The Buffalo Grove Park District is accepting applications for a Full-time Parks Specialist.
A high school degree or equivalent.
A minimum of one year experience in park maintenance or related field
Must be at least 18 years old
Be available to work overtime as required
Have a valid Illinois driver's license and the ability to upgrade to a class "C" license within six months of employment.
Have an Illinois Public Pesticide Operators License or be able to acquire one within one year of employment.
Must pass pre-employment screenings and background check.
Performs park maintenance and site clean up
Observes and report safety hazards and maintenance issues to supervisors
Operates vehicles and equipment according to safety guidelines
Complies with the district's Personal Policy Manual
Performs daily safety check on hand tools, equipment and vehicles
Demonstrates good judgment and safety awareness
Interacts with the general public and collaborates with co-workers
Participates with snow removal operations
Complete other duties as assigned by Supervisor
Wage: $17.50 - $18.00 per hour
Founded in 1982, MB Real Estate Services Inc. is a full-service real estate organization that provides multifaceted expertise in Asset/Facilities Management; Leasing Services; Project/Construction Management; Tenant Representation; and Investment Services. Headquartered in Chicago, with regional offices in New York City, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Orlando, Central Ohio, Northern Virginia and Tucson, MB Real Estate is one of the fastest growing and most successful real estate providers in the country.
We are seeking an Operations Coordinator to assist in management of The Chicago Riverwalk operations through implementation of operational procedures, conducting quality assurance walkthroughs and the adherence and enforcement of MB Real Estate and Chicago Riverwalk policies and procedures. The Operations Coordinator will report to the Property Manager and must be able to work various shifts including nights and weekends.
-Supervise various MB Real Estate subcontractors
-Assist in preparing monthly financial reports and supporting operations reports
-Assist in preparing portions of the Operating Budget
-Assist in monitoring of budget and invoicing costs for areas of responsibility
-Report all operational issues to the Property Manager
-Ensure cleaning, security, operational and customer service standards are implemented daily
-Report and assign all findings to appropriate contractors and personnel utilizing work order system
-Enforce existing Riverwalk policies and procedures; develop and implement new policies as needed
-Assist in the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs); alter SOPs as updates occur
-Assist and communicate with City of Chicago staff
-Work and communicate with other departments, team members and partners to ensure the Riverwalk functions effectively
-Conduct daily operational walkthroughs looking for vandalism, breakages, rust, potential hazards, loose hardware, graffiti, etc.
-Inspect for potential damages and repairs such as fencing, breakages, cleanliness, etc.
-Coordinate any scheduled events daily with security, cleaning and other applicable contractors
-Track all incidents and develop reports for the City of Chicago on these incidents as needed
-Oversee and work in conjunction with security contractor for Lost and Found operations
-Understand security and cleaning scheduling and potential projects to coordinate and facilitate their operations to avoid conflicts and maximize efficiency
-Responsible for all building and equipment maintenance
-Perform other responsibilities as assigned
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience/education required
-2+ years of previous hospitality, operations and/or management experience preferred
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Ability to handle multiple tasks, manage time effectively, establish workflow priorities and work independently
-Prior employment history demonstrating the ability to work in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment while managing multiple tasks and priorities, and produce accurate results in a highly-organized manner
-Proficiency in Microsoft based software
-Experience working with Excel and financial reporting preferred
MB Real Estate offers a competitive benefits package. For consideration, please submit resume and salary requirements. We will contact applicants who meet our requirements. No phone calls please. EOE M/F/D/V
Purpose of Position: The purpose of this position is to manage all aspects of the department including but not limited to operations, plan, budgeting, staffing and payroll in accordance with City of Palos Heights policies and procedures. The Office Manager provides leadership and support to all members of the Front Office, implements and enforces standards of excellence in all areas supervised.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
•Manage and monitor activities of all employees in the Front Office Department making sure they adhere the standards of excellence and to the polices and procedures set in the City of Palos Height’s Personnel manual
•Directs, supervise and evaluate the performance of the Front Office Staff
•Maintain a professional and high quality service oriented environment at all times
•Resolve complaints, disturbances, special requests or other issues that may arise
•Work closely with other Departments to improve guest services and foster cross departmental communication
•Conduct bi-monthly Front Office Department in-services informing staff of all activities and updates and reinforce the standards of excellence and promote a strong team atmosphere and culture
•Provide the Front Office Staff with the tools they need to be successful in their position
•Undertake full responsibility for monthly installment billings on activities
•Undertake full responsibility of supplying the City of Palos Height’s Finance Department with all Recreation Department’s Purchase Orders
•Attend Recreation Advisory Board meetings on a monthly basis
•Prepare and distribute Recreation Advisory Board and Recreation Committee Board Packets
•Set front office budget including staff wages, office supplies and facility income
•Be aware and able to enforce all fire-life-safety procedures. Ensure Front Office Staff is fully trained in emergency procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: •Ability to positively promote the image of Palos Heights Parks and Recreation Department
•Ability to organize and direct work of self and others; including the ability to mentor employees and foster team building
•Ability to communicate effectively on an individual or group basis
•Ability to operate a personal computer utilizing work processing, spreadsheets and other software applications as may be necessary to perform essential job functions
•Ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to compute discounts and handle money
•Ability to operate a motor vehicle to conduct work activities
•Ability to utilize a variety of references in order to make managerial and professional decisions
Qualifications Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: •Minimum of 2 years administration assistant/secretarial experience
•3-5 years supervisory experience required
•Minimum of 2 years of experience in the Parks and Recreation setting and a 4 year college degree preferred
•Strong MS office skills including word, excel, power point and VSI (Rec Trac 3.1)
•Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
•CPR/AED/First Aid certified within 60 days of hire
PRC is hiring a full time Facilities Manager to manage and maintain PRC’s Wheaton and Westmont facilities and grounds in order to ensure safe and compliant operations. Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the Facilities Manager coordinates, supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of maintaining PRC’s buildings and grounds. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle, be able to lift 50 lbs., be able to be on-call emergency contact, be able to stand and walk for periods of time and be able to work evening and weekends when necessary.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree required 5 years of experience managing a project, product or service required 2 years of supervisory experience required
Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required
Commitment to PRC’s mission, values, and community focus Enjoys working for a non-profit social service organization Knowledge of operations, services, and activities related to the maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and grounds. Knowledge of materials, methods, techniques, and terminology used in the maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and grounds. Basic principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Must demonstrate professionalism, flexibility, good judgment and commitment to teamwork Ability to exercise professional judgment to resolve complex problems Ability to perform basic maintenance and minor repairs such as painting and drywall repairs Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and supervise employees and volunteers Able to work cooperatively with other departments, contractors and outside agencies. Strong organizational skills; ability to plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required Computer proficiency required in MS Office, Outlook and Internet search engines
Application Process To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full-Time Position Location: Libertyville, IL Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
SUMMARY The Senior Human Resource Generalist conducts recruitment and selection activities for regular full- time, part-time and temporary positions. Prepares all required District EEO- 4 and Affordable Care Act (ACA) reports. Administers benefits programs including retirement and insurance plans. Acts as liaison with County and insurance carrier regarding any unresolved issues. Responsible for maintaining the District’s HRIS application including salary ranges, position descriptions, benefit time accruals, and insurance benefit program information. Counsels managers and employees on human resources related matters and provides clarification of personnel policies. Researches, analyzes and compiles information for projects and reports including salary surveys, benefits, government compliance and attrition. Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.
EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Industrial Relations or equivalent. Five years professional experience in the areas of recruitment, benefits and employee relations. Ability to effectively present facts and recommendations both verbally and in writing to all levels of employees and the general public. Knowledge of current personnel management practices. Ability to collect, compile and analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions and translating observations and results into clear, concise reports. Ability to interpret and administer federal, state and local laws. Possess valid driver’s license.
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. Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Monday, March 11, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.