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 $250 weekly stipend

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Recreation Intern $250/week Stipend Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, summer enrichment, special events (Community Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, and general administration, budgeting and marketing. Besides planning and executing Touch-a-Truck, the intern will create and run programs of their choosing.
Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motived and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. All interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to bholajter@munster.org or Barb Holajter, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.

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 Munster Parks and Recreation

 Contact

Barbara Holajter
(219) 836-6923
bholajter@munster.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $250 weekly stipend

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Recreation Intern $250/week Stipend Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, summer enrichment, special events (Community Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, and general administration, budgeting and marketing. Besides planning and executing Touch-a-Truck, the intern will create and run programs of their choosing.
Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motived and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. All interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to bholajter@munster.org or Barb Holajter, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.

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 Munster Parks and Recreation

 Contact

Barbara Holajter
(219) 836-6923
bholajter@munster.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $25 to $30/hour depending on qualifications and experience

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M-NASR is seeking a part-time Human Resource Manager who will coordinate and administer HR related job duties and functions for the Association. This position will work closely with the Executive Director, Superintendent of Recreation and other supervisory staff. With offices in Morton Grove, M-NASR works cooperatively with Park Districts that serve the Des Plaines, Golf-Maine, Village of Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge and Skokie communities. Formed in 1972, M-NASR provides and facilitates year-round recreational programs and services for children and adults with disabilities who live in the member-district communities. We are truly proud to make a difference in the lives of the patrons and families we serve.

There are perks to joining our team! We offer time off benefits that include sick and vacation paid time off along with paid holidays. This position is eligible to participate in IMRF, the Association’s retirement plan. We offer a free membership to the Morton Grove Park District’s health club, Club Fitness.

Pay: $25 to $30/hour depending on qualifications and experience

Hours: Generally 20 to 25 hour per week, weekdays during regular office hours. Depending on the time of year and hiring needs, may be requested to work additional hours. Upon hire, will establish work schedule with supervisor. We offer schedule flexibility.

Qualifications: We prefer an individual that possesses a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or a related field. Five or more year’s professional experience in human resource management is preferred. Experience in recruitment, hiring, maintaining personnel records, safety programs and risk management required. The individual we seek will possess excellent organizational, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with Applitrack/Frontline Recruiting & Hiring software a plus. Prefer an individual with PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources certification) or SHRM-CP certification but not required.

Duties: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the HR Manager will plan, coordinate and be responsible for assigned HR related functions for the Association. Duties include assisting staff with recruitment, interviewing, hiring, onboarding, workman’s compensation and unemployment claim administration, and other HR related functions and job duties.

Additional Duties include posting job openings utilizing Applitrack and keeping all Applitrack postings and information up to date. Posts job openings to other job boards and websites. Reviews and routes all incoming employment applications to appropriate staff. Reviews all new hire paperwork and change forms submitted by supervisory staff to ensure all needed paperwork is received and enters into the payroll system. Stays up to date on employment law changes to ensure that the Association’s Personnel Policy Manual and Safety Manual are current and compliant with applicable employment laws. The HR Manager is an active member of the Safety Committee. This position may be called upon to assist with sensitive employment issues in a confidential, sensitive, professional manner. Performs other duties as assigned.

To apply: Go to www.mnasr.org, select the “Employment” tab on the top toolbar to be directed to our online employment application. Apply early as interviewing will begin promptly.

M-NASR is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation

 Contact

Suzanne Bear
847-966-5522
Sbear@mnasr.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,231

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The Forest Preserve District of Will County is accepting resumes for a Natural Resource Manager - Restoration Ecologist. This is a full-time position that is responsible for the day to day planning and implementation of the Forest Preserve’s natural area restoration projects, with an emphasis on flora and natural communities. This position is expected to develop grant proposals, administer grant projects, secure and manage contractual services, and track expenses and budgets to implement restoration projects. This position is also expected to contribute to the fire management program, implementation of monitoring programs, and other aspects of the annual work plans.

The Natural Resource Manager – Restoration Ecologist position is a Grade 10, with a starting salary of $45,231 to $56,539 commensurate with experience. See attached Job Description outlining duties, skills, abilities, training, experience and working conditions or visit ReconnectWithNature.org for more information. All employees of the Forest Preserve District of Will County are required to live within Will County, Illinois, within six months of their date of employment.

Resumes will be accepted until January 11, 2019. Application Procedure: Send a cover letter describing interest and a resume to: Donna Suca, Human Resource Supervisor Forest Preserve District of Will County 17540 W. Laraway Road Joliet, Illinois 60433 815-722-5667 (desk) 815-722-3608 (fax) dsuca@fpdwc.org

The Forest Preserve District of Will County does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, or disability. In offering employment opportunities to the public, the Forest Preserve District will make reasonable modifications to ensure that all people have an equal opportunity. To request this document in large print, audio, or Braille, contact the Director of Marketing and Communications, Sugar Creek Administration Center, 17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet, IL 60433; comments@fpdwc.org; 815.722.9383 (voice); 800.526.0844 (TDD). Requests should be made at least 48 hours in advance. While the Forest Preserve District of Will County will make every effort to meet requests in a timely fashion, some requests may take longer than others to fulfill. Persons believing that they have been discriminated against by the Forest Preserve District of Will County may file a complaint alleging discrimination with the Forest Preserve District or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of the Interior, www.doi.gov.

Natural Resource Manager - Restoration Ecologist WILL COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGER - RESTORATION ECOLOGIST DEPARTMENT: PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT DATE: DECEMBER 2018 LOCATION: SUGAR CREEK ADMINISTRATION CENTER BASIC FUNCTION The Natural Resource Manager – Restoration Ecologist contributes to the day to day planning and implementation of District Natural Area Restoration projects, with an emphasis on flora and natural communities. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: • Restoration Program Coordinator Supervises: • None • This position will require occasional coordination of Resource Management Crew and Operations Department staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Prepare and implement site restoration and management plans for natural and degraded ecosystems at the direction of the Restoration Program Coordinator or Natural Resource Management Supervisor. 2. Contribute to the development of annual work plans, schedules, summaries and reports, some requiring other agency sign off. 3. Assist with the annual budget preparation process and expense tracking. 4. Develop grant proposals and administrate grant projects to ensure compliance. 5. Secure and manage contractual services according to established policies and procedures. 6. Participate in the implementation of the District’s prescribed fire management program with the ability to function as Crew Boss. 7. Assist in completing environmental reviews on proposed land use and development within or adjacent to preserves. 8. Contribute to baseline site inventories, implementation of monitoring programs, and data management systems to evaluate the effectiveness of various restoration and management programs. 9. Coordinate with resource management crew and other resource management staff to implement tasks identified in annual management schedules. 10. Represent the District and/or Natural Resource Management section in various inter- or intra-agency teams, meetings and working groups as assigned. 11. Other duties as assigned by supervisor or director. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Must have knowledge of Midwest natural communities, native and non-native plant species identification, natural area restoration techniques, ecology and conservation biology principles. • Must have technical skills to perform surveys, data collection and analysis, and report preparation. • Must effectively communicate, written and oral, with a variety of professional staff, consultants and volunteers. Natural Resource Manager - Restoration Ecologist Page 2 • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (word processing, spreadsheet and database) and ArcGIS mapping software. • Must possess or attain a valid Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s license. • Must possess and maintain a current and valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Education: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in environmental science, ecology, natural resource management or related field. Experience: Five years related experience in natural areas restoration and management planning and implementation preferred. Three years related experience participating in prescribed fire varying in size and complexity preferred. Certifications: Possession of, or willingness to procure course work in prescribed fire management and behavior: National Wildfire Coordinating Group S130/190 (S290 and S390 preferred) or Chicago Wilderness Midwest Ecological Prescription Fire Crew Member training. 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 Semi-active job; while performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, talk and hear. 2 While performing the duties of this job the employee occasionally works near moving parts; works in outside extreme heat or cold weather conditions; lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds; is exposed to fumes, airborne particles, smoke and toxic or caustic chemicals and potentially hazardous plants and animals. 3 Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 4 The noise level in this job is usually moderate but can be high. 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. PAY RANGE AND ANNUAL SALARY Pay Range: Grade 10 Minimum: $45,231 Midpoint: $56,539 Maximum: $67,846 Schedule: Full Time

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 Forest Preserve District of Will County

 Contact

Donna Suca
815-727-8700
dsuca@fpdwc.org

 Closing Date

January 11, 2019

 $16.00 - $19.00 per hour

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GENERAL PURPOSE

Responsible for performing various routine and preventive maintenance tasks related to facilities, grounds, and equipment throughout the district.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in maintenance repair and construction field preferred. Must have good communication, interpersonal, and time management skills and work calmly and effectively under pressure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Attendance at work site as scheduled; must be available to work other shifts and overtime as required.
  2. Perform routine and preventive maintenance and repairs to district lands, facilities, and equipment.
  3. Makes and maintains ice rinks and assists with snow removal.
  4. Install, maintain, and repair general landscape improvements throughout the district.
  5. Install, maintain, and repair sports fields throughout the district.
  6. Assist with seasonal operations and special projects.
  7. Assist with custodial tasks at all district facilities and grounds.
  8. Maintain effective two-way communication with immediate supervisors and assigned staff about concerns in the field.
  9. Assists in training and supervising seasonal and part-time staff as assigned.
  10. Communicate professionally with coworkers and the public.
  11. Wear personal protective equipment for job function when needed.
  12. Carry two way or cell phone communication at all times while working.
  13. Contribute to a feedback rich environment.
  14. Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer.
  15. Follow the Wheaton Park District policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  16. Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis.
  17. Strive for continuous improvement of systems and self.
  18. Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, ETC.

Must have and maintain: a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; and CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to: continuously move about the facility and position one’s self to perform maintenance; occasionally ascend/descend stairs/ladder, repetitive use of hands/arms, vibration and grasping while working with tools and equipment, and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs, and over with assistance, eye/hand coordination, and fine manipulation; occasionally walk on uneven ground. Must be able to drive.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

Must be able to: handle all weather conditions while traveling between facilities, frequently encounter rain, snow, biting/stinging bugs and insects, dirt, poisonous plants, grease, oil, mud; occasional confined spaces, heights over 12 feet, fumes, gases, odors, dust, mold, animal hair, dander, feces, noise over 85 dbls, wet, slippery floors and surfaces; rarely encounter pesticides, chemicals and smoke.

HOURS

Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Plus, additional nights and weekends as required.

SALARY

$16.00 - $19.00 per hour, DOQ

Benefit Package

We have a highly competitive benefits package including: health insurance, life insurance, paid time off (including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick), 457 deferred compensation plan, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (pension plan), medical and dependent flexible spending account, facility privileges for employee and employee's eligible dependents, etc.

To apply for this position go to: https://wheatonparkdistrict.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/19957bd4-af36-3ec6-0e52-b9c13756c3d7/apply?source=931745-CS-26822

The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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 Wheaton Park District

 Contact

Becky Mendenhall
rmendenhall@wheatonparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled