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The United City of Yorkville is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Maintenance Worker I in the City’s Parks Department. Duties of this entry level position include working in the Athletic, Turf, and Playground Divisions. This position can require after hours work and weekend shifts. In the winter season, snow plowing duties during and after normal working hours is required.
The Maintenance Worker I performs a variety of tasks using manual labor and should be able to operate and be familiar with the following: line trimmer, edger, hedger, blower, zero turn mower, wing style mowers, sod stripper, infield groomer, and chainsaw. They should also be able to drive a truck with a trailer and load and unload equipment. The work often requires extensive physical strength and endurance including the ability to stand, bend, pull, push, kneel, regularly lift more than 75 pounds at any time, and to withstand exposure to the elements. This person is expected to work outside in all conditions.
The essential job duties for this position include daily turf and beautification maintenance of park and city owned property. Including mowing, rolling, aerating, line trimming, edging, pruning, weed control and trash control. Other duties including seeding, fertilizing, woodland maintenance, and mower maintenance. Performs landscape maintenance including watering, weeding, mulching, planting and shrub and tree trimming.
One to three years of park maintenance experience or relevant maintenance experience is preferred (but not required). Small engine repair, mechanical skill or construction trades knowledge are a plus. The qualified applicant should hold a class B CDL (or required to obtain within 6 months of hire) with air brake endorsement and be willing to obtain a USDA operator pesticide license within 12 months of hire. Must be a self-starter and work well with others. Excellent customer service skills and a high school diploma or equivalent are required.
Starting salary is $46, 496 Qualified candidates can download an application by going to the City website at http://www.yorkville.il.us/Jobs.aspx. Submit completed application forms, cover letter, and resume to Tim Evans, Director of Parks & Recreation via e-mail to email@example.com. Position will remain open until filled
Description: The Park Ridge Park District has an exciting and unique opportunity to assist with the general operations of the Centennial Activity Center. We are seeking a motivated and creative individual to join our management staff and serve in assisting with the overall operation of the Activity Center. Selected individual will have an enthusiasm for working with seniors and adults ages 55+. Under the supervision and direction of the Activity Center Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the planning, chaperoning, implementing and evaluating of a broad spectrum of general recreation programs, trips and events for seniors and active adults to meet community need. This position will plan, organize, promote, conduct the programs within established guidelines, policies and procedures; and in an effective, efficient and responsive manner.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or related field. Minimum three years of full-time experience in recreation programming, preferably working with senior population. Food Service & Sanitation License or the ability to obtain within six months of hire. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required as well as knowledge of or ability to learn Vermont RecTrac registration software and MSI accounting software. Ability to drive a 14-passenger bus upon training provided by the District.
Ideal candidate will possess enthusiasm for working with the senior and adult populations, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work within a fast-paced team environment with individuals of varying ages.
Availability: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, occasional evenings and weekends.
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The purpose of the Landscape Technician is to provide the best horticulture and landscape management practices for the Park District of Oak Park parks, facilities, and historic properties. This position requires knowledge of common plants and trees grown in Illinois, weed identification, and the ability to operate common landscape equipment. A person must have a team-based attitude, a love for the outdoors, and a strong work ethic. This position reports to the Horticulture Supervisor at the Oak Park Conservatory. Hours: Monday Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Park District of Oak Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
JOB SUMMARY: The Recreation Supervisor – Early Childhood Programs is responsible for the Preschool, Early Childhood, and Preschool/Pre-K Camp programs at the Park District. This position also includes supervision of part-time Preschool/Early Childhood and Camp staff as well as oversees program development and curriculum. This is an at-will position. Additional duties include:
Research, plan, organize, develop, market and implement Early Childhood and Preschool programs that satisfy the needs of the community. Develop and implement program curriculum, field trips and special events that align with Early Childhood learning standards. Plan program dates and coordinate registration for Preschool. Analyze program feedback, research program area needs and take action to develop and improve. Work in partnership with Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) to maintain an inclusive program through reasonable accommodations. Maintain electronic communication with participants, including designed email and photo-sharing app. Responsible for the management of part-time staff including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, timecard tracking and approving, and evaluating and coaching. Develop and maintain good working relationships among staff. Develop rapport with program participants and parents. Responsible for supervision of the Community Center as assigned. Responsible for developing and proofing of information for the program guide three (3) times a year. Promote programs through a variety of marketing techniques, including social media and email. Engage with professional association committees and other peer groups to stay current regarding trends and keep program areas in line or ahead of local competitors. Keep program attendance reports, accident forms, and program recap reports and attend meetings as assigned. Develop and monitor program budgets. Perform other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, instructing/coaching programs as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university, with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Recreation or related field with at least three (3) to five (5) years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in early childhood/preschool and summer camp programming is preferred. Proven successful and progressive experience in leadership in a supervisory capacity. Ability to obtain professional certification (CPRP) desired.
SCHEDULE & PAY: This is a full-time, exempt position. Minimum of forty (40) hours per week. Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends, as required. Target hiring range is $52,000 - $56,000, DOQ (dependent on qualifications).
BENEFITS OFFERED: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: Medical & Prescription Coverage; Short & Long-Term Disability; Paid Holidays & Vacation Time; Dental & Vision Coverage; 457 Defined Contribution Plan; Tuition Reimbursement; Life Insurance (basic & voluntary); Flexible Spending Accounts; Facility Discounts & Usage Benefits; Pension Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF).
Please include Cover Letter and Resume (Deadline: March 10, 2023)
The Rolling Meadows Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Lombard Park District is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individual to manage Club Rec, our before and after school program. In addition, the coordinator will oversee summer camp, school day off programming, school break camps, and special events. This position works under the direction of the Program Manager for school age, general programs, and events.
The mission of the Lombard Park District is to Provide Quality Recreation Opportunities for People to Enjoy Life. The Lombard Park District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited agency, governed by an elected board, and staffed with over 400 dedicated employees. The District is a past winner of the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association, and is a CAPRA Accredited Agency. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Recreation Management or a related field. Two years of full time professional related experience preferred or a combination of education and experience. Independent, innovative, adaptable, and organized, with strong recreation programming and management skills. CPR, First Aid, AED certification required or training will be provided.
We offer competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal days.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer!
To Apply: Please visit us at www.lombardparks.com – go to “Contact Us” and select “Job Opportunities” to complete our full online job application. Please attach a resume and cover letter.