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 $14.00 - $17.00 Hour

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Job Summary: The Fitness Coordinator position assists the Deputy Director of Recreation with developing and facilitating the fitness program, events, fitness staff, and in the operation of the fitness studio and track. Main priorities of this position include the upkeep and oversight of the fitness studio--including scheduling and managing of fitness attendants, management of fitness classes and personal training sessions, as well as a focus on selling and maintaining fitness memberships and along with corporate memberships.

General Hours: This position requires 24 hours per week. Typical work days will be Monday through Friday with flexible hours. However, a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours may be required when the need exists.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties: Maintain good rapport with internal and external customers, providing exceptional customer service on a consistent basis. Creates, implements, supervises and evaluates fitness programs. Scheduling and managing part-time employees for coverage of all shifts. Be the contact person for all employee issues, including missed shifts, covering shifts if required. Communicate all schedule changes with class participants. Organization and facilitation of special fitness events. Maintaining checklists of equipment, maintenance, and cleaning. Assist Manager of Recreation Facilities in marketing and recruitment of new members & renewals. The fitness coordinator will be responsible for personal training consultations and subsequent distribution to the appropriate personal trainer. Tracking of corporate memberships. Keep bulletin board up to date and full of current programs. Orientate members with the equipment and services the Fitness Studio offers. Greet all patrons who enter the facility in a respectful manner. Schedule and provide orientations to new members as scheduled. Assist in the organization and management of magazine subscriptions. Keep track of member expiration dates. Enforce Fitness Studio rules and regulations. Report any concerns regarding Fitness Studio, track, locker rooms, members, policies, general facility, washer/dryer, etc. to the supervisor. Provides excellent customer service and maintain good rapport with members. Work well with other Park District staff members. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards. Adhere to the District’s safety and loss of prevention policies and procedures. Encourage safe work practices and participate in risk management training and activities. Communicate to the Deputy Director of Recreation of any problems, deviations, or daily activities which may have an impact on the overall operation of the department. Work with Marketing Coordinator to promote programs, services, special events, and registration information. Develop and maintain effective communication lines with the general community through presentation, resolution of complaints and suggestions, meeting attendance. Conduct staff meetings and trainings as necessary. Supervises and evaluates staff to effectively deliver upon the roles and responsibilities of the department.

Education, Experience, and Training: A minimum of 1 years’ experience in management/fitness. Personal trainer certified. Strong computer skills in Word and Outlook. Excellent oral and written skills, strong organizational and project management skills are essential. Ability to analyze and report on data. Knowledge of Recreation/fitness programs, services, facilities, and customer relations. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with general public and staff. Complete tasks and attain goals with minimal supervision.

Physical Demands/Work Environment: Work is performed mostly in an office setting; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. External work is required to supervise and work events and activities and to support programs within other areas of responsibility. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

To be considered for this position, please e-mail Arturo Segura at asegura@wdparks.org with your resume and cover letter.

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 Wood Dale Park District

 Contact

Arturo Segura
6309480510
asegura@wdparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $14/hr

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Visitor Services and Safety Officer (Second Shift)

Department: Visitor Services Reports to: Visitor Service and Safety Supervisor Location: Wheaton, IL

Opportunity

The Visitor Service and Safety Officer ensures the security and safety of the staff and visitors, and the physical assets of Cantigny Park. This position also supports the implementation of the Foundation’s special events and programs throughout the year. The ideal candidate has experience in visitor services, security, parks and recreation, or other related fields; and is committed to providing a high level of customer service to visitors. This is a second shift position (Wednesday through Sunday, 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm).

Responsibilities Monitor the security and communications equipment in the Operation Center following standard procedures as outlined in the general and specific orders Respond to fire and burglar alarms and follow established procedures Become knowledgeable in a wide range of information regarding the McCormick Foundation in order to relay accurate and timely information to visitor inquiries While on patrol, make continual security and safety checks of all facilities and grounds and report all findings to the operations officer. Document all incidents and communicate with supervisors if required Assist in the implementation of the special activities program to include but not limited to set up and breakdown, assisting vendors with transporting supplies, moving tables/chairs and putting up tents. Use established crowd control and parking procedures when required Enforce all Cantigny rules and regulations Be able and willing to make foot patrols in all weather conditions Operate the cash register in the park entrance booth Be knowledgeable in procedures for all shifts if required to work them Respond to visitor assistance calls to include first aid, tram service, motorist assist and any other assistance issues that arise Perform light maintenance on the grounds when required Assist the Cleaning Team with trash removal when required Answer the main Cantigny phone line in the absence of the Park Registrar Participate in an on-going professional development program with the guidance of your supervisor Provide for personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training; knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and proper handling of hazardous materials, and reporting any unsafe conditions to respective supervisor. Qualifications Experience in visitor service, security, parks and recreation, safety or related field Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills; must be proficient in English Basic computer skills Must be able to walk for extended periods of time and be able to lift at least 70 lbs. to just above the waist Must find satisfaction in working with the public and possess an outgoing, friendly, courteous, and enthusiastic personality Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission Valid Illinois driver's license Available to work weekends, evenings and holidays Must become trained in First Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillator. Must maintain valid certification Must take Cantigny Park's Child Safety training and become a mandated reporter

To apply: please submit resume online here: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a78839f6675ee9501667e0fe5d236b3&gns=Illinois%20Parks%20%26%20Recreation%20Association%20%28IPRA%29

Cantigny Park and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.

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 Cantigny Park

 Contact

Whitney Wade
mfresumes@mccormickfoundation.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000 - $50,000 DOQ

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FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Full-Time Building Technician

Closing Date: Until filled

General Hours: This is an FLSA non-exempt position. Four 10 hour days (Monday-Thursday / 6:30AM - 5:00 PM), 40-hour work week, with additional hours as necessary, including emergency on-call hours. Overtime is required, but not guaranteed, and based on the needs of the Division and the District as a whole.

Location: Parks Maintenance Facility – 2352 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Website: www.heparks.org

Qualifications/Duties:

HEPD is seeking a knowledgeable, qualified individual to serve as a Building Technician within the Aquatic and Building department. Individual must poses knowledge in commercial HVAC repair and maintenance, electrical trouble shooting and basic building maintenance. Must be capable of operating industry specific equipment and performing basic administrative procedures. This is a hands-on working position. Position reports to the Supervisor of Aquatics and Buildings. Salary range is $40,000 - $50,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Minimum 1 year of experience in commercial HVAC repairs (related fields) and an associates’ degree in related field is required.

This position is eligible for a full benefit package, including (but not limited to): IMRF participation, optional savings through 457, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, facility usage, and EAP.

Please submit Hoffman Estates Park District employment application online via the career opportunities page on the District’s website: www.heparks.org. If unable to apply online, please submit application to Dustin Hugen, Director of Parks, Planning & Maintenance.

Address: 2352 Hassell Road City, State: Hoffman Estates, IL Zip Code: 60169

Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Hoffman Estates Park District

 Contact

Eric Leninger
(847) 885-7500
eleninger@heparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $42,000 - $50,000 DOQ

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FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Full-Time Turf Manager

Closing Date: Until filled

General Hours: This is an FLSA non-exempt position. Four 10 hour days (Tuesday-Friday 6:30AM --> 5:00PM), 40-hour work week, with additional hours as necessary, including emergency on-call hours. Overtime is not guaranteed, but will be based on needs of the Division and District as a whole.

Location: Parks Maintenance Facility – 2352 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Website: www.heparks.org

Qualifications/Duties: Hoffman Estates Park District is seeking a knowledgeable, qualified individual to serve as the Turf Manager. Individual must poses knowledge in turf maintenance, irrigation and general horticulture. Must be capable of operating industry specific equipment, chemical applications, performing basic administrative procedures and directing seasonal staff. This is a hands-on working leadership position. Position reports to the Director of Parks, Planning & Maintenance as well as Supervisor of Park Grounds. Salary range is $42,000-50,000, depending on experience and qualifications. Minimum 3 years of experience in a related field. Associates’ degree in related field is required. Bachelors’ degree preferred.

This position is eligible for a full benefit package, including (but not limited to): IMRF participation, optional savings through 457, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, facility usage, and EAP.

Please submit Hoffman Estates Park District employment application online via the career opportunities page on the District’s website: www.heparks.org. If unable to apply online, please submit application to Dustin Hugen, Director of Parks, Planning & Maintenance.

Address: 2352 Hassell Road City, State: Hoffman Estates, IL Zip Code: 60169

Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Hoffman Estates Park District

 Contact

Eric Leninger
(847) 885-7500
eleninger@heparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $75,840.96 - $91,560.04

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APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE AT https://www.cityofmadison.com/jobs

General Description Come be a part of the team to help the Parks Division live our Vision of providing an ideal system of parks, natural resources and recreational opportunities which will enhance the quality of life for everyone. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and building community partnerships, this individual will ensure our parks are programmed and given purpose in a manner that promotes health and wellness, equity, inclusion, accessibility, safety, sense of community and connection with the environment throughout the entire system.

This is responsible managerial, professional, and administrative work in directing and coordinating Parks community service programs and services. This role incorporates oversight of the Warner Park Community Recreation Center (WPCRC), Goodman Pool and public beach aquatics services, volunteer programs, community-wide special event planning and programming, park facilities reservation services, Park Ranger program, dog park management and programming, and boat launch programs. Work involves considerable discretion and judgment in the development and implementation of assigned program and services. Under the general direction of the Assistant Parks Superintendent, the employee plays a key role in the overall management of the Parks Division.

WOMEN AND PEOPLE OF COLOR ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY You are required to submit a cover letter, resume and written essay as part of the application process. Any applicant who fails to submit a these items will be eliminated from consideration.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities Community Engagement, Inclusion, and Relations Management

• Represent the Madison Parks and/or City interests with the community, Neighborhood Associations, Madison Metropolitan School District, park use special interest groups and/or other governmental entities as appropriate. Negotiate and provide for pertinent contractual agreements and their implementation.

• Oversee the Madison Parks brand by marketing and promotion of Parks Events, programs and services using social media, electronic methods, surveys, printed materials, and newsletters, etc.

• Oversee the development and implementation of all outreach programs and services, including Adopt a Park, Adopt-A-Ice Rink, Marguerite Pohle Gardens, Parks Volunteer Recruitment, coordination and Volunteer Recognition Event.

• Oversee the policy and procedure development of all outreach programs and services including: Adopt-A-Park scheduling/coordination, park reservations and special interest groups.

• Develop and implement community consensus building strategies in order to maximize service delivery and customer service.

• Develop innovative partnerships and foster collaboration in the community to promote the activation of public parks and spaces with an emphasis on equity and inclusion.

• Resolve and/or respond to related inquiries/complaints from individuals, groups, alders and shareholders relative to Parks policies and procedures.

Program and Special Event Management, Development and Implementation

• Facilitate and oversee the planning and coordination for large community-wide events located on parkland, including but not limited to: Ride the Drive, Kids Garage Sale, Trucks and Treasures, Shake the Lake, diverse festivals, fundraisers, and Madison Park sponsored events.

• Oversee and advise major user groups, including community service organizations, special interest groups, (ie. Madison Metro School District, Madison Ultimate Frisbee Association, etc.) in the development and implementation of their plans for use and events within the Parks system

• Oversee the development and implementation of related programming and administration, facility rental operation, scheduling, and evaluation of Breese Stevens Stadium, Warner Park Baseball Stadium (Mallard's Duck Pond), Gates of Heaven, winter concession operations, boat storage and launch services, and dog parks.

• Champion Connecting Children with Nature Initiatives through managing work of consultant and building relationships for organizations to program the parks in such a manner.

• Oversee the Parks' customer's needs and satisfaction index through survey development, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, and evaluate strategies used.

• Develop and implement long range plans for fee assessments, programs, services and community support of the Parks Division, including evaluation for existing services.

• Oversee the facility rental, programming and fee assessment and collection of all athletic fields, facilities, shelters and pavilions, including establishing fees and negotiating fee modifications as appropriate.

• Establish program and service goals and objectives, within policy parameters. Establish and/or modify program operating procedures and standards, as appropriate. Lead Performance Excellence Initiatives from a Community Engagement perspective.

• Perform all related administrative activities to include the development and administration of program budgets. Conduct and report related statistical and qualitative assessments.

Administrative, Financial, and Personnel Management for Parks Community Engagement

• Provide high level expertise and direction as a key member of the Parks Management Team. Participate in and/or lead special and ongoing projects and program activities as directed by the Parks Superintendent or Assistant Superintendents. Take the lead on related Community Engagement issues and provide necessary direction.

• Direct and manage the staff, programs, and services of the Community Engagement section, incorporating responsibility for the development and implementation of programs that promote equity and inclusion. Direct the hiring and development of staff both directly and through subordinate supervisors.

• Oversee through general managerial responsibility for Community and Recreation Services, WPCRC, Goodman Pool and beach operations.

• Prepare, recommend and implement responsive capital and operating budgets.

• Oversee the billing and collection of all recreational, athletic and Parks event-related services provided.

• Oversee the development and implementation of related programming and administration, facility rental operation, scheduling, and evaluation.

• Perform related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Three (3) years of directly related professional experience in the comprehensive planning, management, and administration of community recreational/athletic programs and staff,

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• At least two (2) years experience in supervising or leading employees,

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• Graduation from a college or university with a degree in business administration, public administration, parks and recreation management or a related field.

If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:

At least four (4) years experience in applying the following:

• Theories, principles, and practices relating to administration and physical and programmatic operation of diverse community recreation programs.

• Principles and practices of business/public administration and management (e.g., customer service, lease negotiation, risk management, fiscal planning and control).

At least two (2) years experience in applying the following:

• Related computer operations and data management.

• Effective place making, public relations, and community involvement techniques.

• Full range of supervisory principles and practices, labor relations and personnel management.

• Budgeting and program administration principles and practices. The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its residents and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to effectively work with multicultural communities.

For a complete list of the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, please see the class specification.

Special Requirements

• Possession of a valid driver's license. • Ability to participate in the Parks Manager on Duty program, including responding to phone calls outside of normal work hours. Physical Requirements: • Employees in this position are expected to physically access parks and park facilities. • Otherwise work is performed in an office environment using standard office equipment such as a computer, telephone, copier, and fax machine. • Employees may be expected to attend meetings during the evening or on weekends and will be required to attend special event functions outside of normal work hours, including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

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 City of Madison Parks Department

 Contact

Victoria Larson
6082664618
vlarson@cityofmadison.com

 Closing Date

July 8, 2019