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 $47,000 - $54,000 DOQ

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For more information and to apply please visit our website at: https://www.applitrack.com/elkgroveparks/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Marketing

JOB SUMMARY The Digital Marketing Specialist will build strategies to enhance our brand through social media, SEO, SEM and website content management. The Digital Marketing Specialist will implement digital marketing campaigns and analyze the metrics to measure effectiveness. This position is also responsible for the management and administration of Elk Grove Park District websites, social media accounts, mobile app, electronic newsletters and overall digital content .  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Manage long term digital strategies and creation of website designs including SEO and SEM. Administration, monitoring and maintenance of organizational digital marketing channels including: website administration, mobile app, content management systems and media platforms. Analyze, interpret and report analytics for marketing strategies and content optimization for the website and mobile app. Effectively communicate and train staff on web CMS and digital concepts to enhance communication between customers and the District. Provide recommendations for digital marketing strategies, development plans, digital marketing program concepts, and advertising. Execution and analysis based on organizational objectives, brands and best practices. Publish general and targeted eblasts for General EGPD, Pavilion Fitness and facilities and events to optimize open rates and activation. Assist with the management of internal and external digital marketing resources including agencies, developers and other third-party partnerships ( ie. Constant Contact, Screen Hub, Reach ). Plan and create written and visual content for Park District brands for use on digital platforms. Manage content and updates for the mobile app for the Park District, knowledge of API integration for app and map usage. Act as the social media community liaison for the organization and provide customer service to consumers through posts and web based interactions. Create content for social media and lead the Social Media Committee for the Elk Grove Park District. Create email content and distribute timely and engaging emails that exceed the national average click thru and open rates. Assist with the creation of collateral materials to fit digital marketing needs.  Attend training and conferences to stay current with the latest trends in digital marketing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Google Suite, WordPress and Windows operating systems. Possess a solid understanding of responsive design, social media, SEO, SEM and internet marketing strategies. Ability to work independently or in a team based environment. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees. Ability to maintain a positive image and relationships with the community and third party partners. Skill in coordinating numerous projects and working with multiple deadlines.  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications or closely related field: or a combination of three to five years of work and educational experience using Adobe Creative Suite and Google Suite. Two or more years experience in web design/development and marketing. Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Responsive Design and CMS systems is a plus. Experience with web technologies including Dreamweaver, and WordPress.

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
8472283504
cking@elkgroveparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $55,000- $63,000/yr. depending on qualifications

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JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Facilities, the Special Facilities Manager is responsible for the seasonal facility management and operations of two facilities. Maryknoll Park which includes Holes & Knolls miniature golf course, clubhouse, splash pad, picnic pavilion, and disc golf, operating on weekends only from late April through the end of October (weather permitting) with 7-day operations during the summer (Memorial Day – Labor Day). Also located at Maryknoll Park is a six-court Platform Tennis facility including a Paddle hut. This position will also manage our popular Sunset Pool which includes a deep-water section with a zero-depth area along with slides and play features, as well as a dedicated 25-yard lap pool. Programs include a swim team, swim lessons, rentals, lap swimming, daily swim, and special events. The aquatics facility operates from Memorial Day – Labor Day. Primary responsibilities include driving program revenue, recruiting and leading a team of dedicated staff, and providing quality customer service. This position must have a high level of accountability for all core business operations, customer service, programming, facility rentals, and special events. Will work closely with the Superintendent to explore and propose new ideas to generate revenue, improve efficiencies and maximize facility usage through special events and programming for each facility. Collaborate with Superintendent to prepare annual facility budgets, making necessary revenue and expenditure adjustments as needed. Also responsible for staff and financial accountability, staff training and performance management, purchasing and inventory control, assisting with safety inspections, and administering the Park District’s personnel policies and procedures to facility staff. During seasonal operations, regular weekend work will be required. Fall and winter responsibilities will include Polar Plaza skating and curling and various special events. This is an at-will position.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful, and enjoy working in multi-faceted environments. A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or a related field with at least five years of relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Previous experience in aquatics management and/or seasonal facility operations with the ability to lead and motivate team members toward achieving established goals and objectives is highly desired. Previous lifeguard experience and lifeguard training certification are required with Ellis & Associates being a plus. Experience in customer service, facility rentals, special events, and recreational programming is desired. An outgoing personality and strong overall management skills are essential. Skilled in general accounting, cash handling/POS operations, budgeting, and generating revenue are also important. Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written format. Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) with the aptitude to research and learn additional systems. Recreation Software experience is required, ActiveNet a plus. Results-oriented with effective project management and problem-solving skills with the ability to respond well in difficult and emergency situations. Must have CPR/AED/First Aid training or receive within 2 months of hire. Food handling and Bassett training certification must be obtained within 3 months of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation. Available for flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

The Glen Ellyn Park District is a local governmental agency serving residents of the Village of Glen Ellyn and portions of neighboring communities. It provides a wide range of recreational services, athletics, and leisure activities to its citizens, with opportunities for all ages and abilities. The Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community’s use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events. The District operates one outdoor aquatic facility, two recreation centers, three athletic field complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, Holes and Knolls Miniature Golf Course, Maryknoll Splash Pad, and the recently renovated Lake Ellyn Boathouse. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our mission is to “foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities, and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.” We welcome you to apply to become a part of our great TEAM!

BENEFITS WE OFFER: • Medical Coverage - PPO or HMO option • Dental Coverage • Prescription Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Employer Paid Life Insurance & Voluntary Optional Insurance options • Employee Assistance Program • Free Fitness Membership and Wellness Program • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IL Municipal Retirement Fund) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holidays & Floating holidays) & Paid Emergency Leave • Professional Development and Membership with IPRA • Tuition Reimbursement

To apply for this position, go to: https://www.applitrack.com/gepark/onlineapp Please complete an employment application online and include a resume and cover letter.

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 Glen Ellyn Park District

 Contact

Lynn Wiltfong
630-942-7259
Lwiltfong@gepark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $51,173 - $65,498 DOQ

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For more information and to apply please visit our website at: https://www.applitrack.com/elkgroveparks/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Parks+Mangement

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for general outdoor maintenance for all parks, facilities and athletic fields, including all landscape maintenance, turf maintenance, plant installations, irrigation, athletic fields, playground and outdoor facility maintenance and special event support.  Responsible for work related to fleet maintenance.    

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Under supervision of the Superintendent of Parks & Planning, leads Grounds Maintenance Division, including the Turf Maintenance, Horticulture Maintenance, Athletic Maintenance, Playground Maintenance and Fleet Maintenance Sections. Works closely with Facility Maintenance Supervisor to coordinate interdepartmental projects and tasks. Provides leadership to Playground Maintenance Crew Leader in the maintenance and inspections of Pirates’ Cove Children’s Theme Park rides. Plans, coordinates and distributes Grounds Maintenance Division work and schedules. Responsible for timely completion of Grounds Maintenance Division work orders. Coordinates the development of Grounds Maintenance Division operating procedures. Coordinates Grounds Maintenance Division hiring and training. Conducts Grounds Maintenance Division Crew Leader performance reviews. Assists and Coordinates the preparation and monitoring of the Grounds Maintenance Division operating budget. Performs administrative tasks, such as ordering and purchasing supplies, preparing reports, monitoring and enforcing contracts. Performs grounds maintenance work as necessary.  Inspects and performs preventative maintenance and repairs. Coordinates and monitors contracted work. Plans, promotes and implements good safety practices.  Acts as Snow & Ice Team Lead, as part of regular rotation. Assists in the planning, promotion and administering of safety programs and inspections. Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules. Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of standard park, athletic and horticulture maintenance practices. Ability to work in a team-based environment. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Work independently under minimal supervision. Knowledge of, but not limited to, the identification of native and non-native Midwest plant material such as trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers. Possess or able to obtain a valid Illinois Public Pesticide Applicators License within six months of the date of hire. Must be able to obtain Certification as a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) within one year of the date of hire.  Perform other duties as assigned. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The above knowledge, skills and abilities may be demonstrated by education or formal training equivalent to a High School Degree plus, four years experience in related positions of which two years were in a supervisory role.  Education or formal training beyond high school in general park or landscape maintenance preferred.  Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above. 

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
8472283504
cking@elkgroveparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $69,400.00 - $84,272.00 Annually

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Under administrative direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of the Recreation Division within the Parks and Recreation Department including planning, organizing, scheduling, coordinating and directing a variety of community recreation programs, services and activities for various ages; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Parks and Recreation Services.

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 City of Wentzville

 Contact

Lexi Wurth
636-639-2005
Lexi.Wurth@wentzvillemo.gov

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

  $56,292 - $70,000 DOQ

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JOB SUMMARY Responsible for all operational, programming, managerial and risk management processes for the District’s Aquatics department.    

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for preparing and maintaining aquatics budgets – Pavilion Aquatics Center Operations, Pavilion Aquatics Center Programs, Rainbow Falls Waterpark Operations, and Rainbow Falls Community Center.  Responsible for meeting financial goals by monitoring expenses and facilitating revenue creation.  Supervise two FT Aquatics Supervisors to ensure safe and productive operations of the District’s aquatics facilities. Work with the Aquatics Maintenance Supervisor to ensure safe and productive operations of mechanical systems, chemical systems, and efficient operations. Maintain supervision of facility operations and maintenance of Pavilion Aquatics Center, Rainbow Falls Waterpark, and Rainbow Falls Community Center. In conjunction with the Aquatics Supervisors, recruit, train and certify seasonal and year round lifeguards in CPR, first aid, and water rescue skills as outlined by Ellis & Associates International Aquatic Safety & Risk Management Consultants.   In conjunction with the Aquatics Supervisors, recruit, train and certify year round swim lesson instructors. Oversee office management of staff including hiring, terminating, assigning, supervising, and evaluating seasonal and year round personnel. Maintain appropriate documentation of safety records, pool records, state reports, staff training, and staff certifications. Maintain state, county, village and PDRMA requirements for the District’s aquatics facilities and Community Center. Evaluate the effectiveness of all aquatics programs and submit recommendations for fee and program change. Responsible for developing and maintaining employee policy and procedure manuals for the aquatics department and Rainbow Falls Community Center.   Responsible for developing and maintaining patron policy and procedure manuals for the District’s aquatics facilities and Rainbow Falls Community Center. Must work with the Rainbow Falls concessionaire to pass inspection with proper requirements. Must work with the Rainbow Falls concessionaire for effective service to the RBF patrons. Responsible for preparation and editing of seasonal brochures and website pages for the Aquatics Department. Overall responsibility of payroll for the entire aquatics department, maintaining employee status forms, and ensuring all staff are performing in a professional, efficient and effective manner.  Works in a collaborative environment with the Rentals Manager on all Aquatics rentals.   Develop detailed reports and analysis and make recommendations for continuous improvements and program changes. Develop and maintain operational procedures for security systems and emergency procedures for the District’s Aquatics Department. Provide leadership to staff to ensure communication of facility info and promotion of events. Develop and maintain a long term comprehensive capital improvement program for the District’s Aquatics Department. Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules. Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of aquatics operations. Fairness in dealing with people. Ability to demonstrate effective decision making and problem solving skills. Skilled in working with computers and database programs. Organizational ability. Ability to supervise, organize and create aquatics programs. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum Bachelor’s degree  in the area of recreation or facility management or related field.  3 years full time work experience supervising staff, or equivalent combination of school and work experience, is preferred.   Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Instructor Certification or ability to obtain certification within the first 6 months.   Valid Illinois Drivers License.   Must have AFO certification or ability to obtain certification within the first year.

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
8472283504
cking@elkgroveparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled