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Now accepting applications for: Summer Recreation Intern

Salary & Benefits include: $9.00/Hour – Approx. 40 Hours/Week Complimentary Fitness Center and Coral Cove Water Park Membership

Days & Hours: 12 week internship (between May-August). Primary hours are Monday-Friday between 9:00-5:00, with occasional nights and weekends.

Job Requirements: The Carol Stream Park District is seeking an energetic, motivated college student in the field of recreation to serve as our Summer Recreation Intern. Hands-on educational experiences will be woven through twelve weeks of full-time employment, with a well-rounded exposure to many aspects of park district management. Events and projects will be completed for a variety of recreation divisions. Students must be pursuing a degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or a related field. All necessary university requirements must be met to be eligible.

Qualifications: • Must be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation or a related field. • Minimum of two years of undergraduate coursework completed. • Strong communication and organizational skills. • Self-motivated with a mature, professional, and positive attitude. • Physical ability to lift up to 30 lbs. • Must complete a post offer background check that will be submitted to the Illinois State Police as well as a nationwide search. • Must complete a post-offer drug test. • Must have valid Illinois driver’s license and pass a driver’s abstract.

Interested applicants can submit an online application at the Work Here section of our website at www.csparks.org.

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 Carol Stream Park District

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Christine Quinn
christineq@csparks.org

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Open Until Filled

 $22.88 - $28.62 - $34.37

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SUMMARY The Stewardship Ecologist I is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of the volunteer stewardship, volunteer monitoring and native seed nursery operations. Responsible for the native seed program by growing/collecting native species, processing and storing seed, and the operation of the native seed nursery and greenhouse. Coordinates native seed collection, processing and dispersal to support department projects. Assists in volunteer program development, recruiting, development of training programs and materials, and mentors volunteers and support staff. Work schedule includes evening and weekend hours. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.

EXPERIENCE Completion of Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in environmental science, botany, resource management or related field. Two years’ experience in native plant progagation, greenhouse operations and operation of a seed nursery and experience in volunteer programs and recruitment and natural areas management and monitoring. Knowledge of flora and fauna of northeastern Illinois, with particular emphasis in invasive and native plant species. Ability to identify species of native plants for accurate seed collection. Knowledge of standard methods, materials, tools and equipment used in natural areas management and restoration. Some knowledge of standard plant and animal monitoring methods. Willingness to regularly work on weekends to facilitate volunteers. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to obtain an Illinois Public Applicator’s License within first 6 months of employment. Ability to obtain certificates in National Wildfire Coordinating Group wildland fire trainings I-100, S-130 & S-190.

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org. Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Monday, February 18, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

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 Lake County Forest Preserves

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Laurel Diver
8479683242
ldiver@lcfpd.org

 Closing Date

February 18, 2019

 $62,446 – 90,530

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The Milwaukee Public Schools Department of Recreation and Community Services is seeking a highly motivated individual with the passion to cultivate a comprehensive sports program for adults, seniors, and individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities. The Recreation Manager supervises a team of 4 full-time and more than 150 part time staff and provides oversight of 80 sports leagues involving 7,000 participants. The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in sports programming for individuals of varying abilities, solid leadership skills, and the creativity and expertise to grow participation levels and expand program offerings.

Responsibilities:
•Provides supervision, guidance and leadership to 4 full-time recreation staff. •Provides oversight of citywide adult sports, senior adult, and adaptive athletics programs, leagues and tournaments. •Evaluates programs for effectiveness, and assists in the development of new sports programs and events. •Oversees the allocation and use of outdoor athletic facilities; assists in the inspection of fields and grounds, and identifies maintenance issues. •Conducts regular site visits (evenings and weekends) to determine program effectiveness and to provide evaluation feedback and support to full-time staff. •Oversees the hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluation of athletic officials. •Implements business practices and policies including contract development, oversight of fees and charges, budget preparation and monitoring, inventory control and supply purchases. •Identifies alternative ways to secure funding to meet program needs. •Establishes partnerships with other MPS departments and schools, governmental units, agencies and community based organizations to provide sports programming. •Assist with Recreation Department activities as needed. •Serve on various committees as required and assigned. •Support the Milwaukee Public Schools and Recreation Department Strategic Plans. •Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in sports management, recreation, education or related field. Master’s degree preferred. •Certification in First Aid, CPR/AED, Athletic Administration, and Certified Parks and Recreation Professional desired or ability to obtain within first year of employment. •Minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible full-time experience in the management of sports programs for individuals of all ability levels. •Experience working in a large urban recreation agency preferred. •Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. •Strong oral and written communication skills. •Valid driver’s license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the State of Wisconsin. •Properly insured personal vehicle for job-related travel.

Please Apply at the following Link: https://candidate.milwaukee.k12.wi.us:4443/psc/gw/SELFSERVICE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1008&

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 Milwaukee Recreation

 Contact

Brian Litzsey
4144758941
litzsebx@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

 Closing Date

February 14, 2019

 $46,562-$67,517

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The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Department of Recreation and Community Services is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and energetic leader to develop multifaceted recreation programs for the Milwaukee Community. This position involves the development and supervision of community recreation programs for all ages, the implementation of teen programming for the district's Twilight Centers and the administration of a midnight sports league program.

The ideal candidate possesses a passion for working with teens, and the drive and creativity to develop a full complement of recreation enrichment activities for children, youth, adults and seniors.

Essential Functions/Core Competencies: •Develops and manages youth, teen, and adult recreation enrichment activities; special events; a midnight sports league; and a summer youth sports league. •Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates more than 100 part-time staff. •Regularly completes administrative paperwork associated with hiring and evaluating part-time employees, part time employee payroll, program attendance, and seasonal reports. •Works to incorporate new and innovative activities to keep program participation at optimal levels. •Conducts regular site visits (evenings and weekends) to determine program effectiveness and to provide evaluation feedback and support to part-time staff. •Evaluates effectiveness of program operations and updates program content to ensure it is relevant to participant needs and interests. •Prepares an annual budget and tracks expenditures ensuring budget limitations are followed. •Assists in preparing and coordinating promotional materials to generate interest and growth in participation. •Analyzes the recreational needs and resources of the community. •Arranges for the purchase of necessary equipment, supplies and materials. •Coordinates facility scheduling to ensure the appropriate amount of space is reserved for program activities.

Other Functions: •Establishes partnerships with other MPS departments, schools, governmental units, agencies, and community-based organizations to develop quality recreation programs throughout the district. •Assists with Recreation Department activities as needed. •Serves on various community or employee committees as required and assigned. •Supports the Milwaukee Public Schools and Recreation Department Strategic Plans. •Coordinates with custodial and maintenance staff to ensure Community and Twilight Centers are clean and in good repair. •Files proper paperwork to secure rooms and activity times at assigned Community Center(s). •Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited college or university in recreation management, sports management, education, social work, or related field. •Minimum of one (1) year of full-time professional work experience or equivalent in recreation program development and youth work for a diverse community. •Experience working in an urban environment preferred. •Valid driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the State of Wisconsin. •Properly insured personal vehicle for job-related travel.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE OF: Recreation philosophy, planning and administration of facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive recreation program, personnel management, including employee selection, supervision evaluation and training. Also, skill in basic computer programs, budget management, verbal and written communications.

ABILITY TO:
•Develop, coordinate and implement varied recreation programs, activities, special events, and sports leagues. •Accurately complete departmental paperwork associated with the many administrative functions of the position. •Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, school officials, media and the general public. •Facilitate meetings, including preparing agendas, writing minutes and preparing reports s needed. •Prepare and distribute publicity concerning new or ongoing recreation activities. •Obtain and maintain certifications in First Aid, CPR, and Certified Parks and Recreation Professional CPRP). •Work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, to meet program needs.

Please Apply at the following Link: https://candidate.milwaukee.k12.wi.us:4443/psc/gw/SELFSERVICE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1008&

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 Milwaukee Recreation

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Brian Litzsey
4144758941
litzsebx@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

 Closing Date

February 14, 2019

 $38,599 - $46,318

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Under general supervision, is responsible for coordinating recreation classes and activities for all age groups, interests, and abilities for assigned recreational area. Plans, develops, promotes, staffs, and evaluates events and programming in the recreation division.

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor's degree in Parks & Recreation Management, Sports Management, Business Administration, or other related field. A valid driver's license is required.

For priority consideration, please submit application by 2/1/19.

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