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 $55,367 to $62,288 depending on experience

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Job Description: The Bolingbrook Park District has a job opening for a Facility/Athletics Manager for our ACC-Annerino Community Center. This position reports to the Superintendent of Recreation and is responsible for coordinating, scheduling and planning for programs and activities within the ACC and for the planning, promotion, implementation and supervision of youth and adult athletic programs and activities. This position shares the responsibility to serve as a first aid and CPR/AED instructor to support staff.

Education, Experience & Training: Bachelor's degree in parks & recreation, facility management, business or related field. At least three years of responsible administration and/or supervisory experience in the field of parks and recreation. Strong programming management and special event experience in the field of parks & recreation. Be a certified trainer in first aid and CPR/AED or pass instructor certification within six months of hire. Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred. Valid driver's license and use of a car during work hours.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Thorough knowledge of program management and special event administration and the ability to effectively communicate operation of the facility and programming to others. Strong management, organization, and customer service skills and a working knowledge of marketing, labor laws, and safety. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of Programs required and working knowledge of Vermont Systems (VSI-Rectrac) preferred.

Responsibilities: Responsible for the Annerino Community Center, including the safety, maintenance and alarm codes. Position recruits, hires, trains, coaches and evaluates staff for facilities, athletics and assigned programs to create an environment for success and is responsible for staff bi-weekly payroll. Process facility, athletic and program rentals and be the liaison to community and sports groups. Maintain records and rankings and stay current on sports trends to create new events and programs. Purchase materials and analyze budgets for the community center and athletic programs and report monthly KPIs to management. Meet with managers and keep open communication with staff to evaluate and report facility needs and requests for capital projects. Work with marketing to promote facility and programs. Provide information for monthly Customer Care staff newsletter. Work as a team and provide a positive environment for staff and visitors.

Other: This position is full time salary exempt but position must carry park district provided phone 24/7 for on-call emergencies.

Please provide a cover letter and resume when applying for this position at: www.bolingbrookparks.org. Select About Us, Employment and then select 'Click Here to Apply'. From list on the right, select Recreation and view the job and the full job description will be located in the lower right hand corner. Last day to apply is February 26, 2019.

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 Bolingbrook Park District

 Contact

Kai Wahlgren
630-783-6532
kwahlgren@bolingbrookparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $47,529.94 (Step 1) - $63,663.65 (Step 6)

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ASSISTANT PARK MANAGER (2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

Posting Number: #19-041

Annual Salary: $47,529.94 (Step 1) - $63,663.65 (Step 6)

Application Deadline: 11:59 PM Sunday, March 3, 2019

Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Transcripts and Application

Apply at: https://selfservice.ingham.org/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

General Summary:    

Under the supervision of the Park Managers or Director, assists with the supervision of and performs the work necessary to operate and maintain the County Parks System. Acts as the Relief Manager in the absence of the Park Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to, supervision of seasonal employees, volunteers, recruitment and activities, nature and recreation programming, stewardship, special events, sponsorships/partnerships, community service workers, and inmate crews, overseeing and participating in visitor assistance, rule and regulation enforcement, landscaping and fertilization, building and equipment repair and upkeep, department-operated revenue fund activities, and other required duties. Functions as a working foreperson during the off season, performing tasks related to winter sports operations maintenance and construction operations. Serves as supervising winter sports manager for all tube/snow hill operations in the absence of the manager. May be required to report to the Director as assigned to perform administrative tasks

Essential Functions:  
  1. In the absence of the Park Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the park(s) as assigned.

  2. Assists with the supervision of seasonal, volunteers, community service workers, inmate crews, and occasionally full-time employees engaged in park maintenance and operational activities. Assists with scheduling of work, provides training and supervision for seasonal and full-time employees, as warranted.

  3. Performs and assists with the assignment and supervision of maintenance and repair activities such as mowing, trimming, clearing of trees and brush, sign repair, aeration, fertilization, etc.

  4. Performs and assists with the assignment and supervision of maintenance and repair work on park buildings, structures, and equipment including roofing, painting, plumbing repairs, carpentry and other areas of general maintenance.

  5. Assists park police in the enforcement of rules and regulations during the summer months. Takes lead in the enforcement and initial contact of enforcement of all park rules and regulations during the non-summer months.

  6. Takes lead or assists with volunteer recruitment and activities, nature and recreation programming, stewardship, special events, and sponsorships/partnerships.

  7. Assists with monitoring reservations. Oversees snack bar, rentals, and other revenue activities.

  8. Assists with accounting for all monies collected and maintains other records such as equipment and material inventory, employee attendance, car counts, etc.

  9. Functions as a Crew Leader during the off season, performing tasks related to winter sports and other maintenance and construction activities. In the absence of the Park Ranger responsible for all types of skilled trades and duties typically performed by the Park Ranger position that talents and skills allow for.

  10. Assists in the operation and supervises all snow making equipment; snow making is a 24/7 operation starting Mid-November to March, and facilities and staffing to provide and maintain snow and all facilities operations (magic carpet, tubes, etc.) of the tube/snow hill throughout the annual season

  11. May be required to assist the Park Director with administrative duties.

    Other Functions:  Performs other duties as assigned.  Must adhere to departmental standards in regard to HIPAA and other privacy issues.  During a public health emergency, the employee may be required to perform duties similar to, but not limited, to those in his/her job description.

    (An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the above tasks. These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

    Employment Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in any field. A degree in Parks and Recreation Administration preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of three years of experience in parks operations, services or a related field is required. Prior experience operating and maintaining a splash pad preferred.

    Other Requirements:
     Ability to obtain a State License as a Pesticide Applicator is required within six months of hire date.  Ability to obtain Professional Food Manager Certification within six months of hire date.  Ability to obtain a National Playground Safety Inspector Certification within six months of hire date.  Ability to be trained to operated and maintain a splash pad within six months of hire date.  Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Motor Vehicle Operator’s License

    (The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria)

    Working Conditions:

  12. This position works in both an indoor and outdoor environment. While indoors, there is no planned exposure to notable lights, noises, odors, temperatures or weather conditions. While outdoors, exposure to lights, noises, odors, temperatures or weather conditions cannot be controlled and may be extreme.

  13. This position operates a variety of vehicles including cars, trucks, tractors, forklifts, cranes, hoists, bucket trucks, etc.

  14. This position operates non-powered hand tools such as utility knives, hammers, pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, chisels, saws, etc.

  15. This position operates power hand tools such as drills, sanders, grinders, staple guns, chainsaws, air compressors, mowers, etc.

  16. This position is exposed to variety of hazards such as traffic, moving vehicles, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, slippery surfaces, chemicals, cleaning solutions, oils, hazardous materials, etc.

  17. This position is exposed to air quality conditions such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, etc.

  18. This position is exposed to noise levels which require shouting in order to be heard.

  19. This position is exposed to vibrations and oscillating movements.

  20. This position is required to travel for meetings and appointments.

  21. This position is provided, and required to use, Personal Protection Equipment to minimize the risks associated with the working conditions listed above.

    Physical Requirements:  This position requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, traverse, climb, balance, twist, bend, stoop/crouch, squat, kneel, crawl, lift, carry, push, pull, reach, grasp, handle, pinch, type, endure repetitive movements of the wrists, hands or fingers.
     This position’s physical requirements require regular stamina in sitting, climbing, balancing, stooping/crouching, squatting, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling, reaching, grasping, handling, pinching and typing  This position’s physical requirements require continuous stamina in standing, walking, traversing, twisting, bending, lifting, carrying, and enduring repetitive movements of the wrists, hands or fingers  This position performs heavy work requiring the ability to exert more than 80 pounds of force in the physical requirements above.  This position primarily requires medium visual acuity to perform tasks at arm’s reach such as operating machinery, operating vehicles or heavy equipment, performing cleaning tasks, etc.
     This position requires the ability to communicate and respond to inquiries both in person and over the phone.  This position requires the ability to operate a PC/laptop and to enter & retrieve information from a computer.  This position requires the ability to handle varying and often high levels of stress.

    (This job requires the ability to perform the essential functions contained in this description. These include, but are not limited to, the requirements listed above. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants unable to fulfill one or more of these requirements.)

    May 2018 Updated January 2019 ICEA Parks Pay Scale: Assistant Park Manager

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 Ingham County

 Contact

Kelly Burkholder
517-887-4367
kburkholder@ingham.org

 Closing Date

March 3, 2019

 $35,000-42,000 DOQ

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Status: Full-Time Exempt
Location: West Chicago Park District ARC Center
Start Date: Resumes and applications accepted immediately
Salary: $35,000-$42,000 DOQ
Contact: Louisa Walsh, Human Resources and Payroll Manager: lwalsh@we-goparks.org

General Description:
The Recreation Coordinator, under the direction of Superintendent of Recreation, is responsible for planning, managing and supervising the Before School and After School programs, Day Camp, Dance, Theater, children’s’ entertainment at the Shell Venue, assist with special events and other assigned duties as required. This includes but not limited to member services, marketing, customer service, programming, brochure preparations, cash handling, budgeting, expenditures, record keeping and assorted reports.

Qualifications:
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of 1 to 3 years in a similar role with recreational programming and supervisory experience is required. Experience in programming, budgeting, marketing and use of Rec Trac recreation software is preferred.
Must have valid Illinois Driver’s License and current CPR certification or obtainable within one year.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also expected.

Essential Job Functions Include:
1. Gain knowledge and understanding of Park District policies and procedures and see that they are adhered to at all times; observe and follow all safety regulations.
2. Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating and supervising the following areas but not limited to: Before and After School programs, Day Camps, Dance, Theater, Children’s entertainment at the Shell Venue, and assist with special events and other areas as assigned.
3. Develops new general interest programs and special events for Youth age groups.
4. Responsible for developing, planning, overseeing and evaluating programs.
5. Overseas the budget for areas of responsibility, making necessary revenue and expenditure adjustments to operations and marketing throughout the year and preparing necessary reports.
6. Oversee the acquisition of all related resources needed for the programs and areas of responsibility.
7. Monitor staff performance and time entry, approve bi-weekly timesheets, take appropriate disciplinary action when needed, and complete staff evaluations for part time employees annually.
8. Work positively with local government agencies to maximize potential utilization of local schools and ensure continued growth in intergovernmental relationships.

To apply:
Please send your resume and fillable application to Louisa Walsh, lwalsh@we-goparks.org.
Go to www.we-goparks.org, select Welcome, Employment to access and complete the fillable application.
Interviewing will begin immediately, so apply as soon as possible.

The West Chicago Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

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 West Chicago Park District

 Contact

Louisa Walsh
lwalsh@we-goparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $14/hr

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Exhibits Intern (May - July 2019)

Department: First Division Museum Reports to: Exhibits and Collections Processing Technician Location: Wheaton, IL
Compensation: $14/hr.

About the First Division Museum

The First Division Museum is a world class museum dedicated to American military history and specifically the history of the Big Red One, the famed 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. Located on the grounds of Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois, our 38,000 square-foot facility includes 10,000 square feet of interactive and experiential exhibits. The museum has a wide variety of exhibits including life-size dioramas, Virtual Reality, and tanks found in the outdoor military park. The McCormick Research Center, located in the First Division Museum, is home to thousands of books, donated papers, photographs, and oral histories that tell the story of the 1ID.

Opportunity: Exhibits Intern

The First Division Museum offers a structured, formal internship program that provides exposure to specific departmental activities and museum-wide initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in museum exhibitions including artifact handling and care, display research and labeling, pop-up exhibit projects, and multi-media gallery updates. We do our best to offer an experience that matches the interests of our interns with the priorities of our team at the museum. Each intern is given a thorough orientation, syllabus, is well supervised, and evaluations are completed by both the student and the supervisor at completion, ensuring a strong learning experience. Our past interns have a strong track record of moving on to successful careers. Ideal candidates have a strong interest in preservation, collections and exhibits, museum studies and operations more broadly, and/or military history. This is a part-time position (approx. 20 hours/week) for three months from May through July 2019 that reports to the Exhibits and Collections Processing Technician.

Responsibilities

• Artifact Rotations: Assist with rotating artifacts in the permanent exhibitions. This includes selecting appropriate replacement artifacts, conducting object research, writing label text, locating photos, and working with the collections team on potential graphic and artifact layouts and mounts. • Graphic Updates: Assist with updating artifact labels and exhibition interpretation graphics. This includes conducting research, writing text, locating photos, and working with the collections team on graphic design and layout. • Anniversary Pop-up Exhibitions/Temporary Displays: Assist with the development and installation of two anniversary displays. There are two important 75th Anniversaries in 2019: D-Day on June 6th, 1944 and the Battle of the Bulge on December 16th, 1944. To commemorate these important events we are planning special pop-up exhibitions and temporary displays. This includes conducting research, writing text, locating photos, working with the collections team on graphic design and layout, and final install. • Exhibition Evaluation: Assist with follow up evaluations and surveys to the museum’s 2018 AASLH Visitor’s Count survey. This includes surveying visitors, conducting visitor observations and dwell studies, and tabulating and analyzing evaluation results. • Duty First Exhibition Updates: Assist with Duty First gallery updates. The Duty First gallery tracks the 1st Infantry Division’s history from post-Vietnam to yesterday. The use of technology and multi-media allow the gallery to be updated quickly and easily. This includes editing content and uploading text and photos to the various exhibit displays. • Gallery Maintenance: Assist with maintaining the gallery and ensuring the displays and equipment are in good, working order.

Qualifications

• Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program (graduate students preferred) • Some experience in and knowledge of exhibition development, design, or fabrication • Some experience in and knowledge of museum collections (management, care, and artifact handling) • Comfort with subject matter that can be challenging and at times disturbing as it deals with war and its consequences • Efficient and effective multi-tasking and time management skills • Detail-oriented, inquisitive, and thoughtful • Team player, with the ability to work independently when needed • Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission • Outstanding interpersonal skills and experience building relationships with multiple stakeholders by listening to new ideas, encouraging dialogue, and inspiring people to work towards common goals • Excellent writing and presentation skills, particularly in communication with diverse constituencies in a variety of settings • Basic computer skills including use of Microsoft Office Suite • 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: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a78859f681adfcf0168290a878950b4&gns=Illinois%20Parks%20%26%20Recreation%20Association%20%28IPRA%29

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

 Contact

Whitney Wade
mfresumes@mccormickfoundation.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $14/hr

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Education & Programs Intern (May - July 2019)

Department: First Division Museum Reports to: Museum Educator Location: Wheaton, IL
Compensation: $14/hr.

About the First Division Museum

The First Division Museum is a world class museum dedicated to American military history and specifically the history of the Big Red One, the famed 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. Located on the grounds of Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois, our 38,000 square-foot facility includes 10,000 square feet of interactive and experiential exhibits. The museum has a wide variety of exhibits including life-size dioramas, Virtual Reality, and tanks found in the outdoor military park. The McCormick Research Center, located in the First Division Museum, is home to thousands of books, donated papers, photographs, and oral histories that tell the story of the 1ID.

Opportunity: Education & Programs Intern

The First Division Museum offers a structured, formal internship program that provides exposure to specific departmental activities and museum-wide initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in multiple facets of a museum including research and oral history projects, giving tours, and helping to run special events and public education programs like Camp Cantigny, Girls Make History, and the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. We do our best to offer an experience that matches the interests of our interns with the priorities of our team at the museum. Each intern is given a thorough orientation, syllabus, is well supervised, and evaluations are completed by both the student and the supervisor at completion, ensuring a strong learning experience. Our past interns have a strong track record of moving on to successful careers. Ideal candidates have a strong interest in education, museum studies and operations, and/or military history. This is a part-time position (approx. 20 hours/week) for three months from May through July 2019 that reports to the Museum Educator.

Responsibilities

• Illinois Veterans of Big Red One – McCormick Research Center Data Gathering: Pull items from the McCormick Research Center to create research packages for students/teachers about Big Red One veterans from Illinois. These packages can include primary and secondary sources, photos, letters, battle orders, anything pertaining to where the soldier was stationed or the job they did. • Visitor Research: Help administer, interpret, and present continuing visitor research. This will include dwell time and visitor behavior check-ins based on AASLH survey. This will also include administering paper surveys on artifacts based on AASLH survey. • WWII Oral History Project: Help develop content for an evening program. Review three WWII oral histories and mark down time markers on interesting stories to be passed on for the editing process. Use the research center to write a brief introduction for each soldier featured with basic content (name, rank, interesting facts, etc.) Ideally the intern would also come to the program and help with the set up and welcoming guests. • Summer School Tours and Education Programs: Give tours to school groups and others in the summer and help run summer programs • Summer Major and Special Events: Assist with at least one major event to learn what it takes to plan and run a multi-department special event like D-Day 75th Anniversary or McCormick’s Birthday Celebration • History Trunk Maintenance: Maintain and repair items in the History Trunk • In-gallery Facilitation: Practice in-gallery facilitation with raid and other gallery programs

Qualifications

• Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program with at least two years of college-level academic experience and coursework in education, history, anthropology, or other related field • Passion for learning and sharing knowledge of military history, and comfort with subject matter that can be challenging and at times disturbing as it deals with war and its consequences • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to effectively present content in both one-on-one and group situations in an engaging, compelling, energetic manner • Desire and ability to educate and interact with children and other visitors in large groups and for long periods of time • Able to lift 30 pounds using proper safety precautions • Efficient and effective multi-tasking and time management skills • Detail-oriented, inquisitive, and thoughtful • Team player, with the ability to work independently when needed • Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission • Excellent writing and presentation skills, particularly in communication with diverse constituencies in a variety of settings • Basic computer skills including use of Microsoft Office Suite • 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: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a78859f681adfcf01682907f5b54edf&gns=Illinois%20Parks%20%26%20Recreation%20Association%20%28IPRA%29

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

 Contact

Whitney Wade
mfresumes@mccormickfoundation.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled