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 $22.00/hour

ABOUT US: The Des Plaines Park District, established in 1919, features more than 50 parks and facilities. As an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency, we service a culturally diverse and growing community with hundreds of affordable recreational and educational programs, classes, and events for kids, teens, adults, and families each season. "Enriching Lives Everyday" is our vision and our constant goal.

JOB IDENTIFICATION:
Job Title: Mechanic I
Grade: V - Starting $22.00
FLSA: Non–Exempt
Department: Parks

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Mechanical Operation Supervisor
Supervises: Part-time employees as required or instructed

BASIC FUNCTION: Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on all park maintenance equipment and vehicles, as well as other mechanical equipment at pools and other facilities as directed.

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 7:00-3:30pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Perform regular preventative maintenance on vehicles, trucks, mowers and power equipment. Includes changing of fluids, tires, filters, etc.
2. Perform emergency repairs to equipment which is needed in the field for maintenance.
3. Order, pick up and maintain inventory for parts and supplies for vehicles and equipment
4. Keep detailed records of all maintenance and repairs.
5. Perform minor body work and painting.
6. Perform welding and fabrication of steel.
7. Winterize equipment for storage and service equipment for use each season.
8. Keep mower blades sharpened weekly.
9. Clean maintenance shop and keep it organized.
10. Review equipment and vehicles specifications for large purchase recommendations.
11. Troubleshoot mechanical problems in other facilities and parks as necessary.
12. Rebuild engine and motors, etc. on broken and damaged equipment.

OTHER DUTIES: 1. Assist administrative staff with special maintenance requests.
2. May be required to perform overtime work as requested or required.
3. Attend related training to expand skills and knowledge
4. Assist patrons with providing information as requested.
5. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals
6. Perform additional duties as assigned.
7. Member of a Park District committee as assigned.
8. Works/Volunteers for annual 3 day Fall Fest event in September

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Experience: One years related experience.
Certification: CPR and First Aid Certification, available through the Park District; Valid Driver's License

PERKS & BENEFITS: FULL TIME STAFF
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Life insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage)
IMRF Defined Benefit Pension
457 Defined Contribution Plan
Paid Time Off (sick, vacation, and personal)
Medical Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account with Employer Contribution (for applicable HDHP)
Park District Facility & Program Discounts

To apply, please visit dpparks.org/jobs

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 Des Plaines Park District

 Contact

Nicole Dale
847-391-5092
nicole.dale@dpparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $47,000-$52,000

ABOUT US: The Des Plaines Park District, established in 1919, features more than 50 parks and facilities. As an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency, we service a culturally diverse and growing community with hundreds of affordable recreational and educational programs, classes, and events for kids, teens, adults, and families each season. "Enriching Lives Everyday" is our vision and our constant goal.

JOB IDENTIFICATION:
Job Title: Aquatic Supervisor
Grade: 7, Salary: $47,000-$52,000
FLSA: Exempt
Department: Recreation

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Aquatic Manager
Supervises: Swim School Instructors, Aqua Fitness Instructors, Swim Coaches, Facility Staff

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction and supervision of the Aquatic Manager, the Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for the administration and implementation of Swim School, Aqua Fitness and Swim Team.

SCHEDULE: Tuesday–Thursday: 12:00–8:30p, Friday: 11:00–7:30p, and Saturday: 8:30a–5p. Hours may vary depending on programming and season.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Develop and maintain Swim School curriculum. Manage the budget and daily operation of all aquatic programs and special events. Maintain accurate records of swim school level placement and participant progress. Recruit, select, train, supervise, mentor and evaluate part-time and seasonal staff. Create innovative aquatic programming opportunities and submit related seasonal brochure copy. Prepare reports and evaluations for programs and staff. Analyze participant evaluations and make adjustments, as needed. Coordinate all promotional material for areas of responsibility and promote throughout community. Respond to all public inquires. Provide quality customer service. Ensure participant and staff safety. Enforce facility and program rules. Respond to emergencies and complete all necessary reporting, fact gathering and follow up. Develop policies and operational procedures for staff and programs, following guidelines set forth by the District, IDPH, PDRMA, American Red Cross and all other related agencies. Maintain inventory, research pricing and purchase supplies and equipment for programs. Facility manger on duty during scheduled evenings and weekends. Maintain overall facility cleanliness. Ability to work Tuesday–Thursday: 12:00–8:30p, Friday: 11:00–7:30p and Saturday: 8:30a–5p. Hours may vary depending on programming and season.

OTHER DUTIES Teach swim school classes as needed. Coordinate and assist with Special Events. Assist with outdoor pool management. Assist with party and group management. Teach CPR certification Classes. Attend training sessions and meetings with other professionals. Act as district liaison with related groups, local service organization(s) and schools. Inform all staff of any changes in policy, procedures or rules handed down by supervisors. Coordinate staff to direct patrons in the event of an emergency such as severe weather or fire. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals. Perform additional duties as assigned. Maintain cash control and supervise all bank deposits. Member of a Park District committee as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in recreation or related field, preferred.
Experience: Minimum of four (4) years of progressive aquatic experience; including swim school and lifeguard management. Minimum of one (1) year experience with American Red Cross program or ability to complete lifeguard training class within one (1) month hire date. Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft applications and recreation based software.
Certifications: International Pool and Water Park Lifeguard Training Instructor preferred. Certified CPR Instructor preferred. Certified Pool Operator preferred or ability to complete within 6 months of hire. Valid Illinois Driver’s License.

PERKS & BENEFITS: FULL TIME STAFF
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Life insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage)
IMRF Defined Benefit Pension
457 Defined Contribution Plan
Paid Time Off (sick, vacation, and personal)
Medical Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account with Employer Contribution (for applicable HDHP)
Park District Facility & Program Discounts

To apply, please visit dpparks.org/jobs

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 Des Plaines Park District

 Contact

Nicole Dale
847-391-5092
nicole.dale@dpparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 85,000+ DOQ

Position Summary: As a leader in the organization, the Assistant Superintendent of Finance supervises and coordinates the daily financial operations of the Park District. Additionally, the Assistant Superintendent shall support the Superintendent of Finance on new initiatives, maintain open lines of communication, and adopt best practices in the field.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field preferred and/or 5-7 years of applicable experience; experience in government fund accounting preferred, equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered; strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities; experience supervising staff; and proficient in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel, Word and financial software (Paycor and Tyler Incode).

Benefits & Wages: Health/Dental/Vision insurance for individual and family; paid life insurance; a retirement plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); paid vacation, personal days, holidays and sick time; unlimited in-house complimentary programs; seasonal pool passes for indoor and outdoor pools (individual and family); Fitness Center membership (individual and family); and discount at Palatine Hills Golf Course.

The salary for this position is $85,000+ dependent on qualifications and experience.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, come join us and Live the Parks & Rec Life!

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 Palatine Park District

 Contact

Matt Sheehan
(847) 496-6212
msheehan@palatineparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000-$60,000 Plus Excellent Benefit Package

Summary: Works under the direction of the Superintendent of Golf Course Maintenance. Under basic supervision assists with supervising staff, maintenance, and repair projects at the Tam Golf Course.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with managing the maintenance and repair of golf course facilities and equipment.
  • Supervises work crews, monitors operations, and verifies the efficient and timely accomplishment of assigned duties.
  • Strong working knowledge of the principles, mechanics, and operation of all turf grass and golf course equipment.
  • Inspects, adjusts, and performs minor repairs and maintenance of all turf grass and golf course equipment.
  • Inspects turf areas daily for fungus, insects, and undesirable vegetation.
  • Keeps inventory records on all equipment and materials used in maintenance operations.
  • Evaluates golf course turf conditions and repair and adjust irrigation system to optimize playing conditions.
  • Promotes and enforces safety rules and regulations.
  • Lifts and handles objects up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Monitors soil moisture levels and daily irrigation practices and schedules.
  • Keep current with other areas of Golf Maintenance to help the Superintendent of Golf Maintenance at times during his absence.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum three years of golf course maintenance, grounds maintenance, or turf management experience
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus
  • Valid Illinois class "B" driver's license
  • Valid Illinois Pesticide Public application license or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.

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 Niles Park District

 Contact

Tom Elenz
847-583-2722
tome@niles-parks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $55,000 annually depending upon qualifications

Description: We have an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Digital Media Specialist to join our staff! This is a newly created position in our Marketing Department, and we are seeking an individual who is driven and passionate about social media marketing, photography, and videography. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter who is creative, able to manage changing priorities, and quickly solve problems. It is a unique opportunity for an early career marketing professional who is looking to grow their skills within a small team while also interacting and collaborating with staff from all areas of the organization.

Under the direction of the Marketing & Public Relations Director, the selected candidate will be responsible for the content creation and management of the District’s website, social media accounts, online listings, email communications, and digital marketing and communications campaigns. This position develops innovative ideas and makes recommendations to ensure the digital media marketing for the District remains modern, compelling, relevant, and engaging. The individual will also be responsible for the production of quality photography and video content for District use. The candidate is expected to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends, have excellent communication skills, and be able to present our services creatively.

Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, graphic communication, digital arts or alternatively a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, three to four years of marketing experience, advanced expertise in marketing/design software such as Adobe Design Suite, Constant Contact and social media with demonstrated experience in digital photography and videography and demonstrated knowledge in website and digital content management.

Benefits: We offer a generous health plan effective the first day of employment in addition to many other benefits including a pension through IMRF.

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 Park Ridge Park District

 Contact

Margaret Holler
847-692-3346
mholler@prparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled