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 $69,180.00 - $84,720.00 salary/year

Summary: The Human Relations Manager is responsible for overseeing, operationalizing, and optimizing the day-to-day human resources functions in the areas of recruitment, selection, employee relations, training and development, benefits and leave administration, performance management, and HRIS management. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with interviewing staff and selection, new employee orientation, onboarding process development, employee relations, administering benefits and leaves, training and development, and development of and enforcement of policies and practices. Assists with employee culture building, including Diversity, Equity, Inclusion efforts. Role involves creating and maintaining strong relationships with managerial-level staff in the district and is both administrative and leadership in nature.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates closely with Director of HR on work plan projects, training and development, and development and improvement of policies, procedures, and practices; Makes recommendations on HR-related initiatives and assists in achieving established HR goals.
  • Effectively manages and collaborates with managers to handle employee relations issues, conflicts and other employment-related issues; handles investigations related to staff concerns, policy violations and/or other misconduct as needed; maintains documentation of conversations and assist with summarizing findings and providing recommendations for resolution.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and management staff, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs and functions.
  • Coordinates new employee orientation material for all new hires and rehires; assists with administration of the orientation meetings with the HR and Payroll Coordinator; will provide direction to HR and Payroll Coordinator on facilitating orientation meetings.
  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  • Maintains and edits job descriptions; assists with recruiting efforts by managing job postings on the District’s website, as well as other external websites.
  • Leads benefits administration year-round and coordinates all annual open enrollment events and ongoing communications to eligible and enrolled participants with informational material.
  • Acts as liaison with IMRF; actively understands IMRF programs, acts as an internal administrator to enrolled employees.
  • Manages employee leave of absences; reviews medical documentation and coordinates required paperwork to include FMLA forms, work restriction memos, fitness for duty requests, and full duty release memos; provides updates to leave of absence procedures and addresses training need.
  • Partners with Risk Management on Worker Compensation cases to ensure appropriate follow-up.
  • Prepares and distributes annual Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax forms as required.
  • Coordinates with Unemployment Consultant Inc. to manage unemployment process; investigates terminations and reasons for leaving; provides feedback and recommends actions for decreasing unemployment costs and associated risks.
  • Recommends and develops employment policies and procedures; stays abreast of employment-related laws and regulations; provides information to park district staff on general procedures and legal restrictions, furnishes answers and provides advice.
  • Assist with HRIS development and maintenance; provide suggestions and assist with development of module use to optimize use the system; assist with system training.
  • Provides back-up support as needed for administrative HR functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related field required. A minimum of five (5) years of related experience in human resources; or any equivalent combination of education, relevant experience and/or training. Related professional certification preferred. Spanish speaking skills a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent active listening skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS systems.
 
Classification: Exempt
 
Benefits: Excellent benefit package including paid holidays and paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance, Employee Assistance Program, life insurance, flexible spending, a defined benefit pension plan (IMRF) and a voluntary deferred retirement plan, opportunities to get involved in recreational programs for free or reduced cost, and more.
 
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Operates a variety of office equipment, including computer hardware, telephone, calculator, and photocopier; required to grasp objects.
  • Regularly speak to others one-on-one or in a group-training session.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds regularly and occasionally life and/or more up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the district’s facilities.
 
Working Conditions: The physical environment requires the employee to work primarily in an indoor office setting. Employee may occasionally work outside for short periods of time in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry conditions. May be requested to work occasional evenings and weekends for staff trainings and special events.

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 Park District of Highland Park

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $76,254-$95,317 DOE

SUMMARY

The Manager of Business Services reports to the Superintendent of Business Services and assists with the overall management and financial operations of the Business Services Department which includes annual financial audit, annual budget process, annual tax levy, annual budget/appropriation ordinance, and issuance of debt. Conducts internal audits of financial activity and practices, assists with all on-going financial reporting, and performs financial analysis to meet the goals for the Crystal Lake Park District. Directly supervises Payables Accountant, Receivables Accountant, and the Payroll Accountant.

QUALIFICATIONS
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business, or Economics is required. Minimum of eight years of experience in a related field, with at least four years of supervisory experience required. Associate’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of related experience, in lieu of bachelor’s degree. MBA, CPA, and CPRP/CPRE are all strongly preferred. Experience with VSI Rec Trac, Incode Financial Software strongly desired.
•Must possess a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of accounting, budgeting, reporting and related systems and controls.
•Must have a general knowledge of administrative techniques and skills.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software, as well as budget creation and analysis software.
•Advanced accounting and mathematical knowledge and the ability to accurately handle cash and other securities are required.
•The ability to demonstrate problem solving and analytical ability.
•Possess advanced planning and decision-making skills in all phases of work responsibilities.
•Consistently show the ability to produce accurate work and should be highly detail-minded in performing the various work assignments.
•Excellent managerial skills.
•Ability to maintain a positive and effective working relationship with all levels of the District.
•Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government.
•Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations.
•Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under stress of multiple deadlines, requests from other departments and interruptions with accuracy.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations.
Capacity to proactively troubleshoot, problem solve and make sound judgments with respect to confidentiality.
•Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook.
•Valid drivers’ license and current vehicle insurance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

•Perform internal audits of financial activity and practices.
•Assist with the fiscal and financial operation of the Crystal Lake Park District.
•Assist with the annual budgetary planning process. Monitor expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget and purchasing procedures.
•Oversee all accounts payable vouchers submitted for payment and monitor all purchase orders.
•Maintain vendor files and process 1099's.
•Assist with the preparation, filing, and publishing, according to the Park District Code, all financial reports as required which include: Annual Budgets, Monthly Budget Reports, Annual Tax Levy, Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance, Certification of Estimated Revenues, and prepare and publish Annual Treasurer's Report and file a copy with the County Clerk.
•Provide various financial information and reports to State and Federal agencies and other external agencies as required.
•Assist with gathering financial information and records as required by the independent certified public accounting firm retained by the District to perform a complete annual financial report in accordance with current Illinois Statutes and governmental reporting requirements.
•Oversee calculation and preparation of monthly sales tax report by Business Services Staff.
•Provides timely information to assist with preparation of financial statements.
•Conducts periodic audits of budget items, including comparing per diems to actual expenses and other budget-to-actual comparisons.
•Oversees and takes responsibility for all financial procedures and records.
•Responsible for reconciling the various ledgers including cash disbursements, cash receipts, accounts payable, month-end payroll summary, accounts receivable summary, and journal entries to adjust the general ledger.
•Generates monthly reports including accounts payable reconciliation, accounts receivable reconciliation, cash flow report, and balance sheet audits.
•Serve as backup for all direct reports during absences due to vacation, etc.
•Performs other related duties as requested by the Superintendent of Business Services.

PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS
•May frequently be required to walk, sit, talk and hear.
•May frequently be required to use hands and/or fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
•May occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
•May occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
•Must have specific vision abilities required for this job; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Worker must be able to work:
•Effectively under stress of deadlines and complaints
•Independently

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Prolonged stress and pressures of the position could affect some individuals’ blood pressure.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
The Manager of Business Services will be using a computer, and office equipment, and visiting buildings that contain park district records.
Worker may be:
•Occasionally in and out of controlled temperatures throughout the day.
•Occasionally at work sites where dust, pollen, mold etc. may be present.
•Involved in repetitive work (i.e. computer keyboard, writing, stuffing envelopes)
•Exposed to various conditions include lighting and temperature.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS
Worker must be able to:
•Exhibit good problem-solving ability and good judgment.
•Demonstrate good safety awareness.
•Train and/or pass on other prudent safety and other work-related practices to co-workers.
•Use basic math, reading and writing skills.
•Follow step-by-step procedures and obtain appropriate end results.
•Exhibit good problem-solving abilities.
•Analyze data to create reports, make recommendations, and strategize appropriate follow-up.
•Communicate effectively and respond appropriately to the needs of internal and external contacts.
•Project a positive image and neat appearance to visitors of the park district.

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 Crystal Lake Park District

 Contact

Rocio Arreola-Escutia
rescutia@crystallakeparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $85,604 - $97,833

The City of Wentzville is seeking a dynamic and experienced Recreation Superintendent to lead our Recreation Division. This role is responsible for planning, promoting, organizing, and implementing a comprehensive recreation program that caters to both the passive and active recreational needs of our residents. The ideal candidate will demonstrate considerable independent judgment and initiative in managing a team of professionals and supervisory staff, ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality recreational programs and services.

Key Responsibilities:

Program Management:
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive recreation program.
  • Address the diverse recreational needs of the Wentzville community.
Staff Leadership and Supervision:
  • Lead, monitor, and supervise a team of professional and supervisory staff.
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor employees to achieve performance and quality standards.
  • Handle employment actions, including hiring, termination, discipline, and promotions.
Operational Coordination:
  • Coordinate activities with other divisions, departments, and external agencies.
  • Provide complex administrative support to the Director.
Budget and Resource Management:
  • Manage the division's budget.
  • Oversee the planning and development of recreational programs and services.
The City of Wentzville is committed to being an employer of choice, offering prosperous and meaningful career opportunities and flexibility. The City offers excellent benefits, including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 13 paid holidays, 2 personal days, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, an employee assistance program, a discounted recreation center membership and much more.

This job posting will remain open until filled.

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 City of Wentzville

 Contact

Lexi Wurth
636-639-2005
lexi.wurth@wentzvillemo.gov

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000+ DOQ

The Northfield Park District is seeking qualified, enthusiastic, energetic, detail-oriented, and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills to assist in the operations of all parks, facilities, and grounds. 
 
The Parks & Facilities Technician helps oversee the maintenance of the Park District’s parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, facilities, and equipment in accordance with the general policies established by the Park Board of Commissioners.
 
Job Summary:
The Parks & Facilities Technician position is responsible for the operation of equipment used for mowing, landscaping, snow removal, athletic field and general turf maintenance, custodial duties, and other related tasks, including manual labor. 
 
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, equipment and vehicle maintenance, irrigation repairs, landscape care, trash removal, custodial duties, building maintenance, event set-up, outdoor ice rink maintenance, playground inspection and repair, and assist with the supervision of part time and seasonal employees. This position works both indoors and outdoors maintaining all district facilities and parks. Increased custodial duties may be required during the summer camp season and as needed throughout the year.  
 
Position Qualifications:
The qualified individual should possess a working knowledge of the operation and use of specialized and heavy motor equipment related to park maintenance activities. Basic knowledge of hand tools, carpentry, painting, electrical work, and plumbing is required. High school graduate or equivalent. Two years of park and/or landscape maintenance experience preferred. Must maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License and possess a good driving record. Must be able to obtain and maintain an Illinois Pesticide Operator's license. Must have or obtain certification in CPR, First Aid and AED within six months of employment. 
 
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
The person will be required to be able to lift, turn and carry 50 pounds, and place this load on shelves at chest height to fulfill this requirement. This person must be able to stand and/or sit for long stretches of time and be able to operate all Park District Trucks and equipment. Also, this person must have the ability to inspect facilities, equipment, and program space and to ambulate in tight areas to perform necessary maintenance as needed. The individual may be required to work during various weather conditions, including hot and cold temperatures as well as rain and snow.
 
Schedule:
The Parks & Facilities Technician is a full-time non-exempt position, typically working 40 hours per week Monday-Friday, but hours and schedule may vary by season. Occasional overtime and other weekend or evening work may also be required. 
 
Salary and Benefits: 
Salary Range is $50,000+ DOQ. The Northfield Park District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, fitness membership and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Park District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, and potential for annual merit increases.
 
Conditions of Employment:
Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check. Ability to appear on time for work and notify the appropriate individual if unable to work. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees and the public. Ability to work a flexible schedule, with some holiday and weekend work required.
 
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to Jim Reuter, jreuter@nfparks.org. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately when a suitable pool of applicants is identified. References will not be contacted until after the first round of interviews. All questions can also be directed to Jim.
 
The Northfield Park District is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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 Northfield Park District

 Contact

Jim Reuter
847-446-4428
jreuter@nfparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $17.00 - $20.00/hour

ABOUT US
The Bartlett Park District is a local government agency that provides 610 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, indoor and outdoor aquatic centers, a 9-hole golf course and an 18-hole golf course, banquet and reception facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, gymnasium, and more. 
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Building Custodian is responsible for the general cleaning of all Park District facilities and their support systems.  This is an at-will position.

 PRIMARY DUTIES
  • Perform daily custodial duties in District facilities as assigned. 
  • Maintain bathrooms and locker rooms within District facilities in a sanitary condition. 
  • Maintain indoor facility flooring and carpeting. 
  • Follow cleaning schedule to complete work on a timely basis. 
  • Perform room set ups and take downs as needed. 
  • Assist with repairing lights and light fixtures throughout the District. 
  • Effectively operates and maintains custodial cleaning equipment such as vacuums and scrubbing machines. 
  • Make repairs on locks, doors, and windows. 
  • Make repairs on damaged furniture, such as tables, chairs, and desks. 
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies and keeps records of supply usage. 
  • Keep main building entrance and sidewalks clear of debris. 
  • Remove snow from main building entrance, sidewalks, and salt as needed. 
  • Clean or paint interior walls as necessary. 
  • Follow procedures on how to properly open and/or close indoor facilities. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
High school graduate or equivalent.  Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.  Previous custodial experience preferred.  Must be at least 18 years old.   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. We are looking to fill the following position: Wednesday – Sunday 2:00PM – 10:30PM with additional hours as needed. Pay range is $17.00 - $20.00 per hour, DOQ.
 
BENEFITS OFFERED
In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package (including but not limited to):
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage, along with life insurance (basic and voluntary)
  • Pension plan (IMRF), 457 Nationwide plan, and Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid holidays and vacation, sick, personal, and floating holiday time, and facility discounts & usage benefits


Interested applicants please apply via the Park District website Employment - Bartlett Park District (bartlettparks.org).  Please include your Resume and Cover Letter.
 
 
Deadline to apply is June 5, 2024.   Bartlett Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Bartlett Park District

 Contact

Catalina Rodelo
crodelo@bartlettparks.org

 Closing Date

June 05, 2024