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The Arlington Heights Park District (AHPD) is a public park and recreation agency located in Arlington Heights, Illinois—the largest community in Chicago's prestigious northwest suburban corridor. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing fun, accessible and impactful recreation and facilities for every age and season. However you choose to recreate, we have something for you. We aim to serve everyone equally and fairly across our 22 facilities—including five community centers with outdoor pools, Arlington Ridge Center, two tennis clubs, two public golf clubs, Lake Arlington, Arlington Heights Historical Museum, the Senior Center and 58 parks across 716 acres of land. In our over 95-year history we have earned multiple distinctions recognizing our high-quality standards of excellence, including three National Gold Medal Awards, maintaining a Moody’s AAA bond rating for nine years and receiving multiple awards for fiscal responsibility.

Job Specific Information

The Arlington Heights Historical Museum, a small award-winning historical institution in the north suburbs of Chicago, Illinois offers an important opportunity to create and implement all levels of programming that engage the public and collaboratively interpret the development, history and culture of this vibrant suburban community; develop and manage the museum’s school and scout programs, History Camps, Special Events, Youth, Adult, and Family programs, and promote the museum to the public. This is a part-time 25-28 hours/week position.

Essential Job Duties

Develops, coordinates and supervises Museum community, educational, interpretive, specialty, and recreational programs and workshops for youth, adults and families Develops, implements and schedules programming that integrates specifically with school-aged and scout curricula Develops, implements and supervises History Camp program. Plans, coordinates and supervises special events Recruits and trains part-time and seasonal Historical Museum staff and volunteers to assist with programming Develops monthly Gallery schedule, as well as schedules all museum programming with appropriate staff.

Education, Experience and Training

BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, Public Programming or Administration, Education, Museum Education, Historical Administration, Public History or a closely related field from an accredited college or university Minimum of one to two years’ experience in supervising adult and children’s activities or programs Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training

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 Arlington Heights Park District


Dan Schoeneberg

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Open Until Filled

 $53,297-$69,286 DOQ

Title: Recreation Supervisor – Aquatics & Operations Department: Recreation Hiring Range: $53,297-$69,286 DOQ Benefits: Full-time, non-union benefits Closing Date: Open until filled

Description of Primary Purpose: The Recreation Supervisor reports to the Recreation Manager with specific responsibilities such as a variety of recreation supervisory functions, with emphasis placed on the management of the aquatic operations for the Village’s two outdoor swimming pools. This position also oversees various programming areas within the Recreation Department, including employee safety training, Department facility safety compliance, special events, management of marketing and social media accounts for the Department, community outreach safety classes, oversight of contracted programs, and other general supervision duties within the Department as assigned. This position has administrative duties that will entail weekday afternoon-evening hours and weekend hours to ensure successful operational and programming results.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in recreation, business administration, physical/health education or a field related to the work; minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a lead management role of swimming pool operations and aquatic programs for a park district/municipality, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Required Certificates, License and Registrations: • A valid Illinois Driver’s License • CPR, First Aid and AED certifications within six (6) months of date of employment.

Preferred Certificates, License and Registrations: • Current Jeff Ellis & Associates ILTP Instructor License • Current Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or ability to obtain either certification within one (1) year of hire • Designation as Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP)

Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mobility to work in an office setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; agility to lead and participate in recreational, sports and cultural activities; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Work is performed in a sports/recreational setting; work is subject to performance under adverse weather conditions.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and four professional references to Applicants must indicate Recreation Supervisor – Aquatics & Operations in the subject line of their e-mail.

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 Village of Libertyville Recreation Department


Jennifer Houtz

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $81,973.00 - $99,143.00

The City of Wentzville is seeking candidates interested in joining our Parks and Recreation team. The City of Wentzville is committed to being an employer of choice, offering prosperous and meaningful career opportunities, excellent benefits, and flexibility. Wentzville is one of the fastest-growing communities in the state. Come grow with us!

This position supports our Parks & Recreation Department by directing, managing, supervising, and coordinating the activities and operations of the Recreation Division within the Parks and Recreation Department. The typical duties include planning, organizing, scheduling, coordinating, and directing a variety of community recreation programs, services and activities for various ages, coordinating assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Parks and Recreation Services.

The City offers excellent benefits, including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 12 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, an employee assistance program, a discounted recreation center membership and much more.

This job posting will close on November 27, 2022, or when a sufficient number of qualified applicants are received.

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 City of Wentzville


Lexi Wurth

 Closing Date

November 27, 2022


JOB SUMMARY: The Recreation Intern is responsible to the Faculty Advisor for all educational or internship requirements as well as the Recreation Supervisor for the programs and operations assigned for the internship. This is an at-will position. Primary duties include: Aid in directing programs that satisfy the needs of the community. Assist in researching, organizing, planning and implementing programs and activities. Become familiar with the District's policies, procedures and operations. Experience all operations throughout the District including administration, programming, camps, ice arenas, marketing, employee supervision, registration and facility and parks management. Analyze programs, practices and procedures, record keeping systems, forms, and personnel requirements. Study all program needs and take action to improve. Meet the full-time staff and learn about planning and supervising recreational programs, as well as other areas in the District. Develop and maintain good working relationships among staff. Responsible for supervision of the Community Center as assigned. Work with other staff to implement programming and facility usage as assigned. Develop rapport with program participants and parents. Keep intern reports, accident forms, and attend meetings as assigned. Assist in program set-ups as needed. Teach or coach programs as needed. Become familiar with equipment and see that is properly maintained. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must currently be working towards a college degree in Parks and Recreation or related field with a minimum of two years of undergraduate coursework completed. Must be a self-motivated and professional individual with strong communication and organizational skills.

SCHEDULE & PAY: This is a part-time, seasonal winter position running January-May. Hours designed to satisfy school requirements, Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm along with some evening and weekend hours as required. Hiring rate is $13 per hour, dependent upon qualifications. Plus applicable facility and program discounts.


If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing begins early. The Rolling Meadows Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Rolling Meadows Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Our Mission, Vision, and Values:

The mission of the Decatur Park District is to enrich our community’s quality of life, health & wellness, education, and economic vitality by providing outstanding parks, facilities, and recreational opportunities.

Our vision is to be a park district of excellence that enhances our community’s growth, prosperity, and quality of life.

Our values include integrity, sustainability, service, partnership, and safety.

Job Title: Aquatics and Program Supervisor

Department: Recreation

Reports To: DISC Manager

FLSA Status: Full Time Exempt

Revised Date: 9/30/22

SUMMARY Responsible for the staff and daily operations of aquatics (Splash Cove), tumbling, childcare, early childhood programs, youth/high school volleyball, volleyball private lessons and special events. Reports to the DISC Manager and administers, supervises, teaches and trains staff for recreational programs designed for children of all ages. Hires, trains, supervises staff for aquatic facility. Supervises the Volleyball Club director and assists when needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Hires, trains, and supervises part-time staff, including approximately 120 aquatics staff (lifeguards, aquatic attendants, managers, swim instructors, security, guest relations, and concession staff), child care, tumbling instructors, volleyball and early childhood programs and special events. • Operates the Splash Cove concession stand • Administer and supervise year-round volleyball programs, aquatics operations, and early childhood programs. • Promote aquatic programs, tumbling, volleyball and early childhood programs including child care. • Prepares and monitors the annual budget and reports for aquatics, youth volleyball and child care/early childhood. • Assists in long range schedule of capital development projects and administers expenditures of the budget and capital development funds for the aquatic facilities. • Establishes and monitors policies and procedures. • Evaluates the appropriateness of existing fees and services and recommends modifications to the Director of Finance, Director of Recreation and Facilities, and the DISC Manager. • Conducts staff meetings with part time employees. • Takes reservations for the aquatic facility for use of daily and private rentals • Sets up and finds instructors for private volleyball lessons • Attends Ellis and Associate meetings and stays up to date on new materials and meets all deadlines. • Follows Ellis and Associates training program and trains all lifeguards • Attends work on a regular basis • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook • Maintains a clean and organized work environment • Additional functions may be essential • Speaks before local clubs and groups • Acts as a liaison with other governmental agencies, community groups and industry affiliate organizations • Maintains affiliation with appropriate industry professional organizations to keep informed of trends and influences potentially impacting the recreation field • Maintains required records of programs • Provides training to staff • Maintains required departmental records • Attends meetings and participates in IPRA, IAPD and local community agencies, associations and organizations • Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility and for continuing education

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS • Strong knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of the Decatur Park District • Good knowledge of the principles of financial management • Ability to cooperate with and interpret Park District philosophies in relation to governmental, public and private groups and agencies and to the general public • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other supervisors and subordinate employees • Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government. • Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations with general direction of the DISC Manager. • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under the stress of multiple deadlines, requests from other departments and interruptions with accuracy • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with both internal and external customers • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow staff and the public both orally and in writing • Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve goals with minimal supervision or direction • Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations • Capacity to utilize computer skills, including demonstrated proficiencies in Microsoft Office • Capacity to proactively troubleshoot, problem solve and make sound judgments with respect to confidentiality

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING • BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, Business Administration or closely related field from an accredited college or university; or one to two related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience. • Valid Illinois Class “D” Driver’s License • CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred • Ellis & Associates Certified Lifeguard and Instructor or able to obtain

HOURS • Minimum 40 hours a week, with work hours designated by the DISC Manager • Employee is considered to be on duty whenever the need exists • Evening and weekend hours and being on call is required.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS Sitting – constantly Walking – frequently Strength – medium (0-50 lbs.) Climbing – occasionally Balancing – occasionally Stooping – occasionally Kneeling – occasionally Crouching – Occasionally Crawling – Occasionally Reaching – frequently Handling – frequently Fingering – frequently Feeling – frequently

• General work area varies. Some days you may be indoors and others you may be outdoors. • Exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions while supervising employees or attending job related activities at locations away from the office, including extreme heat and extreme cold. • Exposure to noise distractions from employees or equipment operation in adjacent work areas • Frequent exposure to cleaning materials
• Exposure to chronic infectious disease while performing routine first aid or emergency procedures • Protective clothing and equipment is required as it pertains to the particular job duty: • Microshield • Latex gloves • Seal Easy (depending on job) • Ear plugs (depending on job) • Safety glasses (depending on job)

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 Decatur Park District


Brei Mercado

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled