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 $40,000-$44,000

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The Park District of La Grange is seeking enthusiastic, dependable applicants for the position of Facility and Rental Supervisor. This is a full-time position with benefits and enrollment in IMRF. Hours will vary between 7:45am – 5pm, Monday – Friday with occasional weekend and evening hours. Salary range $40,000-44,000.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Parks Administration or equivalent degree is preferred and 2 years supervisory, facility and office experience. Ability to administer all functions of the office of the recreation center as required by the Superintendent of Facilities. The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service skills, be self-motivated and have a desire to serve others. Ability to follow directions and to work with limited supervision. Ability to use public relations techniques with customers and provide high quality customer service. Effective communication skills required in both verbal and written format is essential. This position requires excellent problem-solving skills, strong computer/technical aptitude, and the willingness to work as a team with office staff. Proficient in MS Office with the aptitude to learn other systems. RecTrac and or knowledge of a recreation/registration software experience is a plus. General accounting skills with cash handling experience required. Excellent organizational and time management skills with attention to detail a must. Bi-lingual Spanish is a plus. Must obtain a FOIA training certificate (Freedom of Information Act) within three months of employment. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.

Duties: Recruit, interview, select, and supervise part-time personnel within the customer service office in consultation with the Superintendent of Facilities. Communicate with all personnel and render decisions related to activities within the department. Responsible for the front desk schedule, this includes finding replacements for an absent staff and filling in when needed in an emergency situation. Foster teamwork to address and accomplish the desired goals of the department and agency. Evaluate employees’ performance and overall effectiveness to the District and take the necessary steps to reward team players and discipline non-team players. Hold employees accountable for meeting deadlines. Provide all subordinates with specific guidelines and task instructions as necessary.

Responsible for processing and approving all Park District facility rental applications including but not limited to the gymnasium, banquet facility, party/program rooms, park pavilions, park sports fields, affiliate group facility usage and procuring/processing facility rental payments. Assist renters with contracts and other questions and prepare all rental information packets and brochures. Assist with maintaining a detailed schedule of all classes, seminars, organizations, and rentals at the recreation center. Various administrative duties including but not limited to: BASE (Before & After School Program) data entry, FOIA request processing, customer inquiries, payment plans, and cross-training of other full-time and front-line staff duties. Assist with accepting, verifying and processing program registrations and recreation center pass memberships. Assist with checking in customers for daily facility use, including the playground, track and open gym. Complete facility walk throughs frequently in the gymnasium (open gym), playground, and rental/program rooms. Assist with all phases of clerical work such as: filing, answering telephone, typing of letters and memorandums, assisting customers, updating monthly calendar and bulletin board, and record messages on answering machine for the public. Assist with routing mail and verbal or written messages to all staff. Assist program instructors with preparation of copies, equipment, etc. Assist with contacting participants for cancelled classes and stand-by lists. Assist with keeping program waiting lists current. Maintain and balance cash journal on a daily basis. Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Facilities. This is an at-will position.

Please send resume and cover letter to Chris Finn at chrisfinn@pdlg.org by May 23, 2021.

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 Park District of La Grange

 Contact

Chris Finn
708-352-1762
chrisfinn@pdlg.org

 Closing Date

May 23, 2021

 $18.50 - $19.50 per hour

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ABOUT US The Bartlett Park District is an independent local government agency that provides 597 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, Illinois and surrounding neighbors. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 44 parks, a community center, two aquatic centers, two golf courses, banquet facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, and more.

JOB SUMMARY: The Maintenance Level II – Parks & Playgrounds employee must be sufficiently skilled to perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks without supervision.  Must be able to supervise some full-time and part-time staff.  This is an at-will position. Additional responsibilities include: • Maintain all playgrounds in a safe condition through inspections, regular maintenance and repairs, emergency repairs, replacement of equipment and safety surface repair and replenishment. • Repair damaged park amenities in field such as tennis court nets, basketball courts, soccer goals, playground equipment, and shelters. • Assist with mowing and trimming during the growing season as needed. • Ability to operate tractors, skid loaders, truck and trailers, mowers, and various hand tools. • Responsible for weekly trash removal and litter from all park areas. • Assist with special event set-ups, operations, and clean up as required. • Remove snow from parking lots, sidewalks, and throughout the park district, as required. • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment such as checking fuel levels, cleaning and inspections, greasing, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years old.  Pesticide Operator’s License, have prior experience in parks maintenance, and be able to have flexible hours during prime seasons. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s license and be able to provide own transportation.

SCHEDULE & PAY: This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm (40 hours per week). Target hiring range is $18.50 - $19.50 per hour dependent on qualifications. 

BENEFITS OFFERED: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: • Medical, dental, and vision coverage • Life Insurance (basic and voluntary) • Pension defined contribution plan (IMRF) • Short and long-term disability • 457 Defined contribution plan • Flexible spending account • Paid holidays and vacation time • Tuition reimbursement • Facility discounts & usage benefits

Please include Cover Letter and Resume. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 7th. Apply at https://bartlettparks.org/general-information/employment/

The Bartlett Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Bartlett Park District

 Contact

Meagan Rawls
630-540-4811
mrawls@bartlettparks.org

 Closing Date

May 7, 2021

 $80,000 - $86,000

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Cover Letter and Resume are required. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 14th. Please apply at https://bartlettparks.org/general-information/employment/

ABOUT US The Bartlett Park District is an independent local government agency that provides 597 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, Illinois and surrounding neighbors. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 44 parks, a community center, two aquatic centers, two golf courses, banquet facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, and more.

JOB SUMMARY The Superintendent of Villa Olivia is responsible for the administration, supervision, planning, personnel, and operation of the Park District’s Villa Olivia operation. This includes an 18 Hole Golf Course, Winter Sports Operation (Skiing, tubing and snowboarding), Restaurant and Banquet Operation. The Superintendent is also responsible for overseeing the overall revenue generation of the operation. This is an at-will position. Additional responsibilities include: • Directly supervise the full-time golf and ski grounds staff, Food & Beverage Manager and the Golf & Ski Operations Manager. Oversee all personnel issues within the Villa Olivia Operation. • Attend monthly Board Committee Workshop Meetings, Regular Board Meetings and other Special Meetings of the Board of Commissioners as requested by the Executive Director. • Administer the Villa Olivia operation as established in the organization of the Park District. • Maintain systematic, complete, and accurate records of the Villa Olivia activities, personnel, and the District’s property. • Interpret, implement, and enforce all Park District policies and procedures. • Prepare and justify the Villa Olivia budget for each fiscal year. • Provide excellent Customer Service, ensuring profitability and the overall maintenance and upkeep of the facilities and grounds.
• Work with the Marketing Department, providing input and information for all promotional plans and communication efforts related to operations. • Analyze the effectiveness of existing programs, sales and services and recommend changes to enhance operations. • Oversee, and supervise the hiring, training, and evaluation of all full-time employees of the Villa Olivia Operation. • Evaluate staff training for the operation and provide follow up training as needed. • Schedule staff meetings for employees, as needed. • Set and evaluate departmental goals and objectives. • Maintain excellent inter-department communications within the District through verbal and written communications. • Submit reports on a timely basis as requested to the Executive Director. • Participate actively in professional, and or community organizations to promote the District. • Monitor staff performance, take appropriate disciplinary action when needed, and complete staff evaluations for regular employees annually. • Review and update staff job descriptions as needed. • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Hospitality Management, Recreation Administration, Business Administration or related field; a Master’s Degree is desirable. A minimum of five years full time related experience and a minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, or administrative experience in a Resort Setting or in Recreation Facility Management. Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Must possess strong financial and budgeting skills. Knowledge of winter sports and grounds operations a plus. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and be able to provide own transportation.

SCHEDULE & PAY This is a full-time, exempt position. This position must be available and is required to work weekend hours. The hiring range is $80,000 - $86,000, dependent on qualifications.

BENEFITS OFFERED In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: • Medical, dental, and vision coverage • Life Insurance (basic and voluntary) • Pension defined contribution plan (IMRF) • Short and long-term disability • 457 Defined contribution plan • Flexible spending account • Paid holidays and vacation time • Tuition reimbursement • Facility discounts & usage benefits

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 Bartlett Park District

 Contact

Meagan Rawls
630-540-4811
mrawls@bartlettparks.org

 Closing Date

May 14, 2021

 $123,636 - $165,647 DOQE

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Oakland County, MI (pop. 1,251,000) County Seat: Pontiac, MI / Position Office: Waterford, MI. Oakland County is located in southeast Michigan, immediately north of Detroit. With a population of 1.2 million and covering over 900 square miles, Oakland County offers cosmopolitan urban centers, lakefront living, historic town centers, and natural country settings within close proximity of an array of employment opportunities. Providing the diversity of choice vital to attracting and retaining a skilled workforce and high quality of life: 38,000 businesses, 1,100 foreign-owned firms from 39 countries, call Oakland County home. The county blends the State’s most robust economy with an unmatched quality of life. This diversity makes Oakland County unique and competitive. Oakland County’s annual gross domestic product (GDP) is $100 billion, which represents 23% of the state of Michigan’s total GDP.

The County is governed by a 21-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected by district for a two-year term, and an elected County Executive, David Coulter, who serves as the executive officer and oversees the activities of the County. The Parks and Recreation Commission was established by Public Act 261 of 1965 to oversee the County’s park resources. The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission is a 10-member body that include appointments from the Board of Commissioners and statutory appointed individuals. These include: three county commissioners, four citizen members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, the county Executive, the Water Resources Commissioner, and the Road Commission for Oakland County. The Director of Parks and Recreation is appointed by the Parks and Recreation Commission, with the consent of the Board of Commissioners, and serves at the pleasure of the Parks and Recreation Commission

The Oakland County Parks system includes nearly 80 miles of trails, 14 parks, comprises nearly 7,000 acres including passive/active land an several bodies of water, and hosts more than 2 million visitors annually. Recreation, leisure and learning opportunities are available at two nature centers, three dog parks, five golf courses, two waterparks, two campgrounds and the Oakland County Farmers Market, offering fresh produce year-round from local farmers. The County’s newest park, an innovative off-road vehicle (ORV) park, opened in September 2020. The ORV park is an innovative partnership between the Oakland County Parks and Recreation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. During 2019, an estimated 1.9 million people visited the County parks or participated in its recreation programs. The Oakland County Parks and Recreation 5-year Master plan (2018-2022) guides the County’s parks and recreation policies.

The Director of Parks and Recreation functions as the chief executive officer over the parks system and provides strategic and professional policy advice to the Parks and Recreation Commission. The Director oversees a staff of approximately 76 full-time and over 650 seasonal/part-time employees. The 2021 budget for the department is approximately $28 million.

This position will advance the County's parks, trails, active and passive recreation, environmental, healthy living, and other community engagement interests. In addition to managing the activities of the County parks system, the Director serves as a key facilitator to engage external partners, including the local municipalities and other multijurisdictional parks systems, to comprehensively meet the diverse recreational needs of all County residents. An important early responsibility of the position will be to engage all stakeholders to develop a new 5-year Master plan for parks and recreation.

Desirable Experience: ● Possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major pertaining to Parks Administration, Public Administration, Recreation Administration, Parks and Recreation Resources, Business Administration, or closely related field. ● Have had at least six (6) years of full-time experience in an administrative capacity with major responsibility for budget planning and presentation, program and policy development and implementation and staffing decisions. ● Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Desirable Qualifications: ● Knowledge of and experience in general overall parks and recreation operations, accounting, personnel, and budgets. ● Ability to establish effective working relationships with administrators, employees, and the public. ● Ability and skill in communicating with community groups, organizations, officials, and general public about parks and recreation programs. ● Ability to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the work performed by staff. ● Ability to present oral and written financial, operational, and other types of reports to stakeholders, interested groups, and individuals. ● Ability to act efficiently during difficult and emergency situations requiring immediate decision-making in accordance with Parks and Recreation Commission objectives. Preferred Qualifications: ● Ten (10) years of diverse managerial experience, including at least four (4) years’ experience as chief executive or operational officer for an organization similar in complexity as the Oakland County Parks and Recreation department.

Salary range is $123,636 to $165,647 DOQE.

Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and three (3) professional references. Oakland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, equity and inclusion and seeks candidates who represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, Tel: 847-380-3240

Candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of application, with preliminary reviews to be completed by June 3, 2021.

Click Here to Apply https://govhrusa.applytojob.com/apply/wUNJBvujfS/Oakland-County-MI-Director-Of-Parks-And-Recreation

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 Oakland County, MI

 Contact

Jaymes Vettraino
847-380-3240

 Closing Date

June 3, 2021

 $75,000-$85,000

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Stony Creek Golf Course General Manager/ Golf Operations

Qualifications:

Must have 3 to 5 years related experience in golf operations and or club management. A four year college degree is preferred. Membership in the PGA is preferred.

Required Knowledge:

Must have supervisory, training and staff development experience. Experience in total golf facility management and demonstrated ability to run an, efficient, high quality, service-oriented, professional operation is required including strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business. Must possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills and be extremely organized, efficient and detail-oriented. Exceptional customer service skills are essential. Must be highly motivated, goal driven and a self-starter with highly polished interpersonal skills. Must have skill to exercise good independent judgment in assessing situations and making decisions and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Golf Now preferred.

Essential Functions:

• Develops, maintains and administers a sound business and organizational plan for the golf course which includes an operating/capital budget and marketing plan • Hires, develops and supervises all key management employees including but not limited to Bar & Grill/ Banquet Manager and Head Greens Keeper. • Consistently assures that the golf course is operated in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws • Oversees the care and maintenance of the courses physical assets and facilities • Assists in the creation and coordination of the property’s marketing strategy in conjunction with the PR and Marketing Manager • Works with the appropriate staff to create and develop programs to attract golfers to the facilities amenities • Ensures the highest standards for food, beverage, sports, recreation activities and other property services • Analyzes financial statements (income and expenses) relative to budgeted goals and takes corrective measures as necessary • Works with the Bar & Grill/ Banquet Manager and Head Greens Keeper to schedule, supervise and direct the work of all Stony Creek employees • Maintaining positive and productive relationships between the golf facility and its Board of Commissioners, golfers, guests, employees, community, government and industry • Participates in appropriate outside activities as approved by the Executive Director to enhance the presence of the golf course in the local community • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Psychological Considerations: • Must be able to think critically and offer solutions as problems arise. • Must be able to work both unsupervised and closely with co-workers. • Must be able to work well with the general public. Cognitive Considerations: • The ability to supervise the work of others. • The ability to carry out work assignments with little or no supervision. • The ability to read, write, and organize materials. • Must be able to follow directions - oral and written.

Please send resume and cover letter to Tom Hartwig at thartwig@olparks.com. If you have any questions please direct them to Tom Hartwig.

OAK LAWN PARK DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Employment with the Oak Lawn Park District is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, age, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. THOSE APPLICANTS REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO THE APPLICATION/INTERVIEW PROCESS SHOULD NOTIFY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SPECIAL FACILITIES.

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 Oak Lawn Park District

 Contact

Tom Hartwig
7088572225
thartwig@olparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled