NSSRA provides and facilitates year-round recreation and leisure opportunities for children, teens and adults with disabilities. The agency was formed in 1970 as an extension of ten park districts, two cities and one village in the northern suburbs of Chicago. NSSRA has been creating an environment of belonging through play for over 45 years, and has the distinction of being the first Special Recreation Association in the country. NSSRA Foundation was established in 1996 to facilitate participation by children, teens and adults with disabilities in recreation programs offered by NSSRA and its partner agencies. The Foundation’s mission is to support the mission of NSSRA by raising and granting supplemental funding.
Job Purpose: Plan, monitor and coordinate all Human Resources programs within NSSRA. Work with the Executive Director, Superintendents and program managers to ensure culture and policies are upheld within the agency. Direct cooperative and effective working relationships with Full-time and Part-time employees.
Summary of Duties: Oversee the development and implementation of NSSRA’s Human Resources programs including hiring, onboarding, payroll, benefits, workman’s compensation, performance management, unemployment, employee relations and various other functions. Prepare reports as deemed necessary by the Leadership Team. Monitor financial activities and develop department budgets. Maintain HRIS and various other HR systems.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business or a related field. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Human Resources. Must have good organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people in and out of NSSRA. Ability to create and maintain a team approach in accomplishing the goals of the agency is a must.
To Apply: Apply online at www.nssra.org/jobs. Position is open until filled.
Supervisor: Superintendent of Parks
General Statement of Duties:
Responsible for performing a variety of routine building and park maintenance duties to maintain and repair building, park properties and equipment. The Building Maintenance employee will be responsible for performing duties outlined, including the maintenance required for the operation of Port Shiloh Pool. Responsible for supervising and overseeing work performed by part-time, public service and volunteer employees assigned to them. Maintenance employees shall complete maintenance of all buildings, parks, property and equipment. Most duties are generally recurring in nature and are performed as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.
Qualifications and required knowledge, skills and abilities:
Some knowledge of buildings and grounds maintenance practices. Working knowledge of pertinent safety precautions, ability to follow oral and written instructions. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and valid driver’s license.
Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities: (Not limited to the following)
Self-starter. Arrives on time and ready to work as scheduled. Works all hours, changing shift work. Operates park district trucks to travel from location to location. Effectively communicates with supervisor, other employees and the public on a daily basis. Leads & directs or assists in the maintenance of the District’s Port Shiloh Pool (CPO cert required within one year of employment) Leads and directs or assists in the supervision and training of part-time, public service and volunteer employees. Operates floor machines. Paints walls; must be able to bend and stoop. Moves and sets up tables and chairs- up to 50lbs. Reads and understands written instructions. Lifts trash containers to empty up to 50lbs. Operates hand power tools; electrical and hand tools. Shovels snow and operates a snow blower. Ladder work required: changing lights, painting and cleaning. Climbs ladder to roof top to check heating units. Operates power blower, rakes and shovels. Reads labels on chemical containers, mixes and uses chemical. Unloads deliveries from trucks- up to 50lbs. containers. Cleans washrooms, unplugs sewers. Responsible for understanding the importance of safety issues at the District, for adhering to the District Safety Manual and associated policies and working to achieve the goals of the safety committee. Picks up litter and debris. Marginal Functions Electrical work; replacing switches and equipment. Minor plumbing work; cleans sewers, repair faucets and toilets. Makes minor building repairs. Operates tractors; power lift equipment and mowers. Assists park maintenance as necessary. Assists with special events throughout the year. Operates pool filtration equipment. Reads and understands written instructions and manuals. Follows verbal and written instructions and rules. Demonstrates good safety awareness and judgement. May work with chemicals. Identifies and recognizes regular and routine cleaning tasks and accomplishes without supervision.
To apply: For immediate consideration, go online to www.zionparkdistrict.com. Submit completed application along with cover letter & resume.
Once given, the offer of employment will be contingent upon the individual's successful completion of a drug test, criminal background check, reference check, and driver’s license abstract review.
Position is responsible for oversight of the Northbrook Park District’s safety programs. Position coordinates risk management and safety functions across all departments to ensure safe work practices are maintained.
Qualifications: Associates degree or equivalent years of education with major course work in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Management, Parks and Recreation Administration, or related field, including or supplemented by two (2) years of experience in a related field. Must have thorough knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and practices and be proficient using Microsoft systems. Must be able to work well with others. Must be CPR/AED certified or be able to become certified within the first six (6) months of hire. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Duties and Responsibilities: Oversees safety processes and initiatives in compliance with legal safety standards and District policy and coordinates with the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) regarding safety guidelines. Position includes but not limited to,
• Develops safety procedures for loss and injury prevention and risk control based on loss trends and need.
• Acts as chair of the District’s Safety Committee and liaison to PDRMA.
• Collaborates with risk representatives from each department to ensure proper completion of delegated risk management tasks.
• Keeps records of safety-related incidents and accidents and proposes corrective actions; prepares reports to keep management abreast of incident history; handles claims open with PDRMA.
• Manages the Certificates of Insurance (COI) procedure by reviewing and logging received COIs.
• Creates and maintains the CPR/AED certification training schedule; tracks employee certifications.
• Coordinates the District-wide safety training program to include administration and tracking of OSHA required trainings and suggested and approved District trainings; may facilitate some safety-related trainings.
• Performs periodic site visits to ensure safety requirements are being followed.
Part Time – 24-30 hours per week
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Enrollment
Submit a resume along with your completed online application: www.nbparks.org/jobs.
The Northbrook Park District is seeking motivated and creative Counselors to work part-time at our Before & Afterschool Care Program during the 2018-2019 school year. Must be available Monday-Friday from 6:45am-8:30am and/or 2:45-6:30pm during the school year.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age. Experience working with children is preferred. Enrollment in a college degree program in education, recreation or a related field is desired.
Duties and Responsibilities: Lead a group of children through daily before or after-school activities including snack, homework, arts & crafts and gym games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pickup, supervising safety and supporting the Site Director with activity planning.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT TITLE: Manager – Sports Region D
Position Overview: The Region Manager is primarily responsible for providing support to the Region staff to help ensure that the Region has the proper procedures in place to assist Special Olympics Illinois in achieving the Big Three Key Objectives. This manager position is an Entry Level Position and will have a sports focus.
Primary Responsibilities • Actively work with the Region Director to achieve Region-Specific, strategic goals to ensure progress toward the Big Three Key Objectives and to protect the financial integrity of the organization • Manages sports programming in assigned Region, including but not limited to: Special Olympics Illinois sanctioned traditional competitions and time-trials, Unified Sports competitions and demonstrations, Young Athlete culminating events, outreach efforts to underserved populations, committee development, volunteer management, public relations, public awareness and education and family involvement • Supports state-level events within and outside Region as needed • Provides sports training opportunities and coach certification training schools for coaches and volunteers • Drives key volunteer committee development and recruitment • Manages volunteers as well as part-time, full-time and/or temporary employees as needed • Provide support in case of staffing vacancies in assigned Region
Qualifications/Skills and Knowledge Requirements: ● Bachelor’s degree strongly recommended ● Excellent, adaptive computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office products ● Ability to work independently without close oversight, but also a team player who productively engages with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Special Olympics Illinois ● High energy and passion for Special Olympics mission ● Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere ● Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail ● Customer focus ● Excellent communication skills, both written and oral as well as receptive (listening)
Essential Functions: ● Monday through Friday with frequent evenings and weekends as position demands ● Independent in-state travel required, including some overnight and weekend travel Physical mobility required: must be able to climb stairs, assist in set-up and breakdown at events, stand or sit for long periods of time, and load and unload vehicles ● Medium work required, which involves lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; includes sedentary and light work ● Close visual acuity required to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines; operating motor vehicles ● First Aid/CPR Training and Certification required; must be able and willing to effectively administer First Aid/CPR on-site during events ● Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required ● Based out of Region D office located at 1644 N Honore St, Chicago IL ● To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to Brenden Cannon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package