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 $22.00/hour

ABOUT US: The Des Plaines Park District, established in 1919, features more than 50 parks and facilities. As an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency, we service a culturally diverse and growing community with hundreds of affordable recreational and educational programs, classes, and events for kids, teens, adults, and families each season. "Enriching Lives Everyday" is our vision and our constant goal.

JOB IDENTIFICATION:
Job Title: Mechanic I
Grade: V - Starting $22.00
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.

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 7:00-3:30pm

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.
Certification: CPR and First Aid Certification, available through the Park District; Valid Driver's License

PERKS & BENEFITS: FULL TIME STAFF
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Life insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage)
IMRF Defined Benefit Pension
457 Defined Contribution Plan
Paid Time Off (sick, vacation, and personal)
Medical Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account with Employer Contribution (for applicable HDHP)
Park District Facility & Program Discounts

To apply, please visit dpparks.org/jobs

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 Des Plaines Park District

 Contact

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

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $47,000-$52,000

ABOUT US: The Des Plaines Park District, established in 1919, features more than 50 parks and facilities. As an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency, we service a culturally diverse and growing community with hundreds of affordable recreational and educational programs, classes, and events for kids, teens, adults, and families each season. "Enriching Lives Everyday" is our vision and our constant goal.

JOB IDENTIFICATION:
Job Title: Aquatic Supervisor
Grade: 7, Salary: $47,000-$52,000
FLSA: Exempt
Department: Recreation

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Aquatic Manager
Supervises: Swim School Instructors, Aqua Fitness Instructors, Swim Coaches, Facility Staff

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction and supervision of the Aquatic Manager, the Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for the administration and implementation of Swim School, Aqua Fitness and Swim Team.

SCHEDULE: Tuesday–Thursday: 12:00–8:30p, Friday: 11:00–7:30p, and Saturday: 8:30a–5p. Hours may vary depending on programming and season.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Develop and maintain Swim School curriculum. Manage the budget and daily operation of all aquatic programs and special events. Maintain accurate records of swim school level placement and participant progress. Recruit, select, train, supervise, mentor and evaluate part-time and seasonal staff. Create innovative aquatic programming opportunities and submit related seasonal brochure copy. Prepare reports and evaluations for programs and staff. Analyze participant evaluations and make adjustments, as needed. Coordinate all promotional material for areas of responsibility and promote throughout community. Respond to all public inquires. Provide quality customer service. Ensure participant and staff safety. Enforce facility and program rules. Respond to emergencies and complete all necessary reporting, fact gathering and follow up. Develop policies and operational procedures for staff and programs, following guidelines set forth by the District, IDPH, PDRMA, American Red Cross and all other related agencies. Maintain inventory, research pricing and purchase supplies and equipment for programs. Facility manger on duty during scheduled evenings and weekends. Maintain overall facility cleanliness. Ability to work Tuesday–Thursday: 12:00–8:30p, Friday: 11:00–7:30p and Saturday: 8:30a–5p. Hours may vary depending on programming and season.

OTHER DUTIES Teach swim school classes as needed. Coordinate and assist with Special Events. Assist with outdoor pool management. Assist with party and group management. Teach CPR certification Classes. Attend training sessions and meetings with other professionals. Act as district liaison with related groups, local service organization(s) and schools. Inform all staff of any changes in policy, procedures or rules handed down by supervisors. Coordinate staff to direct patrons in the event of an emergency such as severe weather or fire. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals. Perform additional duties as assigned. Maintain cash control and supervise all bank deposits. Member of a Park District committee as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in recreation or related field, preferred.
Experience: Minimum of four (4) years of progressive aquatic experience; including swim school and lifeguard management. Minimum of one (1) year experience with American Red Cross program or ability to complete lifeguard training class within one (1) month hire date. Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft applications and recreation based software.
Certifications: International Pool and Water Park Lifeguard Training Instructor preferred. Certified CPR Instructor preferred. Certified Pool Operator preferred or ability to complete within 6 months of hire. Valid Illinois Driver’s License.

PERKS & BENEFITS: FULL TIME STAFF
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Life insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage)
IMRF Defined Benefit Pension
457 Defined Contribution Plan
Paid Time Off (sick, vacation, and personal)
Medical Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account with Employer Contribution (for applicable HDHP)
Park District Facility & Program Discounts

To apply, please visit dpparks.org/jobs

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 Des Plaines Park District

 Contact

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

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 85,000+ DOQ

Position Summary: As a leader in the organization, the Assistant Superintendent of Finance supervises and coordinates the daily financial operations of the Park District. Additionally, the Assistant Superintendent shall support the Superintendent of Finance on new initiatives, maintain open lines of communication, and adopt best practices in the field.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field preferred and/or 5-7 years of applicable experience; experience in government fund accounting preferred, equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered; strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities; experience supervising staff; and proficient in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel, Word and financial software (Paycor and Tyler Incode).

Benefits & Wages: Health/Dental/Vision insurance for individual and family; paid life insurance; a retirement plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); paid vacation, personal days, holidays and sick time; unlimited in-house complimentary programs; seasonal pool passes for indoor and outdoor pools (individual and family); Fitness Center membership (individual and family); and discount at Palatine Hills Golf Course.

The salary for this position is $85,000+ dependent on qualifications and experience.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, come join us and Live the Parks & Rec Life!

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 Palatine Park District

 Contact

Matt Sheehan
(847) 496-6212
msheehan@palatineparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20+ per hour

The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for the administration and supervision of the competitive swim teams. The Aquatics Coordinator will also assist in the planning, promotion, development, supervision and evaluation of the learn-to-swim program. The Aquatics Coordinator will assist the Aquatics Facilities Supervisor with daily tasks and various projects. This is a part-time non-exempt position with an average workweek of 30 hours. Evenings and weekend hours are required. This position is eligible for medical insurance, paid time off, IMRF pension, and other benefits.

Essential Functions:

1. Act as the Hurricanes Swim Team and Cyclones Swim Team Manager
2. Attend all NISC meetings as scheduled.
3. Manage swim team out of season clinics.
4. Manage administrative tasks during swim meets, including organizing parent volunteers.
5. Assist in the planning and preparation of program budgets, and develops goals and objectives for program areas.
6. Prepare monthly Operations Reports, which include updates, statistics and evaluations on programs and personnel.
7. Update and maintain program data on RecTrac, TeamUnify and DigiQuatics.
8. Assist with all aspects of the StarFish swim lesson program, including summer camp lessons.
9. Manage independent contractors and independent contractor agreements as needed.
10. Regularly visit programs to evaluate instructors, coaches and program content.
11. Promote programs, facilities and services that serve all patrons.
12. Make recommendations and works to ensure that the Park District is in compliance with all ADA guidelines for registration, programs and facilities.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

1. Prior experience in competitive swim and learn-to-swim programs preferred.
2. Lifeguard certification is required.

Starting Hourly Rate:

$20+ per hour depending on experience

To apply: https://buffalogroveparkdistrict.applytojob.com/apply/wE0AOEZ1Im/Aquatics-Coordinator?source=Our%20Career%20Page%20Widget

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 Buffalo Grove Park District

 Contact

Scott Spitz
8478502143
sspitz@bgparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $17-18/hour

The Bloomingdale Park District is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Customer Service Front Desk Team as Lead Registrar. This position is full-time at 40 hours per week. We offer great benefits that include:

• Health insurance at a low premium • Paid vacation and personal days • Paid sick time • Program and daycare benefits • Fitness membership • Pool pass • IMRF retirement pension

RecTrac 3.1 knowledge is a plus! $17.00-$18.00 per hour dependent on experience.

Front Desk Lead Registrar/Customer Service Job Description

Functions: This is a full-time position under the direction of the Director of Finance. The Lead Registrar is responsible for a variety of duties including, but not limited to, answering the telephone, greeting guests, processing registrations, and all aspects of front desk operations. This position will be cross trained on the Front Desk Supervisor responsibilities including daily balancing, problem solving issues with RecTrac including software and proactively monitoring all daily activities at the Bloomingdale Park District to provide our customers with the best possible experience. This position also works closely with Director of Finance, fellow registrars, recreation staff, and other part time staff. The Lead Registrar is to provide efficient, effective and consistent operations toward registration initiatives and excellent customer service.

Immediate Supervisor: Responsible to the Front Office Supervisor.

Qualifications: • Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of high school. • Prior experience must include typing, cash register, and customer service skills. • Proficient computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office 2010. • Familiarity with RecTrac 3.1 a plus. • Ability to assist in trouble shooting software and hardware technical issues. • Ability to problem solve and provide alternative solutions as needed. • A positive attitude and willingness to provide exceptional customer service. • Knowledge of data entry and word processing. • Math skills which include ability to add, subtract and multiply 3-digit numbers and provide change, process credit card payments and verify check payments. • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously and prioritize these tasks in an effective manner. • Exceptional interpersonal skills. • First Aid, CPR, AED Certification required, provided by Bloomingdale Park District.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions • Communicate with the Front Desk Supervisor on issues and activities relative to the effective and efficient operations of the front desk including registration, billing, refunds, data entry, telephones, cash register operations, credit card operations and customer needs. • Trouble shoot RecTrac software and hardware issues by communicating with rec staff, our IT support and our third-party computer software support. • Reconcile daily receipts, cash and credit cards for all RecTrac users. • Evaluate and help develop registration processes for current and new programs. • Proactively monitor BPD daily programs and provide information to rec staff and customers as needed regarding any issues or changes. • Assist in training of new front desk personnel. • Willingness to participate in and successfully complete required training to increase customer satisfaction and sales. • Answer phones with professionalism, clearly identifying your name upon inception of call. • Greet and direct visitors. • Process, receive and enter program registrations into RecTrac registration program and issue receipts. • Keep all customer forms current, well stocked and available. • Maintain workroom and office supplies, including B-Fit apparel and any giveaway items. • Utilize computer system to produce necessary registration program information. • Maintain files/records and move/rotate files on annual basis (as needed). • Verify that installment billing schedule and data is current and process installment billing. • Assist with Park District mailings, internal work requests and general clerical duties as needed. • Communicate with the recreation department staff on a regular basis to ensure that program registration materials are current and available. • Maintain a working knowledge of all general and departmental-specific safety rules. Actively support the safety program and related programs including following/enforcing safety rules, reporting accidents and injuries, and developing ideas for the prevention of future incidents. • Flexibility to assist with schedule needs - early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Marginal Functions • Attend educational workshops/seminars when necessary. • Provide general assistance in fitness area if needed. • Assist in other areas as assigned by the Front Desk Supervisor.

Work Hours and Compensation: The position of Lead Registrar is full time and is paid every two weeks at an agreed hourly rate. The position is classified as a non-exempt hourly employee with IMRF-eligible status and will work 40 hours per week. The hours worked on a daily basis may vary between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. Some Saturday hours may be part of the work week as well. The starting salary range for this position is $17.00 per hour depending on experience and RecTrac knowledge.

Environmental Considerations: Performs most activities indoors. Indoor environmental conditions will include lighting and temperature.

Cognitive Considerations: • Must be able to follow directions and perform work activities as assigned by the Front Desk Supervisor. • Must be able to communicate effectively and be organized in thought processes and physical tasks. • Must be able to work closely with co-workers and other employees and visitors in the office. • Must be able to problem solve. • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions. • Ability to deal with problems that arise with customers in a calm and reasonable manner. • Must be able to present ideas and recommendations in a clear and concise manner. • Use good judgment and possess and use effective problem solving skills.

Psychological Considerations: • Must have the ability to handle stressful situations and deal with irate people in a professional and courteous manner. • Must have the ability to meet deadlines. • Must be organized and capable of handling multiple tasks daily. • Must be able to deal with conflict and differences between customers and colleagues.

Physiological Considerations: • Must be able to sit at a computer keyboard for long periods of time at a desk. • Must also be able to rise quickly from desk area to assist patrons. • While performing the duties of this job you are required to stand, walk, and sit. • The ability to lift or move up to 20 lbs. as you will be accepting mail deliveries of packages of various weights and sizes.

Revised 1/24/23 KJJTS

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 Bloomingdale Park District

 Contact

Jackie Tithof Steere
6305293650
jackie@bloomingdaleparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled