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 $46,000-$52,000 annually

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The Roselle Park District offers a friendly, small-town feel which is great for families

  • Do you like a job that has variety?
  • Are you good with people - kids and adults?
  • Do you have a passion about fitness and aquatics?
The Roselle Park District needs you!

FT position, $46-$52k/year plus benefits

The Recreation Supervisor will manage the operations of the Fitness Center and is also responsible for managing the operations and programs of the Aquatic Facility, which includes overseeing the Roselle Racers Swim Team.

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Park and Recreation or a related field.
  • Five years of full-time experience supervising staff or equivalent combination of school and work experience.
  • Should be versed in the following curriculum:  StarGuard Lifeguard, the Starfish Swim School, AFO/CPO certfication preferred.
  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of recreation and aquatic program development and administration.
  • Recent fitness and recreation industry trends and current literature.
  • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.
  • Knowledge of budget and fiscal accountability.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of employee supervision, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and interpret community needs, demographics, economic structure, and interests to develop programs to meet these needs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standards exist.
  • CPR/First Aid certification, preferred.
  • Valid IL driver’s license required.
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations regarding participants and staff.
  • Ability to exhibit a positive approach in public contact and a calm nature in problem solving situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Will be required to work unusual hours, weekends, holidays and serve in an on-call status.
  • Principles and practices of recreation program development, facility management, brochure preparation, budget preparation and management.
  • Principles and practices of recreation risk management and loss prevention.
  • Computer operation, including Microsoft Office software.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulation.
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks.
  • Evaluate staffing needs (including recruitment, hiring, orientate, training and supervision) and adjust within the department to ensure programs operate efficiently and create an environment for success.
  • Create, institute and train staff on specific fitness related emergency response plans.
  • Order, purchase, and coordinate fitness equipment.
  • Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and monitor the annual budget for all applicable areas of responsibility.
  • Supervise the expenditure of funds and income for assigned programs and operate within the established budget.
  • Maintains manuals and training documents.
  • Ensures attendance records, program reports and other required administrative procedures are completed.
  • Directs and oversees bi-weekly payroll of all Fitness and Aquatic employees.
  • Prepare accurate and appropriate program and facility information for seasonal brochures and other public information.
  • Assist in marketing and promotions of Fitness and Aquatic programming.
  • Handle customer service inquiries and related problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Recreation or the Director.
  • Prepare annual job performance evaluations for all assigned part-time staff.
  • Supervises daily pool operations, aquatic programs, and recreational swims.
  • Oversees Roselle Racers Swim Team.
  • Will hire, supervise, schedule, and evaluate overall pool staff which consists of approximately 50 employees (pool managers, lifeguards, concession, and admissions).
  • Will assist with ensuring the aquatic facility, equipment and mechanical systems are safe and working properly through preventative maintenance and monitoring of the pool environment to meet all required local health codes.
  • Will assist with ensuring the aquatic facility are always clean, orderly, and safe in compliance with public health standards and meets members and guests’ expectations. 
  • Oversees pool chemistry readings and ensures staff takes the appropriate measures to keep the pool water balanced.
  • Monitors member and guest activity within the aquatic environment to always ensure a safe aquatic environment.
  • Train and certify seasonal lifeguards in CPR, first aid, and water rescue skills.  Assures that the highest quality of lifeguard services is provided at the Kemmerling Pool facility.
  • Act on employee problems in a timely and effective manner.
  • Maintain accurate financial, personnel and program participation records.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the parks and recreation industry.
  • Attend training sessions as identified by the Superintendent of Recreation.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Roselle Park District provides 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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 Roselle Park District


Christy Bathje

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $22.00 - $25.00/hr.

The Glen Ellyn Park District is accepting applications for the position of FT Park Specialist II. The Glen Ellyn Park District is a local governmental agency serving residents of the Village of Glen Ellyn and portions of neighboring communities. It provides a wide range of recreational services, athletics, and leisure activities to its citizens, with opportunities for all ages and abilities. The Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community’s use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events. The Park District operates one outdoor aquatic facility, two recreation centers, three athletic field complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, Holes and Knolls Miniature Golf Course, Maryknoll Splash Pad, and the Lake Ellyn Boathouse.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our mission is to “foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities, and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.” We welcome you to apply to become a part of our great TEAM!

Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Park Operations, the Park Specialist II will be responsible for performing a variety of maintenance and landscaping tasks to provide safe and attractive parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields throughout the Park District. Looking for someone to take ownership and who wants to grow and expand their knowledge base, particularly in athletic field maintenance. Duties include but are not limited to maintaining our parks and facilities by mowing, trimming, edging, weeding, watering, planting, mulching, trash picking/collection; athletic field prep and set-up; special event set-up/take-down; minor repairs to park elements, playground equipment, etc. and other duties as assigned. Winter work may include snow removal and facility projects such as painting, small repairs, etc. Additionally, this position may assist with other park and turf maintenance including, but not limited to seeding, aeration, pesticide application, irrigation, and tree monitoring, trimming, and removal. This position may supervise other full-time or part-time/seasonal crew members and will participate in snow removal and other inclement weather activities. Will also be required to be part of the on–call rotation. This is an at-will position. 

Hours:    Generally, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm during the week with some evening and/or weekend hours, especially during prime growing season Spring through Fall required. 
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful, and reliable with a strong sense of responsibility and initiative to achieve safe, clean, and well-maintained parks and facilities. Previous landscaping and/or maintenance experience is required. A high school graduate or equivalent is required with college coursework and/or relevant supplemental training in turf management or similar is preferred. Skilled knowledge in the use of hand and power tools as well as gasoline and electric powered maintenance equipment is required. Strong sense of safety with effective communication skills and a desire to provide quality customer service is essential. Must be able to work well independently with little supervision and as a team member on a crew. A valid IL Driver’s License with a “C” class CDL and familiarity with the Glen Ellyn area is ideal. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and experience using a work order system is highly desired. An Illinois Pesticide Operator License is required or must be obtained within 3 months of hire date. Must be in good physical condition to perform manual labor and be able to stand or walk for extended periods with ability to reach, twist, bend, stoop, and lift up to 50 pounds regularly. Majority of work is outdoors sometimes in uncomfortable weather conditions including high heat/humidity and cold. Candidates will need to pass a background check and pre-employment physical once offered the position.

  • Medical Coverage (PPO or HMO option) following 30 days of employment.
  • Prescription, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Voluntary Optional Insurance Plans
  • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IL Municipal Retirement Fund) which includes Disability benefits following one year of participation.
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday & Floating Holidays) & Paid Emergency Leave per policy                       
  • Free Fitness Membership & Wellness Programs with Discounted Program/Event Registrations
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Safety and Skills Training and Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
To apply for this position, go to:
Please complete an employment application online and include a resume and cover letter.
For questions, please contact Scott Norman, Supt. of Parks at Thank You!

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Lynn Wiltfong

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $34,522.00 - $40,000.00 DOQ

The Darien Sportsplex, located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, is an sports facility with 3 NHL sized rinks and a large Fieldhouse. We are home to the Chicago Hawks, one of the largest hockey organizations in the state. We host several regional and national hockey tournaments, dozens of rentals, a figure skating academy, and ice shows throughout the year. Over a million patrons visit us annually. Come join our up-beat team and help bring a positive energy to our facility. 
The Building Manager is a full-time, exempt position that reports directly to the Facility Operations Manager. This position is responsible for monitoring all daily duties of part-time staff. Creating a daily task list for all part-time staff scheduled for those days, making sure directions are clear, and if necessary, showing staff how it needs to be done. Will be directly responsible for the custodial aspects of the building. This includes creating a daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning schedule. This is an at-will position.
Position Hours:  
40 hours per week, including nights (range between 3:30pm-11:30pm) and weekends (7am-3pm and 3pm-11:30pm).
Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, supervision, personnel procedures, and safety procedures is preferred but not required.  This position requires an individual to have excellent customer service skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with other staff and the public, including written and verbal communication skills. The individual should be very organized, can plan, implement, supervise, and lead staff. This position is expected to maintain First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Individual must be able to lift 50lbs+ alone. Strong computer skills are also needed.
This position will oversee the day-to-day management of the building staff and building operations. This position will require you to work a minimum of 4-5 building shifts per week, mainly nights and weekends.  
Full Benefit Package including:
·       Medical
·       Dental
·       Vision
·       IMRF Retirement
·       Paid Time Off - holidays, vacation, sick time

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 Darien Park District


Jordan Rossi

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $54,050 - $78,281

The Big Picture

The Champaign County Forest Preserves offer a unique opportunity to support the finance department responsible for the fiscal sustainability of over 4,000 acres of beautiful natural and recreational areas throughout Champaign County. We are in search of someone with the distinct capability to not only proficiently manage financial affairs but also to embody a commitment to the preservation and enhancement of our rich natural and cultural resources.  As part of the dynamic team at the Forest Preserves, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the broader mission of conservation, education and compatible recreation. 

Position Summary

The Assistant Director of Business and Finance (AFD) works closely with the Business and Finance Director (BFD) to conduct or oversee all Forest Preserve financial operations, including accounting, auditing, budgeting, reporting and record keeping, and all information technology (IT) functions.

Supervisory Relationships

Reports to the Business and Finance Director.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions
  • Supervises purchasing activities below the Executive Director purchasing limit, including identifying legal and appropriate purchasing methods, contracts development and management, and enforcement of purchasing policies.
  • Oversees purchasing card program, including establishing and maintaining employee purchasing limits, and handling credit card issues.
  • Prepares monthly and annual treasurer’s and disbursement reports for Board of Commissioners approval and ad hoc reports as needed.
  • Prepares standard monthly general journals for supervisor review, posting these when approved. Researches transactions for documentation of non-standard adjustments.
  • Approves routine purchasing, cash receipt, and general journals for posting by purchasing and payroll assistant. 
  • Ensures that purchasing activities are properly recorded and accounted according to applicable policy and generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Prepares accurate and timely monthly reconciliations for financial institution statements. Investigates and reports discrepancies between financials and bank statements. 
  • Ensures timely and accurate recording of deposits and billing for accounts receivable.
  • Coordinates fixed asset inventories and recordkeeping with Planning Director. Processes all project/equipment transactions to ensure accurate fixed asset capitalization. Provides fixed asset reporting for annual audit.
  • Reports problems with financial transaction processing promptly to vendors for resolution.
  • Serves as member of internal committees as needed.
  • Provide a high quality of internal and external customer service. Works to resolve vendor payment issues and to ensure timely delivery of goods and services for operations and projects.
  • Assists with bank transfers, the preparation of financial estimates and projections, ensuring adequate and timely cash flow.
  • Supports and serves as backup for the Business and Finance Director and others in their absence, including processing payroll, purchasing transactions, and check runs.

 Secondary Functions

  • Provides accounting support to the Forest Preserve Friends Foundation, drafting monthly and annual financial reports as needed to meet federal and state reporting requirements.
  • Identifies ways to improve processing efficiency in all accounting processes.
  • Assists with development, training, and implementation of finance and business policies/procedures.
  • Continues professional development to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices in the field. 
  • Assists with setting department goals in alignment with the Forest Preserve’s Strategic Plan.
  • Attends meetings of the Board of Commissioners and other events as needed.
  • Assists in the preparation of reports and implementation of special projects as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration with a major in accounting, or a closely related field of study desired.
  • Must be experienced with computerized financial operations.
  • Experience with local governmental accounting and budget operations desired.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state procurement and finance statutes/regulations for local governments.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles to Forest Preserve financial operations and transactions.
  • Ability to use financial applications, including querying and using financial data.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships throughout the Forest Preserves.
  • Ability to represent the Forest Preserves in a professional manner and to establish and maintain good public relations with all staff, Board, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; ability to work proactively and independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in solving problems and making decisions; ability to respond professionally to challenging or stressful situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely in a professional manner.
  • Working knowledge of (or ability to gain) Forest Preserves ordinances, personnel and operational policies.
  • Valid driver’s license is required within six months of date of hire.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Work is performed indoors in a standard office setting with occasional interruptions. This position is required to regularly use a computer, telephone, and other standard office equipment. The employee must be able to speak and hear to regularly communicate with various internal and external constituents. The visual acuity to prepare and analyze detailed reports as well as enter/review information to ensure accuracy is required.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to remain in a stationary position for prolonged periods of time. However, the employee may need to occasionally move to access file cabinets, office machines, etc. The employee may regularly handle, grasp, or feel objects; reach, push, or pull to reposition items; and may occasionally lift and transport up to 10 pounds.

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described above are representative of those an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please Note: Studies have shown that people from various racial and ethnic backgrounds, women and other excluded or historically excluded people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe that they meet every one of the qualifications as stated in the job description. The Champaign County Forest Preserve District is interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and qualifications for the role. 
EOE Statement
The Champaign County Forest Preserve District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or any other non-merit factor.

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 Champaign County Forest Preserve District


Kathryn Glynn

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,258-67,888 Depending on Qualifications

Do you love to work in a great community? Then the Woodridge Park District located in Woodridge, Illinois is for you! We have an opening for a full-time Food and Beverage Manager for the Village Greens Golf Course. As a five time Illinois Distinguished & Accredited Agency Award recipient, the Woodridge Park District serves approximately 35,500 residents with 690 acres of parks and sites offering over 1,000 programs each year. A person in this role is responsible for  the general operation of Bunkers of Village Greens Golf Course under the direction of the General Manager/Head Golf Professional. This will include banquets, outings, catering, and the execution of daily food and beverage service. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily and demonstrate the District’s core competencies consisting of adaptability/flexibility, dependability, initiative/productivity, integrity/ethics, interpersonal skills, job knowledge, personal organization, work quality, situational resolution, and teamwork. Additionally, an individual must meet the District’s compliance standards in relation to policies and procedures, financial accountability, maintaining required licenses and certifications, and risk management/safety. Essential duties include but are not limited to: develop standards, qualifications, and responsibilities for part- time/seasonal staff; recruit, interview, hire, train, schedule, and supervise 10 to 15 staff members which include cooks, servers, and beverage cart attendants; complete/approve time worked for payroll as well as process gratuities where applicable; evaluate performance of all food service employees and hold performance discussions; ensure all proper sanitation requirements are in place through instructing all employees in the proper manner of handling food and equipment; responsible for ordering, purchasing, and coordination of restaurant food, beverage, and equipment; responsible for timely approval, coding and submission of vendor payable invoices to Finance Department; responsible for satisfactory cleaning and maintaining daily work areas to include but not limited to kitchen, restaurant, patio, storage areas, and food preparation/cooking equipment; calculate food production needs, prepare/assist in preparing food, and serve/assist in serving food and beverage items for up to 250 people; prepare timely food beverage and liquor inventories on a weekly and/or monthly basis as directed by the General Manager in accordance with Park District financial procedures; book and schedule banquets, meetings, catering, and parties; coordinate banquet and event scheduling with Outing Coordinator and/or General Manager in order to avoid conflicts between golfers and banquet guests; and accurately define sales items within the POS system and ensure sales are being properly accounted for at the time of sale. A full job description is available upon request.

* Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Hospitality, Culinary, Business Management or a related field or an equivalent amount of experience.
* Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality, Culinary, Business Management or related field is preferred.
* Minimum of one (1) year of experience supervising/running a food and beverage operation.
* Three (3) years of experience supervising/running a food and beverage operation is preferred.
* Experience in the golf industry preferred.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to use two-way radio for communication.
* Strong knowledge of food and beverage operation safety, sanitation, health hazards, and proper food handling methods.
* Excellent knowledge and skills with food preparation and presentation methods.
* Knowledge of computer software programs including Microsoft Office, POS software, and the Internet.
* Ability to visually inspect all work areas, golf course and grounds
* Ability to retrieve, read, and interpret information from technological resources.
* Excellent time management and organizational skills to effectively perform and prioritize job responsibilities.
* Ability to effectively adjust to stressful situations.
* Ability to work effectively with the general public, cooperating agencies, businesses, organizations, civic groups, and park district employees.
* Ability to resolve differences and problems that arise with contractors, patrons, and employees.
* Ability to read, understand, remember, and interpret routine documents such as safety rules as well as communicate information therein.
* Ability to identify and respond quickly to emergency situations.
* Ability to effectively problem solve and adapt to change.
* Ability to obtain and maintain Alcohol Serving Training Certification (BASSET).
* Ability to obtain and maintain Illinois Health Department Food Service Manager Certification required.
* Ability to obtain and maintain first-aid certification and adult CPR/AED certification.

We are seeking a dedicated individual who is a self-starter with an eye for detail that strives for excellence and has an innate ability to interact with the public, an staff; understands strong customer service; possess good organizational skills; good written & oral communication skills; skilled in time management; and able to problem solve in unexpected situations.

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 Woodridge Park District


Connie Curry

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled