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Are you looking for a job with a purpose? An opportunity to do good things while getting paid? Look no further than SEASPAR!

We are a special recreation association, which is like a park district just for people with disabilities. We serve twelve communities in eastern DuPage and southern Cook counties, and our home base is in Downers Grove. SEASPAR offers year-round programming for all ages and all disabilities, including: weekly social, artistic, cultural, and fitness programs; special events and trips; Special Olympics training; adapted sports; multi-sensory rooms; and much more!

SEASPAR is currently seeking an energetic, creative, and flexible candidate for our Recreation Specialist position, which is responsible for assisting in the coordination of programs, leading safe programs, and assisting with inclusion supports.

This is a non-exempt, permanent part-time position located at the SEASPAR office, 4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove.

Interested? Read on for position details, then apply to become a member of Team SEASPAR today!

Summary:
The SEASPAR Recreation Specialist is responsible for assisting in the coordination of programs and services. This includes implementing and leading programs, providing a safe environment for the participants and staff, and assisting the Recreation Coordinators with program planning. Assisting the Inclusion Manager with support to member entities.

Position Qualifications:
• High School Diploma required; college degree preferred. • Two years direct experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred. • Valid Driver’s License, CPR/First Aid, CPI/Conflict Resolution. Must have these certifications or be able to obtain within six months. • 21 years of age or older and able to perform the job functions independently of others. • Availability to commit to working evenings and weekends.

Key Responsibilities:
• Supervise SEASPAR programs, special events, inclusion, and EAGLES programs. • Assist Inclusion Manager with inclusion observations and training. • Complete SEASPAR Intake process with new teen and adult participants and their families. • Regular and predictable on-site attendance. • Successfully work with Full-Time staff, EAGLES support staff, volunteers, parents, community partners, member entity staff, and individuals with special needs. • Supervise and delegate responsibilities to program support staff and volunteers. • Discuss any concerns or issues with Inclusion Manager. • Know the physical, mental, and medical limitations of all participants; be prepared to provide appropriate attention to all participants in all situations. • Ensure safety factors relative to program and participant needs. • Know and use proper disciplinary techniques; provide behavior management when necessary. • Be available to listen to parental concerns and answer questions on behalf of SEASPAR or refer questions to administrative staff. • Ensure that the facility/program site as well as any equipment is properly maintained. • Read, understand, and abide by all SEASPAR policies and procedures. • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Marginal Responsibilities:
• Be dependable and punctual. • Motivate staff and participants to initiate success. Be flexible to change when considering their needs. • Act as an advocate for the participants when necessary. • Provide behavior management when necessary. • Encourage participation and development of friendships with other participants in the program. • Lift, transport, and set up equipment if necessary.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: • Worker Traits: Demonstration of enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with people with disabilities, SEASPAR staff, SEASPAR member entity staff, parents/guardians, participants, school personnel, and community groups, as well as members of the general public. • Safety and Security: Use good safety awareness and judgment and follow SEASPAR policies at all times; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment following manufacturer safety instructions; follow agency ergonomic policies and procedures. • Problem Solving: Identify and appropriately resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully, develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics. • Interpersonal Skills: Apply appropriate conflict management skills; maintain confidentiality; listen to others without interrupting; keep emotions under control; remain open to others' ideas; try new things. • Oral Communication/Language Skills: Speak clearly and effectively in all situations; listen and ask for clarification from supervisor if needed; respond appropriately to questions; read and interpret all necessary agency documents. • Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar; be able to interpret written information; present clear, legible handwriting for all SEASPAR forms and documents. • Judgment/Reasoning Ability: Exhibit sound and accurate judgment when making all program-related decisions; include appropriate people in the decision-making process. • Professionalism: Approach others in a tactful manner and react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration; accept responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments. • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands; change approach or method as necessary; deal with occasional changes, delays, unexpected events, or program cancellations. • Attendance/Punctuality: Demonstrate consistent attendance and on-time arrival; ensure responsibilities are covered when absent; arrive at meetings, in-services, and trainings on time. • Dependability: Follow instructions, respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; commit to long hours of work when necessary; complete tasks on time. • Leadership: Lead participants to have successful recreation experiences; demonstrate positive interactions with other staff members, individuals with disabilities, and parents/guardians; enlist the support of others to accomplish a common task. • Adaptability: Adapt activities based on the skill level and needs of each participant to encourage appropriate participation on a regular basis.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the key responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or transfer up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at SEASPAR, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law.

Apply today at: https://seaspar.isolvedhire.com/jobs/755936.html

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 SEASPAR

 Contact

Shannon Tovey, Human Resources Manager
630-960-7600
stovey@seaspar.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 20-23 per hour

Are you looking for a job with a purpose? An opportunity to do good things while getting paid? Look no further than SEASPAR!

We are a special recreation association, which is like a park district just for people with disabilities. We serve twelve communities in eastern DuPage and southern Cook counties, and our home base is in Downers Grove. We offer recreational programming specifically for children and adults with special needs.

This position supports our EAGLES Adult Day Program, which provides year-round social, educational, and health-focused activities for adults with disabilities.

This is a non-exempt, permanent part-time position located at the Lisle Recreation Center, 1925 Ohio Street. Hours for this position are Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Interested? Read on for position details, then apply below to become a member of Team SEASPAR today!

Summary:
The SEASPAR EAGLES Site Director is responsible for leading the EAGLES Program. This includes implementing and leading the program daily, providing a safe, learning environment for the participants and staff, assisting the Coordinator with program planning and lesson plans, and purchasing supplies.

Position Qualifications:
• High School Diploma required; college degree preferred. • Two years direct experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred. • Valid Driver’s License, CPR/First Aid, CPI/Conflict Resolution. Must have these certifications or be able to obtain within six months. • 21 years of age or older and able to perform the job functions independently of others. • Availability to commit to working Monday - Friday approximately 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. year-round with some holiday breaks.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist EAGLES Coordinator in the development, planning, and implementation of daily activities for EAGLES participants. • Successfully work with Full-Time staff, EAGLES Support Staff, volunteers, parents, community partners, member entity staff, and individuals with special needs. • Supervise and delegate responsibilities to EAGLES Support Staff and volunteers. • Discuss any concerns or issues with EAGLES Manager. • Supervise and participate in all planned activities.
• Know the physical, mental, and medical limitations of all participants; be prepared to provide appropriate attention to all participants in all situations. • Ensure safety factors relative to program and participant needs. • Know and use proper disciplinary techniques; provide behavior management when necessary. • Be available to listen to parental concerns and answer questions on behalf of SEASPAR or refer questions to administrative staff. • Create weekly lesson plans which include appropriate activities, contacts, and timelines. • Take daily/weekly attendance of staff and participants. • Ensure that the facility/program site as well as any equipment is properly maintained. • Regular and predictable on-site attendance. • Read, understand, and abide by all SEASPAR policies and procedures. • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Marginal Responsibilities:
• Motivate staff and participants to initiate success. Be flexible to change when considering their needs. • Act as an advocate for the participant when necessary. • Provide behavior management when necessary. • Be dependable and punctual. • Encourage participation and development of friendships with other participants in the program. • Gathering, loading, transporting, and setting up equipment if necessary.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: • Worker Traits: Demonstration of enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with people with disabilities, SEASPAR staff, SEASPAR member entity staff, parents/guardians, participants, and community groups, as well as members of the general public. • Safety and Security: Use good safety awareness, judgment and follow policies; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment following manufacturer safety instructions; and follow agency ergonomic policies and procedures. • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully, develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics. • Customer Service: Manage difficult or emotional patron situations; respond promptly to patron needs; solicit patron feedback to improve service; and respond to requests for service and assistance. • Interpersonal Skills: Focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintain confidentiality; listen to others without interrupting; keep emotions under control; remain open to others’ ideas; and try new things. • Oral Communication: Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; and participate in meetings. • Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar; be able to interpret written information; and present clear, legible handwriting. • Quality Management: Look for ways to improve and promote quality; and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. • Judgment: Display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions; and include appropriate people in decision making process. • Planning/Organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities and use time efficiently. • Professionalism: Approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accept responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments. • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands; change approach or method as necessary; deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events. • Attendance/Punctuality: Demonstrate consistent attendance and on time arrival; ensure responsibilities are covered when absent; arrive at meetings and appointments on time. • Dependability: Follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; commit to long hours of work when necessary; and complete tasks on time. • Language Skills: Read and interpret documents such as safely rules, operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals; write correspondences as necessary; and speak effectively to patrons, coworkers, and supervisors. • Reasoning Ability: Apply common sense understand to carry out detailed by uninvolved written or oral instructions. Solve problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the key responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or transfer up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at SEASPAR, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law.

Apply today at: https://seaspar.isolvedhire.com/jobs/755911.html

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 SEASPAR

 Contact

Shannon Tovey, Human Resources Manager
630-960-7600
stovey@seaspar.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Annual Salary Range is: $64,183.00- $77,020.00 DOQ

It shall be the Mission of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County to acquire, hold, and maintain lands within Kane County, which contribute to the preservation of natural and historic resources and habitats, flora or fauna; to restore, restock, protect and preserve such lands for the education, recreation, and pleasure of all its citizens.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under direction and supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Accounting Manager is responsible for all accounting functions of the District including monthly financial statement preparation and managing and developing the payroll, accounts payable and cash receipt functions of the District. The position is also responsible for managing the general ledger, accounts receivable, audit and month-end closing procedures. Directs Payroll Coordinator, Accounts Payable Specialist, and Administrative Assistant staff on a day-to-day operational basis.

ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

-Analyze, reconcile, balance and maintain accounting records; assist in the development of departmental budgets and internal financial reports as needed. Prepare financial schedules as needed; prepare financial data to generate reports. -Monitor monthly departmental revenue and expenses; ensure expenditures are in compliance with District policy and generally accepted accounting principles. -Evaluate accounting processes regularly and recommend process improvements as needed. -Reconcile bank statements. -Review cash receipts, disbursements and payroll transactions. -Prepare monthly journal entries. -Process the month-end closing; prepare month-end adjusting entries and G/L closing. -Coordinate and manage the annual audit process by preparing worksheets, financial statement schedules, notes and responding to the auditor’s requests for information. -Keep current with labor, IMRF and tax regulations and how they must be implemented with the financial software. -Create and review all state and federal tax reports, unemployment insurance and IMRF. -Consult regularly with the Chief Financial Officer on financial information, Board requests and special reports. -Maintain capital asset system. Coordinate the development and maintenance of the general ledger chart of accounts. -Hire, train, supervise and evaluate full-time staff assigned. -Maintain excellent inter-departmental communication within the District through verbal and written means. -Assist in the development of the annual District budget and year-end projections. Continuously monitor budget performance throughout the year, adjusting for unexpected expenses or fluctuations in revenue as appropriate. Ensure compliance with -District financial policies. Coordinate property and farm license program. -Assist in auditing business contracts for compliance. -Coordinate the project accounting program. -Provide assistance to the Chief Financial Officer in set-up, maintenance and training on computer systems as it relates to the budget and other financial applications. -Maintain relations with other municipal governments to exchange information on accounting procedures and computer maintenance. -Provide secondary backup for payroll processing. -Must be bondable. -Attends professional conferences, workshops and seminars as appropriate within budget parameters and with Department Head approval. -Obtains and maintains all required licenses and certifications and keeps up-to-date on professional trends and developments related to position accountabilities. -Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, the Employee Handbook, and applicable laws and regulations. -Possesses and maintains a valid and current Illinois Driver’s License free from suspension or revocation during term of employment; must maintain insurability with the District’s fleet insurance carrier. Staff Supervision: -Payroll Coordinator, Accounts Payable Specialist, and Administrative Assistant; carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. -Additional duties and functions may be essential.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS -Minimal local travel may be required. -Performs other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES - GENERAL To be successful in ANY role at the District, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

-Quality / Accuracy: Pays attention to details and is concerned with accuracy and thoroughness of work; looks for ways to improve and promote overall quality and makes recommendations. -Reliability / Dependability: Performs job duties consistently and reliably; fulfills promised actions; is honest and trustworthy. -Responsiveness / Sense of Urgency: Demonstrates a sincere willingness to help; understands the needs of preserve users; sets realistic expectations; provides prompt service; is timely. -Planning / Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time and resources efficiently; develops realistic action plans Judgment / Decision-Making: Possesses sound common sense and ability to solve-problems; has confidence to work independently; able to make effective decisions in a timely manner. -Communication: Understands audience; writes and speaks in a clear and effective manner; possesses ability to vary communication style based on situation; demonstrates positive attitude in verbal and non-verbal communication; shares factual, pertinent and targeted information with others; accepts differences in communication styles – doesn’t allow differences to stop operational progress or efficiencies. -Adaptability / Flexibility: Manages change with ease and grace; able to communicate unexpected changes or delays in a way that minimizes negative impact; maintains a broad perspective. -Teamwork / Collaboration: Establishes and maintains positive working relationships; willingly helps and finds ways to add value; recognizes the contributions of others; cooperates; builds partnerships throughout organization; respects expertise and differences of others. -Responsibility / Independence: Accountable for own work; willingly accepts responsibility for successes and failures; possess initiative to work independently and energetically. -Safety / Security: Actively promotes safety; personally, observes safety and security procedures; uses equipment and materials properly; investigates accidents professionally and efficiently.

QUALIFICATIONS

-Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years old -Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or closely related field required. -Experience: Five (5) years of accounting experience, including 1-2 years in a supervisory role: preferably in governmental accounting. -Additional: Knowledge and experience with the Tyler Technologies: New World System is strongly desired. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES -Thorough knowledge of Government Accounting, Audit, Financial Reporting (GAAFR), Principles, Practices and Procedures. -Working knowledge of the inter-relationships among general ledgers, subsidiary ledger, and various government finance reporting requirements. -Knowledge of finance, budgeting, and cost control procedures. -Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare reports, statements and/or financial projections. -Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by internal customers. -Ability to work independently and solve problems comprehensively and effectively. -Ability to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple tasks. -Ability to handle cash and other securities. -Strong leadership skills -Excellent computer (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) skills; familiarity with integrated accounting systems (Payroll, GL, AP, budget). -Organized, attention to detail. -Willing to learn present and new computerized accounting procedures -Strong communication and people skills -Effectively meet and deal with the public -Communicate effectively verbally and in writing -Read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language -Accurately record and maintain records -Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, District officials, and the public -Bondable. -Must have and maintain a valid Class D Illinois driver’s license.

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE/BENEFITS

$64,183.00- $77,020.00 DOQ. This role is Full Time with benefits; including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

HOURS/SCHEDULE

Normal operating hours of 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Monday-Friday.

Application Procedure: Apply Online Only https://kaneforest.com/careers

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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 Forest Preserve District of Kane County

 Contact

Amy Sarro
630-232-5921
sarroamy@kaneforest.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

  $19.87-$22.35

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Systems Support Manager, responsible for the support of all informtion system resources including but not limited to computers, networks, telephones, cell phones, and peripherals. Support the implementation of information systems and telecommunication technologies. Tasks include end user support, license tracking, documentation, PC maintenenace and repair, upgrades and configurations.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Associate degree in related field with one or two years of full time computer experience supporting Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office products on desktop/laptop PCs or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position.

Microsoft Certification a plus!

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of Microsoft Window and Microsoft Office products.
Working knowledge of iOS and Windows Server a plus.
Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
Experience troubleshooting hardware, software and printer related issues.
Experience installing software, patches, and updates desktop and laptops and troubleshooting basic network issues.
Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
Ability to work responsbily with minimal supervision.

HOURS:
Generally 10am to 6:30pm, Monday through Friday. Durring summer months, a combination of weekdays and Saturday. Hours could be adjusted based on the needs of the organization. Due to the nature of this position it is sometimes necessary to work additional hours and weekends as the park district operates 7 days a week.

FLSA: This is a full time, year round, hourly, non-exempt position.

BENEFITS INCLUDE: Health, medical and dental plans and IMRF retirement fund. Free use of Lifestyles Fitness Center and Pelican Harbor Aquatic Complex and discounts on programs.

Please include resume with application.

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 Bolingbrook Park District

 Contact

Bill Oetzel
630-783-6511
boetzel@bolingbrookparks.org

 Closing Date

January 08, 2023

 Starting $45,000 DOQ

Join the Park District of Forest Park's Growing Team - Where staff say "Everyday is a walk in the Park!!"

Are you good with people?

Do you have good, yet under utilized management skills?

Do you have lots of ideas that are not heard?

Are you looking to work in an environment where everyone has a seat at the table?

The Park District of Forest Park needs you!

The Park District of Forest Park is a small park district serving the richly diverse Village of Forest Park community. There are approximately 14,000 residents. The park district is a vital agency to the community's residents, offering space for recreation, sports, and many entertaining special events. Our facilities include an aquatic center (a pool and splash pad), world-class softball fields, a multipurpose soccer field, tennis/pickleball courts, a recreation center, an outdoor fitness court, playgrounds, and much more. With only 12 full-time staff, everyone is essential to the agency's success.

As a team, the Recreation Department shares the responsibilities for planning, coordinating, and budgeting in the following areas - Programming, Special Events, Fitness Center, Camps, Aquatics and Concessions.

A Bachelor's Degree is required.

Experience in operating recreation programs and facilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience will ensure success in this position.

Valid drivers license required.

Position is a non-exempt full-time year-round salary position. District offers a benefit package which includes 100% paid family medical and dental. It also includes IMRF pension, vacation, holiday and sick time. Position may include evening, weekends and holidays.

Benefits: • Health insurance (HMO), with no employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents. • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents, with no employee contribution. • Free employee assistant plan (EAP) for everyone in household or on insurance plan. • Pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund: employee contribution of approximately 4.5%, employer contribution 17%. • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 11 holidays. • Free use of the fitness center and water park. • Free rental of space (one per year) • Free registration for all Park District non-contractual programs for employees and employees’ immediate family.(includes summer camp) • Educational opportunities, including tuition reimbursement and professional memberships and certifications.

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 Park District of Forest Park

 Contact

Jeff Murphy
708-366-7500
jmurphy@pdofpstaff.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled