Post & Edit Jobs

Search the online job posting and see if there's something for you. This is the place to find your next career move.

2022 Career Center Rates Career Center User's Guide Career Resources

IPRA Job Board

 Range starting at $49,305, offer will be made depending on qualifications

The Woodridge Park District located in Woodridge, Illinois has an opening for a Recreation Supervisor. As a five time Illinois Distinguished & Accredited Agency Award recipient, the Woodridge Park District serves approximately 35,500 residents with 690 acres of parks and sites offering over 1,000 programs each year. A person in this role is responsible for the administration of a variety of recreational activities and programs with a focus on Before and After School Program, Summer Camps, and Special Events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: A person in this position has duties and responsibilities that include but are not limited to: planning, administering, and promoting recreation programs, events, trips, and services; acting as agency liaison to advisory committees as assigned; assuming responsibility for the entire operation and supervision of the programming areas assigned including: planning, organizing, making coordinating arrangements, preparing schedules and regulations, instructing personnel if applicable, recruiting volunteers if needed, and implementing each individual program; program development and assessment, brochure development, budget, record keeping, and requested reporting for assigned programs; introducing new ideas, updating old activities, and making recommendations for improvement of programs; recruiting, interviewing, training, supervising, and evaluating selected individuals for seasonal job openings as applicable to assigned programming; purchasing all related program materials and equipment; reviewing and approving payroll and time records for employees of assigned program areas; maintaining required records of activities, services and personnel (if applicable); and preparing and issuing news releases, information bulletins, special announcements, posters or other special publicity items with the Marketing and Community Engagement department. A complete job description is available upon request.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation, leisure services, or related field.

  • Minimum of one year of proven successful and progressive experience in the field of recreation.

  • Certified Park & Recreation Professional preferred,

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of computer software programs including Microsoft Office, Recreation software (ActiveNet experience a plus), and the Internet.

  • Ability to work effectively with the general public, cooperating agencies, businesses, organizations, civic groups, and park district employees.

  • Ability to read, understand, remember, and interpret routine documents such as safety rules as well as communicate information therein.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences and to speak effectively before groups of participants or employees of the organization.

  • Ability to identify and respond quickly to emergency situations.

  • Ability to effectively problem solve and adapt to change.

Attributes: We are seeking a dedicated individual who is a self-starter with an eye for detail that strives for excellence and has an innate ability to interact with the public, an staff; understands excellent customer service; possess strong organizational skills; strong written & oral communication skills; skilled in time management; and able to problem solve in unexpected situations,

Other Requirements: This position requires a flexible work schedule which may include days, nights, weekends, and holidays based on assigned programs, special events, activities, and facility needs.

To apply online please follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/woodridge/jobs/3382587/recreation-supervisor?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 Woodridge Park District

 Contact

Connie Curry
630-353-3327
ccurry@woodridgeparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled  Print