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 $15.00 - $17.00/hr

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The Assistant Golf Professional position is responsible for the day-to-day operations at the NaperbrookGolf Course, which include the planning, directing and overseeing the guest services, personnel training and management, tournament and outing coordination, retail merchandising and golf instruction programs. This position is under the direction of the Head Golf Professional.

Primary Responsibilities: Season Reserved Tee Time Program: Administers foursome weekend morning permanent tee time program. Communicates tee time availability, payment, weather delays and play restrictions, tee games and weekly results. Required to be present during tee times to ensure program’s success. Retail Merchandising: Orders, prices, presents and promotes golf shop merchandise. Provides product knowledge and training to golf shop sales associates to enhance customer relations, as well as achieve profit margin department goals. Instruction Programs: Administers and instructs programs for adults and juniors. Assumes the lead role in presentation of instruction for weekend adult beginner, women only, playing lesson with the pros and Golf 101 programs. Serves as PGA Junior League team captain and conducts weekly team practice and Saturday afternoon matches.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Monitor safety of golf patrons. Establish, support and maintain collaborative efforts with internal and external customers and organizations. Participate in budget planning by tracking and monitoring financial activities. Optimize traditional and alternative revenue sources available for programming objectives. Maintain golf shop inventory and driving range. Coordinate food & beverage operation and golf course facility rentals. Instruct golfers of different abilities. Prepare records regarding golf course programs, equipment, facilities, participation and operational records detailing attendance, waitlists, demographics, specific trends and other metrics. Assist in the establishment of a golf marketing plan for the park district’s program guides and assist in the design and development of flyers, posters, and brochures. Assist in developing a diversity of golf programs. Assist in managing the season reserved tee time program. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards. Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances.

Other Duties and Responsibilities: Speak to and participate in local groups and organizations to build positive rapport between the district and the community. Perform job responsibilities of the player assistant/Monitors pace of play. Perform job responsibilities of the cart/range attendant. Perform job responsibilities of the food service cashier.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrate excellent communication skills (i.e., professional ability to attend to customer needs). Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed. Excellent computer skills in common software. Knowledge of the principles, theory and philosophy of the golf services profession. Knowledge of the development and operations of golf course/facilities. Knowledge of the food and hospitality business. Excellent cash handling skills. CPR and AED certification required.

Education and Experience: Associate’s degree in Business, Recreation and Park Administration, Golf Course Management or related field. Minimum three (3) years of experience in golf instruction, operation and tournaments. Valid driver’s license. Member or Apprentice in good standing with PGA. Possession of, or ability to obtain, BASSETT certification within three (3) months of date of hire.

Special Considerations: Subject to modified/flexible work schedule during high volume work periods. Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions Occasional exposure to pesticides and exhaust fumes. Ability to lift light to medium weight (20-50 lbs.) objects.

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 Naperville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $87,136 - $$95,849 PER YEAR (DOQ)

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The Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s Human Resources Department is accepting applications for one (1) Director of Human Resources



HIRING SALARY RANGE: $87,136 - $$95,849 PER YEAR (DOQ)


APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 8, 2020 All candidates must apply on-line at:

POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and managing all functions and operations of the Human Resources department, including implementing HR policies and programs and all aspects of employee relations and development. This position will manage staffing and recruiting, organizational development, performance management, labor law compliance, training, unemployment, safety and wellness, loss control, workers’ compensation, recognition, compensation and benefits, and volunteer management.

ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES & FUNCTIONS Administration: • Develops District strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributes information, analysis, and recommendations to the Executive Director; establishes human resources objectives in line with the District’s goals and objectives. • Administers human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling and disciplining staff. • Prepares and manages the Human Resources’ department budget. • Guides management and employees actions by researching, developing, writing and updating policies, procedures, and guidelines; communicates and guides organizational values through coaching. • Administers processes related to District-wide employment activities such as recruitment, advertising, job posting, pre- and post-employment screening, reference checks, new employee orientations, hiring and terminations. • Administers the District’s safety and wellness program. • Administers the District’s volunteer resources program. • Administers the District’s HR/safety training program. • Administers the development and implementation of employee recognition programs. • Administers the employee benefit programs, including but not limited to, health insurance, employee assistance program and retirement plans. • Coordinates the District’s leadership training and professional coaching program. • Investigates and resolves employee relation issues. Assists in conflict resolution issues, as needed or requested. Assists in employee performance and development, disciplines and terminations. • Administers workers’ compensation program in conjunction with District’s risk management agency, PDRMA. • Serves as a secondary contact for the District’s liability/risk management for property, accident and employee injury claims. • Administers the District’s ID card access system and alarm panel permissions for all facilities. • Serves as the District’s ethics advisor in conjunction with the District’s legal counsel to ensure compliance with state law. • Serves as the District’s HIPAA compliance officer. • Coordinates unemployment claims, protest/appeal unwarranted claims and inappropriate IDES rulings. • Prepares human resource reports for review by the Executive Director and for presentation to the Commission. • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance. • Develops and maintains all personnel handbooks, forms and brochures. • Administers personnel files and records including maintenance of records within the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) database. Develops necessary reports. • Coordinates the development, review and revision of employee job descriptions. • Responds to inquiries and proactively communicates information regarding policies, procedures, benefits and programs. • Coordinates, updates and administers the job evaluation system. • Works with the District’s legal counsel on any personnel- or safety-related issues. • Participates in the development of District-wide policies and practices. • Responsible for other human resources and training applications as needed and required by the Executive Director and the Commission. • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations. • Administers the community service program. • Administers personnel information with the payroll division. • Develops the organizational structure of the department in accordance with professional standards and sound management techniques and principles, District policies and ordinances. • Plans, directs and implements programs, training, assignment, supervision, and discipline of all department members with the advice and consent of the Executive Director. • Hires, directs, manages, evaluates, promotes, disciplines and recommends such action for assigned personnel with the advice and consent of the Executive Director, following procedures established by the District and directs changes as needed • Provides professional and business advice on management decisions to Executive Director. • Works irregular hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays. • 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. • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the Employee Handbook. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Staff Supervision: • Volunteer Coordinator, Safety & Wellness Coordinator and Human Resources Generalist; carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Additional duties and functions may be essential.

QUALIFICATIONS • Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years of age • Education: Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related discipline. • Experience: Ten (10) years of progressively responsible human resources; five (5) years of senior-level management experience in human resources, preferably in a forest preserve or park district environment, or an equivalent combination of relevant education, experience and training. • Certifications/Licenses: SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP and/or SPHR/PHR certification a plus.

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 Forest Preserve District of Kane County


Betsy Scaletta

 Closing Date

April 8, 2020

 Salary Depends on Qualifications

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Job Summary:

Responsible for developing and implementing the District’s strategic marketing and public relations plans. This position also is responsible for managing the Front Office staff. The individual is responsible for the implementation of the District’s sponsorship and advertising programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for launch, execution, and evaluation of comprehensive marketing plans for programs and special events for Recreation, Parks, Planning & Development, Depot Museum, Hall Quarry Beach, New Horizons Preschool, and the District Memorial Program.
  • Develop and implement market research objectives via focus groups, needs analyses, attitude surveys and other methods to determine community needs and desires.
  • Establish, implement and monitor strategic positioning, branding and marketing strategies for the District.
  • Webmaster for the District which includes overseeing the technical aspects of the District website and Windmill City Festival website, such as construction and maintenance and also managing website content.
  • Overall responsibility for eight marketing and front-line office staff, which includes the hiring, training, coaching, evaluating and discipline.
  • Designated Spokesperson and FOIA officer for the District.
  • Assist with recruitment and disseminate information for vendor/exhibitor opportunities for select special events across the District.
  • Serves as District’s representative on one community organization Board of Directors.
  • Serves as staff liaison to the Batavia Parks Foundation, which includes attending all meetings and Foundation events as well as assisting with marketing needs.
  • Oversees the District’s Activities and Green Committees, including coordinating special recognition events and activities for both staff and volunteers.
  • Participates in facility committees and provides an aesthetic point of view for District facility initiatives and projects.
  • Source and recruit volunteers through various techniques, disseminate information about upcoming opportunities and events, and keep detailed records of volunteers’ contact information and interests.
  • Generate sponsorships and bartering opportunities for the District.
  • Develop and execute sponsorship proposals and letters of agreement.
  • Keep an accurate inventory of sponsorship agreements and fulfillment.
  • Develop a database of sales leads and maintain positive working relationships with current and prospective sponsors.
  • Measure return on investment of advertising and sponsorship initiatives.
  • Prepares, submits and oversees an annual budget for Marketing & Public Relations Department and Front Office.
  • Oversee and incorporate new social media development such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube/online videos to increase online visibility.
  • Plan and execute dedications, anniversaries and grand openings.
  • Produce content and ROI strategies for the District website by implementing tracking mechanisms to measure visibility and effectiveness.
  • Write, edit, proofread and disseminate news releases, feature stories and bylined articles for media, publications, Fun Guide, surveys, newsletters, annual reports, direct mail pieces, promotional collateral, and on hold messaging.
  • Responsible for all advertising placement and promotions.
  • Write copy and coordinate the design of direct mail campaigns, creative print ads, and persuasive promotions.
  • Perform all jobs and tasks within guidelines and rules of District’s safety program.

Education and Experience:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related field and five years of experience in the field of marketing and sales.
  • Prior management and supervisory experieince of staff is required.
  • Strong social media skills is required on various platforms along with having professional communication at all times.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • General computer skills including email, knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Content Management Systems for website maintenance.
  • Strong journalism/copywriting skills.
  • Experience in graphic design.
  • Experience in market research and survey design.
  • Considerable knowledge and history of success in marketing and sales techniques.
  • Experience in photography and videography.
  • Ability to develop and implement short and long-term goals and work plans for the department.
  • Management skills necessary to effectively plan, motivate, train, supervise and lead the work of staff.
  • Ability to represent the District in a professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, as necessary promoting positive and effective working relationships with staff and external customers.
  • Must be able to organize, prepare and present information effectively both verbally and in written form to groups and individuals.
  • Possess enthusiasm and drive with a desire to accomplish goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work independently in day to day operation, troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Proven ability in establishing priorities, time and project management.
  • Understands and anticipates customer’s needs as well as supports a customer service environment.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • This job is performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the Director of Marketing and Public Relations is regularly required to talk and hear and is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and, requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and special event supplies up to 35 pounds. A valid Illinois drivers license is also required for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Batavia Park District


Allison Niemela

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The Roselle Park District operates and manages over 158 acres of land in 16 parks, and offers approximately 276 recreational and seasonal programs. We provide a full range of activities and services year-round. Major recreation programs include athletics, music, cultural arts, dance, day camps, fitness, preschool, outdoor recreation, trips, and special events.

The Roselle Park District is looking for a summer Recreation Intern to join our team. The Recreation Intern reports to the Superintendent of Recreation and is responsible for working with the Recreation Department to assist with all types of projects, events, and programs. The internship provides a comprehensive experience of the District’s operations including programming and facility management in the areas of camps, aquatics, athletics, cultural arts, early childhood, fitness, special events, and more. Demonstrates commitment to the District’s Mission.

This will be a 12-week internship, Approx 40 hours per week. The pay will be $10 per hour.

Qualifications: • Currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Leisure Services, or a related field • Available to work flexible hours including some nights and weekends • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) • Valid Illinois Driver’s License • Current CPR/AED Certification or ability to obtain certification within the first three months of employment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Support District policies and procedures • Provide quality customer service; fielding questions, comments and concerns • Visit, observe and participate in various aspects of the agency’s facilities, programs, services, and operations • Assist with the planning and implementation/supervision of recreation programming, special events and facility operations • Observe and evaluate recreation programming, special events and facility operations • Coordinate and purchase supplies • Communicate any issues to the Superintendent of Recreation in a timely manner • Maintain a safe environment for patrons and staff • Perform general administrative tasks including but not limited to: answering/making calls, assisting customers, copying, and filing. • Operate District vehicles • Attend and participate in Department team meetings • Attend necessary training sessions as identified by the Recreation Supervisor • Perform all other related duties and responsibilities as assigned

Roselle Park District provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.

All applicants must apply online at:

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 Roselle Park District


NIcholas Kapetan

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $15/hour

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Job Title: Park Maintenance Worker I

The park maintenance worker I is responsible for performing a variety of park labor duties to maintain and/or repair park properties and equipment.

The park maintenance worker is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this analysis. He/she is a full-time hourly employee, working 40 hours per week, but may be required to work additional hours including nights and weekends as required by the District.


A High School Diploma or G.E.D., and at least one year experience in a field related to park district maintenance is required. The park maintenance worker should possess good composition and oral communication skills. The park maintenance worker must obtain a State of Illinois Pesticide Operators license within one year of his/her employment.

The park maintenance worker must possess a valid Illinois class “D” driver’s license and maintain an adequate driving record.

Immediate Supervisor: The park maintenance worker is under the supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman.

Essential Functions:

  1. Operation of park district vehicles and equipment as directed and trained.
  2. General repair of all park district equipment and areas.
  3. Turf Maintenance- all aspects (i.e. mowing, fertilizing, seeding, aerating).
  4. Planting trees and shrubs.
  5. Trimming of trees and shrubs.
  6. Maintenance of playgrounds and sports fields.
  7. Removing all garbage from facilities, parks and playgrounds.
  8. Snow removal.
  9. Flower bed planting and maintenance.
  10. Maintains proper appearance and cleanliness of all facilities.

Marginal Functions:

  1. Making and maintaining ice rinks.
  2. Assisting with construction of park and playground equipment.
  3. Assisting with the repair of park buildings, roofs, doors, windows, and electrical or plumbing work.
  4. Assists with other duties and directed by supervisors.

Psychological Considerations:

  1. The park maintenance worker must be able to work alone or closely with others.
  2. The park maintenance worker must be able to work around general population/park patrons in public areas.
  3. The park maintenance worker must work under the direction of superiors.

Physiological Considerations:

The park maintenance worker is exposed to chemicals, fertilizers, and cleaning agents. He/she must be able to lift and move 100 lb. with mechanical assistance.

Environmental Consideration:

  1. The park maintenance worker is exposed to outside weather conditions 90% of the time, including extreme heat and cold, snow, rain, ice, and high levels of pollen.

  2. Protective clothing required for job duties include: -ear protection -helmet -eye protection -dusk mask -leather type work boot -gloves

Cognitive Considerations:

  1. The park maintenance worker must be able to follow directions from a supervisor with safe follow through.
  2. The park maintenance worker must use good safety awareness and judgment.
  3. The park maintenance worker must be able to read specifications and instructions.

Salary Range:

Starting at $15.00 per hour plus benefits.

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 Berwyn Park District


Joseph Bzdyl &

 Closing Date

April 16, 2020