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  $42,294 - $50,749

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For more information and to apply please visit our website at: https://www.elkgroveparks.org/employment-careers-jobs

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for the training and management of aquatic operational staff at all the District’s aquatic facilities. These staff positions include lifeguards, head lifeguards, managers, admission managers, and cashiers.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Lead the training and certification processes for managers and guards. Oversee the in-services for all operational aquatic staff. Oversee an effective staff work schedule for seasonal and year-round; pool managers, lifeguards, cashiers at all aquatic facilities. Assist the Aquatics Manager in the following processes: hiring, firing, training, assigning, supervising, and evaluating all aquatic staff.  Assist in the development of the aquatics department budgets, risk management procedures, and operational procedures for all aquatic facilities. Assist the Aquatics Manager with payroll for all aquatic staff, verifying time adjustments. Manage pools during lap swim, open swim, swim team, and special events when scheduling conflicts arise or as deemed necessary by the Aquatics Manager and/or the Superintendent of Recreation.   Assist Aquatics Manager in preparing and editing seasonal brochures and District website for the aquatics department. Manage inventory of guard equipment and merchandise items at the District’s aquatic facilities. Assist Aquatics Manager in the implementation and enforcement of employee policies and procedures. Develop detailed reports and analysis and make recommendations for continuous improvements. Assist with community wide special events not specifically related to aquatics programming area.  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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of aquatic operations. Fairness in dealing with people. Ability to demonstrate effective decision making and problem solving skills. Skilled in working with computers and database programs. Organizational ability. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum Bachelor’s degree in the area of recreation or facility management or related field or equivalent combination of school and aquatic work experience.E Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Instructor Certification or ability to obtain certification within the first 6 months.  Valid Illinois Driver’s License.

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
8472283504
cking@elkgroveparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000-$55,000

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SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Aquatics & Facility Manager, the Aquatics & Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordinating and supervision of all operational and program functions for Sunset & Mill Creek Pools (including swim lessons and concessions), Playhouse 38 (including all programming), and a variety of special events.

SUPERVISOR: The Aquatics & Recreation Coordinator reports to the Aquatics & Facility Manger, Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in recreation administration, or closely related field, with 1-3 years full time related supervisory experience in the field of Parks and Recreation, Facility Management; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. StarGuard Elite Lifeguard Instructor certification, or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire. Food Service Safety Manager certification or willingness to obtain. Certified Aquatic Facility Operator or Pool Operator with at least 1-year aquatic facility operations experience preferred. Certification by a professional association and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable.

HOURS: The Aquatics & Recreation Coordinator shall have varying hours due to programs, special events and facility operating hours. Due to the varying nature of the work, evening and weekend hours of duty are expected.

SALARY: $45,000-$55,000

APPLICATION: Qualified applicants should submit an employment application online at www.genevaparks.org. Full job description is available within application. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume as a part of their application.

QUESTIONS: Contact Joey Kalwat, Aquatics & Facility Manager, at JKalwat@genevaparks.com or (630) 232-4542.

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 Geneva Park District

 Contact

Joey Kalwat
(630) 232-4542
JKalwat@genevaparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting Salary Range: $45,900 - $51,638 depending on experience

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Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a BS/BA degree in recreation and parks administration or related field and 2 years’ experience in aquatic program and facility management preferred. Knowledge of nationally recognized instructional swim and lifeguard programs, general pool operations including water chemistry and staffing, marketing and retaining memberships and programming, group exercise, personal training and other health, wellness and fitness programs. Strong customer service, organizational, and management skills. Ability to recognize safety concerns and provide a safe environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Rec Trac. Starfish Swimming Instructor Trainer, required or ability to obtain within first six months of employment. Starguard Elite Level 1 Instructor certification, preferred or obtain within first six months of employment.

Duties:
Under the supervision of the Aquatic Manager & the Fitness/Facility Manager; this position is responsible for coordination of all aquatic programs and assistance with all aspects of the indoor/outdoor Pelican Harbor operation as well as Lifestyles Fitness Center and BRAC facility operation. Plan, organize, market and direct group and private lessons, special events, swim team and group fitness/aquatic programming. Hire, train, supervise, schedule and evaluate group fitness & swim lessons instructors and swim coaches. Preparation and administration of annual budget for swim lessons, aquatic special events, swim team and group fitness/aquatic fitness programming. Plan, organize and evaluate comprehensive fitness/wellness programs for group/aquatic fitness, specialty programs and nutrition support. Conduct follow-up activity for potential membership leads, newly enrolled members and delinquent memberships.

Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume and references online at:

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=4247487&B_ID=83&fid=1&Adid=0&ssbgcolor=273A5B&SearchScreenID=18945&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2

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 Bolingbrook Park District

 Contact

Sarah Sielisch
630-783-6637
ssielisch@bolingbrookparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $105,000 - $115,000

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Are you a seasoned finance professional with outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills? Do you have ten or more years of progressive experience in public finance? Then our Superintendent of Finance position might be exactly right for you!

Must have BA/BS in Accounting, Public Finance, business, or related field. Masters degree, CPA, or CPRP preferred. Hiring salary range is $105,000 - $115,000; starting salary is dependent on qualifications.

Palatine Park District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Park District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick leave, and potential for annual merit increases.

If you are looking for an opportunity to lead and grow, apply today and Live the Parks & Rec Life!

Apply at jobs.palatineparks.org with resume, cover letter, and three professional references.

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 Palatine Park District

 Contact

Jessica Drew
847-496-6212
jdrew@palatineparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12.50/hr.

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Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or a related field. All the necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. Must have a valid drivers license. First-Aid/CPR/AED certification is preferred, but will train.

Duties: The Winfield Park District is offering a professional internship to students working towards a degree within the field of parks and recreation. The internship will provide a well rounded experience in park district operations, administration, public recreation, safety, facility management, special events, fiscal management, marketing, maintenance and program management.

Internship opportunities are available in the spring and summer.

To apply please email resume and cover letter to tomb@winfieldparkdistrict.com

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 Winfield Park District

 Contact

Thomas Bower
630-653-3811
tomb@winfieldparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled