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Due to an internal promotion, the Skokie Park District is hiring for the Weber Center Facility Manager! Reporting to the Superintendent of Recreation, the Weber Center Manager will be responsible for the operation and management of the Weber Leisure Center and Fitness First, including facility scheduling, budgeting, planning, marketing, hiring and supervision of staff and facility programming. The Weber Leisure Center Manager will utilize all available resources of the District and its staff to ensure a smooth and effective delivery of services, and will carry out the established policies of the Skokie Park District. Some essential duties include:
• Administers, develops, coordinates, implements, promotes, and evaluates the District's fitness programming, Weber Center recreational programming and special events. To accomplish this, the Weber Leisure Center Manager will utilize all the available resources and constantly seek additional ways to expand and improve programs and promotions for the Weber Leisure Center and Fitness First.
• Responsible for the overall operation and management of the Weber Leisure Center and Fitness First including staff, programs, rentals, office, maintenance, security, heating and cooling and cleanliness.
• Responsible for developing all related facility/program budgets, monthly reports, participation records and financial reports. Reviews monthly budget reports.
• Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision, scheduling, payroll and evaluation of the Fitness First Manager, Weber Center Recreation Supervisor, Rental Coordinator, Custodial Supervisors and part-time maintenance staff.
• Proofs and approves Weber Center reports, invoice transmittals, new hire paperwork and purchase requisitions submitted by Weber and Fitness First staff.
• Approves and submits payroll for full and part-time Weber Center and Fitness First staff.
• Plans, organizes, and administers an annual staff training for full and part-time Weber Center and Fitness First staff.
• Purchases program supplies, services and equipment including Fitness First facility machines. Keeps an up-to-date inventory of materials and supplies.
• Prepares bids for capital projects.
• Enforces and ensures that policies, procedures and work rules are being followed by staff.
• Works closely with other District staff in order to provide a coordinated programming effort particularly as it relates to school usage agreements, camp accreditation, program registration policies and procedures.
• Programs specific special events throughout the year that relate to the Weber Leisure Center and Fitness First.
• Serves as an active member of the Safety Committee, IPLAN Committee and Trends Task Force Committee.
• On a rotational basis serves as ACA (American Camping Association) Coordinator.
• Ensures that the Weber Center and Fitness First meet the District's safety and cleanliness standards. Reviews monthly facility inspection reports and takes appropriate action when needed.
• Assist with planning, coordination and operation of District-wide festivals and special events including Skokie Festival of Cultures, Fourth of July, Backlot Bash and other special events.
• Schedules and coordinates the maintenance of facility equipment and building repairs by processing work requests or contracting with outside vendors for work and services to be performed.
• Maintains inventory of facility supplies and equipment and orders new supplies and equipment as needed following appropriate District purchasing guidelines and procedures.
• Responsible for the development and implementation of the Weber Center Operations Plan and Manual.
• Attends community special event planning meetings.
Who we're looking for: An enthusiastic individual with a passion for recreation and a great team player. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation, Sports Management or related field. Must have at least four years of progressive experience in facility management and recreation programming. Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.
Benefits: In exchange for your talent we offer competitive benefits including:
• BCBSIL Health Insurance (PPO and HMO Options Available)
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance (Paid for by the Park District up to 2.5x your annual salary)
• Pension Plan (IMRF)
• Short Term Disability (IMRF)
• Employee Assistance Program
• Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick)
• Paid Parental Leave
• Facility Usage Benefits (gym membership, golf memberships, program discounts, etc.)
Complete your application with cover letter and resume here: https://secure6.saashr.com/ta/6180292.careers?ShowJob=486941928
The Skokie Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Facility & Aquatics Maintenance Supervisor
Position Type: Full-time: Non-Exempt: Hourly
Start Date: 04/03/2023
Salary Range: $49,419.42 - $61,771.78/ DOQ
Benefits: IMRF Pension, PTO, District Discounts, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Group Life Insurance
Perform a variety of skilled maintenance activities to support the District’s facilities such as Community Center, Dunbar Recreation Center, Golf Club, Regent Center, Kracklauer Dance Studio, indoor pool, outdoor Spray Park, Barefoot Bay (outdoor aquatic facility), and Diamond Lake Beach.
Qualifications – Education, Experience and Training
Must be knowledgeable in the areas of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical maintenance, carpentry and general maintenance. Minimum high school graduate or general education degree required with formal or trade school studies related to building maintenance desired. Five (5) years in the building maintenance and/or construction fields with at least three (3) years in a supervisory position. Experience with custodial services or the equivalent in custodial service in other institutions and/or firms. CPR, First Aid and AED Certification required within six months of employment. Electrical license, HVAC certificate and/or plumber’s license recommended. Three (3) years’ experience in the care, maintenance and repair of both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, waterslides and aquatic equipment recommended. Must possess a Pool/Spa Operator certification, (CPO), through the National Swimming Pool Foundation or an Aquatic Facility Operator certification. Valid State of Illinois driver’s license, CDL Class B.
Duties and Responsibilities
A. Essential Functions
• Operation, repair, preventative maintenance, and maintenance of swimming pools, equipment, and facilities. Monitor pool functions to include reading gauges, graphs, meters and control panels to ensure water quality. Building maintenance practices and custodial methods and supplies.
• The basic operation of pumps and pool purification, high pressure blowers, and pneumatic cylinders. Operate pool chlorination and filtration systems.
• Repair pumps, small & large motors, boilers, pipes and valves; repair pool-filtering equipment including water pumps, chemical dispenser systems and chlorine chlorinators.
• Maintain and repair water slides, diving board, public address systems, surrounding pool areas and decks. Maintain water f features, spray pads to include proper mechanical operation.
• Maintain whirlpool and sauna.
• Maintain the sand, buoys, chairs, and shade structures at Diamond Lake Beach.
• Keep abreast off all pertinent safety procedures and OSHA standards, hazards and safety precautions applicable to pool maintenance.
• Vacuuming and clean swimming pools, backwash filters, clean restrooms facilities, and pool equipment rooms. Perform other related duties as assigned.
• Responsible for the purchasing of materials, equipment and general services.
• Plan, coordinate and supervise work with outside contractors.
• Administer the annual budget for building.
• Recruit, interview, hire, train and evaluate seasonal and/or year-round part-time staff.
• Review employee work hours to verify accuracy and approve payroll.
• Responsible for aquatic related quality control.
• Inspect aquatic facilities (Barefoot Bay, Spray Park, Indoor Pool and Diamond Lake) and work areas to eliminate deficiencies and improve facilities.
• Coordinates Hazcom Standard compliance activities.
• Conduct preventative maintenance on all aquatic facilities equipment and document a preventative maintenance schedule.
• Assist with fire and alarm system inspections and repairs.
• Maintain the Community Center facility in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness and safety. Conducts an ongoing program of general maintenance, upkeep, and repair.
• Cleans and maintains all boilers and other major equipment.
• Participates in painting and general repairs to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, windows and general mechanical work.
• Is responsible for regulating heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures appropriate to the season and to ensure economical usage of fuel, water and electricity.
• Supervise and lead volunteers, community service workers and seasonal staff. Performs emergency repair services as necessary.
• Orders and receives supplies and equipment and maintains necessary inventories.
• Responsible for the setting up and tearing down of equipment during special events, meetings, program classes.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blue prints, electrical schematics, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Assist with other duties as assigned in other areas/divisions such as snow plowing, painting, building maintenance.
• Ability to communicate (speak) effectively to workers, contractors, facility staff and public. Perform other related duties as assigned
JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Westchester Park District: Recreation Supervisor – Aquatics/General Recreation (Full-Time, Exempt)
JOB SUMMARY Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation and Marketing. The Recreation Supervisor position is responsible for all aquatic programs, facility operations, special events and general recreation programs (including performing arts). In addition, this position requires a strong ability to manage a team, be self-motivated, possess good time management skills, and the ability to relate and motivate all team members and clients. The Recreation Supervisor is on call as needed. This is an at-will position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Employee is responsible for the supervision and operation of the aquatic center including, but not limited to staffing, training, certification, programming, scheduling, monitoring, budgeting, financial tracking, and facility and equipment maintenance. Employee must be able to coach, lead and implement the District’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values into the daily operations of the aquatic center. Employee is responsible for aquatic and general recreation equipment plan, including but not limited to purchasing, equipment replacement, equipment enhancements, and equipment maintenance. Employee is responsible for all equipment and supplies associated with the aquatic center and programing. Employee must promote (and encourage staff to promote) the Westchester Park District programs, special events, and services. Employee must be able to organize, plan, schedule, manage and execute all functions of their area of responsibility.
*First Aid, AED, and CPR Certification or able to obtain certification within the first 3 months of employment *American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor or able to obtain the certification within first 3 months of employment *Food Service Certification or ability to obtain the certification within the first 3 months of employment *Certified Pool Opererator or Aquatic Facility Operator Certification or able to obtain certificaiton within the first 3 months of employment
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full time exempt (salary) position. Hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm with evening and weekend hours as needed.
BENEFITS: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Dental Coverage • Prescription Coverage • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance (optional) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan (optional) • Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time • Professional Membership Dues • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.
Interested individuals, please send your cover letter and resume to Lianne Robinette at email@example.com
The Community House is excited to offer a professional internship to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation. This internship opportunity runs 8-13 consecutive weeks and usually starts a few weeks before the start of our summer programs. Under the supervision and guidance of the Program Director and The Community House Recreation Supervisors, the Recreation intern will have the opportunity to expand their education. Interns are exposed to all areas of operations, from administration, budgeting, leadership, staff management, programming, special events, and facility/maintenance. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, to the following programs: Summer Day Camps, Leagues, Sports Camps, Art Programming, Special Events, Enrichment Camps, and Active Adult/Senior Programs. Please include resume and school requirements.
• Work in areas of program development, written and oral communication, budgeting, training/management of employees, evaluation of both programs & personnel, marketing and special events. • Experience registration software processes, financial reporting and brochure proofing. • Gain direct leadership experience by conducting programs and special events. • Plans, prepares and participates in recreation programs and special events. • Assists with the planning, set-up, execution and tear down of special events. • Responsible for the well-being, safety and care of children and youth attending programs. • Responsible for creating a fun and energetic environment for the program participants on a daily basis. • Work in a team-based environment supporting the Recreation Team. • Interact with guests, parents, and participants in a positive and professional manner, utilizing excellent guest service standards. • Maintain professional attitudes and relationships with parents, participants, and co-workers. • Adhere to The Community House rules and regulations including proper attire, safety procedures, and overall professionalism. • Participate in safety training and respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner. • Performs other duties as assigned.
• Be currently enrolled, or a recent graduate of a university or junior college pursuing or having completed a degree in Parks & Recreation, Youth Programming, Sports Management or similar field. • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. • 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 by hire date or be able to attend The Community House training to become certified).
Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 25-40 hours per week, including nights and weekends when needed. The schedule is usually Monday through Friday but may vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events.
Send Resume and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Performs unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance, custodial and repair work. Responsible for set-up and takedown of equipment for recreational areas for programs, activities, and meetings use. May be asked to work flexible schedules, including evenings, weekends, early mornings and overtime as necessary.
Pay: $20.00+ based on qualifications
Shift: 40 hours per week with opportunity for overtime. Saturday - Wednesday 1st and 2nd shift
Benefits: Position offers a FREE benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and enrollment in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Recreational benefits available at no cost or reduced cost including fitness center membership, recreational class registration, golf play, pool passes for you and family, batting cage access and more!
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform general maintenance and custodial duties at assigned area; sweep, dust, and mop floors; dust, polish and clean furniture; sanitize bathrooms and maintain conditions; empty trash, wash walls and windows; assist with deep cleaning tasks including window washing, stripping and waxing floors and carpet cleaning. Perform custodial activities on the outside grounds; picks up trash, litter, and debris. Conduct building inspections including, but not limited to, lights, doors and door hardware, window frames and glass, exterior roofs, gutters and downspouts, interior walls, floors and ceilings and stairs, railing and walks. Inspect, install and repair building components; install signage around the district. Paint indoor and outdoor building components and equipment. Perform varied carpentry work for facilities and grounds; construct storage spaces, cabinets, and shelves. Operate trucks and other equipment for the removal of snow and ice from roads, parking lots and walkways. Construct and maintain ice surfaces at our indoor and outdoor ice rinks. Attend and assist with special events and programs as needed. Purchase and store materials and supplies needed for maintenance and repair projects. Perform other duties as assigned.
Completion of four (4) years of high school or attainment of a GED, or graduation from a vocational school, including one (1) year of experience in maintenance repair or semi-skilled trades work. Ice rink operation and maintenance experience preferred. Operate and maintain heavy machinery/ice resurfacer Safe use of tools and equipment used for cleaning and building maintenance Utilize work order system to track and complete tasks Perform building alteration functions involving carpentry, and painting Utilize minor handyman repairs; recognize when a certified technician must be contacted for proper repairs Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Follow written instructions and schedules to properly assist with room set-up and takedown Possession of a valid Illinois Drivers License Pass the pulmonary functioning test and respirator fit test annually
The physical requirements 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 of the job.
Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Frequently required to walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and smell. Frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. Occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. Frequently lift and/or move up to and more than 50 pounds; employee is allowed and encouraged to use mechanical or manual assists for lifting above 40 lbs. as a guideline. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate equipment. Work is performed mainly in an indoor setting at an ice rink arena and shop and on the ice rink. Work may be performed with exposure to warm and/or cool temperatures and/or icy conditions for short or long periods of time. Position may be exposed to high noise level, fumes, dust or odors (such as paint), uneven ground or varying heights (work on roof, use of a ladder to work at heights greater than 20 feet). May walk on slippery surfaces. Works near or operates heavy machinery and/or equipment with vibrations and/or moving mechanical parts.