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Under the direction and supervision of the Aquatic Manager, the Aquatic Recreation Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Aquatic Manager with the aquatic operation of the Vaughan Athletic Center and seasonal operation of the Park District’s two outdoor pools. This includes all management of lifeguards, in-service training, administrative paperwork, aquatic programming, facility scheduling and special events. Additionally, the position will oversee all employee training in CPR/AED/First Aid and lifeguard training. The Aquatic Recreation Supervisor is responsible for ensuring quality customer service while providing a clean and safe environment. This position is at-will and hours will vary depending on the season and need. This is an at-will position.


The ideal candidate will be dependable and reliable with a strong sense of safety and responsibility to oversee pool operations, aquatic programming and the care of our guests. Must be a certified provider in First Aid, CPR and AED. Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a lead or head guard role and be certified as an Ellis & Associates lifeguard trainer or obtain within one month of employment. Ability to use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200 lb. person. Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers. Strong and effective communication skills in both verbal and written form with the ability and desire to provide quality customer service is essential. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Proficient computer skills required. Cash handling experience preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays. Bachelor’s degree in recreation administration or related field preferred.

Hours: Full-time, salaried position

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 Fox Valley Park District


Lisa Santoria

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20-$25 per hour

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Job Summary: The Building Foreman will supervise, schedule and assign work to be performed for all Park District facilities and playground maintenance. This position will also assist in the coordination of skilled trades and sub-contractors conducting work of the district’s behalf.

General Hours: This position requires a minimum of 40 hour per week. The primary hours for this position will be 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours may be required when the need exists.

Responsibilities & Duties:  Plan, organize, direct and supervise the work of the Parks Department buildings employees.  Recruit, select, train, supervise and evaluate staff. Maintains district as well as state and federal employment policies and procedures.  Exercise direct supervision over Maintenance Specialists, custodians and seasonal staff.  Prepares training manuals for area of responsibility.  Partners with Superintendent of Human Resources to outline steps for coaching a proper documentation for employees with performance and/or behavior issues.  Assigns daily work schedules and assigns tasks to appropriate staff to meet deadlines in a timely manner.  Conducts scheduled documented inspections of Park District facilities and amenities.  Assist in preparing annual maintenance budget and monitor budget expenditures.  Plans, researches, calculate and secure approval and the appropriate materials and supplies for specific projects.  Assist in projecting future needs for equipment, materials and supplies.  Oversees and implements a preventative maintenance program in relation to mechanical systems and pool processing equipment.  Assures that tools and equipment are properly maintained and kept in proper working order.  Ensures log book is kept up to date and is responsible for maintaining access security.  Provides necessary supervision, direction and assistance to crews at work sites.  Prepares and maintains daily, monthly, and annual reports and records as assigned.  Conduct consistent meetings and training with staff including, but not limited to, safety/emergency procedures, standard operating procedures, behavior management, and customer service.  Develop and submit a detailed list of goals and objectives annually.

Education, Experience and Training:  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Associates degree in Parks and Recreation or closely related field or equivalent vocational/technical training required.  Two (2) to Five (5) years of direct experience in work related to park maintenance, at least two (2) of which was in a supervisory role.  Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training.  Valid Illinois Class A CDL driver’s license (or obtain within 3 months) and good driving record are required.  Hands on experience working with equipment and supplies used to perform minor maintenance repairs.  Must possess or be able to obtain within six (6) months a Aquatics Facility Certified Pool Operators certification.  Must possess or be able to obtain with in twelve (12) months a Certified Playground Safety Inspector certification.  Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.  Medic First Aid/CPR/AED Certification (or the equivalent) is required within 30 days of hire date. If you are not already certified, training will be provided.  Successful criminal background check.

This is an hourly, non-exempt position that reports to the Superintendent of Parks. The starting salary range for this position is $20 - $25 per hour. This position also includes an excellent benefits package. To apply, visit our website at to complete an on-line application and upload your cover letter by August 3, 2019. JOB ID 402

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 Belvidere Park District


Kim Kirkpatrick

 Closing Date

August 3, 2019


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Under the direction and supervision of the Park Manager, the Park Supervisor, Fleet and Mowing is responsible for overseeing and implementing Streamwood Park District's comprehensive fleet preventive maintenance program, managing the District's mowing crew, and performing a variety of park maintenance tasks. This is a physically demanding position with the majority of time to be spent working in the field. The Park Supervisor, Fleet and Mowing is on-call as needed, supervising and leading seasonal and part-time employees. This is an at-will position.

Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. • Candidates must have formal mechanical training or certifications in gas and diesel engines or automotive systems. • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Preference given to candidates with prior supervisory and fleet management experience. • Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License. • Must possess a valid State of Illinois Pesticide Operator’s License or must have ability to obtain within six (6) months of hiring. • Must be CPR and AED certified within six (6) months of hiring. Training paid for and provided by the Streamwood Park District upon hire. • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) communication skills preferred.

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Compensation: DOQ

Contact: Amy Vito, Park Manager | 777 S. Bartlett Road, Streamwood, Illinois 60107 | Phone: 630-483-3112 | Email:

The Streamwood Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Streamwood Park District


Amy Vito

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $57,600 - $72,000

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Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Recreation, the Fitness Facility Manager is responsible for oversight of the district’s 3.7 million dollar fitness operation at the 75,000 sq. ft. FitNation Fitness Facility, Hunt Club Fitness Center, and all other fitness programs. This is a Recreation Department full time position with a normal work week of a minimum of 40 hours per week. Due to the extended hours of operation of the facilities, work schedule may vary and exceed the minimum 40 hours requirement.


• Experience: Five years of supervisory responsibility in fitness programs or facilities is preferred.

• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, or related field is required.

• Skills: The incumbent for this role must have excellent communication skills, be able to interpret customers’ needs and interests and possess a thorough knowledge of the fitness industry, membership sales and retention strategies, facility management, fitness program management. Additionally, this role requires: the ability to organize, plan, and manage a wide variety of programs, events, staff and facilities; creativity with regards to initiating new concepts and programs; the ability to interpret, analyze and implement ideas and concepts; experience preparing and managing budgets, manuals and program guidelines; proficiency with various computer software applications and mobile devices.

• Certifications: Valid Driver’s License, First-Aid, CPR, AED are required. Fitness-related certifications, Certified Pool Operation (CPO), Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO), and/or Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification are preferred.

• Competencies: This position must possess a thorough knowledge of the fitness programs and facilities they will be responsible for including membership sales strategies, membership retention strategies, must have strong accounting skills, knowledge and/or experience in special events, group exercise classes, personal training, general facility cleaning principles and other related operations. Knowledge of state, local and national standards in these areas is also required.


  1. Lead the successful operation of FitNation and Hunt Club fitness facilities by meeting and/or exceeding membership sales and other financial goals set forth in the business plan.
  2. Actively sell memberships to meet sales goals.
  3. Responsible for preparing an annual budget and setting goals that align with the GPD’s Board approved budget for fitness operations.
  4. Responsible for ensuring that customer service at both fitness facilities is consistent with Gurnee Park District operations at all times.
  5. Review, implement and maintain procedures and controls to ensure proper management of each facility.
  6. Follow departmental guidelines for receiving customer feedback.
  7. Create and maintain ad hoc reports, using facility records and statistical data as assigned.
  8. Plan, coordinate, schedule and supervise the FitNation and Hunt Club Fitness Center operations, Fitness Programs, and Fitness-Related Special Events.
  9. Work with Director of Business Services and their staff to ensure proper cash controls are being followed.
  10. Develop and maintain a high performing team at both facilities by recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling and consistently evaluating staff. Coach and mentor direct reports for most effective performance.
  11. Oversee and manage the annual staff performance review process for each facility. Administer performance review to your direct reports.
  12. Coordinate all marketing and advertising with necessary staff, including giving final review and recommendation of seasonal program, facility and event information.
  13. Work cooperatively with Aquatic Facility Manager to ensure consistency of service to users of FitNation Pool.
  14. Review, update, implement and make recommendations for programs and operations in your area.
  15. Conduct manager/supervisory meetings and training sessions regularly Monitor the day-to-day operations of all fitness operations, act as manager-on-duty as necessary.
  16. Is responsible for overall operation, maintaining appropriate supplies and necessary work requests to effectively operate our fitness centers.
  17. Serve as Chairperson of the Wellness Committee.
  18. Provide oversight into the development and implementation of district, department, and area procedures.
  19. Complete necessary district, local, or state inspection forms and other information as required.
  20. All other duties as assigned.


  1. Serve on internal committees as assigned.
  2. Serve on external committees as assigned.
  3. Assist with Park District Special Events as assigned.
  4. Assist the Director of Recreation with administrative duties, as needed.
  5. Assist the Executive Director in the absence of the department head, as assigned.


The physical demands of this position are minimal. This position will require desk work and field work. Occasionally movement of supplies, equipment, or uniforms is necessary in which case the maximum weight that you are expected to be able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted. Some bending, twisting, and kneeling may be necessary at your desk or in support of certain recreation programs/events or when evaluating or moving fitness equipment (typically with the assistance with other tools and staff).


