ARLINGTON HEIGHTS PARK DISTRICT invites applications for the position of:
Arlington Muskie Assistant Swim Coach
SALARY: $10.00 - $15.00 Hourly OPENING DATE: 09/14/18 CLOSING DATE: 10/12/18
JOB OVERVIEW: The Arlington Heights Park District is seeking an Assistant Muskie Swim Team Coach for the winter 2018-2019 swim season. Hours are are weekday and weekend evenings with occasional weekend daytime hours for swim meets. Hours will vary but are usually between 6 and 15 per week depending on the swim meet schedule. The season runs October through mid-March. Must be available evenings during the spring and fall for pre- and post-season programming. Must attend swim meets which are held on weekend afternoons.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Supervises the swimmers during practices, meets and any Muskie swim periods. Records swimmers' meet results and distributes award ribbons to their age group as outlined in the Ribbon Procedure. Leads daily practices, utilizing workouts as outlined in the Muskie Swim Team Manual. Creates line-ups for all swim meets. Coordinates swim meet volunteers for home swim meets. Assists with the preparation, operation and clean-up of home swim meets. Communicates with the Recreation Supervisor - Aquatic Programs, other Muskie coaches, parents and swimmers. Attends and participates in all required meetings and trainings. Records swimmers' meet results, as outlined in the Ribbon Procedure. Reports unusual maintenance problems or other irregularities to the Aquatic Program Supervisor or the Aquatic Facilities Supervisor. Attends work on a regular basis.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum age of 18 is required. High school graduate or G.E.D. Minimum of one two two years experience in competitive swimming. Swim coaching experience preferred. Strong knowledge of competitive swimming. Thorough knowledge of emergency and auxiliary services available in the community when needed in emergency situations. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. CPR (Infant, Child and Adult) and First Aid Certification. Capacity to perform CPR, first aid and water lifesaving skills when required. Capacity to work harmoniously with other aquatic staff. Ability to instruct, coach, supervise and evaluate swimmers. Ability to assign, train, supervise and evaluate coaching staff. Ability to respond to inquiries and requests received from the general public. Capacity to provide a high level of customer service to internal and external customers. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees, children and the general public. Ability to work with general direction from immediate supervisor. Capacity to work and maintain composure in periods of high activity and in emergency situations. Capacity to follow through on tasks to completion. Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with supervisors and co-workers. Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve assigned goals. Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations. Ability to follow directions and communicate in English verbally and in writing. Ability to read and understand materials printed in English. Capacity to proactively resolve problems, if authorized to do so, or to refer problems to immediate supervisor.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION AND PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Standing, walking and sitting for sustained periods of time while completing work. Repetitive hand/arm movements such as when demonstrating swimming strokes. Some bending, kneeling and reaching for items off floor and high shelves. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. in aquatic equipment, storage boxes and other supplies. General work area an indoor, smoke-free environment with controlled temperature and fluorescent lighting. Occasional exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions when attending job related activities at locations away from the office. Frequent exposure to cleaning materials and pool chemicals. Capacity to work in a high stress environment under multiple deadlines and with frequent interruptions. Ability to work extra hours to accomplish and complete high volume of work. Exposure to various chemicals (i.e., chlorine, muriatic acid, diatomaceous earth, cleaning materials and disinfectants) as used in routine aquatic maintenance. Exposure to chronic infectious disease while performing routine first aid or emergency procedures. Protective clothing and equipment is required as it pertains to the particular job duty: Microshield and/or Sealeasy Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Non-Latex gloves
Please apply online at: https://www.ahpd.org/jobs/
Follow link to apply: https://www.applitrack.com/seaspar/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1
Benefits Complete medical/health/life/vision and dental package; vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; IMRF
Function The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for planning, leading, and evaluating assigned recreation and leisure programs.
Supervision The Recreation Coordinator is responsible to the Inclusion Manager.
To instruct recreation and leisure programs as developed and sponsored by SEASPAR, with a range of twelve - sixteen hours of direct leadership per week.
To plan and coordinate Special Olympics and sports programs which must meet the needs and interests of SEASPAR's residents in addition to coordinating the use of community facilities to meet program needs.
To coordinate all aspects of the summer school cooperative programs (SASED).
To plan a variety of aquatic programs which must meet the needs and interests of SEASPAR's residents in addition to coordinating the use of community facilities to meet program needs.
To plan and coordinate several large-scale sporting events on an annual basis, including a swim meet, bowling tournament and various other sports competitions.
To assist with developing, organizing, and planning weekly activities, special events, day camp, and leisure education programs for people with disabilities.
To develop program goals and objectives, maintain attendance, and write evaluation reports for assigned programs.
To actively support SEASPAR’s risk management program.
To assist in the planning of seasonal programs and special events.
To develop and manage department budgets, revenue and expenditures. Assist in the formulation and management of the recreation department budget.
To prepare and present reports relative to job duties. To assist with preparation and distribution of SEASPAR brochures and promotional materials. To obtain and maintain training and certification in first aid, CPR, Handle with Care, and others related to duties. To attend job related in-services, conferences, workshops, and classes. To monitor local, state, and national trends as they relate to SEASPAR functions. To perform other job related duties as assigned.
Essential Functions Must be able to sit 70% of the work day. Must be able to carry equipment up to 35 lbs. for up to 100 feet. Lift equipment/participants up to 50 lbs. Push participants in wheelchairs. Must be able to transfer individuals from wheelchairs to stationary seats, including restroom transfers. Must be able to drive agency vehicles and operate wheelchair lifts and tie-downs. Must have the ability to use telephone, computer, and office equipment and access files in cabinets. Must have mobility to move from one facility to another during the work day.
Worker Traits The knowledge of the basic philosophical foundation of recreation and leisure. The ability to interact effectively with and to plan for individuals with a wide range of disabilities. The ability when necessary to modify and adapt recreation activities to meet participants needs and interests. The knowledge of the philosophy of inclusion as well as ADA Accommodations. The knowledge of current inclusive practices. The knowledge of basic supervisory principles. The knowledge of current employment laws and practices. The ability to interact and plan effectively with the SEASPAR staff, parents, and staff representing park districts, schools, and other community agencies and organizations. The knowledge of schools, nursing homes, group homes, hospitals, clinics, agencies and organizations serving individuals with disabilities. The knowledge of community facilities available for SEASPAR’s use. The knowledge and skill in a wide range of recreation interest areas. The ability to set and evaluate program goals and objectives. The ability to express ideas clearly and concisely; orally and in writing. The ability to be flexible in all aspects of job responsibility. The ability to observe and accurately report on participant behavior and progress. The knowledge of and ability to practice emergency first aid and aquatic safety. The knowledge and demonstration of proper safety measures regarding equipment, supplies, and leadership while conducting programs.
Required Education and Experience – The Recreation Coordinator should be graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in recreation, therapeutic recreation, special education, or related field. The Recreation Coordinator must be a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP), or hold the highest level of certification in their field or attain certification within one year.
Condition of Employment – The Recreation Coordinator must be a licensed driver, provide and insure his/her own car, and use his/her own car for SEASPAR business, and must pass the pre-placement physical.
For more information and to apply please visit our website at: https://www.elkgroveparks.org/Employment
JOB SUMMARY Responsible for deployment and maintenance of end-user hardware and software in coordination with the rest of the Information Technology team, and for responding to helpdesk tickets and other reported Technology problems.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS •Administration of the Park District’s IT Ticketing system, including providing Tier 1 support for end-user requests and assigning tickets to other IT staff when necessary •Installation, configuration, and maintenance of end-user desktops, mobile devices (phones, tablets, desktops, and laptops) •Responding to and resolving alerts and notifications from anti-virus and anti-malware systems •Administration of desktop imaging software (ManageEngine OSDeployer) for annual desktop deployments, off-cycle deployments, and disaster recovery •Maintenance and administration of the District’s IT Asset Management system(s) •Coordination of setup and tear-down for temporary Audio/Visual setups for meetings and special events •Administration of Mobile Device Management programs (Maas360, Meraki SM) •Installation, maintenance, and monitoring of Genetec security system software and Axis security cameras throughout the Park District •Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules. •Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS •Assist with ongoing IT Projects. •Participate in on the job training or off-site training. •Respond to end-user trouble reports and outages on nights and weekends; be available to answer District-issued cell phone during all business hours of District facilities •Knowledge of audio and video equipment. •Participation in monthly off-hour maintenance windows (one weeknight per month) •Write or record documentation for various IT systems •Occasionally perform structured cabling installations or upgrades (CAT6 or Fiber Optic) •Occasionally perform basic Systems Administration tasks, such as password resets, when necessary
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS •General work area in indoors, in a smoke free environment with controlled temperature and fluorescent lighting. •Works in a wide range of weather conditions, which can include cold, rain, and extreme heat. •Infrequent exposure to cleaning materials and office supplies (e.g. printer toner). •Exposure to electrical equipment and electrical systems. •Must be able to work in a team environment. •Physical agility to maintain mobility from site to site. •Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds with assistance.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
Sitting – frequently Walking – frequently Strength – heavy (over 50lbs with assistance) Climbing – occasionally Balancing – occasionally Stooping – frequently Kneeling – occasionally Crouching – occasionally Crawling – occasionally Reaching – frequently Handling – frequently Feeling – occasionally
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS •Effective communication skills, both orally and written; ability to communicate technical information to non-technical end-users •Ability to troubleshoot without direct supervision; willingness to ask questions of other I.T. Staff for clarification when needed. •Excellent customer service skills. •Strong knowledge of multiple operating systems (Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, Mac OS X) and basic knowledge of server Operating Systems and roles (e.g. Active Directory, DHCP, DNS) •In-depth knowledge of hardware components such as motherboards, ram, processor chips, video cards, etc. •Subject to modified/flexible work schedule including nights and weekends. •Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. •Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize projects and ticket work based upon immediate needs, agency priorities, and department goals
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Associates degree in computer science, information systems, or related field. Actual work experience installing and maintaining Windows network and PC software applications. CompTIA A+ Certification strongly recommended. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Location: Vaughan Athletic Center
Hours: Hours vary, including weekends and evenings, average between 25-30 hrs./week
Salary: $12/hour minimum starting pay rate
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be dependable and reliable with a strong sense of safety and responsibility to oversee pool operations and the care of our guests. Must be a certified provider in First Aid, CPR and AED. Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a lead or head guard role and be certified as an Ellis & Associates lifeguard trainer or obtain within one month of employment. Ability to use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200 lb. person. Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers. Strong and effective communication skills in both verbal and written form with the ability and desire to provide quality customer service is essential. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Proficient computer skills required. Cash handling experience preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays. Minimum of a high school diploma with some college preferred.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Indoor Aquatics Manager, the Assistant Manager will assist with the responsibilities associated with the day to day operation of the Vaughan Athletic Center Aquatic facility. Duties include but not limited to: assist in the enforcement of all agency, state, county and local laws, rules, regulations and policies; coordinate staff in-service training along with new and renewal guard training; assist in maintaining staff schedules and payroll; supervise aquatic programming; provide cashiers with banks, cash control and reconcile daily deposits; maintain a high level of security and safety for staff and patrons; administer lifesaving skills if required and maintain required records, supplies and equipment. Additionally will recognize and prevent potential hazardous or accident situations and maintain the cleanliness of the pool deck. This is an at-will position.
For more information and to apply please visit our website at: https://www.elkgroveparks.org/Employment
Hiring Range: Starting at $12.00 per hour (Also includes some Park District Facility/Program Usage Benefits)
Days & Hours: flexible schedule April-November - Monday through Thursday December-March - Monday through Wednesday JOB SUMMARY Maintains park and facility plant material and planting beds. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Under the supervision of the Horticulture Crew Leader, assists in the maintenance of all parks and facilities by weeding, watering, mulching, pruning, moving soil and planting of trees and shrubs. Operates trucks and special equipment after receiving and passing district training on vehicles/equipment. Responsible for general park grounds cleanup. Assists other sections and divisions as necessary. Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and employee handbook. Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks. Perform other duties as directed by the Horticulture Crew Leader. Assists in ensuring work assignments run smoothly and in an efficient manner. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of plant material, plant installation and maintenance, turf maintenance and irrigation. Knowledge of, but not limited to, the identification of native and non-native Midwest plant material such as trees shrubs, grasses and flowers. Ability to possess a valid State of Illinois driver's license with the proper classification for the vehicles(s) expected to operate and to meet the driving record qualifications as established by the District. Ability to work in a team-based environment. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Work independently under minimal supervision. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees. Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school