Under the general direction of the Assistant Superintendent of District Services and Projects the Recruitment and Volunteer Coordinator will provide expertise in hiring strategies to assist staff to identify, hire and onboard part-time employees. They will also lead a comprehensive volunteer program which responds to the vision, mission and goals of the District by drawing upon the talents and abilities of each volunteer. This position has no direct reports but oversees volunteers at events.
Position Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: •Two or more years of experience in Human Resources, Volunteer Management, Parks & Recreation, Non- profit management or equivalent experience. •Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources ,Parks & Recreation, Non- Profit management, Public Administration or closely related field; or an equivalent combination of relevant education, experience and training. •Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle. •Communicates clearly, both orally and written, along with outstanding time management, leadership and organizational. •Strong skills in managing volunteer projects and events. •A successful criminal background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen
Compensation and Benefits: The hiring salary range is $46,350.00-$50,985.00; starting salary is DOQ. The District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Park District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick leave, and potential for annual merit increases.
How to Apply: •Candidates should apply online at jobs.palatineparks.org with a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. •First review of candidates will begin on April 26, 2021 •For more information contact Peter Cahill, Assistant Superintendent of District Services and Projects, at 847.496.6262 or firstname.lastname@example.org. •Palatine Park District is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Village of Savoy, Parks and Recreation Director
The Village of Savoy, Illinois (population 8,607) is looking for a transformative leader with the ability to effectively manage change; deliver high-quality parks and recreation services; focus on fiscal stewardship; communicate clearly; and attract, develop, and empower talented employees that are dedicated to serving the residents. The Director must be a strong, collaborative leader; able to combine vision, creativity, and innovation in the oversight and development of the Parks and Recreation Department, its programs, and its facilities.
This is a salaried full-time exempt position that reports to the Village Administrator. The Director leads a team of 15 full-time and part-time employees and oversees an operating budget of approximately $500,000. The Director manages, supervises, and directs all aspects of operations, maintenance, programs, events, and activities of the Parks and Recreation Department. The Director also performs long-range planning, assists in developing the department’s budget, and collaborates with the Public Works Director on park master planning and capital needs.
The next Director must take the lead to assess the programmatic, personnel, and financial needs of the Department; have the ability to address and overcome operational issues; and lead the department as the Village transitions from COVID-19 restrictions to normal operations.
The Director must possess well developed verbal and written communication skills with a record of success in developing collaborative relationships with elected officials, community organizations, and Village staff. The Director will be expected to continuously demonstrate the interpersonal skills and judgment to create trust, deliver results, and influence a positive inclusive culture.
• Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field. • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a Parks and Recreation organization of similar size or larger including three (3) years of supervisory experience in this field. • Certification as a Park and Recreation Professional through the National Recreation and Park Association. • Must be bondable. • Must obtain, then maintain, CPR and First Aid Certification within 60 days of hiring. • Must possess and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License.
• Master’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field. • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in a Parks and Recreation organization of similar size or larger including five (5) years of supervisory experience in this field. • Certification as a Park and Recreation Executive through the National Recreation and Park Association.
Compensation and Benefit Package
This position offers a salary with an expected hiring range of $65,000 – $80,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Additionally, the Village offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, health coverage, and a pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).
How to Apply
To apply, submit by email a resume, cover letter, and five professional references to Christopher Walton, Village Administrator. Email: email@example.com.
Position is open until filled. First review of applications is April 26, 2020.
Accounting Coordinator (Full-Time) Are you an accounting professional seeking a full-time work schedule and a variety of responsibilities? Our Accounting Coordinator role is an integral position within the Finance Department at the Deerfield Park District. It will allow you the opportunity to showcase and implement your accounting knowledge and work within a fun, mission-based organization. The role requires an energetic, collaborative individual who has an eye for detail and enjoys making a positive impact on all park district departments. Applicants looking to work in a unique environment where you can make a daily difference in people’s lives should apply!
Who we are? The Deerfield Park District was formed in 1951 with a mission to provide outstanding parks, services, facilities and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living and improve memorable experiences. The Park District has over 25 parks and facilities including the Deerfield Golf Club, Sachs Recreation Center, Patty Turner Center, Jewett Park Community Center, Mitchell Pool and Deerspring Pool. The Park District employs an average of 300 staff with over 500 seasonally. The District has a credit rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investors Service and is an IAPD/IPRA Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency. For additional information visit us at www.deerfieldparks.org.
What is the opportunity? Under the leadership of the Director of Finance, the Accounting Coordinator is responsible for agency support in the areas of accounting, finance, banking, budgeting, payroll, financial analysis, and other related areas. The major emphasis of this position will be assisting with the daily operations of the Finance Department. The position has growth potential into a supervisor role.
Key responsibilities include: • Processes bi-weekly payroll and prepares bi-weekly payroll reports. • Research and resolve payroll tax and other payroll accounting related matters. • Process and record payroll related deductions and remittances including health insurance, FSA, retirement program, pension, and life insurance. • Manage and process annual payroll related forms and records including: W-2, 1094-C, 1095-C, sick time payouts, and wellness program payouts. • Complete workers compensation audit. • Responsible for daily and monthly accounting reconciliation of revenue for all Park District facilities. Performs semi-monthly revenue import into the accounting system. Performs monthly earned income process. • Performs cash audits at Park District facilities. • Tracks program and facility refunds due to patrons and processes checks and credit card refunds. • Research and manage patron household balances (receivables and credit balances). • Processes various monthly credit card and ACH transactions. • Assist with the month end close process including journal entries, account reconciliations and preparation of financial reports. • Assist with internal control procedures throughout the Park District. • Prepares monthly Board of Commissioner reports in conjunction with the Director of Finance. • Records miscellaneous cash receipts into registration software and processes corresponding journal entries. • Responsible for the Deerfield Park Foundation accounting: record and deposit incoming cash, record journal entries, prepare Board reports. • Lead agency compliance with the Records Retention Act. • Assists Director of Finance in daily, monthly and annual financial projects, including budget preparation and the annual audit. • Develops and implements programs to train staff in proper procedures affecting the Finance Department.
What qualifications are needed? • A degree in accounting, business or a related field is preferred. • Minimum five years of related experience. • Knowledge of general ledger, cash receipts processing, payroll processing, HR processes, bank reconciliation, and accounts payable. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel. Knowledge or ability to learn in-house software applications (e.g. Incode accounting, RecTrac registration, Paycor HRIS).
Scheduling, pay and benefits The Accounting Coordinator is a full-time position working 35-40 hours per week. This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, IMRF pension, paid time off, wellness incentive program, and discounts on Park District programs. The schedule is Monday through Friday approximately 8:00 to 5:00.
Position is open until filled. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately. Apply at: http://www.deerfieldparks.org/jobs/
Accounting Assistant will be responsible for recording monies received along with performing finance, payroll, and accounting tasks and projects. Payroll support takes priority for this position during payroll week. This position will assist the Superintendent of Finance with the annual audit and additional special assignments as directed. This position reports to the Superintendent of Finance.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
Knowledge and Proficiency in Office 365. Knowledge and experience in government accounting software, Incode experience is preferred. Experience with RecTrac is preferred. Valid State of Illinois Class “D” driver’s license. Successful criminal background check prior to employment. Attain (within six (6) months of employment) and maintain valid Adult & Child CPR/AED certification. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate will possess:
Associates Degree in Business Management or Accounting preferred. Accounting courses are helpful. A minimum of two years of experience with accounts receivable, invoicing, and payroll processing in Parks & Recreation, municipal government, or related industry. HOURS
Forty (40) hours per week, with work hours agreed upon with the Superintendent of Finance. Some overtime may be required including evenings and weekend hours. Employee is considered to be on duty whenever the need exists. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The hiring salary range is $41,097.00-$44,692.99; starting salary is DOQ. The District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Park District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick leave, and potential for annual merit increases.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should apply online at jobs.palatineparks.org with a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. First review of candidates will begin on April 16, 2021. For more information contact Peter Cahill, Assistant Superintendent of District Services and Projects, at 847.496.6262 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Palatine Park District is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employ
SUMMARY: The Superintendent of Finance and Human Resource is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this analysis. This is a full-time exempt position, working a minimum of 40 hours per week. Scheduled hours will be Monday through Friday, along with participation in some activities, meetings and events that may fall on occasional evenings and weekends. Attendance at Park Board Meetings is required. Work pace is moderate depending on task required and the position requires the ability to work in the sedentary work level.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field and/or at least eight years of accounting experience preferably, in a government setting. Master’s degree or CPA is preferred.
Experience with the development, implementation, and monitoring of budget, levy, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and implementation of registration systems is preferred.
Experience and knowledge in human resource is a plus.
All full-time candidates must have a valid Illinois Driver's License. Candidate must also pass a criminal background check, pre-employment screening for alcohol and drugs, obtain the CPR/AED certification within 6 months of employment which will be paid for by the Park District.
BENEFITS: We offer a generous benefits package including medical insurance (HMO or PPO), dental insurance, vision insurance, basic and voluntary life insurance, pension (IMRF) plan, paid time off including vacation, personal, sick and holiday pay, employee assistance program, wellness program, fitness center membership and discounted facility and program costs.
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: The Superintendent of Finance and Human Resource is under the supervision of the Executive Director.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Develop the Park District’s property tax levy ordinance for Board of Commissioners’ review each fiscal year. 2. Prepare the Park District budget with the aid of the administrative staff. 3. Pay bills monthly based on the list approved by the Board of Commissioners. 4. Prepare and make bank deposits; reconcile bank accounts monthly 5. Calculate payroll and make payroll tax deposits (employee withheld and employer Medicare and Social Security taxes) after each pay period on a timely basis as well as manage benefit time for eligible employees. 6. Prepare and submit quarterly payroll tax returns; record and submit payment (if any) on a timely basis. 7. Determine recipients and prepare form 1099 on an annual basis. 8. Prepare W-2 forms for each employee on an annual basis. 9. Schedule the annual audit as well as assist the auditors as requested on an annual basis. 10. Prepare and submit legal notices for publishing in local newspaper. 11. Act as Agent to Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); complete monthly report and submit payment on a timely basis. 12. Enroll and terminate employee participation in IMRF. 13. Prepare reports for the Board of Commissioners; including financial reports, vendor payment check lists and monthly profit and loss statements. 14. Attend Board of Commissioners’ meetings. 15. Maintain records such as personnel, registration, contract agreements, and financial records as well as keep a log of all records for retention program. Oversee destruction of documents in conformance with state law. 16. Store pertinent information such as personnel files for full time/part time/seasonal staff as well as current fiscal year financial information in lock drawers. 17. Conduct the health insurance open enrollment process on an annual basis for full time employees enrolled in the Park District’s PDRMA health insurance plan. 18. Secure bond financing in conformance with state law along with help from the investment advisory firm; prepare legal notices, minutes and documentation. Obtain approval and appropriate signatures on bond documents. 19. Prepare annual sales tax returns as appropriate. 20. Act as Agent for PDRMA and handle claims in areas such as Health Care, Property/Casualty Insurance. 21. Conduct investigation based on testimony and examine empirical evidence when presented with conflict between persons i.e. patrons and/or employees. All things mentioned will be compared to the Park District policies which can render a result such as disciplinary actions for parties involved.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND TRAITS: 1. Comprehensive knowledge of the philosophy, principles, and best practices of all aspects of accounting and internal controls. 2. Background in financial management with emphasis on budget principles, financial forecasting and fund accounting. 3. Knowledge of financial reporting specifically related to government accounting. 4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 5. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc). Have the ability to learn our current financial software and use it to account for all transactions throughout the Park District in preparation of financial reports to both staff and Board of Commissioners.