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 $55,000-$65,000 annually

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Human Resources and Risk Manager

Department:      Administration
Position Title:          Human Resources and Risk Manager
Reporting Authority: Director of Finance and Administration
Classification:          Exempt – Non-Union

Position Summary The Human Resource and Risk Manager is responsible for all human resource related functions including compensation and benefits, training, payroll, safety programs, human resource planning, employee morale, hiring assistance, statistical analysis, as well as general safety and risk management concerns relating to all agency operations, functions, grounds, employees, and facilities. This position is responsible for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of procedural policies as they relate to human resources, loss prevention, insurance issues, safety, accident investigation, and claims.

Essential Job Functions - Human Resources • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes. • Trains new employees in policies and procedures by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs. • Create, implement and oversee the conduction of annual job evaluations. • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work performance by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors. • Supervise and manage employee benefits programs and inform employees of benefits. • Recommend changes in benefit programs to Director of Finance and Administration; design and conduct educational programs on benefit programs. • Consult with District’s labor and relations council to insure implementation and management of Human Resource functions are in compliance with Federal and State laws and the two collective bargaining agreements. • Prepare, update, and recommend human resource policies and procedures. • Designs and conducts annual evaluation of Park District’s current staffing program; develops and recommends goals necessary to correct any underutilization of minority or protected class individuals; Conduct ongoing and continuing conferences, seminars, training programs, and educational informational sessions for Park District staff to increase awareness of and to secure compliance with changing state and federal laws and regulations relevant to nondiscriminatory policies.

Essential Job Functions – Risk Management • Analyzes, identifies and evaluates risks to the District, which could result in loss or financial exposure. • Review all insurance policies, existing and proposed, and negotiates all liability/risk insurance programs for the District. • Physically surveys buildings, equipment, and grounds for regulatory compliance in order to optimize coverage and minimize risk. • Develops programs and management processes to deal with identified risks, including compliance with all related and required reports and records. • Maintains records and files relating to safety and risk management. • Develop and administer a comprehensive Safety Program for the district, formulating and recommending policies and regulations to maximize safe practices and conditions. • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other public agencies in regards to safety issues. • Establish and monitor processes designed to assure safety in the workplace such as safety manuals, training programs, safety committee, reporting and tracking programs. • Develops emergency response procedures and emergency evacuation plans for facilities and programs. • Perform safety orientation and training programs for new employees. • Establishes safety related goals and objectives. • Develops long range capital safety related improvement recommendations. • Participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries and develops written documentation to assist in a defense of legal actions.
• Investigate and review accidents and safety incidents in order to analyze and modify practice and compliance. • Processes pertinent paperwork concerning insurance claims. • Prepares and monitors safety related budgets. • Recommends and purchases safety related equipment, supplies, and materials. • Assists management in the enforcement of safety rules and regulations. • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations related to safety and insurance.

Supervisory Responsibilities • Supervise and manage one direct report (Payroll & Benefits Coordinator).

Relevant Required Education and Experience • Bachelor’s Degree or higher level degree and minimum of two years of experience as human resource manager, public risk manager. Experience managing occupational safety is necessary. • Must be able to analyze, interpret and apply federal and state laws, and collective bargaining agreements. • Must be able to collaborate, coordinate, and communicate effectively with departmental entities both internal and external.

Specific Cognitive Requirements • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, and the general public. • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. • Ability to evaluate and supervise staff and advise other managers as needed. • Ability to lead educational programs both onsite and offsite as needed.

Environmental Requirements • Ability to perform responsibilities indoors and outdoors. • Ability to perform duties in various lighting, temperature and weather conditions.

General Requirements for employment • Must successfully pass a background check • Must submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening • Must have basic proficiency of Microsoft Office© Suite. • Must possess valid Illinois Driver’s License. • Must possess professional phone skills and work well with the public. • Must present a neat and professional appearance. • Responsible to follow policies and procedures outlined in Springfield Park District employee manual. • Must live in Sangamon County, Illinois. Sangamon County residency is required within the first 6 months of acceptance of a position with the Springfield Park District.

The Springfield Park District is committed to the provisions of Equal Employment Opportunities and Affirmative Action to its applicants regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, age sex, marital or veterans’ status, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.

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 Springfield Park District

 Contact

Stephen Flesch
217-544-1751, x1003
sflesch@springfieldparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Shall commensurate with experience

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CRETE PARK DISTRICT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Village of Crete is a community rather unique to the Chicago metropolitan area. Located just 30 miles south of the Loop in Will County, Crete has maintained its small-town charm while with nearly 8,500 residents. Crete Park District follows the Village boundaries and has over 130 acres of beautiful parks, lush natural preserved areas, bike and pedestrian trail, skate park, ballet studio, along with outstanding softball/soccer fields. Crete Park District budget is 1.2 million with 6 full-time employees.

All applications must apply by submitting a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation to Board President, Linda Johnson at ljohnson@cretepark.com. Please mark the subject line as Executive Director Search.

Crete Park Mission Statement: The mission of Crete Park District is to enrich the lives of individuals and families in the community through the provision of services, facilities and programs which improve the quality of life for residents of Crete and surrounding areas.

General Definition of Work: Performs complex professional work managing the District’s Parks and Recreation programs, personnel and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the District.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions: Directs the general administration of the department; makes recommendations for the district's vision and direction; collaborates with subordinates and administers direction.

Prepares, administers, coordinates and monitors budget, revenues and expenses; manages preparation of bid specifications, purchasing, research, and makes recommendations; provides direction to staff in spending practices and overall budget practices.

Manages Crete Park District staff, including hiring and disciplinary action recommendations. Details in coaching, mentoring, team building, counseling, scheduling; makes recommendations for staff additions or reductions, daily direction, and serves as a positive role model.

Provides goal setting, both short and long range, policy development, implementation and administration for the department; communicates closely with the Village of Crete personnel to support community issues and direction.

Collaborates with staff to guarantee the District's Mission is accomplished, and to ensure the well-being and needs of the staff, residents and businesses are met; communicates effectively with staff and board members; resources are used efficiently and effectively, and the future of the Park District’s vision is achieved through proper planning and technology innovations.

Serves as the Crete District Park liaison in working with the community in coordinating efforts and fostering partnerships with area organizations, public agencies and businesses.

Coordinates the design, acquisition, planning and construction of parks and facilities; applies for and administers grants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A broad knowledge of principles and methods of park and recreation planning and development; ability to assume management responsibility of all parks related facilities.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with governmental officials, volunteers, community groups, associates and the general public. Cooperates with and interprets recreational philosophies to said groups.

Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the activities of personnel involved in a well-rounded recreation program; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present detailed reports.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree required with coursework in parks and recreation, or a related field. Experience managing parks and recreation operations and personnel. NRPA Certified Park and Recreation Professional certification preferred.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

All applications must apply by submitting a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation to Board President, Linda Johnson at ljohnson@cretepark.com. Please mark the subject line as Executive Director Search.

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 Crete Park District

 Contact

Linda Johnson
708-878-9431
ljohnson@cretepark.com

 Closing Date

September 25, 2020

 $50,000-$65,000/annually plus benefits

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The Alsip Park District is seeking qualified individuals to apply for the Business Manager Position. This is a full time position.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management or related field is required with a minimum of five years experience. Master's Degree and/or CPA designation desirable. An understanding of government fund accounting, working knowledge of information systems, budgets, planning and reporting systems; excellent communication skills and knowledge of basic business financial procedures. Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and Smart Fusion software experience is desirable. Certified in first aid and CPR. A valid Illinois Drivers License is required.

Duties: The Business Manager is responsible for the overall operation and management of the business department including but not limited to the management of finance, human resources, information technology and payroll operations. The position will jointly supervise the Office Manager/Business Clerk position. The Business Manager duties include but are not limited to management and preparation of accounts payable and accounts receivable; prepare monthly income and expense reports for all facilities and departments; reconcile monthly bank statements; prepare short and long range financial planning; administrator of Smart Fusion software; supervise all records systems, insurance programs and employee benefits; prepare and publish financial reports as required, compile and analyze statistical data; supervise the finance and business matters of the District; forecast revenue and expenses, supervise and secure the most beneficial investments for the District funds; maintain up to date inventory of agency capitol and assets, monitor all cash handling procedures; coordinate purchasing policy; assist in the development and control of the annual operating budget; prepare regular and special reports as required by the Director; actively represent the District in PDRMA; attend monthly board meetings; maintain positive public relations and communication with all departments and with the community.

Please mail or e-mail cover letter, resume, references to: Jeannette Huber, CPRP Director of Parks and Recreation 12521 South Kostner Alsip, IL 60803 jhuber@alsipparks.org

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 Alsip Park District

 Contact

Jeannette Huber
708-389-1003 x305
jhuber@alsipparks.org

 Closing Date

August 31, 2020

 $24.00-$30.00 per hour (DOQ)

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ABOUT US The McHenry County Conservation District’s mission exists to preserve, restore, and manage natural areas and open spaces for their intrinsic value and for the benefits to present and future generations.

The District currently protects over 25,598 acres of open land diverse with woodlands, prairies, wetlands, ponds, creeks, and rivers. It provides sites open to the public year-round featuring trails, picnic shelters, camp sites, fishing sites, and educational programs.

JOB OVERVIEW:
See yourself working in a dynamic organization who is a leader in the area of environmental conservation. The McHenry County Conservation District is looking for a self-directed, motivated and thorough individual who likes to dive into meaningful and diverse types of administrative work. See yourself working closely with our Executive Director in engaging with the community, developing strategy, and ensuring the Open Meetings Act is followed, FOIA’s are processed, Board of Trustees packets are prepared, contracts are kept up-to-date, minutes are taken during Board meetings, and many more items.

What are we looking for? Someone who is flexible and can work independently in a fast-paced environment. Strong computer skills is a must in the area of the Microsoft software programs as well as possessing the ability to learn new software programs that help carry out the District’s communication strategy. As this position has high public contact with individuals both internal and external to the organization, this individual must possess strong interpersonal skills through written and verbal communication.

Lastly, seeking an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, communications, natural resource management, or related field. Additionally, a minimum of five years related progressively responsible administrative assistant experience with at least two-years of which should have been at the level of an administrative assistant to a division director/manager; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications held in FOIA, Open Meetings Act, Notary, Certified Park and Recreation Professional are preferred, but not required upon hire.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

APPLICATION: Applicant can locate job description and online application at MCCD.me/Apply. For questions, call 815-338-6223 x1237. Visit us at www.mccdistrict.org!

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 McHenry County Conservation District

 Contact

Jenny Heider
815-338-6223 x1237
jheider@mccdistrict.org

 Closing Date

August 26, 2020

 $89,800.00 - $103,000.00

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Posting Date: 16-Jul-2020 to 10-Aug-2020 (CST) Department: Parks & Recreation Location: Richmond Heights, MO, USA Salary Range: $89,800 - $103,000 Salary Full Time

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position which includes a full range of benefits including paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and employee health, dental, vision, life, disability, and LAGERS pension programs.

All applications must apply through portal link: https://richmondheights.applicantpro.com/jobs/1459352.html

Parks & Recreation Director

Dept/Div: Parks & Recreation FLSA Status: Exempt

General Definition of Work Performs complex professional work managing the City's parks and recreation programs, personnel and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Directs the general administration of the department; makes recommendations for department's vision and direction; collaborates with subordinates and supervisor, and administers direction.

Prepares, administers, coordinates and monitors department budget, revenues and expenses; manages preparation of bid specifications, purchasing, research, and makes recommendations; provides direction to staff in spending practices and overall budget practices.

Manages department staff, including hiring and disciplinary action recommendations to the City Manager, coaching, mentoring, team building, counseling, scheduling; makes recommendations for staff additions or reductions, daily direction, and serves as a positive role model.

Provides goal setting, both short and long range, policy development, implementation and administration for the department; Participates as a valuable member of the City management team for overall community issues and direction.

Works as a member of the management team to guarantee the City's Mission is accomplished, and to assure the resident's, business's, and staff's, well-being and needs are met; ensures that management communicates effectively, resources are used efficiently and effectively, and the City's future vision is achieved through proper planning and technology innovations.

Serves as a City department liaison in working with various organizations, departments, groups, companies, and individuals in coordinating efforts for the department and City. Seeks out and fosters partnerships with area organizations, public agencies and businesses.

Coordinates the design, acquisition, planning and construction of parks and facilities; applies for and administers grants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of all phases of recreation activities and their administration; thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of park and recreation planning and development; thorough knowledge of the facilities and equipment needed in a broad recreation program and of the proper arrangement of recreation areas; ability to assume management responsibility of all parks related facilities; ability to develop and execute a well-rounded program of recreation activities; ability to cooperate with and interpret recreational philosophies to authorities, private groups, agencies, and the general public; ability to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the activities of personnel involved in a well-rounded recreation program; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present detailed reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with governmental officials, volunteers, community groups, associates and the general public.

Education and Experience Bachelor's degree required with coursework in parks and recreation, or related field and extensive experience managing parks and recreation operations and personnel.

Physical Requirements This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires standing and walking and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines, opera ing motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements NRPA Certified Parks & Recreation Professional certification preferred, within one year of hire. CPR/First Aid certification within six months of hire. Valid driver's license.

All applicants must apply through portal link: https://richmondheights.applicantpro.com/jobs/1459352.html

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 City of Richmond Heights

 Contact

Christine Brooks
314-645-0404

 Closing Date

August 10, 2020