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 $83,137 - $97,426

Hiring Range: $83,137 - $97,426
Hours: Full Time Exempt

JOB SUMMARY
Under general direction, manages and maintains all aspects of the human resources and safety functions of the district, including compensation and benefits, training and development, payroll, recruitment and hiring assistance, pre-employment screening, onboarding, HRIS system, employee relations and internal investigations, performance management and disciplinary actions, employee policies and legal compliance, risk management policies and procedures. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Responsible for hiring, training, supervising, development and evaluation of HR staff.  
  • Oversees district’s HRIS system, employee data and record-keeping, 
  • Provide overall management of the payroll process. 
  • Ability to maintain compensation plan and job grades.
  • Oversee employee benefit packages selection and implementation. 
  • Assists in recruiting, interviewing and hiring employees for the district.
  • Stays abreast of current research and best practices in human resources management and development and adjusts plans, policies and procedures accordingly.
  • Responsible for federal, state and local employment laws and compliance.  
  • Oversee financial management of the District’s training budget, including budget submission and monitoring expenses.
  • Oversees support and assistance functions in interpreting policies and procedures and coordinating with supervisors on record keeping, grievance and personnel matters and procedures.
  • Takes a proactive role in identifying and responding to issues of employees regarding human resources including but not limited to topics such as benefit enrollment and changes, employee satisfaction surveys, workplace issues,  etc.
  • Provide overall management of the district’s safety program and activities. 
  • Establishes.and assesses policies and procedures to identify and address risk in the organization's services and departments. 
  • Oversees and serves as primary liaison between the district and its risk management agency. 
  • 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.
  • Reinforce the district’s mission, vision and value statements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ability to treat sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Skills in communicating with employees by oral and written means.
  • Skills in preparing written reports and analysis.
  • Organizational ability.
  • Knowledge of human resource concepts and how to implement them.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment.
  • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions.
  • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The above knowledge and skills may be demonstrated by a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organization Development or related field and a minimum five year’s work experience related to the Human Resource function of an organization.  An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.

 Our full-time benefits package includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • FSA Healthcare
  • FSA Dependent Care
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life)
  • 457 Retirement Plan (Security Benefit)
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your family
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Educational assistance/tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Service Awards

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
847-228-3504
cking@elkgroveparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $54,000 - $65,000

Summary
The Facility Trades Specialist II is responsible to the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance. The Facility Trades Specialist II is responsible for providing quality building maintenance, support services, snow removal at facilities including the Takiff Center, Weinberg Family Recreation Center, and Glencoe Swimming/Boating Beach and all other park sites with applicable work.
 
The Facility Trades Specialist II shall oversee the physical plant operation, condition and maintenance of the above listed facilities. Furthermore, the Facility Trades Specialist II shall coordinate with Recreation Department staff to manage program support, room setup, and seasonal transitions. In addition to the facility responsibilities, the Facility Trades Specialist II shall complete duties in customer relations as they relate to their specific areas of responsibility.
 
Lastly, the Facility Trades Specialist II shall complete all other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications
A minimum of an associate’s degree or the equivalent of technical school degree or work experience in a skilled construction trade and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
 
Professional experience in HVAC, Electrical or Plumbing trades preferred.
 
The Facility Trades Specialist must be a self-starter who recognizes and recommends necessary repairs and maintenance.  They must have the ability to work independently or with other team members and complete maintenance, repairs, construction and custodial work under minimal supervision.
 
Due to the public nature of the work environment, the individual should have appropriate public relation skills and be courteous to the public at all times.
 
Required Knowledge and Skills
Preferred is a working knowledge or, three to five years’ experience in, and the ability to perform at least three of the following skills: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, general facility maintenance, as well as the use of tools and machinery for a variety of projects and repairs.
 
The Facility Trades Specialist II shall complete building and equipment repairs and general improvements within the Takiff Center, Weinberg Family Recreation Center, Glencoe Swimming/Boating Beach, and all other park sites with applicable work.
 
The Facility Trades Specialist II assists with the daily operations of the Facility Maintenance Division, and communicates with the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance on a daily basis.
 
Lastly, the Facility Trades Specialist II works in coordination with the Parks Department as needed.
 
All full-time employees must pass a criminal background check, drug test, and physical exam, all of which are paid for the by the Glencoe Park District. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License. An AED/CPR certification is required within six months of employment.
 
It is essential to the successful performance of the position that the Facility Trades Specialist II be readily accessible via cell phone (provided by the Glencoe Park District). 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Department Administration

  • Directly responsible to the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance for the daily operation of the Facilities Maintenance Department
  • Oversee and perform repairs on plumbing and electrical systems and mechanical equipment at the Takiff Community Center, Weinberg Family Recreation Center, and Lakefront Beach facilities
  • Assist with the coordination of contractor work, repairs and renovations at all facilities
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance of equipment and facility machinery such as boilers, furnaces, compressors, blowers, fans, pumps, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
  • Report need of replacement, repair or renovation of equipment, machinery, and adjacent grounds at all facilities
  • Responsible for inventory and replenishment of building maintenance and custodial supplies
  • Assist with the daily oversight of custodial duties at each facility as needed. and complete custodial duties as directed when custodial staff is absent
  • Oversee the logistical support for special events at all facilities
Personnel Management
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships among all staff
  • Work closely with Facility Trades Specialist I on a routine basis
 
Project & Contractor Management
  • Assist with oversight of district wide maintenance contracts as assigned
  • In the absence of the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance provide staff direction
Records and Reports             
  • Keep necessary records as required and submit to Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance when requested
  • Use computer for inspection-related software if applicable
Safety and Risk Management
  • Read, understand, and enforce the Park District’s “General Safety Rules” and “Safety Policy Statement”
  • Actively support established safety program to control and reduce the frequency and severity of accidents
  • Review and summarize incidents and reports relating to health, safety and loss control policies and procedures
  • Must be comfortable working at heights/roofs and adjacent to deep water
  • Use provided safety equipment on all jobs as needed
  • Observe and report all unsafe practices and conditions that might result in an acciden
Public Relations
  • Meet with residents/facility users to address requests, concerns, and complaints regarding area of responsibility
Physical Requirements
  • Standing: to perform facility repairs, conduct routine maintenance inspections
  • Sitting: to fill out checklists, to make phone calls, to complete department correspondence
  • Manual dexterity: use hands and/or fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, and controls with a high degree of skill and accuracy
  • Reaching/Pulling/Pushing: to move maintenance car, table and chair racks, audio/visual equipment, cleaning supplies, dolly, mop and bucket, vacuum, broom,
  • Lifting: tables, chairs, tools, tool boxes/bags, equipment, cleaning supplies garbage, boxes, various apparatuses
  • Bending: to pick up tables, chairs, tools, tool boxes/bags, equipment, cleaning supplies garbage, boxes, various apparatuses, debris,
  • Driving: from facility to facility, complete snow removal, pick up or move facility equipment and supply needs
  • Walking: from room to room, facility to facility, to/from garage or adjacent grounds around each facility
  • Talking/Hearing: when communicating with staff, vendors, and the public
Physical Demands
The considerations described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee performing the essential functions of the Facility Trades Specialist II position successfully.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Work requires lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Psychological Demands
To be successful, an individual must be customer service-oriented and be able to deal with patrons with various needs.  Work has the potential to deal with angry customers.
 
Work Environment
Work takes place in both indoor and outdoor conditions.  While performing the duties of Facility Trades Specialist II, the individual may be exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Hours
Due to the very nature of Park District programming, evening, weekend, and some holiday hours are to be expected and it is likely that the work week may exceed 40 hours. Example of an 8-hour work day would be 7:00am to 3:30 pm with a half hour for lunch.
 
The Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance, Director of Parks and Planning and/or Executive Director may also ask the Facility Trades Specialist II to perform assignments not in this job description.  This job description is subject to periodic review and revision.
 
Closing Date for Applications: Friday March 22, 2024 at 5:00 PM
To be considered for the Facility Trades Specialist II position, interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications before the closing date. No phone calls or emails, please. 

Glencoe Park District is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 Glencoe Park District

 Contact

Matt Walker
847-835-3030
mwalker@glencoeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

May 03, 2024

 $48,000-$55,000

JOB SUMMARY:  The Recreation Supervisor reports directly to the Director of Recreation.  The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the development, management, and promotion of Phil’s Beach and swim lessons, Athletic Leagues and Classes and the Fitness Center.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for planning, budgeting, organizing, evaluating, and supervising programs, staffing and operations of Phil’s Beach to include but not limited to lifeguards, concessions/admissions workers, swim instructors, Athletics Leagues and classes, and the Fitness Center/Group Fitness classes. Supervisory responsibility for a number of part-time employees, volunteers, and third-party contractors.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, or related field. At least 2 years relevant experience preferred. Prior supervisory experience desirable.  CPR/AED Certification or ability to obtain certifications within the first 6 months. Valid Illinois Driver’s License.

SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full time exempt (salary) position. Hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm with evening and weekend hours as needed, mostly during summer months. 

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

• Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Dental Coverage • Prescription Coverage • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan (optional) • Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time • Professional Membership Dues • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

APPLY by sending your cover letter and resume to Cindy Babicz at cbabicz@waucondaparks.com.

If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately. The Wauconda Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Wauconda Park District

 Contact

Cindy Babicz
847-526-3610
cbabicz@waucondaparks.com

 Closing Date

May 06, 2024

 $18.00-21.00 DOQ

HOURS PER WEEK: Part Time/Seasonal, but may be scheduled for up to 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends.

The Village of Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Pool Manager. This part-time seasonal position is responsible for safety and supervision of staff, facility, and all individuals visiting the facility.  The position requires a high-level of customer service managing day to day operations, to provide a safe, family friendly facility.  This position will also be responsible lifeguarding and teaching group and individual swimming lessons and administering first aid services as needed. The season runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day; training begins mid-May.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:  High School Degree. Star Guard Lifeguard Training/Certification, as well as Starfish Swim Instructor Training/Certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED), or equivalent certifications is required (prior to start of pool season). Minimum 2 years of lifeguarding/aquatic experience is required.   Minimum 18 years of age.

Skills:  Strong swimming skills along with the ability to communicate instructions in a professional and enthusiastic manner. Must have strong interpersonal skills and work well with the public and other staff either in-person, over the telephone, or via email. Ability to establish a positive rapport by using tact and discretion with participants, parents, and staff.  Must display a high degree of emotional maturity while keeping difficult situations in proper perspective.  Supervisory experience is a plus.

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor training will be provided on specific dates and must be attended.  Successful completion of both the Lifeguard and Swim Instructor certification is mandatory for the position.

If interested, please visit www.algonquin.org/hr to fill out an application.

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 Village of Algonquin

 Contact

Stacey VanEnkevort
847-658-6252
staceyvanenkevort@algonquin.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $74,900.80 - $104,894.40 Annually

The City of Cedar Rapids is excited to announce an opportunity for a dedicated and visionary Park Superintendent to join our Parks and Recreation department. This candidate will oversee the planning, implementation, and maintenance of the park's green infrastructures. Lead the development and enhancement of park facilities. Coordinate routine maintenance activities. Develop and manage budgets and allocate resources effectively. Join us in shaping the future of our city park and creating memorable experience for generations to come!

At the City, we are committed to employing individuals who reflect our community’s diverse backgrounds and this position is crucial in the success and strategic direction of a growing and evolving community. We appreciate and leverage the vast experience individuals bring beyond the technical requirements of a job. If you are an individual with similar experience listed here please consider applying. Experience and skills combined with commitment to our core values is key to building a greater community now and for the next generation.

About our Community
Nestled in the heart of Iowa, Cedar Rapids is our vibrant and diverse community known for its rich history, culture, and natural beauty. Our city has a strong sense of community which can be seen at any of our numerous parks, recreational opportunities, and family-friendly events year round. You can also explore our thriving downtown district, filled with shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, or take a stroll along the Cedar River, which runs through the heart of the city. Cedar Rapids - Why you should live here! 
  
About this Opportunity  
Manages the city park green infrastructure and facility development, maintenance, operations, and activities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes and directs the park and facility maintenance, development and natural resources operations for Parks & Recreation
  • Supervises the work of assigned personnel, including assigning and reviewing work, providing guidance, and conducting performance evaluations
  • Develops and administers policies and procedures; shares feedback and works on continuous process and quality improvement on activities and recommends changes
  • Performs on-site inspections to parks assets
  • Plans and prepares analysis, including coordination of operating expenditures, capital budgeting, capital equipment, and capital improvements
  • Manages park related natural resource initiatives and implementation
  • Oversees and maintains the division’s safety activities; trains employees on safely operating equipment and safe tool techniques
  • Develops and manages agreements with other Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Linn County Conservation, and various agencies, non-profit and user groups
  • Collaborates with contractors and consultants to ensure a streamlined implementation of the project plan
  • Performs related work as required

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture, Forestry, Turfgrass, Landscape Architecture or Parks Planning and five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in landscape construction and maintenance, turfgrass and forestry management, sports field management, special event management, facility maintenance and aquatic management, project estimation, landscape design, project management, or landscape crew supervision;
OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience (i.e., one year of relevant experience may substitute for one year of education)
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population
 
Required Licenses or Certifications
  • None
    Desired Qualifications
  • National Recreation & Parks Association recognized certified Park and Recreation Professional
  • Supervisory experience with supervisory experience in a union environment highly preferred
    COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES
Knowledge of:

  • Occupation safety and health administration (OSHA) requirements.
  • Public parks administration, including planning, implementation and evaluation of programs
  • Principles, practices and methods of organizing and staffing parks activities
  • Methods, equipment and materials used in the construction, maintenance and operation of a wide variety of parks and recreational facilities
Skills in:

  • Managing projects and deadlines
  • Communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders using both technical and non-technical language
  • Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments
Ability to:

  • Organize, coordinate, and direct volunteer community groups
  • Work cooperatively and develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Inspect and evaluate maintenance and construction projects
  • Interpret construction plans and specifications


Work Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

To Apply- Please use the link below.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cedarrapids/jobs/4444392/parks-superintendent?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement
The City of Cedar Rapids is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All job applicants will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (40 or older), disability and genetic information (including family medical history).

Applicants with Disabilities
We respect and value people with disabilities and are committed to providing a workplace culture of disability inclusion. People with disabilities are supported during the hiring process and are encouraged to apply for employment with the City of Cedar Rapids. In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be provided to those in need of assistance with the application and interview process. To request an accommodation, contact the City's Human Resources department by phone at 319-286-5000 or by email at hr@cedar-rapids.org.

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 City of Cedar Rapids

 Contact

Troy Simmons
319-286-5127
t.simmons@cedar-rapids.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled