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 $54,000 - $67,000 DOE

Job Summary

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and organizing programs as assigned. Recreation supervisors are assigned "program areas" to manage.  This position includes overseeing performing arts programs, camps, non-musicals, and children’s theater productions.  The position also acts as the “Uniquely Us” Committee Lead which implements three special events throughout the year.  Other responsibilities include supervising programs such as Advanced Theater Company, Improv Troupe, and Broadway Buddies. This is a full-time, exempt position with a normal workweek of 40 hours.

Highlight of Essential Functions:

1. Plans and prepares appropriate program budgets and develops goals and objectives for program areas.
2. Plans and coordinates seasonal programs that include preparing accurate brochure information related to program areas.
3. Works with Marketing Department to implement strategies to increase audience engagement, attendance, and overall visibility of performing arts programs.
4. Regularly visit programs to evaluate instructors and program content.
5. May work as instructor for programs if needed.
6. Collaborate with artistic directors, choreographers, musicians, and other creative professionals to produce an engaging repertoire of performances.
7. Collaborate with production teams to ensure the seamless execution of performances, including sound, lighting, and stage management.
8. Oversee rehearsal schedules, technical rehearsals, and performance timelines to ensure smooth execution.
9. Develop and maintain partnerships with local artists, schools, and community organizations to exhibit art at the Hyman and Miriam Reiner Galleries.
10. Stay informed about industry regulations, copyright laws, and any other legal requirements related to theater operations.


• B.A. or B.S. degree in Park and Recreation Management or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Minimum three years of full-time experience in supervision of recreation programs or significant combination of full time and part time experience in related field.
• Professional Certification (CPRP) through the National Recreation and Park Association is preferred.
• Prior supervisory experience and a proven track record of effective leadership skills required.

Starting Salary Range:

$54,000 - $67,000 D.O.E.

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 Buffalo Grove Park District


Scott Spitz

 Closing Date

December 10, 2023

  $22.83 - $26.76 DOQ

For more information and to apply please visit our website at:

Hiring Range: $22.83 - $26.76 DOQ
Hours : Full Time Non-Exempt

Performs skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled aquatic maintenance work and other tasks for Park District parks and facilities.

  • Under supervision of the Aquatic Maintenance Crew Leader, performs daily, weekly and monthly routine pool maintenance. 
  • Performs facility maintenance work as necessary.  Makes routine inspections and preventative maintenance repairs throughout Park District aquatic facilities, including Rainbow Falls Waterpark, Pavilion Aquatics Center, Fountain Square Park, Pavilion Lobby Fountain and Pirates Cove Pebble Pond. 
  • Performs regular inspections of swimming pool mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, filters, chemical feed systems, pool boilers, booster pumps, water slides, interactive water features and water spray pads, etc.
  • Assists with maintaining Health Department inspection reports with local and state agencies. 
  • Assists with maintaining all necessary paperwork on daily operations.
  • Assists with monitoring pool chemical, pool parts, tools and supply inventory.
  • Enforces safety rules at aquatic facilities.
  • 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.
  • Represents the Park District with other agencies and organizations as necessary.
  • Assists other sections and divisions as necessary.
  • Assists in evaluations of facilities, buildings and equipment.
  • Participates in job trainings and staff meetings.
  • Ability to respond quickly to emergency situations.
  • Ability to initiate, coordinate and oversee contracted repairs.
  • Displays an ability to troubleshoot park and facility repairs and construction.
  • Solicits internal and external customer feedback to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Performs other duties as necessary including but not limited to daily vehicle and equipment inspection and cleaning, office furniture moving, snow removal, ice making, paving repairs and installation, program and special event support and other tasks as assigned. 
  • General knowledge of operation and maintenance of swimming pool mechanical systems, including but not limited to, filtering, chemical injection, pumping, cleaning, electrical, and plumbing systems; Motors, pumps, filters, chemical feeders, and related mechanical pool equipment; 
  • General knowledge of building trade skills, including but not limited to, methods, materials, tools, and standard practices regarding carpentry, painting, drywall, electrical, plumbing, tiling, concrete and plastering tasks related to installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and systems.
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, tools and equipment used in trades including operation of specialty tools and gauges required for monitoring and testing systems, including chemical test kits.
  • Knowledge of Federal (EPA) regulations on handling of hazardous chemicals; Federal (OSHA) regulations and city policies regarding safe work practices.
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to possess a valid State of Illinois driver’s license.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions.
  • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of high school.  

Certification in either Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or ability to obtain certification within the first six months of employment.  

Certification in First Aid and CPR or the ability to obtain certification within the first six months of employment.  

Three years’ experience in aquatic maintenance and one year experience in a minimum of two listed below preferred:  

  • Electrical repair/maintenance and HVAC 
  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • Water chemistry maintenance 
  • Mechanical
  • Ceramic tile

 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


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $60,000 - $70,000 DOE

Scope of Work:
The position of Golf Facilities Manager at 390 Golf Experience entails a wide range of administrative, supervisory, and professional responsibilities in the efficient operation and management of the 390 Golf Experience facility. As the Golf Facilities Manager, you will play a crucial role in various key areas. Including the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of our dedicated team of Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal staff.  You will develop, implement and evaluate golf and recreational programs and services.  You will work closely with the Marketing Team.  In addition, you will actively contribute to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance customer satisfaction, ensuring that our patrons' needs are met to the highest standards. You will also be the point of contact for addressing customer inquiries and concerns, and resolving any issues promptly and effectively. You will guide and collaborate with our partners (food & beverage, and golf instruction). You will need to cover for shift leader/supervisor when necessary.

Work Location:
390 Golf Experience, 1051 N. Prospect Ave., Bldg. B and other Park District facilities and program and event locations as required.
390 Golf Experience Hours of Operation:
Monday – Wednesday –       11:00am – 9:00pm
Thursday –                             11:00am – 10:00pm
Friday –                                  11:00am – 11:00pm
Saturday –                              10:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday -                                 10:00am – 9:00pm

Contact with others:
This position involves everyday internal and external contacts, with the expectation of role modeling cooperative and effective working relationships. This position will deal with customers requiring more time and resources and must be able to effectively listen, react and follow-up on inquiries and complaints. This position will serve as back-up to the Director of Golf Operations.

Received - Work is under the general direction of the Director of Golf Operations
Exercised - This position is responsible for overseeing Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal employees. The position will work with our contractual partners in our Food & Beverage area as well as our golf instruction area.

Essential Job Functions:
·         Provide comprehensive operational oversight and support of the day-to-day management of the facility. This includes coordinating and supervising staff activities, ensuring adherence to established procedures, and maintaining a safe and organized environment.
·         Staff Management: Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising a team of full-time, part-time and seasonal staff. Foster a positive work environment by providing guidance, feedback, and professional development opportunities. Conduct performance evaluations and address any performance issues promptly and appropriately.
·         Customer Service: Enhance customer satisfaction by actively engaging with patrons, addressing inquiries, concerns, and feedback in a timely and professional manner. Strive to exceed customer expectations by maintaining a welcoming atmosphere and delivering exceptional service.
·         Conducts market and trend research and presents innovative recommendations for facility management and programming
·         Shift Leader/Supervisor: Assume the responsibilities of the Shift Leader/Supervisor as required, ensuring smooth operations and resolving any emergent issues. Act as a point of contact for staff, customers, and external vendors, and make informed decisions to maintain the overall functioning of the facility.
·         Administrative Tasks: Perform a variety of administrative duties, such as scheduling, inventory management, and record-keeping. Assist the Director of Golf in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to improve operational efficiency and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
·         Events and Promotions: Collaborate with the marketing team, and Event Sales Coordinator, to plan and execute events, Leagues, memberships, promote programs, services special events and promotional activities. Coordinate logistics, manage registrations, and provide on-site support to ensure successful and memorable experiences for participants and attendees.  Works with Marketing team on Brochure content.
·         Equipment Maintenance: Oversee troubleshooting of golf equipment, ball picker and blower system. Communicate any issues to the Director of Golf, the Assistant Facility Manager and the Maintenance Supervisor. 
·         Financial Management: Assist the Director of Golf with coordinating detailed budgets, monitoring expenses, and revenue generation to meet financial objectives. Identify opportunities for cost-saving measures and revenue growth while maintaining quality standards.  Oversee and exercise the use of budget and purchasing controls throughout the department and managing the bidding process for large cost items.
·         Reviews and approves payroll and accounts payable within area of responsibility
·         Communicates to supervisor any problems, deviations, or daily activities which may have an impact on the overall operation of the facilities
·         Professional Development: Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and regulations related to golf facility management and Toptracer. Seek opportunities for professional growth and participate in relevant training programs or workshops.
·         Creates, implements, supervises and evaluates golf and recreational programs, tournaments and events in response to the diverse needs of the community
·         Assists with golf league management and golf membership programs
·         Collaboration: Foster effective communication and collaboration with other departments within 390 Golf Experience, such as our partners for food & beverage and golf instruction. Work closely with the management team to align goals, share insights, and contribute to the overall success of the facility.
·         Serves a key role in the Safety program at 390 Golf Experience. Monitoring adherence to Safety Rules by guests and staff, addressing and correcting safety issues or hazards, completing and forwarding Incident/Accident Reports, and taking corrective actions to remedy safety/loss control concerns.
·         Adheres to the Park District's safety and loss prevention policies and procedures. Follows and encourages safe work practices and participates in risk management activities and trainings

Additional Job Functions:
·         Serves as resource and liaison to other Golf and Park District employees, departments, and governmental units
·         Acts as a liaison to community groups and organizations
·         Attends external community meetings and functions in support of the district.
·         Assists in facilitating special events, and other activities 
·         Attends staff and Board meetings and serves on committees or task forces as assigned
·         Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements of Work:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or a minimum of five years of related experience in private or public-sector recreation facility management. Strong computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent oral and written skills, strong organizational and project management skills are essential. Ability to assemble, analyze and report on data.  CPRP preferred but not required.
Will be required to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.

Knowledge of:
·         Facilities and customer service
·         Facility management and staffing
·         Maintenance of facilities
·         Capital Project Management

Ability to:
·         Complete tasks and attain goals with minimal supervision
·         Establish and maintain effective relationships with elected officials, public, contractual partners, and staff

Skills in:

·         Proficiency in Uschedule, Whentowork, TRMS & Docusign – a plus but not required

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

·         Editing and proofreading skills

·         Organizational skills and attention to detail

·         Creative, strategic and analytical skills

·         Interpersonal and presentation skills
·         Customer service and team-oriented

Necessary Special Requirements:
·         CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
·         Possession of a valid driver's license

Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·         Work is performed mostly in an office setting; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office  equipment

·         The employee must occasionally lift, carry and/or move items weighing up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus

·         External work is required to supervise and work events, trips and activities, and to support programs within other areas of responsibility

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms

·         The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.

Environmental considerations:
May be exposed to elements when driving to meetings or when assisting workers with outdoor functions. Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

This is a Full-Time benefit eligible position.  Our benefit package includes, medial, dental, vision, life insurance, IMRF, vacation, sick and personal pay as well as recreational benefits.

We are accepting resumes through December 8.  Please submit cover letter and resume with salary expectations to:
Sandy Hlousek
Human Resources Manager

Or apply online through Paycom at:

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 Wood Dale Park District


Sandy Hlousek

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000 - $50,000 DOQ

Recreation Supervisor Job Posting
Hours: Full Time, Exempt, as needed based on program needs
Employee Grade:  1

Position open until filled

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for Adult Programming, Red Cross (non-aquatics) Programming, Special Events, assisting in the coordination, development, management and direction of Kids Enrichment Experience Program (K.E.E.P. Before & After School Program and summer camp), Teen Programs (including Teen Camp), Middle School Ski Club (applicant does not need to ski!) and birthday parties.  Must possess the unique ability to work in a challenging and changing environment while maintaining poise, positive interaction with staff and community, and convey a loyal and accommodating attitude towards the district, Board of Commissioners and administration. Must demonstrate organizational ability, supervisory skills and creativity. The Recreation Supervisor functions with a latitude of administration and professional discretion under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation and exercises immediate supervision over part-time and seasonal employees and volunteers in assigned programs. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Educational and Experience Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in recreation/business management, early childhood education or related field from an accredited university preferred. • 5 years of applicable experience, or any equivalent combination of education experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience • Must have experience with planning and preparing program budgets • Experience in RecTrac, WebTrac, PayCom, Word, Excel preferred • Must possess a valid Class “D” IL Driver’s License • Must be CPR, First Aid and AED certified within 6 months of employment

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:
• Coordinates programs with other Recreation Supervisors and Facilities Supervisors
• Develops new programs district wide
• Oversees the daily needs for each program and is responsible for revenues and expenditures within own program area
• Submits materials for programs, classes and camps for brochure production
• Evaluates programming staff 3 months, 6 months and/or annually
• Must be available to substitute for instructors/staff when necessary
• This individual will be responsible for assisting in all operations of the before and after school care program (Kids Enrichment Experience Program – K.E.E.P.), all day Summer Day Camp
• Supervising the day-to-day operations of six K.E.E.P. sites
• Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for performing routine clerical work (activity planning, scheduling, billing, etc), and providing customer assistance in a polite & professional manner
• They will check on sites regularly, train and evaluate staff, order supplies and follow a program budget
• The position functions as a liaison between the K.E.E.P. staff and District 220 staff
• This position coordinates with the Middle School PTO’s for Middle School Ski Club
• Shall handle employee disciplinary actions, staff evaluations, hiring new staff, curriculum development, and budgeting procedures
• Is on call and will substitute when necessary
• Shall attend staff meetings, seminars, outside trainings and networking opportunities when requested to do so by a supervisor
• Position will communicate professionally and clearly with Patrons, Community, School District and Staff.
• Position will assist in the marketing of programs.
• Will create, develop and improve curriculum
• Is responsible for organization, promotion, and implementation of a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music, nature study, special events, and social activities

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements and efforts of working conditions associated with this job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances changes; e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.

Position includes:  Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
                              Paid vacation, sick and holiday time.

Please submit resume and a minimum of 3 professional references to
Jodi Krause, Superintendent of Recreation
Preferably via email at: or 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010

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 Barrington Park District


Jodi Krause

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $21.88 per hour

See yourself working in the great outdoors in a park setting! Spend your time in wide-open spaces as an Assistant Park Ranger working as part of a team in assisting the Park Ranger in daily general site and landscape maintenance activities. Help oversee the public’s use of sites as well as provide support for special events when needed.
What are we looking for? Preferably, someone who can demonstrate teamwork and communications skills with at least a year of previous work related experience in landscape or park maintenance. High school diploma or GED required as a minimum, but degree preferred, or equivalent combination of experience and education.  This individual should have working knowledge in safely operating maintenance equipment (i.e. mower, weed whipper, trimmer, etc.) and be able to obtain a chainsaw certification within one year of employment. 
For your safety and those around you, we require applicants to have a current, valid driver’s license and complete a pre-employment drug screening due to driving being essential to the job as well as be able to regularly lift up to 50lbs. 
CLOSING DATE:  12/01/2023 
BENEFITS: As a full-time position, this position is provided with generous benefits including, but not limited to, insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), holiday pay, paid time off, and IMRF pension.  

APPLICATION:  Applicant can locate a full job description and an online application at
QUESTIONS: For more information, contact HR at 815-451-8244. 

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 McHenry County Conservation District


Jenny Heider

 Closing Date

December 01, 2023