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  $55,242 - $61,000

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JOB SUMMARY Responsible for all operational, programming, rental, managerial and risk management processes for the District’s Aquatics department.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for preparing and maintaining six aquatics and one community center budgets – Pavilion Aquatics Center operations, Pavilion Aquatics Center programs, Pavilion Aquatic Rentals, Rainbow Falls Waterpark, Rainbow Falls Rentals, and Rainbow Falls Community Center. Responsible for meeting financial goals by monitoring expenses and facilitating revenue creation. Supervise two FT Aquatics Coordinators and one PT Rental Customer Service staff to ensure safe and productive operations of the District’s aquatics facilities. Work with the Aquatics Maintenance Leader to ensure safe and productive operations of mechanical systems, chemical systems, and efficient operations. Maintain supervision of facility operations and maintenance of Pavilion Aquatics Center, Rainbow Falls Waterpark, and Rainbow Falls Community Center. In conjunction with the Aquatics Coordinators, recruit, train and certify seasonal and year round lifeguards in CPR, first aid, and water rescue skills as outlined by Ellis & Associates International Aquatic Safety & Risk Management Consultants.
In conjunction with the Aquatics Coordinators, recruit, train and certify year round swim lesson instructors as outlined by Starfish Aquatics Institute Oversee office management of staff including hiring, firing, assigning, supervising, and evaluating seasonal and year round personnel. Maintain appropriate documentation of safety records, pool records, state reports, staff training, and staff certifications. Maintain state, county, village and PDRMA requirements for the District’s aquatics facilities and Community Center. Evaluate the effectiveness of all aquatics programs and submit recommendations for fee and program change. Responsible for developing and maintaining employee policy and procedure manuals for the aquatics department and Rainbow Falls Community Center.
Responsible for developing and maintaining patron policy and procedure manuals for the District’s aquatics facilities and Rainbow Falls Community Center. Must work with the Rainbow Falls concessionaire to pass inspection with proper requirements. Must work with the Rainbow Falls concessionaire for effective service to the RBF patrons. Responsible for preparation and editing of seasonal brochure and website page for the aquatics department. Overall responsibility of payroll for the entire aquatics department, maintaining employee status forms, and ensuring all staff are performing in a professional, efficient and effective manner. Work with both Aquatics Coordinators in hiring, firing, training, assigning, scheduling, evaluating, and coaching building supervisors, party hosts, and custodial staff for the Rainbow Falls Community Center. Oversees Aquatic Department rentals.
Develop procedures for a proper program set up in the Community Center. Develop detailed reports and analysis and make recommendations for continuous improvements and program changes. Develop and maintain operational procedures for security systems and emergency procedures for the District’s Aquatics Department. Provide leadership to staff to ensure communication of facility info and promotion of events. Develop and maintain a long term comprehensive capital improvement program for the District’s Aquatics Department. Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules. Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of aquatics operations. Fairness in dealing with people. Ability to demonstrate effective decision making and problem solving skills. Skilled in working with computers and database programs. Organizational ability. Ability to supervise, organize and create aquatics programs. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum Bachelor’s degree in the area of recreation or facility management or related field.3 years full time work experience supervising staff, or equivalent combination of school and work experience, is preferred.

Starfish Swimming Instructor Trainer Certification or ability to obtain certification within the first 6 months.

Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Instructor Certification or ability to obtain certification within the first 6 months.

Valid Illinois Drivers License.

Must have AFO certification or ability to obtain certification within the first 6 months.

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18.50 - $19.50 per hour

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ABOUT US: The Bartlett Park District is an independent local government agency that provides 597 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, IL and surrounding neighbors. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 44 parks, a community center, two aquatic centers, two golf courses, banquet facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, and more.

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Facility Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Level II - Facilities & Aquatic Systems position is responsible for a wide variety of maintenance tasks at the Park District’s facilities and Aquatic Centers. This is an at-will position. Responsibilities include: • Repair electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems as needed in timely manner. • Keep electrical systems running at all times and make necessary repairs to electric motors and pumps. • Inspect & maintain all heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units. • Assist with opening and closing outdoor aquatic center and three spray playgrounds. • Maintain indoor and outdoor pool operations in accordance with required State of Illinois and County Health Department Pool and Spa Codes. • Conduct daily routine checks on facilities and aquatic systems. • Remove snow throughout Park District as needed. • Attend educational programs related to building maintenance and construction.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must be at least 18 years of age with prior experience in facility maintenance and be able to have flexible hours during prime seasons. Must be CPO certified within one (1) year of hire date. Valid Illinois Driver’s License and own transportation required.

SCHEDULE & PAY: This is a full time, non-exempt position. Hours are 7:00am-3:30pm Monday through Friday (October–April) and Tuesday through Saturday (May-September). Target hiring range is $18.50 - $19.50 per hour, dependent on qualifications.

BENEFITS OFFERED: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: • Medical & Prescription Coverage • Dental & Vision Coverage • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Pension Defined Contribution Plan (IMRF) • Short & Long-Term Disability • 457 Defined Contribution Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Holidays & Vacation Time • Tuition Reimbursement • Facility Discounts & Usage Benefits

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 Bartlett Park District


Meagan Rawls

 Closing Date

April 19, 2021

 $45,100-$55,700 DOQ

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The Recreation Specialist – Aquatics (full-time) is responsible for managing all activities and operations of the Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center, developing and planning new recreation programs for all ages, and assisting with current operations of the department including village activities and special events. Responsibilities include staff supervision, customer service, reporting, purchasing, and equipment management. The ideal candidate will work well in a team environment, have creative programming ideas, demonstrate the ability to multi-task, and be able to effectively lead of team of part-time staff.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Oversees all aspects of operating the Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center with an emphasis on patron safety. This includes annual maintenance, recruiting, hiring and training of seasonal staff, pool operations, front desk operations, and concession operations. Plan, develop and implement new revenue-producing recreation programs relevant to the residents of the Hawthorn Woods community. Provides supervision to all assigned recreation programs and services; leads and/or teaches various recreation activities. Monitors program participation and takes corrective action steps for low enrollment and waiting lists; ensures each program is profitable. Recruits, selects, trains, supervises and evaluates seasonal/temporary staff, independent contractors, and volunteers. Coordinates all aspects of facility rentals for the Village Barn, Community Room, Pool Parties and pool group usage. Assist with the planning of implementation of monthly senior activities. Assist with the planning and implementation of community special events including 4th of July festivities, the annual Golf Outing Fundraiser, Bark in the Park, and Movies in the Barn. Ensures the safety of all program and pool participants through enforcing rules, accident and injury reporting, ensuring safety equipment and supplies are stocked and in working order. Develops and submits written descriptions and content for marketing pieces including brochures, newsletters, web content, Facebook, and weekly e-blast content. Communicate any relevant information to program participants, Aquatic Center members and guests, vendors, contractors, and Village Staff. Prepares and maintains management reports and records regarding programs and services. Prepares and monitors budgets. Responsible for purchasing and coordinating program supplies and equipment. Corresponds daily via telephone, email and in-person with Village residents and vendors. Manages recreation usage using ACTIVE Net recreation software. Position must be available to work evening and weekend hours as needed for programs, events, and operations. Performs other duties as assigned.

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QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks & Recreation, Leisure Studies, or related field and 1-3 years of experience in recreation programming or aquatic management (or sufficient combination of education and experience). Must be First Aid and CPR certified and lifeguard certified; lifeguard instructor certification preferred. Must possess an AFO or CPO certificate. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) designation preferred.

APPLY: To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, 3 professional references, and the official job application to Amy Mason ( as soon as possible but no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 23, 2021; position is open until filled.

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 Village of Hawthorn Woods


Amy Mason
(847) 847-3533

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $21.91 - $25.19/hr

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During the months of April – September and under the direct supervision of the Manager of Aquatics, the Recreation Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day operations at the Park Avenue Boating Facility and supervises the Park Ambassadors who monitor and enforce District policies and ordinances on Park District properties.

During the months of October – March and under the direct supervision of the Recreation Supervisor at Centennial Ice Arena, the Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of front desk operations and assistance with assigned programming needs.

Lakefront Responsibilities (April - September)

  • Manages operations with swift and assertive decision-making, ensuring safe and smooth operations. 
  • Assists the Manager of Aquatics with pre-season and end of season preparations.  
  • Supervises seasonal Park Ambassadors; performs duties of the Park Ambassador during absences or vacancies.
  • Handles customer interactions in a professional, productive manner; prevent patron disputes whenever possible and work quickly to resolve disputes if they occur; maintain order at the launching and docking areas.  
  • Regularly communicates with the Manager of Aquatics regarding day-to-day operations, concerns, or information relative to the coordination of assigned functions. 
  • Monitors lakefront conditions, staying informed of all advisories/warnings and notifying users accordingly.
  • Performs traffic control to ensure a safe and efficient environment; maintains efficient boat launching operations. 
  • Assists with special events and rentals, as needed, outside of normal business hours. 
  • Completes necessary forms for accidents and incidents; reviews forms with the Manager of Aquatics.
  • Acts as a liaison for police, police aids, boating community, and lakefront users while on duty. 
  • Ensures that assigned facilities are open on time daily; follows established safety policies and cleaning guidelines; stores materials properly and ensures that assigned facilities and gates are secured at closing each day. 
  • Establishes and maintains inventory of equipment and supplies needed for Park Avenue Boating Facility, as well as for Park Ambassadors; responsible for all equipment and keys distributed.   

Centennial Ice Arena Responsibilities

  • Assists with program and membership registration; effectively handles registration, daily drop-ins, program transfers, refunds, and other registration procedures.
  • Assists in the oversight of cash handling procedures, as well as auditing daily shift and closing reports, daily deposits, and audit of CIA change bank.
  • Assists with hiring, training, and scheduling front desk staff.
  • Assists with party and facility rental reservations for gymnastics, skating, and hockey, including rental agreements, payments, and upkeep of the schedule.
  • Assists with quarterly brochure edits, and creates and maintains programs in the registration software.
  • Assists with planning and executing community activities and special events. 
  • Establishes and maintains inventory of office supplies and orders, as needed.
  • Enforces the rules of the facility.
  • Responsible for the general upkeep of the front desk and skate cubbies.
  • Assists with Reach Screen input, ensuring all schedules are current and correct.
  • Responsible for front desk bulletin board and signage throughout the facility.
  • Drives the Ice Resurfacer (Zamboni).

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university with a degree in Parks and Recreation or similar field; or minimum of two years of equivalent employment experience, education, or training within the recreation industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have the ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, and must possess strong organizational skills. Previous experience working with the public is required. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

Must be able to work evening, weekend, and holiday shifts throughout the year. During peak season, hours may exceed 40 hours per week.

  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task and maintain constant mental alertness and attention to detail.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality with regard to information obtained.
  • Must maintain effective working relationships and be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must be able to acquire the knowledge of geographic areas of the City of Highland Park and Park District properties.
  • Must be able to handle the pressure of working with high volume general public. Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

Schedule: 10am - 6:30pm, Wednesday - Sunday during summer months. A combination of evenings and weekends, October- March.

Benefits: Excellent benefit package, including paid time off, health insurance including vision and dental, pension, and Employee Ambassador Program.

To apply please submit resume and application on

The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park


Kari Acevedo
(847) 579-4051

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $55,000 - $65,000 DOQ

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The Addison Park District has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, hands-on Facility Manager. The ideal candidate will be able to oversee the day-to-day operations yet have the ability to assist with the strategic planning of each facility, including planning and prioritizing capital improvement projects. The ideal candidate will be able to prioritize projects, multi-task while handling the day-to-day operations of each facility and implement, manage, and oversee the facility maintenance work order system.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Superintendent Parks and Planning, the Facility Manager is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations regarding facility activities, including, but not limited to building infrastructure, systems, security, projects, service contracts, pools, lighting, irrigation, HVAC, equipment, custodial services and building safety. In addition, the position is responsible for planning and prioritizing facility infrastructure capital projects. The Facility Manager is a full time, exempt position generally working Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with nights and weekends, as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

● Oversees all facility operations across sites including maintenance and custodial employees and contract workers. ● Plans, coordinates and oversees district-wide buildings and facility day-to-day operations, preventative maintenance, improvements, HVAC, capital planning projects, etc. ● Manages maintenance and custodial staff in a supervisory capacity including delegation, scheduling, performance review, disciplinary actions, coaching and development. ● Creates, maintains, manages all facilities/buildings’ budgets, goals, and objectives. ● Ensures continuous facility operation through maintenance and repair of the Park District’s buildings and facilities. ● Assigns daily work orders to staff and collects, reviews, and files the work orders. ● Ensures safety of all facility equipment and infrastructure, oversees respective safety inspections, documentation and determines all necessary repairs. ● Oversees and performs plowing, shoveling and snow blowing of appropriate facilities and paths.● Responsible for continuous facility improvements, while being fiscally responsible, with the knowledge of the latest trends, innovative approaches and comfortable implementing new processes or using technology to enhance systems. ● Reviews, revises, and updates current policies, procedures, and standards; creating new policies, procedures, and standards, as needed, to find the most efficient and cost-effective way of running the facilities. ● Troubleshoots and coordinates with internal staff and outside vendors on building repairs outside the scope of this position’s expertise. ● Manages all facility contracts and negotiations with third parties and contractors; including, but not limited to: fire inspections, security inspections, waste management services, maintenance agreements, and services contracted for repairs.● Plans and coordinates all installations and refurbishments in the facilities.● Collects, interprets and presents factual data for decision making and understand facility fiscal planning, legal issues, regulatory issues, contract terms, and building plans.● Ensures compliance with facility health and safety regulations.● Partners with Department Heads and staff for all facility related items. ● Acts as facility alarm contact for the police. ● Identifies facility issues, such as, plumbing issues, electrical issues, infrastructure issues and coordinates repairs.● Completes light construction as needed. ●Performs other Addison Park District duties, as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Facility Management, Engineering, or related field or a combination of education, trade certifications, and experience. ● Must have at least five (5) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years of supervisory experience in a maintenance setting. ● Certified Pool Operator certification required within 90 days of hire. ● Must have basic computer skills, utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; in addition, to utilizing a facility management work order system.● Must have a valid driver’s licenses to drive District vehicle with District tools from site to site.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • FSA Healthcare • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary) • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • 457 Retirement Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Time • Sick Time • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • A Variety of Park District Memberships and Privileges

Interested candidates should please apply online at

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 Addison Park District


Elizabeth Scott

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled