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 $30.33 to $35.33 per hour, plus excellent fringe benefits.

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Join us and be a part of providing recreational opportunities for our citizens through a wide variety of programs/leagues! We are currently accepting applications for the Facility & Program Supervisor (Fairfax Pool) position in the Recreation Division of the Community Services Department. This position is responsible for the operation, administration, maintenance, and supervision of employees at Fairfax Pool; managing a variety of recreational programs throughout the year, including all aquatics programs; maintaining program and facility budgets; and much more!

The ideal candidate must: have a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management, Kinesiology, Public Administration, Sports Management, Communications, Education or a related field; strong communication, project management, organizational, and management skills; ability to provide leadership and direction; and ability to analyze situations and develop effective solutions. Three years of operations experience in an aquatic or multi-purpose recreation facility is preferred. Candidates must also possess or obtain (within eighteen months of hire) and maintain AFO/CPO and LGI certifications; and possess or obtain (within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.

Wage range: $30.33 to $35.33 per hour, plus excellent fringe benefits. Application deadline: April 25th, 2021. Online application and full job description available at Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 City of Eau Claire


Kelly Shea

 Closing Date

April 25, 2021


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The Community House is excited to offer a professional internship to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation. This internship opportunity runs 12-13 consecutive weeks and usually starts a few weeks before the start of our summer programs. Under the supervision and guidance of the Program Director and The Community House Recreation Supervisors, the Recreation intern will have the opportunity to expand their education. Interns are exposed to all areas of operations, from administration, budgeting, leadership, staff management, programming, special events, and facility/maintenance. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, to the following programs: Summer Day Camps, Leagues, Sports Camps, Art Programming, Special Events, Enrichment Camps, and Active Adult/Senior Programs. Please include resume and school requirements.


• Work in areas of program development, written and oral communication, budgeting, training/management of employees, evaluation of both programs & personnel, marketing and special events. • Experience registration software processes, financial reporting and brochure proofing. • Gain direct leadership experience by conducting programs and special events. • Plans, prepares and participates in recreation programs and special events. • Assists with the planning, set-up, execution and tear down of special events. • Responsible for the well-being, safety and care of children and youth attending programs. • Responsible for creating a fun and energetic environment for the program participants on a daily basis. • Work in a team-based environment supporting the Recreation Team. • Interact with guests, parents, and participants in a positive and professional manner, utilizing excellent guest service standards. • Maintain professional attitudes and relationships with parents, participants, and co-workers. • Adhere to The Community House rules and regulations including proper attire, safety procedures, and overall professionalism. • Participate in safety training and respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner. • Performs other duties as assigned.


• Be currently enrolled, or a recent graduate of a university or junior college pursuing or having completed a degree in Parks & Recreation, Youth Programming, Sports Management or similar field. • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. • 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 by hire date or be able to attend The Community House training to become certified).

Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends when needed. The schedule is usually Monday through Friday but may vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events.

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 The Community House


Beth Hahn
630-323-7500 ext.247

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18.50 - $19.50 per hour

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ABOUT US: The Bartlett Park District is an independent local government agency that provides 597 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, IL and surrounding neighbors. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 44 parks, a community center, two aquatic centers, two golf courses, banquet facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, and more.

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Facility Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Level II - Facilities & Aquatic Systems position is responsible for a wide variety of maintenance tasks at the Park District’s facilities and Aquatic Centers. This is an at-will position. Responsibilities include: • Repair electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems as needed in timely manner. • Keep electrical systems running at all times and make necessary repairs to electric motors and pumps. • Inspect & maintain all heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units. • Assist with opening and closing outdoor aquatic center and three spray playgrounds. • Maintain indoor and outdoor pool operations in accordance with required State of Illinois and County Health Department Pool and Spa Codes. • Conduct daily routine checks on facilities and aquatic systems. • Remove snow throughout Park District as needed. • Attend educational programs related to building maintenance and construction.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must be at least 18 years of age with prior experience in facility maintenance and be able to have flexible hours during prime seasons. Must be CPO certified within one (1) year of hire date. Valid Illinois Driver’s License and own transportation required.

SCHEDULE & PAY: This is a full time, non-exempt position. Hours are 7:00am-3:30pm Monday through Friday (October–April) and Tuesday through Saturday (May-September). Target hiring range is $18.50 - $19.50 per hour, dependent on qualifications.

BENEFITS OFFERED: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: • Medical & Prescription Coverage • Dental & Vision Coverage • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Pension Defined Contribution Plan (IMRF) • Short & Long-Term Disability • 457 Defined Contribution Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Holidays & Vacation Time • Tuition Reimbursement • Facility Discounts & Usage Benefits

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 Bartlett Park District


Meagan Rawls

 Closing Date

April 19, 2021


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The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the coordination, development, management and direction of Kids Enrichment Experience Program (K.E.E.P. Before & After School Program and summer camp). Must possess the unique ability to work in a challenging and changing environment while maintaining poise, positive interaction with staff and community, and convey a loyal and accommodating attitude towards the district, Board of Commissioners and administration. Must demonstrate organizational ability, supervisory skills and creativity. The Recreation Supervisor functions with a latitude of administration and professional discretion under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation and exercises immediate supervision over part-time and seasonal employees and volunteers in assigned programs. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS Educational and Experience Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in recreation/business management, early childhood education or related field from an accredited university preferred. • 5 years of applicable experience, or any equivalent combination of education experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience • Must have experience with planning and preparing program budgets • Experience in RecTrac, WebTrac, Time Pro, Word, Excel preferred • Must possess a valid Class “D” IL Driver’s License • Must be CPR, First Aid and AED certified within 6 months of employment

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:•
Shall directly supervise and coordinate the following recreation programs in the district as assigned by the Superintendent of Recreation  Adult Programming  Before and After School Programming (K.E.E.P.) This individual will be responsible for co-managing the before and after school care program (Kids Enrichment Experience Program – K.E.E.P.), all day Summer Day Camp & Co-Supervising the operations of six K.E.E.P. sites  Birthday Party Programming  Community Events  Days off from school trips  New Program Development  Red Cross Programming  Senior Programming  Summer Camp Programming  Youth Programming • Coordinates programs with other Recreation Supervisors and Facilities Supervisors • Develops new programs district wide • Oversees the daily needs for each program and is responsible for revenues and expenditures within own program area • Submits materials for programs, classes and camps for brochure production • Evaluates programming staff 3 months, 6 months and/or annually • Must be available to substitute for instructors when necessary • Follows proper park district health and safety policies and procedures • Informs Superintendent of Recreation of any accidents, safety concerns, maintenance programs or customer complaints • Shall hire, train and evaluate new employees • Evaluates programs throughout the year. Observes classes on a regular basis. Prepares recommendations for continual improvement and submits to the Superintendent of Recreation • Responsible for purchasing supplies and materials for programs • Responsible for the preparation and monitoring of Program Budget • Responsible for employee payroll • Submit materials for brochure production • Responsible for providing customer assistance in a polite, professional, and friendly manner • Coordinates volunteers • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Recreation and/or the Executive Director

•Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for performing routine clerical work (activity planning, scheduling, billing, etc), and providing customer assistance in a polite, professional, and friendly manner •Will create, develop and improve curriculum •Is responsible for organization, promotion, and implementation of a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music, nature study, special events, and social activities

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. This is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job.

Please submit resume with a minimum of 3 professional references to Jodi Krause, Superintendent of Recreation or 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010

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 Barrington Park District


Jodi Krause

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $23 - $28 DOQ

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Human Resources Coordinator (Part-Time) - Are you an HR professional that is seeking a part-time work schedule and a variety of HR responsibilities? Our Human Resource Coordinator role will offer you the opportunity to showcase and implement your HR knowledge and work within a fun, mission-based organization. NSSRA offers a flexible schedule of 20 - 25 hours per week and is eligible for IMRF (pension plan).


At NSSRA, we believe that everyone deserves the chance to play. Formed in 1970 with that goal in mind, we were the first Special Recreation Association in the country, offering programs and services for children, teens and adults with disabilities. We are similar to a park district, however, we only serve residents in our partner communities with special needs.

Fifty years later, we serve approximately 1,800 individuals throughout the year in the northern suburbs of Chicago. We’re all about creating an environment of belonging through play, and we want you to be a part of our team! For additional information visit us at or see us in action.


Under the leadership of the Superintendent, the Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for all agency Human Resources programs, including hiring, performance management, disciplinary process and staff training.


• Oversee the development and implementation of NSSRA’s Human Resources program including, but not limited to, hiring processes, background checks, pre-employment physical exams, workers’ compensation and staff training.

• Develop and maintain permanent personnel files for all current and former employees.

• Distribute and explain all NSSRA policies and procedures manuals to new employees.

• Maintain and provide all employees with information regarding benefits including the enrollment of all plans (medical, dental, vison, FSA, pension etc).

• Maintains Human Resource Information System (HRIS) records and create any reports as needed.

• Under the guidance of the Superintendent, maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.

• In conjunction with the Superintendent, oversee employee performance evaluations, including making necessary revisions to evaluation forms and providing necessary information and forms to evaluators with follow-up as needed.

• Directly assists supervisory staff in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.

• Consult with supervisory employees, as requested, to minimize liability for worker’s compensation and unemployment compensation claims and handle all claims made.

• Maintains agency training records and assists trainers in staff follow-up.

• Participate in organizational meetings as needed.

• Organize conference and workshop registrations and make travel arrangements when necessary.

• Acts as back-up to the Superintendent for payroll and finance functions as needed.

• Perform other duties necessary for the efficient and effective operation of NSSRA, as assigned.


• A Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or a related field is preferred. PHR or SHRM-CP certification is strongly preferred.

• Must have a minimum of three years of Human Resources Coordinator working experience.

• Demonstrable knowledge of human resource trends and issues as well as knowledge of legal requirements for governmental employers.

• Enthusiasm, great customer service and the ability to work effectively with people with disabilities, seasonal staff, full-time staff, teachers, parents, and community contacts.

• Must be able to work both independently and within a team setting while conveying a positive attitude to co-workers.

• Must have reliable transportation to visit other NSSRA locations as needed to handle on-boarding or meet with employees.


The Human Resources Coordinator is a part-time position working 20 - 25 hours per week. This position is eligible for IMRF (pension plan). Schedule will be determined by the Superintendent. Occasional evening work is required. Target hiring range is approximately $23-$28 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.


Complete an online application at

Position is open until filled. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

NSSRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association



 Closing Date

Open Until Filled