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 $53,000 + DOQ


The Aquatics/Ice Arena Manager is responsible for facilities, operations, lifeguards, and front desk staff for two outdoor swimming pools. This position will work in conjunction with the Aquatics Supervisor to ensure successful operations of the indoor (run out of the local high schools) and outdoor pool seasons. The position will oversee between 20-100 staff members depending on the season.

This position also serves as Manager at the Oak Lawn Ice Arena overseeing all front desk personnel and front desk operations. This position also develops and implements special events and exhibitions, including open skates.


• Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Programming, Recreation Administration or a related field required • A minimum of three years of full time supervisory experience preferred • Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain required • CPO/AFO certification or ability to obtain required • Pool/ lifeguarding experience and certification with the American Red Cross or ability to obtain preferred • Certification in Lifeguard Instructor or ability to obtain preferred • Basic Swim Instructor or Water Safety Instructor certification preferred • Experience hiring, training, and supervising personnel • CPRP preferred • Leadership ability • Problems solving skills • Strong interpersonal skills • Computer skills • Knowledge of facility operations and guidelines • Excellent customer service skills • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision


The Oak Lawn Park District is committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. Some of the many benefits we offer include: Medical, Dental and Vision Care; Pension Plan (IMRF); Paid-Time Off (Vacation, Sick-time, Comp/Flex time, Holidays); Employee discounts at all park district facilities and for programs- free use of all fitness facilities for employees; Monthly Healthy Living Club Meetings- provide staff an opportunity to try different forms of recreational activities at no cost.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Mike Sinkewich, Ice Arena General Manager, at Oak Lawn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Oak Lawn Park District


Michael Sinkewich

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $43,000-$51,000 DOQ

The Pleasant Dale Park District has an immediate opening for an energetic and driven team-player to serve as our Athletic Supervisor. This position will be responsible for and will oversee all aspects of the athletic programming for the district. The Athletic Supervisor is a full-time “at-will” employee working a minimum of 40 hours a week including nights and weekends.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Physical Education or closely related field with a minimum of 1-2 years of career-related experience. Excellent organizational skills and customer service skills with youth, parents, staff, and the community at large are a must. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Knowledge and experience in methods and techniques of planning, developing and managing athletic programs is required. The candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, superiors, contractors, and the public. Ability to teach athletic classes is a plus. Basic computing proficiencies are also required. Innovative program designs with accompanying marketing strategies are also desired.

The Athletic Supervisor must be CPR/AED and First Aid certified or ability to acquire within 3 months of hire. Candidate must also pass a physical examination, drug screening, and criminal background check. Possession of a valid Class D driver’s license and demonstrated safe driving record required.

$43,000-$51,000 salary range based on experience and qualifications. IMRF pension, health and vision insurance, as well as paid time off (Annually=12 Sick Days, 5 Vacation Days, Personal Day). Interested applicants are asked to send a current resume and cover letter to Laurie Murray, Superintendent of Recreation, 7425 S Wolf Road, Burr Ridge, IL 60527 or via email to No phone calls please.

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 Pleasant Dale Park District


Laurie Murray

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Up to $55,000/year

ABOUT US Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 80,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational programs, classes, events, as well as facilities, parks and open spaces!

JOB SUMMARY The Supervisor of Parties, Rentals and Special Events is responsible for managing a wide variety and high volume of rentals at the CRC, and birthday parties throughout the district, as well as birthday parties, pool rentals, and group outings at all pool facilities. Also responsible for planning and executing 25-30 special events per year, including 3-4 large scale events (Tier 3), 10-12 mid-size events (Tier 2), and 12-15 small events (Tier 1). Responsible for budget generating over $350,000 in annual revenue and accountable for profit & loss of designated areas. Direct supervisory responsibility for up to fifteen (15) year-round part-time staff.

QUALIFICATIONS The best applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Parks & Recreation, Business Administration or related field required. At least three (3) years’ full-time related work experience required. Supervisory experience preferred.

PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE This is a full-time year-round exempt position. Target hiring range is $51,000 - $55,000 per year DOQ (depending on qualifications). Due to the nature of weekend parties and events, schedule is an 8 ½ hour shift TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY as well as weekend manager-on-duty rotation. Additional work may be required as necessary. Our full-time benefits package includes:

• Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your immediate family! • Medical Insurance • NEW! Zero Card • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • FSA Healthcare • FSA Dependent Care • Basic Life Insurance • Voluntary Life Insurance • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life) • 457 Retirement Plan (Nationwide) • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Floating Holidays, and Sick Time • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Employee Recognition Programs

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** Position will be open until filled. ** Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **

Keywords: Park, Parks, Recreation, Fun, Weekend, Birthday, Party, Parties, Host, Hosts, Hosting, Friendly, Outgoing, Energetic, Cake, Pizza, Celebrate, Celebration, Games, Sports, Swim, Swimming, Pool, Customer Service, Facilitation, Multitasking, High Energy, Plan, Planner, Coordinator, Communication, Training, Supervisor, Event, Events, Event Planner

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 Schaumburg Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000 - $54,000

Do you enjoy a fast paced work environment full of variety – not the same thing every day? If so, the Village of Cross Plains needs you! The Village of Cross Plains is looking for an exceptional candidate as our next Recreation and Aquatics Supervisor. Located in close proximity and lying 14 miles west of Wisconsin’s capital city of Madison, Cross Plains is a growing community with a rich history. The community is very proud of its small-town charm, outstanding schools, and outdoor recreational opportunities. Amenities like the Ice Age Trail, Driftless Area foothills, and Black Earth Creek make the community a great place to work, live, and play.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the Direction of the Parks and Recreation Director, the Recreation and Aquatics Supervisor will be the primary staff for planning, implementing, supervising, and evaluating various youth, teen, and adult recreation and aquatic programs and staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS The job functions listed herein are neither exclusive nor exhaustive but are intended to be illustrative of the types of tasks the employee will most likely be expected to perform on a regular basis. The employee may be asked to perform different or additional tasks than the ones listed here, as the needs of the employer and/or the requirements of the position change.

• Develop, promote, and operate adult and youth recreation programs and athletic leagues. In conjunction with the Parks and Recreation Director, work with athletic organizations to schedule and coordinate activities, tournaments, park facilities and field reservations for youth and adult athletic leagues. • Assist with the management of programming of outdoor aquatic facilities including reviewing and updating manuals/policies/procedures, ordering supplies, scheduling, organizing swimming lessons, pool rentals, monitoring certifications of lifeguards, training and supervising seasonal employees. • Prepare program budgets and maintain records for assigned programs. Develop and maintain necessary program reports and forms including permission forms, emergency forms, attendance forms, training records, profit/loss reports, and evaluation reports. • Assist Parks and Recreation Director with recreation and aquatics division budget preparation. Process operating expenditures for recreation and aquatics activities, including payroll for division employees, reviewing time sheets, and verifying hours and rates. • Prepare for publication of a variety of flyers, calendars, press releases, website material, and brochures to promote and publicize recreational activity to the general public, staff, volunteers, and participants. Utilize social media platforms to promote activities and programs. In conjunction with other Recreation staff, monitor department pages for interactions and feedback from community members. • Implement strategies that support recruitment of new program participants and retention of existing participants along with strategies for recruitment and retention of seasonal program staff. • Coordinate Lifeguard Certification courses. Coordinate American Red Cross First Aid/CPR, AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification for facility attendants. • Assist with the Recruitment, interview, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate program employees. Prepare and lead staff in- services for assigned programs.
• Attend Parks, Recreation, and Conservancy Committee Meetings as needed. agenda items for Parks, Recreation and Conservancy Committee Meetings as needed. • May perform duties of Parks and Recreation Director in their absence, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of 1-3 years of secondary education in: recreation programming, administration, and/or related field. Or, 3-5 years of equivalent experience and additional training which may include the combination of the following knowledge, experience, and skills:

• Skills and ability to promote, implement, and supervise recreation programs such as sports leagues, enrichment programs, field trips, and special events. •Experience in establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with associates, subordinates, program participants, and the public. • Experience in supervising seasonal and part-time employees, including monitoring work activities, providing training, and evaluating performance. • Experience in being creative, working independently, and within a team atmosphere.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: • CPR/AED Certificate or ability to obtain within 3 months of date of hire. • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of date of hire. • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification or ability to obtain within 24 months of date of hire. Valid unencumbered Wisconsin driver’s license and safe driving record.

SCHEDULE This position is non-exempt and works varying hours to meet the needs of the programs, services, and community. Normal working hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Nights and weekends as needed. Flex schedule as needed.

BENEFITS The Village of Cross Plains offers an extensive benefit package including: Health and Dental Insurance, Wisconsin State Retirement System, Flexible Spending Account, Deferred Compensation, Holiday and Sick Leave, Basic Life Insurance, Family & Medical Leave.


Please include a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to

The Village of Cross Plains is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Cross Plains Parks and Recreation Department


Michael Axon
608.798.3241 ext. 107

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

  19.00 - $23.00 Hourly

Description: The Park Ridge Park District is seeking a Registrar who will work at the Centennial Fitness Center. This position is responsible for a variety of customer service tasks including greeting and assisting customers, answering phones, channeling callers to appropriate staff members, cash control sheets, processing rentals, registrations, and memberships. Selected individual will assist in overseeing approximately twelve (12) part-time Office Assistants to ensure that our front-desk operations meet the established standard of customer service.

Qualifications: This position requires two to three years of customer service experience. Intermediate level written and verbal communication in the English language is required as well as knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of, or the capability to learn the RecTrac Registration System. Must be CPR/AED and first-aid certified or have the ability to become certified within 3 months of hiring.

Availability: We are seeking an applicant to work weekdays, Monday through Friday, 11:00am-7:00pm, 35 hours per week. Occasional early morning, evening or weekend work may be required

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 Park Ridge Park District


Justin Schuring

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled