BASIC FUNCTIONS Oversees the Park District’s Youth, Teens and Adult programs, Community Center supervision including front office operations and assists with special events. This position is classified as a full-time, exempt position. Normal hours 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday with 30 minute lunch, but may exceed 40 hours per week and include evenings, weekends and holidays. QUALIFICATIONS The Recreation Supervisor must be have a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, two years full-time or equivalent experience in recreation programming or and in supervising part-time/seasonal staff and independent contractors. CPRP desirable. Must have the knowledge and ability to effectively manage, plan, organize and implement a diverse array of programs and contribute to the recreation department mission and goals. Must also possess good public relations skills, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and have the ability to work with all age groups. Ability to operate necessary equipment and computer software in order to perform assigned duties. A valid driver’s license is also required. IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Evaluated by the Superintendent of Recreation RESPONSIBILITIES • Plans, organizes and directs a comprehensive recreation program for Youth (including camps), Teens and Adults (18-50 years). • Coordinates and supervises Community Center staff for office and program coverage • Assists with office operations including customer service (phone and walk-in) and processes program registration and permits as required • Exercises immediate supervision of staff within their areas of recreation programming. • Evaluates program content, personnel performance, operations expenditures and recommends and implements changes as necessary. • Submits budget reports. Once approved, directs the expenditures of program funds in accordance with agency policies. • Recruits, interviews and selects prospective employees for part-time, seasonal positions and independent contractors. • Assists with an effective marketing plan for the community including brochure, print marketing, website and social media. • Attends special meetings and/or educational sessions to maintain professional developments. • Communicates effectively with staff verbally and in writing. • Prepares written and verbal reports as required.• Provides necessary data in the preparation of periodic research. • Oversees, plans and implements programs and activities within area or responsibility and supports Recreation Team members as required. • Purchases program equipment and supplies as needed. • Provides job orientation for newly hired employees/staff. • Motivates employees to improve quantity and quality of work. • Participates in the human resource function within the district in regards to employees and volunteers under responsibility. • Develops with supervisor needs assessment and evaluation tools. • Dresses appropriately for work. • Is respectful, courteous and polite to the public and fellow employees. • Is an active and positive member of the Recreation Team. • Is knowledgeable on all areas of agency to better answer inquires and provide stellar customer service.• Promotes and performs all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the park District’s safety program. • Performs any and all other related responsibilities as deemed necessary or requested by the Superintendent of Recreation or the Executive Director. PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Ability to work cohesively and cooperatively with co-workers, peers and staff. • Ability to handle pressure from being held responsible for the operations, financial accountability, and personnel of the programs and facilities under your direction. • Ability to handle questions, complaints and concerns from the public and from employees in a professional manner.• Ability to manage crisis situations. • Ability to drive to required meetings, workshops and District facilities. PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Must be physically able to set-up rooms for programs, rentals and events • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. • Must be able to reach, kneel and bend. • May be required to be active in the operation of programs as needed. • Must be able to hear conversational voice with or without a hearing aid. • Must be able to speak and be understood under normal circumstances. • Must be able to see and read computer screen with or without corrective lenses. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS • Ability to perform responsibilities indoors and outdoors • Ability to perform his/her duties in various lighting, temperature and weather conditions. COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS • Must possess good analytical skills, problem-solving ability, and overall good judgment in completing responsibilities. • Must possess ability to accept direction and supervision. • Must be able to adaptable to change. Please email resume and cover letter to: email@example.com - PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS
Under the general direction of the Superintendent of Parks and Planning, the Assistant Superintendent of Parks and Planning is responsible for managing the day to day operation of the Parks and Planning Department. Responsibilities include the maintenance of 47 park sites consisting of 439.6 acres of owned land and 295.6 acres of leased land, three outdoor swimming pools, athletic fields, and other District assets.This position also assists in the maintenance of fifteen buildings, management of construction projects, equipment purchases, and development of the department’s capital repair and replacement plan.Current management areas within the department include Trades, Parks, Horticulture, and Fleet.
The ideal candidate will possess:
-BA/BS in Park Management, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Turf Management, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Minimum ten (10) years of progressive experience in park maintenance, facility maintenance, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills.
-CPRP, CPSI, and Pesticide Applicator License preferred.
How to Apply
-Review the recruitment brochure at https://tinyurl.com/y6xaur9n.
-Candidates should apply online at jobs.palatineparks.org with a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.
-First review of candidates will begin on July 10, 2019.
-For more information contact Peter Cahill, Assistant Superintendent of District Services and Projects, at 847.496.6262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Palatine Park District is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
GovTemps is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Park Grounds Supervisor at the Fox Valley Park District. Selected candidate is expected to work an estimated three months as a GovTemps employee with opportunity to be considered for the full-time position as a District employee later this summer. Position will work forty (40) hours/week with evening and weekend work as needed.
Position Duties: Reporting to the Asst. Director of Park Operations, this is a “working supervisor” position managing two full-time and up to 12 part-time staff in performance of ground maintenance duties including ornamental repair and renovation. Other duties include: assigning and supervising staff, budgeting, processing work orders, purchasing, contractor oversight, and project management.
Ideal candidate will have 5 years grounds management experience 2 years supervisory experience Ability to perform manual maintenance tasks Possess computer experience with strong organizational, and project management skills CDL and pesticide applicator’s license is preferred Hourly Wage and Selection Process: $30/hour. GovTemps benefits include employer matched IRA retirement plan and optional health insurance. Apply online with resume and cover letter to GovHRjobs.com. Position will remain until filled. Candidates seeking to supplement IMRF pension by working for GovTemps are encouraged to apply. Questions are encouraged. Contact Mike Earl, Senior VP, at 224-261-8366 or email@example.com
The Streamwood Park District is seeking a qualified, friendly, energetic, and experienced applicant to work with the elected Board of Commissioners. The executive director is the chief administrative officer of the Park District. The executive director is responsible for the implementation of district policy, and overall management of the district's park and recreation system. The primary function of the executive director is to carry out the district's statutory responsibilities and to enact and follow the policies adopted by the Park District Board of Commissioners. The executive director shall be the administrative head of all department heads and divisions of the district, regarding recreation programming, personnel management, facility development and business management. A detailed job description is available by contacting Larry Piekarz, Interim Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be accepted through July 12, 2019. Please send all resumes to: Streamwood Park District Attn. Larry Piekarz 777 S. Bartlett Road Streamwood, Illinois 60107
The City of Beloit has an employment opportunity in the Parks and Recreation Division of the Department of Public Works and is currently accepting applications for the position of Recreation Coordinator.
This position is responsible for developing, organizing, planning, and implementing assigned recreation and athletic programs. Additionally, assisting the Recreation Supervisor in the overall management of recreational facilities that support these programs, including but not limited to the Ice Arena, Municipal Pool, Rotary River Center, and Concession Operations at the Riverside Park Lagoon.
Qualified candidates will be expected to have a creative, problem-solving approach and well-developed interpersonal communication skills and an ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff, elected and appointed officials, government agencies, service and community organizations, private business and the general public.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Parks and Recreation Administration or a related field. A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in the Parks and Recreation field. Certified Parks and Recreation Professional is preferred, or the ability to obtain certification within 1 year of employment. Certified in First Aid and CPR or ability to obtain certification within 1 year of employment. Other combinations of training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position will also be considered.
Equal opportunity employer
Please apply at http://www.beloitwi.gov