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 $18.00 - $26.00 DOQ

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The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, multi-tasker, with ability to work well with others, who would be responsible for supporting various human resource related job functions throughout the park district, including assisting with bi-weekly payroll, assisting in the recruitment and training of employees, maintaining the park district’s employee policy manual and managing the overall employee benefit package of the park district.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate would have at least three (3) years of related human resource experience. Candidates should possess the ability to work independently, solve problems comprehensively, and perform in a fast-paced environment, detail oriented and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Proficiency in the use of computers and office machines is required. Excellent understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. is required. Experience using Springbrook accounting software a plus, but not required. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation spelling and vocabulary. Ability to provide excellent internal and external customer service, strong verbal skills, organizational skills, advanced planning and analytical ability. Capability to utilize initiative and sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; prioritize, organize and coordinate work activities.

Hours: Approximately 24-28 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible and can vary depending on the candidate and the park district's needs. Interested candidates should apply online at: You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. This position is eligible for a defined benefit pension plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Duties Include: • Provide administrative support of the District’s overall human resource function, including special projects, variety of paperwork, recommending improvements, recruiting, and employee relation issues. • Function as a backup to the Accounting Supervisor in their absence. • Process background checks, driver abstracts, and other aspects of the employment and onboarding process. • Conduct new hire orientations and trainings as assigned. • Manage the employee performance evaluation process. • Manage the District’s employment application process while also managing and maintaining job announcements throughout the park district including the District’s online application site. • Assist in managing employee programs including but not limited to rewards, recognition, and apparel. • Assist with the processing and distribution of W-2 & 1099 forms. • Assist in the District’s annual audit process. • Track employee hours worked for eligibility towards IMRF, employee insurance benefits, and program discount eligibility. • Update and maintain the Personnel Policy Manual for both full-time and part-time employees. • Suggest improvements for processes, and procedures to support the District’s human resources function. • Assist with and support the risk management program of the Park District. • Manage and maintain employee time-off accruals. • Maintain mandated federal and state job-site postings. • Maintain compliance with OSHA requirements. • Assist the Finance Supervisor with payroll and accounts payable functions as needed. • Serves as backup to the Finance Supervisor in payroll and accounts payable functions in his/her absence. • Assist all employees of the Park District as needed. • Perform other duties as assigned

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Nicholas Cinquegrani

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000-$50,000 DOQ

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Recreation Supervisor – Adults & Seniors
Department: Recreation - General
Supervisor: Superintendent of Recreation
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

SUMMARY: The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for programs, activities, trips, events and operations of this programming area. This is an at-will position.

QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university, with a resource in Leisure, Recreation, or related field. Proven successful and progressive experience in leadership in a supervisory or executive capacity. Experience and knowledge of local government, community organizations, and other social agencies. Must obtain Commercial Driver’s License within 60 days of being hired. Professional Certification desired.



• Aid the Superintendent of Recreation in directing programs that satisfy the needs of the community.

• Develop and implement the programs so that they run successfully and are interesting and rewarding for the participants.


• Develop and update job descriptions as needed.

• Develop and maintain good working relationships among staff.

• Meet regularly with Golden Years Council (GYC) Board of Directors, GYC Program Staff, and Sub-Committees.


• Responsible for scheduling the Senior Center daily room usage from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

• Responsible for supervision of the Community Center as assigned.

• Make recommendations to the Superintendent of Recreation regarding purchase of equipment or facility enhancements.

• Make recommendations to the Golden Years Council regarding purchase of equipment or facility enhancements.


• Educate staff on the Mission, Vision, and Values of the District.

• Educate staff concerning program purpose and philosophy of Park District.

• Through leadership and personal relationships, encourages part time staff to promote positive community relationships.

• Develops rapport with Senior Center members.

• Responsible for developing & proofing of program information for the program catalog three (3) times a year.


• Keeps program attendance reports.

• Develops and monitors Senior/Adult Budget.

• Ensures Township report is completed by GYC.

• Conducts meetings with volunteers as needed.

• Monitors and tracks employees’ payroll information and time cards.

• Acts as liaison to the Golden Years Council Board.


• Answers phone and waits on seniors wanting to register for programs when volunteer not present.

• Monitors cleanliness of Senior Center.

• Maintains all bulletin boards keeping information current.

• Assist in program set-ups as needed.

• Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

• Maintains informational and referral services file.

• It is the responsibility of all Park District employees to pick up litter throughout the building, grounds, and facilities of the District.

• Staff is expected to help with the successful implementation of programs, parks, and services across program areas and between departments.


• All employees are responsible for implementing the policies and procedures that pertain to safety and health.

• Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that their employees follow the established safety rules.

• First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification required.


Generational Programming may feel pressure from establishing and maintaining rules and regulations. Should have ability to deal with other people under stressful situations.


Job may include lifting, twisting, bending and squatting. Should be able to lift 25 pounds. Should be able to sit at least 80% of the day. Job includes repetitive hand movements.


May be exposed to extreme temperatures when acting as trip supervisor. Most activities are done indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.


Should exhibit good problem solving abilities and good judgment in keeping with the Park District mission. Should be able to follow directions from supervisor and co-workers.

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 Rolling Meadows Park District


Conor Cahill

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $62,446 - 90,530

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The Recreation Manager is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and supervision of a wide variety of youth and adult enrichment activities at six (6) community centers. In addition to community center program responsibilities, the manager is responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of a comprehensive summer playground program, mobile recreation units program, and department special events. Further responsibilities include the supervision of two (2) full-time personnel, and over one hundred-fifty (150) part-time personnel, as well as budget management and purchasing functions, and the formation of community partnerships to enhance programming.

The ideal candidate has the ability to manage a diverse staff and a wide variety of recreation programs, along with the passion to work to ensure the recreation needs of all individuals in Milwaukee are being met.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in recreation management, athletic administration, sports management, education, or related field. Master’s Degree and/or Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred. A minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible full-time recreation experience. Familiarity and/or experience with the fundamentals of urban recreation preferred.

Responsibilities: Supervises professional staff in the administration of recreation services.Establishes performance measures for subordinates and evaluates performance against these standards. Supports professional staff in the recruitment, hiring, training, and retention of part-time employees. Determines goals and objects for assigned area. Conducts regular site visits (evenings and weekends) to determine program effectiveness and to provide evaluation feedback and support to professional staff. Provides assistance to professional staff in the development, implementation, and monitoring of program budgets.Monitors revenue collection for assigned area. Implements business practices and policies including fees and charges oversight, inventory control, and supply purchases. Assists with a thorough review of and edits to marketing materials and programs listed in seasonal activity guides. Monitors activity registrations via recreation registration software and recommends program adjustments where necessary. Manages program area customer surveys, assists in the interpretation of data, and supervises changes in programming based on customer feedback. Assesses community needs, investigates program trends, and recommends program adjustments. Investigates and responds to inquiries and complaints relating to citizen use of recreation programs. Establishes partnerships with other MPS departments, governmental units, and community-based organizations to enhance Community Center program development and service delivery. Represents the Department on school and community councils, committees, and advisory groups. Actively supports the MPS Five Pillars of Success. Performs other duties as assigned.

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 Milwaukee Recreation


Brian Litzsey

 Closing Date

May 1, 2019

 $10.00 / Hr.

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Niles Park District is excited to offer an array of summer internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates. Enthusiastic and driven applicants are encouraged to submit their credentials for openings in the following areas:

  • Athletics

  • Aquatic Facility Operations

  • General Recreation and Summer Camps

  • Ice Rink Operations

  • Groundskeeping

  • Tennis Facility Operations

Interns can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. Specific job responsibilities will vary by facility. Interns will gain experience across a wide range of essential tasks, including: revenue & inventory control, programming, staff supervision, customer service, special event planning & implementation, and marketing. Requirements applicable to all positions include:

  • Area of study in Recreation / Leisure Studies or related field.

  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.

  • Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to attend Niles Park District training to become certified).

For more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Dubs at 847-583-2735 or email

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 Niles Park District


Peter Dubs

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a seasonal position from approximately May - August. The hours are 7:00am - 3:30pm and may include weekends. Apply online at $13.00 per hour DOE Essential Job Functions:•Mowing park district turf. •Operation of park district vehicles and machinery. •General road repair: asphalt patching. •Turf maintenance – seeding, aerating, weed eradicating. •Planting and trimming of trees and shrubs. •Sports field preparation including dragging, rolling and marking lines. •Removing all garbage and refuse materials from parks and facilities. •Positive interaction and cooperation with all staff and the public. •Routine parks, facilities, and equipment cleaning maintenance and repairs. •Participation in the Park District Safety Program and its directives. •Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good will ambassador for the District at all times. •Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members. •Must be available by district cell phone at all times.

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 Morton Grove Park District


Laura Kee

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled