JOB SUMMARY: The Glenview Park District is proud to operate a dynamic and diverse aquatic program which includes 3 facilities: Splash Landings (a year round indoor), Flick Pool (summer only outdoor), and Roosevelt Pool (summer only outdoor). Our aquatics department offers a wide variety of programs and activities including swim lessons, a swim team, pool rentals/parties, outdoor food concessions, birthday parties, and other special events. In this fun and challenging role, you will be an important part our aquatic management team. Reporting to the Manager of Aquatics, as the Aquatics Supervisor you will also assist with the regular supervision and training of all staff, facility management, budget preparation/planning, program development and implementation, and other duties/responsibilities as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Physical Education, Business Administration, or related field along with at least two (2) years’ experience in aquatic programming and facility management preferred. Will consider significant and material experience in lieu of formal education. Must be able to acquire within first six (6) months of employment: StarGuard Elite Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor Certifications, Starfish Aquatics Institute Swim Lesson and Trainer Certification, Certified Pool Operator License, Certifications. Knowledge and skills with computers and software (Outlook, Word, and Excel) along with ability to learn additional software and systems required for business transactions. Knowledge of and ability to apply Americans with Disabilities Act to business situations. Valid Illinois driver’s license required along with own source of reliable transportation.
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full time year round position. Daily schedule will vary based on facility hours of operation which will include nights and weekends based on program and facility needs. Target hiring range is $45,000 - $50,000, dependent on qualifications.
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO, Prescription Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF), Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time,Tuition Reimbursement, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.
APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. Open until filled.
Grounds Maintenance Laborer/Full-Time/Entry-Level
Mt. Prospect Park District was incorporated in June 1955, and is located approximately 35 miles northwest of Chicago. Encompassing more than 454 acres, the Park District provides recreation programs, facilities and services to portions of Mount Prospect, Arlington Heights, Des Plaines and Elk Grove Village with a total population of 215,000. Mt. Prospect Park District offers its residents a total of 32 parks and recreational facilities including, a 3-1/2 star golf course, neighborhood playgrounds, pools, fitness centers, ball diamonds, biking and walking paths.
We are currently searching for a full-time, entry-level Grounds Maintenance Laborer. The Grounds Maintenance Laborer performs routine maintenance of our parks and facilities under the direction of the Grounds Department Manager.
We offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, Dental Coverage, Short Term Disability, Long-Term Disability (IMRF), Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits, Vision Reimbursement Program.
APPLY ONLINE ONLY: https://www.applitrack.com/mppd/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Maintenance Or visit us at www.mppd.org – click on “Careers” at the top of the page and look under Vacancies for the Maintenance/Ground Maintenance Laborer job posting.
Grounds Maintenance Laborer Duties:
Perform to the best of their ability on all jobs assigned by the Grounds Department Manager including: ● small and large equipment operation ● maintenance and upkeep of tools and equipment ● general park maintenance and cleanup ● landscaping work ● general labor work ● building and grounds maintenance ● athletic field maintenance ● general assistance to the skilled and semi-skilled maintenance staff ● any and all duties pertaining to the physical operation of the Park District
Able to work with other departments under assigned supervision to accomplish special tasks.
Purchase materials as needed with the approval of the Grounds Department Manager.
Participate in the winter snow removal and ice-making operations.
Respond in person, for emergency night and weekend jobs when required by management.
Able to work special events from time to time at night and on weekends.
Participate in the Park District’s Safety Training programs.
Be familiar with and abide by Park District policies and procedures.
All other duties as assigned by the Grounds Department Manager, Director of Parks and Planning, and/or the Executive Director. However, in an emergency, perform all other duties as required.
Grounds Maintenance Laborer Qualifications:
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a High School education or GED equivalent or any combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge and skills for this position.
Must be able to communicate effectively with others to allow for the coordination of work, safety, and in emergency situations.
Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license.
Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Illinois Commercial Driver’s license, (CDL), Class B, if requested.
Must be able to operate tractors, trucks and equipment.
Must possess a basic knowledge in the use of common hand tools and power tools.
Must be able to work without supervision.
Physical Job Qualifications: Must be physically able to: frequently ascend/descend more than a 25% grade, lift 50 lbs. from a squat position, push/pull, reach, walk; occasionally balance, bend (must be able to bend at waist and touch the floor with fingertips), climb, crawl, crouch, kneel for long periods of time, sit, stoop; and constantly handle objects.
Must be able to work in inclement weather for prolonged periods. Grounds Maintenance Laborers are regularly exposed to outdoor conditions including rain, sun, wind, high humidity, and excessive heat and cold.
Due to the needs of the Park District, evening and weekend hours may be required. Your work schedule may vary and your workweek may exceed 40 hours at times.
Nothing contained herein shall preclude or limit the Park District from changing this written job description through addition, deletion or modification of essential job duties.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT US: The Glenview Park District is an independent local government agency that provides beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Glenview, IL and beyond. Major facilities include a 170,000 sq. ft. community center, three aquatic centers, an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and restaurant, a 9-hole golf course with platform tennis, a tennis club, an ice center, a 1920s dairy farm, an 1850s nature/history center, and newly renovated administrative offices. The District has over 100 full time employees, 300 year-round part time employees and another 500 summer / temporary employees.
JOB SUMMARY: The Partnership Manager is a new full time position that will be responsible for managing the Glenview Park District’s sponsorship program: soliciting, negotiating and managing execution of all major corporate partnerships, and maximizing sponsorship revenue. The Partnership Manager will work with the Manager of Marketing and Communications, the marketing team and various programming staff. This position is a strategic marketing partner with the community who will focus efforts on building strong, lasting relationships with the business community. The Partnership Manager has the authority to carry out the job requirements and responsibilities and is accountable to the Manager of Marketing and Communications.
QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will have a degree in marketing, sales, advertisement, business development or a related field of study. Five (5) years or more of experience with partnership management and sponsorship sales, preferably with focus on multi-year agreements and high-value partnerships. Advanced knowledge & experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and budget management best practices. Experience with Adobe Suite and understanding of design best practices a plus. Highly effective at managing multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Exceptional communication, organization & time management skills. Proven ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organization, including senior management.
SALARY: Target hiring salary range is $58,000-$65,000 DOQ, plus incentive pay/commission based on ability to meet goals.
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO, Prescription Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time, Tuition Reimbursement, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.
APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. Application Deadline: January 11, 2019
The Park District of Oak Park offers a quality internship program to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation or related areas of study. The internship provides a comprehensive experience of district operations including administration, programming, employee management, facility management, camps, aquatics & rink (seasonal), historic properties, conservatory, special events, marketing and maintenance based on the desires and interests of the intern and the needs of the Park District. The exact hours for the Intern will vary, depending on weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 35-40 hours per week, including night and weekend hours when appropriate. $11.00 per hour We will be hiring 3 interns for the 2019 summer season. One will be assigned to general recreation and will work mainly with day camp programs. One will be assigned to the sports team and will work mainly with youth sports and sports camps. One will be in charge of our new Pop Up Park Bike Program. That position will involved planning and delivering pop up programming to our community. The staff member will be required to ride a large cargo bike filled with recreation supplies and engage residents in our parks and community wide events. Please indicate if you have a preference for one of the positions in your application.
Apply online at www.pdop.org. Jobid#1541
Join the team at the Elmhurst Park District where we enrich lives while having fun! In 1920, the residents of Elmhurst created a unit of local government to provide for the community’s recreational and park interests. The Park District develops and maintains park land, provides recreational programs, and develops and operates enterprise facilities. With a population of 45,556, the Park District manages 462 acres of parkland within 28 parks ranging in size from small neighborhood parks to large community parks. The Wilder Park Conservatory holds 4 to 8 floral displays a year. The Conservatory was the first capital project in 1923 and was rebuilt in 2013.
JOB SUMMARY Assist with the public horticulture program of the Elmhurst Park District, including work in the conservatory, greenhouse (floriculture production), park flower beds, gardens and landscapes, tallgrass prairie, wetlands, youth education. Duties also include winter snow removal, pruning, invasive plant control, pesticide applications.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors of Science or an Associate of Applied Sciences in Horticulture is required. Experience and floriculture training is preferred. The position will require completion of prescribed burn manager certification.
HOURS There will be some weekend and holiday hours.
BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Insurance, PPO or HMO • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefit