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 $16.00-$18.00 Hourly

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Summer Camp Coordinator The Justice Park District is accepting applications for summer camp coordinator for the park district summer camp. Applicants should be experienced in the management of children's programs and have at least three years of relevant experience. The summer camp coordinator will supervise approximately twenty camp counselors, coordinate program schedules and be responsible for the safe operation of the summer camp program. Applicants should be certified in CPR, First Aid, pass a background check and drug screen. The camp coordinator will be expected to work 40 hours per week starting June 3 - August 2.

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 Justice Park District

 Contact

Please No Phone Calls
708-458-1370
jvallez@justiceparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $41,600/yr

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To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola Rd., Aurora, IL 60504 Website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Salary: $41,600/yr – Depending on Qualifications

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management or related field and at least three years related experience; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous supervisory experience overseeing various athletic programs, camps and leagues required. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, program planning and budgeting, personnel management, marketing and safety is required. Excellent customer service skills with strong communication skills in both verbal and written format. Effective at building and maintaining relationships with schools, community athletic affiliates and volunteer coaches. Strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail is essential. Proficient computer skills in MS Office Suite required with knowledge and experience in RecTrac Recreation software preferred and the aptitude to learn other systems. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for maintaining, developing, and evaluating current athletic programs and leagues while looking into new opportunities for revenue and expansion thru new programs, training camps, tournaments, and other services to meet the needs of our customers and the community. Duties include but are not limited to; planning, budgeting, publicizing, staffing, scheduling, purchasing, and safety of all assigned programs and events. Other duties include but are not limited to: updating brochure, marketing and public relations including news releases, coach and parent communications, program and facility management, staff training, class instruction and other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Lisa Santoira
630-966-4517
lsantoria@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

May 10, 2019

 Starting at $38,700

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The Elmhurst Park District is seeking candidates for a full-time, non-exempt Park Specialist II position. The position is responsible for performing all aspects of athletic field maintenance throughout the District including field layout, striping, grooming renovations, inspections, and turf repairs.

Additional general park maintenance duties include mowing, tree removal, pesticide applications, trash collection, special events, and snow removal. Prior experience with athletic field maintenance and turf repair are preferred.

The position requires candidates to be able to obtain an lllinois Pesticide Operator's license, CPR/AED certification, and lllinois CDL "C" license upon employment.

The Park Specialist II works a schedule of Monday through Friday (6:30 am to 3:00 pm) with overtime for tournament setup, special events, and snow removal.

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 Elmhurst Park District

 Contact

Tom Shimko
tshimko@epd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $64,183.00 - $70,601.00 per year.

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The Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s Community Affairs Department is accepting applications for one (1) Environmental Education Manager.

DATE POSTED: APRIL 10, 2019

WORKSITE LOCATION: CREEK BEND NATURE CENTER, LEROY OAKES FOREST PRESERVE, ST.CHARLES, ILLINOIS; APPROXIMATELY 60 MILES WEST OF CHICAGO

HOURS/SCHEDULE: AS REQUIRED TO CARRY OUT JOB ASSIGNMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2019 All candidates must apply on-line at: http://kaneforest.com/employment/apply.aspx Applications MUST include a professional cover letter. Applications without a professional cover letter will not be considered.

POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for all aspects of environmental education programming for the District including creation, development, planning, implementation, budget and revenue generation; supervision of the Naturalist staff; oversight of Nature Center operations; and coordination with fellow department staff on Nature Center uses.

ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES & FUNCTIONS Operations: • Develops and implements District’s environmental education program throughout Kane County — at the Nature Center, at forest preserves, and at sites off District property. • Oversees and directs the activities of the Naturalists in fulfilling the mission of the Forest Preserve District as well as the mission of the environmental education program: To foster an understanding of ecological concepts and natural systems; to promote awareness of our interrelationship with those systems; and to encourage a personal responsibility to respect and care for the earth. • Identifies and implements ways to improve and/or generate Nature Center and nature program attendance, revenue, sponsorship, registration and enjoyment by creating fun, unique, interesting and informational environmental education experiences. • Shares in leading various nature programs, along with District naturalists. • Manages budget for environmental education program; makes budget requests/suggestions to Director of Community Affairs and monitors expenses/revenues throughout the year. • Writes and/or provides ideas, text and/or photos as needed for social media, website, interpretive signage, brochures, newsletters, flyers, articles and other District information. • Promotes the District’s environmental education program and the District as a whole by attending relevant meetings, conferences, workshops and/or special events. • Works with District staff and independent contractors to prepare grant applications in relation to the Nature Center or environmental education program. • Coordinates with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure a broad base of public involvement for appropriate volunteer positions: Nature Center Host, Nature Program Volunteer and Special Event Volunteer. • Coordinates ways to enhance and support Environmental Education activities with other staff and allied groups, instructors and experts. • Coordinates educational programs and teacher-training with educational institutions, and coordinates educational programs with various scout and youth groups, from across Kane County. • Identifies and coordinates any necessary Nature Center building maintenance with Planning & Operations department and/or outside vendors. • Prepares monthly reports detailing program revenues, expenses, attendance and satisfaction reports. • Composes quarterly schedules of nature programs and activities for review by the Director of Community Affairs, and then generates text for the District’s quarterly newsletter, The TreeLine. • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the Employee Handbook. • 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. • Works irregular hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays. • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Staff Supervision: • Supervises Naturalist, Naturalist Assistant and Seasonal Naturalist; carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Additional duties and functions may be essential.

QUALIFICATIONS • Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years of age • Education: Bachelor’s degree in biology, geology, environmental science, education or closely related field. • Experience: Minimum of 6 - 8 years of demonstrated success in environmental education that includes 2 years of management experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant education, experience and training.
• Experience in making effective oral, written and graphic presentations. • Experience in using computer systems for educational programming, graphics and reports. • Certifications/Licenses: CPR/1st AID/AED certification within one year of employment.

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 Forest Preserve District of Kane County

 Contact

Betsy Scaletta
630-208-8662
scalettabetsy@kaneforest.com

 Closing Date

May 1, 2019

 $55,000 - $68,000

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The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, creative, resourceful, multi-tasker, with ability to work both independently and with others. Responsible for the planning, implementation and management of capital projects including coordination and oversight of outside consultants, trades and contractors, annual maintenance programs, asset replacement, and general park and facility improvements. Other responsibilities include short and long-term planning, budgeting, bids, memorial/dedication initiatives, A.D.A. oversight, grant and alternative funding research, negotiating professional services contracts, board and public presentations and best management practices.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Community/Regional Planning or closely related field plus at least two (2) years of related experience is required. Certification in irrigation installation and/or playground safety is preferred. Candidates should possess the ability to work independently and with others, solve problems comprehensively, be creative and resourceful, perform in a fast-paced and multi-tasked environment, detail-oriented with excellent time management and ability to perform tasks on time and on budget. Proficiency in the use of computers and relevant industry technology with the aptitude to research and learn other systems. Candidate should possess friendly and effective interpersonal, written, verbal and telephone communication skills. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary. Position will be required to make public presentations within various settings including Park District Board meetings and Village oversight committees.

Hours: The Park Projects Manager is a full-time salaried employee. General work hours are a minimum of 40 hours per week. General work hours take place Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends due to meetings, projects and other responsibilities.

Interested candidates should apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/gepark/onlineapp/ You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. The Glen Ellyn Park District has a highly competitive benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, paid time off (including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick), and a defined benefit pension plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. The Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: May 16, 2019 or when filled

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 Glen Ellyn Park District

 Contact

Dave Harris
dharris@gepark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled