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 $45,000 DOQ

Do you consider yourself a Human Resource professional who is a self-starter, confident in your breath of HR knowledge and desires that next step? The Addison Park District is searching for an HR Generalist who will be responsible for the overall coordination of the District’s human resource and risk management/safety functions. The ability to be well-organized, skilled in building rapport with managers, maintaining a positive attitude and welcome a ‘team-player’ mindset will be key. If you embrace honesty, ethics and integrity and desire a role that will call on your HR experience, then read on!

Overview: The HR Generalist will have a variety of responsibilities to include compensation, benefits administration, professional development and training, and legal compliance. This role also holds responsibility for overseeing general safety and emergency and physical risk management programs related to District grounds, facilities and property.

About Us: The Addison Park District’s mission is to provide the community recreation opportunities through quality programs, facilities and open space. Our district includes 25 parks serving a population of approximately 37,000 with our Community Park hosting the outdoor Splash Pad and Active Adult senior leisure center. Additionally our Links & Tees Golf Facility offers an outdoor practice range, nine hole and mini golf course and an indoor golf dome. Throughout the year our programs offer a variety of Youth Sports & Athletics, Adult Fitness and Virtual Programs. For additional information, please visit us at

Responsibilities: - Responsible for human resource related administrative functions including FMLA, IMRF, workmen’s compensation claims, benefits, compensation, and training - Implementation of all human resources policies, procedures and maintaining and updating the Employee Handbook and oversees maintenance of employee personnel files - Processes new employees (FT, EPT, PT and Seasonal) by completing new hire paperwork, processing employment screenings, conducts HR and Benefit orientation and prepare for payroll - Assist staff with recruitment, hiring and interviewing as needed - Counsel staff regarding job related employment issues, District policies and procedures - Coordinate external benefits such as medical, dental, life, IMRF, retirement plans - Coordinate internal benefit enrollments (new hire, changes, and annual enrollment) - Responsible for overall ACA tracking and reporting ensuring IRS compliance - Responsible for payroll processing and payroll reporting - Act as PDRMA (Park District Risk Management Agency) Liaison and coordinate, prepare and address issues for PDRMA Loss Control Program and PDRMA field visits and audits - Serve as a resource and advisor for District staff on matters related to safety, physical security, emergency procedures and general risk management issues - Maintain and update the District’s existing safety programs, manuals, plans and emergency operations. Maintain accurate and current records to comply with OSHA and complete reporting as required - Ensure that all staff develops and maintains a safety training plan for all staff and that required trainings are completed - Perform other related duties and/or special projects as assigned

Requirements: - Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or comparable work experience - Certifications/Memberships: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification preferred - Experience: at least three (3) years proven HR experience - Successful completion of PDRMA Safety Coordinator Training within 12 months - PDRMA Benefit Coordinator Certification or ability to acquire within 18 months - Ability to travel from Addison Park District’s various sites, as needed, to handle employment issues or conduct safety inspections - Exceptional interpersonal skills with employees at all levels of the District - Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information

Addison Park District Offers: The Addison Park District offers a comprehensive benefits package which also includes facility and program benefits to our employees.

To Apply: If you desire a varied HR position and embrace ‘going the extra mile’ for your team, than we would like to speak with you! For consideration, please submit your resume by going to the URL below.

** Interviews will be conducted virtually and onsite and the HR Generalist position will be located onsite at our offices in Addison.

The Addison Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Addison Park District


Jackie Throop

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