ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Serve as a project manager/team leader for all phases of site design and development. 2. Prepare master plans; coordinating staff from other departments in the master planning process for new and redeveloped sites. 3. Coordinate the public input process on District projects; including mailings, public meetings, and website information. 4. Prepare documents and manage the selection process for consultants; defining scope of services; ranking and interviewing. 5. Direct consultants in the preparation of construction documents that meet District standards, and are coordinated with necessary departments and agencies. 6. Coordinate with federal, state, county, and local government agencies, organizations and volunteer groups. Ensure completion of necessary reviews, permits, approvals, zoning changes and compliance with policies, plans and regulations. 7. Prepare bidding documents and administer the competitive bidding and quote process. 8. Supervise construction and site restoration projects assuring contractor’s work conforms to the project specifications; coordinate testing, verify quantities, and evaluate recommended changes. 9. Prepare in-house site design, development plans, native landscape planting plans, and construction documents for development and renovation projects. 10. Assist in departmental team reviews of environmental assessments, impact statements, use requests and off-site developments that impact District properties. 11. Participate in District wide work groups related to planning and development issues. Assist other departments and teams needing planning and design skills. 12. Assist with long and short range planning for future projects, preparing schedules, estimates, and needs analysis. 13. Prepare presentation materials, graphics, written reports, and grant applications. 14. Other duties as assigned by supervisor or director. Landscape Architect Page 2 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Must possess a high degree of knowledge of construction, design and engineering standards and principles and techniques of landscape architecture as they relate to construction materials and methods. • Proficiency in reviewing and preparing plans and specifications. • Knowledge of native landscapes and design with native plant material and related landscaping materials. • Must have knowledge of Midwest natural communities, native and non-native plant species identification, natural area management techniques and ecology. • Must effectively communicate, written and oral, with a variety of professional staff, consultants, citizens and volunteers. • Current knowledge and skill in AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, and basic computer skills in Microsoft Office products. • Must possess and maintain a current and valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Education: Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture Experience: Five years of experience in professional level landscape architecture/design work with an emphasis on recreational facilities and experience with supervision of construction projects. Certifications: License in Landscape Architecture from the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Send a cover letter describing interest and a resume to: Donna Suca, Human Resource Supervisor Forest Preserve District of Will County 17540 W. Laraway Road Joliet, Illinois 60433 815-722-5667 (desk) 815-722-3608 (fax) email@example.com
A Recreation Intern must be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision and guidance of the Internship/Sports Supervisor and experienced Park District staff Recreation interns will have the opportunity to expand their education. The intern will gain experience in administration, marketing, budgeting, leadership, staff management, programming, facility management, special events and maintenance/parks.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties may be assigned: - Attend Board meetings, supervisor/manager meetings and staff meetings - Develop and implement goals and objectives - Prepare and submit reports as required by university program requirements - Work with departments as assigned. This includes but not limited to Administration, Recreation, Parks & Planning, Finance and Marketing. - Assist in planning, coordinating and supervision of various programming areas.
SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES Actively support the safety program that will effectively control and reduce accidents. Obey the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the Wilmette Park District safety program that is pertinent to the activities conducted by the department. Monitor the learn/play environment for safety hazards. Promptly report to the Risk Manager or member of the Safety Committee all unsafe actions, practices or conditions observed.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in or have recently completed a college undergraduate or graduate degree in the Recreation field at an accredited University.
HOURS The intern is expected to work 40 hours per week for an 8-12 week program. The standard hours are 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, however weekend and evening hours may be needed for specific programs and events.
Location: Vaughan Athletic Center Pay Rate: $14.75+/hour starting pay depending on qualifications Hours: Mon. – Fri. Noon - 9:00pm
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be friendly, yet professional, with an outgoing personality. Requires strong people and customer service skills with the ability to effectively communicate with staff and the public. At least two years of previous office and customer service experience required with retail or other sales experience helpful. Must be a responsible and reliable person age 21 or older with high school degree or equivalent with some college preferred. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team. Proficient in MS Office Suite with strong typing and computer skills with the aptitude to learn new systems. Knowledge of RecTrac Recreation software a plus. Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. General math skills with prior cash handling experience required. Attention to detail, accuracy and dependability are required. Ability to maintain discretion with regard to confidential matters and/or information. Bi-lingual Spanish is highly desired. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and have reliable transportation.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Office Coordinator, the Guest Services Representative is primarily responsible for providing quality customer service to anyone entering or calling the facility seeking information or assistance. Will accept and process registrations by enrolling people in various programs thru the Registration System; accept payment for the same and process receipts and acknowledgments. Other duties include but not limited to: assist with processing and/or administering facility rentals, training part-time staff, ordering supplies, providing clerical/admin. support to Facility Manager and other recreation staff. Perform other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.
Job Title: Assistant General Manager
Reports to: General Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Summary: Oversees the quality and success of Goldfish Swim School. This encompasses all daily operations including staffing, pool operations, cash management, customer service, retail and vending department, birthday party operations and workplace employee activities.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following: 1. Directs and controls the daily operations to ensure the school is running according to GSS standard operating procedures. 2. Helps the General Manager and department managers fulfill the daily tasks. 3. Manages the staff of GSS to ensure high productivity, excellent performance and positive employee satisfaction. 4. Trains and oversees aquatics department to provide superior swim instruction to the students of GSS. Interacts with the Deck Supervisors and Golden Teachers on issues related to class scheduling, student progress, customer service and employee performance and training. 5. Provides sales and marketing training to all qualified sales staff. 6. Provides direction in the retail and vending departments to ensure a proper mix of products and pricing is achieved. 7. Trains and oversees birthday party staff to ensure that the GSS standard operating procedures are being maintained. 8. Gains knowledge and experience in the Links software to achieve a high level of competence in bookings, class scheduling, and reporting and administrative functions. 9. Gains a high level of knowledge and experience in the GSS pool operations necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary swim environment. 10. Initiates and oversees workplace employee activities (“Fun” Department) with the goal of achieving improved employee satisfaction. 11. Directs and oversee the implementation of the Emergency Action Plan and all safety procedures that pertain to the GSS facility, and trains all current staff on the GSS EAP. 12. Maintains current certifications and stays up-to-date professionally on the aquatics and management field.
Education/Experience: Bachelors degree is preferred. Experience as a certified lifeguard, youth sports instructor/coach, camp counselor, and/or childcare provider required. Two or more years as a swimming instructor preferred.
Certificates and Licenses: CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard certification required. Shallow water attendant highly recommended. Work Environment: While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heat and humidity. Noise level is usually moderate
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Manages the operations of the assigned programs and staff, in areas such as fitness, active older adults, and/or strength training. Ensures that programs operate in a quality manner, consistent with YMCA guidelines and standards.
Scope of Responsibilities:
Directs and manages operations of the health, fitness, and physical education programs. Develops, manages and controls assigned department budgets. Hires, trains, and supervises staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Facilitates communication and provides leadership. Provides leadership and support to the annual fundraising campaign and volunteer committees as assigned. Develops and maintains effective working relationships within the community. Develops, produces and disseminates appropriate program and membership information for assigned areas. Maintains program areas and equipment in an orderly and safe manner, according to YMCA standards and guidelines. Provides data and reports as required for assigned programs. Plans and coordinates maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment as required. Discusses and promotes all YMCA programs. Motivates members and staff to long term participations. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required. Maintains current certifications. Any additional duties as assigned. Child Abuse Prevention:
Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:
Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Commitment to Inclusion:
Supports the YMCA’s commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations. Appropriate training and development will be provided to YMCA team members based on your role and responsibilities.
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Health and Wellness or related field 3 to 5 years prior experience in group exercise, personal training and with 3 to 5 years in a supervisory role. Specific knowledge and ability in fitness instruction as well as preventative measures in health and fitness. Possess the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to individuals and small groups. Obtain state approved First Aid and CPR Certifications as well as AED, YMCA Principles of Health and Fitness certification within 6 months of employment, YMCA Fitness Specialist certification or current ACE, AFAA, ACSM, and Health and Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer within 3 months of employment.
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The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. Our network of 20 membership centers, five camps, early learning, school-aged and other programs at 100+ sites in the city and suburbs provides everyone with a safe place to learn, play and grow. In this role, you'll be an integral part of ensuring the YMCA continues to be a leader in making our city a world-class place to live and raise a family. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.
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