Niles Park District is excited to offer an array of summer internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates. Enthusiastic and driven applicants are encouraged to submit their credentials for openings in the following areas:
-Aquatic Facility Operations
-General Recreation and Summer Camps
-Golf Course Operations
-Park Services & Groundskeeping
-Ice Rink Operations (available beginning September)
-Tennis Facility Operations (available beginning September)
Interns can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. Specific job responsibilities will vary by facility. Interns will gain experience across a wide range of essential tasks, including: revenue & inventory control, programming, staff supervision, customer service, special event planning & implementation, and marketing. Requirements applicable to all positions include:
-Area of study in Recreation / Leisure Studies or related field.
-Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
-Must have a valid driver’s license.
-Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.
-Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to attend Niles Park District training to become certified).
Compensation: $13.00 / hr
For more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Dubs at 847-583-2735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Winnetka Park District is seeking a self-directed Staff Accountant. Under the direction of the Superintendent of Finance and Administrative Business Services, this position is expected to excel in a team-minded highly dynamic environment and to support the accounting function at the Park District. This position is responsible for daily cash receipts, accounts receivable, accounts payable, journal entries, bank reconciliations, and the compilation of monthly financial reports for the Board of Commissioners. The Staff Accountant will work closely with the Superintendent of Finance and Administrative Business Services to assist with general ledger maintenance, preparation for the District’s annual audit and budget, processing of month-end and year-end journal entries and special projects as assigned.
Qualifications: The successful candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related area with a concentration in accounting or comparable training and experience. Minimum of three years hands on full-time experience in municipal or public accounting preferred. A thorough knowledge of computer-based accounting systems and familiarity with Illinois Park District Code and statutes regarding local governments is highly desirable. A high proficiency in Microsoft Excel including the ability to create complex functions and establish databases of financial data is preferred. Working knowledge of pivot tables desired.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to): • Input & balancing of Cash Reports from RecTrac and GolfNow to Tyler General Ledger; update cash receipt log for matching to Bank Statement • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files and reconciling accounts • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments • Assists Department Heads and Superintendent of Finance in the preparation of the annual budget • Assists in the annual audit preparation, including collection and compiling of schedules and other requested information; prepares vendor and payroll listing for the Annual Treasurer’s Report and works with auditors for completion • Prepare monthly financial reports for submittal to the Board of Commissioners and Staff • Manage/review/prepare monthly bank statement reconciliation for all accounts • Prepare journal entries as necessary: month end and year end • Maintain accurate balances of cash on deposit in all bank accounts and funds • Responsible for monthly audit of cash drawers at revenue facilities • Receives, reviews and processes all incoming invoices and enters into software system for payment processing; creates accounts payable list for Park Board approval • Responds to inquiries from customers and vendors; prepares annual 1099’s and maintains W-9 vendor listing per IRS regulations • Processes purchase requisitions; reviews, generates and approves purchase orders • Position may transition to include processing bi-weekly payroll
This is a Full-Time Exempt position. The Winnetka Park District offers a competitive compensation with a starting salary range of $55,000 - $72,000 based on qualifications & experience. This agency offers a benefit package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan(s), IMRF pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.
The Winnetka Park District serves over 14,500 residents and operates the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Golf Club and Driving Range, Skokie Playfield Complex, Winnetka Ice Arena, Winnetka Platform Tennis, the Green Bay Trail, a boat launch, three swimming beaches, dog beach, and numerous park sites. Recreation programs include athletics, outdoor nature programs, one-day workshops, day camps, birthday party service and special events.
To Apply: http://www.winpark.org/about-us/jobs/
JOB DESCRIPTION: The full-time Parks Groundskeeper I reports to the Parks Supervisor and is primarily responsible for park maintenance such as mowing, weeding, and mulching. Assist with renovation of existing parks and fields as well as perform seasonal duties including snow removal, salting, outdoor ice rink maintenance, and seasonal park clean-up and maintenance. Assist with special events set-up and take-down and other duties as assigned. Responsible for ballfield maintenance such as dragging ballfields, building pitcher's mounds, and maintaining batter's boxes.
QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will have a high school diploma (or equivalent) along with some prior experience in parks maintenance or ballfield maintenance. Valid Illinois driver's license is required. This position can be physically demanding and includes significant exposure to dust, dirt and debris from dragging of the ballfields.
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full-time, year-round, non-exempt position. Schedule is generally Monday-Friday from 6:45 am-3:15 pm. Overtime work may be required based on need. Target pay rate is $17.00 to $18.00 per hour DOQ (depending on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package including: * Medical Coverage * Dental Coverage * Vision Coverage * FSA Healthcare & Dependent Care * Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives * Life Insurance (Basic & Additional Voluntary) * AFLAC Indemnity Plans * Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) * Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan * Paid Holidays * Vacation Time * Personal Days and Sick Time * Employee Assistance Program (EAP) * A Variety of Park District Memberships and Privileges
TO APPLY: All interested applicants can apply directly online by going to the Schaumburg Park District website https://schaumburgparkdistrict.bamboohr.com/jobs/
The Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Quad City Botanical Center Job Posting
REPORTS TO Quad City Botanical Center Board
POSITION OVERVIEW Serves as the chief executive of the Quad City Botanical Center; manages the day-to-day operations; responsible for the overall operations of the Botanical Center and grounds; applies for various grants and provides oversight of major fund raising; responsible for implementation of all policies approved by the board of directors; supervises the hiring, termination and evaluation of approximately five full-time staff, two part-time staff and four intern/seasonal part-time staff; oversees a primary volunteer team of approximately 10; administers the annual operating budget of $800,000-$1,200,000 depending upon development projects, and represents the Botanical Center to the community.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collections and Facilities Oversees the collection, facilities, and programs provided by the staff. Board Relations With input from the chair of the board, prepares the agenda for executive committee and board meetings; ensures distribution of board materials in advance of all meetings. Administration Administers staff hiring, termination and evaluation. Public Relations Represents the Quad Cities Botanical Center in dealings with key stakeholders, donors, media and the community and is the chief fundraiser of the organization. Grant Administration Seeks and applies for grants, both local and external for operations and facility infrastructure. Financial Management Ensures and helps prepare the annual budget for submission to the executive committee and board for approval.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, museum management or related fields, or commensurate work experience Strong leadership skills, personnel management and team building Experience in revenue generation for profit and/or nonprofit facilities
BENEFITS Starting salary range $55,000-$70,000
Find full job description at www.qcgardens.com/careers--internships Submit a cover letter, resume and response to the question below by February 1, 2021 to email@example.com What do you believe are the three primary reasons people come to the Botanical Center? (150 words or less)
The Winnetka Park District is seeking a dynamic Office Associate.
With direction from the Executive Director and the Human Resources Manager, this position will successfully perform in a highly collaborative environment and provide support to the Winnetka Park District staff and its Board of Commissioners, Winnetka Parks Foundation board of directors, and be responsible for a range of special projects. This position coordinates all aspects of Winnetka Park District’s board and committee meeting packets, to include board correspondence and agendas, and acts as a liaison for the Executive Director and Board to the Park District’s staff. The Office Associate will be responsible for managing the Park District’s central administrative file system(s), maintaining official foundation record files, and provide support for notifications, meeting minutes and scheduling, Freedom of Information Act requests, and assist Human Resources with employee on-boarding. Attendance at off-hour committee meetings and board meetings is required.
Qualifications: The successful candidate shall possess:
• A Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS) in Business, Public or Recreation Administration from an accredited college or any equivalent combination of experience and training to, in turn, apply the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to the role;
• Two (2) years or more of full-time work experience in one or more related phases of essential duties or a position that has been responsible for high-level administrative functions;
• Excellent organizational skills and effective prioritization, while working either independently or collectively in a fast-paced work environment;
• Proficient computer skills including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office (word, excel, power point), WordPress and Outlook/calendar scheduling; • Prepare documents and solve practical problems with limited information and direction; and • Possess a high level of written and verbal communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Coordinating all aspects of Park Board meeting, including legal notices, onsite organization, and technical needs, along with attendance at scheduled meetings; • Preparing and distributing Park Board packets and draft committee and board meeting minutes for final approval; • Acting as Park Board liaison for information, board calendars, and requests for information; • Developing communication material, resolutions, presentations, and speeches for Park Board Representatives; • Serving as the Freedom of Information Act Officer for the District in coordination with the Executive Director’s FOIA responsibility; • Assisting the Executive Director with the development of leadership, administrative, and huddle agendas and updated quarterly project timelines; • Preparing the segment of the annual budget associated with administrative expense matters; • Administering the donation requests program for the agency; • Tracking and overseeing fulfillment of legal requirements and filings to maintain 501c3 status for the Foundation; • Providing limited administrative service hours to the Foundation when necessary; • Conducting research and analysis and report findings related to potential Park District related issues or initiatives. • Assisting the Human Resources Manager with new hire on-boarding paperwork, including I-9 completion and background checks. • Preparing other special reports or projects as requested by the executive director and leadership staff.
This is a part-time insurance qualified position with the candidate expected to work 30 hours a week. The Winnetka Park District offers a competitive compensation with an hourly range of $20 to $32 an hour based on qualifications & experience. This agency offers a benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, 457 plan(s), and a pension program. Full-time position available based on qualifications and experience
The Winnetka Park District serves more than 14,500 residents and operates the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Golf Club and driving range, Skokie Playfield Complex, Winnetka Ice Arena, Winnetka Platform Tennis, the Green Bay Trail, a boat launch, three swimming beaches and a dog beach, and numerous park sites. Recreation programs include athletics, outdoor nature programs, one-day workshops, day camps, birthday party service, and special events.
To Apply: http://www.winpark.org/about-us/jobs/