It is expected that all Gurnee Park District Staff comply with the policies and procedures as set forth by the Gurnee Park District Board of Commissioners. Resources that outline these policies and procedures include the Personnel Policy Manual, Safety Manual, Departmental Manual, Area or Job Specific Manuals and other written or verbal procedures as provided by your supervisor. As all situations cannot be documented even in manuals such as these, it is further expected that your actions as an employee are always performed with safety in mind, respect of your fellow staff and customers in mind, and at the direction of your supervisor. The Gurnee Park District has developed the SOFFI Customer Service Standards as a guide to our agency’s expectations and recommendations for successful work behavior. It is expected that all staff learn and understand these policies and procedures.

Hours: Full-time, salaried position

Compensation: Salary range is $57,600 - $72,000. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Includes an excellent benefit package.

Contact: Michael Wick, Director of Recreation 920 North Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, IL 60031 Phone: 847-599-3756 Email: Closing Date: Open until filled

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The Gurnee Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Gurnee Park District


Michael Wick

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $56,154 / Yearly

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Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Permits and Revenue, manages, approves and coordinates the issuance of all types of permits and memberships offered by District, including those for groups or individuals who desire to use picnic groves, indoor rental facilities, off-leash dog areas, equestrian trails, or other spaces. Supervises assigned full and part-time/seasonal staff in completing permit and membership tasks. Acts as a key administrator for the software programs used to track permits and memberships. Maintains records, collects and report fees using proper cash control procedures. Manages assigned vendor contracts/agreements to ensure that contract terms are being fulfilled and performance is maximized. Assists with coordinating special requests for indoor and outdoor reservations. Contributes to establishing policies and procedures around permit processing, cash handling and reporting, and ensures all policies and procedures are followed. Provides reports and analysis as needed.

Typical Duties

Manages, approves and coordinates the issuance of all permits and memberships for assigned programs within the overall District permit operations.

Supervises, schedules, assigns and gives direction to assigned permits personnel to ensure tasks are completed, and monitors and evaluates performance.

Communicates with customers and assigned vendors; coordinates and monitors event timelines; attends meetings and represents the department as required.

Coordinates and conducts training for seasonal, full and part-time staff in various operational and customer service-related duties.

Ensures, whether by assigning to staff or directly completing, that all customers are assisted in a timely manner, whether in person, or by telephone, email or fax.

Oversees collection of fees for all permits, memberships and vendors. Recommends and issues refund vouchers for security deposits and other circumstances. Maintains true and accurate accounts of monies received and disbursed.

Manages and troubleshoots cloud-based permit reservation system, utilizing internal and external resources as needed.

Evaluates the use of new and existing hardware and software systems.

Oversees and manages vendors directly related to permits and membership programs.

Effectively communicates through writing and speaking with employees, vendors, and customers in a positive and professional manner.

Conducts and supervises special studies and projects as directed.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a high school diploma or GED AND ten (10) or more years of experience in customer service, or an administrative role;


Must possess an associate’s degree from an accredited college or university AND eight (8) or more years of experience in customer service, or an administrative role;


Must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university AND three (3) or more years of experience in customer service, or an administrative role.

Preferred Qualifications

Possession of two (2) or more years of work experience supervising financial transactions or retail management;


Possession of two (2) or more years of work experience with reservation software, such as ActiveNet;


Possession of two (2) or more years of work experience administering permits/memberships for a government agency or a recreation or leisure business.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

Thorough knowledge of computers, and the skills necessary to operate and troubleshoot problems with all permit functions and points of sale cash register system. Ability to provide technical assistance to support staff on the operations and use of computers and software programs.

Ability to assess and prioritize workload in a deadline-oriented environment

Ability to display strong supervisory leadership skills by motivating staff through trainings, constructive feedback and coaching.

Through working knowledge of and ability to quickly and effectively apply District operations and policies.

Must be able to work and cooperate with others, take initiative to resolve problems, and possess a positive attitude while contributing to and maintaining a safe, productive and respectful work environment.

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, weekends, evenings and holidays.

Strong organization skills and attention to detail. Skill and ability to communicate with professionalism to diverse groups.

The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.

Benefits Package

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Basic Term Life Insurance

Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program

Employee Assistance Program

Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

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Veteran’s Preference

When applying for employment with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, preference is given in the application process to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 consecutive days or during War Time. To take advantage of this preference, a Veteran must:

Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Identify themselves as a Veteran on their employment application by answering Yes to the question “Are you a military veteran?”

Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215, or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation) at the time of application by uploading it as part of your application. If there are multiple DD 214s, DD 215s, or NGB 22s, please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (before 911) or the Department of Homeland Security (after 911).

Veteran must provide original applicable discharge papers at time of interview.

General District Employment Requirements



The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity.

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 Forest Preserve District of Cook County



 Closing Date

July 23, 2019