The St. Charles Park District is searching for a full time facilities professional to join the team! Don't worry if you don't have all the right certifications... we'll help you get them! If you like to work with your hands, have keen eye for detail work, inspections & projects, and appreciate a four day workweek please keep reading.
The Facility Specialist II must have experience in general maintenance, be able to conduct inspections to evaluate the condition of systems (electrical, plumbing, HVAC and aquatic); perform preventative maintenance (equipment, facilities and systems); basic carpentry, general building repairs and other essential tasks as assigned.
A valid driver's license is required. Experience in all aspects of pool maintenance a plus. Certified or willing to be certified (with employer assistance) with CDL and air brake endorsement within three months; as a Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) and as a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) within one year of employment.
Salary, benefits and work schedule:
The minimum annual base compensation for this non-exempt, overtime eligible position is $37,800 | Insurance plans include medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and AD&D | Voluntary plans for specialty insurance and retirement | Pension includes enrollment in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) | Paid time off includes 10 paid holidays, 12 sick days, 2 personal days and 10 vacation days annually | Four day workweek (Four, ten hour shifts) | Employer paid professional development opportunities per Park District policy | Employee and family discounts for programs and facilities per Park District policy | Longevity and wellness bonus per Park District policy | Educational reimbursement program per Park District policy |
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Summer Camp Coordinator The Justice Park District is accepting applications for summer camp coordinator for the park district summer camp. Applicants should be experienced in the management of children's programs and have at least three years of relevant experience. The summer camp coordinator will supervise approximately twenty camp counselors, coordinate program schedules and be responsible for the safe operation of the summer camp program. Applicants should be certified in CPR, First Aid, pass a background check and drug screen. The camp coordinator will be expected to work 40 hours per week starting June 3 - August 2.
To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Location: Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola Rd., Aurora, IL 60504
Salary: $41,600/yr – Depending on Qualifications
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management or related field and at least three years related experience; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous supervisory experience overseeing various athletic programs, camps and leagues required. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, program planning and budgeting, personnel management, marketing and safety is required. Excellent customer service skills with strong communication skills in both verbal and written format. Effective at building and maintaining relationships with schools, community athletic affiliates and volunteer coaches. Strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail is essential. Proficient computer skills in MS Office Suite required with knowledge and experience in RecTrac Recreation software preferred and the aptitude to learn other systems. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for maintaining, developing, and evaluating current athletic programs and leagues while looking into new opportunities for revenue and expansion thru new programs, training camps, tournaments, and other services to meet the needs of our customers and the community. Duties include but are not limited to; planning, budgeting, publicizing, staffing, scheduling, purchasing, and safety of all assigned programs and events. Other duties include but are not limited to: updating brochure, marketing and public relations including news releases, coach and parent communications, program and facility management, staff training, class instruction and other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.
The Elmhurst Park District is seeking candidates for a full-time, non-exempt Park Specialist II position. The position is responsible for performing all aspects of athletic field maintenance throughout the District including field layout, striping, grooming renovations, inspections, and turf repairs.
Additional general park maintenance duties include mowing, tree removal, pesticide applications, trash collection, special events, and snow removal. Prior experience with athletic field maintenance and turf repair are preferred.
The position requires candidates to be able to obtain an lllinois Pesticide Operator's license, CPR/AED certification, and lllinois CDL "C" license upon employment.
The Park Specialist II works a schedule of Monday through Friday (6:30 am to 3:00 pm) with overtime for tournament setup, special events, and snow removal.
The Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s Community Affairs Department is accepting applications for one (1) Environmental Education Manager.
DATE POSTED: APRIL 10, 2019
WORKSITE LOCATION: CREEK BEND NATURE CENTER, LEROY OAKES FOREST PRESERVE, ST.CHARLES, ILLINOIS; APPROXIMATELY 60 MILES WEST OF CHICAGO
HOURS/SCHEDULE: AS REQUIRED TO CARRY OUT JOB ASSIGNMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2019 All candidates must apply on-line at: http://kaneforest.com/employment/apply.aspx Applications MUST include a professional cover letter. Applications without a professional cover letter will not be considered.
POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for all aspects of environmental education programming for the District including creation, development, planning, implementation, budget and revenue generation; supervision of the Naturalist staff; oversight of Nature Center operations; and coordination with fellow department staff on Nature Center uses.
ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES & FUNCTIONS Operations: • Develops and implements District’s environmental education program throughout Kane County — at the Nature Center, at forest preserves, and at sites off District property. • Oversees and directs the activities of the Naturalists in fulfilling the mission of the Forest Preserve District as well as the mission of the environmental education program: To foster an understanding of ecological concepts and natural systems; to promote awareness of our interrelationship with those systems; and to encourage a personal responsibility to respect and care for the earth. • Identifies and implements ways to improve and/or generate Nature Center and nature program attendance, revenue, sponsorship, registration and enjoyment by creating fun, unique, interesting and informational environmental education experiences. • Shares in leading various nature programs, along with District naturalists. • Manages budget for environmental education program; makes budget requests/suggestions to Director of Community Affairs and monitors expenses/revenues throughout the year. • Writes and/or provides ideas, text and/or photos as needed for social media, website, interpretive signage, brochures, newsletters, flyers, articles and other District information. • Promotes the District’s environmental education program and the District as a whole by attending relevant meetings, conferences, workshops and/or special events. • Works with District staff and independent contractors to prepare grant applications in relation to the Nature Center or environmental education program. • Coordinates with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure a broad base of public involvement for appropriate volunteer positions: Nature Center Host, Nature Program Volunteer and Special Event Volunteer. • Coordinates ways to enhance and support Environmental Education activities with other staff and allied groups, instructors and experts. • Coordinates educational programs and teacher-training with educational institutions, and coordinates educational programs with various scout and youth groups, from across Kane County. • Identifies and coordinates any necessary Nature Center building maintenance with Planning & Operations department and/or outside vendors. • Prepares monthly reports detailing program revenues, expenses, attendance and satisfaction reports. • Composes quarterly schedules of nature programs and activities for review by the Director of Community Affairs, and then generates text for the District’s quarterly newsletter, The TreeLine. • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the Employee Handbook. • 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. • Works irregular hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays. • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Staff Supervision: • Supervises Naturalist, Naturalist Assistant and Seasonal Naturalist; carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Additional duties and functions may be essential.
• Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years of age
• Education: Bachelor’s degree in biology, geology, environmental science, education or closely related field.
• Experience: Minimum of 6 - 8 years of demonstrated success in environmental education that includes 2 years of management experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant education, experience and training.
• Experience in making effective oral, written and graphic presentations. • Experience in using computer systems for educational programming, graphics and reports. • Certifications/Licenses: CPR/1st AID/AED certification within one year of employment.