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SUMMARY The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for Youth Programming, Ski Club, Teens, Special Events, Specialty Camps, Tiny Cheers, Poms, Dance and Tumbling. Must possess the unique ability to work in a challenging and changing environment while maintaining poise, positive interaction with staff and community, and convey a loyal and accommodating attitude towards the district, Board of Commissioners and administration. Must demonstrate organizational ability, supervisory skills and creativity. The Recreation Supervisor functions with a latitude of administration and professional discretion under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation and exercises immediate supervision over part-time and seasonal employees and volunteers in assigned programs. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS Educational and Experience Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in recreation/business management, early childhood education or related field from an accredited university preferred. • 5 years of applicable experience, or any equivalent combination of education experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience • Must have experience with planning and preparing program budgets • Experience in RecTrac, WebTrac, Time Pro, Word, Excel preferred • Must possess a valid Class “D” IL Driver’s License • Must be CPR, First Aid and AED certified within 6 months of employment

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks: • Coordinates programs with other Recreation Supervisors and Facilities Supervisors • Develops new programs district wide • Oversees the daily needs for each program and is responsible for program budgets including revenues and expenditures within own program area • Submits materials for programs, classes and camps for brochure production • Recruits, hires, train and supervises programming and camp staff • Evaluates programming staff 3 months, 6 months and/or annually • Must be available to substitute for instructors when necessary • Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for performing routine clerical work (activity planning, scheduling, billing, etc), and providing customer assistance in a polite & professional manner • They will check on programs regularly • Is on call and will substitute when necessary • Shall attend staff meetings, seminars, outside trainings and networking opportunities when requested to do so by a supervisor • Will create, develop and improve programs • Is responsible for organization, promotion, and implementation of a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music, nature study, special events, dance, cheer, youth and teen activities

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances changes; e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.

Please submit resume and a minimum of 3 professional references to Jodi Krause, Superintendent of Recreation or 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010

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 Barrington Park District


Jodi Krause

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000+ (dependent upon qualifications and experience)

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Joliet Park District Athletic Superintendent

FLSA Status: Exempt

Benefits: Excellent benefit package, including health, dental, vision and pension.

Please submit resume to or

SUMMARY The Athletic Superintendent reports to the Director of Recreation. This position is responsible for the overall administration of the Athletic Program and Facility Management for the Joliet Memorial Stadium, Skate Park, Softball/Baseball Complex and Soccer Complex (Infantry & Mission Blvd.). This includes but is not limited to managing department functions and operations, fiscal management, and the maintenance and development of the District’s athletic programs and events. Additional duties include building cooperative partnerships with community groups, affiliates and athletics, special interest groups, and District personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Schedules, trains, evaluates, disciplines and discharges volunteers and part-time staff, instructors, coaches and supervisors. Schedules and supervises adult and youth athletic leagues and programs. Includes but not limited to softball/baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, and football. Schedules and supervises concession operations at the Softball/Baseball Complex. Coordinates maintenance and repairs of Joliet Memorial Stadium, Skate Park, Softball/Baseball Complex and Soccer Complex (Infantry/Mission Blvd.). Works with schools, youth and private organizations on usage/rentals of Joliet Memorial Stadium, Softball/Baseball Complex and Soccer Complex (Infantry/Mission Blvd.) for practices, games and special events. Prepares and administers budget for athletic programs/facilities & oversees ordering of equipment, supplies, and material. Prepare class descriptions and program schedules for athletic programs. Submit information for the publication of the Joliet Park District’s Leisure Guide and for the Communications Department. Maintain communication with supervisor and staff. Organize a variety of special events and volunteers to work at these special events. Investigate all reported accidents and incidents and report them to the Director of Recreation. Supervise and assist in providing a safe environment for staff, participants and spectators. Implement procedures for first aid and emergencies. Enforces applicable policies, rules and regulations of the Joliet Park District. Performs other assigned duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Must supervise all support staff in the program between 50-100 part-time staff members. Duties include scheduling, training, evaluating, disciplining and discharge of support staff. This person must be able to interact with others and assist during busy times.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Physical Education or related field from an accredited college or university, with at least two years’ experience in facility management, teaching, coaching and administration in a supervisory position. Must have the ability to make reports and presentations to various groups. Must have communication skills in dealing with complaints and maintaining effective public relations. As well as the ability to converse with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current CPR/First Aid certification or obtain certification within six (6) months of hire date.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The following are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Language Skills: Ability to communicate in English clearly, both orally and in writing. Ability to read and understand complicated reports. Ability to use hands, wrists and fingers. Ability to write reports that are legible and understood by others. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the Park District. Ability to effectively present and respond to questions from staff, customers and general public. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret graphs. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Physical Demands: Ability to lift and move tables, chairs and sports equipment. Ability to walk, stand, reach, kneel, stoop and lift throughout the working day and participate in activities which requires physical dexterity. Ability to lift 50 or more pounds as necessary. Ability to operate Park District vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Work Environment: Working environment includes both typical office with moderate noise from office machines and conversation and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and toxic chemicals with long and irregular hours.


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 Joliet Park District


Tiara Salazar
815-741-7275 Ext. 111

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000 - $45,000 DOQ

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Recreation Supervisor

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for planning and leadership of various programs offered through the Community Pavilion of the Oak Lawn Park District. The Recreation Supervisor assists in the immediate supervision of part-time programming staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in parks and recreation or a closely related field; at least one year experience in a community recreation setting, CPRP or eligibility preferred.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Pavilion General Manager

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Oversee operations in the Centennial Softball Complex Concession Stand. Responsible for hiring, training and scheduling concession stand staff, keeping inventory stocked, scheduling staff for tournaments and maintaining food handler and Basset licensing for self and staff.
• Required to attain and maintain Food Handler Management Course. • Run youth athletic programming, including, but not limited to, outdoor soccer leagues, indoor soccer leagues, soccer camps, youth instructional volleyball, tot programs, and additional contracted programs as assigned.
• Oversee operation of the Pitch Hit and Run special event.
• Plans programs/special events and prepares written descriptions for brochure. • Maintains required records on programs, monthly reports and periodic special reports. • Prepares budget estimates for programs and monitors program expenditures for department programs. • Works cooperatively with all other departments of the district to enhance the overall quality of all district programs and to promote department programs as assigned. • Participates in inter-departmental in-service training programs as assigned. • Maintains liaisons with professional organizations and participates in state training, educational and certifications or programs as directed. • Obeys and enforces all practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the safety program • Evaluates the effectiveness of services and makes recommendations on modifications of existing programs or introduction of new ones. • Ability to work with computer software system to input programs, create reports, etc. • Other duties as assigned.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS • Attends Park District Board Meetings as required. • Cooperates with outside agencies to promote services by attending meetings, serving on committees, etc.

PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, see, talk and hear. The employee frequently uses hands to grasp phone or sort documents and fingers to depress keys on computer or office equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, crouch or reach to retrieve supplies and files. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. • Has the ability to transport self from one location to another to lead programs at various locations.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with subordinates and to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm. • Ability to work well with general public. • Ability to work well with minimal supervision and to produce accurate work on a timely basis. • Ability to work well under stress. • Ability to work flexible hours to meet deadlines.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS • Worker performs activities indoors and outdoors. Indoor environmental conditions will include lighting and temperature. Outdoor environmental conditions will include exposure to sunlight, temperature and other factors.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS • Comprehensive knowledge of all phases of community recreation activities. • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and objective of community park and recreation philosophies to governmental authorities, private groups and agencies and the general public. • Ability to organize and direct the work of professional, technical, skilled clerical and semi-skilled employees. • Ability to perform required duties with initiative, good judgment accuracy, creativity, integrity, tact and courtesy. • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. • Ability to use good safety awareness and judgment in all aspects of the position.

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 Oak Lawn Park District


Cate Coyle
(708) 857-2420

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $39,000 - $42,000

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Why the Manhattan Park District? If you are looking to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment, the Manhattan Park District is for you! The Manhattan Park District is looking to better serve the residents of this fast-growing community. With a growth rate of nearly 400 people per year, the Manhattan Park District is looking to expand its offerings and improve current services to those that call Manhattan home.

About the Position: This position, under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, is responsible for: the development, implementation and evaluation of recreation programs and activities, supervision of part-time and seasonal staff and contractors, and assisting with facility operations, general interest programming, program instruction and special events. Program areas include but are not limited to youth instructional athletics, youth leagues, adult leagues, and fitness. This position was posted in early 2020, but was not filled at that time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With recent growth in athletic programs, we are looking for an enthusiastic professional to help lead the growth and development of a comprehensive suite of instructional athletics, leagues and fitness programs.

Finding the Right Fit: We are seeking a new team member who possesses a positive attitude, effective communication skills, sensitivity to staff and community needs, outstanding customer service skills, a team mentality, open mindedness, ability to embrace change and spark innovation, confidence, creativity, integrity, trustworthiness, and passion and enthusiasm for serving the community through providing exceptional recreational experiences.

What You Can Expect: This team member will operate in a professional and friendly office environment, where collaboration and teamwork are appreciated and expected. This position reports to the Hansen Community Center and works very closely with all areas of the organization. This team member should also be available for evenings or weekends on occasion and will be expected to be on site for programs and events when needed.

Is Education Everything? We value education and experience as well as the right fit! As a key member of our Recreation team, we prefer a candidate with 1-3 years of experience in Recreation or a related field, and a degree in Recreation or a related field. Preference would be that this person would also be a CPRP or willing to obtain certification.

The Fit Works Both Ways: Are you looking to make a difference in an environment in which you will be both challenged and rewarded? Are you up to the challenge of growing recreational experiences from the ground up in a community that wants more from their Park District? Do you meet the competencies for this job and want to work with a like- minded team? If so, come join us and let’s make Manhattan better together!

How to Apply: Please see for job posting and employment application. Please email application and resume to Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.

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 Manhattan Park District


Shannon Forsythe

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $30.33 to $35.33 per hour, plus excellent fringe benefits.

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Join us and be a part of providing recreational opportunities for our citizens through a wide variety of programs/leagues! We are currently accepting applications for the Facility & Program Supervisor (Fairfax Pool) position in the Recreation Division of the Community Services Department. This position is responsible for the operation, administration, maintenance, and supervision of employees at Fairfax Pool; managing a variety of recreational programs throughout the year, including all aquatics programs; maintaining program and facility budgets; and much more!

The ideal candidate must: have a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management, Kinesiology, Public Administration, Sports Management, Communications, Education or a related field; strong communication, project management, organizational, and management skills; ability to provide leadership and direction; and ability to analyze situations and develop effective solutions. Three years of operations experience in an aquatic or multi-purpose recreation facility is preferred. Candidates must also possess or obtain (within eighteen months of hire) and maintain AFO/CPO and LGI certifications; and possess or obtain (within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.

Wage range: $30.33 to $35.33 per hour, plus excellent fringe benefits. Application deadline: April 25th, 2021. Online application and full job description available at Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 City of Eau Claire


Kelly Shea

 Closing Date

April 25, 2021