This is a new position at the Old Orchard Country Club in Mt. Prospect. Reporting to the Director of Golf, the Banquet Manager's main responsibility is selling the venue for events (weddings, showers, reunions, memorial luncheons, bar & bat mitzvahs, quinceañera, meetings, etc.) which includes attending expos, working with vendors & clients on details, ensuring the facility is clean, safe and staffed for events, etc. S/he will have the opportunity to create a team to assist with overseeing the bar, halfway house, beverage carts and banquets for up to 400 people, managing staff, handling the office, etc. The successful candidate will begin in the fall of 2018 to prepare for a new operation to start in the spring 2019. This is an incredible opportunity for the right person who is ready to take on an exciting challenge in the new year!
This is a full time position which includes working evenings, weekends and holidays. It is an exempt position with a great benefit package that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off for holidays, personal days, vacation and sick time, pension plan (IMRF), Park District facility & program discounts.
To qualify for this opportunity, an Associate’s degree is preferred and courses completed in sales, business, hospitality or a related field. A minimum of five (5) years experience in event sales, or any equivalent combination of experience, training and education is required. To read the job description and complete an application online, go to www.phparks.org – click on “Employment” under the “About Us” tab. Please include resume, cover letter and five year salary history Application Deadline: November 2, 2018
Supervisor: Superintendent of Parks
General Statement of Duties:
Responsible for performing a variety of routine building and park maintenance duties to maintain and repair building, park properties and equipment. The Building Maintenance employee will be responsible for performing duties outlined, including the maintenance required for the operation of Port Shiloh Pool. Responsible for supervising and overseeing work performed by part-time, public service and volunteer employees assigned to them. Maintenance employees shall complete maintenance of all buildings, parks, property and equipment. Most duties are generally recurring in nature and are performed as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.
Qualifications and required knowledge, skills and abilities:
Some knowledge of buildings and grounds maintenance practices. Working knowledge of pertinent safety precautions, ability to follow oral and written instructions. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and valid driver’s license.
Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities: (Not limited to the following)
Self-starter. Arrives on time and ready to work as scheduled. Works all hours, changing shift work. Operates park district trucks to travel from location to location. Effectively communicates with supervisor, other employees and the public on a daily basis. Leads & directs or assists in the maintenance of the District’s Port Shiloh Pool (CPO cert required within one year of employment) Leads and directs or assists in the supervision and training of part-time, public service and volunteer employees. Operates floor machines. Paints walls; must be able to bend and stoop. Moves and sets up tables and chairs- up to 50lbs. Reads and understands written instructions. Lifts trash containers to empty up to 50lbs. Operates hand power tools; electrical and hand tools. Shovels snow and operates a snow blower. Ladder work required: changing lights, painting and cleaning. Climbs ladder to roof top to check heating units. Operates power blower, rakes and shovels. Reads labels on chemical containers, mixes and uses chemical. Unloads deliveries from trucks- up to 50lbs. containers. Cleans washrooms, unplugs sewers. Responsible for understanding the importance of safety issues at the District, for adhering to the District Safety Manual and associated policies and working to achieve the goals of the safety committee. Picks up litter and debris. Marginal Functions Electrical work; replacing switches and equipment. Minor plumbing work; cleans sewers, repair faucets and toilets. Makes minor building repairs. Operates tractors; power lift equipment and mowers. Assists park maintenance as necessary. Assists with special events throughout the year. Operates pool filtration equipment. Reads and understands written instructions and manuals. Follows verbal and written instructions and rules. Demonstrates good safety awareness and judgement. May work with chemicals. Identifies and recognizes regular and routine cleaning tasks and accomplishes without supervision.
To apply: For immediate consideration, go online to www.zionparkdistrict.com. Submit completed application along with cover letter & resume.
Once given, the offer of employment will be contingent upon the individual's successful completion of a drug test, criminal background check, reference check, and driver’s license abstract review.
Position is responsible for oversight of the Northbrook Park District’s safety programs. Position coordinates risk management and safety functions across all departments to ensure safe work practices are maintained.
Qualifications: Associates degree or equivalent years of education with major course work in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Management, Parks and Recreation Administration, or related field, including or supplemented by two (2) years of experience in a related field. Must have thorough knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and practices and be proficient using Microsoft systems. Must be able to work well with others. Must be CPR/AED certified or be able to become certified within the first six (6) months of hire. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Duties and Responsibilities: Oversees safety processes and initiatives in compliance with legal safety standards and District policy and coordinates with the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) regarding safety guidelines. Position includes but not limited to,
• Develops safety procedures for loss and injury prevention and risk control based on loss trends and need.
• Acts as chair of the District’s Safety Committee and liaison to PDRMA.
• Collaborates with risk representatives from each department to ensure proper completion of delegated risk management tasks.
• Keeps records of safety-related incidents and accidents and proposes corrective actions; prepares reports to keep management abreast of incident history; handles claims open with PDRMA.
• Manages the Certificates of Insurance (COI) procedure by reviewing and logging received COIs.
• Creates and maintains the CPR/AED certification training schedule; tracks employee certifications.
• Coordinates the District-wide safety training program to include administration and tracking of OSHA required trainings and suggested and approved District trainings; may facilitate some safety-related trainings.
• Performs periodic site visits to ensure safety requirements are being followed.
Part Time – 24-30 hours per week
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Enrollment
Submit a resume along with your completed online application: www.nbparks.org/jobs.
The Northbrook Park District is seeking motivated and creative Counselors to work part-time at our Before & Afterschool Care Program during the 2018-2019 school year. Must be available Monday-Friday from 6:45am-8:30am and/or 2:45-6:30pm during the school year.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age. Experience working with children is preferred. Enrollment in a college degree program in education, recreation or a related field is desired.
Duties and Responsibilities: Lead a group of children through daily before or after-school activities including snack, homework, arts & crafts and gym games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pickup, supervising safety and supporting the Site Director with activity planning.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a high school degree or equivalent with some college course work preferred. Previous grounds maintenance experience is required with the ability to operate various lawn equipment, trucks and tractors. Previous supervisory or crew leader experience preferred with effective communication skills and good decision making in stressful situations. Ability to work well independently and as part of a team. Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide Operator license required. A valid Illinois driver’s license is required, a CDL “A” is a plus. Must be in good physical condition to perform manual labor in various weather conditions including high heat, humidity and cold. Bi-lingual Spanish is a plus. Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, with possible overtime during prime season is essential.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Westside Park Operations Supervisor, the FT Grounds Maintenance Worker must be sufficiently skilled to perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks with minimal supervision related to the long-term care and maintenance of District parks and grounds. Responsible for general landscape maintenance work which includes mowing and trimming of grass, shrubs, trees, etc. Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls. Assist in supervision of seasonal staff while helping to insure schedules are met and projects are completed in both an efficient and timely manner. Additional duties include but not limited to; spraying herbicides, performing construction or repairs to park elements and preventative maintenance of equipment. Removal of all garbage, paper, refuse material, etc. from trails, parks and playing fields. Occasional removal of snow from parking lots, sidewalks, etc. and spreading salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup. Perform other duties as assigned. Will assist other divisions and departments as needed. This is an at-will position.
The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District…Where Fun Begins!