Description: Under the direction of the Heller Nature Center Manager and with direct supervision from the Naturalist/Program Supervisor, the Naturalist is responsible for conducting a wide variety of environmental education, interpretive and outdoor recreation programs at Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Interpretive Center and other locations in the area; planning and direct Outdoor Adventure Camp, Sand Trackers and Hook, Line and Sinker camp and assist with the management of the center’s apiary and beekeeping program.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, natural science or outdoor recreation with 2 years’ experience in environmental education/interpretation or a related field. Demonstrated ability to work enthusiastically with a broad clientele (preschool-adult). Skilled at developing innovative programs. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Must possess general first aid knowledge and have the physical ability to perform tasks in outdoor situations.
Responsibilities: Teach a variety of programs and assist in developing programs, services and events related but not limited to Heller’s teams course, public programs, early childhood, school and after school programs, special events, scout and custom programs and birthday parties at the Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center and other locations in the area; assist with Heller’s beekeeping program and maintenance of hives; contribute to brochure copy; planning and directing the Sand Trackers, Outdoor Adventure Camp and Girls Outdoor Challenge summer camps. Prepare weekly program materials, check registration, correspond to patrons, provide site supervision, extraordinary customer service, distribute information and answer questions.
Description: Under the supervision of the Heller Nature Center Manager and with direct supervision from the Naturalist/Program Supervisor, the Teams Course Facilitator is responsible for training, scheduling staff, coordinating and booking group and facilitating Heller's teams course, which includes teams, cooperative games, crate stacking and traveling teams.
Qualifications: Associates degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training in leading teams course programs; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated ability to work enthusiastically with a broad clientele. Skilled at developing innovative programs. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Must possess general first aid knowledge and have the physical ability to perform tasks in outdoor situations.
Responsibilities: Oversee booking, scheduling and training of staff and lead teams and crate staking programs. Design an appropriate teams program based on groups goals, needs and abilities. Maintain and organize program equipment and course. Conduct course setup and take down; prepare weekly materials; complete and file waivers, pre and post documents. Operate and use various teams course equipment including and not limited to, ladders, ropes, harnesses and helmets. Supervise and enforce rules and regulations. Assist with special events and teaching environmental/ outdoor recreation programs to school, scout, custom groups and the public as needed. Assist in the promotion of Nature Center programming. Provide site supervision, greet public, answer phones and disseminate information as needed.
We are seeking a professional and driven Human Resources Manager to work under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Business Services and Human Resources. This position is responsible for the coordination and administration of all human resources and customer service functions within the Streamwood Park District. The Human Resources Manager manages the planning, development, implementation and administration of the district's compensation, benefits, employee relations and training functions. They are responsible for coordinating recruitment, worker's compensation and customer service efforts. The HR Manager is responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local legislation, and maintains employment records. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and recommending employment guidelines, district policies and procedures, organizational functions, job responsibilities, and policy and administrative changes, with the goal of bettering the district. This position is an at-will position.
Qualifications Education • Candidate must have an Associate’s degree in the related field or an Associate’s degree with related experience. o Preference given to candidate with an undergraduate degree in Personnel Administration, Human Resources, or Organizational Management, or o Preference given to a candidate with an undergraduate degree in any field with a Master's in Human Resources, Organizational Management, or closely related field, or o Preference given to a candidate with an undergraduate degree in any field with an HR Certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP).
Experience • Candidate must have extensive knowledge and must have three to five (3-5) years’ experience as a human resources administrator/generalist/manager demonstrating multi-level management experience in the public or private agency. • Candidate must have outstanding verbal, written, organizational and human relations skills. • Candidate must have outstanding political sensitivity in the organization and management of a public or private agency. • Candidate must have a basic understanding of budgeting and finance skills.
Streamwood Park District offers a competitive compensation package including: IMRF eligible, vacation, personal days, floating holidays, sick leave, paid holidays, health insurance options, dental and vision, group term life insurance, voluntary term life insurance and a 457(b).
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Summary: Under the direction of the Manager of Aquatics and Fitness, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for all operations related to aquatics at the indoor pool, Hidden Creek Aqua Park and Rosewood Beach. This includes, but is not limited to, the supervision of lifeguards and scheduling of pool activities and programs at the indoor pool. The Recreation Supervisor will also oversee all hiring, training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating of lifeguards and swim instructors at the aquatics facilities.
Responsibilities: The Recreation Supervisor’s primary responsibilities will be to manage a team of lifeguard supervisors, lifeguards, swimming instructors, aqua aerobics instructors and additional support staff as needed. This position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units. The Recreation Supervisor will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. These responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, with a degree in Business, Recreation or Sports & Exercise Facility Management or related field or experience in Park Administration or five years progressive successful experience in the field and training. Experience should not be measured in time alone; quality of previous experience as well as its similarity to the needs of the current position should be a determining factor. Must have 2-4 years of management or supervisory experience. American Red Cross Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor certifications are required. American Red Cross Lifeguard Waterfront Certification is preferred.
Successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge of the theory and philosophy of recreation for leisure time and the ability to interpret this philosophy to others in the form of planning, organizing and supervising programming and personnel. Ability to apply education, training and work experience to improve performance of organization.
Classification: Full-time, exempt. Hours and schedules may vary depending on seasonal workloads and needs.
Wage Range: Hiring range is $51,000-$55,000 DOQ
Benefits: Excellent benefit package, including health, dental, and pension.
The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.
ABOUT US: The Bartlett Park District is an independent local government agency that provides 597 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, IL and surrounding neighbors. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 44 parks, a community center, two aquatic centers, two golf courses, banquet facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, and more.
JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Superintendent of Villa Olivia, the Golf & Ski Operations Manager is responsible for the daily operations of Villa Olivia’s beautiful 18 hole golf course, Apple Orchard’s 9 hole golf course, and ski and snow hill areas. Examples of duties include: -Oversee daily operations of the golf (Villa Olivia & Apple Orchard) and ski areas, including but not limited to, open and close facility for the season; facility hours; tee time management; promotions and marketing; group outings, tournaments, and lessons. -Supervise full time and part time seasonal staff including interview, hire and terminate, schedule and assign duties, troubleshoot problems, discipline, evaluate, and train. -Manage golf, ski and POS software programs. -Establish systems and procedures for golf and ski operations. -Set and achieve goals and objectives on time. -Coordinate and oversee golf outings. -Supervise golf cart fleet services and agreements. -Coordinate purchasing, pricing, display, and promotion of merchandise. -Market, publicize and promote offerings. -Assist with budget and equipment bid preparation. -Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in facility operations, business, sales, or closely related field. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in facility operations or recreational programming required. Experience in golf or ski operations preferred. Must possess excellent management, communication, and computer skills with proven experience in social media and focus on customer service.
SCHUDULE & PAY: This is a full time, year-round manager level position. Forty hours per week includes working evenings and weekends on a consistent basis. Target hiring range is $47,000 to $57,000 DOQ (dependent on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical & Prescription Coverage 457 Plan/ Defined Contribution Plan Dental & Vision Coverage Flexible Spending Accounts Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time Pension/ Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) Tuition Reimbursement Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits
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Application Deadline: September 17, 2018