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 Annual Salary Range is: $64,183.00- $77,020.00 DOQ

It shall be the Mission of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County to acquire, hold, and maintain lands within Kane County, which contribute to the preservation of natural and historic resources and habitats, flora or fauna; to restore, restock, protect and preserve such lands for the education, recreation, and pleasure of all its citizens.


Under direction and supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Accounting Manager is responsible for all accounting functions of the District including monthly financial statement preparation and managing and developing the payroll, accounts payable and cash receipt functions of the District. The position is also responsible for managing the general ledger, accounts receivable, audit and month-end closing procedures. Directs Payroll Coordinator, Accounts Payable Specialist, and Administrative Assistant staff on a day-to-day operational basis.


-Analyze, reconcile, balance and maintain accounting records; assist in the development of departmental budgets and internal financial reports as needed. Prepare financial schedules as needed; prepare financial data to generate reports. -Monitor monthly departmental revenue and expenses; ensure expenditures are in compliance with District policy and generally accepted accounting principles. -Evaluate accounting processes regularly and recommend process improvements as needed. -Reconcile bank statements. -Review cash receipts, disbursements and payroll transactions. -Prepare monthly journal entries. -Process the month-end closing; prepare month-end adjusting entries and G/L closing. -Coordinate and manage the annual audit process by preparing worksheets, financial statement schedules, notes and responding to the auditor’s requests for information. -Keep current with labor, IMRF and tax regulations and how they must be implemented with the financial software. -Create and review all state and federal tax reports, unemployment insurance and IMRF. -Consult regularly with the Chief Financial Officer on financial information, Board requests and special reports. -Maintain capital asset system. Coordinate the development and maintenance of the general ledger chart of accounts. -Hire, train, supervise and evaluate full-time staff assigned. -Maintain excellent inter-departmental communication within the District through verbal and written means. -Assist in the development of the annual District budget and year-end projections. Continuously monitor budget performance throughout the year, adjusting for unexpected expenses or fluctuations in revenue as appropriate. Ensure compliance with -District financial policies. Coordinate property and farm license program. -Assist in auditing business contracts for compliance. -Coordinate the project accounting program. -Provide assistance to the Chief Financial Officer in set-up, maintenance and training on computer systems as it relates to the budget and other financial applications. -Maintain relations with other municipal governments to exchange information on accounting procedures and computer maintenance. -Provide secondary backup for payroll processing. -Must be bondable. -Attends professional conferences, workshops and seminars as appropriate within budget parameters and with Department Head approval. -Obtains and maintains all required licenses and certifications and keeps up-to-date on professional trends and developments related to position accountabilities. -Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, the Employee Handbook, and applicable laws and regulations. -Possesses and maintains a valid and current Illinois Driver’s License free from suspension or revocation during term of employment; must maintain insurability with the District’s fleet insurance carrier. Staff Supervision: -Payroll Coordinator, Accounts Payable Specialist, and Administrative Assistant; carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. -Additional duties and functions may be essential.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS -Minimal local travel may be required. -Performs other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES - GENERAL To be successful in ANY role at the District, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

-Quality / Accuracy: Pays attention to details and is concerned with accuracy and thoroughness of work; looks for ways to improve and promote overall quality and makes recommendations. -Reliability / Dependability: Performs job duties consistently and reliably; fulfills promised actions; is honest and trustworthy. -Responsiveness / Sense of Urgency: Demonstrates a sincere willingness to help; understands the needs of preserve users; sets realistic expectations; provides prompt service; is timely. -Planning / Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time and resources efficiently; develops realistic action plans Judgment / Decision-Making: Possesses sound common sense and ability to solve-problems; has confidence to work independently; able to make effective decisions in a timely manner. -Communication: Understands audience; writes and speaks in a clear and effective manner; possesses ability to vary communication style based on situation; demonstrates positive attitude in verbal and non-verbal communication; shares factual, pertinent and targeted information with others; accepts differences in communication styles – doesn’t allow differences to stop operational progress or efficiencies. -Adaptability / Flexibility: Manages change with ease and grace; able to communicate unexpected changes or delays in a way that minimizes negative impact; maintains a broad perspective. -Teamwork / Collaboration: Establishes and maintains positive working relationships; willingly helps and finds ways to add value; recognizes the contributions of others; cooperates; builds partnerships throughout organization; respects expertise and differences of others. -Responsibility / Independence: Accountable for own work; willingly accepts responsibility for successes and failures; possess initiative to work independently and energetically. -Safety / Security: Actively promotes safety; personally, observes safety and security procedures; uses equipment and materials properly; investigates accidents professionally and efficiently.


-Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years old -Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or closely related field required. -Experience: Five (5) years of accounting experience, including 1-2 years in a supervisory role: preferably in governmental accounting. -Additional: Knowledge and experience with the Tyler Technologies: New World System is strongly desired. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES -Thorough knowledge of Government Accounting, Audit, Financial Reporting (GAAFR), Principles, Practices and Procedures. -Working knowledge of the inter-relationships among general ledgers, subsidiary ledger, and various government finance reporting requirements. -Knowledge of finance, budgeting, and cost control procedures. -Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare reports, statements and/or financial projections. -Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by internal customers. -Ability to work independently and solve problems comprehensively and effectively. -Ability to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple tasks. -Ability to handle cash and other securities. -Strong leadership skills -Excellent computer (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) skills; familiarity with integrated accounting systems (Payroll, GL, AP, budget). -Organized, attention to detail. -Willing to learn present and new computerized accounting procedures -Strong communication and people skills -Effectively meet and deal with the public -Communicate effectively verbally and in writing -Read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language -Accurately record and maintain records -Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, District officials, and the public -Bondable. -Must have and maintain a valid Class D Illinois driver’s license.


$64,183.00- $77,020.00 DOQ. This role is Full Time with benefits; including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).


Normal operating hours of 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Monday-Friday.

Application Procedure: Apply Online Only


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 Forest Preserve District of Kane County


Amy Sarro

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Under the direction of the Systems Support Manager, responsible for the support of all informtion system resources including but not limited to computers, networks, telephones, cell phones, and peripherals. Support the implementation of information systems and telecommunication technologies. Tasks include end user support, license tracking, documentation, PC maintenenace and repair, upgrades and configurations.

Associate degree in related field with one or two years of full time computer experience supporting Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office products on desktop/laptop PCs or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position.

Microsoft Certification a plus!

Working knowledge of Microsoft Window and Microsoft Office products.
Working knowledge of iOS and Windows Server a plus.
Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
Experience troubleshooting hardware, software and printer related issues.
Experience installing software, patches, and updates desktop and laptops and troubleshooting basic network issues.
Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
Ability to work responsbily with minimal supervision.

Generally 10am to 6:30pm, Monday through Friday. Durring summer months, a combination of weekdays and Saturday. Hours could be adjusted based on the needs of the organization. Due to the nature of this position it is sometimes necessary to work additional hours and weekends as the park district operates 7 days a week.

FLSA: This is a full time, year round, hourly, non-exempt position.

BENEFITS INCLUDE: Health, medical and dental plans and IMRF retirement fund. Free use of Lifestyles Fitness Center and Pelican Harbor Aquatic Complex and discounts on programs.

Please include resume with application.

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 Bolingbrook Park District


Bill Oetzel

 Closing Date

January 08, 2023


Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), located just north of Chicago, has been providing recreational programs and services to individuals with disabilities since 1972. Today we serve over 1,300 children and adults in more than 600 programs, trips, and special events each year within our seven member districts:

Des Plaines Park District – Golf-Maine Park District – Morton Grove Park District – Niles Park District – Park Ridge Park District –Skokie Park District – Village of Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation

M-NASR is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a full-time Recreation Specialist for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. This position is responsible for the implementation and development of leisure services for individuals with disabilities, with an emphasis on the adult population. This position will also assist with coordinating and planning Special Olympics Programs.

In exchange for outstanding skills, M-NASR is offering a starting salary of $45,000. Employees also receive a comprehensive benefits package including generous medical, dental, and vision plans; IMRF pension; optional 457 deferred compensation; paid time off including vacation, sick, and personal time; free personal fitness membership to one of the seven member park districts we serve; and the opportunity for 12 work from home days a year. This is a full-time, exempt position with hours that fluctuate to accommodate evening or weekend programs or meetings.

Essential Job Functions Include:

• Coordinate tournaments and state competitions for Special Olympics Programs • Implement and assist recreation programs and seasonal sport schedules for adults with intellectual disabilities by lesson planning, behavior management, equipment gathering and preparation, and program budgeting • Provide program leadership and supervision within all of M-NASR’s service areas • Support participant’s emotional and physical needs with lifting, transferring, and personal care • Transport participants with varying abilities using agency vehicles • Coordinate participant registrations with group homes and residential facilities • Assist with agency-wide and Foundation special events • Advocate for community access to recreation opportunities • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school plus knowledge and/or training in Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education, Adaptive Physical Education or related field. • Knowledge and understanding of recreational needs of persons with disabilities. • Ability to complete the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or comparable certification within six (6) months of employment. • Complete First Aid/CPR, AED, and other certifications as required within six (6) months of employment.
• A valid Driver’s License, class “D”, is required.

To join our team, candidates can email a resume and cover letter to Human Resources:

For more information please visit: M-NASR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation


Keli Stonitsch

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting $45,000 DOQ

Join the Park District of Forest Park's Growing Team - Where staff say "Everyday is a walk in the Park!!"

Are you good with people?

Do you have good, yet under utilized management skills?

Do you have lots of ideas that are not heard?

Are you looking to work in an environment where everyone has a seat at the table?

The Park District of Forest Park needs you!

The Park District of Forest Park is a small park district serving the richly diverse Village of Forest Park community. There are approximately 14,000 residents. The park district is a vital agency to the community's residents, offering space for recreation, sports, and many entertaining special events. Our facilities include an aquatic center (a pool and splash pad), world-class softball fields, a multipurpose soccer field, tennis/pickleball courts, a recreation center, an outdoor fitness court, playgrounds, and much more. With only 12 full-time staff, everyone is essential to the agency's success.

As a team, the Recreation Department shares the responsibilities for planning, coordinating, and budgeting in the following areas - Programming, Special Events, Fitness Center, Camps, Aquatics and Concessions.

A Bachelor's Degree is required.

Experience in operating recreation programs and facilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience will ensure success in this position.

Valid drivers license required.

Position is a non-exempt full-time year-round salary position. District offers a benefit package which includes 100% paid family medical and dental. It also includes IMRF pension, vacation, holiday and sick time. Position may include evening, weekends and holidays.

Benefits: • Health insurance (HMO), with no employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents. • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents, with no employee contribution. • Free employee assistant plan (EAP) for everyone in household or on insurance plan. • Pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund: employee contribution of approximately 4.5%, employer contribution 17%. • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 11 holidays. • Free use of the fitness center and water park. • Free rental of space (one per year) • Free registration for all Park District non-contractual programs for employees and employees’ immediate family.(includes summer camp) • Educational opportunities, including tuition reimbursement and professional memberships and certifications.

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 Park District of Forest Park


Jeff Murphy

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


SUMMARY The Facility Maintenance II position is responsible for routine facility functions such as cleanliness, room set-ups, maintenance, safety, sanitation, HVAC mechanical equipment operation, security, and facility appearance. A major job responsibility for this position will be the maintenance, repairs, and improvements of the outdoor aquatics facility. A broad spectrum of hand and power tools will be used in a wide variety of facility and equipment repairs.

QUALIFICATIONS * A high school graduate plus three (3) years’ experience at Vernon Hills Park District or five (5) years’ experience at another agency in a similar position. * A valid Illinois State Drivers License (class C) is required, with a safe driving record. * Five (5) years’ experience in the building trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and commercial outdoor/indoor aquatics) or other trades as approved by Superintendent of Parks. * Accredited course work (AHRI) Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration is preferred. * Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operators (AFO) certification is required. * CPR and AED Certification within six months of employment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Essential Job Functions 1. This position’s work schedule will be 40 hour per/week with occasional overtime. 2. Supervise Facility Maintenance I, Custodial Staff, and seasonal maintenance staff when the Facilities Foreman is not available. 3. Complete facility repairs such as carpentry, painting, HVAC preventative maintenance, plumbing, and electric. 4. Assign or complete work orders and sign off as complete and return/communicate with supervisor. 5. In season, daily maintenance of outdoor aquatic facility. 6. Properly monitor and adjust pool chemical requirements for safe aquatic operations, backwash and clean filters. 7. Daily, non-custodial, maintenance of all childcare rooms, meeting rooms, hallways, offices, fitness center, showers, restrooms, locker rooms, kitchen, mechanical room and entrances. 8. Maintain inventory of all maintenance equipment, tools and supplies. 9. Prepare buildings to meet seasonal requirements such as cleaning gutters, maintaining heating and cooling systems, and shut down/winterize of outdoor aquatic center. 10. Remove snow and ice from sidewalks and entryways and apply snow-melting materials as needed. 11. Assist Parks Department as needed with parking lot snow removal by driving/operating snow plow truck 12. Removal of trash and recycling from in and around the building daily or as necessary. 13. Perform basic grounds clean up as necessary. 14. Perform, inspect, and update all facility preventative maintenance duties. 15. Responsible for troubleshooting issues at facilities and repairing or contacting contractors. 16. Assist supervisor with bid documents, contracts, and agreements. 17. Assist supervisor with budgetary information and input.. 18. Must be able to perform duties of Facility Maintenance 1 and Custodial Staff when those staff are absent

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 Vernon Hills Park District


Shona Hedke

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled