To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an outgoing personality, be self-motivated and have a desire to serve others. A High School diploma or equivalent is required with some college education preferred. Minimum of five years administrative experience with two years office management experience preferred. Retail or call center experience with face to face customer service/sales experience highly desired. This position requires strong supervisory skills, excellent customer service and problem solving skills and strong computer/technical aptitude as well. Proficient in MS Office and RecTrac. General accounting skills with cash handling experience required. Excellent organizational and time management skills with attention to detail a must. Effective communication skills required in both verbal and written format. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager, the Office Coordinator is responsible for the administration and operations of the front desk and fitness desk; supervision of guest services personnel, including hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating. Other responsibilities include developing protocols and maintaining quality customer service, overseeing the cash handling process, ensuring confidentiality of information during registration/rental process, maintaining comprehensive rental agreements and records, and gaining a comprehensive understanding of the RecTrac computer system. Additional duties include researching and making recommendations for the purchase of office equipment, ordering office equipment and supplies, and compiling registration research and reports in support of recreation and management staff. Will work closely with the Facility and Program Managers to evaluate and assign staff to meet the clerical needs of recreational supervisory staff and program offerings. Perform other duties as assigned by the Facility Manager. This is an at-will position.
The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District…Where Fun Begins!
The St. Charles Park District is searching to fill the FT Human Resources and Risk Manager position.
Job Summary: This position is well suited for someone with a friendly and positive personality who is productive and shows initiative, is an effective written and oral communicator and is reliable and safety-minded. Comprehensive knowledge of administrative policies, personnel practices and procedures; Ability to prepare informative records and develop and maintain effective working relationships and to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm. Ability to work with minimum supervision, solve problems and produce accurate work within a timely manner with initiative, good judgement, accuracy, persistence, creativity, integrity and courtesy.
Bachelor's degree in Personnel Administration, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, and/or Safety/Risk Management or a closely related field is required. Four to six years' experience in the coordination of human resources programs and/or risk management with some supervisory experience is required.
Additional Information at https://www.applitrack.com/stcharlesparks/onlineapp/
Cleaning Technician (Seasonal)
Department: Facility Services Reports to: Cleaning Supervisor Location: Wheaton, IL Compensation: $14/hr.
Cantigny Park is offering a Cleaning Technician position in its Facility Services Department. This position plays an important role in maintaining a clean and safe environment at the park. Cantigny Park is a unique environment where beauty is everywhere. This is a great opportunity for anyone who enjoys working with people and helping to create a fun and welcoming experience for guests. This is a part-time (30-40 hours per week), seasonal position from May through September 2020 that reports to the Cleaning Supervisor.
Performs scheduled and non-scheduled cleaning procedures at Cantigny Park facilities as assigned by Cleaning Supervisor Performs opening and closing of Facilities according to established procedures Performs other duties as assigned including some light maintenance activities and furniture movement Assists Cantigny visitors by answering questions and giving directions Assist in the delivery of all cleaning supplies to designated locations Provides for personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training, knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and proper use and handling of cleaning chemicals, and reporting any unsafe conditions to respective supervisor
High school diploma or equivalent; two years of cleaning experience and formal cleaning training preferred Must be self-directed and able to make decisions independently Must be physically able to lift and maneuver 50 lbs. and work on ladders and lifts Must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends, evenings, and holidays Valid Illinois driver's license Must attend Cantigny Park’s Child Safety Training All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screening
Department: First Division Museum Reports to: Museum Facilitator & Volunteer Coordinator Location: Wheaton, IL
About the First Division Museum
Robert R. McCormick served in the 1st Infantry Division during World War I fought during the Battle of Cantigny in 1918. This battle affected him so strongly that after the war he renamed his Wheaton farm in its honor. Organized on June 8, 1917 for duty on the Western Front in World War I, the 1st Infantry Division was first permanent division in the regular Army and has seen action in all American wars since 1917, except the Korean War. Today museum visitors can witness the sights, sounds, and soldiers’ stories from the First World War through modern times. Visitors can encounter, question, and form their own views of our military past and present. The museum and grounds were fully renovated in 2017, and admission is always free.
Opportunity: Exhibit Facilitator
We are looking for a part-time Exhibit Facilitator to assist visitors with the Virtual Reality House Raid Experience and other gallery interactives at the museum. These positions also support the Public Programs Department in implementing other educational programs and materials on general US military history and 1st Infantry Division history. The ideal candidate enjoys interacting with visitors, keeping them engaged with military history content, and providing compelling and personalized experiences. This is a part-time position (approx. 15 hours/week) that reports to the Museum Facilitator and Volunteer Coordinator.
Become familiar with the basic history of the Big Red One from 1917 to the present day Become familiar with the basic foundational premise behind an American soldier conducting a house raid Facilitate the historically accurate Virtual Reality Raid Experience in the Duty First Gallery Assist visitors in and out of the Raid and help visitors put on VR goggles and headsets Instruct visitors on how to properly use the goggles for the best possible experience and maintain goggles and headsets as needed Conduct introductions to the Duty First Gallery for school groups of varying ages Provide in gallery facilitation pertaining to topics covered in the Duty First Gallery Help visitors way find throughout the First Division Museum as needed Answer visitor questions about Cantigny Park and modern military history Collaborate with other staff on any other exhibits, programs, or special events
Minimum two years of experience specifically in interacting with the public, including people of varying ages and backgrounds Prior study in education, history, museum studies and/or collections, theater or other related field is helpful Demonstrated interest in learning military history, how to operate museum technology, and sharing knowledge with visitors Strong interpersonal communication skills and customer service orientation, including willingness to interact with groups of children and other visitors for long periods of time Team player with the ability to accept guidance from First Division Museum staff Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission Must be available to work weekends and holidays, and some evenings The following physical abilities are required for the position: communicate verbally with visitors and staff; hear visitors’ voices; be physically able to complete a 4-5-hour shift; comprehend and speak English extensively and clearly with the public; display ability to respond in emergencies; and tolerate reasonable noise in the environment Must attend Cantigny Park’s Child Safety Training All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screening
Apply online here: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a7883a870cf3d2d0170e3d8e05f088b&gns=Illinois+Parks+%26+Recreation+Association+%28IPRA%29
The Niles Park District is seeking Part Time Laborers with demonstrated skills in general park maintenance duties.
Essential Duties include, but are not limited to:
Athletic Field Maintenance
General Park Maintenance and Site Clean-Up
Routine Tasks and Projects
Part time hours for this position will be 40 hours a week with weekend required. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Must have a valid driver's license.
The qualified individual should be well motivated and possess good decision making and leadership skills. Must be willing to work in various weather conditions and have a willingness to learn.