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 $60,500 DOQ

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The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is looking for a full-time Human Resources Manager to join our National Gold Medal award-winning team. The Park District boasts 30 parks, 11 facilities including Ice Arena, golf course/restaurant, Racquet & Fitness Club, Environmental Center, Community Center, Sports Complex, Clubhouse rental facility, and outdoor pool.

Responsibilities will include all aspects of human resources including but not limited to:

• Providing direct support to managers and department heads related to employee performance management

• Recruiting and onboarding; orientation

• Benefits administration

• Employee training, development, relations and recognition

• Compliance reporting

• Leaves of absence

• Affordable Care Act administration and monitoring

• Responding to employee inquiries and maintaining confidentiality

• Ensuring compliance with applicable employment laws (Worker’s Comp, FMLA, EEOC DOL, IDOL, ADA, etc.) as well as Park District policies

• Conducting and documenting investigations as needed

Training & Education::

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, organizational development, or related field with five or more years of progressive human resources experience, or a combination of education and experience. Master's Degree a plus.

• Excellent interpersonal, coaching, communication, critical thinking, detail management, and organizational skills

• Ability to research, analyze and interpret information and make sound recommendations for action

• Familiar with all federal, state, local, and municipal laws and guidelines for HR

• Ability to work independently

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

• Certification in human resources (PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) a plus

Salary Range:

Starting pay $60,500 - DOQ


Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00pm. Some evenings and weekends as needed. 1-hr lunch.


The Park District provides a benefit package consisting of: PPO/HMO health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance , paid vacation days after 3 months, 12 sick days each year, paid holidays, 457 deferred compensation plan, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (pension plan), flexible spending account, and facility/program privileges for employee and eligible dependents.


Please apply online at: Resume and a cover letter required.

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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 Homewood-Flossmoor Park District


Sharon Dangles

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Location: Vaughan Athletic Center Website: Hours: Monday and Friday 8-5; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10-7
Salary: $46,000+ DOQ

Qualifications: Possess a strong interest in Health and Fitness with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Physical Education, or a related field required. Requires at least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a fitness center. Nationally recognized personal trainer certification required, and individual must be up to date with fitness trends and current fitness programs. Experience and understanding of customer service, recreation administration, budgeting, personnel procedures, safety and program planning is required. Excellent customer service skills with strong communication skills in both verbal and written format. Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook). Recreation Software experience is preferred with RecTrac experience a plus. Possess attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task. Personal Training certification from an accredited program is a plus. Must have CPR/First Aid training or receive within 2 months of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation. Available for flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Fox Fitness General Manager, the Fox Fitness Assistant Manager is responsible for overseeing all personal training and fitness programming efforts as well as assisting the General Manager with overall brand expectations at all three Fox Fitness Center locations. Responsibilities include providing positive customer service, staffing, scheduling, budgeting, sales, organizing, publicizing, and safety of all assigned areas, including programs, special events, and other services to promote health and fitness to members and the community. The Assistant Manager is responsible for ensuring preventative maintenance is handled on all equipment at all three locations. The Assistant Manager will be a liaison to the office coordinator to ensure all training, fitness floor tasks, and brand expectations are being met by the fitness attendants. The Assistant Manager will also oversee all Fox Fitness community involvement opportunities. Other duties include but are not limited to updating seasonal brochures, driving program promotion, staff training, performance management, facility management, purchasing, inventory equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.

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 Fox Valley Park District


Lisa Santoria

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Recreation Specialist

$40,0000 FLSA Exempt

Description: Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) serves members of the community in the Park Districts of Des Plaines, Golf-Maine, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge, Skokie and the Village of Lincolnwood. Located in the north suburbs adjacent to Chicago, IL, M-NASR is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, teens and adults with physical, intellectual and emotional disabilities by providing quality Therapeutic Recreation programs. Qualifications: Applicant must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Strong organizational, written, verbal and leadership skills. Must be comfortable with public speaking and leading seasonal orientation sessions. Must work effectively with individuals with disabilities, parents, Member District staff, M-NASR part-time staff, community personnel and co-workers. CTRS Certification strongly preferred, and required within one year of employment. Certification in CPR & First Aid, Lifeguarding and Handle with Care required within six (6) months of employment. Applicant must have a clean driving record and valid Illinois license. Pre-employment physical, criminal background check and drivers abstract are required prior to start date. Responsibilities: Recreation Specialist will develop, coordinate, lead and evaluate a variety of recreational activities for individuals with special needs of all ages. Specialist will work closely with the Senior Operations Manager or Program Manager to train, coordinate, supervise, implement and evaluate programs. The Recreation Specialist will directly lead a variety of weekly recreational programs, special events or overnight trips for all age ranges and ability levels, including evening and weekend hours. Additional responsibilities include documentation, budgeting, planning, developing write-ups for seasonal brochures, supervision of part time staff in programs, networking, driving accessible agency vehicles, and other duties as assigned.

M-NASR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

M-NASR 6820 W. Dempster Street Morton Grove, IL 60053

Apply online at For questions, contact: Lauren Ruiz, Program Manager 847-966-5522 ext. 3013

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Lauren Ruiz

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Recreation Intern $225/week Stipend Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, special events (Community Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, general administration, budgeting, and marketing. The intern will also create and run programs of their choosing.
Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motivated and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public as a whole. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. Any interested candidate should possess a Recreation, Sport Management or equivalent degree or work towards one. Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to or Jill Higgins, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.

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 Munster Parks and Recreation


Jill Higgins
(219) 836-7275

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $46,000 - $55,000, dependent on qualifications

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JOB SUMMARY: The Glenview Park District is proud to operate a dynamic and diverse aquatic program which includes 3 facilities: Splash Landings (a year round indoor), Flick Pool (summer only outdoor), and Roosevelt Pool (summer only outdoor). Our aquatics department offers a wide variety of programs and activities including swim lessons, pool rentals/parties, outdoor food concessions, birthday parties, and other special events. In this fun and challenging role, you will be an important part of our aquatic management team. Reporting to the Manager of Aquatics, as the Aquatics Supervisor you will also assist with the regular supervision and training of all staff, facility management, budget preparation/planning, program development and implementation, and other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Physical Education, Business Administration, or related field along with at least two (2) years’ experience in aquatic or recreation programming and facility management preferred. Will consider significant and material experience in lieu of formal education. Must be able to acquire within first six (6) months of employment: StarGuard Elite Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor Certifications, Starfish Aquatics Institute Swim Lesson and Trainer Certification, Certified Pool Operator License, Food Handler Certification. Knowledge and skills with computers and software (Outlook, Word, and Excel) along with ability to learn additional software and systems required for business transactions. Knowledge of and ability to apply Americans with Disabilities Act to business situations. Valid Illinois driver’s license required along with own source of reliable transportation.

SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full time, exempt position. Daily schedule will vary based on facility hours of operation. Due to the varying nature of the work, night and weekend hours are expected. Target hiring range is $46,000 - $55,000, dependent on qualifications.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO, Prescription Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF), Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time, Tuition Reimbursement, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.

APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. Closing Date: March 27, 2020 If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

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 Glenview Park District


Maggie Cunningham

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled