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 $35,000-$39,000 starting

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STERLING PARK DISTRICT WESTWOOD FITNESS AND SPORTS CENTER ASSISTANT MANAGER FULL TIME/EXEMPT POSITION

JOB SUMMARY

The Westwood Assistant Manager assists in the supervision of all personnel and activities at the Westwood Fitness and Sports Center and is responsible for the planning, organization, management, administration, supervision of assigned programs, including but not limited to youth and adult athletics.

The Westwood Center includes three buildings with a total space of 5.5 acres under roof. Amenities include a functional training area, fitness turf area, 35,000 square feet of fitness equipment, 200m indoor track, 60y indoor turf field, 2 NBA size wood basketball courts, 6 indoor pickleball courts, 4 indoor tennis courts, CrossFit Unicus, 4 indoor wallyball/racquetball courts, 5 indoor basketball/volleyball courts, 3 indoor batting cages, one indoor pitching lane, one indoor golf net, Kids Gym and a Juice Bar.

The Assistant Manager is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this job description. The Assistant Manager is a full-time employee who may work up to fifty (50) hours per week. Work pace is slow to moderate depending on the task required. The position requires the ability to work in the heavy work level (100 lbs. or less).

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR

The Assistant Manager is under the direction of the Westwood Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Recruit, recommend, select, train, supervise, schedules and evaluates part-time personnel under the direction of the Westwood Manager at assigned facilities/areas/programs. • Supervises the organization and administration of assigned facilities/areas/programs.
• Develops a diversified program of recreational activities in assigned areas. • Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to recruit new and to retain current customers. • Publicizes and interprets programs, activities, services and facilities to the community through a wide variety of formats with the assistance of the Marketing Manager and reviews and evaluates those programs, activities, services and facilities on a continual basis. • Assists in the preparation of the budget; recommends expenditures in accordance with said budget; recommends to the Westwood Manager the establishment of fees and charges for assigned areas. • Maintains complete and accurate records of assigned areas, services, personnel and property. Prepares and issues regular and special reports as needed and as requested. • Establishes and maintains cooperative planning and working relationships with other local community agencies and service organizations. • Evaluate assigned areas on a regular basis.

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Adheres to established safety practices as outline in the District’s Safety Manual and/or set for the by the District’s Safety Committee. • Attends Park Board meetings and other District meetings as required/needed. • Attend conferences, workshops and seminars as required/needed. • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Westwood Manager.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Certified or ability to become certified in CPR, First Aid and AED.
• A valid Illinois State Driver’s License (Class D). • Organizational skills and the ability to work independently. • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees. • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• A college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or equivalent combination of work experience and education.

COMPENSATION • $35,000 - $39,000 starting wage based upon education and experience. Health insurance stipend; dental insurance; retirement plan; paid vacation, personal days and holidays are also included.

APPLY ON-LINE: https://www.applitrack.com/sterlingparks/onlineapp/

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 Sterling Park District

 Contact

Kel Bond
815-622-2216
kbond@sterlingparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $19.10+ DOQ

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Under the direct supervision of the Park Operations Manager, the Park Specialist I performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled park maintenance duties in the areas of turf, horticulture, forestry, custodial, ball field maintenance and recreation support operations.

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at www.napervilleparks.org/employment. Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Perform ornamental horticulture maintenance tasks including but not limited to planting and maintaining trees, shrubs, annual and perennial flowers, fertilizing, seeding and sodding. 2.Act as crew leader to assigned part time staff by orienting and training new hires and rehires. Complete performance appraisals on an annual basis for part time employees. Coach and develop staff on an on-going basis. Communicate job expectations. Provide ongoing training opportunities. 3.Manage the operational responsibilities to support recreation programs such as the Garden Plots, Sportsmans, Volunteer programs and athletic tournaments.
4.Prepare and maintain ball fields, tennis courts, trails, playgrounds, and other park amenities. 5.Support district initiatives by participation on various district committees such as the Safety Committee and Green Team. 6.Clean and maintain parks through litter pickup, recycling activities and conduct property inspections for signs of wear, damage and vandalism. 7.Perform various maintenance operations to park grounds including but not limited to controlled prairie and woodland burns, hardscape and pond maintenance. 8.Assure the safe operation of small to heavy equipment including hand tools, power tools, string trimmers, aerators, slit seeders, sprayers, large production mowers, chainsaws, chippers, tractors, backhoes, and trucks. 9.Complete inspections of parks, playgrounds, trails and athletic facilities. 10.Document hours and materials used on work orders to specific job requirements. 11.Perform snow and ice removal operations through the operation of snow removal equipment on sidewalks, roads, and parking lots. 12.Load and transport mulch, gravel, soil, etc. 13.Support special event set up, tear down and maintenance during the event. 14.Perform preventative maintenance on division vehicles (washing, checking fluids). 15.Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers. 16.Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. 17.Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner.
18.Comply with District financial policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor.

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. Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills preferred. Working skills in the operation of tractors, heavy equipment, trucks and other landscape maintenance equipment. Ability to read and follow operations manuals. Ability to organize, prioritize, direct multiple projects, labor and equipment needs. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and work order systems.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in agronomy, horticulture, turf management, forestry or related field. Two (2) years experience or a combination of education and experience required or five (5) years of experience in parks and grounds maintenance. Have the ability to display a working level of competence in tree and shrub maintenance, turf care, athletic field maintenance, flower bed planting and maintenance and equipment operation preferred. Valid driver’s license Valid Class “A” CDL driver’s license or Public Operators pesticide license, or ability to obtain license within one (1) year of hire date. (as required by departmental needs). Ability to obtain a burn crew member certification or forklift certification. (as required by departmental needs) Must attend A.L.I.C.E. training within 4 months of hire and have the ability to understand the concepts presented in the program as they apply to the responsibilities of the position.

Special Considerations: Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. Ability to move from site to site. Ability to lift, carry and move heavy weight (>50 lbs.) objects. Exposure to pesticides, exhaust fumes, chemicals, dust, dirt, insect bites and loud noises. Weekend schedule required. Occasional manipulation of assigned office equipment. Prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, twisting, and climbing for extended periods of time. Sustained posture in a standing position for prolonged periods of time. Subject to confined space entry. Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines. Subject to respirator use. Employee will be required to pass a Quantitative Fit Test.

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 Naperville Park District

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $49,500-$55,000

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The Round Lake Area Park District is looking for an experienced, energetic individual to update our current Guest Services department. The ideal candidate will create a welcoming culture for our community. This individual must have the drive and enthusiasm to re-vamp current processes, automate paper based systems and train staff on new procedures. Must be comfortable working with internal and external customers in a friendly, professional way.

Essential Job Functions: *Responsible for all recreation software operations, (Active.) Including improving current processes to ensure guests are accurately enrolled in programs; *Train Park District staff on Active software; *Work closely with Finance Department to handle transactions; *Create a culture of high customer service expectations; *Supervise staff and operations in the Guest Services department at multiple facilities; *Greet guests in a warm, welcoming and courteous manner in person and on the telephone; *Coordinate brochure content with Marketing Department;

Qualification: *Minimum Associates degree *Minimum 2 years customer service experience *Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong leadership skills *Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Active for program registration and payment *Fluency in Spanish a plus but not required. *A combination of education and experience in customer service will be considered in lieu of minimum requirements.

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@rlapd.org. This position will be open until filled.

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 Round Lake Area Park District

 Contact

Jennifer Bye
847-546-8558
jobs@rlapd.og

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9-$12/hr

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Position Summary: Lead a group of children through daily before and/or after school activities during the 2019-2020 school year.

Duties & 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.

Position Requirements: 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.

Additional Information: Must be available Monday-Friday from 6:45am-8:30am and/or 2:45-6:30pm during the school year. Must be available to attend training on August 13-15 from 2-6pm.

To apply, complete an online application at nbparks.org/jobs.

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 Northbrook Park District

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000-$45,000 DOQ

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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 Aquatic 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. 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. 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.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in recreation administration or closely related field preferred, but not required; two years of full time experience in recreation programming, aquatics experience preferred. CPRP and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable. Current lifeguard instructor certification through Starfish Aquatics or the ability to obtain within six months of employment.

Essential Functions:

• Plan, organize, promote and supervise a variety of youth and adult aquatic 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.

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 Oregon Park District

 Contact

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

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled