General Purpose: Responsible for all aspects of banquet operations at the Mayfair Banquet Facility and the marketing aspects of the Westchester Park District as a whole, performing a variety of professional and administrative tasks while focusing on detail, quality presentation and customer service. In addition to banquet operations, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing strategies for the District.
Supervision: Works under and reports directly to the Mayfair Center Manager. Responsible for hiring, training, monitoring and evaluating banquet staff – including banquet supervisors, porters, birthday party staff and security personnel with the approval of the Mayfair Center Manager.
Compensation: This position is exempt. Starting hiring range is $36,000-$40,000 with an excellent benefits package.
Scheduled Hours: This is a full-time, IMRF-eligible position. Hours will vary to include days with some evenings and weekends.
Skills: • Ability to effectively meet and communicate with the public and provide excellent customer service. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and the ability to handle stressful situations. •The ability to work well with a large group of people in a team environment. •Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software. Knowledge of the operation of office equipment. Ability to learn the District’s registration software RecTrac. •Basic knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices. Ability to perform cashier duties for payments accurately and train others. •Knowledge of marketing, public relations, sales, and customer service is preferred.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in hospitality, marketing or business management is an asset but not required. Must possess a current Food Service Sanitation License or receive after 60 days on the job. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, days, weekends and holidays.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Schedule appointments for prospective clients for banquets, finalize contracts, follow through on and receive payments, maintain contact with clients throughout the process, follow up at the conclusion of the rental and provide any additional services necessary. •Performs routine clerical and administrative work in answering phones and e-mail, monitoring all rental requests and returning correspondence in a timely manner. •Provide on-site supervision of rental agreements for large parties/events, maintaining open communication with guests and on-site contact to ensure all expectations are met or exceeded. •Keeps an open line of communication during rentals with on-site staff to help troubleshoot rental issues or answer questions. •Monitors staff to ensure all procedures are followed. Conducts formal annual review of banquet staff performance and provides guidance in performing their jobs better. Provides discipline of personnel when required. Handles employee concerns and promotes a positive work environment and team atmosphere. Conducts staff meetings to build rapport and ensure staff is well informed. •Produces a monthly banquet report. •Controls banquet costs by seeking new ways to decrease expenditures and increase revenue. Maintain inventory of supplies and order/pick up what is needed for banquet operations. •Markets and promotes banquet facility to encourage additional rentals, opportunities, and revenue. •Accepts member/guest complaints/concerns and works with the Mayfair Center Manager to provide a solution in a timely and professional manner to ensure guest satisfaction. •Develops and manages the advertising/marketing/public relations master plan for the District and oversees all marketing initiatives for the District. •Assists in planning, implementation, advertising and participation of special projects and community-wide events. •Prepares a quarterly report of marketing and communications tasks/projects. •Coordinates and administers all aspects of the banquet, marketing and sponsorship budgets. •Educates and advises park district staff on advertising and public relations. •Oversees and coordinates development and distribution of all outgoing publicity for the Recreation Department, including but not limited to newsletters, electronic posts, marquee, and notifications. Implements and manages agency social media outlets. •Develops relationships with local media outlets. Coordinates services of outside marketing specialists as needed. To apply, please email a cover letter and a resume to Rory Joyce, Mayfair Center Manager, at email@example.com. Any questions, please call Rory at (708)562-6410 Ext. 326.
ABOUT US: The Crystal Lake Park District is largest park district in McHenry County. The district owns and manages over 1,400 acres of land spread among 43 sites. There are 58,000 residents living in the park district boundaries, including all of Crystal Lake and Lakewood, a portion of Lake in the Hills and some unincorporated areas. The park district has 13 buildings for programming, 21 playgrounds, 2 splash pads, 15 tennis courts and 14 basketball courts.
JOB SUMMARY: The Lippold Park/Athletic Supervisor, under the direction of the Manager of Recreation Facilities, is responsible for the planning, organization and supervision of specific assigned recreation programs. Responsible for the program areas to include but are not limited to the following: Boncosky Complex Management to include CLPD Leagues, Tournaments, Beer Garden, Special Events (races, fundraisers, etc.); Management of the Golf Learning Center (range/green, inventory/ordering product and closures); All Lippold Park Field Rentals; Batting Cages; youth and adult athletic programs and leagues as assigned. Accountable for profit and loss of designated areas. Direct supervisor of part time and seasonal employees.
QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will have a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation and park administration, leisure studies or related field. Minimum of three years full time experience with a community service agency in recreation management preferred. Possess a thorough knowledge of the theory and philosophy of recreation and park management and the ability to interpret this philosophy to others. Knowledge of the principles of leisure programs leadership and knowledge of leisure program developmental principles. A sound background in financial management and budgetary techniques as well as knowledge of personnel management practices is mandatory.
SCHEDULING AND PAY: This is a full-time, exempt position. Scheduling is generally Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Some weekends and evenings are required. Target hiring range is $46,756.00 - $58,445.00, based on qualifications.
BENEFITS WE OFFER:
• Medical Coverage
• Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Telehealth Coverage • Group Life Insurance • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Colonial Life Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Days • Sick Days • Personal Days • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Tuition Reimbursement
TO APPLY: Please visit us at www.crystallakeparks.org – go to “join us” then “Job & Volunteer Opportunities” to complete an online job application.
This position will be open until filled. The Crystal Lake Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting Date: 16-Jul-2020 to 10-Aug-2020 (CST) Department: Parks & Recreation Location: Richmond Heights, MO, USA Salary Range: $89,800 - $103,000 Salary Full Time
This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position which includes a full range of benefits including paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and employee health, dental, vision, life, disability, and LAGERS pension programs.
All applications must apply through portal link: https://richmondheights.applicantpro.com/jobs/1459352.html
Parks & Recreation Director
Dept/Div: Parks & Recreation FLSA Status: Exempt
General Definition of Work Performs complex professional work managing the City's parks and recreation programs, personnel and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.
Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Directs the general administration of the department; makes recommendations for department's vision and direction; collaborates with subordinates and supervisor, and administers direction.
Prepares, administers, coordinates and monitors department budget, revenues and expenses; manages preparation of bid specifications, purchasing, research, and makes recommendations; provides direction to staff in spending practices and overall budget practices.
Manages department staff, including hiring and disciplinary action recommendations to the City Manager, coaching, mentoring, team building, counseling, scheduling; makes recommendations for staff additions or reductions, daily direction, and serves as a positive role model.
Provides goal setting, both short and long range, policy development, implementation and administration for the department; Participates as a valuable member of the City management team for overall community issues and direction.
Works as a member of the management team to guarantee the City's Mission is accomplished, and to assure the resident's, business's, and staff's, well-being and needs are met; ensures that management communicates effectively, resources are used efficiently and effectively, and the City's future vision is achieved through proper planning and technology innovations.
Serves as a City department liaison in working with various organizations, departments, groups, companies, and individuals in coordinating efforts for the department and City. Seeks out and fosters partnerships with area organizations, public agencies and businesses.
Coordinates the design, acquisition, planning and construction of parks and facilities; applies for and administers grants.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of all phases of recreation activities and their administration; thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of park and recreation planning and development; thorough knowledge of the facilities and equipment needed in a broad recreation program and of the proper arrangement of recreation areas; ability to assume management responsibility of all parks related facilities; ability to develop and execute a well-rounded program of recreation activities; ability to cooperate with and interpret recreational philosophies to authorities, private groups, agencies, and the general public; ability to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the activities of personnel involved in a well-rounded recreation program; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present detailed reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with governmental officials, volunteers, community groups, associates and the general public.
Education and Experience Bachelor's degree required with coursework in parks and recreation, or related field and extensive experience managing parks and recreation operations and personnel.
Physical Requirements This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires standing and walking and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines, opera ing motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
Special Requirements NRPA Certified Parks & Recreation Professional certification preferred, within one year of hire. CPR/First Aid certification within six months of hire. Valid driver's license.
All applicants must apply through portal link: https://richmondheights.applicantpro.com/jobs/1459352.html
The Des Plaines Park District is looking to hire for three part-time positions: Mt. View Adventure Center Manager, Lake Park Supervisor, and Golf Center Front Desk. If candidates are looking for additional hours, they are encourage to apply for 2-3 positions for an opportunity to work up to 30 hours per week!
To apply, please go to dpparks.org/jobs and apply for the job(s) you are interested in.
Front Desk – Golf Center (Part-Time) – $12.00/hour
Front Desk Receptionist is responsible for providing general customer service, checking in members, handling cash transactions for services offered at the Golf Center and having a basic knowledge of Des Plaines Park District operations.
Mt. View Adventure Center Manager (Seasonal) – $12.00/hour
Operations Manager oversees the day to day operations of Mountain View Adventure Center including cash control, customer relations and staff supervision.
Lake Park Supervisor (Seasonal) – $12.50/hour
Lake Park Supervisor oversees the day to day operations of Lake Park including cash control, customer relations and staff supervision.
Pay Range: $12-$15/hr.
Summary: Under the direction of the Manager of Peck Farm Park Interpretive Center, the Program Assistant is responsible for assisting with and leading classes, programs, and tours; general office duties at Peck Farm Park; assisting with exhibits; general maintenance of the facilities as needed; and special duties as assigned.
Supervisor: The Part-time Peck Farm Park Program Assistant reports to the Manager of Peck Farm Park Interpretive Center and the Executive Director.
Qualifications: A four-year degree or the equivalent combination of education, experience and training in environmental education, science or similar fields. Must be at least 18 years of age and have criminal background clearance and current CPR and First Aid certifications; present oneself as a positive role model and maintain the ability to communicate effectively with participants and parents.
Hours: 25-40 hours per week average. Hours may fluctuate with season, program and/or office needs. Due to the nature of the work, evening and weekend hours are required. Schedule: M-F: as assigned and S-Sunday: as assigned.
Essential Functions: 1. Assist with and lead, as necessary, interpretative programs at Peck Farm Park with an emphasis in environmental education, natural and cultural history, for individuals and groups of all ages, including families, scout groups, school groups, preschoolers, birthday party groups, and adults. 2. Understand and interpret recreational, educational, historical and environmental resources at Peck Farm Park to all visitors. 3. Maintain displays and exhibits for the Nature Discovery, Hawks Hollow and History Rooms. General maintenance of the Peck House and park grounds as needed. 4. Understand and share the natural and cultural history of Peck Farm Park. 5. General office duties as required. 6. Supervision of facility rentals as needed. Marginal Functions: 1. Assist with Special Events as needed. 2. Complete special projects as assigned. 3. Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.
Cognitive Considerations: 1. Resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons and work together with employees. 2. The Program Assistant must exhibit good problem-solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.
To apply for this position, please apply online at www.genevaparks.com/about/employment. Please include a letter of interest, resume and application.