The Northbrook Park District is seeking an Athletic Field Crew Leader. This is a full-time, year-round position with work being outdoors. Position offers a full benefits package and enrollment in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).
The Crew Leader trains and leads our seasonal maintenance staff, while assisting them with performing maintenance work on our outdoor athletic fields.
Position is 40 hours a week, 7am – 3pm. Schedule from March through November is Tuesday – Saturday, with the remaining months being Monday – Friday.
Must be available for paid on-call duty and possible callback hours to be paid at an overtime rate. May be asked to work flexible schedules, including evenings, weekends, early mornings and overtime as necessary.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Position trains and leads the day-to-day task performance of seasonal staff in athletic field maintenance duties in order to maintain outdoor athletic facilities and parks. This includes preparing outdoor athletic fields for use, to include, but not limited to, fence and goal post installation and dragging and chalking the fields. Position inspects fields and parks for potential hazards and to determine field conditions for playability, taking corrective action as needed, which may include performing repair work.
Position also performs general grounds maintenance, such as mowing, planting and application of chemical substances to stimulate growth or control weeds and pests. Position utilizes automotive equipment, such pickup trucks with trailer attachments and small dump trucks and tractors, as well as a variety of hand and power tools.
During the off-season, position constructs and maintains ice surfaces at outdoor ice rinks and operates trucks and other equipment for the removal of snow from roads, parking lots and walkways.
Completion of four (4) years of high school or equivalent, including two (2) years of experience in athletic field maintenance, general grounds maintenance or turf management.
Must possess a valid Illinois Class D Driver’s License and possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Illinois Pesticide Operators License within three months of hire. Valid Illinois Driver’s License Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is desired, but not required.
Must be able to operate tools and equipment. Must have the ability to work independently and efficiently without direct supervision and able to communicate effectively and follow instructions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed mainly outdoors, where there is exposure to dust, heat and to cold. Frequently required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to walk; sit; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and smell. Frequently lifts and/or moves up to more than 50 pounds; allow and encourage use of mechanical or manual assists for lifting above 40 lbs. as a guideline. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate equipment. Frequent work near moving mechanical parts and frequent exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration
Position is open until filled. To apply, complete an online application at nbparks.org/jobs.
This individual is a key member of our leadership team who is responsible for the financial and administrative functions of the DeKalb Park District, including accounts payable, cash receipts, general ledger, record keeping, budget development, external financial reporting, internal audit controls, and development of the annual audit. Supervises the Human Resource and payroll functions. Serves as a liaison to the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA). Assists in coordination of the District’s Information Technology (IT) resources through internal oversight and partnerships with third party IT providers.
Interested candidates can review the job description and apply online at:
General Description: Braemar Dance Center, part of the Frankfort Square Park District, offers dance classes for students ages 3 to adult. The Dance Instructor is responsible for the teaching of assigned and agreed upon dance classes. The Dance Instructor will obtain class rosters for assigned classes and take attendance each class meeting. The qualified Dance Instructor will teach across multiple disciples and skill levels; helps develop, demonstrate and teach class participants at weekly classes. The Dance Instructor will also be responsible for choreographing a routine for their assigned classes to Show Case at the end of the year.
Hours and schedule: The Dance Instructor will work on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with flexibility in their schedule to help sub if needed. Additional hours may be available. Job shadowing would begin in November with the winter spring session beginning in early January.
Requirements: Candidates must have at least 1 year of experience leading and teaching dance classes. Preference will be given to candidates that hold an associate’s degree or higher. Potential candidates must have experience in Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre or Tap. Please specify what styles of dance you are qualified to teach on your application.
The Frankfort Square Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
GENERAL PURPOSE: Under the supervisor of the Executive Director, the Mayfair Recreation and Banquet Manager coordinates the use of the Mayfair Center Recreation Facility as well as the use of the parks for recreational programs. Responsible for planning, budgeting, organizing, coordination and administration of all Mayfair Center activities which include (but are not limited to) banquets, fitness center, fitness classes, adult softball, dance and the indoor playground. This includes the supervision of a full-time Banquet and Marketing Coordinator as well as part-time customer service representatives.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under and reports to the Executive Director.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Responsible for the hiring and supervising of all part-time recreation staff, special interest instructors, seasonal employees and volunteers.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in recreation or a closely related field. Three years related experience including community center use; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration;
Considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program; Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment; Skill in First Aid and CPR.
Ability to coordinate varied activities involved in a community recreation program.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public;
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Provide leadership for the competitive team program including participant and community relations, instructing patrons, overseeing safety and supervision of competitive staff. This position will serve as one of the head coaches of the Girls GIJO Gymnastics program.
Supervise team practices and staff while supporting the gymnastics program supervisor. Provide proper training by instructing staff on gym policies and class management. Supervise competitive instructors, monitor daily activities, ensure ratios are met and staff is at their potential. In collaboration with head coaches plan, prepare and supervise weekly, monthly and annual team practices and competition schedules. Lead training and development of all levels of the gymnastics on the team as well as support recreation classes. Enforce proper spotting techniques, skill progressions and development. Direct and assist in daily upkeep of the gymnastics facility; including cleaning and proper storage of equipment after practices. Attend and supervise gymnasts at gymnastics competitions and assign assistant coaches. Check equipment and gym regularly to ensure a safe environment for participants. Attend continuing education meetings, coaching seminars and workshops. Act as a liaison to parents while implementing program policies and information.
Experience in competitive gymnastics program as a coach or programmer. Ability to plan, organize, direct, lead and troubleshoot daily operations, services and safety of the public, team programs. Current USA Gymnastics Safety Certification and Professional Membership preferred. Current AAU/USAG Coaching Certification preferred but not required.
Daytime office hours, evening coaching hours (M-TH and Saturdays), weekend competitions.