Skokie Park District has an immediate opening for a full-time Recreation Services Supervisor at the Weber Leisure Center. We offer an exceptional workplace, and an excellent immediate benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment. We are proud of other benefits offered to full-time staff. Some of our key benefit offerings are highlighted below:
Generous paid vacation, sick and personal leave
Participation in IMRF (a defined benefit pension plan), and other voluntary retirement plans
Continuing education benefits and participation at job related seminars and conferences
Eight paid holidays
Paid parental leave - up to 8 weeks after one year of service
Disability benefits provided by IMRF Facility Usage benefits for employee and their immediate family; Discounted rates for the following programs: preschool, childcare at our full service day care center, enrollment in our before/after school childcare program and summer camp programs
Education: Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation, Sports Management or a related field
Experience: Prefer, but not required, a minimum of two (2) years of recreational programming experience and supervisory experience. Must possess excellent customer service skills.
Certifications: Prefer Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP). Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certifications. CPR, AED, First Aid Instructor certification preferred.
Other qualificiations: Must possess excellent customer service skills, organizational skills, communication, and presentation skills. Prior experience working at a summer camp program is a plus.
The Weber Leisure Center Recreation Services Supervisor is responsible for managing the operations of the Weber Leisure Center customer service front desk to effectively serve the public and staff. Ensures that front desk staff are delivering excellent customer service. Supervises Weber Leisure Center athletic programming for tots, preschool-aged children, school-aged children, and families. Duties include birthday party programming, table tennis programming, special events, and other facility recreational programming. Supervises the District's general summer sports camps which includes Outdoor Sports Camp, Junior Sports Camp, contractual camps and Final Fling Summer camp.
Hires, trains, evaluates, schedules and supervises front-line customer service staff, early childhood and youth program instructors, and summer camp staff. Oversees Hot Shots and other contractual programs that take place at Weber Center. Oversees daily batch processing/reconciliation for the Weber Center including Fitness First, and the delivery of cash receipts/deposits to the Weber Center Administration offices on a daily basis. Develops new general interest programs and special events for all age groups to maximize the use and revenue of Weber Center programming rooms. Works at and assists with District-wide special events that occur throughout the year. Conducts regular staff meetings. Purchases the necessary program supplies following district purchasing guidelines. Strives to maintain a high level of customer service, both internal and external. This position is on-call for building emergencies and performs other duties as assigned.
To apply: Complete online employment application. Interviewing will begin immediately, so apply as soon as possible. Use the following link:
Contact information: Questions about this position may be directed to Lynn Seebacher, Director of Human Resources. email: LASeebacher@skokieparks.org Phone: 847-933-4357
The Oak Lawn Park District Community Pavilion is seeking a highly organized individual with excellent communication and customer service skills for the role of Athletic Supervisor. This is a full time, exempt position. The position will oversee adult athletics, youth intramural programming, Turkey Shoot and assist in the operation of the FLASH Before and After School Program at the Community Pavilion. Our adult athletics include our 100+ team Summer and Fall Softball Leagues, as well as Men's Basketball, Women's & Co-Rec Volleyball and more.
BENEFITS The Oak Lawn Park District is committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. Some of the many benefits we offer include: Medical, Dental and Vision Care; Pension Plan (IMRF); Paid-Time Off (Vacation, Sick-time, Holidays); Employee discounts at park district facilities and for programs- free use of all fitness facilities for employees; Monthly Healthy Living Club Meetings- provide staff an opportunity to try different forms of recreational activities at no cost.
QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited university with a Bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related discipline. At least two years of work experience in the field of recreation is desirable.
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR The Recreation Supervisor reports to the Pavilion General Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Coordinate adult athletic leagues, including volleyball, basketball, softball. • Hire, train and schedule athletics staff and referees. • Create and post league schedules and standings in a timely manner. • Communicate softball game schedules to the outdoor maintenance department. • Will work with NSA to schedule umpires for softball league games. • Monitor current trends in adult athletics and offer relevant and attractive programming to accommodate a variety of sports and skill levels. • Assist in daily the operations of the FLASH Before and After School Program. • Plan and schedule field trips and break camps. • Order supplies and snacks. • Distribute accurate attendance information and maintain attendance records. • Communicate the field schedule and other pertinent information to the outdoor maintenance department and the concessions supervisor in a timely manner. • Program lighting schedule as needed. • Create invoices and process payments. • Promote and facilitate the Turkey Shoot special event. • Work with the PR & Marketing Department to create advertisements and promotional materials for programming on a regular basis. • Will evaluate non-contracted programming and operations on a regular basis to insure we are meeting or exceeding the required 30% profit margin on revenue to cover overhead expenses. • Will be required to work back to school event as well as Halloween event. • If a major event occurs that limits park district operations or forces a park district shut down and restricts employee from performing their normal job duties they may be assigned to duties outside of their job description as warranted by the situation. • Assist in fulfilling agency’s mission, vision, and strategic plan, including attending any related meetings or performing any related job duties. • Other duties as assigned.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS • Observe and enforce the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the safety program • Attend meetings with other departments in the park district to keep informed of events within the district
PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times
PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Must be able to work closely with co-workers • Must be able to work well with the general public
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS • Worker must be able to work indoors and outdoors on occasion in weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, and rain) • Indoor environmental conditions will include lighting and temperature
COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS • The ability to read, write, and organize materials • Must be able to follow directions - oral and written
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS • CPRP Recommended
Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to Cate Coyle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Glenview Park District: Group Fitness Supervisor Park Center Health & Fitness
“Recreate” a better life with a career in the field of Parks & Recreation!
JOB SUMMARY The Group Fitness Supervisor is responsible for building and overseeing the group fitness program at Park Center Health and Fitness, including recruiting new fitness instructors, networking, class scheduling, training, evaluating and mentoring.
QUALIFICATIONS The best candidates will demonstrate excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail, and be able to add value to a growing organization. The ideal candidate will be up to date with the latest trends in the fitness industry and group fitness.
We are looking for someone with a bachelor’s degree in a fitness related field, 3-6 years’ management/ supervisory experience and the ability to teach at least 3-5 different group fitness class formats, and have professional national certification(s) in at least 2 different organizations, including ACSM, ACE, AFFA or NSCA strongly recommended.
PAY AND SCHEDULING This is a year-round part-time position, working approximately 32 hours per week in the supervisory role, with up to 4 additional hours teaching group exercise. Target hiring pay is $25-$30/hour DOQ (depending on qualifications).
BENEFITS All employees of the Fitness Center are entitled to health benefit, FREE workout privileges as well as FREE enjoyment of all fitness classes offered! This position will also participate in the IMRF pension program and be eligible to earn paid time off.
BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
• Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO
• Prescription Coverage
• Life Insurance
• Pension/Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)
• Paid Time Off
• Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits
• Short- and Long- Term Disability (IMRF)
• 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement
HOW TO APPLY Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page
FOR MORE INFORMATION To express your interest, contact Kathleen McInnis 224-521-2596 Park Center Health and Fitness, 2400 Chestnut, Glenview, Illinois 60025 Kathleen.McInnis@GlenviewParks.org
Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Under the direction of the Figure Skating Coordinator, the position of Figure Skating Instructor acts as a role model for participants and is responsible for providing instruction, direction, and safety to students in the figure skating program. This position is also responsible assisting with other ice rink functions and special events.
Understand and embrace the structure of the Skate Academy. Represent the program, ice rink and Park District in a positive, respectful manner. Follow lesson plans provided by the Skate Academy teaching high quality technique. Use terminology for skill work as described by the program to reinforce consistency between classes and coaches. Attend all pre-season and in-service training sessions. Adhere to the policies, procedures and expectations set forth by the program and Park District including (but not limited to), class start and end times, attendance requirements, and paperwork requirements. Become familiar with participants and parents; know their names, personalities, skills, and interests. Provide excellent customer service and maintain a positive public image by addressing questions and concerns from staff, patrons, participants, and parents immediately. Keep program supplies, equipment, and facility space clean, organized, and safe. Distribute all flyers, promotional materials, and handouts as assigned. Follow all Skate Academy appearance guidelines.
The Park District of Oak Park is an equal opportunity employer!
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Job Purpose: Under the direction of the Hockey Academy Coordinator, the position of Hockey Academy Coach is responsible for providing instruction, direction, and safety to all students in a particular Hockey Academy class. This position is also responsible for subbing or aiding in other classes as well as assisting with all other Hockey Academy functions and special events. A Hockey Academy Coach is expected to comply with all Park District of Oak Park policies and procedures as well as rules put forth by the Hockey Academy Program. In addition, this position should conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times while at the rink.
Understand and comply with all Park District and Hockey Academy Program policies, rules and regulations. Become familiar with the structure and organization of Hockey Academy including class descriptions and general information. Provide level specific instruction to participants based upon current Park District and Hockey Academy standards. Complete all paperwork as assigned including, but not limited to, attendance sheets, mid-season evaluations, and end of season evaluations. Begin and end all classes on time. Arrive at the rink no less than 20 minutes before class. Be ready and greeting students for class no less than five minutes before classes begins Limit absences from class responsibilities. Secure substitutes when needed and complete all required paperwork in advance of missing class. Attend all required pre-season trainings and in season meetings.
The Park District of Oak Park is an equal opportunity employer!