At Deerfield Park District, we provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living and inspire memorable experiences. The Assistant Facility Engineer supports our award-winning Sachs Recreation Center. The 100,000 square foot Sachs Recreation Center is an ideal space for community-based fitness, wellness and sports activities for all ages. The center features a state-of-the-art fitness center with 5 lane walking track, lap swimming pool, 3 hardwood gymnasiums, 2 tennis courts, racquetball court, gymnastics arena, 5 specialty fitness studios and full-service locker rooms. We are looking for hard working, caring people that support our mission.
The Assistant Facility Engineer is responsible for day-to-day operation and maintenance of the center’s physical plant equipment including HVAC, plumbing, electrical and swimming pool mechanical operations. Assigns work, supervises part-time facility attendant staff and takes an active role in daily maintenance activities in accordance with responsibilities outlined. Performs general carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical and mechanical maintenance work throughout the facility. Applicants looking to work in a unique environment where you can make a daily difference in people’s lives should apply!
Qualifications: Applicants must be of sound physical condition in order to perform manual labor. Minimum High School Graduate or equivalent with three or more years of general experience in mechanical and maintenance trades. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance or heavier lifting or movement tasks with assistants and be on your feet for an extended period of time. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Ability to obtain a Certified Pool Operator’s License within six months of employment. Ability to maintain composure under stressful situations. Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, coupled with strong communication skills, having the ability to represent the Deerfield Park District in a professional manner. Desire to provide high-quality experiences and facilities to the community. A genuine desire and ability to interact with people of all ages and temperaments. An awareness of and contributing to a culture of safety by using good judgment, following safety and ergonomic policies and protocols, reporting unsafe conditions, and following manufacturer safety instructions.
Hours: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position. Typical Hours are M – F, 1pm – 9:30pm. Weekend as needed. Rate of Pay: $20.00//hr. - $22.00/hr. depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefit package. Excellent benefit package including: Retirement Plan/Paid days off (vacation, sick, holiday), medical, dental and life insurance, free annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employee and family members. And much more.
Recreation Intern $500/week Stipend Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal
Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, special events (Community Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, general administration, budgeting, and marketing. The intern will also create and run programs of their choosing.
Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motivated and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public as a whole. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation.
Any interested candidate should possess a Recreation, Sport Management or equivalent degree or work towards one. Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Jill Higgins, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.
The Sycamore Park District is excited to bring an enthusiastic Recreation, Sport, and Outdoor minded intern to our community! We recently completed a community center, sled hill, amphitheater, dog park, splash pad, golf course irrigation, and bike trails from 2015-2020. Our next phase is new soccer and renovated baseball complex, Golf Course updates with rebranding, and more bike trails.
An intern can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. The internship is May 10 (or sooner) through August 7 with the potential to continue part-time work while searching for a career position. Intern will receive a facility fitness membership while interning and park district uniform.
Specific job experiences will include golf, concessions, sport fields/parks, fitness, marketing, special events, recreation programming, customer service, Rectrac software, and aquatics. Responsibilities will vary based on individual skill sets. Interns will be assigned a start-to-finish event or program.
-Applicants must have completed at least their junior year in college and are in the field of Parks and Recreation, Sports Management, Tourism, Education, or related field. -Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed. -Must have a valid driver’s license. -Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to become certified). -Must be comfortable speaking in public, interacting with participants, and leading activities.
To Apply: Go to https://www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com/jobs/ and complete a Park District application and upload your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would like to intern with the Sycamore Park District and what talents you would like to share with the community in Parks and Recreation.
Niles Park District is excited to offer an array of summer internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates. Enthusiastic and driven applicants are encouraged to submit their credentials for openings in the following areas:
-Aquatic Facility Operations
-General Recreation and Summer Camps
-Golf Course Operations
-Park Services & Groundskeeping
-Ice Rink Operations (available beginning September)
-Tennis Facility Operations (available beginning September)
Interns can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. Specific job responsibilities will vary by facility. Interns will gain experience across a wide range of essential tasks, including: revenue & inventory control, programming, staff supervision, customer service, special event planning & implementation, and marketing. Requirements applicable to all positions include:
-Area of study in Recreation / Leisure Studies or related field.
-Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
-Must have a valid driver’s license.
-Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.
-Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to attend Niles Park District training to become certified).
Compensation: $13.00 / hr
For more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Dubs at 847-583-2735 or email email@example.com