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Posting Date: November 12, 2019 Job Title: Program Supervisor Salary Range: $30,552-$40,142 plus benefits Full time, exempt position Resumes accepted until job is filled Send Resume to:

Description: The Program Supervisor is a full time, exempt position which reports directly to the General Manager. This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties including managing youth programs and leagues, skating programs, building shifts, and any other tasks asked. This is an at-will position. Minimum 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends.

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, supervision, personnel procedures, safety and program planning is required. This position requires strong people and customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively with other staff and public, including written, verbal, and telephone communication skills. The individual should be very organized and have the ability to plan, implement, supervise and lead programs, events, and staff. This position is expected to maintain First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Strong computer skills are also needed.

Duties: This position will oversee the administration of all youth hockey and skating programs. Will also be responsible for creating new possible programs and leagues for any possible open ice. They will also need to maintain a close and positive relationship with the Chicago Hawks and Eclipse Select SC who we partner with for some of our programs. This position will be required to work 3-4 building shifts per week.

Address: 451 Plainfield Rd City, State, Zip: Darien, IL 60561 Contact: Jordan Rossi Phone: 630.747.0134 Contact Email:

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references along with Darien Park District job application. Full job description is available by contacting Jordan Rossi.

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 Darien Park District


Jordan Rossi

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $17 - $21 per hour, DOQ

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At NSSRA, we believe that everyone deserves the chance to play. Formed in 1970 with that goal in mind, we were the first Special Recreation Association in the country, offering programs and services for children, teens and adults with disabilities. We are similar to a park district, however we only serve residents in our partner communities with special needs.

Fifty years later, we serve approximately 1,800 individuals throughout the year in the northern suburbs of Chicago. We’re all about creating an environment of belonging through play, and we want you to be a part of our team!


Members of Team NSSRA are dedicated individuals with enthusiasm and initiative. The Registrar is primarily responsible for participant and program registrations. In this position you will be able to contribute your talents, learn new job skills and build meaningful relationships. As Registrar, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

•Receive and sort registrations for recreation programs, and enter data into the RecTrac registration system

•Communicate with registrants to clarify registration questions

•Communicate professionally and consistently with participants, parents, fellow staff and the general public

•Enter information received from registrants on required participant forms and pursue collection of all required forms and payment from registrants

•Train new employees and conduct annual trainings on the registration system

•Work with recreation staff to assign program codes for seasonal program guides, and accurately enter codes for seasonal programs and events

•Assist the Receptionist in opening and closing the building, answering phones, greeting visitors and preparing documents, manuals, reports, and files, as needed

•Process charges and post cash receipts, submit information to the Finance Department and prepare bank deposits

•Produces detailed mailing lists for a variety of mailings, including but not limited to letters to families and staff, invitations to NSSRA agency events and Foundation mailings

•Works closely with NSSRA's Foundation Manager on maintaining the donor database, Bloomerang, and generating reports as needed

•Perform other duties necessary for the efficient and effective operation of NSSRA, as assigned


•NSSRA is looking for someone who is enthusiastic with exceptional time management and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with others.

•Graduation from high school is required.

•Applicants should have a minimum of four (4) years of full-time experience in an office environment. Experience with human service agencies or local government agencies is preferred.

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to keyboard information efficiently and with a high accuracy rate is required.

•Experience with RecTrac software is highly desired.

•A valid Driver’s License is required along with own source of reliable transportation.


This is a full-time, year-round position. The Registrar can expect to work from 9:15 am – 6:15 pm, Monday - Friday. NSSRA’s office is open from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday. The Registrar is required to assist with closing the building and, when asked, should also be able to come in early to open the building. Target hiring range is $17- $21 per hour, dependent on qualifications.


NSSRA offers a generous benefit package which includes: medical, prescription and dental coverage, vision reimbursement, life insurance, pension plan, and paid time off.


Complete an online application at to schedule an interview.

Position is open until filled. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

NSSRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Hiring Range $51,000 - $65,000

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DESCRIPTION: The Athletic Manager will oversee all athletic programming operations at the Huntley Park District including soccer, flag football, volleyball, and basketball leagues and some contractual programs. This position will also coordinate the scheduling of all sports fields in the district by internal programs and local sports organizations. This position oversees a budget in excess of $500K in revenues and expenses and the Tomaso Sports Park. A dedicated Sports Coordinator reports to this position to assist in the administration of these responsibilities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management, Sports Management, or any related field.
2. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred. 3. A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience with sports and/or related recreation management. 4. Excellent communication (written and verbal), organizational skills, and customer service skills are required. Must be exceptionally experienced and comfortable with conflict resolution. 5. Practical knowledge of sports rules, principles, officiating, managing teams, managing volunteer coaches, and organization of sports leagues is required. 6. Able to organize leagues, volunteers, communicate with vendors and be able to respond to high volumes of phone calls, emails, and other inquiries. 7. Must be able to speak English in a clear and understandable voice so communication may be conducted with a variety of people. 8. Work extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary. 9. Ability to learn and use new computer software. Experience with Rec Trac a plus. 10. Must possess a valid Illinois State Driver’s License. 11. First Aid, AED, and CPR certification or the ability to obtain such within six months. 12. Ability to lift equipment and supplies typically up to 50 lbs. 13. Prior to employment a successful criminal background check and physical/drug test by a Park District approved physician must be completed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Professional management and oversight of the athletic programs, contractual programs, open gym activities, and scheduled use of all sports facilities. 2. Recruit/hire, train, schedule, evaluate, and supervise volunteer coaches, referees, site supervisors, scorekeepers, and PT Sports Coordinator. 3. Monitor safety and all procedures as they pertain to the complete supervision of all participants and staff within school district (when applicable) and the Huntley Park District facilities. 4. Oversees the allocation, use, inventory and maintenance of sports facilities, equipment, and materials; inspects facilities and grounds, and identifies conditions needing repair or maintenance. Works directly with Parks Director and Facilities Manager to coordinate needed maintenance and repairs. 5. Coordinates details for internal and external tournaments held at our facilities. 6. Develop and ensure the proper inspection and maintenance of equipment. 7. Develop and maintain necessary program records, statistics and reports. 8. Responsible for the timely and accurate submittal of purchase orders, invoices, bills and payroll information in accordance with policies and procedures. 9. Order supplies, equipment, and distribute accordingly for activities and facilities. 10. Works with School District staff on shared use of facilities and programming. 11. Serves as the Park District representative or point of contact for all other community sports associations and organizations. 12. Employee must maintain an organized workspace, which includes, but not limited to having all the necessary supplies, forms, equipment, etc. needed for all programs. 13. Prepare seasonal activities for the brochure including development of programs and entering into registration software, promoting via website and social media. 14. Attendance at professional seminars, conferences, workshops and technical meetings. 15. Respond to customers and staff within one business day. When this is not possible, indicate receipt of message and when to expect a full response. 16. Employee must assist in customer service, which includes, but not limited to customer issues, comments, complaints, and concerns. Employee will be assisting the customers in different ways, such as, but not limited to, in-person and over the phone, and must be able to assist them immediately or direct the customer to the appropriate staff if necessary.
17. Employee must complete the necessary forms for accidents and incidents. 18. Works with Recreation Director to develop annual budget and goals and reviews and adjusts monthly as necessary. 19. Attend internal and external meetings as assigned.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Assist the Recreation Director as requested. 2. Assists and substitutes for staff as needed. 3. Actively markets programs via website, Facebook, and flyers. 4. Attend HPD committee and board meetings as requested.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS: 1. Employee must have the ability to read and understand materials, such as, but not limited to, rules and regulations books, manuals, and schedules. 2. Employee must be able to make decisions objectively based on customer service and fiscal constraint. 3. Employee is responsible for keeping organized records and reports.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: 1. Employee must be able to work independently in day-to-day operations with general direction of the Recreation Director. 2. Employee must have the ability to delegate work to accomplish work most effectively. 3. Employee must demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work. 4. Employee must have the ability to recognize priorities and meet deadlines. 5. Employee must have the ability to receive constructive criticism and/or supervision. 6. Employee must have the ability to be flexible and adaptable to new situations. 7. Employee must possess enthusiasm and drive with a desire to accomplish goals and objectives 8. Must possess a pleasant demeanor and have the ability to interact with the public in a courteous manner at all times, especially in difficult situations. 9. Employee must be able to resolve differences and problems that arise with customers or when to elevate to their supervisor.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS: 1. Employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions during outdoor events, including extreme heat and humidity, cold, and rain. 2. Employee must operate and handle assigned equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. While performing this job, the employee is required to speak and listen, stand, walk, use hands, sit, stoop or kneel, bend and lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 2. Employee must have the physical agility to maintain mobility from site to site, and be able to perform manual tasks. 3. Must be able to operate any mechanical equipment necessary to prepare a facility for an event. 4. Employee may be required to walk, run, or perform other physical maneuvers in order to demonstrate a skill set or component of a program. 5. Employee may perform duties, which include, but not limited to lifting, stooping, bending, twisting, and climbing. 6. Employee may need to sit in the office or stand for prolonged periods of time. 7. Specific vision requirements include, distance, color vision, peripheral and depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 8. Must be able to function in stressful situations, such as when first aid or CPR is required or when addressing an upset parent or coach. 9. Must be able to follow directions with safe follow through and exercise good judgment and safety awareness.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Assure a safe and hazard free environment by inspecting and taking the necessary action to correct and safeguard against potential problems and/or accidents. 2. Must comply with all safety policies and procedures now in effect or adopted in the future. 3. Be aware of, follow and enforce rules and standards set forth by athletic associations as they apply to our activities. 4. Worker must be able to follow directions with safe follow through and exercises good judgement and safety awareness. 5. Worker will use all required PPE. 6. All unsafe conditions are to be reported to your supervisor or appropriate staff who can resolve the matter immediately.

This job description is meant as an outline of the job and does not represent all duties.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICIES, SAFETY, ETC. It is expected that all Huntley Park District Staff comply with the policies and procedures as set forth by the Huntley Park District Board of Commissioners. Resources that outline these policies and procedures include the Personnel Policy Manual, Safety Manual, Departmental Manual, Area or Job Specific Manuals and other written or verbal procedures as provided by your supervisor. As all situations cannot be documented even in manuals such as these, it is further expected that your actions as an employee are always performed with safety in mind, respect of your fellow staff and customers in mind, and at the direction of your supervisor. It is expected that all staff learn and understand these policies and procedures.

Applicants can send their resume and cover letter to Scott Crowe, Director of Recreation at

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 Huntley Park District


Scott Crowe
(847) 669-5463

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Visitor Service & Safety Officer (Third Shift)

Department: Visitor Services Reports to: Chief Security Officer Location: Wheaton, IL


The Visitor Service and Safety Officer ensures the security and safety of the staff and visitors, and the physical assets of Cantigny Park. This position also supports the implementation of the Foundation’s special events and programs throughout the year. The ideal candidate has experience in visitor services, security, parks and recreation, or other related fields; and is committed to providing a high level of customer service to visitors. This is a full-time, third shift position (11:30pm to 7:30am, Thursday through Monday).


• Monitor the security and communications equipment in the Operation Center following standard procedures as outlined in the general and specific orders • Respond to fire and burglar alarms and follow established procedures • Become knowledgeable in a wide range of information regarding the McCormick Foundation to relay accurate and timely information to visitor inquiries • While on patrol, make continual security and safety checks of all facilities and grounds and report all findings to the operations officer. Document all incidents and communicate with supervisors if required. • Assist in the implementation of the special activities program to include but not limited to, set up and break down, assisting vendors with transporting supplies, moving tables/chairs and putting up tents • Use established crowd control and parking procedures when required • Enforce all Cantigny rules and regulations • Be able and willing to make foot patrols in all weather conditions • Operate the cash register in the park entrance booth • Be knowledgeable in procedures for all shifts if required to work them • Respond to visitor assistance calls to include first aid, tram service, motorist assist and any other assistance issues that arise • Perform light maintenance on the grounds when required • Assist the Cleaning Team with trash removal when required • Answer the main Cantigny phone line in the absence of the Park Registrar • Participate in an on-going professional development program with the guidance of your supervisor • Provide for personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training, knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and proper handling of hazardous materials, and reporting any unsafe conditions to respective supervisor


• Experience in visitor service, security, parks and recreation, safety or related field • Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills; must be proficient in English • Basic computer skills • Must be able to walk for extended periods of time and be able to lift at least 70 lbs. to just above the waist • Must find satisfaction in working with the public and possess an outgoing, friendly, courteous, and enthusiastic personality • Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission • Valid Illinois driver's license • Must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays • Must become trained in in First Aid, C.P.R. and Automated External Defibrillator and maintain valid certification • Must attend Cantigny Park’s Child Safety Training and become a mandated reporter • All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screening

To apply: submit a resume and cover letter online here:

Cantigny Park and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation provide 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.

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 Cantigny Park


Whitney Wade

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $41,600-$52,000 annually

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Job Summary:      

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the administration of the the daily operation and programming of of Preschool, Early Childhood, Active Adults, Aquatics Program, Special Events and other programming as assigned.

Applicants must be positive, organized, have an excellent work ethic, and be able to effectively direct and manage a wide range of projects and tasks simultaneously. 


Regular, Full-Time.  This is a salaried, exempt position that reports to the Superintendent of Recreation.


This position requires a minimum of 40 hour per week. The primary hours for this position will be Monday through Friday.   However, a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours may be required when the need exists.              

Job Requirements/Functions:

• Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or closely related field from an accredited college or university program required. • One (1) to Two (2) years of direct experience working with preschool/early childhood and aquatics. • Ellis Lifeguarding Certification Instructor level or ability to obtain in 3 months of hire required. • Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator Certification preferred. • Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. • Create, plan, implement and coordinate preschool, early childhood, daytime programming, active adults, aquatics program and special events. • Manage and supervise the William Grady Pool. • Coordinate and instruct Park District CPR, AED, and First Aid Training. • Recruit, select, train, supervise & evaluate staff and volunteers.  • Develop, coordinate and maintain all staff scheduling. • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing programs and submit annual recommendations for fee and program changes. • Maintain accurate records of participation figures and supplies/equipment. • Coordinate and instruct lifeguard training for all aquatic staff. • Review and prepare costs for the annual budget.  Oversee the expenditure and accounting of funds within area of responsibility. • Develop and present annual report for the William Grady Pool. • Valid Illinois driver’s license & good driving record required. • Successful criminal background check. • Medic First Aid/CPR/AED Certification (or equivalent) is required within 30 days of hire date.  If you are not already certified, training will be provided.

Complete an online application on our website at and upload your cover letter and resume to be considered for this position. Job ID 420 EOE

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 Belvidere Park District


Kim Kirkpatrick

 Closing Date

November 24, 2019