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 $51,136 - $63,925

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Golf Operations Management • Oversee the reservation/POS system, starting, monitoring, and pace of play • Track and verify all players and guests, green fees, golf cars, club care, all other charges necessary, and facilitate accurate accounting and recordkeeping • Oversee golf car fleet while ensuring proper maintenance and recordkeeping with Nadler • Develop and manage an innovative tournament program, group outings, and leagues that service all customer segments. • Oversee the operations of a well-managed practice facility • Play golf with a variety of members and/or guests as time permits • Administer the Rules of Golf and educate staff. • Develop, maintain, update, and utilize customer database • Oversee and develop a successful youth Outreach program. Including hiring coaches and staff to teach programs. • Use all the latest technologies and teachings to inspire and keep our youth in the park district programs.

Retail Management • Oversee retail merchandise concession in step with the mission of the golf operation and facility • Maintain a profitable golf merchandising operation • Supervise physical inventories, present a diverse and desirable array of golf equipment, apparel, accessories • Assist in the development of necessary systems utilizing POS to safeguard inventories and cash • Establish accurate recordkeeping policies and procedures • Supervise and train all golf shop staff to maximize sales opportunities • Maintain and attractive and orderly appearance in and around the golf shop • Conduct accurate and timely inventory counts

Golf Administration • Recruit, hire, train, motivate, and supervises the Assistant Professional, Ranger and Starter, Golf Shop Service Staff and all Professional Teaching Staff and maintains accurate payroll records • Must have knowledge of industry standards for golf instruction and have the ability to teach all ages and skill levels • Ensure evaluations and annual reviews are completed and recorded for all applicable staff • Attend staff meetings and cornerstone as scheduled by management and schedule staff meetings with golf operations personnel. Once a month hold staff meeting with pro-shop staff • Update and maintain golf shop policies and procedures and job descriptions and ensure they are adhered to and posted in the proper areas • Maintain safety standards and safety equipment within OSHA requirements • Assist in the publications of newsletters, informational, and promotional materials, blogs • Work closely with and provide guidance and consultation with all golf committees and leagues • Attend applicable committee meetings and board, management, and staff meetings when requested • Adhere to, enforce, and implement policies and procedures of the facility • Setup regular written communication with supervisor to include facility, programming, staff and customer updates

Business and Financial • Responsible for the financial and operational performance of the golf shop operations, golf services, and lesson operations. • Ensure all financial goals and objectives are being achieved • Assist in the development and preparation of budgets, including forecasting and review of all golf operations revenues and expenses on a daily, weekly, monthly, and annual basis • Ensure systems controls are in place to safeguard assets, revenues, and resources • In keeping with facility goals, utilize yield management techniques to maximize course usage.

Other Facility/Departmental Responsibilities • Work closely with all department heads to achieve the goals and objectives of the facility • Maintain a close working relationship with the Golf Course Superintendent and provide advice on course playability and tournament set up • Coordinate plans with the Food and Beverage Manager for food and beverage needs for all golf functions Compliance • Maintains a working knowledge of department safety procedures. Attend safety training programs and educational in-service trainings as required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s Degree in either Business, Recreation, or Public Administration preferred or equivalent 3 to 5 years in Golf Course Management. LPGA or PGA certified a plus.

CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: • Fundamental knowledge of the game of golf, rules of golf, golf facility operations and tournament operations • Fundamental supervisory practices and principles • Act as a role model for all employees by demonstrating the behavior and work ethic expected of all employees • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills • Self-motivated with desire to promote and market • Experienced in written and oral business communications • Remain up-to-date on customer relationship management tactics and strategies • Experienced computer user including; Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficient in other applications, i.e. email, internet, tournament and database • Maintain and promote a positive professional image within the community • Attend conferences, workshops, meetings, and trade shows to keep abreast of marketing and business trends • Maintain a credible golf game and remain current on teaching innovations • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms and ability to present to large groups. • Ability to provide customers with professional skilled care, compassion, and efficient service. • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel frequently

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Medium work: • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time. Sedentary work frequently. Exposed to all types of weather.

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 Rockford Park District

 Contact

Sue Cichock
815-987-1608
suecichock@rockfordparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $36,083 – 48,800

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West Suburban Special Recreation Association

JOB TITLE: Recreation Specialist

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Inclusion Manager

SALARY RANGE: $36,083 – 48,800

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for the development and implementation of recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. Supervising seasonal staff and volunteers who assist in programs. Flexible work schedule as you will work some nights and weekends. Coordinate overnight and travel trips for our participants.

QUALIFICATIONS: 4 year degree from an accredited University in Therapeutic Recreation or related field and have the equivalent of one year of experience in a recreation setting. Experience working with a variety of ages and abilities will make you a strong candidate. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist; CTRS preferred. Valid Illinois driver’s license required.

ESSENTAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: 1. Develop individual program plans, goal writing and tracking participant’s progress. 2. Paperwork - planning programs, complete weekly and final program evaluations and complete seasonal part-time/volunteer staff evaluations. 3. Gathering, loading, transporting and setting up equipment. 4. Creating, designing and supervising seasonal programs and special events. 5. Supervision and care of individuals, including behavior management, dispensing medication, and assistance in daily self-care. 6. File incident reports and perform emergency care in accordance to WSSRA safety program. 7. Computer work, program calendars and memos to staff and families. 8. Consistently communicate with parents/guardians. 9. Provide activities for day and away trips. 10. Perform orientation and training of seasonal part-time staff, volunteers and new employees. 11. Prepare for and attend special events. 12. Assist in the supervision, training and evaluation of part-time supervisors for programs and special events. 13. Assists with inclusion programming, including conducting participant assessments, program observations, and creating visual supports.
14. Maintain a working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 15. Provide a safe environment during programs. 16. Actively support WSSRA risk management program. 17. Drive to and from programs and facilities.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: 1. Assisting individuals with disabilities. 2. Transporting participants and others in van or car to and from WSSRA offerings. 3. Picking up general materials (i.e. printed brochures, special supplies) 4. Attending agency meetings, as well as for state and local organizations.

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 West Suburban Special Recreation Association

 Contact

April Ryan
(847) 455-2100
aprilr@wssra.net

 Closing Date

March 1, 2019

 Up to $35,000

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GROW WITH US! Over the past several years, the District has become a leader in land stewardship through responsible green space care and the incorporation of native plantings and restored landscapes throughout its parks and golf course. Working under the direction of the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities this exciting new position will lead the charge to bring the District’s natural area management in-house.

The maintenance department is a hardworking team that keeps its parks and facilities in impeccable condition. Your co-workers are easy to get along with and eager to learn about natural resources management as to provide this position the support and manpower it needs to get these new initiatives off the ground. The successful candidate will be a positive team player with a passion for natural resource management and the enthusiasm to share that passion with staff and the community.

The Natural Areas and Park Specialist will also maintain landscaped areas and decorative plantings, provide support to general park and equipment maintenance, and work with the public as well as community partners to raise awareness about stewardship in Sycamore.

The Park District has a great team, positive support from its residents, and this position affords an opportunity to help keep that successful momentum going. If you think you will thrive on the opportunity to grow something from the beginning, this position is one you can't pass up!

Benefits include insurance package (includes health, dental, vision, life, short term disability), contributions to Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, vacation days, sick days. EOE.

To view a complete job description and apply for this position, visit http://www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com/jobs/natural-areas-parks-maintenance-specialist.

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 Sycamore Park District

 Contact

Jeff Donahoe
jeffd@sycamoreparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

March 1, 2019

 Up to $30,118

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GROW WITH US! Sycamore Park District has just completed a new "Recreation Campus" featuring a community center/fitness facility, dog park, splashpad and sled hill with natural amphitheater; along with 10 more sport fields coming by 2020! To fill these spaces with enriching opportunities, the Recreation team seeks a dynamic, outgoing individual to lead the District’s existing athletic programs, and a growing recreation programming presence in town. The successful candidate will be passionate about all forms of recreation with a proven ability to develop new programs and supervise/direct programs while meeting the community’s needs with responsiveness and creativity. High Energy is a must!

If you think you will thrive on the opportunity to grow something from the beginning, this position is one you can't pass up! We have a great team and your co-workers are dedicated, hardworking, and easy to get along with. Sycamore is a great place to live, work and play. The Park District has a great team, positive support from its residents, and this position affords an opportunity to help keep that successful momentum going.

Benefits include insurance package (includes health, dental, vision, life, short term disability), Contributions to Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Vacation Days, Sick Days. EOE.

Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2019, at 12pm. To view a complete job description and apply for this position, visit http://www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com/jobs/recreation-specialist-athletics-and-recreation-programming.

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 Sycamore Park District

 Contact

Theresa Tevsh
theresat@sycamoreparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

March 1, 2019

 $42,718 - $51,677

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Apply online: https://rockfordparkdistrict.applicantstack.com/x/openings

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following: Leadership by values Assist with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Ice Facilities and provides on-site supervision and acts as Manager on Duty. Assists the Skate & Play Manager to deliver high quality customer experiences through the hiring, coaching, development and evaluation of seasonal team members (15) and occasional volunteers. Acts as a liaison and works with the various clubs to support their success.

Operational Excellence Works with the Figure Skating professional coaches to design, schedule, and implement an innovative, forward thinking and progressive program. Oversees the program development, management and day to day operations of the Figure Skating program and assists with Sapora Playworld operations to include summer camps, birthday parties, rentals and Clubs’ use. Hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates figure skating instructors. With oversight from the Skate & Play Manager, plans and develops special events, ice shows, competitions and other public rink wide special skating programs and events. With oversight from the Skate & Play Manager implements all logistical tasks necessary for special events including working with and assigning volunteers, working with all team members and professional coaches in designing program themes, music, choreographing, set design and other technical requirements needed. Coordinates outreach programs with the schools and community centers. Coordinates the summer figure skating camps, clinics and on and off ice programming. As approved by the Skate & Play Manager, participates in the Private Lesson Program, adhering to the policies and procedures for private lessons the Rockford Park District. Assists the Skate & Play Manager in the development, execution, implementation and adherence to the annual budget, marketing, operational plan and the capital improvement plan in conjunction with the General Manager of Ice Facilities. Procure, maintains and keep inventory of supplies and equipment. Assist the Skate & Play Manager to recruit and track volunteers and hours for the skating programs. Works with the Skate & Play Manager to manage social media presence attracting and an engaging customers. Works with Skate & Play Manager and marketing team to produce brochures, post to social media, flyers and promotions for the skating programs.

Teamwork Assists Ice team with various operations, substitutes for team members and works collaboratively to promote the One Team, One Goal work environment. Work hours vary depending on the needs of the skating program and Sapora Playworld activities. This includes early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays in a fast-paced environment.

Team Community Relations Works collaboratively with clubs, ice and facility renters developing positive relationships. Attend team, department and other meetings as required. Organize and implement one-on-ones, small group, and large group meetings and presentations. Conducts regular customer service surveys from customers in programs collecting data on marketing segments, size, and trends. May be responsible for being the Media Spokesperson when Manager on Duty.

Customer Satisfaction Provides excellent customer service to all customers in verbal and written communication. Provides current and accurate information relating to District events and activities.

Documents/Reports Develops lesson plans for the Learn to Skate instructors, compile attendance sheets, rosters and assigns coaches to each class. Responsible for tracking and pulling various reports to define and measure success, reports monthly progress to the Skate & Play Manager.

Compliance Assists the Skate & Play Manager in updating and maintaining operational manuals, daily, weekly and monthly inspections, standard operating policies and procedures, parent / skater handbooks, code of conduct and safety guidelines. Assist in training team members and ensuring adherence to safety protocol and systems. Maintains a working knowledge of department safety procedures. Attend safety training programs and educational in-service trainings as required.

Performance Management/Employee Development Attend trainings, seminars, and conferences to enhance personal development and stay abreast of industry trends.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Associates Degree in Recreation, Sports Management or related field preferred; 3 to 5 years related work experience, supervisory experience and USFS membership preferred.

CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Have strong interpersonal skills that allow for success in a team environment Working knowledge of all aspects of USFS programming Communicate with and effectively direct team members activities Working knowledge of operations and/or facility management Possess strong customer service skills Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and function in a high stress environment Be flexible and willing to effectively manage risk Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms Knowledge of rules and policies of the Rockford Park District Must have experience with event planning and programming Be an active listener

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently Exerting up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Significant environmental factors are applicable to this position

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 Rockford Park District

 Contact

Sue Cichock
815-987-1608
jobs@rockfordparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled