The Roselle Park District operates and manages over 158 acres of land in 16 parks, and offers approximately 276 recreational and seasonal programs. We provide a full range of activities and services year-round. Major recreation programs include athletics, music, cultural arts, dance, day camps, fitness, preschool, outdoor recreation, trips, and special events.
The Parks and Facilities Foreman position is a supervisory position that receives direction from the Superintendent of Parks. This position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Parks Department staff and Facility Assistants and is involved with the maintenance of all the District buildings, grounds, facilities including aquatics, and equipment. The Parks Foreman also participates in the planning and managing of Parks Department operations, including some administrative functions, working with other departments, and managing the Parks Department in the absence of the Superintendent of Parks.
Flexibility to be available for emergency call-outs during off time as needed. Will be required to work weekends and evenings as necessary.
Roselle Park District provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.
All applicants must apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/rparks/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Parks
About Us: Spread throughout the community, 27 park sites comprised of a community park, neighborhood parks, play lots, passive parks, and linear parks offer a wide variety of recreation opportunities for the residents of Winnetka covering over 240 acres. This includes five beaches located on Lake Michigan and several facilities including Ice Arena, Tennis Center, Golf Club House and numerous park shelters.
Job Summary: The Regular Full-Time Maintenance Employee is responsible for performing a variety of Park District labor duties. The primary responsibility for the position is the care, upkeep, repair, improvement, routine and preventive maintenance of all Park District properties, facilities and equipment. The position will work in conjunction with all departments and staff in the delivery of quality recreational services to the community of Winnetka. A degree of organization and self-direction is expected to fulfill the needs of the position. The employee will be responsible for onsite communication with Department Heads and managers to ensure timely maintenance and repairs. This position will report directly to the Parks Operations Manager. The position is Full Time with benefits that requires twenty-four hour on call coverage with time commitments beyond forty hours a week due to the emergency responses and adverse weather conditions.
Qualifications: High School Graduate/GED with two years of experience in Parks Maintenance or relates field is required. Bachelor’s/Associate’s degree in Construction Management, Parks/Recreation, Business Management, or other related field is desired. The applicant should have a working knowledge or experience in grounds maintenance, basic facility maintenance and basic supervision skills as well. Construction trade skills in Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, and/or carpentry are preferred. A commitment for continued skill development and training is mandatory. This position requires a pre-placement physical, driving abstract and criminal background check prior to employment. Illinois Class B CDL License with air brakes endorsement, or the ability to obtain within the first six months of employment is required. The ability to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Applicators License within the first six month of employment (As requested by the Superintendent of Parks).
Scheduling and Pay: This is a full-time maintenance position with benefits. Scheduled hours are between 7:00am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday. Benefits include Medical Coverage, Dental, Vision, IMRF Retirement fund, Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary), Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life), 457 Plan, Paid Holidays, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement.
To apply please visit www.winpark.org and click on the Job Opportunities link at the top and bottom of the home page. Contact Name: Costa Kutulas, Superintendent of Parks Contact Phone: 847-501-2052 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Dupage Special Recreation Association is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Specialist. The specialist is responsible for the implementation and evaluation of recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. The position is part time, 28 hours per week, year round, but hours must be flexible to accommodate morning, evening and weekend programs. Specialist will lead programs, work inclusively with park district participants, lead agency programs, and assist with program planning intermittently. Applicants should have knowledge of special needs populations, behavior management and therapeutic recreation. Ideal candidates can demonstrate leadership, communicate thoroughly, time manage and multitask.
FUNCTIONS: Create and follow a structured lesson plan, give direction, guidance, and supervision to support staff assigned to program, lead programs while safely supervising individuals with special needs. Maintain, store, and transport program supplies and materials as needed to successfully implement programs and inclusive experiences. Communicate participant and program progress, concerns, or issues to the Full Time Program Supervisor and communicate all accidents/incidents to the Support Services Supervisor and/or Support Services Manager immediately. Complete and submit all documentation and forms in a timely manner. Perform all duties as assigned.
SKILLS: Active participation in programs, which may include swimming, sports, or other action based activities, ability to engage in activities requiring physical exertion including running. Ability to perform required duties under stressful situations without supervisors. Perform work indoors and outdoors and under varying weather conditions including heat and cold. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and carry for up to 100 ft – over 40 lbs requires a two person lift or mechanical assistance. Supervise individuals with disabilities, including behavior management, personal care and assisting with daily living skills (i.e. feeding, toileting, clothing assistance). Assist individuals who use a wheelchair—including lifting and transferring from chair-to-seat and pushing people in wheelchairs. Operate the wheelchair lift operation and wheelchair tie-downs in WDSRA vehicles. Maintain an accurate record of money including managing a budget, proper usage of forms, tracking receipts, and returning paperwork in an orderly manner at the conclusion of the program.
COMPENSATION: Hourly compensation based upon experience and qualifications, IMRF, mileage reimbursement.
SUPERVISION: Responsible to the Inclusion Manager
QUALIFICATIONS: Twenty one years of age or older, High school graduate; Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation or a related field preferred. Two to three years direct experience working with individuals with disabilities. First Aid/CPR certification and Handle with Care Certification required or the ability to obtain within 3-6 months. Possess a valid Illinois Class “D” Driver's License. Ability to drive WDSRA vehicles per requirements listed in job description.
TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit application and resume via our website www.wdsra.com.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or related field required. Candidate should possess strong leadership, customer service, and management and organization skills. A valid Illinois driver’s license is necessary. First Aid/CPR/AED certified or the ability to obtain once hired. Please submit cover letter and resume via email to email@example.com.
Position Summary: The Supervisor is also responsible for creating, planning, organizing, staffing, implementing, budgeting and evaluating the following program areas: Cultural Arts, Youth and Adult Athletics, Special Events and General Interest. Along with coordinating inclusion requests, creating new creative programs/events seasonally, and being fiscal responsibility. Full Job Description available upon request.
ABOUT US: The Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 75,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational facilities, programs, events, parks and open spaces. Additionally, the Schaumburg Park District hosts thousands of visitors and guests annually at its activities and major tournaments.
JOB SUMMARY: The Supervisor of Athletics reports to the Manager of Athletics & Olympic Park and is responsible for budgeting, planning, organizing, promoting, and evaluating all athletic leagues, a variety of youth sports camps and concession operations. Recruits, coordinates, and trains staff for assigned programs and activities. Responsible for a budget of up to $900,000 and accountable for profit & loss of designated areas. Direct supervisory responsibility for up to 75 part-time employees including concessions, camp staff and officials.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation, Business Administration, Sports Management, or related field required, along with 1-2 years’ relevant experience. CPRP or similar certification and prior supervisory experience preferred. Valid Illinois driver’s license required. CPR, AED, and First Aid and Food Manager Certification required within first six months of employment (provided).
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full-time year-round exempt position. Schedule is generally Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm with additional work required based on need. Target hiring range is mid to upper $40’s, DOQ (depending on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
• Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • FSA Healthcare • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary) • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Time • Personal Days and Sick Time • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • A Variety of Park District Memberships and Privileges
TO APPLY: Visit www.parkfun.com > About > Employment and complete our online job application NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 19, 2018.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Derek Dvorak 847-891-1266 x4004 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.