Full time, IMRF with health and dental benefits.
Primary responsibility is to ensure that all persons have a safe and enjoyable experience while visiting or using the Westmont Park District facilities. Under the direction of the Supt. of Recreation, this work involves planning, promotion, development and supervision of the recreation programs under his/her area of responsibilities that include, but are not limited to: Manages the Spray Park and Concession stand at Ty Warner Park, Youth and Adult Dance programs, contractual classes for gymnastics, karate, and Tae Kwon Do, act as the liaison to the Westmont Performing Arts, Holly Days programs such as Polar Express, Movies in the Park and assist with a variety of special events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Prepare seasonal program budgets. 2. Plan, initiate, organize and supervise recreational activities. 3. Meet the District’s Mission and Vision. 4. Maintain records, written and/or computerized, of all recreation program related activities. 5. Recruit, hire and train all personnel under his/her supervision. 6. Supervise and evaluate job performance on a continual basis and take immediate action to correct any deficiencies or problems related to the programs or staff. 7. Works with marketing staff to keep the news media and general public informed on announcements, results and current District news. 8. Participate in departmental planning, research and training. 9. Prepare budget estimates and reports for the Superintendent of Recreation. 10. Cooperate in promoting, organizing, and directing community wide celebrations and events involving areas of responsibility. 11. Community Involvement with service organizations of Westmont 12. Perform any additional related tasks as required.
HOURS: Generally 8:00 am – 4:30 PM (1/2 hour lunch), Monday through Friday. Some weekend, holiday, and evening work will be required (varies with the season).
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Comprehensive knowledge of youth and adult recreation programming. Must possess the ability to speak in public and good written and verbal communication skills. Good computer skills, proficient with Word, Publisher, Excel, Outlook and the Adobe. Experience with RecTrac registration system preferred.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors of Science in Park and Recreation or related field from an accredited college or university. Full-time experience preferred. Must have valid drivers license.
SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Obey the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the safety program that is pertinent to the activities conducted by the department. 2. Daily supervision of all staff safety and training programs to ensure compliance by all employees. 3. Promptly report to Safety Coordinator or member of Safety Committee all unsafe actions, practices or conditions observed.
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Personnel and Employment Policy.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: In an 8-hour workday employee may engage in activities that may include, but are not limited to: standing, sitting, walking, driving, bending, twisting and lifting.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with liabilities to perform the essential functions. English must be spoken, read and understood to perform the functions of this position. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be high in some instances Facility Management of an outdoor facility is required.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the person in this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job, and "other" duties and responsibilities include those that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job.
This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties or tasks as requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification in order to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.