Only online applications will be accepted at www.cityoflakeforest.com
This fulltime, year-round Head Coach & Program Assistant position is a supervisory opportunity in the Community Sailing and Basin Program areas of the Parks & Recreation Department. Responsibilitiesinclude coaching a nationally recognized race program, implementing seasonal youth and adult programs, as well as equipment maintenance. The Head Coach/Program Assistant will also be responsible for the racing pipeline programs, summer race coaches, race team event and travel planning.
It is imperative that this person have high level racing experience personally as well as demonstrated proven leadership abilities as a Coach at a robust sailing program. Applicants must be positive, organized and enjoy working with youth and adults. Applicant must have excellent customer service and communication skills. Basic computer skills are important. Applicant must be able to work day, evening and weekend hours. A working knowledge of fiberglass, outboard engines and rigging systems maintenance is a must.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree, at least 1 year experience in teaching/coaching sailing and be U.S. Sailing Level I certified or equivalent. It is preferable for the Head Coach/Sailing Assistant to be a Level II Small Boat Instructor, Level I/II Instructor Trainer, and have advanced levels of Keelboat Training or have the ability to obtain such certifications.
The Sailing Program utilizes a fleet of 420s, Sail Cubes, Avon hard-bottom inflatables, a Colgate 26, and is supplemented by a fleet of privately owned Optimists and Lasers. Program instruction reaches more than 460 students each year. We have both a 420/Laser Racing Team and an Optimist Racing Team that travel nationally to compete in top junior events throughout the year. We host high school racing teams and one college team in the spring and fall seasons. The City of Lake Forest’s Sailing Program is one of the premier community sailing programs in the country and is accredited by U.S Sailing. We require a Head Coach / Program Assistant who has the same vision and determination to continue the success of our program.
This full-time position includes an excellent benefit package. If interested, please apply online at www.CityofLakeForest.com by April 30, 2020.
Summary: Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor II - Recreation, the Recreation Supervisor – Recreation & Athletics is responsible for the supervision of a variety of summer camps, on and off-site after school programs, seasonal athletic programs, and occasional program instruction. The Recreation Supervisor is directly responsible for the execution of the 4th of July Parade in collaboration with the City of Highland Park. Supervisory responsibilities include recruiting, training, and oversight of seasonal and part-time program staff.
Responsibilities: Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate adequate staff and volunteers to operate areas of responsibility. Assist with the preparation of an annual budget, including fee recommendations for areas of responsibility, and supervise the expenditure of funds once approved by the Board of Park Commissioners. Record and process all bills, request forms, end of season reports, and any miscellaneous reports as would be pertinent to said operations in accordance with Park District policies and procedures. Work closely with recreation, athletic and facility staff to develop comprehensive programs. Make recommendations to the Recreation Supervisor II - Recreation for proposed long-term and short-term improvements for areas of responsibility. Make recommendations for dissemination of news releases, flyers, brochures and other public relations and materials. Assist with the preparation of seasonal brochures and marketing plan for areas of responsibility. Plan, organize, implement the 4th of July parade in collaboration with the city and assists in the execution of other special events seasonally. Purchase supplies and equipment used in areas of responsibility in accordance with the District's purchasing Policy. Plan, organize, implement and evaluate special events and programs, including a variety summer camps, on and off-site after school programs, seasonal athletic programs, and special events (seasonal). Make recommendations for the continual improvement of existing programs and the development of new programs and services that meet the current recreational needs of residents. Complete all required paperwork and accurately review and approve part-time staff’s payroll. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 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. Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Related professional certification preferred. Ability to apply education, training and work experience to improve performance of organization.
Classification: Full-time (exempt). Schedule fluctuates seasonally, must have flexible schedule.
Wage Range: $51,000.00/year starting wage, DOQ
Apply online at pdhp.org
The Park District of Highland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal
Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, special events (Community Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, general administration, budgeting, and marketing. The intern will also create and run programs of their choosing.
Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motivated and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public as a whole. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. Any interested candidate should possess a Recreation, Sport Management or equivalent degree or work towards one. Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Jill Higgins, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.
JOB SUMMARY: The Glenview Park District is proud to operate a dynamic and diverse aquatic program which includes 3 facilities: Splash Landings (a year round indoor), Flick Pool (summer only outdoor), and Roosevelt Pool (summer only outdoor). Our aquatics department offers a wide variety of programs and activities including swim lessons, pool rentals/parties, outdoor food concessions, birthday parties, and other special events. In this fun and challenging role, you will be an important part of our aquatic management team. Reporting to the Manager of Aquatics, as the Aquatics Supervisor you will also assist with the regular supervision and training of all staff, facility management, budget preparation/planning, program development and implementation, and other duties/responsibilities as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Physical Education, Business Administration, or related field along with at least two (2) years’ experience in aquatic or recreation programming and facility management preferred. Will consider significant and material experience in lieu of formal education. Must be able to acquire within first six (6) months of employment: StarGuard Elite Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor Certifications, Starfish Aquatics Institute Swim Lesson and Trainer Certification, Certified Pool Operator License, Food Handler Certification. Knowledge and skills with computers and software (Outlook, Word, and Excel) along with ability to learn additional software and systems required for business transactions. Knowledge of and ability to apply Americans with Disabilities Act to business situations. Valid Illinois driver’s license required along with own source of reliable transportation.
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full time, exempt position. Daily schedule will vary based on facility hours of operation. Due to the varying nature of the work, night and weekend hours are expected. Target hiring range is $46,000 - $55,000, dependent on qualifications.
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO, Prescription Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF), Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time, Tuition Reimbursement, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.
APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. Closing Date: March 27, 2020 If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
DESCRIPTION The Recreation Intern is a temporary position that reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Intern will be exposed to a broad range of Recreation Management concepts, situations, and experiences meant to provide additional training and educational experience to college students who wish to find a position in the field of Recreation (or similar) field upon the completion of their undergraduate or graduate degree. Being selected as a Recreation Intern does not guarantee employment with Pontiac Parks and Recreation upon completion. Recreation Interns should be available to work consistent with the hours prescribed by their college or university program which may include evenings and /or weekends.
QUALIFICATIONS • Education: Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in, or have recently completed, a college undergraduate or graduate degree. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Recreation Management (or a related field). • Skills: Must be able to take direction and assist in planning, leading, managing, troubleshooting and evaluating recreational events, programs and facilities. Must be comfortable in front of large crowds of people, and comfortable leading activities. Must work well with people of all ages, especially children. Must be able to use basic reading, writing, and computer skills to learn, understand, and apply Parks and Recreation Department policies and procedures. • Certifications: Valid Driver’s License, First-Aid, CPR, and AED certification (or ability to obtain one within first 2 weeks of hire – training provided) • Competencies: Candidates must demonstrate through a personal interview and reference check that they are able to work with people of all ages, especially children, and possess a basic knowledge of the Recreation Industry such that they can understand the tasks they will be provided.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The ideal Recreation Intern should be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation and experienced Parks and Recreation staff, Recreation Interns will have the opportunity to expand their education by learning how recreation facilities, programs, and events operate, understanding the roles of the Parks and Recreation staff, and becoming familiar with safety standards and procedures. Pontiac Parks and Recreation is once again hosting our Summer Day Camp. The Recreation Intern will be leading, the one week per month, Summer Day Camp. Recreation Interns will also be asked to “shadow” and assist Parks and Recreation staff with certain tasks and functions which include, but are not limited to, performing various administrative functions to support Parks and Recreation programs; attending and observing meetings; performing research and writing assignments; and assisting Parks and Recreation staff with the development of assigned projects.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS • Movement of supplies and equipment is necessary, generally up to 50 lbs. Bending, twisting and kneeling may be necessary in support of the programming areas. • Work performed will be at indoor and outdoor environments so exposure to the sun, light rain, wind, and other weather factors who should be expected as well as exposure to extreme temperatures while working outdoors.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICIES, SAFETY, ETC. It is expected that all Pontiac Parks and Recreation Staff comply with the policies and procedures as set forth by the Pontiac City Council. Resources that outline these policies and procedures include the Personnel Policy Manual and Safety Manual, other written or verbal procedures as provided by your supervisor. As all situations cannot be documented even in manuals such as these, it is further expected that your actions as an employee are always performed with safety in mind, respect of your fellow staff and customers in mind, and at the direction of your supervisor. It is expected that all staff learn and understand these policies and procedures.
HOW TO APPLY Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and references by email to Taylor Baxter, Director of Parks and Recreation. His email is email@example.com.