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Job Title: Landscape I
Department: Parks & Golf Operation
Reports to: Landscape Maintenance Supervisor or Lead Landscape Worker
Supervises: Seasonal part-time staff as assigned
Performs semi-skilled landscape and golf course maintenance at all parks and facilities as directed by the Landscape Maintenance Supervisor. Constructs ice rinks and performs snow removal.
1. Maintains turf areas including mowing, trimming, aerating and spraying for weeds.
2. Inspects parks and clean up debris.
3. Plants materials such as flowers, trees, shrubs, grass, etc.
4. Prunes hedges and trees.
5. Maintains irrigation systems and repair.
6. Participates in snow removal operations.
7. Participates in ice rink maintenance.
8. Inspects, cleans, maintains and performs routine maintenance on equipment.
9. Identifies turf and ornamental diseases and treats as necessary.
10. Operates equipment such as: riding mowers, trimmers, chain saw, power washer, snow blower.
11. Operates Des Plaines Park District vehicles
12. Cleans buildings and restrooms and needed.
1. Assists other work crews as needed.
2. Assist administrative staff with special maintenance requests.
3. May be required to perform overtime work as requested or required.
4. Attend related training to expand skills and knowledge
5. Assist patrons with providing information as requested.
6. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals
7. Perform additional duties as assigned.
8. Member of a Park District committee as assigned.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
Experience: Six months related experience; Possess mechanical skill and knowledge of turf and landscape equipment and tools.
Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certified, Classes available through Park District upon hire; Valid Illinois Driver’s License; Illinois Pesticide Operator License within six months of hire
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited university with a major in Recreation Administration or closely related field is preferred. Qualified candidate must have experience in planning, budgeting and scheduling recreation programs. Must be able to work an unconventional work week. Must be creative and have excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
Duties: Responsible for the planning, annual budget and program development of recreation programs. Ability to communicate effectively with other departments and recreation staff. Other duties as assigned.
Closing Date: May 31st 2022
Salary: $18 – $21 per hour plus IMRF pension benefits. Approximately 25 – 29 hours per week. Flexible work schedule. Opportunity to become a fulltime position.
Contact: Send resume and cover letter to: Lockport Twp. Park District, 1811 South Lawrence Ave, Lockport, IL 60441 Attention: Dave Herman, Director of Recreation. 815 838-1183 x 204 email@example.com. For complete job description visit www.lockportpark.org.
Skokie Park District has an immediate opening for a full-time Recreation Services Supervisor at the Weber Leisure Center. We offer an exceptional workplace, and an excellent immediate benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment. We are proud of other benefits offered to full-time staff. Some of our key benefit offerings are highlighted below:
Generous paid vacation, sick and personal leave
Participation in IMRF (a defined benefit pension plan), and other voluntary retirement plans
Continuing education benefits and participation at job related seminars and conferences
Eight paid holidays
Paid parental leave - up to 8 weeks after one year of service
Disability benefits provided by IMRF Facility Usage benefits for employee and their immediate family; Discounted rates for the following programs: preschool, childcare at our full service day care center, enrollment in our before/after school childcare program and summer camp programs
Education: Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation, Sports Management or a related field
Experience: Prefer, but not required, a minimum of two (2) years of recreational programming experience and supervisory experience. Must possess excellent customer service skills.
Certifications: Prefer Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP). Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certifications. CPR, AED, First Aid Instructor certification preferred.
Other qualificiations: Must possess excellent customer service skills, organizational skills, communication, and presentation skills. Prior experience working at a summer camp program is a plus.
The Weber Leisure Center Recreation Services Supervisor is responsible for managing the operations of the Weber Leisure Center customer service front desk to effectively serve the public and staff. Ensures that front desk staff are delivering excellent customer service. Supervises Weber Leisure Center athletic programming for tots, preschool-aged children, school-aged children, and families. Duties include birthday party programming, table tennis programming, special events, and other facility recreational programming. Supervises the District's general summer sports camps which includes Outdoor Sports Camp, Junior Sports Camp, contractual camps and Final Fling Summer camp.
Hires, trains, evaluates, schedules and supervises front-line customer service staff, early childhood and youth program instructors, and summer camp staff. Oversees Hot Shots and other contractual programs that take place at Weber Center. Oversees daily batch processing/reconciliation for the Weber Center including Fitness First, and the delivery of cash receipts/deposits to the Weber Center Administration offices on a daily basis. Develops new general interest programs and special events for all age groups to maximize the use and revenue of Weber Center programming rooms. Works at and assists with District-wide special events that occur throughout the year. Conducts regular staff meetings. Purchases the necessary program supplies following district purchasing guidelines. Strives to maintain a high level of customer service, both internal and external. This position is on-call for building emergencies and performs other duties as assigned.
To apply: Complete online employment application. Interviewing will begin immediately, so apply as soon as possible. Use the following link:
Contact information: Questions about this position may be directed to Lynn Seebacher, Director of Human Resources. email: LASeebacher@skokieparks.org Phone: 847-933-4357
The Oak Lawn Park District Community Pavilion is seeking a highly organized individual with excellent communication and customer service skills for the role of Athletic Supervisor. This is a full time, exempt position. The position will oversee adult athletics, youth intramural programming, Turkey Shoot and assist in the operation of the FLASH Before and After School Program at the Community Pavilion. Our adult athletics include our 100+ team Summer and Fall Softball Leagues, as well as Men's Basketball, Women's & Co-Rec Volleyball and more.
BENEFITS The Oak Lawn Park District is committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. Some of the many benefits we offer include: Medical, Dental and Vision Care; Pension Plan (IMRF); Paid-Time Off (Vacation, Sick-time, Holidays); Employee discounts at park district facilities and for programs- free use of all fitness facilities for employees; Monthly Healthy Living Club Meetings- provide staff an opportunity to try different forms of recreational activities at no cost.
QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited university with a Bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related discipline. At least two years of work experience in the field of recreation is desirable.
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR The Recreation Supervisor reports to the Pavilion General Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Coordinate adult athletic leagues, including volleyball, basketball, softball. • Hire, train and schedule athletics staff and referees. • Create and post league schedules and standings in a timely manner. • Communicate softball game schedules to the outdoor maintenance department. • Will work with NSA to schedule umpires for softball league games. • Monitor current trends in adult athletics and offer relevant and attractive programming to accommodate a variety of sports and skill levels. • Assist in daily the operations of the FLASH Before and After School Program. • Plan and schedule field trips and break camps. • Order supplies and snacks. • Distribute accurate attendance information and maintain attendance records. • Communicate the field schedule and other pertinent information to the outdoor maintenance department and the concessions supervisor in a timely manner. • Program lighting schedule as needed. • Create invoices and process payments. • Promote and facilitate the Turkey Shoot special event. • Work with the PR & Marketing Department to create advertisements and promotional materials for programming on a regular basis. • Will evaluate non-contracted programming and operations on a regular basis to insure we are meeting or exceeding the required 30% profit margin on revenue to cover overhead expenses. • Will be required to work back to school event as well as Halloween event. • If a major event occurs that limits park district operations or forces a park district shut down and restricts employee from performing their normal job duties they may be assigned to duties outside of their job description as warranted by the situation. • Assist in fulfilling agency’s mission, vision, and strategic plan, including attending any related meetings or performing any related job duties. • Other duties as assigned.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS • Observe and enforce the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the safety program • Attend meetings with other departments in the park district to keep informed of events within the district
PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times
PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Must be able to work closely with co-workers • Must be able to work well with the general public
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS • Worker must be able to work indoors and outdoors on occasion in weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, and rain) • Indoor environmental conditions will include lighting and temperature
COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS • The ability to read, write, and organize materials • Must be able to follow directions - oral and written
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS • CPRP Recommended
Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to Cate Coyle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Round Lake Area Park District, located in the northwest suburbs of Lake County, Illinois. We have more than 60 parks and provide recreation services to a diverse community.
Our mission is to promote healthy lifestyles through recreation programs, facilities and open spaces. Help us reach our mission by applying for our open Superintendent of Recreation position. Your input and decisions will have a meaningful impact on our community.
This is a full-time, IMRF position. Our benefits package include medical, dental, vision and life insurance. In addition to IMRF, we offer a 457 retirement savings plan.
Our Superintendent of Recreation is responsible for the overall supervision of all recreation programming. Our programs include athletics, theater, dance, senior citizen programing, and special events. You will also serve as the District's risk management liaison.
Our ideal candidate will:
have a Bachelor's degree recreation, physical education, public administration or similar field.
Three to five years of progressive recreation experience
CPRP certification a plus or the ability to obtain professional certification
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Google suite of products.
Your responsibilities include:
-Supervision of all Recreation department staff
-Review the effectiveness of current programming
-Collaborate with the Recreation team to establish department goals.
-Work with PDRMA's Risk Management Consultant on the Loss Control Review and safety projects
-Develop Summer Internship program
-Prepare Recreation Department annual budget
This position offers an excellent opportunity for growth and development in the parks and recreation field. If you are ready to join a team where your input is valued and respected submit your resume and cover letter to http://roundlakeareaparkdistrict.bamboohr.com/jobs.