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 $51,000-$55,000

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Description: Plans, directs, and implements organized District-wide safety program to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free environment for employees and patrons by performing the following duties personally or through District employees, Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) personnel or outside vendors.

Responsibilities: Develops, implements, and manages the Park District's safety program, to include injury, illness, and accident prevention; directs and coordinates the participation of departments within safety programs. Plans, develops, maintains, and implements safety policies and manuals, emergency action plans, forms, procedures, and reports. Develops, provides, and coordinates classroom-style training to staff on safety topics such as worksite safety practices, fire prevention, ergonomics, driving safety, personal protect equipment, first aid/CPR/AED, and lifting/back safety. Maintains records of staff development and training, to include safety and loss control training, District-wide training, professional development, and renewals for certifications and licenses. Reviews, compiles, and submits accident, injury, and property damage reports to PDRMA and other applicable regulatory agencies; maintains associated files and records. Oversees the administration of the workers' compensation program, including initial reporting, wage reports, medical information, and required regulatory reporting. Investigates accidents and/or incidents of injury or property damage at District sites to ascertain cause and need for corrective action. Cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance-related investigations, as requested. Coordinates, plans, and implements the actions and recommendations of the Park District's Safety Committee. Serves as a District point person for DCFS reporting. Prepares and distributes safety reports and general information.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university preferred; Associate’s degree required. Minimum of three years of safety-related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A thorough knowledge of modern safety practices, risk management procedures, loss prevention techniques, and an ability to relate those principles to park and recreation areas, programs, and facilities is required. Familiarity with OSHA regulations also required.

Hiring Range: $51,000 - $55,000 DOQ

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including paid time off, health insurance, and pension.

Close Date: Open until filled

Apply: To apply, please submit an application and resume through www.pdhp.org.

The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park

 Contact

Donna Dunn
(847) 579-3117
ddunn@pdhp.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $38,000-$42,000 DOQ

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Aquatics & Recreation Program Coordinator

The Oregon Park District serves a community of over 7,000 residents in northern Illinois 30 miles southwest of Rockford. The park district provides year round recreation and aquatic opportunities to all ages and abilities. The Oregon Park District is seeking to fill the position of Aquatics & Recreation Coordinator with a motivated and energetic candidate.

Summary: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination and supervision of operational functions for the aquatic facility and associated programming as assigned. Oversees the operations of the aquatics department and programs, including staff supervision, budget management, and planning. Coordinates and supervises the day-to-day operation of aquatic programs and recreation program opportunities. Maintains records, schedules staff, and ensures proper pool maintenance. Provides swim instruction and life guarding as necessary.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Manages aquatic programs, complying with all Park District policies, procedures and StarGuard requirements. In addition, also responsible for hiring, training and supervising staff and volunteers for all aquatic programs. Develops, manages, and monitors aquatic department budgets. Assesses and recommends budgeting for facility and equipment needs. Also provides data and reports on assigned programs in support of the planning process. Develops, produces and disseminates appropriate program information in order to promote aquatic programs to the public. Ensures that program areas, equipment and supplies are maintained in an orderly and safe manner. Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor or the person responsible for those items at your site. Follow all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to managing visitors and guests at our facilities. Hours: The Aquatic 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 are expected.

Qualified applicants must have a degree in Parks and Recreation or related field, current lifeguard instructor certification or the ability to obtain within six months and valid Driver's License. Proficient in swimming and safety skills. Mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to ensure safety for all. Ability to train lifeguards appropriately.

Essential Functions:

• Plan, organize, promote and supervise a variety of youth and adult programs. • Assess needs of the community and recommend modifications of existing programs and implementation of innovative programs. • Prepare and submit records and reports including payroll, staff schedules, registration information, activity schedules, weekly recreation reports and board reports. • Select and train personnel and volunteers. • Assist in the development of goals and objectives for all aquatic programs. • Directly monitor and coordinate fiscal control procedures for the various programs. • Submit information for the District’s seasonal activity guides. • Implement special procedures as approved by the Board of Commissioners, Executive Director and Superintendent of Recreation. • Preparation and administration of the annual budget for the aquatic department. • Coordinate with the Superintendent of Recreation to develop a promotional strategy for each program and special event and publicize through different media sources. Oregon Park District Contact - Tina Ketter (815) 732-3101 tina@oregonpark.org

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 Oregon Park District

 Contact

Tina Ketter
(815) 732-3101
tina@oregonpark.org

 Closing Date

March 20, 2020

 $51,000-$62,000 DOQ

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Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for building, implementing and managing the District's online presence as part of the integrated marketing strategy to effectively support the growth and expansion of the District. Daily activities include strategic planning and implementation, content creation and management, behavioral marketing analysis, audience targeting, search engine optimization (SEO), social media moderation as well as participating in team strategy collaboration.

Responsibilities:

Manage all digital marketing content and projects for the District. Oversee and maintain District websites including production of new content, such as video, photos, and messaging; ensure all contributing staff content meets established content standards including ongoing reviews, edits and training; manage external web developer projects, including system updates, changes, SEO and implementation of new features, and other web-related special projects. Plan, execute, and track social and digital advertising campaigns as part of the integrated marketing strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, scheduling, messaging and audience targeting. Seek out and build relationships with key influencers and other digital media outlets to maximize the District’s digital reach. Optimize District’s social media outlets within each platform. Generate, edit, publish and share daily social media content, such as original text, images, video, that is meaningful, shareable and link-worthy to build meaningful connections which will encourage community members to take action. Moderate all user-generated social media content; continuously improve digital media reach and effectiveness by capturing and analyzing data/metrics, researching new outlets, insights and best practices and acting on the information; collaborate and provide counsel to District departments to manage on-line reputation, identify key audiences and coordinate actions as part of the on-going integrated marketing strategy and in line with the District social media policy.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Marketing, Communications, Business, New Media, Public Relations, or related field. Five or more years of progressive work experience in social networking, analytics, online advertising/marketing, web design, SEO/SEM and/or CRM. Excellent consulting, writing, content development (photo/video/text), presentation, communication, and project management skills. Good understanding of major digital marketing channels. Must display a positive demeanor and be customer and detail oriented as well as an analytical thinker. Must be a self-starter with the willingness and ability to assess a situation, develop a plan, get the necessary approval and manage implementation of the plan. Should have a good understanding of the District's various industries, competition and trends (sports, early childhood education, tennis, golf, fitness, etc.) to produce the most effective work possible.

Hiring Range: $51,000-62,000 DOQ

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including paid time off, health insurance, and pension.

Close Date: Open until filled

Apply: To apply, please submit an application and resume through www.pdhp.org.

The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park

 Contact

Liz Gogola
(847) 579-3136
lgogola@pdhp.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000-$55,000

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Are you an accounting, finance or business management professional looking to steer clear of the urban and suburban rat-race of traffic congestion, long commutes, designer suits, generic sterile cubicles and exorbitant cost of living? Less than a 2-hour drive from downtown Chicago, Woodhaven Lakes offers a laid-back, yet professional work environment located among tall pines and oaks, lakes and prairies. Although Woodhaven is in the country surrounded by cornfields and small-town living, we are hardly “hicks in the sticks”! Woodhaven boasts beautiful updated facilities and amenities including a modern and technologically advanced Association Office (we have high speed internet and computers!), General Store, Restaurant, Laundromat, Bank, Gas Station, Hardware Store, Fitness Room and new Nature Center. So throw on some jeans and pop the collar on your polo shirt (no, don’t pop the collar, that’s way too pretentious for us) and join our team of 60-full time and 150 part-time employees all working together to provide a relaxing, stress-free and fiscally sound environment for our Property Owners and guests.

With an annual operating budget exceeding $9 million dollars, the Director of Finance primary responsibilities include directing the financial planning and strategy of the Association and its subsidiaries, analyzing and reporting on financial performance, overseeing audit and tax functions, preparing forecasts and comprehensive budgets, training accounting staff, reviewing departmental budgets, managing internal controls and coordinating General Liability and Workers Comp. insurance policies.

Supervisory responsibilities include oversight of the Association’s subsidiary retail operations Woody, Inc., which is comprised of a General Store/Restaurant and True Value Service Center. The position also directly supervises the Accounting Clerk and Accounting Administrator including training, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving staff issues and problems. The Director of Finance will report directly the General Manager of Administrative Services and work closely with the Executive Director.

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or related field.

This is a full-time position with general hours Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional evening and weekend hours are required, including attendance and presentations at Board of Director and Finance Committee meetings.

We offer a generous benefit package including medical coverage, dental coverage, vision, short and long-term disability, 401k retirement plan, Roth IRA, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, personal days, and facility usage benefits.

For more information about Woodhaven or to apply, visit our website at www.woodhavenlakes.com.

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 Woodhaven Association

 Contact

Amy Ackert
815-849-5359
aackert@woodhavenassociation.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $19.25/hr + DOQ

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Do you enjoy working outside? Are you passionate about plants? Come work with the Naperville Park District as a Park Specialist I. You will perform a variety of duties in the areas of planting, watering, mulching, and weeding.

Benefits: Health insurance. Vacation, personal, and sick days. Recreation program discounts.  

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday 7:00am - 3:00pm  

Salary: $19.25/hr + DOQ  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform horticulture maintenance tasks such as maintaining trees, shrubs, annual and perennial flowers, fertilizing, seeding and sodding. Act as crew leader to assigned staff and volunteers by orienting and training. Coach and develop staff on an on-going basis. Organize and direct multiple projects, labor and equipment needs.   Clean and maintain parks through litter pickup, recycling activities, daily operations of splash pad systems and conduct property inspections for signs of wear, damage and vandalism. Perform various maintenance operations to park grounds including but not limited to controlled prairie and woodland burns, hardscape and pond maintenance. Support special event set up, tear down and maintenance during the event.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the methods and of forestry, turf, and horticulture development and maintenance. Demonstrate abilities to apply fertilizers and pesticides at manufacturer’s application rates.

Special Considerations: This position is subject to a post offer physical.

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 Naperville Park District

 Contact

Lisette

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled