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The Recreation Supervisor, Athletics and Aquatics performs duties in accordance with Recreation Services Programming. The Recreation Supervisor, Athletics and Aquatics is responsible for organizing, creating, budgeting, promoting and implementing a variety of recreation programs in both Athletics and Aquatics. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to supervision over staff and volunteers in related areas of responsibility. Areas include but are not limited to the following: Sleepy Hollow Pool (Rentals and Parties), Rakow Indoor Pool, Swim Lessons, Swim Team, and contractual programs.


A. Organizes, implements and evaluates a comprehensive selection of programs designed to meet the needs of the community. B. Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, terminates, schedules and evaluates staff, volunteers and instructors.
C. Orders and distributes programs supplies to instructors as needed, maintaining appropriate inventory and supply for all programs. D. Manages Contractual Programming for the District including athletic and recreation programs. E. Prepares annual budget projections and monitors revenue and expenses in areas of responsibility. F. Prepares seasonal brochure information and creating publicity materials in cooperation with the marketing department. G. Evaluates the effectiveness of existing programs and submits recommendations for program development, changes and pricing structure as required. H. Maintains required records of programs, fees and class participation statistics as required. I. Conducts required training and safety programs as established and recognized by the Dundee Township Park District. J. Coordinates assistance as needed from Parks or Facility Management for programs. K. Develops general knowledge of Park District programs to respond to specific questions or direct guest to the appropriate staff member. L. Complies with all safety and loss prevention policies.
a. Inform supervisor of any unsafe conditions or hazardous work procedures.
b. Correct any unsafe conditions, if possible, and instruct co-workers on safety procedures. M. Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility. N. Completes all additional duties as prescribed by management. O. Assists other Park District employees when needed.


A. Employee must be able to follow directions and communicate in English both verbally and in writing. B. Employee must have the ability to read and understand materials printed in English. C. Employee must possess good problem solving skills and have the capacity to act rationally and calmly in high stress and/or emergency situations. D. Must have the ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships and to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm. E. Employee represents the Dundee Township Park District in a professional manner.   WORK ENVIRONMENT

The position’s office is located at Rakow Recreation Center, however this position is required to travel to other DTPD properties to supervise and evaluate programs, staff, volunteers and/or instructors. The position may be exposed to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions while attending job related activities away from the office. The general noise level in the work environment is normal office setting, but can go to high in some areas depending on location and events, either while attending activities or from adjacent work areas. The general work environment is indoor with outdoor influences. Works in a fast paced environment, may be required to work in confined and/or narrow spaces. Exposure to chemicals or other potentially dangerous materials utilized for pool chemicals or routine maintenance of supplies, or different recreation events. Parking for position may be up to one to two blocks from work area.


Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, or closely related field; minimum 3 plus years’ experience required in recreation program management or a combination of education, experience, training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to program, design and plan activities, ability to assign, coordinate and supervise the work of subordinates and volunteers and/or instructors. Working knowledge of pool management, lifeguarding, swimming instructions and athletics/programs. Possess or obtain within 8 months of appointment, and maintain a valid National Pool and Waterpark Lifeguard Instructor License (Starguard/Starfish), Water Safety Instructor, Certified Pool Operation or Aquatic Facility Operator and Certified Food Handler. First Aid, CPR and AED certification is required or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire. This position requires a valid and maintained Illinois Driver’s License, minimum classification “D”.


This is a full time position, year round position, 40 hours exempt position. This position is generally Monday through Friday, may include weekends and/or holidays. Hours are dependent on business needs, but will include day, night, weekends and holidays.

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 Dundee Township Park District


Michelle Eckelberry

 Closing Date

October 31, 2018


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Recreation Supervisor

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited university with a major in Recreation Administration or closely related field. Qualified candidate must have a minimum of two years of fulltime experience in a recreation setting. Must be able to work an unconventional work week when escorting trips. Must have excellent communication and problem solving skills.

Duties: Responsible for the staffing, annual budget and program development of designated special events, recreation programs with strong emphasis on senior trip programming. Senior trips will include overnights from one to seven days throughout the U.S. multiple times a year. Complete other duties as assigned.

Closing Date: September 21, 2018

Salary: $41,000 - $45,000 plus health and IMRF pension benefits

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to: Lockport Twp. Park District, 1911 South Lawrence Ave, Lockport, IL 60441 Attention: Dave Herman, Director of Recreation. 815 838-1183

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 Lockport Township Park District


Dave Herman
815-838-1183 ext. 204

 Closing Date

September 23, 2018