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 $21/hr - $23/hr

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At the Deerfield Park District, we provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living and inspire memorable experiences.

The Building Custodial Supervisor supports our award-winning Sachs Recreation Center. The 100,000 square foot Sachs Recreation Center is an ideal space for community-based fitness, wellness and sports activities for all ages. The center features a state-of-the-art fitness center with 5 lane walking track, lap swimming pool, 3 hardwood gymnasiums, 2 tennis courts, racquetball court, gymnastics arena, 5 specialty fitness studios and full-service locker rooms. We are looking for hard working, caring people that support our mission.

The Building Custodial Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day cleaning and upkeep of the center. This primarily includes locker rooms, common areas, gymnasiums, fitness studios, tennis courts, meeting rooms, offices and swimming pool. Assigns work, supervises part-time building custodians and takes an active role in daily maintenance activities in accordance with responsibilities outlined. Performs towel laundering, painting, room set-ups for programs and events and other light maintenance work throughout the facility. Applicants looking to work in a unique environment where you can make a daily difference in people’s lives should apply!

Hours: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position. Typical Hours are M – F, 11am – 7:30pm. Weekend as needed. Rate of Pay: $21.00//hr. - $23.00/hr. depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefit package. Excellent benefit package including: Retirement Plan/Paid days off (vacation, sick, holiday), medical, dental and life insurance, free annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employee and family members. And much more!

Qualifications: One to three years of general building maintenance experience. Thrives working within a team environment and appreciates the chance to collaborate. Desire to provide high-quality experiences and facilities to the community. Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, coupled with strong communication skills, having the ability to represent the Deerfield Park District in a professional manner. Ability to obtain a Certified Pool Operator’s License within six months of employment. An awareness of and contributing to a culture of safety by using good judgment, following safety and ergonomic policies and protocols, reporting unsafe conditions, and following manufacturer safety instructions. Minimum High School Graduate or equivalent. A full job description is available during the interview process.

Apply online at: http://www.deerfieldparks.org/jobs

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 Deerfield Park District

 Contact

Sesar Botello
847-572-2664
sesar@sachsreccenter.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Up to $58,000 / year

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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. **

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 Schaumburg Park District

 Contact

Heather Simross
HeSimross@parkfun.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000-60,000

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Reports to: Ice Arena Manager

Supervises: Ice Arena staff and individuals associated with the hockey programs.

SUMMARY Under the direct supervision of the Ice Arena Manager the Hockey Director is responsible for all facets of the Franklin Park Ice Arena's hockey program and managing the operations of the facility in the absence of the Ice Arena Manager. Scope of work includes: planning, directing, implementing, marketing and evaluating all areas of the hockey programs and arena wide special events. The Hockey Director is responsible for supervision, scheduling, and training of all staff within the hockey program and the guarding staff. In the absence of the Ice Arena Manager, the Hockey Director will be responsible for supervision of staff and facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1. Develop immediate and short-range goals for the hockey programs as a part of the goal setting process for the ice arena and park district. 2. Develop, implement and evaluate programs and special events on a continuous basis. Update Arena Event Planners accordingly. 3. Recruit, hire and train ice guards, hockey staff and volunteers. Compose and maintain current position requirements for employees/volunteers. Provide orientation and training of personnel to meet performance standards as defined by job description and evaluate staff on an annual basis. Supervise personnel through direct observation and regular staff meetings. 4. Ensure that all facets of the youth hockey program are within the guidelines of USA Hockey/AHAI and Northwest Hockey League. 5. Supervise, schedule, maintain proper documentation and enforce park district policies for all staff. 6. Function as shift supervisor when needed and operate the ice resurfacer. This position may have to work close or open shifts depending on staffing levels. 7. Initiate and implement new classes/offerings/procedures to enhance the efficiency of the hockey programs. Expand programs to meet existing and new population needs. 8. Coordinate all aspects of the hockey programs and special events including conception, description, advertisement, implementation, staff and volunteer scheduling, and evaluations. Insure that the staff and facility are fully prepared to serve our guests. 9. Market the hockey programs through computerized flyers and brochure's, promotional appearances and other assigned marketing activities to enhance maximum participation in the programs and special event. 10. Have experience working with Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, and Outlook. 11. Have working knowledge of the park district registration procedures, policies and ice scheduling software. 12. Have working knowledge of the purchase policies and paper work procedures set forth by the park district. Submit a monthly report covering all areas of responsibility to the Ice Arena Manager by the second Friday of each month. 13. Promote, organize, administer, supervise and evaluate the hockey programs for all established ages and levels. Instruct group lessons as it becomes necessary either for substitution purposes or program continuity. 14. Maintain fiscal responsibility and enforce controls for all program revenues and expense for hockey programs and special events. 15. Plan programs with the Arena Manager to ensure schedule continuity. 16. Plan, organize and supervise all hockey tournaments, camps, clinics, special events, and related activities. 17. Actively supports the safety policy and related programs including following/enforcing safety rules, reporting accidents and injuries, and developing ideas for the prevention of future incidents.

OTHER DUTIES Perform other duties as assigned. Must have the ability to effectively communicate in an oral and written format. Must possess the ability to work well with people and establish positive interpersonal relationships with staff and patrons. Must have strong supervisory, organizational and administrative skills especially in athletic league coordination. Will be required to attend meetings and participate in the development of the Northwest Hockey League. Attends professional conferences, seminars, workshops and/or classes to remain current of trends and innovations in the ice skating industry. Adhere to and actively enforce the safety responsibilities and safety procedures as outlined in the park district's risk management program and set forth by the safety committee.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education: Undergraduate degree in related field preferred or any equivalent combination or education experience and training which provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.

Experience: Knowledge of all aspects of ice hockey programming and three years experience in recreation facility management or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The ability to operate an ice resurfacer desirable.

Certification: Must be able to obtain an American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification.

Special Requirements: Ability to work, and acceptance of, various work schedules including evenings, weekends and split shifts. May be required to participate in selected training and education programs as are required by the park district.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Manual Dexterity: Work requires definite skilled and accurate physical operations requiring some closely coordinated performance.

Physical Effort: Work requires a considerable variety of fairly steady active physical exertion with some lifting and/or continuous standing, walking or skating. Proficient skating skills are required.

Working Conditions: Ordinary office, shop, field, or warehouse working conditions with some slightly disagreeable features. The adaptability to an arena environment and the temperature variances within that environment are necessary.

Hazards: Possibility of accidents of minor nature requiring first aid.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements.

Salary & Benefits: Salary: $50,000-$60,000 DOQ The position includes a competitive benefits package: • Choice of Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO, PPO or HSA. The Park District pays 100% of the premium for HMO individual or family coverage. PPO coverage the employee pays 50% of the difference between the PPO and HSA PPO premium. The Park District also offers a Health Rebate Option. Employee who does not need the park district’s health coverage may decline the coverage and receive an annual payment equal to 50% of the average insurance premium for eligible coverage. This amount is payable monthly and based the on the Park District’s monthly renewal rate adjusted annually August 1. Employee will be allowed to decline the coverage only after providing proof of coverage under another health insurance policy. • The Park District pays 100% of the premium for Life Insurance for the employee equaling one year’s salary plus $25,000.• The employee may buy dental and vision insurance. • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Paid Time Off • Tuition Reimbursement • Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

Apply at: https://www.applitrack.com/fpparks/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=1213

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 Park District of Franklin Park

 Contact

Kevin Meyers
8476714268
kmeyers@fpparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20-24/hour DOQ

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Come join the team at a gold medal award-winning park district! We are looking for an innovative, creative, detail-oriented, excellent communicator to work in our thriving Recreation Department. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities, the Facility Rental Coordinator is responsible for administering all facility rentals for the Takiff Center, Watts Center, Glencoe Swimming and Boating Beach, and Park Permits.

This is a part-time, non-exempt position with an anticipated working schedule of 30 hours per week, Tuesday - Saturday. Due to the nature of park district programming, some evening, weekend and holiday hours are to be expected.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Coordinates district-wide facility rentals; supports the successful implementation of all programs/events at the facilities

•Maintains an effective and efficient facility scheduling program for the Takiff Center, Watts Center, Glencoe Beach, and Park Permits

•Ability to cover rentals at various facilities, including the duties of Rental Attendant, and assist with the facility setups, as needed

•Assists the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities with reports, manuals, and facility documents, as needed, including weekly maintenance schedules

•Ensures compliance with the safety, health, and loss control policies and procedures of the District

•Evaluates customer and community interests and needs; make recommendations on future facility operations, and services based on community feedback and industry trends

•The successful candidate will have a proven background in coordinating small-to-large-scale facility rentals in various facility settings.

Interested applicants must send a cover letter and resume to Adam Wohl at awohl@glencoeparkdistrict.com or apply online: https://glencoeparkdistrict.com/work-with-us

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 Glencoe Park District

 Contact

Adam Wohl
847-835-7545
awohl@glencoeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $56,292 - $70,000 DOQ

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for preparing and maintaining aquatics budgets – Pavilion Aquatics Center Operations, Pavilion Aquatics Center Programs, Rainbow Falls Waterpark Operations, and Rainbow Falls Community Center.  Responsible for meeting financial goals by monitoring expenses and facilitating revenue creation.  Supervise two FT Aquatics Supervisors to ensure safe and productive operations of the District’s aquatics facilities. Work with the Aquatics Maintenance Supervisor 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 Supervisors, 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 Supervisors, recruit, train and certify year round swim lesson instructors. Oversee office management of staff including hiring, terminating, 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 brochures and website pages 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.  Works in a collaborative environment with the Rentals Manager on all Aquatics rentals.   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.   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 year.

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
8472283504
cking@elkgroveparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled