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SUMMARY:

The Figure Skating Supervisor will develop, manage and supervise all aspects of the figure skating program; including but not limited to, learn to skate programs, skating camps, and special events including the annual ice show, exhibitions, and other seasonal special events. Must possess excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills to establish positive relationships with staff and patrons. Hours may fluctuate based on programs and special events; evening and/or weekend work may apply. An ideal candidate must have a thorough understanding of all aspects of ISI Recreational Skating Program and USFS Basic Skills program and at least three (3) year’s figure skating programming along with supervisory experience. Professional ISI Ice Skating Program certification and membership preferred. Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certifications.

Under the direct supervision of the General Manager of Ice & Aquatics;

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

• Recruit, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate the professional teaching staff. • Facilitate figure skating staff training and in-services. • Develop, initiate, supervise, and evaluate all aspects including but not limited to class scheduling, promotion, registration, teacher assignments for Learn to Skate, Camps, Special Events, Ice Show, and Freestyle programs. • Maintain accurate records of participation, attendance and testing of each student. • Develop a yearly Ice Show as well as any additional exhibitions considered part of the overall marketing concept of the rink. • Conduct and utilize participation satisfaction surveys to ensure offerings are meeting the needs of the skating community. • As an active member of the staff, you are expected to promote the services of the facility and demonstrate a positive interest in the patrons using the facility. Customer service is a primary objective of the job. • Work in conjunction with the General Manager of Ice & Aquatics and Communications Manager to prepare newsletters, brochures, posters, flyers, etc., in order to inform the public concerning the programs and daily operations of the Ice Rink. • Supervise the operations of the Ice Rink in the absence of the General Manager and to perform specific duties as related to the operations and maintenance of the Ice Rink as assigned by the General Manager. • Operates Ice Resurfacer to maintain ice surface. • Assist in all ice rink daily operations including but not limited to: clerical and office duties, scheduling of ice time, retail sales, registrations, opening and closing the facilities. • Other duties as assigned.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Actively support the safety program that will effectively control and reduce accidents. Obey all Park District and Departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the Wilmette Park District Safety program that are pertinent to the activities conducted at the facility. Promptly report all unsafe actions, practices or conditions to the immediate supervisor. Attend and participate in required safety training.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

At least five years of experience with the teaching skills and techniques in all levels of figure skating, from beginner through freestyle as defined by a nationally recognized skating organization. Must have a thorough knowledge of the ISI Recreational Skating Program and USFS Basic Skills program.

Previous experience at either directing or assistant directing an amateur ice show.

Must be familiar with a PC computer system and working in a windows environment. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Liz Cox
lcox@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $24.00-$30.00 per hour (DOQ)

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ABOUT US The McHenry County Conservation District’s mission exists to preserve, restore, and manage natural areas and open spaces for their intrinsic value and for the benefits to present and future generations.

The District currently protects over 25,598 acres of open land diverse with woodlands, prairies, wetlands, ponds, creeks, and rivers. It provides sites open to the public year-round featuring trails, picnic shelters, camp sites, fishing sites, and educational programs.

JOB OVERVIEW:
See yourself working in a dynamic organization who is a leader in the area of environmental conservation. The McHenry County Conservation District is looking for a self-directed, motivated and thorough individual who likes to dive into meaningful and diverse types of administrative work. See yourself working closely with our Executive Director in engaging with the community, developing strategy, and ensuring the Open Meetings Act is followed, FOIA’s are processed, Board of Trustees packets are prepared, contracts are kept up-to-date, minutes are taken during Board meetings, and many more items.

What are we looking for? Someone who is flexible and can work independently in a fast-paced environment. Strong computer skills is a must in the area of the Microsoft software programs as well as possessing the ability to learn new software programs that help carry out the District’s communication strategy. As this position has high public contact with individuals both internal and external to the organization, this individual must possess strong interpersonal skills through written and verbal communication.

Lastly, seeking an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, communications, natural resource management, or related field. Additionally, a minimum of five years related progressively responsible administrative assistant experience with at least two-years of which should have been at the level of an administrative assistant to a division director/manager; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications held in FOIA, Open Meetings Act, Notary, Certified Park and Recreation Professional are preferred, but not required upon hire.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

APPLICATION: Applicant can locate job description and online application at MCCD.me/Apply. For questions, call 815-338-6223 x1237. Visit us at www.mccdistrict.org!

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 McHenry County Conservation District

 Contact

Jenny Heider
815-338-6223 x1237
jheider@mccdistrict.org

 Closing Date

August 26, 2020

 $89,800.00 - $103,000.00

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Posting Date: 16-Jul-2020 to 10-Aug-2020 (CST) Department: Parks & Recreation Location: Richmond Heights, MO, USA Salary Range: $89,800 - $103,000 Salary Full Time

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position which includes a full range of benefits including paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and employee health, dental, vision, life, disability, and LAGERS pension programs.

All applications must apply through portal link: https://richmondheights.applicantpro.com/jobs/1459352.html

Parks & Recreation Director

Dept/Div: Parks & Recreation FLSA Status: Exempt

General Definition of Work Performs complex professional work managing the City's parks and recreation programs, personnel and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Directs the general administration of the department; makes recommendations for department's vision and direction; collaborates with subordinates and supervisor, and administers direction.

Prepares, administers, coordinates and monitors department budget, revenues and expenses; manages preparation of bid specifications, purchasing, research, and makes recommendations; provides direction to staff in spending practices and overall budget practices.

Manages department staff, including hiring and disciplinary action recommendations to the City Manager, coaching, mentoring, team building, counseling, scheduling; makes recommendations for staff additions or reductions, daily direction, and serves as a positive role model.

Provides goal setting, both short and long range, policy development, implementation and administration for the department; Participates as a valuable member of the City management team for overall community issues and direction.

Works as a member of the management team to guarantee the City's Mission is accomplished, and to assure the resident's, business's, and staff's, well-being and needs are met; ensures that management communicates effectively, resources are used efficiently and effectively, and the City's future vision is achieved through proper planning and technology innovations.

Serves as a City department liaison in working with various organizations, departments, groups, companies, and individuals in coordinating efforts for the department and City. Seeks out and fosters partnerships with area organizations, public agencies and businesses.

Coordinates the design, acquisition, planning and construction of parks and facilities; applies for and administers grants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of all phases of recreation activities and their administration; thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of park and recreation planning and development; thorough knowledge of the facilities and equipment needed in a broad recreation program and of the proper arrangement of recreation areas; ability to assume management responsibility of all parks related facilities; ability to develop and execute a well-rounded program of recreation activities; ability to cooperate with and interpret recreational philosophies to authorities, private groups, agencies, and the general public; ability to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the activities of personnel involved in a well-rounded recreation program; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present detailed reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with governmental officials, volunteers, community groups, associates and the general public.

Education and Experience Bachelor's degree required with coursework in parks and recreation, or related field and extensive experience managing parks and recreation operations and personnel.

Physical Requirements This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires standing and walking and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines, opera ing motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements NRPA Certified Parks & Recreation Professional certification preferred, within one year of hire. CPR/First Aid certification within six months of hire. Valid driver's license.

All applicants must apply through portal link: https://richmondheights.applicantpro.com/jobs/1459352.html

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 City of Richmond Heights

 Contact

Christine Brooks
314-645-0404

 Closing Date

August 10, 2020

 $85,000-$102,000

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The Village of Romeoville Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a Full-Time Superintendent of Parks. The department has a budget of over $7 million and a population of approximately 40,000 residents. The mission of the Recreation Department is to improve the quality of life for the community by providing a variety of leisure time activities.

The Superintendent of Parks has oversight and day-to-day management responsibility for park maintenance staff and the overall operations of parks. The Superintendent of Parks plans, organizes, and administers a maintenance program for all parks and outdoor facilities. The work is performed under the direction of the Director of Parks & Recreation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Establish, coordinate, and direct the implementation of an effective maintenance program for all parks and facilities.

• Supervise all park and facility renovations and develop projects in consultation with appropriate professional consultants.

• Supervise all full-time and part-time maintenance staff (including union and seasonal).

• Prepare recommendations for the department’s capital improvement projects.

• Recommend salaries, promotions, and other status changes for maintenance personnel.

• Gather date and prepare bid specifications and contract documents for park development, vehicles, equipment, parking lots, building construction and remodeling, lighting, landscaping, and other capital improvement projects.

• Propose and develop master plan for bike and trail way system.

• Represent the department in meetings as assigned.

• Develop park programs and community interest in and support of park development and renovation programs through interpretive talks, participation in inter-agency task forces and committees.

• Be familiar with master plans, village codes, ordinances, and reports.

• Develop plans, architectural drawings, and cost analysis for the development and improvement of parks.

• Assist in the preparation of grant applications to help fund capital improvement projects and land acquisitions.

• Responsible for evaluating staffing and personnel needs (including recruitment, hiring, evaluations, training) and making adjustments with the Park Maintenance Department so that the total program operates efficiently.

• Create an environment for success.

• Work directly with architects, contractors, and Public Works in coordination of improvement projects.

• Prepares and submits reports as directed.

• Develop and implement park maintenance plans.

• Make use of all possible community resources in the development of parks including the investigation of funding sources of the Recreation Department.

• Work with other departments as needed in areas of mutual concern (fiscal budget, routines maintenance, equipment needs, scheduling, etc.)

• Maintain records, files, and written materials.

• Conduct regular staff meetings with all Park Maintenance staff.

• Responsible for communicating job expectations, coaching, recognition, and discipline.

• Confers with and counsels staff to exchange information and/or explain work policies, procedures and guidelines; and identify work-related problems, problem characteristics, the impact of problems and formulate possible solutions.

• Assist with the preparation of the department’s annual budget. Prepare budget research and documentation for Park needs. Monitor budget activity on a regular basis.

• Assist the Recreation Staff at various special events by executing specific event needs.

• Regularly attend the Village-wide safety committee meetings.

• Develop and implement short and long term goals for the Parks Department that align with the overall departmental goals and objectives.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Must have a strong Parks & Recreation background. Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, critical thinking, attention to detail, and organizational skills is a must. Candidate should be familiar with ornamental horticulture, general landscape maintenance, building maintenance, construction, playgrounds, and field needs. Turf maintenance knowledge is also required (mowing, irrigation, fertilizing, seeding, weed control, removal of refuse materials, etc.).

Proficient with applications of the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with the following software is a plus: Kronos, RecTrac, New World, and Cartegraph. A Bachelor’s Degree in Park/Recreation Management or a closely related field is preferred. A minimum of five years of experience working in a Parks & Recreation field or other closely related field is preferred.

Ideal candidate will be a certified playground inspector and have a current sprayer’s license.

This is a full-time, non-union position with excellent benefits including IMRF pension, in additional to vacation, personal, and sick time. Salary range is $85,000 to $102,000 depending on qualifications and/or experience. The hours for this position are generally Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm; however, additional nights and weekends are required for various trainings and special events.

Contact Kelly Rajzer, Director of Parks and Recreation, at 815-886-6222 or email at krajzer@romeoville.org with any questions. Closing date is August 7, 2020 or until filled. Submit resumes to Kelly Rajzer at krajzer@romeoville.org or 900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.

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 Village of Romeoville

 Contact

Kelly Rajzer
815-886-6222
krajzer@romeoville.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12/hour

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To apply - https://www.applitrack.com/gurneepd/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Recreation

Job Title:  Recreation Intern Job Code:  Recreation Intern Pay Status:  Short-Term   DESCRIPTION The Recreation Intern is a temporary position that reports to the Director of Recreation.  The Recreation Intern will be exposed to a broad range of Recreation Management concepts, situations, and experiences meant to provide additional training and educational experience to college students who wish to find a position in the field of Recreation (or similar) field upon the completion of their undergraduate or graduate degree.  Being selected as a Recreation Intern does not guarantee employment with the Gurnee Park District upon completion.  Recreation Interns should be available to work consistent with the hours prescribed by their college or university program which may include evenings and /or weekends.  

QUALIFICATIONS    Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in, or have recently completed, a college undergraduate or graduate degree. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Recreation Management (or a related field).  Must be able to take direction and assist in planning, leading, managing, troubleshooting and evaluating recreational events, programs and facilities.  Must be comfortable in front of large crowds of people, and comfortable leading activities.  Must work well with people of all ages, especially children.  Must be able to use basic reading, writing, and computer skills to learn, understand, and apply Park District policies and procedures. Valid Driver’s License, First-Aid, CPR, and AED certification (or ability to obtain one within first 2 weeks of hire – training provided) Candidates must demonstrate through a personal interview and reference check that they are able to work with people of all ages, especially children, and possess a basic knowledge of the Recreation Industry such that they can understand the tasks they will be provided.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The ideal Recreation Intern should be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision of the Director of Recreation and experienced Park District staff, Recreation Interns will have the opportunity to expand their education by learning how recreation facilities, programs, and events operate, understanding the roles of Park District staff, and becoming familiar safety standards and procedures. Recreation Interns will be asked to “shadow” and assist Park District staff with certain tasks and functions which include, but are not limited to, performing various administrative functions to support Park District programs; attending and observing meetings; performing research and writing assignments; and assisting Park District staff with the development of assigned projects.

SALARY This is a $12/hour position.

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 Gurnee Park District

 Contact

Michael Wick
847-599-3756
mwick@gurneeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled