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 $34,000 - $40,000

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Recreation Supervisor

City of El Paso Parks & Recreation Department

Contact Name: Derek Stoller, Director of Parks & Recreation

Contact Email Address:

Contact Phone Number: (309) 527-4250

Closing Date:

Salary: $34,000 - $40,000

Job Description


Under the supervision of the Director of Parks & Recreation, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of recreational activities as well as administration within the Parks & Recreation Department. The areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, overseeing: special events; recreational facilities; youth, adult, and senior programs; and youth and adult sports activities. Further responsibilities include administration of the Community Building as well as the parks and pool.


Hiring, supervising and training the recreational staff, scheduling, administration of policies, and evaluating the staff as to performance along with making recommendations as to any disciplinary measures relative to staff misconduct.

Conducting meetings with public organizations and the community in order to better explain the objective of certain programs.

Assist with developing and implementing programs, special events, and tournaments.

Assist in the preparation of the program brochure.

Attend in-service trainings, conferences, and related workshops.

Promote good relationships with employees, participants, parents, and outside special interest groups.

Physical Demands

The Recreation Supervisor must occasionally lift or carry up to 80+ pounds and possess good vision and reflexes to operate motorized vehicles.

Position Type and Expected Work Hours

This is a full-time position. The office hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, but the Recreation Supervisor’s work schedule may fluctuate due to specific events, i.e., for special events the work hours may be from noon – 8:00 PM. This position regularly requires work during nights and weekends.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation & Park Administration or a related field is preferred. Must have leadership or supervisory experience. Must have the ability to plan and implement recreational programs for people of all ages and abilities. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening.

The City of El Paso is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references.

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 City of El Paso


Derek Stoller
(309) 527-4250

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12.00/hour, 40 hours per week, 12 weeks

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The Normal Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a motivated senior intern to work with the Supervisor of Adult Sports and Champion Fields Softball Complex. Champion Fields is an eight diamond softball/baseball complex hosting daily practices, games, adult sports leagues and numerous weekend tournaments. Adult sports on average has 45 slow pitch softball teams comprising summer league. The focus of the internship will be serving as an Assistant Director for the USA Softball Youth Fastpitch State Tournament.

Intern Desired Skills - Must excel in an independent and team-oriented environment where critical thinking and problem-solving skills are required for success. - Must have the ability to be flexible and adapt to changing situations. - Strong written and verbal communication skills. - Must have knowledge of and interest in the game of softball. - Must have proficient computer skills.

Intern Responsibilities - Become proficient with the department’s RecTrac registration system. - Assist with front office duties. - Work in divisions other than adult sports to get familiar with other parks and recreation areas. Examples include aquatics, park maintenance, and youth sports. - Administer all facets of the adult slow pitch softball league. - Assist with the youth softball fastpitch state tournament held July 9-12. - Organize an inaugural recreational pickle ball tournament in August. - Work within the prepared budget for 2020-21. - Attend meetings as necessary. - Other duties as assigned.

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 Town of Normal


Cary Frey
(309) 454-9546

 Closing Date

March 2, 2020

 $31,000-$36,000 DOQ

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Washington Park District is located in the vibrant community of Washington, IL. Washington is a great community to live and play in with excellent school districts and amazing community center called Five Points Washington.
The Washington Park District has 14 park areas, 12 miles of paved trails, a 34,000 square foot recreation facility, outdoor pool complex, 14 ball field spaces, 10 full size grass multi-purpose fields and so much more.

Full job description can be found at:

Job Title: Parks Maintenance & Athletic Facility Crew Supervisor Location: Washington, IL Salary: $31,000-$36,000 DOQ

This position is full time (hourly), with excellent benefits including IMRF, health insurance, employee benefits, paid time off, personal days, and much more

Qualifications: 21 years or older, Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, landscape architecture, horticulture, forestry, or other related field; 4 years practical experience. The above may be substituted with experience with a park system or a related position. Certification by a professional association and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable. A valid State of Illinois class “D” and “CDL” driver’s license is required or at least willing to obtain. A valid Illinois Department of Agriculture Applicator’s License for pesticides will be required once hired. Competencies in any of the following certifications are preferred: Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO), Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI), and Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM).

General Description: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Parks & Property, the Park Maintenance & Athletic Facility Supervisor has the responsibility for the maintenance, repairs and improvement of all grounds, facilities, buildings, equipment and vehicles. The Parks Maintenance & Athletic Facility Crew Supervisor is a full-time employee typically scheduled to work from 7:00 am to 4:00 p.m. of each workday, Monday through Friday, but is expected to respond to emergencies as necessary. Due to the nature of the job some nights and weekends will be required to assist with special events, programs and other maintenance issues that may require immediate attention and may work up to 55 hours a week.

Submit an Application, Cover Letter and Resume to: Washington Park District Attn: Brian Tibbs 105 S. Spruce St. Washington IL 61571 309-444-9413 Deadline: Friday, January 31st, 2020

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 Washington Park District


Brian Tibbs
(309) 444-9413

 Closing Date

January 31, 2020