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 Hourly Rate $16.00- $18.00 per hour

ATHLETIC COORDINATOR
 
The Athletic Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of in-house and contractual youth/adult athletic programs, youth/adult athletic leagues, sports camps and classes, and youth/adult athletic organization field rentals and gym rentals. Flexible work hours are required. Other duties may be assigned based on successful candidate’s skills and strengths. 
 
The Athletic Coordinator position is IMRF eligible and is a Permanent Part Time position. This position will consist of a variety of hours and days, averaging between 35-38 hours per week to ensure each program need is being met. Occasional weeknight and weekend shifts for programs, leagues, and special events are required. 
 
Qualifications
The above knowledge and skills may be demonstrated by a B.A. or B.S. degree in Recreation, Education, Physical Education, Sports Management, or related field. Minimum of one year experience in instructions, supervision or programming of athletics related activities and/or facilities. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above. CPR/AED/First Aid certification required within 3 months of employment.
 
Employment is contingent upon physical examination including, but not limited to, a drug screen and passing a criminal background check. 
 
Immediate Supervisor
The Athletic Coordinator is responsible to the Superintendent of Recreation.
 
Essential Functions
·      Responsible for the creation, implementation and maintenance of innovative athletic programs, leagues, and special events  for youth and adults.
·      Plan, direct, implement and evaluate the Park Districts youth and adult athletic leagues, including, but not limited to, basketball, soccer, softball, sand volleyball and bean bag leagues.
·      Monitor inventory systems and athletic equipment/supplies.
·      Inventory and order supplies and equipment for athletic leagues, programs, and some special events.
·      Oversee all athletic organization field and gym rentals.
·      Work in conjunction with Superintendent of Parks on field availability due to weather conditions and maintenance scheduling.
·      Recommend the addition to or modification of existing programs, leagues, and classes.
·      Recruit, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate volunteer coaches for youth leagues.
·      Conduct informational meetings for youth and adult leagues for coaches, participants, and parents. 
·      Maintain positive relationships with Park District contractual providers.
·      Direct supervision and scheduling of program staff, independent contractors, and volunteer coaches. 
·      Attend required meetings.
·      Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Park District's safety program.
·      Other duties that are assigned. 
 
Marginal Functions
·      Assists with light maintenance of common and program areas including set up and take down. Open/close park district buildings/areas for all assigned programs.
·      Assist in leading instructional programs.
·      Assist with emergency procedures and building evacuation.
·      Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures outlined in the Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual, Personnel Practices Manual, and Risk Management Manual. 

·      Assist with and/or attend park district special events. 

·      Represent the Park District while working with schools, sports leagues, and other organizations on special projects. 

·      Attend meetings and participate with IPRA, SSPRPA, PDRMA, and local community agencies, associations, and organizations. 

·      Attend professional conferences and workshops to increase knowledge in related area of responsibility. 

·      Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and implementation process. 

·      Responsible for meeting the safety objectives of the department and for the safety of the employees in the recreation department. 

 
Psychological Considerations: 
The Athletic Coordinator may feel stress from responsibility of position. The employee must resolve problems that arise with patrons and staff. Ability to exercise good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District. Must be able to troubleshoot and solve problems in the best interest of the Park District.
 
Physiological Considerations: 
May be required to do some moderate lifting (up to 50 lbs.) 
 
Environmental Considerations
Some activities are performed indoors where environmental conditions include lighting and temperature. Ability to work in outside weather conditions; wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat.  
 
Cognitive Considerations: 
Must demonstrate strong leadership qualities, be a self-starter willing to work with minimal supervision. Can plan, direct and supervise staff. The ability to resolve differences fairly and with good judgment. Must be able to supervise others and have good safety awareness to protect park patrons and staff.
 
 
Salary Range:            $16.00 - $18.00 per hour

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 Worth Park District

 Contact

Kelly Pezdek
708-448-7080
kpezdek@worthparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

May 31, 2024

 $37,440-$52,000 DOQ

To Apply: https://dtpd.bamboohr.com/careers/141

Full-time: Hourly - Non-exempt

Position Description
The Park Specialist performs duties as assigned by the Park Supervisor. General responsibilities include, but not limited to performing skilled tasks related to maintaining the aesthetic appearance of district parks, landscape construction and park maintenance. Responsibilities may include other parks and grounds tasks.  Works efficiently and productively without direct supervision. This is an at-will position.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance and repairs to district lands, facilities and equipment and other park district property as needed. Areas include but not limited to the following: 
    • Turf, including aerification, overseeding, fertilization, renovation and pesticide application
    • Flower beds, trees, shrubs and natural areas
    • Irrigation systems
    • Playgrounds
    • Walks and parking lots including snow removal
    • Athletic fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, ice rinks and other sports facilities, and
    • Miscellaneous park amenities
  • Applies pesticides and herbicides
  • Installs, maintains and repairs general landscape improvements as directed.
  • Assists General Trades Specialist and other staff with maintenance and construction of the following: 
    • Pavements (asphalt, concrete and brick, etc.), buildings, plumbing, carpentry, electrical and lighting, furnaces, ducts, pipe lines, waterlines, shelters, benches, playground equipment, signs, fencing, plastering, drywall, painting, roofing and flooring.
  • Performs project management by completing the following: 
    • Researches and procures supplies and materials, creating a cost estimate for various projects.
    • Leads and instructs crew, which may include full time, part time, and seasonal staff.
    • Evaluates, plans, prioritizes and directs tasks simultaneously to complete project.
    • Completes inspections, reports and records.
    • Completes vandalism removal as needed or required.
  • Inspects and operates vehicles, tools and equipment to perform maintenance tasks including high-risk machines and tools, which require strict safety precautions (skid steer, backhoe, saws, drills, testers, etc.) 
    • Trains others in the safe and effective use of high-risk machines to include those listed above and other equipment particular to park maintenance. 
  • Removes trash, litter and other debris from parks
  • Provides feedback and assists in long-range Park Service Department planning.
  • Proficient in Parks Specialist I responsibilities, performing those duties and essential functions as needed.
  • Supports DTPD’s Mission statement, by providing excellent service to the community by ensuring our parks are well maintained and litter free.
  • Completes all additional duties as prescribed by management.
  • Assists other Park District employees when needed

Qualifications
  • Educations: Minimal High School Diploma or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 3-5 years’ experience in related field
  • Licensures: Pesticide’s Operator’s License or ability to obtain in 90 days. Driver’s license
  • Certifications and/or Memberships: NA
  • Experience with large commercial mowers and 60-72” Zero turn mowers as well as tractors, string trimmers and other landscaping equipment preferred. 
  • Ability to read, understand operations manuals. 
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of park maintenance, grounds maintenance, turf management, vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair. 
  • Excellent customer service skills; verbal communication skills and listening skills.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Valid Driver's License.
Hours Standards
This is a full time year round non-exempt position.
  • Work hours are between 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Weekend or holiday hours may be required as well as extended hours as needed.

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 Dundee Township Park District

 Contact

Jackie Pierce
847-428-7131
jpierce@dtpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $42-$45K

**Job Summary:**
As a Recreation Coordinator for Gateway Special Recreation Association (SRA) Elevate Day Service program, you will be responsible for leading and executing daily operations of Gateway SRA's Elevate Day Services. This role involves facilitating direct programming from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm, with additional office hours from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Flexibility in scheduling may be required to accommodate 40 hours per week and potential weekend support for other SRA programs.

**Responsibilities:**
- Provide direct oversight and hands-on implementation of Elevate Day Services.
- Develop promotional materials to target individuals with disabilities seeking recreational opportunities.
- Establish and maintain communication with families, school administrators, and community representatives.
- Collaborate with the Superintendent of Recreation to organize enrollment systems, needs assessments, and curriculum planning.
- Arrange trips, activities, and manage expense budgets for the program.
- Assist in recruiting, hiring, and training part-time team members for Elevate Day Services.
- Support team members through orientation, training, coaching, and recognition activities.
- Participate in weekly programs, special events, and potential coaching opportunities through Special Olympics.

**Qualifications:**
- Bachelor's degree in recreation, special education, autism studies, developmental disabilities studies, social work, or related field.
- Certification in therapeutic recreation (CTRS) or parks and recreation (CPRP) is highly preferred.
- Proficiency in verbal and written communication, along with computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Teams, Outlook).
- Ability to drive agency vehicles, hold a valid Illinois Driver's License, and be certified in First Aid & CPR.
- Must pass background checks, including CANTS, HCWR, CHIRP, and a pre-employment drug screening.
- Willingness to attend continuing education conferences and meetings related to Parks and Recreation Therapeutic Section in Illinois.

**Schedule:** Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with occasional late evenings and weekends.

**Salary:** $42,000 - $45,000 annually.

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 Gateway Special Recreation Association

 Contact

Ryan Massengill
630-325-3857
ryanc@raygraham.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18/hour

 JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Glenview Park District:
 Part-Time Maintenance I Worker 
(Building and Grounds)
The Grove 
 
“Recreate” a better life with a career in the field of Parks & Recreation!
 
 
JOB SUMMARY
Designated a National Historic Landmark, The Grove is 150 acres of ecologically diverse land preserved and maintained by Glenview Park District. This role is responsible for performing a wide variety of general labor tasks including cleaning, maintenance, repairs, painting, construction, and landscaping. 
Duties include, but are not limited, to:
  • Cleaning the interiors of buildings thoroughly (washing and waxing floors, washing windows, wiping walls, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen areas etc.)
  • Maintaining the outside grounds of The Grove, including nature areas and pathways
  • Performing all seasonal work assignments (urban forestry, planting, watering, mowing, raking, chipping etc.)
  • Performing set-up and tear-down for programs and special events
  • Maintaining all tools, equipment, machinery and mechanical systems as necessary
  • Routinely inspecting site and landscaping (walkways, parking lots, etc.)
  • Identifying and repairing or reporting any failures or hazards
  • Ensuring repairs are completed while preserving the historical integrity of the site
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience. Please note that this position requires the ability to use grounds equipment, tools and regularly lift 40 pounds and as such candidates should have sufficient strength and mobility to complete duties. A valid Illinois Driver’s License is required.
 
PAY & SCHEDULING
This is a year-round, part-time position, working approximately 20-30 hours/week. Applicants must be able to work a varied schedule including some nights and weekends as required. Starting pay is $18/hour, dependent on qualifications.
 
APPLY ONLINE!
Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “jobs” at the top or bottom of the page
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Mitch Ransdell 
 
If interested, please apply early.  Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Mitch Ransdell
mitch.ransdell@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18/hour

 JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Glenview Park District:
 Part-Time Maintenance I Worker 
 (Restoration Emphasis)
The Grove 
 
“Recreate” a better life with a career in the field of Parks & Recreation!
 
 
JOB SUMMARY
Designated a National Historic Landmark, The Grove is 150 acres of ecologically diverse land preserved and maintained by Glenview Park District. This role is responsible for performing a wide variety of restoration tasks including invasive species control, seed collection, planting, weeding and prescribed burning. General maintenance and assistance with special events are also responsibilities of this role. 
Duties include, but are not limited, to:
  • Assisting with removal of invasive species via mechanical and chemical control
  • Assisting with planting of trees and native plugs
  • Conducting basic maintenance on small engine equipment and hand tools
  • Performing all seasonal work assignments (e.g. seed collecting, watering etc)
  • Completing landscaping activities as applicable to the restoration team (planting, mowing, raking, chipping, etc.)
  • Participating in preparing for controlled burns, including prepping firebreaks.
  • Assisting with field-based vegetation and wildlife monitoring. 
  • Maintaining trail safety and cleanliness as needed.
  • Leading individual volunteers and volunteer groups.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of restoration techniques, plant identification and local ecosystems is desired. Please note that this position requires the ability to use grounds equipment, tools and regularly lift 40 pounds and as such candidates should have sufficient strength and mobility to complete duties. 
 
PAY & SCHEDULING
This is a year-round, part-time position, working approximately 20-30 hours/week. Applicants must be able to work a varied schedule including some nights and weekends as required. Starting pay is $18/hour, dependent on qualifications.
 
APPLY ONLINE!
Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “jobs” at the top or bottom of the page
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Meredith Suangka 224-521-2124
 
If interested, please apply early.  Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Meredith Suangka
meredith.suangka@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled