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This is a Full-Time, Exempt position. The Winnetka Park District offers a competitive compensation with a salary range of $65,000 - $82,000, which can be adjusted to align with an individual’s qualifications and experience. The Park District offers a benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal days.

Position Summary: Individual will manage for the Winnetka Park District (“Park District”) its employee benefit program, prepare payroll and related tax returns, resolve personnel issues, and maintain all employee records, more specifically outlined below.

Required Knowledge: Should have excellent writing, interpersonal, and oral communication abilities, as the individual will interface with different areas throughout the Park District. This position will be responsible for conducting on-the-job training, orientations, and open enrollment presentation. The individual must have the ability to effectively speak to large and small audiences. The individual also must have basic math skills, a knowledge of federal and state employment laws, and a proficiency in computer systems, databases, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and storage and retrieval software.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Human Resources • Administer and oversee processes related to employment including recruitment, marketing, job postings, background checks and screenings, selection, placement, performance reviews, discipline, retention and separation of employees to comply with Park District philosophies, policies, and practices as well as state and federal employment laws. • Assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures, and maintain and update the Park District’s employee personnel policy manual, ensure policies, procedures and practices are researched, developed, implemented and consistently administered. Responsible for updating and maintaining procedures as relates to human resources. • Oversee employee benefit program responsibilities by directing the administration of the group health insurance and life insurance plans, HRA program, 457 plans, HIPPA, and FMLA. Analyze existing benefit policies of organization and prevailing practices among similar organizations to establish competitive benefits programs. Plan modification of existing benefits programs. Recommend benefit plan changes to management. Notify employees of changes in benefits programs. • Maintain manual and electronic documents, files and records (e.g. background information, personnel files, applicant tracking, HRIS System, etc.) to provide accurate information in compliance with regulatory requirements and established guidelines. • Develop and oversee the budget for full-time salaries, benefits, medical and retirement HRAs, IMRF, unemployment, and other assigned budget line items. • Research information required to manage assignments, including reviewing relevant policies, current practices, staffing requirements, etc. to develop new programs/services, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, securing general information for planning and/or responding to requests for information. • Oversee the monitoring of hours worked for all part-time staff and track hours worked for all FTE (full-time equivalent) part-time staff. Ensure only those employees critical to district operations are permitted to work more 1,560 hours per year. • Responsible for all ACA reporting and compliance. • Administer all COBRA notifications. • Process payroll checks for the Park District, including the review of personnel records and tax forms for the required information, review and enter hours worked by employees, process payroll checks, file all government wage, income, tax and pension reports pertaining to payroll and investigate and resolve any questions concerning an employee’s payroll check. • Serve as authorized agent for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. • Explain Park District human resources department programs, policies, and activities to part-time employees, seasonal employees, full-time employees, and members of the Park District board of commissioners. • Investigate grievances and/or complaints from employees (e.g. sexual harassment, pay and/or assignment disputes, etc.) to negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues to provide a healthy work environment.

General • Support the mission(s), goals and objectives of the Park District and each of its departments. • Demonstrate ongoing commitment to provide quality recreation opportunities for the residents of Winnetka. • Promote recreation within the community through open and positive lines of communication with local civic groups. • Establish and maintain open and positive lines of communication with all Park District staff, patrons, and residents. • Carry out the directives of the department effectively and efficiently. • Adhere to all policies and practices of the Park District, along with local, state, and federal government requirements. • Actively pursue continuing education and commit to ongoing skill development. • Proactively perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the District's safety program including CPR and first aid training. • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from an accredited college or technical school, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. At least five years full-time experience in one or more related phases of employee benefits administration and human resources. A commitment to continued skill development is mandatory. A pre-placement physical, criminal background check and a valid Illinois class “D” driver’s license is required.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the District will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

The Winnetka Park District serves more than 14,500 residents and operates the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Golf Club and driving range, Skokie Playfield Complex, Winnetka Ice Arena, Winnetka Platform Tennis, the Green Bay Trail, a boat launch, three swimming beaches and a dog beach, and numerous park sites. Recreation programs include athletics, outdoor nature programs, one-day workshops, day camps, birthday party services, and special events.

To Apply: http://www.winpark.org/about-us/jobs/

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 Winnetka Park District

 Contact

John Peterson
847-501-2074
jpeterson@winpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting $20.00/hour

JOB IDENTIFICATION
Job Title: Mechanic I
Grade: 5
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Parks

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS
Reports to: Mechanical Operation Supervisor
Supervises: Part-time employees as required or instructed

BASIC FUNCTION
Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on all park maintenance equipment and vehicles, as well as other mechanical equipment at pools and other facilities as directed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Perform regular preventative maintenance on vehicles, trucks, mowers and power equipment. Includes changing of fluids, tires, filters, etc.
2. Perform emergency repairs to equipment which is needed in the field for maintenance.
3. Order, pick up and maintain inventory for parts and supplies for vehicles and equipment
4. Keep detailed records of all maintenance and repairs.
5. Perform minor body work and painting.
6. Perform welding and fabrication of steel.
7. Winterize equipment for storage and service equipment for use each season.
8. Keep mower blades sharpened weekly.
9. Clean maintenance shop and keep it organized.
10. Review equipment and vehicles specifications for large purchase recommendations,
11. Troubleshoot mechanical problems in other facilities and parks as necessary.
12. Rebuild engine and motors, etc on broken and damaged equipment.

OTHER DUTIES
1. Assist administrative staff with special maintenance requests.
2. May be required to perform overtime work as requested or required.
3. Attend related training to expand skills and knowledge
4. Assist patrons with providing information as requested.
5. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals
6. Perform additional duties as assigned.
7. Member of a Park District committee as assigned.
8. Works/Volunteers for annual 3 day Fall Fest event in September

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Experience: One years related experience.
Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certified, Classes available through Park District upon hire. Valid Illinois Driver’s License

To apply, please visit dpparks.org/jobs and select the Full-Time link.

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 Des Plaines Park District

 Contact

Nicole Dale
847-391-5092
nicole.dale@dpparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

  $21.86 Hourly

Responsibilities: The position is responsible for performing manual skilled and semi-skilled maintenance tasks primarily focused on, but not limited to custodial and cleaning of over 20 park restrooms, picnic shelters and park maintenance facilities, garbage removal, dog park maintenance, closing lakefront gates, and snow removal. Tasks occasionally may also include ballfield preparation, routine landscaping, turf maintenance, manual weeding, tree and shrub maintenance and removals, maintenance of pavement and paths, beach cleaning, maintaining outdoor ice rinks, lakefront and summer facility preparation and maintenance, planting, light construction, painting, equipment repairs, pesticide applications, and assisting in natural areas restoration. Occasional assistance to Specialist with aspects of building and facilities.

Requirements: Successful applicant must be a high school graduate, possess a valid drivers’ license, and be a minimum of 18 years of age. Prefer landscaping experience or trades certification and education. Required to operate power tools and machinery. Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and team-oriented communication skills. Must be able to lift to 50 pounds and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Ability to work cooperatively with public in a customer service-oriented agency. Ability to work in various weather conditions year-round.

Classification: Full-Time, non-exempt

Schedule: Normal workweek Sunday through Thursday. Normally 40 hours per week, but hours may increase, and schedules may vary depending on seasonal workloads and needs. Some evening hours required.

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including health, dental, and pension.

The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply online at:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=14485&clientkey=315B3AF80DDEE71A200E9AE10728AA6C&jpt=d97c2d0f0ebe9961d49063ad5148e054

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 Park District of Highland Park

 Contact

Nicholas Kapetan
847-579-3117
nkapetan@pdhp.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

  $21.86 Hourly

Responsibilities: The position is responsible for performing manual skilled and semi-skilled maintenance tasks primarily focused on, but not limited to custodial and cleaning of over 20 park restrooms, picnic shelters and park maintenance facilities, garbage removal, dog park maintenance, closing lakefront gates, and snow removal. Tasks occasionally may also include ballfield preparation, routine landscaping, turf maintenance, manual weeding, tree and shrub maintenance and removals, maintenance of pavement and paths, beach cleaning, maintaining outdoor ice rinks, lakefront and summer facility preparation and maintenance, planting, light construction, painting, equipment repairs, pesticide applications, and assisting in natural areas restoration. Occasional assistance to Specialist with aspects of building and facilities.

Requirements: Successful applicant must be a high school graduate, possess a valid drivers’ license, and be a minimum of 18 years of age. Prefer landscaping experience or trades certification and education. Required to operate power tools and machinery. Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and team-oriented communication skills. Must be able to lift to 50 pounds and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Ability to work cooperatively with public in a customer service-oriented agency. Ability to work in various weather conditions year-round.

Classification: Full-Time, non-exempt

Schedule: Normal workweek Sunday through Thursday. Typically, 40 hours per week. Hours typically afternoon and evening; schedules will adjust with seasonal workloads and needs. Evening hours required.

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including health, dental, and pension.

The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply online at:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=12878&clientkey=315B3AF80DDEE71A200E9AE10728AA6C&jpt=d97c2d0f0ebe9961d49063ad5148e054

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 Park District of Highland Park

 Contact

Nicholas Kapetan
847-579-3117
nkapetan@pdhp.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000

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!

Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation -

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for planning, coordinating, and budgeting for operations at the Aquatic Center, including swim programs and concessions. Other direct responsibilities include planning, organizing, and budgeting for Special Events, Dance Program, and Adult Program operations.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

A Bachelor's Degree in Park and Recreation Management or a related field is required.

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

Ellis and Associates Lifeguard Instructor Certificate preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

Certified Pool Operator Certification preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

Three years experience in an aquatic environment is preferred.

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.

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 Park District of Forest Park

 Contact

Jeff Murphy
708-366-7500
jmurphy@pdofpstaff.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled