and demonstrated experience within recreation services. • Leadership and supervisory abilities. • Analytical skills to: identify problems, assess alternatives, and render consistent, logical decisions. • Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA certification (or willing to obtain).

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 Centers, LLC - Health, Fitness & Recreation Center


Angela Caringella

 Closing Date

August 15, 2022

 $21/hr + DOQ

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To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

The Naperville Park District is looking for a qualified candidate to join our park maintenance department as a Park Specialist I. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional in the area of horticulture, general landscape maintenance and custodial duties to utilize their skills in a team environment to make a positive impact on the community.

Benefits: Health insurance, vacation, personal, pension, and sick days. Recreation program discounts.

Schedule: Off season typically Monday-Friday 7:00am - 3:00pm, Schedule during the growing season typically Tuesday – Saturday 6:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform a wide variety of park maintenance tasks including but not limited to; trail maintenance, horticultural care of landscape beds and custodial duties on a daily basis. May be asked to act as a crew leader to assigned staff and volunteers by orienting and training. Clean and maintain parks through litter pickup, garbage removal, recycling activities, and conduct scheduled inspections to district amenities as assigned. May be asked to participate in park maintenance operations such as controlled prairie and woodland burns, hardscape and pond maintenance. Support special event set up, tear down and maintenance during the event.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the methods and of forestry, turf, and horticulture development and maintenance. Demonstrate abilities to apply fertilizers and pesticides at manufacturer’s application rates.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in agronomy, horticulture, turf management, forestry or related field.

Special Considerations:

This position is subject to a post offer physical.

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 Naperville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The Superintendent of Parks & Facilities position is a highly responsible position that receives direction and is evaluated by the Executive Director. Superintendent of Parks & Facilities is the direct supervisor over grounds and parks operations and facility maintenance for the Roselle Park District. This Superintendent of Parks & Facilities will be expected to be hands on in the field working alongside the Park’s crew. The position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Parks and Facilities department staff and is involved with the maintenance of all the Park District buildings, grounds and facilities including aquatics and equipment.

The Roselle Park District operates and manages over 158 acres of land in 16 parks, and offers approximately 276 recreational and seasonal programs. We provide a full range of activities and services year-round. Major recreation programs include athletics, music, cultural arts, dance, day camps, fitness, preschool, outdoor recreation, trips, and special events.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of park and facility planning, maintenance, and development. • Ability to perform both manual labor and supervision on multiple projects simultaneously. • Extensive knowledge of and ability to apply field specific solutions to problems. • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of employee supervision, training and performance evaluation. • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of park and recreation risk management and loss prevention. • Knowledge of construction project supervision and building trades. • Knowledge of computer operation, including Microsoft Office software. • Knowledge of alternative funding for park and recreation agencies, including grant programs, and public-private partnerships. • Considerable knowledge of recent industry trends, current literature and sources of information related to park and facility planning and administration. • Knowledge of State and Federal laws, rules, and regulations related to park and recreation administration. • Valid Illinois Driver’s License. • Have Certified Playground Equipment Inspector, Certified Swimming Pool Operator certification or ability to obtain within the first 60-90 days of employment. • Have Pesticide Applicator License, preferred.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge would be: • Three years of increasingly responsible experience in a public recreation or park agency, including two years of supervisory responsibility. • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in park and recreation administration, public administration, business administration, education, or a related field. • Five years of experience in building construction and maintenance, landscape maintenance and development, park planning, or a related field.

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

• Manages Parks Department activities including park and facility planning, development and maintenance; and community relations. • Supervises Parks and Facilities staff. • Identifies and responds to Board and community issues, concerns, and needs. • Manages the development and implementation of Parks Department procedures, goals, and priorities. • Recommends the annual Parks Department budget to the Executive Director; oversees the administration of assigned budget accounts; and monitors and regularly reports on the status of assigned budget accounts to the Executive Director. • Maintains parks, facilities, and equipment inventories, including documentation on general condition and valuation. • Seeks out and applies for alternative sources of revenue and/or additional resources. • Advises the Executive Director on staffing and organizational needs; establishes within district policy, appropriate department service and staffing levels; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of Parks Department work activities and the allocation of district resources. • May participate in the District Safety Committee, including liaising with PDRMA Risk Management staff and providing documentation for periodic safety audits and investigations. • Develops specifications and negotiate contracts and agreements for professional services; oversees the administration of agreements; inspects the work of professionals, contractors and suppliers to ensure that work is performed in accordance with contract specifications. • Represents the district as assigned, on local Park and Recreation matters before elected officials, outside agencies, and the general public. • Oversees the preparation and maintenance of district Parks Department records and documents, including legal documents; property inventories; personnel and financial records; and other district records. • Attends and participates in professional meetings and stay abreast of new industry trends and innovations and methods. • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required by the Executive Director.

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 Roselle Park District


Christy Bathje

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000 - $50,000 DOQ

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Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association (NEDSRA) is a cooperative of eight park districts and three villages in northeast DuPage and west Cook Counties, Illinois. NEDSRA was formed in 1976 as a means of combining resources among the member agencies to provide recreation programs and services for individuals with disabilities. Today, NEDSRA serves approximately 3,500 distinct individuals annually—within a diverse cultural and socioeconomic service area—through roughly 600 programs and special events. NEDSRA's main objective is to meet the unique social and recreation needs of individuals with disabilities, so they may increase their enjoyment of life and reach their highest level of independence.

The HR Generalist position is responsible for coordinating human resources, personnel policies and employee benefits. This individual will oversee payroll processing for accuracy. This position must maintain a high level of confidentiality. This individual serves as a member of the Management Team. This position is full time and salaried, and hours may exceed 40 hours/week, including evenings/weekends. Ability to speak Spanish and/or Polish is highly desirable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Serve as agency human resources coordinator and benefits administrator, which includes oversight and adherence to all plans and regulations on health insurance, annual open enrollment, and educating employees on plans and plan changes; also includes maintaining employee files, applications and discipline forms. • Coordinate onboarding and orientation of all new employees, including driver’s abstract, drug screening, background check, pre-employment and related. • Researches and develops comprehensive policies, procedures for staff benefits and personnel policies. • Oversee payroll processing with financial consultants and related functions utilizing agency payroll service. • Serves as Park District Risk Management Association (PDRMA) Benefits Coordinator representative. • Serves as an integral member of the Safety Committee. • Attends all related, required PDRMA training/workshops. • Evaluates and monitor human resource practices, policies and trends to best meet agency needs. • Maintain compliance with current employment laws. • Liaison to Unemployment Insurance Specialists for unemployment claim oversight. • Serve as agency IMRF Authorized Agent and attends workshops as required. • Work with Executive Director to maintain/organize agency personnel files with adherence to NEDSRA Document Retention and Destruction Policy. • Assist with production of agency budget document. • Assist in maintaining procedure and policy manuals. • Assist office staff team with general department workflow as needed. • Assist with Fund Development and Marketing projects as needed. • Assist with agency fundraising events. • Actively support and promote a safe work environment through adherence to all safety policies including, but not limited to, those pertaining to crisis management procedures, accident/incident reporting procedures, and drug-free work place policy. • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Education and/or Experience Bachelor’s, Associates degree or related Courses, Professional training or experience in written communication, customer service, general office procedures, and computers/office equipment is desired. Prior experience working with Park District Risk Management Association (PDRMA) a plus. Certification by a professional association and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Computer Skills High proficiency in payroll/HR applications is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications desirable. This individual should have the ability to learn new software applications and procedures quickly.

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 Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association


Susan Martellotta

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled