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The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for operation of the Club Fitness Aquatic Center related swim lessons and Aquatics programs to meet the needs of the community. Accountable for profit and loss of designated area.


• Previous experience managing an aquatic facility and aquatic programs.
• Starfish Aquatic Instructor Certification required or must have the ability to attain.
• AFO certification preferred.
• Knowledge of aquatic programming for youth, teens and adults.
• Ability to train lifeguards and swim instructors. • Ability to hire, train and supervise staff to result in quality programs and customer service.
• Ability to work effectively with volunteers, full-time, part-time and administrative staff to reach the goals of the District.
• Knowledge of budget formats and the ability to comprehend and determine these budgets for aquatics. • Possess of a valid driver’s license, First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.


• Supervise the delivery of aquatics programs and swim lessons • Direct supervision of aquatics personnel; both district employees, independent contractors and volunteers • Prepare cost analysis budgeting of programs, activities • Prepare reports, statistics, and evaluations of aquatics programs • Assist with emergency procedures and building evacuation • Lead and/or teach various fitness aquatic activities • Implement and supervise purchasing in accordance with district policies and procedures maintaining adequate inventory for program operation • Monitor program participation and take corrective action steps for both low enrollment and waiting lists • Monitor financial results reporting any deviations • Evaluate staffing needs (including recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluation) • Assist in interpreting resident needs and delivering programs and services to meet those needs • Promote, organize and stimulate good relationships with community and other interest groups and with other agencies serving the area • Prepare accurate and appropriate program and facility information for seasonal brochures and other miscellaneous public information • Have consistent staff meetings with aquatics instructors • Perform other duties and functions as directed • Work closely with the marketing department on promotions for Aquatics programs • Run all aquatics in-service trainings and certification courses MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual, Personnel Policy Manual, and Safety manual • Work with schools, sports leagues and other organizations on special projects


• Principles, practices and objectives of park and recreation and fitness center administration • Aptitude to use a computer for e-mail, and accessing the internet, knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher • Ability to cooperate with and interpret Park District philosophies in relation to governmental, public and private groups or agencies, and to the general public • Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under the stress of multiple deadlines, requests from others and interruptions, with accuracy • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relations with both internal and external customers • Proficiency to read and write in English, and organize effectively • Ability to communicate effectively within various settings, from one-on-one to group configurations • Capacity to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations


The Aquatics Coordinators schedule is generally Monday through Friday with varying hours. Weekends and evenings are necessary to produce exceptional results. It is essential to be regularly available during standard business hours to meet with staff, vendors and other businesses and government agencies.

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 Addison Park District


Waseem Khan
(630) 233-7275 ext. 2145

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20.00 - $24.00 per hour DOQ

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The Glen Ellyn Park District is accepting applications for the position of Parks Specialist III. Glen Ellyn Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community's use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events. The District operates one outdoor aquatic facility two recreation centers three athletic complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sport & Fitness Center and the recently renovated Lake Ellyn Boathouse.

DESCRIPTION: The Park Specialist III position is responsible for the on-going improvements and maintenance including but not limited to: park and playground inspections, maintain and repair of all aspects of parks and facilities including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and masonry. Additionally this position will be required to perform set-up support and take down for special events and tournaments, and will participate in snow removal and other inclement weather activities.

JOB DUTIES: The duties and responsibilities listed below are illustrative only and are not meant to be a full and exhaustive listing of all the duties and responsibilities of the classification. 1. Perform preventative maintenance, inspections, installation and repair of parks and facilities as assigned in the Parks Maintenance Department. 2. Execute work orders. 3. Posses knowledge and be skilled with hand/power tools and be able to operate all park district vehicles / equipment ( i.e. backhoe, large production mowers, snow removal equipment, tractors and trailers. 4. Be able to work outdoors, in all weather conditions. 5. Must work well independently and posses the ability to effectively supervise staff/crew. 6. Communicate regularly with supervisors on project updates, supplies, equipment issues and safety concerns. 7. Perform a variety of skilled maintenance and manual task on plumbing, electrical, and HVAC equipment, 8. Be available for work during regular office hours, evenings and weekends as needed, schedule may change to meet the demands of the district. Be part of an on-call rotation to respond to district issues outside normal work hours. 9. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, including:

EDUCATION: Two years of college level coursework or equivalent certifications in a general trade(s) including: carpentry, electrical, HVAC, pools, plumbing, construction management, and/or facilities operations. An AA degree or higher in a closely related field is desirable.

EXPERIENCE: Education may be substituted for five years of increasingly responsible related experience, including two years of supervisory responsibility.

LICENSE: A valid Illinois Class A Drivers License is required within six months of employment.

CERTIFICATION: An Illinois Pesticide Applicators License is required within six months of employment. Specialized certifications in areas such as carpentry, electrical, HVAC, pools, (CPO), plumbing, construction management, and or facility operations, Certified Playground Inspector (CPSI) certification are highly desirable.

SALARY: $20.00 - $24.00 DOQ

BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent are: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO Dental Coverage Prescription Coverage Vision Reimbursement Program Life Insurance Short - Long - Term Disability (IMRF) Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) Paid Time Off & Paid Emergency Leave

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Scott Norman
630-858-6037 ext. 6007

 Closing Date

March 4, 2019


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Job Title: Recreation Intern / Salary: $9.00/hour, 12 weeks - Summer / FLSA: Non-Exempt / Department: Recreation

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS- Reports to: Assistant Superintendent of Recreation

BASIC FUNCTION- The Recreation Intern, under the supervision and direction of appropriate staff, is responsible for gaining knowledge in the development, implementation, evaluation and modification of a broad range of creative, customer-driven programs within assigned area. This position requires the maintenance and coordination of all programming aspects which could include brochure production, budgeting, marketing, quality control, revenue generation/expense control and customer related issues.


-Plan, develop, budget and implement assigned programs and events to contribute to the District’s success.

-Prepare reports, statistics and program evaluations for continuous improvement of future operations.

-Coordinate and schedule use of facilities for programming in coordination with other program supervisors.

-Develop promotional materials and cross promote within related program areas.

-Continue education on new industry related issues, procedures and techniques.

-Maintain and promote excellent customer service relations with participants, parents, and other affiliates.

-Maintain a working knowledge of all general and department safety rules. Enforce safety rules and improve public and employee knowledge by preventing, confronting and correcting unsafe behavior.

-Complete all school related reports and projects, as assigned.


-Administer First Aid, when required.

-Adhere to all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual and Crisis Manual.

-Direct participants in the event of an emergency, such as fire, severe weather.

-Communicate with appropriate full time supervisor regarding any equipment needing repair or replacement.

-Attend related training and meetings as requested.

-Perform other related duties and/or special projects as assigned.


Education: Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, or related field

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of undergraduate coursework.

Certifications: CPR & First Aid Certification preferred, Classes available through Park District. Valid Illinois Driver’s license is necessary.

To apply, please fill out an application on our website at

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 Des Plaines Park District


Jennifer Boys
(847) 391-5091

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 starting range $17.41-$19.59/hour

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Under the direction and supervision of the Natural Resources, Horticulture, and Turf Manager; the Crew Leader performs and assigns crew members day to day restoration tasks to maintain and improve the quality of the District's natural areas.

QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent. Post high school education in park maintenance, natural resource management, horticulture, forestry or a related field is preferred. A minimum of two years demonstrated field experience in best management practices regarding woodland, savanna, prairies, riparian and wetlands areas. Must have a Chicago Wilderness Burn Certificate or obtain within 6 months of hiring. Prefer S-130/S-190 certification. Must have a valid driver's license. Must possess a state of Illinois Pesticide Applicator license or become certified within 6 months of hiring. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds for 25 yards.

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position. Hours are generally 6:30am-3:00pm Monday through Friday, but hours may change to include weekends due to work load, special events, or weather.

To apply and view the complete job description please visit

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 Bolingbrook Park District


Forrest Rackmyer

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 starting range $21.28-$23.94/hour

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Under the supervision of the Natural Resources, Horticulture, and Turf Manager: arrange, cultivate, and maintain trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plant material to maintain and improve the appearance of park landscapes and athletic turf. Supervise and assist landscape crew members and coordinate park maintenance and development.

QUALIFICATIONS Associates Degree in Horticulture or related field. Bachelor of Science degree preferred. Must have a minimum of five years landscape work experience. Must have a valid driver's license. Must possess an Illinois Pesticide Applicator's license or obtain within 6 months of employment. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds for 25 yards; such as landscape timbers, bagged fertilizer, or shrubs. Bilingual, English and Spanish speaking individuals are highly desirable and preferred.

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position.

Hours are generally 6:30am - 3:00pm Monday through Friday. Due to the nature of this position it is sometimes necessary to work additional hours and weekends.

To apply and view the full job description please visit

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 Bolingbrook Park District


Forrest Rackmyer

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled