Freeport Park District is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Recreation Supervisor. This job is responsible for the planning, organization and overall management of a wide variety of recreation programs and facilities, including but not limited to special events, aquatics, athletics, special recreation, safety, outdoor recreation, bus trips, martial arts, adult and youth programs, and all programs for individuals with disabilities. Works with other Recreation Department staff to facilitate inclusion of individuals with disabilities into general programming. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Must have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Parks Administration, Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Individual with proven leadership skills is desired. Experience in recreation programming, special event coordination, management, aquatics and facility management preferred. Experience working with people with disabilities required.
Application deadline is July 20, 2018.
About Freeport Park District
A pioneer of the Illinois park district system, the Freeport Park District is one of the first 13 park districts established in Illinois. Known for its foresight in preserving open space and land for public parks and recreation, the District was organized in 1911 with a mission to promote the use of recreation and generate an exciting, dynamic quality of life for its community by providing the highest quality facilities and programs to meet the ever-changing needs and interests of individuals of all ages and abilities. The Freeport Park District boasts more than 800 acres of land including an aquatic center, 36 hole golf course and driving range, nature preserve and center, antique carousel, 18 hole miniature golf course, historical museum, boat rental dock and softball complex.