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 DOQ - Salary Range is $73,481 - $108,752

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Please visit our website: villageofhinsdale.org

POSITION: Parks & Recreation Superintendent DATE: July 15, 2022 DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation REPORTS TO: Assistant Village Manager PAY GRADE: M104, $73,481 - $108,752

STARTING SALARY IS DEPENDENT UPON QUALIFICATIONS

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

Position Purpose:

Administers the activities and operations of Parks & Recreation.

Supervision Exercised:

Direct: Recreation Supervisor KLM Manager Administrative Assistant Aquatics Coordinator (seasonal)

Indirect: Exercises supervision over all Parks & Recreation employees through subordinate supervisors

Job Duties: Essential Functions:

• Plans, organizes and directs the operations and facilities of Parks & Recreation including the Katherine Legge Park which includes the Lodge, a historic mansion for special events, including weddings.

• Supervises subordinate personnel. Carries out supervisory responsibility in accordance with Village policies, procedures and applicable law. Assists in selecting new personnel. Provides leadership, training and instruction. Plans, coordinates, schedules, assigns and reviews works and maintains work standards. Approves leave and timesheets. Evaluates performance. Administers appropriate performance counseling and disciplinary action. Ensures maintenance of high customer service standards.

• Provides professional advice regarding Parks & Recreation activities to the Village Board, Committees, Commissions and other organizations. Prepares and oversees the preparation of staff reports and other correspondence on Parks & Recreation topics for the Village Board, Committees and Commission consideration, information and/or action. Makes presentations to the Village Board, Committees, Commissions, civic groups and the general public.

• Serves on the Gateway SRA as a Board Member. Attends all meetings.

• Oversees marketing, staffing, scheduling and supervision of all parks and recreation programs, personnel, facilities and services. Coordinates parks and recreation programs with affiliate organizations and local community organizations.

• Prepares departmental goals, budgets and reporting.

• Responsible for planning and development of all parklands and facilities. Oversees Comprehensive Park Master Plan. Works with Public Services staff on parkland and facility maintenance and special projects.

• Manages special event planning and operations. Works with other departments and community groups on special event operations.

• Attends Village Board, Parks & Recreation Commission and other meetings as required. Makes presentations and explains recommendations. Oversees the preparation of Commission meeting agendas as required.

• Interprets Village policies and develops and implements appropriate departmental rules, regulations and policies. Establishes record-keeping procedures, methods and standard operating procedures.

• Receives citizen complaints and requests. Responds to requests for information and assistance from citizens and outside agencies and organizations.

• Oversees the development and administration of the Parks & Recreation budget. Recommends budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary. Develops and manages long-range plans for facilities and infrastructure improvements.

• Oversees all Parks & Recreation purchasing. Reviews and approves the requisition of equipment, materials and supplies. Approves expenditures.

• Operates all tools and equipment needed to perform job duties while adhering to all safety rules and practices. Ensures adherence to safety standards by subordinate personnel. Reports all accidents and injuries according to Village policy and procedure. Completes all accident and worker’s compensation forms as required.

Marginal Functions: • Attend all public meetings as required.

• Attend and participate in professional group meetings. Stays abreast of new Parks & Recreation trends and innovations.

• Other duties as assigned.

Environmental Factors:

The work environment generally includes an office setting. The noise level is usually quiet. Occasionally required to be outdoors. May be subject to inclement weather conditions.

Physical Requirements:

Regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. May lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth and the ability to adjust focus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation operations and programs.

• Considerable knowledge of federal, state and local law affecting parks and recreation operations.

• Knowledge of municipal administration and organization.

• Frequent contact with other Village employees, elected officials, community groups, affiliate organizations, vendors, local businesses, other government agencies and the public; must be able to communicate verbally, make presentations and demonstrate good customer relations.

• Ability to develop new creative recreation programs and special events.

• Ability to develop and oversee new marketing plans.

• Ability to provide supervision. Ability to influence, encourage, convince and train others. Ability to advise and provide interpretation regarding the application of policies, procedures and standards to subordinate personnel.

• Frequently prepares written reports; must be able to communicate in writing.

• Excellent file maintenance and organization skills required.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and in a timely manner.

• Ability to learn, understand and adhere to all applicable safety precautions and procedures.

Position Requirements:

• A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in Parks & Recreation or a related field, at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in related municipal services or park district.

• Moderate computer software skills required (Microsoft, publishing).

• CPRP and CPR First Aid certification required.

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 Village of Hinsdale Parks & Recreation Department

 Contact

Shelley Henn
6307897024
mhenn@villageofhinsdale.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $52,000 - $57,000 DOQ

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The Waukegan Park District serves a community of 90,000 residents in northern Illinois, 40 miles north of Chicago, on Lake Michigan. The Park District provides year-round recreation and leisure opportunities to all ages and abilities. The Waukegan Park District is seeking to fill the position of Recreation Supervisor of General Recreation Programs and Services at our Belvidere Recreation Center in the newly renovated Corrine J. Rose Park. The Park District offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package to all full-time employees.

Essential Functions Description/Duties: Responsible for the overall planning, organization, and supervision of general recreation programs, services, facilities, special events and sponsorships. Plan, organize, implement, and oversee the general recreation programs, services facilities, and special events. Secure alternative funding through grants, sponsorships, and fundraising. Provide developmentally appropriate activities that meet the needs and interests of the participants. Provide direct leadership and supervision to all assigned recreation programs and services. Develop and implement long-range plans and strategies. Develop and implement annual goals and objectives. Evaluate effectiveness of programs and services and make recommendations on additions and/or deletions. Develop and implement a marketing strategy for recreation programs, services, and facilities consisting of appropriate pricing and promotional efforts. Develop and implement specific program details consistent with recreation marketing strategy. Actively promote recreation programs, services, and facilities to the public. Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and volunteers. Contract with independent contractors and vendors for programs and services as needed. Review and prepare costs for the annual budget. Oversee the expenditure and accounting of funds within area of responsibility, including cash reports. Submit recommendations for Capital Improvement Projects. Purchase, distribute, and maintain proper inventory of all supplies and materials. Prepare and maintain management reports and records regarding programs and services. Monitor safety and cleanliness of facilities including restrooms, kitchens, lobby, program areas, and areas of public access. Regularly communicate with representatives of the Parks Department to discuss major maintenance items of concern. Establish a cooperative planning and working relationship with community agencies and organizations. Transport program participants and supplies using park district vehicles. Attend pertinent departmental/park district meetings and in-house training sessions. Conduct self in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the park district. Participate in park district Safety and Training Program to ensure that work performed, and services provided are implemented in a safe manner.

Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Parks Administration or related field.

Experience: Minimum one (1) year full time experience with a community service agency in recreation management. Three to five (3-5) years recreation management experience preferred. Experience in managing a large seasonal staff preferred. Experience in managing a recreational facility preferred. Experience in out of school programming preferred. Experience in environmental programming preferred.

Knowledge: General knowledge of recreation, parks, and leisure services field. General knowledge of recreation principles and philosophy. Thorough knowledge of facility, out of school, and environmental program management. Thorough knowledge of personnel management. Sound fiscal management.

License/Certification: Valid drivers license required. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certificate required within one (1) year or as soon as eligible. First Aid/CPR/AED certification required within one (1) year.

Hours: 40 hours per week. Work schedule may vary and will include regular nights and weekends. May involve additional hours on an as needed basis.

Conditions of Continued Employment All the following are required:  submit proof of date of birth.  provide copy of drivers license.  provide drivers abstract.  provide verification of education.  submit to a reference check and employment verification.  submit to a state criminal background check.  submit to a pre-placement physical.  submit to pre-placement drug testing.  submit to a random, reasonable cause, and post-accident alcohol and drug testing.  satisfactorily complete a six (6) month introductory period.  provide a copy of Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certificate within one (1) year of employment or as soon as eligible, and renewal certificates as required.  provide a copy of First Aid/CPR/AED certification required within one (1) year of employment and renewal certificates as required.

Residency Employees are strongly encouraged, but not required, to become residents within the boundaries of the Waukegan Park District.

Contact: Jennifer Dumas Manager of General Recreation & Special Recreation jdumas@waukeganparks.org 847-360-4705

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 Waukegan Park District

 Contact

Elizabeth Fallon
847-782-3626
efallon@waukeganparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $21/hour

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APPLY ONLINE AT: https://elmhurstpark.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=72

WHO WE ARE: The Elmhurst Park District, established in 1920 and located 16 miles west of Chicago, provides parks, recreation facilities and programs to meet our mission of enriching lives while having fun. We are looking for someone who will help us achieve our vision of becoming a national leader in providing parks and recreation experiences to our community.

We have an exciting part-time job opportunity for a BOYS COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS HEAD COACH to join our team and be part of an organization that values being community focused, providing customer service excellence, working with integrity, and having fun!

WHAT YOU’LL DO: As the Head Coach, you'll provide leadership for the Competitive Team program including participant and community relations; instructing patrons, overseeing safety and supervising coaching staff.

Additional responsibilities include:

Plan, prepare and supervise weekly, monthly and annual team practices and competition schedules. Lead training and development of all levels of the gymnastics on the team as well as support recreation classes. Enforce proper spotting techniques, skill progressions and development. Direct and assist in daily upkeep of the gymnastics facility; including cleaning and proper storage of equipment after practices. Attend and supervise gymnasts at gymnastics competitions and assign assistant coaches. Attend continuing education meetings, coaching seminars and workshops. Carry out plans, organize, and lead daily operations as assigned. Work cooperatively with a growing program and participate in collaborative activities. Identify problems or issues and develop effective solutions, resolve complex problems and gain cooperation.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

High school graduate or equivalent, with some college preferred and 2 year of experience as a competitive gymnast and/or coach. Current USA Gymnastics Safety Certification and Professional Membership.

WHEN YOU’LL WORK: Afternoon and evenings Monday-Friday in the Summer; Evenings, Saturdays and weekend Competitions in the Fall

WHAT YOU’LL GET: Starting at $21.00 per hour but final pay rate depends on qualifications (DOQ); IMRF eligible position, up to 29 hours per week earning sick and vacation time

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package for PART-TIME CATEGORY 1 position, including:

Participation in IMRF (retirement, disability, death benefits) Vacation days and sick leave 50% resident fee for recreation station 50% off programs for spouse, civil union partner or legal dependents (resident fee); certain restrictions apply Free pool passes Free individual Courts Plus membership Free miniature golf and batting cages at The Hub (employee only) 20% off food purchases at The Hub concession stand 20% rentals (excludes Wilder Mansion); 50% weekday rentals at The Hub Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Two deferred compensation programs (VOYA & Nationwide) Voluntary Supplemental insurance coverage for short-term disability, accident, hospitalization (Unum) Flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical and dependent care (BASIC) Credit Union (Central Credit Union of Illinois) Values Recognition Program Employee social activities

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 Elmhurst Park District

 Contact

Kelsi Grubisich
(630) 993-8921
kgrubisich@epd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 The anticipated starting salary range is $38,875 - $43,735 +/- DOQ, with the range maximum at $58,313. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

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Summary of Role:

Come join the team at a gold medal award-winning park district! We are looking for an innovative, creative, detail-oriented, excellent communicator to work in our thriving Customer Service and Registration Department. Under the direction of the Customer Service Manager, the Administrative Support Specialist is responsible for essential customer service duties in order to provide high quality service to our external and internal customers. This is a full-time, nonexempt, benefits eligible position. Core hours for this position will be Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Due to the nature of park district programming, some early morning, evening, weekend and holiday hours are to be expected.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Answer telephones and manage a multi-line telephone system

• Assist patrons at the counter – answering questions, providing registration assistance, and general information on all Park District programs, facilities, and procedures

• Process registrations and monthly billing payments

• Perform general clerical duties such as folding, stuffing, preparing mass mailings and proofreading brochures

• Facilitate park permits and donations

• Provide administrative support to the Director of Parks and Planning as well as the Director of Recreation and Facilities

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Associate’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and prior work experience. The chosen candidate will hold current CPR/AED/First Aid Certification or obtain certification within six months of hire.

Experience:

1-3 years office experience, with prior experience in providing exceptional customer service and working with the public preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

Successful applicants will possess excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, and customers in person and via telephone in a professional, friendly manner. Other requirements include advanced organizational skills and a thorough knowledge of office procedures and most office equipment. Good understanding of computer programs (including Microsoft Word and Excel), the ability to type, and familiarity with computers and email are essential. Knowledge of RecTrac recreation software is a plus, but not required.

Benefits:

• Employer-sponsored health insurance

• Generous paid time off – including 2 weeks’ vacation, floating holidays, personal days, and sick leave

• Participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) and access to 457(b) retirement savings account

• Complimentary family beach and ice rink passes, complimentary individual fitness center pass

• Discounts on non-contractual Glencoe Park District programs

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must send a cover letter and resume to Becky Moore, HR Manager, at bmoore@glencoeparkdistrict.com. Glencoe Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Glencoe Park District

 Contact

Becky Moore
847-835-7558
bmoore@glencoeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $21/hour

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APPLY ONLINE AT: https://elmhurstpark.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=74

WHO WE ARE: The Elmhurst Park District, established in 1920 and located 16 miles west of Chicago, provides parks, recreation facilities and programs to meet our mission of enriching lives while having fun. We are looking for someone who will help us achieve our vision of becoming a national leader in providing parks and recreation experiences to our community.

We have an exciting part-time job opportunity for a GIRLS COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS HEAD COACH to join our team and be part of an organization that values being community focused, providing customer service excellence, working with integrity, and having fun!

WHAT YOU’LL DO: As the Head Coach, you'll provide leadership for the Competitive Team program including participant and community relations; instructing patrons, overseeing safety and supervising coaching staff.

Additional responsibilities include:

Plan, prepare and supervise weekly, monthly and annual team practices and competition schedules. Lead training and development of all levels of the gymnastics on the team as well as support recreation classes. Enforce proper spotting techniques, skill progressions and development. Direct and assist in daily upkeep of the gymnastics facility; including cleaning and proper storage of equipment after practices. Attend and supervise gymnasts at gymnastics competitions and assign assistant coaches. Attend continuing education meetings, coaching seminars and workshops. Carry out plans, organize, and lead daily operations as assigned. Work cooperatively with a growing program and participate in collaborative activities. Identify problems or issues and develop effective solutions, resolve complex problems and gain cooperation.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

High school graduate or equivalent, with some college preferred and 2 year of experience as a competitive gymnast and/or coach. Current USA Gymnastics Safety Certification and Professional Membership.

WHEN YOU’LL WORK: Afternoon and evenings Monday-Friday in the Summer; Evenings, Saturdays and weekend Competitions in the Fall. 20-29 hours/week.

WHAT YOU’LL GET: Starting at $21.00 per hour but final pay rate depends on qualifications (DOQ); IMRF eligible position, up to 29 hours per week earning sick and vacation time

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package for PART-TIME CATEGORY 1 position, including:

Participation in IMRF (retirement, disability, death benefits) Vacation days and sick leave 50% resident fee for recreation station 50% off programs for spouse, civil union partner or legal dependents (resident fee); certain restrictions apply Free pool passes Free individual Courts Plus membership Free miniature golf and batting cages at The Hub (employee only) 20% off food purchases at The Hub concession stand 20% rentals (excludes Wilder Mansion); 50% weekday rentals at The Hub Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Two deferred compensation programs (VOYA & Nationwide) Voluntary Supplemental insurance coverage for short-term disability, accident, hospitalization (Unum) Flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical and dependent care (BASIC) Credit Union (Central Credit Union of Illinois) Values Recognition Program Employee social activities

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 Elmhurst Park District

 Contact

Kelsi Grubisich
(630) 993-8921
kgrubisich@epd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled