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 $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

 $55,480-$69,350

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The City of Bloomington is seeking a Recreation Program Manager for the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department. The Recreation Program Manager facilitates sports and fitness recreation programming and some department-wide special events. This position supervises seasonal employees, contractual employees, volunteers and interns while managing programs at City facilities, public and private school facilities and parks. This position also helps track and coordinate field and court usage and reservations for City facilities with local clubs, organizations and schools, and may also serve on sports and wellness committees.
The Recreation Program Manager is responsible for providing customer service to the public, other departments, employees, and contractors related to functions of this position.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree with coursework in Park and Recreation Management, Recreation, Sport and Tourism, Kinesiology, or Health & Fitness with 3 years of supervisory experience preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

Certificates and Licenses: Valid Driver’s License. Certified Parks & Recreation Professional (CPRP) and CPR/First Aid preferred.

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 Bloomington Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts

 Contact

Lindsey Denny
309-434-2602
ldenny@cityblm.org

 Closing Date

February 28, 2020

 $50,000 - $65,000

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The Norridge Park District’s Early Care and Preschool Academy provides child care and educational programming for children ages 2 to 5, school age children in grades Kindergarten through 6th and seasonal Summer Day Camp. The Park District is seeking a Program Director who is capable of building upon its well-respected heritage and reputation and who will be responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of the Academy, including curriculum development, staff hiring and management, marketing and communication, recruitment and enrollment, parent relations, budget development and oversight, policy creation and adherence, purchasing of supplies and equipment, property maintenance and other duties as identified on the complete job description (which can be found on the Norrridge Park District Website under Job Opportunities).

Qualifications and Skills • A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Administration, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Master’s Degree preferred. • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. • A minimum of 2 years of experience as an administrator in Early Childhood Education. • Meets DCFS qualifications for Child Care Director or ability to meet them within an agreed upon timeframe. • Knowledge of NAEYC accreditation and state licensing procedures preferred. • Previous experience as direct supervisor for Summer Day Camp. • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. • Proven leadership, as well as managerial and organizational skills. • Knowledge of fiscal procedures and budgetary planning. • Knowledge of efficient personnel management techniques. • Computer fluency and working knowledge of basic accounting software. • Emotional maturity when working with children, parents and staff. • Ability to perform duties with sound judgment, persistence, integrity, tact and courtesy. • Demonstrated professional skills in the areas of curriculum planning, staff development, in-service training, program goal setting, lesson planning and performance appraisals.

This is a full-time, exempt position that offers major medical, dental and life insurance as well as pension and disability benefits. Full details regarding work hours, paid vacation, salary and benefits will be addressed during the interview process and upon offer of employment. To apply, please submit the following materials (in PDF or Word format) to Annemarie Flaherty at annemarie@norridgepk.com or mailed to 4631 N. Overhill Ave., Norridge, IL 60706.

Complete resume, including all schools, degrees and positions held. • One to two-page personal statement describing qualifications and educational philosophy. • Three professional references. • Completed Application for Employment (found on this website under Job Opportunities)

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 Norridge Park District

 Contact

Annemarie Flaherty
(708) 457-1244
annemarie@norridgepk.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $19.4001/hr. - $24.7313/hr.

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CITY OF MARYLAND HEIGHTS

POSITION: Customer Relations Specialist Parks and Recreation

GRADE: NE 3

PAY RANGE: $19.4001/hr. - $24.7313/hr.

The Customer Relations Specialist works at the front desk of the Community Center taking registrations, making reservations, selling memberships, answering phones and assisting patrons of the facility. Additionally, the Customer Relations Specialist acts as the Supervisor on Duty when directed.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Takes registrations for programs, pavilion and facility reservations.

 Sells memberships and creates ID cards

 Collects fees and processes paperwork through dedicated software.

 Prepares deposits.

 Opens and closes the front desk operations; responsible for cash management.

 Answers telephones and responds to customer inquiries and complaints.

 Work in cooperative or assisting manner for constant improvement of all aspects of the Maryland Heights Parks and Recreation Department.

 Act as the Supervisor on Duty for the Maryland Heights Community Center when directed.

 Conducts facility tours.

 Sets up gym activities.

 Supports emergency response as needed.

 Other duties as assigned or required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent required; 4-5 years of related experience; experience in a municipal government setting preferred. Must have ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions, good keyboarding skills, proficiency using Microsoft Office suite, and the ability to learn new software. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with the public in a courteous and professional manner.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit cover letter and updated resume to Human Resources, at hr@marylandheights.com or fax to 314-738-2422 no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, March 6, 2020.

EOE: Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

The City of Maryland Heights conducts drug testing in accordance with 49 C.F.R. PARTS 40, Part 29, and 655 as Amended, and FMCSA 382.

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 City of Maryland Heights

 Contact

Deborah Hamilton
314-291-6550
hr@marylandheights.com

 Closing Date

March 6, 2020

 $21.97/hr. - $28.01/hr.

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CITY OF MARYLAND HEIGHTS POSTION: RECREATION SPECIALIST - FITNESS GRADE: G5 STARTING PAY: $21.97/hr. - $28.01/hr.

The purpose of this position is to plan, organize, and coordinate fitness and wellness programs for all ages.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Typical duties include planning, promotion and implementation of a variety of fitness, wellness and recreational programs including but not limited to group exercise, personal training, fitness center management, member retention programs, health and wellness classes and special events. Successful candidate will oversee recruiting, training and supervision of recreation assistant, fitness attendants, group exercise instructors, personal trainers and other fitness and wellness staff. Must be available to work some nights, weekends and holidays.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, sports management, exercise science, physical education or related field required; three years supervisory level experience; two-years developing and or managing fitness and wellness programs; CPR/AED and first aid certification required. Must obtain AFAA and ACSM within 6 months of employment; CPRP preferred.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit current cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Maryland Heights Government Center, 11911 Dorsett Rd., Maryland Heights, MO 63043, or email to hr@marylandheights.com or fax to 314-738-2422 no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, March 6, 2020.

EOE: Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

The City of Maryland Heights conducts drug testing in accordance with 49 C.F.R. PARTS 40, Part 29, and 655 as Amended, and FMCSA 382.

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 City of Maryland Heights

 Contact

Deborah Hamilton
314-291-6550
hr@marylandheights.com

 Closing Date

March 6, 2020