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 $54,000- $64,000/yr. depending on qualifications

LOCATION: Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, 800 St. Charles Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

The Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center is looking for a highly motivated team player with the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, recruit new members while developing and maintaining collaborative relationships, hire, train, and lead friendly and effective staff, communicate effectively, as well as proactively solve problems. Amenities include a 7,000+ square foot fitness center, 3 court gymnasium, elevated indoor walking track, recently renovated sports training center with batting cages, etc., group fitness studios, a full-size indoor turf field, outdoor fitness stations, and more. Must be energetic and resourceful with the desire to elevate our fitness center to the next level. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and offer a flexible schedule is essential.

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager, the Assistant Facility Manager – Fitness Operations is responsible for overseeing the daily, seasonal, and yearly operation of the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center including group exercise and fitness programming, personal and athletics team training, as well as fitness desk and floor operations. Primary responsibilities include customer service, staffing and scheduling, membership sales and marketing, innovative program development, and other services to promote health and wellness to members as well as the community in a safe, productive environment. Will work closely with the Facility Manager to facilitate member retention strategies to include facility tours, appreciation days, regular incentive activities, holiday specials, and other events while also handling account issues and adjustments. Will perform ongoing analysis of membership status to identify trends and respond in a timely and effective manner. Responsible for fitness staff recruitment, training, and oversight on an ongoing basis while providing clear direction, role modeling, and ongoing support and mentoring. This position must be fully aware and knowledgeable of market competition, industry trends and standards and proactively adjust accordingly. During the Outdoor Aquatics season, will assume Asst. Aquatics Manager duties and serve as back-up to the Special Facilities Manager as needed. Other duties include but are not limited to updating brochure content, public relations/marketing, performance management, program instruction, budgeting, purchasing, inventory and equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Lastly, the Assistant Manager of Fitness is a member of the ASFC leadership team and is expected to be knowledgeable and engaged in all facets of facility operations under the direction of the Facility Manager. Will serve as Manager on Duty for assigned shifts and in the absence of the Facility Manager. This is an at-will position.

HOURS: We will attempt to provide as regular a schedule as possible, however, there will be an expectation to work early morning, closing, and weekend shifts to provide full-time facility oversite as much as possible, flexibility to observe operations and staff at various times, and participate in programs, special events, or address other needs. Flexibility in your work schedule is essential.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:
The ideal candidate will be a high-energy and driven individual who is service-oriented, passionate about fitness, and well-organized. Must be a self-starter who is dependable, flexible, and able to work independently and be part of the team. Capacity to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment is essential with the ability to shift gears and prioritize appropriately. Strong leadership and customer service skills with the ability to exhibit authority are essential. A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sports Management, or a related field is preferred or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Requires at least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a fitness center. Nationally certified group exercise instructor in at least three areas of group fitness with a minimum of three years of instruction preferred. Personal Training certification from an accredited program is also preferred with experience working with clients in a one-on-one and group setting a plus. Must be a continuous learner and remain current on industry standards, practices, and trends. Experience and understanding of customer service, budgeting, personnel procedures, safety, and program planning are required. Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) as well as database applications. Recreation Software experience is preferred, with ActiveNet experience highly desired. Strong business sense, with excellent analytical and accounting skills, attention to detail, and cash handling experience required. Ability to project a professional attitude and appearance and act calmly and efficiently under pressure or in difficult situations. Must have CPR/First Aid certification or receive within 3 months of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation. Available for flexible work schedule, including evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Will be required to pass a post-offer background check and pre-employment physical with drug screen.

The Glen Ellyn Park District is a local governmental agency serving residents of the Village of Glen Ellyn and portions of neighboring communities. It provides a wide range of recreational services, athletics, and leisure activities to its citizens, with opportunities for all ages and abilities. The Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community’s use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events. The District operates one outdoor aquatic facility, two recreation centers, three athletic field complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, Holes and Knolls Miniature Golf Course, Maryknoll Splash Pad, and the recently renovated Lake Ellyn Boathouse. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our mission is to “foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities, and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.” We welcome you to apply to become a part of our great TEAM!

BENEFITS WE OFFER: • Medical Coverage (PPO or HMO option) • Dental Coverage with Orthodonture • Prescription Coverage • Vision Plan (Reimbursement or Managed Care) • Employer Paid Life Insurance & other optional insurance plans • Free Fitness Membership and Wellness Program • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IL Municipal Retirement Fund) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holidays) • Professional Membership and ongoing training • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Employee Assistance Program

To apply for this position, go to www.gepark.org/jobs or directly via: https://www.applitrack.com/gepark/onlineapp Please complete an employment application online and include a resume and cover letter. Thank you!

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 Glen Ellyn Park District

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Lynn Wiltfong
6309427259
Lwiltfong@gepark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $46,000-$62,000

SUMMARY The Facility Maintenance II position is responsible for routine facility functions such as cleanliness, room set-ups, maintenance, safety, sanitation, HVAC mechanical equipment operation, security, and facility appearance. A major job responsibility for this position will be the maintenance, repairs, and improvements of the outdoor aquatics facility. A broad spectrum of hand and power tools will be used in a wide variety of facility and equipment repairs.

QUALIFICATIONS * A high school graduate plus three (3) years’ experience at Vernon Hills Park District or five (5) years’ experience at another agency in a similar position. * A valid Illinois State Drivers License (class C) is required, with a safe driving record. * Five (5) years’ experience in the building trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and commercial outdoor/indoor aquatics) or other trades as approved by Superintendent of Parks. * Accredited course work (AHRI) Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration is preferred. * Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operators (AFO) certification is required. * CPR and AED Certification within six months of employment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Essential Job Functions 1. This position’s work schedule will be 40 hour per/week with occasional overtime. 2. Supervise Facility Maintenance I, Custodial Staff, and seasonal maintenance staff when the Facilities Foreman is not available. 3. Complete facility repairs such as carpentry, painting, HVAC preventative maintenance, plumbing, and electric. 4. Assign or complete work orders and sign off as complete and return/communicate with supervisor. 5. In season, daily maintenance of outdoor aquatic facility. 6. Properly monitor and adjust pool chemical requirements for safe aquatic operations, backwash and clean filters. 7. Daily, non-custodial, maintenance of all childcare rooms, meeting rooms, hallways, offices, fitness center, showers, restrooms, locker rooms, kitchen, mechanical room and entrances. 8. Maintain inventory of all maintenance equipment, tools and supplies. 9. Prepare buildings to meet seasonal requirements such as cleaning gutters, maintaining heating and cooling systems, and shut down/winterize of outdoor aquatic center. 10. Remove snow and ice from sidewalks and entryways and apply snow-melting materials as needed. 11. Assist Parks Department as needed with parking lot snow removal by driving/operating snow plow truck 12. Removal of trash and recycling from in and around the building daily or as necessary. 13. Perform basic grounds clean up as necessary. 14. Perform, inspect, and update all facility preventative maintenance duties. 15. Responsible for troubleshooting issues at facilities and repairing or contacting contractors. 16. Assist supervisor with bid documents, contracts, and agreements. 17. Assist supervisor with budgetary information and input.. 18. Must be able to perform duties of Facility Maintenance 1 and Custodial Staff when those staff are absent

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 Vernon Hills Park District

 Contact

Shona Hedke
847-996-6932
shonah@vhparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Up to $58,000/year

ABOUT US: Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning parks and recreation agency that provides its 80,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational programs, classes, and events as well as facilities, parks and open spaces.

JOB SUMMARY: Our Assistant Manager is responsible for managing the CRC fitness center operations, membership sales, concession operations as well as dog park membership sales and service. Additionally responsible for seasonal supervision of the Water Works Water Park and Volkening Lake. This includes a staff of award winning lifeguards, head lifeguards, and swim lesson instructors.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants will be a strong swimmer and have a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Hospitality, or Business Administration. Liberal arts degrees also acceptable along with prior experience with similar job duties. At least three (3) years related experience along with prior supervisory experience required. We will provide the following training and certifications (must be able to acquire within 1st year of employment): Lifeguard certification, Food Service & Sanitation Certificate, AFO, CPR, AED, and First Aid Instructor certification. Valid Illinois driver’s license required.

PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE: This is a full-time year-round exempt position. Target hiring range is up to $58,000 / year DOQ (depending on qualifications). Work schedule is generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, with occasional nights and weekend as may be required. Our full-time benefits package includes:

• Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your family! (see definition*) • Medical Insurance • NEW! Zero Card • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Prescription Insurance • FSA Healthcare • FSA Dependent Care • Basic Life Insurance • Voluntary Life Insurance • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life) • 457 Retirement Plan (Nationwide) • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Floating Holidays, and Sick Time • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Employee Recognition Programs

APPLY NOW! Visit us at: https://schaumburgparkdistrict.bamboohr.com/jobs/

** Position will be open until filled. ** Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **

Keywords: Park, Parks, Recreation, Sport, Sports, Fun, Swim, Swimming, Pool, Pools, Aqua, Aquatic, Aquatics, Dive, Diving, Lap, Guard, Lifeguard, Water, Rescue, Respond, Responder, Boat, Boating, Kayak, Kayaking, Canoe, Canoeing, Physical, Active, Fitness, Exercise, Cardio, Spin, Strength, Weights, Run, Bike, Gym, Community, Front Desk, Register, Registration, Enroll, Customer Service, Membership, Sales, Manage, Manager, Dog Park

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 Schaumburg Park District

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $21.32 – $26.65 – $31.97

Full-Time Position Location: Independence Grove Forest Preserves – Libertyville, IL Wage Range: $21.32 – $26.65 – $31.97 Application deadline: Open until Filled

SUMMARY The Assistant Visitor Services Manager is responsible for delivering customer service, facility permit use and general daily operations at Independence Grove forest preserve, including the Beer Garden and Gatehouse. Ensures efficient fee collections, cash control and daily cash out procedures. Responsible for coordinating Visitor Center and Preserve use with catering licensee. Reports problems and regularly makes recommendations for change or problem resolution. Prepares written reports of facility use, including attendance and revenue for events. Prepares monthly calendar for the facility. Serves as liaison on assigned work orders and periodic maintenance at District facilities. Responsible for temporary staff recruitment, scheduling, and supervision at District facilities. Coordinates inventory and purchasing functions according to established District policies and procedures. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, rowing, peddling, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Drives a motorized vehicle, as well as motorized support watercraft.

EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or equivalent. One year parks and recreation experience. One year supervisory experience. BASSET certified or ability to obtain BASSET certification within six months of hire. Ability to obtain food service sanitation certification. Knowledge relating to retail functions, including cash and inventory control. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, setting priorities and producing desired results. Must be proficient in computer use, particularly Microsoft Office applications and POS. Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

Interest in employment with the Forest Preserve can be expressed by submitting an application online at www.LCFPD.org. Positions are open until filled.

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 Lake County Forest Preserves

 Contact

Anamaria Stiller
847-968-3215
achavezstiller@lcfpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $21.32 – $26.65 – $31.97

Special Events Coordinator

Full-Time Position Location: Greenbelt Cultural Center Wage Range: $21.32 – $26.65 – $31.97 Application deadline: Open until Filled

SUMMARY The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the marketing, selling and execution of the District’s Special Use Permits, Facility Group Use as well as District Special Events, including Concerts in the Plaza and Gospelfest. Is responsible for providing information to the public, preparing rental agreements, providing onsite support during events, and handling payments/transmittals. Compiles, plans and executes marketing plans related to Special Use Permits, Facility Rentals and District Special Events. Maintains contract contacts, permits, vendor permits and Certificates of Insurance (COIs). Administers visitor/client evaluations and prepares monthly reports on results. Serves as onsite staff during facility rentals and other District programs. Provides set-up and teardown assistance. Monitors security of facility and events by periodically walking through the facility and events, enforcing policies. Executes emergency procedures, evaluates and facilitates appropriate procedures for rectifying trouble in fire or security systems. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations.

EXPERIENCE High school diploma or equivalent. One year experience in event coordination and six months experience in an event operations related position. General computer skills including using word processing and spreadsheet software and other general office equipment. Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently and at times alone in a building. Must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to perform basic math computations. Interpersonal skills necessary to maintain public image and the negotiation of unusual situations. Must possess valid driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

Interest in employment with the Forest Preserve can be expressed by submitting an application online at www.LCFPD.org. Positions are open until filled.

ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES The Lake County Forest Preserves offers an excellent work environment as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, IMRF pension plan, and paid vacation, personal, and sick leave.

As principal guardian of Lake County’s open spaces and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 31,000 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 206 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan, and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.

                                                            AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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 Lake County Forest Preserves

 Contact

Anamaria Stiller
847-968-3215
achavezstiller@lcfpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled