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 $19.00-$20.00/hour DOQ

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The Geneva Park District is seeking an energetic and highly motivated professional to fill the role of Full-Time SPRC Building Custodian (Weekdays 2-10pm). Reporting to the Aquatics & Facility Manager, you will perform maintenance tasks which include, but are not limited to, cleaning and security of the Stephen D. Persinger Recreation Center. This includes repairs and improvements to the interior and exterior of these facilities and grounds.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates should possess a high school education and knowledge toward repairs and maintenance of facilities and grounds.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance, Participation in the IMRF pension fund, Free/Discounted use of Park District programs and facilities.

HOURS & SALARY: This full-time position requires 40 hours per week, with a scheduled work week of Monday-Friday with working hours of 2:00-10:00pm; may also be scheduled for particular weekend hours based on facility & event needs. Target hiring range is $19-$20/hour, dependent on qualifications.

APPLICATION: Qualified applicants should submit an employment application online at www.genevaparks.org. Full job description is available within application.

QUESTIONS: Contact Joey Kalwat, Aquatics & Facility Manager, at JKalwat@genevaparks.com or (630) 232-4501.

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 Geneva Park District

 Contact

Joey Kalwat
(630) 262-2203
JKalwat@genevaparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,069 + DOQ + Benefits

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OVERVIEW

The Arlington Heights Park District (AHPD) is a public park and recreation agency located in Arlington Heights, Illinois—the largest community in Chicago's prestigious northwest suburban corridor. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing fun, accessible and impactful recreation and facilities for every age and season. However you choose to recreate, we have something for you. We aim to serve everyone equally and fairly across our 22 facilities—including five community centers with outdoor pools, Arlington Ridge Center, two tennis clubs, two public golf clubs, Lake Arlington, Arlington Heights Historical Museum and Senior Center—and 58 parks across 716 acres of land. In our 95-year history we have earned multiple distinctions recognizing our high-quality standards of excellence, including three National Gold Medal Awards, maintaining a Moody’s AAA bond rating for nine years and receiving multiple awards for fiscal responsibility.

GENERAL PARKS AND PLANNING INFORMATION

The Park District’s 716 acres and 22 buildings are maintained by the staff in the Parks and Planning Department. The grounds department, comprised of 14 full-time employees, maintains the 58 parks with 48 tennis courts, 16 pickle ball courts, 21 soccer fields, 42 baseball/softball fields, 31 basketball courts and 22 miles of paved walking and biking paths. The trades department, comprised of 10 full time staff, is dedicated to their trade responsibilities of HVAC, pool maintenance, fleet, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. The grounds department, comprised of 11 full time staff, is dedicated to the landscape maintenance, turf maintenance, plant installations, irrigation, athletic fields, playground and other outdoor facility maintenance, and special event support. While each team has their own dedicated responsibilities, they also work together across disciplines to provide quality and efficient service and repairs. Staff work cooperatively to deliver fun and safe special events like the Memorial Day parade and ceremony, 4th of July parade and Frontier Days Festival, and the holiday tree lighting and display at North School Park.

JOB SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Join the parks department and become part of the team that provides opportunities for members of the Arlington Heights community to enjoy the many programs and services available through the Arlington Heights Park District!! The General Parks – Operations position performs a variety of parks operational assignments. Parks duties may include mowing, athletic fields, trash collection, snow removal, landscaping, tree removals, special events and general maintenance and repair projects.

BENEFITS WE OFFER

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision coverage Life Insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage) IMRF Defined Benefit Pension Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) 457 and ROTH 457 Defined Contribution Plans Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off (sick, vacation and Floating Holidays) Credit Union Park District facility and program discounts

Please visit www.ahpd.org/jobs to apply

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 Arlington Heights Park District

 Contact

Matt Turinsky
847-577-3018
mturinsky@ahpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $75,370 + DOQ + Benefits

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OVERVIEW

The Arlington Heights Park District (AHPD) is a public park and recreation agency located in Arlington Heights, Illinois—the largest community in Chicago's prestigious northwest suburban corridor. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing fun, accessible and impactful recreation and facilities for every age and season. However you choose to recreate, we have something for you. We aim to serve everyone equally and fairly across our 22 facilities—including five community centers with outdoor pools, Arlington Ridge Center, two tennis clubs, two public golf clubs, Lake Arlington, Arlington Heights Historical Museum and Senior Center—and 58 parks across 716 acres of land. In our 95-year history we have earned multiple distinctions recognizing our high-quality standards of excellence, including three National Gold Medal Awards, maintaining a Moody’s AAA bond rating for nine years and receiving multiple awards for fiscal responsibility.

GENERAL PARKS AND PLANNING INFORMATION

The Park District’s 716 acres and 22 buildings are maintained by the staff in the Parks and Planning Department. The grounds department, comprised of 14 full-time employees, maintains the 58 parks with 48 tennis courts, 16 pickle ball courts, 21 soccer fields, 42 baseball/softball fields, 31 basketball courts and 22 miles of paved walking and biking paths. The trades department, comprised of 10 full time staff, is dedicated to their trade responsibilities of HVAC, pool maintenance, fleet, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. The grounds department, comprised of 11 full time staff, is dedicated to the landscape maintenance, turf maintenance, plant installations, irrigation, athletic fields, playground and other outdoor facility maintenance, and special event support. While each team has their own dedicated responsibilities, they also work together across disciplines to provide quality and efficient service and repairs. Staff work cooperatively to deliver fun and safe special events like the Memorial Day parade and ceremony, 4th of July parade and Frontier Days Festival, and the holiday tree lighting and display at North School Park.

JOB SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Join the Parks Department and become part of the team that provides opportunities for members of the Arlington Heights community to enjoy the many programs and services available through the Arlington Heights Park District! The Operations Supervisor Grounds will be responsible for the management and oversight for the daily, cyclical and routine duties and projects of their assigned area, including operations related to horticulture, grounds, landscaping, athletic fields, playgrounds, outdoor facility maintenance and special event support.

BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision coverage Life Insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage) IMRF Defined Benefit Pension Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) 457 and ROTH 457 Defined Contribution Plans Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off (sick, vacation and Floating Holidays) Credit Union Park District facility and program discounts

Please visit www.ahpd.org/jobs to apply. Please include a resume and cover letter.

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 Arlington Heights Park District

 Contact

Matt Turinsky
847-577-3018
mturinsky@ahpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000 - $55,000

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The Forge: Lemont Quarries is looking for a Marketing Content Coordinator to join the Marketing and Community Team. We are seeking a collaborative team member who has a passion for marketing and capturing creative content. The Marketing Content Coordinator will work closely with the Marketing & Community Director to ensure the successful execution of marketing efforts.

The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker with strong strategic and analytical skills, and a robust understanding of brand strategy. They will be highly organized and energetic, with the ability to work independently. They will have a growth mindset and an enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced environment.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversee day-to-day management of all digital platforms, including content creation, organization, scheduling, and engagement. Analyze and track campaign performance to understand the behaviors of our ICPs. Capture in-park content, including videos and images, to use throughout the park's integrated marketing campaign. Administration of in-park marketing campaigns including upsell opportunities, customer retention programs, and signage. Coordinate partnerships with other like-minded organizations and influencers to help grow our social reach. Provide relationship management support with third-party marketing teams. Support with community efforts, including off-site event activations Remain informed of marketing trends and find new opportunities to optimize marketing efforts to grow and retain our customer base with an emphasis on diversification. Marketing project management including timelines, schedules and task lists for campaigns and initiatives. Other duties as assigned to support the Exhilarate, Entertainment, and Education departments

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

BA/BS or relevant experience. Minimum of two years of professional experience in marketing Super-freakin-awesome communication skills. Seriously, you must possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Experience in either Adobe Creative Suite or similar software preferred Artistic eye for imagery and videos This position is a hybrid position (remote & on-site) Ability to work weekend and evening hours You need to be well-versed in modern computing platforms and be proficient in using Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Experience with Hubspot is a plus.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Brad Donati at brad@theforgeparks.com

A WORD OR TWO ABOUT OUR CULTURE

The Forge: Lemont Quarries is the premier destination for authentic outdoor recreation in Chicagoland. Our vision is to exhilarate, entertain, and educate our guests while holding ourselves to keeping our promises to restore and preserve the natural environment of our park, to deliver innovative and one-of-a-kind recreational experiences, to provide engagement through state-of-the-art facilities, and to foster a communal commitment to mental and physical well-being.

Our park is a unique public/private social enterprise that provides engaging recreational activities for adventurers of all kinds. From ropes courses, ziplines, and rock-climbing towers, to running, mountain biking, and hiking trails, our parks seek to provide a community-focused, authentic outdoor experience for urban and suburban areas.

Our team and our patrons are deeply dedicated to the promotion of an active, outdoor lifestyle. Our park is designed and purpose-built to engage all levels of participants through activity passes, instruction, food & beverage programming as well as its festivals, races, and other outdoor events.

We are an open, inclusive workplace and welcome applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity, and world views.

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 The Forge: Lemont Quarries

 Contact

Brad Donati
6303063349
brad@theforgeparks.com

 Closing Date

June 4, 2022

 $48,000-$60,000

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Washington is located 8 miles east of Peoria, Illinois. Our community of approximately 18,000 people shows great support for our parks, programs, and facilities. We have 5 highly engaged elected commissioners and have great relationships with our school districts, businesses and city. Come experience what “Small Town….BIG FUN” is all about.

Job Description Position: Recreation Manager https://www.washingtonparkdistrict.com/about-us/employment

Summary: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Recreation Manager shall plan, organize, supervise and coordinate all work activities of the Recreation Department including the recreation facility, gymnasium, in-house and contractual recreation programs and services, and numerous special events. Additional areas of responsibility could include the Washington Park Pool.

The Recreation Manager is a full-time exempt employee expected to work up to and sometimes exceeding 40 hours/week. General work hours take place Monday through Friday, 8am through 6pm but some evening and weekend hours are expected due to the nature of the events under the Manager’s direction.

Qualifications: Applicant must be 18 years or older and have a college degree in recreation or related field. Successful candidates should have 3 years experience in recreation program management and/or facility management. The individual should possess friendly and effective interpersonal, written, verbal and telephone communication skills. Individual must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications and able to learn other software packages. The individual should have experience with budgeting, management and the coordination of large scale special events along with social media management. Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred. The individual must have a valid class D driver’s license. First Aid and CPR certification is preferred or will need to be obtained after hire.

Benefits: The Washington Park District is happy to offer paid vacation time, paid time off for holidays, and an excellent health, dental, and vision plan. Park program benefits apply. This position will also participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director

Essential Functions: Administration:  Administer the operations of the Recreation Department in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Commissioners and the Executive Director of Parks and Recreation.  Conduct Recreation Committee meetings to review program cost analysis and discuss present and newly offered recreation programs.  Provide and administer a diversified program of activities to meet the needs and interests of the Park District residents including all age categories.  Maintain required records of departmental activities, services, personnel, and facilities.  Evaluate and monitor all recreation services and facilities to insure quality programming.

Finance:  Prepare and administer annual recreation department budget.  Review all Recreation Department invoices and follow expenditure procedures.

Communications:  Inform the Executive Director and the other staff members of all pertinent matters.  Communicate with other departments to assure maximum utilization of available resources and to insure harmonious working relationships.  Coordinate safety training and certification

Personnel:  Assist the Executive Director in all recruiting, hiring, training and evaluating of all full-time and part-time personnel for the Recreation Department.  Supervise all personnel of the Recreation Department.  Conduct staff meetings with all Recreation Department staff and conduct meetings with the Marketing Manager.

Planning:  Recommend and substantiate equipment and capital improvement needs for the Recreation Department to the Director.  Prepare, administer, and monitor the completion of annual department goals & objectives.

Special Facilities:  Manage the operations of the Recreation Facility, Washington Park Pool and any other recreational facilities owned and operated by the Washington Park District.  Oversee and coordinate the scheduling and rental operations of the recreation facility.

Safety Program:  Understand the Park District’s safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow-through on all accident reports, emergency procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities or conditions, and the conduct of any employee under their supervision. Report all incidents and potential hazards to the safety committee as soon as possible.

Marginal Functions:  Assist with the preparation of annual reports for facilities including the recreation facility and Washington Park Pool.  Assist with marketing program to promote and educate the community regarding recreation and leisure opportunities including seasonal brochures, flyers, news releases etc.  Request and manage any Certificates of Insurance from vendors, corporations and individuals as needed.  Attend Washington Park District Board meetings and any other community meetings as necessary.  Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.  Complete any other task related to and beneficial to the Washington Park District as requested by the Executive Director.

Physical Requirements:  Ability to operate Park District vehicles.  Handling Park District materials up to 50 pounds. Assistance will be provided when necessary.

Cognitive Considerations:  Resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons and employees.  The Recreation Manager must exhibit good problem solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.  May be exposed to elements when driving to meetings or when assisting workers with outdoor functions. Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

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 Washington Park District

 Contact

Brian Tibbs
(309) 444-9413
btibbs@washingtonparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

June 13, 2022