CITY OF MARYLAND HEIGHTS POSTION: RECREATION SPECIALIST - FITNESS GRADE: G5 STARTING PAY: $21.97/hr. - $28.01/hr.
The purpose of this position is to plan, organize, and coordinate fitness and wellness programs for all ages.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Typical duties include planning, promotion and implementation of a variety of fitness, wellness and recreational programs including but not limited to group exercise, personal training, fitness center management, member retention programs, health and wellness classes and special events. Successful candidate will oversee recruiting, training and supervision of recreation assistant, fitness attendants, group exercise instructors, personal trainers and other fitness and wellness staff. Must be available to work some nights, weekends and holidays.
Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, sports management, exercise science, physical education or related field required; three years supervisory level experience; two-years developing and or managing fitness and wellness programs; CPR/AED and first aid certification required. Must obtain AFAA and ACSM within 6 months of employment; CPRP preferred.
Submit current cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Maryland Heights Government Center, 11911 Dorsett Rd., Maryland Heights, MO 63043, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 314-738-2422 no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, March 6, 2020.
The City of Maryland Heights conducts drug testing in accordance with 49 C.F.R. PARTS 40, Part 29, and 655 as Amended, and FMCSA 382.
The Assistant Banquet Coordinator is a part-time, IMRF-eligible position, responsible for assisting with “front of house" operations (i.e. bar and grill) and assisting the Banquet Coordinator with banquet operations at the Old Orchard Country Club.
Qualifications: Associate’s degree with course work in Hospitality or Business Management. Minimum 2 years of management experience in a restaurant, bar or banquet setting or any combination of education, experience and training required.
** Must be able and willing to work various shifts including early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays up to 30 hours a week.**
Essential Functions: Assist the Banquet Coordinator with training and evaluating staff. Assist with drafting weekly staff schedules according to volume needs and within budgeted guidelines. Develop ongoing training processes for Banquet staff. Identify opportunities to build year round sales volume in all food and beverage outlets. Ensures that all safety, sanitation, and preventative maintenance standards are met for food and beverage equipment. Assures that all standard operating procedures for revenue and cost controls are in place and consistently utilized. Conduct on-going research new products and menu offerings. Monitor cleanliness of all service and staff areas throughout the shift. Ensures that the staff handles and serves all food and beverage items in accordance with sanitation standards. Assists in opening and closing administrative functions by performing tasks such as running point-of-sale system reports, reconciling cash banks, verifying stock and supply levels in all outlets.
Exhibits Intern (May - August 2020)
Department: First Division Museum
Reports to: Exhibits and Collections Processing Technician
Location: Wheaton, IL
About the First Division Museum
The First Division Museum is a world class museum dedicated to American military history and specifically the history of the Big Red One, the famed 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. Located on the grounds of Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois, our 38,000 square-foot facility includes 10,000 square feet of interactive and experiential exhibits. The museum has a wide variety of exhibits including life-size dioramas, Virtual Reality, and tanks found in the outdoor military park. The McCormick Research Center, located in the First Division Museum, is home to thousands of books, donated papers, photographs, and oral histories that tell the story of the 1ID.
Opportunity: Exhibits Intern
The First Division Museum offers a structured, formal internship program that provides exposure to specific departmental activities and museum-wide initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in museum exhibitions including artifact handling and care, display research and labeling, pop-up exhibit projects, and multi-media gallery updates. We do our best to offer an experience that matches the interests of our interns with the priorities of our team at the museum. Each intern is given a thorough orientation, syllabus, is well supervised, and evaluations are completed by both the student and the supervisor at completion, ensuring a strong learning experience. Our past interns have a strong track record of moving on to successful careers. Ideal candidates have a strong interest in preservation, collections and exhibits, museum studies and operations more broadly, and/or military history. This is a part-time position (approx. 24 hours/week) for four months from May through August 2020 that reports to the Exhibits and Collections Processing Technician.
Artifact Rotations: Assist with rotating artifacts in the permanent exhibitions. This includes selecting appropriate replacement artifacts, conducting object research, writing label text, locating photos, and working with the collections team on potential graphic and artifact layouts and mounts. Graphic Updates: Assist with updating artifact labels and exhibition interpretation graphics. This includes conducting research, writing text, locating photos, and working with the collections team on graphic design and layout. Anniversary Pop-up Exhibitions/Temporary Displays: Assist with the development and installation of temporary displays. There are three important anniversaries in 2020: the 75th anniversary of VE Day on May 8th, 1945, the 50th anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division returning from Vietnam, and the Centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment. To commemorate these important events we are planning special pop-up exhibitions and temporary displays. This includes conducting research, writing text, locating photos, working with the collections team on graphic design and layout, and final install. Duty First Exhibition Updates: Assist with Duty First gallery updates. The Duty First gallery tracks the 1st Infantry Division’s history from post-Vietnam to yesterday. The use of technology and multi-media allow the gallery to be updated quickly and easily. This includes editing content and uploading text and photos to the various exhibit displays. Gallery Maintenance: Assist with maintaining the gallery and ensuring the displays and equipment are in good, working order.
Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program (graduate students preferred) Some experience in and knowledge of exhibition development, design, or fabrication Some experience with conducting historical and archival research Some experience in and knowledge of museum collections (management, care, and artifact handling) Comfort with subject matter that can be challenging and at times as it deals with war and its consequences Efficient and effective multi-tasking and time management skills Detail-oriented, inquisitive, and thoughtful Team player, with the ability to work independently when needed Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission Outstanding interpersonal skills and experience building relationships with multiple stakeholders by listening to new ideas, encouraging dialogue, and inspiring people to work towards common goals Excellent writing and presentation skills, particularly in communication with diverse constituencies in a variety of settings Basic computer skills including use of Microsoft Office Suite All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screening
Required Application Materials
Resume: 1-2 pages max. Cover Letter Writing Sample: Any length that highlights the applicant's research and writing skills.
Apply online here: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a7883a86fe8adc8016ff2528f344fd9&gns=Illinois+Parks+%26+Recreation+Association+%28IPRA%29
Visitor Service & Safety Officer (Second Shift)
Department: Visitor Services Reports to: Chief Security Officer Location: Wheaton, IL
The Visitor Service and Safety Officer ensures the security and safety of the staff and visitors, and the physical assets of Cantigny Park. This position also supports the implementation of the Foundation’s special events and programs throughout the year. The ideal candidate has experience in visitor services, security, parks and recreation, or other related fields; and is committed to providing a high level of customer service to visitors. This is a second shift position (Wednesday through Sunday, 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm).
Monitor the security and communications equipment in the Operation Center following standard procedures as outlined in the general and specific orders Respond to fire and burglar alarms and follow established procedures Become knowledgeable in a wide range of information regarding the McCormick Foundation in order to relay accurate and timely information to visitor inquiries While on patrol, make continual security and safety checks of all facilities and grounds and report all findings to the operations officer. Document all incidents and communicate with supervisors if required Assist in the implementation of the special activities program to include but not limited to set up and breakdown, assisting vendors with transporting supplies, moving tables/chairs and putting up tents. Use established crowd control and parking procedures when required Enforce all Cantigny rules and regulations Be able and willing to make foot patrols in all weather conditions Operate the cash register in the park entrance booth Be knowledgeable in procedures for all shifts if required to work them Respond to visitor assistance calls to include first aid, tram service, motorist assist and any other assistance issues that arise Perform light maintenance on the grounds when required Assist the Cleaning Team with trash removal when required Answer the main Cantigny phone line in the absence of the Park Registrar Participate in an on-going professional development program with the guidance of your supervisor Provide for personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training; knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and proper handling of hazardous materials, and reporting any unsafe conditions to respective supervisor.
Experience in visitor service, security, parks and recreation, safety or related field Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills; must be proficient in English Basic computer skills Must be able to walk for extended periods of time and be able to lift at least 70 lbs. to just above the waist Must find satisfaction in working with the public and possess an outgoing, friendly, courteous, and enthusiastic personality Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission Valid Illinois driver's license Available to work weekends, evenings and holidays Must become trained in First Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillator. Must maintain valid certification Must take Cantigny Park's Child Safety training and become a mandated reporter
Apply online here: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a78859e6f7dcd27016f9fa0caed558b&gns=Illinois+Parks+%26+Recreation+Association+%28IPRA%29
The Real Estate and Archives Support Specialist facilitates the operation of the Planning and Development Department, provides administrative assistance, and interfaces with contractors, consultants, and permit applicants. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: Real Estate Management Supervisor ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Creates and maintains databases for the District, generates reports needed by staff, assists staff in other departments to create databases, works with other staff to integrate databases with each other and with the GIS, maintains a high level of expertise and serves as the District’s database expert resource. 2. Reviews, records, and maintains legal documents for the Department. 3. Implements and maintains the Department’s digital and hard copy filing system, and archives material in a manner consistent with legal requirements. 4. Assists other staff with Freedom of Information Act requests, information assemblage, and file retrieval as needed. 5. Files applications for tax exemption of new parcels, works with County mapping and assessor staff on new acquisitions, reviews annual tax forms and bills, pays real estate tax bills as needed, and represents the District in tax challenges and hearings. Liaisons with the Supervisor of Assessment’s and Treasurer’s offices on property transfers, PIN revisions, vacations, etc. 6. Assists staff with requests for proposals, bids, landowner notifications, mass mailings, public notices and advertisements, meeting agendas and notes, prevailing wage information, etc. 7. Assists Staff to conduct property research, coordinate projects with contractors and consultants, assist attorneys with closings, and process invoices. 8. Assists Real Estate Managers (as needed) with property management issues and inspections on District property or under District management. 9. Schedules, tracks, and oversees the maintenance and repair of Department office equipment. 10. Maintains office supplies and orders new supplies as needed by the Department. 11. Archiving various District files by logging into databases and appropriately labeling and moving files into Archival storage area. 12. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 13. Ability to operate computer equipment, scanner, photocopying machine. 14. Must possess and maintain a current and valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. 15. Performs related duties as apparent or assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 1. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Professional, specifically Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, SQL Server and Microsoft Excel. 2. Expertise in database creation and use. 3. Individual must be very detail oriented, accuracy in typing skills a must. 4. Ability to work independently without much supervision. 5. Analytical problem solving skills and the ability to articulate clear and concise recommendations. 6. Ability to follow through on a project from beginning to end with minimal supervision. 7. Excellent communication and customer service skills, and ability to interact with the public, contractors, consultants, staff, etc. 8. Ability to work in a team environment as an active contributor, and to provide leadership when needed. 9. Must possess and maintain a current and valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Minimum requirements include: Education: Bachelor’s Degree (or comparable experience) in business, real estate, clerical, office management, computer, or related field, plus one year experience in managing an office. Experience: Knowledge in Microsoft Software and Adobe Professional. Expertise in database creation and use. GIS, tax, and real estate knowledge. WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Extensive computer use. 2. Moderately loud work environment and occasionally hectic work schedule with deadline pressures and multiple concurrent projects. 3. Working conditions are typical for combined field/office staff. 4. Work requires moderate to strenuous physical exertion including the ability to talk, hear, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs hike on difficult terrain, and lift and/or carry necessary field equipment such as but not limited to a camera, GPS unit, and other survey related equipment (up to 25 pounds). 5. While performing the duties of this job the employee occasionally works outside in extreme hot or cold weather conditions, performing site inspections, and may have interactions with irate or difficult individuals. 6. Abilities that promote the Values of the District: teamwork and building positive relationships; initiative; decision making, judgment, and accountability; attitude, temperament, and courtesy; preparation and organization; safety; innovation, application, and creativity; and commitment. 7. Work requires regular typing speed and accuracy. OTHER INFORMATION This 40 hour/week position entails working Monday - Friday with the possibility/option to work flexible weekday, evening, and weekend shifts. Occasional extended hours and weekend workdays will be required.