The Ridgeville Park District Board of Commissioners seeks a dynamic professional to serve as the agency's Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in parks and recreation, public administration or related field, demonstrated leadership and communication skills, knowledge of park and recreation trends, and the ability to plan, establish and evaluate a vision for the agency. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply. For more information and the list of required application steps, please visit: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.ilparks.org/resource/resmgr/director_searches/ridgeville/Ridgeville_Executive_Directo.pdf
Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) enriches the lives of children and adults with disabilities as a partnership of 17 Park Districts located within the northwest suburbs of Chicago. NWSRA provides outstanding recreation opportunities for people with disabilities within our partner Park Districts through weekly programs, adult day programs (PURSUIT), special events, summer day camps and inclusion in park district programs. NWSRA is a park district that serves people with disabilities.
Job Purpose: Plans, develops, monitors and coordinates programs of all types including weekly programs, clubs, special events, Leisure Education, camps, trips/overnights, Lightning Athletics and cooperative programs. Prepare and implement behavior management strategies when necessary, to ensure safe involvement in recreation programs by people with disabilities. Provide assistance and instruction to the participants when needed.
Summary of Duties: Working with the Manager of Special Recreation, demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate activity programs for recreation, leisure and therapeutic recreation programs. Demonstrate strong leadership qualities including: confidence, maturity, flexibility and professionalism. Demonstrate knowledge of disabling conditions and experience to show adaptability in working with people with special needs. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with employees of all levels, volunteers, parents & guardians, participants, park districts and school district personnel as well as members of the community. Ability to work independently, when necessary, to solve simple to complex problems, demonstrate dependability, promptness & punctuality and convey a positive attitude to others.
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited college or university with BA/BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field of study. Current National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRC) or the ability to become certified within one year of being hired. Have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and have the ability to attain an Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
To Apply: Online Application at www.nwsra.org/jobs. Must attach current resume.
For questions on this position please call, Darleen Negrillo - Superintendent of Administrative Services at 847-392-2848.
For full job description, and to apply, visit https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/addisonparks/jobs/2705875/IL-Illinois/Addison/FACILITY-MAINTENANCE-SPECIALIST
Work Hours: Tuesday – Saturday (40 hours per week). Onboarding period will be Monday – Friday.
Under the direction and supervision of the Building and Facility Manager, the Facility Specialist is responsible for performing and/or overseeing contractors to complete preventative maintenance and repairs of all electrical, plumbing, pool/ splash pad, mechanical trades, HVAC, etc. This position typically works independently with minimal supervision, and may supervise others during projects. This is an essential position and is subject to extended workdays on short notice and overtime to address emergencies and repairs.
Employee is responsible for inspecting, maintain and repairing environmental systems (such as), HVAC, furnace, boiler units, AC and other facility environmental controls.
Employee is responsible for managing the safety and cleanliness of equipment, property from wear, damage, vandalism, etc.
Employee is responsible for maintain and repairing all aspects of park buildings and facilities, which include, but are not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry and painting.
Employee must document man-hours and materials used on work orders to specific job requirements.
Employee must maintain a pro-active approach to safety and risk management.
Employee must conduct monthly facility safety reports and respond to areas as needed.
Performs snow removal with, but not limited to, use of snow blower plow and or broom.
Employee must perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Addison Park District’s safety program.
Employee must provide administrative duties in the development of goals and objectives, preparing and maintain reports that pertain to the department, coordinating the use of facilities and services with other district departments, and assists in development a long-term capital development plan.
Employee is responsible for monitoring various contracts to ensure compliance with contract specifications.
Employee will be responsible for performing a full range of mechanical work including, but not limited to the trouble shooting of equipment for both major and minor repairs.
Employee must be able to attend professional conferences, workshops seminars pertaining to employee’s position, as needed, for new ideas, development and techniques.
Employee must be available for other duties as assigned and/or needed.
May be required to work special events, snow events on nights and/or weekends.
• Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. • Must have an associate degree in the related field (Facility management, Construction, Administration, Park Maintenance or related field) or experience will be considered in lieu of education. • Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years or experience in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must have a valid Driver’s License, be able to successfully pass a driver’s abstract review, and approved to drive a company vehicle.
• Able to obtain CPO within 90 days of hiring. • Complete knowledge of methods, material, equipment and tools of mechanical, electrical repairs and safety requirements. • Comprehensive knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems. • Demonstrated ability to perform complicated field and shop repairs on HVAC, plumbing, pool/splash pad, mechanical and electrical equipment. • Intermediate knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite.
For full description, and to apply, please visit: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/addisonparks/jobs/2705864/IL-Illinois/Addison/CUSTODIAL-SUPERVISOR
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Maintenance Manager, the Custodial Supervisor is a hands-on position, responsible for completing and overseeing all aspects of the District’s custodial contract and supervising part-time and contract (porters) staff, while performing a variety of custodial and maintenance duties to maintain all District owned facilities and park amenities. This is an at-will position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Responsible for performing, overseeing, and delegating the general cleaning, disinfecting and maintenance of all areas of all facilities both indoor and outdoor (with the assistance of staff and contractual porters); including, but not limited to offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, shower/locker rooms, windows, emptying trash receptables, water fountains, furniture, classrooms, hallways, entrances, fitness rooms, all different types of flooring, walls, ceilings and surfaces, gyms, etc., utilizing a variety of various cleaning equipment and chemicals.
Supervises part-time staff by communicating job expectations, job training, schedules, responsibilities, coaching, performance evaluation, recognition, discipline, standards, policies, procedures, on-going custodial maintenance plan, etc.
Performs minor maintenance repair as needed across facilities as needed.
Performs and oversees the set up and break down of tables, chairs, gym mats, and audio-visual equipment for events and meetings.
Supervises contract custodial workers and communicates with management company regarding changes in needs and contract management. Ensures contract fulfillment through oversight and scheduling of monthly update meetings with management company.
Performs and oversees cleaning of park pavilions, restrooms and assigned buildings.
Inspects facilities, equipment, and property for signs of wear/damage/vandalism. Oversees the safety and cleanliness of the property and equipment by identifying, repairing, and inspecting park facilities, equipment from wear, damage, vandalism,, etc and initiating or completing work orders.
Participates in forecasting custodial projections, tracking financial/budget activities, and prioritizing and re-prioritizing activities within general work plan.
Responds to all emergency and alarms when on duty or otherwise in an on-call status.
Ensures that sufficient custodial supplies and materials are always available through ordering and maintaining inventory.
Participates in the snow removal process and operates equipment on District roads, common sidewalks, parking lots.
Demonstrates, supports and enforces Park District customer service standards.
Establishes, supports and maintains positive and collaborative efforts with internal and external customers and organizations.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. • Preference given to candidates with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in related field. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, and Excel. • Minimum of (3) to (5) years of experience in related field. • Minimum of (1) to (2) years of supervisory experience. • Must have valid Driver’s License subjected to background review, with ability to drive company vehicle. • Must be CPR and AED certified within six (6) months of hiring. (District provided)
The City of Villa Grove is accepting applicants for the position of Director of Community Center Programs and Services. Applicant must be hardworking and dependable; will work to perform oversight of events, staffing and other administrative tasks relating to the creation, operation and maintenance of the City’s recreation facilities, vehicles, and equipment; the job description is still being completed but draft is available at the link below. Experience/prior management skills will be preferred. This is a non-union position; starting wage is dependent on qualifications with excellent benefit package. Pre-employment physical with drug testing is required. Submit resume, with names of at least three professional references and salary expectations, to the City Administrator at PO Box 108, 120 North Main Street, Villa Grove or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “CCPS JOB” in the subject line. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE. 2022-1201-CCPS
Would like position to start on or before 3/1/23; job description and pay can be negotiated for the right candidate to help us bring this position to life! Our new Community Center is scheduled to be completed summer 2023.