JOB TITLE: Athletic Fields Foreman (FLSA Exempt) R 9.18
SUPERVISOR: Superintendent of Parks and Facility Services
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education with a Bachelor’s Degree in parks and recreation, construction management or a closely related field preferred. A minimum of five (5) years of full-time experience in property management, public works, mechanical, parks maintenance and/or construction management and a minimum of two (2) years supervisory or administrative experience. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be accepted.
-Good working knowledge of landscape and grounds, maintenance tools, equipment, shop and field practices.
-Proficient with heavy equipment and equipment needed for ball field prep and maintenance.
-Must obtain pesticide license within 12 months of being hired.
-Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and be at least 18 years old.
-Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
Athletic Fields Foreman is responsible for maintenance of athletic parks, landscaping, turf maintenance, athletic field set ups, athletic field maintenance, maintenance and special events for agency facilities and parks. The Athletic Fields Foreman is under the direction supervision of the Superintendent of Parks and Facility Services, but is granted opportunities for independent supervision over full and part-time staff in related areas of responsibility. The Athletic Fields Foreman supervises two (2) full-time Athletic Field Specialists.
The employee shall be considered to be on duty whenever a need exists for their services. This will require non-traditional work hours that will be consistent throughout the year. Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Upkeep and maintenance of athletic parks and facilities.
-Maintains and establishes safe and clean environment for guests.
-Maintains, cleans and repairs athletic parks.
-Maintains and cleans maintenance equipment and vehicles.
-Responsible for the execution of athletic set ups derived from the schedule.
-Orders and manages supplies needed for athletic field needs, paint, turface, chalk, seed, etc.
-Daily Maintenance of synthetic fields.
-Supervise, Lead, Direct, Evaluate, Hire and Manage two (2) Full Time Athletic Fields Specialists.
-Daily inspections of goals, Synthetic fields, and all other athletic Fields Operates hand and power tools.
-Maintains athletic fields and turf. Operates automatic and manual transmission vehicles.
-Performs custodial cleaning, grass mowing, general park and building maintenance.
-Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules.
-Special projects or other duties as assigned.
-Supports and exhibits the organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition and appreciation, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.
-Snow removal in winter months.
-Must support and demonstrate organizational values and quality standards of the Wheeling Park District.
-Assists Projects Specialist and other staff with maintenance and construction of the following: pavements, buildings, plumbing, carpentry, electrical and lighting, furnaces, ducts, pipe lines, water lines, shelters, benches, playground equipment, signs, fencing, plastering, drywall, painting, roofing and flooring. Sewers, and drainage structures, asphalt, concrete and brick paving, stone paths, etc.
-Attends and participates in special committee or other meetings as assigned.
-Proficient in basic transit and grading work.
-Performs tree trimming and removals.
-Operates tractors and other heavy machinery.
-Performs necessary/basic repairs on vehicles and maintenance equipment.
-Performs basic welding.
-Assists with snow removal and ice making procedures.
-Performs grading and leveling.
-Assists with playground construction.
-Demonstrate initiative, dependability, punctuality, and the ability to complete tasks assigned in a positive manner.
RATE OF PAY: We offer a competitive starting salary of $53,301 - $66,605 based on qualifications and experience.
In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package including: Medical Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, or PPO, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension/Benefit Plan (IMRF), and more.
The Batavia Park District is seeking a full-time Museum Director to oversee the Batavia Depot Museum and its collections, programs, and events. Among other duties, the Museum Director will supervise staff, interns and volunteers, manage the day-to-day operations of the Museum, build and nurture partnerships, oversee the preservation and care of the Museum’s archives and collections, prepare the Museum’s annual budget, and create educational programming for the Museum. History of the Batavia Depot Museum: The Batavia Park District’s Batavia Depot Museum, built in 1854, was relocated in 1973 to its current location on the beautiful Batavia Riverwalk overlooking the scenic Depot Pond. The Museum was dedicated in 1975 and is owned and operated by the Batavia Park District in close cooperation with the Batavia Historical Society. The Museum houses a number of artifacts of local and national importance. https://bataviaparks.org/batavia-depot-museum
Responsible for the oversight of the Batavia Depot Museum, a Batavia Park District facility, including its collections, programs, and events. Through vision and leadership, the Director of the Museum is responsible for long-term planning, setting annual museum goals, managing staff and volunteers, conducting fundraising, which includes the Museum gift shop, assisting with the planning of events and programs, and providing guidance on the collections.
Education and Experience:
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in museum studies, history, archives management or a related field and three to five years of experience working in a similar position. Experience managing capital projects a plus, but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
Hiring range is DOQ (This position is full time which offers benefits and IMRF). To apply, please visit www.bataviaparks.org/employment. All applications must be submitted electronically. Candidates must include a cover letter, a resume, three references to be considered.
*Equal Opportunity Employer*
Temporary Position: 40 weeks Location: Libertyville, IL Hourly Rate: $10.75 -- $14.75/hr. Application deadline: Open Until Filled
The Visitor Services Assistant is focused on museum front desk operations, museum store retail operations, and museum visitors’ experiences. This position is responsible for greeting and providing general information to the public; handles financial transactions; conducts monthly and year end inventories in the museum store; assists with product selection, purchasing, and arranging store displays; conducts visitor evaluations; assists with the planning and staffing of special events, artist receptions and exhibit openings. The Visitor Services Assistant is required to work weekends and some evenings. Performs tasks that require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds.
One year of experience in visitor services, including experience handling cash transactions, visitor engagement, merchandising, event planning, and conducting visitor evaluations. Customer service and communication skills necessary to provide a positive experience for the public.
HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org.
ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES
As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,900 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Date Posted: February 20, 2020
Recreation Interns (2) $11/hr The Riverside Parks & Recreation Department is excited to offer a unique, 6-month paid internship opportunity to individuals interested in expending their expertise in a recreation setting. The Riverside Parks & Recreation department is a small, close-knit group of individuals. Each staff member in this department has a big heart and the desire to provide opportunities to continue to better the community. Working with this small department offers the opportunity to see and work in all facets of recreation. The Village of Riverside is a town of approximately 9,000 residents and the Recreation Department is responsible for most town wide programs and special events.
We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals committed to being a part of our hard-working team. Interns will learn what goes into the planning and execution of special events, assist in a recreation office setting, support youth programming such as Summer Camp, Before & After School, and youth classes, and much more. Responsibilities will change seasonally, and there are some nights, weekends, and early mornings based on the special events as is the nature of Recreation. Interns should expect to work 25 -35 hours per week. Interns will assume responsibility in many areas of daily operations, including (but not limited to) staff supervision, customer service, youth and adult programming, special event planning & implementation, administrative duties, and assistance with the Before & After School program. Preferred qualities applicable to this position include:
• Highly Motivated • Able to manage and lead multiple projects at once • Energetic • Goal Oriented • Highly skilled in written and oral communication • Team Player • Highly skilled in Microsoft office, including Word & Excel • Experience working in youth camp, school, or before & after school setting Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and exemplary driving record. Candidates must be CPR/AED certified or willing to attend and complete training provided by the Recreation Department. APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply at www.riverside.il.us and complete the on-line application under the Departments tab/Parks & Recreation/General Information/Employment Opportunities. Contact Annie Hanrahan, Program Coordinator, with questions.
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:
Aquatic Facility Operations
General Recreation and Summer Camps
Golf Course Operations
Park Services & Groundskeeping
Ice Rink Operations (available beginning September)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org