The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, creative, resourceful, multi-tasker, with ability to work both independently and with others. Responsible for the planning, implementation and management of capital projects including coordination and oversight of outside consultants, trades and contractors, annual maintenance programs, asset replacement, and general park and facility improvements. Other responsibilities include short and long-term planning, budgeting, bids, memorial/dedication initiatives, A.D.A. oversight, grant and alternative funding research, negotiating professional services contracts, board and public presentations and best management practices.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Community/Regional Planning or closely related field plus at least two (2) years of related experience is required. Certification in irrigation installation and/or playground safety is preferred. Candidates should possess the ability to work independently and with others, solve problems comprehensively, be creative and resourceful, perform in a fast-paced and multi-tasked environment, detail-oriented with excellent time management and ability to perform tasks on time and on budget. Proficiency in the use of computers and relevant industry technology with the aptitude to research and learn other systems. Candidate should possess friendly and effective interpersonal, written, verbal and telephone communication skills. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary. Position will be required to make public presentations within various settings including Park District Board meetings and Village oversight committees.
Hours: The Park Projects Manager is a full-time salaried employee. General work hours are a minimum of 40 hours per week. General work hours take place Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends due to meetings, projects and other responsibilities.
Interested candidates should apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/gepark/onlineapp/ You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. The Glen Ellyn Park District has a highly competitive benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, paid time off (including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick), and a defined benefit pension plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. The Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date: May 16, 2019 or when filled