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 $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 DOQ

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FULL- TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Hoffman Estates Park District / Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club Job Title: Golf Operations Manager / Head Golf Professional Full Time / FLSA Exempt Salary Hiring Range: $50,000 - $60,000 Location: Bridges of Poplar Creek C.C. 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Website:

Qualifications/Duties: • Maintains positive and productive relationships between the golf facility and its golfers, guests, employees, community, and industry. • Demonstrate leadership, positive attitude in a professional manner in all situations • Hires, trains, schedules, manages and evaluates all golf operations staff including ½ Way House & Beverage Cart employees. • Coordinates the opening and closing of the areas related to the golf operation, and driving range. • Schedules preferred tee times, leagues, and special events. • Coordinates and directs all golf outings, tournaments and special events on golf course. • Works directly with the Sales & Catering Supervisor, and Kitchen Supervisor to create menus for the halfway house and beverage carts. • Responsible for following Village of Hoffman Estates liquor license rules and regulations in regards to staff BASSET training.
• Responsible for inventory control, display, sales and promotion of pro shop merchandise. • Manages all aspects of the driving range operation. • Manages the Tee Sheet for internet specials in EZLinks and third party tee times. • Directs the daily maintenance and proper rotation of the golf cart fleet. • Enforces all rules and regulations of the golf course. • Educates & trains staff in regard to safety policies. • Involved in all aspects of golf instruction including junior program, group and private lessons. • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Golf & Facilities. • Assists with creating marketing plans for the golf operation, website, updating email blasts and social media updates. • Work with the Director of Golf in purchasing all retail items for the golf shop • Oversee all golf operations and operating budget • Must have availability to work a changing or 'on call' schedule. • Will work holidays, and weekends. • Reports directly to the Director of Golf & Facilities.

Education / Experience: High school diploma. Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree preferred. A minimum of five years work experience in golf management capacity required. Member of PGA of America or Minimum Level 1 apprentice in good standing or working towards is preferred.

Please submit Hoffman Estates Park District employment application and resume online via the career opportunities page on the District’s website: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants must submit an application as well as a resume.

Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Hoffman Estates Park District


Eric Leninger
(847) 885-7500

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $14.00/hr - $18.00/hr

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JOB TITLE: Aquatics Coordinator (Seasonal) (FLSA non-exempt) R 2.19

SUPERVISOR: Aquatics Manager


High School graduate and some college preferred Lifeguarding License from the National Pool and Water Park Lifeguarding. (Ellis License)

Preferred certifications (or the ability to acquire) include: Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Instructor Certification or ability to obtain certification.

CPR/AED certification.

Food Safety Manager and/or Food Handler Certification (or the ability to acquire).

Demonstrated knowledge and skill in aquatics facility management as assigned including staff in-service training.

Supervisory experience required. Must possess the ability to hire, schedule, direct and lead the work of subordinate employees for aquatic operations.

Must have good oral and written communication skills; ability to work with minimal supervision, to solve problems and produce work on a timely basis.

Demonstrate initiative, dependability, professionalism, resourcefulness, and management skills with the ability to work in a positive manner with the general public.

Must able to read, write and speak in English. Bi-lingual a plus.


The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for assisting in overseeing, managing the Family Aquatic Center (outdoor pool), excluding maintenance. The operations include, but are not limited to, admissions, concessions, guest service, special events, and lifeguards. Assists Aquatics Manager in pre-season hiring of staff and post-season closing of the facility. Responsible for assisting in all operational, managerial and risk management processes at the Family Aquatic Center during its season (June 1-September 2). Assists Aquatics Manager to implement systems and procedures to capitalize on group, memberships and daily admissions and concessions sales. Helps train and educate staff on guest services practices, and standards. Maintains a current inventory of food and beverage supplies to support the concession stand and oversee the supervision of the cooking and prep personnel. This position requires an active and participative management approach and an overall working knowledge of all aspects of an outdoor aquatic operation. The Aquatics Supervisor is under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Manager but is granted opportunities for independent supervision over part-time staff in related areas of responsibility.


Hours Vary weekly 30-40hrs per week. Daytime, Evening and Weekends Season: April-Labor Day


Trains and certifies seasonal lifeguards in CPR, first aid, and water rescue skills as outlined by Ellis & Associates International Aquatic Safety and Risk Management Consultants.

Physical ability and endurance to perform the job as required.

Maintains a professional image and enforce all rules, regulations, and work to create a safe aquatic environment.

Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work, and safety rules.

Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of all safety, rescue, swimming lessons, and first aid procedures at the pool.

Ensure cleanliness of the facility as assigned.

Supports and exhibits the established organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.

Maintains necessary supplies and equipment.

Works as scheduled.

Assists with the hiring, training, management, evaluation, discipline and supervision of aquatic center staff.

Attends all meetings when appropriate.

Coordinate assistance as needed from Guest Services and Maintenance staff.

Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

RATE OF PAY: $14.00 /hour - $18.00/hour DOE


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 Wheeling Park District


Matt Smith

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Executive Director

$90,000 - $120,000

Anticipated Start Date: March 1, 2020.

Northern Will County Special Recreation Association (NWCSRA) will be merging with Lily Cache Special Recreation Association, creating a four community SRA (Bolingbrook, Lockport, Plainfield, and Romeoville) beginning September 1, 2020. This newly merged SRA will be offering year-round programs and services for all ages and disabilities, including: weekly adult programming, cultural, wellness, Special Olympics training, adaptive sports, special events and trips.

NWCSRA is seeking a detail-oriented, communication centered candidate, with multiple community SRA administrative/leadership experience, to fill the role of Executive Director, beginning around March 1, 2020. This individual’s initial role is to serve as team leader for the transition from LCSRA and the current NWCSRA operation to the new merged and unified special recreation Association. Post merge, this individual will serve as chief administrator overseeing financial, legal, personnel, risk management, and overall SRA operations.


• Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation or related field from an accredited college or University

• Five years of administrative or supervisory experience in the recreation setting for special populations

• Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred

• Certification in first aid and CPR

• Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, or the ability to obtain within two years

• Valid driver's license


• Ability to recognize and appropriately interact with people with disabilities

• Extensive knowledge of all aspects of special recreation for various ages and ability levels

• Thorough knowledge and experience with budget preparation and administration

• Understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it applies to recreation settings

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of programs

• Thorough knowledge of marketing, management and labor law

• Ability to problem solve comprehensively and effectively

• Ability to handle confidential information discreetly and professionally

• Effectively transition through multiple tasks and/or multiple interruptions


• Determines the objectives and plans to effectively support organizational goals including the mission and vision statement

• Communicate with Board of Directors on issues and activities related to the Association, in an effort to ensure effective operations of the Association. Prepare reports as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors and regularly participate in Board meetings

• Manages time effectively to meet goals and deadlines

• Establish a comprehensive risk management program, which provides for worker and public safety and the control of loss experience

• Develop long range plans and strategies to ensure the Association’s long term viability and success

• Identifies critical and less critical activities and assignments, based on the mission and strategic plans

• Prioritizes activities, making adjustments when appropriate and anticipates potential threats or opportunities

• Provides guidance and input on hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of full-time and part-time employees

• Supervise, establish, review and coordinate Association activities

• Develop and oversee annual operating fiscal year budget for Association

• Develop Association goals and objectives

• Analyze and use data to improve the Association

• Supervises the work of the Association with the general policies established by the Board of Directors

• Attend meetings, conferences, related workshops and professional development opportunities

• Serve as the official spokesperson for the Association

• Develop and implement a fundraising program for the Association

• Respond to citizen complaints and inquires

• Assist the member agencies with planning, design, construction, and renovation of accessible facilities and parks

• Use appropriate technology to facilitate project oversight and communications

• Establish and review procedures so that maximum service may be provided at a reasonable cost to the participants

• Continually evaluate policies and procedures and with advice from Board of Directors; revise add or delete policies when needed

• Serve as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator for the Association

• Perform other duties as assigned


• Extensive knowledge of special recreation, public parks and recreation or community organization

• Ability to direct and supervise

• Strong ability to communicate professionally, both orally and in writing, with various audiences

• Ability to solve problems comprehensively and effectively

• Perform well under stressful situations

• Oversee and assist in the preparation of the seasonal brochure series

• Maintain a continuing cooperative relationship with other special recreation Associations

• Communicates to staff and implements appropriate privacy and security measures for information developed and used in the Association

• Develop process to monitor information distributed to internal and external audiences for currency, consistency and correctness

• Ability to accommodate evening and weekend programs, presentations or meetings

• Identify outside sources of revenue and actively participate in fundraising events

• Prepare, and see to the preparation of reports, the agenda, and other monthly material for monthly Board meetings

• Use of phone, computer and messaging on a daily basis

• Routine use of office equipment (i.e. copier, postage machine, shredder, etc.)


• Exhibit positive and effective customer service to participants, parents, co-workers and community contacts

• Communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing

• Coach, mentor, guide and lead co-workers through positive attitude approach

• Encourages flexibility in re-evaluating staff roles and standard operation procedures

• Coordinates and communicates with department staff and public

• Meets timelines, budget and expectations given by Board of Directors

• Use appropriate technology to facilitate project oversight and communications

• Establish and review procedures so that maximum service may be provided at responsible cost to participants

• Initiate new creative ideas for improved programming, procedures, projects and opportunities

• Control and prioritize workload effectively through strong time management and organizational skills and regular attendance. Meet all defined deadlines

• Exercise independent judgement and make sound decisions based on appropriate research and analysis

• Possess solid computer skills in order to create and maintain documents, budgets and files in various office software programs

• Respect and assist others by actively participating in Association programs and events, and attend required meetings

• Participate in the creation, assessment and completion of Association goals

• Establish and review procedures so the maximum service may be provided at a reasonable cost to the member’s districts. Advise the Board of Directors on recommendations for advancement of Northern Will County Special Recreation Association

• To employ and supervise all employees and volunteers directly responsible for Northern Will County Special Recreation Association programs, and ensure that each employee is properly trained; and also complete a written evaluation of their performance

• Participate in creation, assessment and completion of Association goals

• Must be able to adhere to the rules, guidelines and recommendations set forth by PDRMA


• Walking: while observing programs and reviewing facilities

• Talking/Hearing: to communicate with staff and public

• Sitting: to drive a vehicle; to work on computer at desk and attend meetings

• Reaching: to write at desk; to retrieve files or manuals

• Pulling: to open drawers; to open doors

• Pushing: to close drawers; to close doors

• Stooping: to retrieve files at lower levels

• Crouching: to retrieve files at lower levels

• Seeing: to obtain information from written material, view computer screen; drive a vehicle; observe participants and staff

• Lifting: to assist non-ambulatory participants and move equipment and/or supplies


• Must have the ability to read, write and organize materials. Ability to plan, direct and supervise staff. Ability to develop and administer a complex budget. Ability to understand basic computer programs. Must be able to drive an automobile. Must be able to relate to people in a professional manner. Must exhibit good safety awareness and judgment including decisions regarding program and agency vehicle use during weather conditions.


• This is a full time, salary, exempt position


• The Executive Director shall have no established hours yet is required to invest the time necessary to produce exceptional results.

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 Northern Will County Special Recreation Association


Kelly Rajzer

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000 DOQ

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Position Summary:

The full-time Human Resources/Payroll Specialist is responsible for the administrative support of Human Resources and Payroll functions. Responsibilities revolve around recruitment, benefits administration, and compiling payroll information to processing payroll and HR/payroll data management.

Schedule is generally Monday through Friday with occasional evening or weekend work required for special events or meetings.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Supports managers with recruiting including job posting, pre-employment screening, orientation, onboarding and
separations and creating and managing personnel files. • Participates in job fairs and recruiting events. • Supports administration of the HR software system. • Collects and accurately enters payroll related data necessary to process bi-weekly payroll, incorporating deductions necessary to process and meet deadlines.
• Maintain and manage HR and payroll documentation in accordance with the State’s Records Retention policy. • Thorough input into HRIS for employee pay and job changes, new hires, terminations, leave of absences, and other employee transactions. • Prepare annual audit documents as they relate to accrued payroll and compensated absences. • Benefits support including preparing the annual employee benefit statement and open enrollment. • Processes worker’s compensation and unemployment claims and assists in leave of absence including FMLA, preparing documents and notifications, and OSHA logs. • Develops reports and filings for IMRF, ACA, union, and various stakeholders. • Assists HR and Finance with projects including compensation and government surveys. • Provide guidance and support to managers and employees through coaching. • Makes recommendations to gain efficiencies. • Other duties as assigned; job duties may be modified at any time.


• HS Diploma, PHR or SHRM-CP preferred. • A minimum of 1 year in payroll and HR, experience in ADP Workforce Now preferred. • Requires proven analytical skills in interpreting data to ensure accuracy and integrity of data. • Able to identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality. • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals across the District. • Proficient in Microsoft Office including excel.

Resumes should be sent to with cover letter

The Downers Grove Park District is an EOE.

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 Downers Grove Park District


Marian Olund

 Closing Date

December 27, 2019

 $17.30 - $19.70 per hour based on qualifications

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The Park Laborer is responsible for the maintenance and improvements to the Wood Dale Park District parks, fields and facilities and the execution of standard Parks and Facilities Department policies and procedures. The position requires planning to ensure work group activities and others are performed according to established procedures and standards within the Park District.

This position is located at the Wood Dale Park District Maintenance Garage, 100 E. Montrose, Wood Dale, IL 60191. Work will be performed at the Beach Aquatic Facility, the Recreation Complex, Salt Creek Golf Club and various other park sites as job and daily duties dictate.

Essential Job Functions: • Performs maintenance and upkeep of turf areas including mowing, trimming, aerating, seeding, fertilizing and weed control. • Performs landscape maintenance including watering, weeding, mulching, planting annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, and tree and shrub pruning and trimming. • Operates a variety of vehicles, mowers, power tools and related equipment. • Communicates any problems, irregularities or daily activities that may have an impact on the operation of the department or safety of park and facility patrons to the Parks and Facilities Foreman. • Performs and supervises the maintenance of athletic fields including, grooming, grading, rolling and line marking. • Performs and documents the snow removal and salting of parking lots and pathways. • Polices grounds and removes trash and refuse from parks and playgrounds. • Assists with the installation and maintenance of playground equipment including safety inspections and playground repair. • Performs general building tasks including custodial, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and carpentry. • Performs vehicle and equipment repairs and preventative maintenance. • Performs and documents monthly inspections including vehicles, playgrounds and sports fields. • Works evenings and weekends for snow removal, special events, or in emergency situations, as required. • Follows and encourages safe work practices, adheres to the Park District’s safety and loss prevention policies and procedures, and participates in risk management activities and trainings. • Provides routine training and ensure compliance of safety, health and loss control policies and procedures to those under his/her sphere of influence. • Performs other duties and functions, as directed. • Attends work on a regular basis. • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with Park District staff, the general public and facility patrons. • Performs the job in compliance with all Park District policies and procedures. • Demonstrates and supports the Park District’s mission, vision and values statements. • Serves on various Park District committees and/or task forces as assigned. • Assists with and/or attends Park District special events.

Qualifications: • A minimum age of 18 is required for this position. • High School graduate, G.E.D. Certificate, or equivalent. • Valid Illinois Driver’s License; must secure and maintain a valid class C License within first six months of hire. • Valid Illinois Pesticide Operators license must be secured and maintained within the first six months of hire. • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within the first three months of hire. • Ability to operate a variety of Park District vehicles and equipment, including lawn mowers, trimmers, blowers, chainsaws, power tools, etc. • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with supervisors and coworkers. • Ability to follow directions and complete assigned work under general supervision. • Ability to follow directions and to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. • Capacity to utilize effect time management to complete assigned work.

Working Conditions: 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. • Frequent lifting, carrying and moving of heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds. • Sustained strenuous physical activity, including but not limited to, frequent repetitive lifting, climbing, walking, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, sitting, and standing. • General work area is outdoors with frequent exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions. Some work is performed indoors with frequent exposure to dirt, dust fumes, and exposure to chemicals such as chlorine, acids, pesticides, fertilizers, cleaning solutions, petroleum products, etc. • Prolonged visual focusing and concentration. • Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required as it pertains to specific job duties and may include earplugs, helmets/hardhats, respirators, safety goggles/glasses, chaps, steel toe boots, and protective gloves. • Exposure to noise distractions from employees, patrons or equipment operation.

To apply: Apply online at by December 30, 2019.

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 Wood Dale Park District


Nancy Aldrich

 Closing Date

December 30, 2019