Employment Opportunities

NATURE OF WORK:

The Youth Development and Programing Coordinator is responsible for the organization, management, administration and supervision of all aspects of the HUB Recreation Center’s Child Watch and Camp programing as well as to provide safe, nurturing and enriching environment for youth members and program participants.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, troubleshooting, evaluating and completing payroll for department staff; updating staff training materials, operating manuals; Summer and Holiday camp program development, adjusting and enforcing policies and procedures; budget.  He/she must meet and greet parents, assist in registrations, see that parents receive and understand the policies of the Youth Department and programing, build positive relationships with members and youth, implement age-appropriate activities and follow policies and guidelines. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Recruits, interviews, orients, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel & volunteers and holds bi-monthly staff meetings or as needed and appropriate.
  2. Recommends and advises on department hiring and termination in conjunction with General Manager.
  3. Reviews employee performance within disciplinary counseling sessions and positive recognition sessions.
  4. Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; assists in preparing annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective action plans.
  5. Communication with parents about programing, questions or any issues that arise.
  6. Put together monthly work schedule for Camps, After School and Child Watch areas.
  7. Effectively supervise all participants, and children enrolled in the Child Watch, A-Team and Summer/Holiday Camp programs. Including monitor students and pick up on the bus at in town Marion Elementary grade schools for A-Team program.
  8. Build and put together new programing each season along with weekly themes for camps. Including scheduling outside activities and working with other departments in the building to set up and share all areas of the HUB to ensure maximum use and potential for camp and programing participants.
  9. Working with other buildings in the community to facilitate field trips, outings and activities with groups that may come to the HUB for the camp kids during programing.
  10. Work with computer system and registration programs to put in camper registration information for programs.
  11. Responsible for creating and posting weekly activity plans and themes for Summer Camp, Spring Break and Winter Retreat Camps as well as days out of school.
  12. Responsible for checking all equipment, and keeping clear of hazards.
  13. Clean up, collect, and return all supplies and equipment used for activities to proper place.
  14. Keep up on organization and maintain count of supplies for activities and craft supplies and snacks ~ this includes store runs and ordering any supplies needed for Camps, After School and Child Watch.
  15. Facilitate games and activities for all A-Team or Sumer/Holiday Camp participants.
  16. Properly submit behavioral and incident reports turned in by staff to GM.
  17. Maintain proper financial reports and attendance records for all areas of youth programing.
  18. Ensure that all participants are properly signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  19. Administer first aid and emergency procedures as needed.
  20. All other miscellaneous duties as assigned by General Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MUST LOVE CHILDREN. The candidate must have 3 years minimum experience working with children between the ages of 6 months old thru 13 years (Camps). Have set up, run and directed day camp programing for youth ages 5 years – 13 years.  Must have the ability to effectively communicate to young children and parents, and be familiar with age appropriate disciplinary procedures and policies as well as DCFS standards.  CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications are required within in first 30 days of employment. 

WORK SCHEDULE:  Most days 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or as scheduled with GM, working building events, staff meetings, trainings and weekends if needed to assure coverage for any hours of youth programing operation. Director hours for summer camp may vary or be longer depending on needs of the camp. Manager on Duty (MOD) shifts as required bi-weekly and on alternating weekends. 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

COMPENSATION: 

Full Time-Non Exempt $34,000-$38,000 (Dependent on Education and Experience)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, and kneel and must occasionally lift and/or move 20-50 pounds. The ability to swim is helpful but not required; needs to be enthusiastic and able to play gym and recreational games and activities with program kids.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, Human Resource Director, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionilgov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager, The HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

 

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified Entry Police Officer Applications

 

Effective immediately the Marion Police Department will begin taking applications

  • from currently employed
  • full-time law enforcement officers
  • for consideration of employment on an on-going basis.
  • Applicants will not be required to take an entry level written exam or entry level physical agility exam.
  • Candidates will be required to complete all other phases of the Marion Police Dept. hiring process before an offer of employment.

 

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants seeking qualification appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Full-time certification by the state of employment outside Illinois will also be accepted provided the certification will be accepted and recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary.  United States citizen.
  • Individuals must be at least 23 years old.
  • Education – High School education or equivalent thereof.
  • Experience – Currently employed full-time with a municipal, county or state law enforcement agency with at least two (2) years experience as a full-time sworn, certified law enforcement officer after completion of a probationary period. Candidates with less than two (2) years experience may be considered if the candidate has two (2) years active duty military experience in addition to sworn certified law enforcement officer experience.
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License.
  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements.
  • Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following; a resume; professional licenses; training certificates; documents confirming work experience; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED certificate; transcripts of higher learning; naval or military service board and discharge papers (DD-214); employee evaluations; and other employment related material as requested or required.

Selection Process

 

Each phase of the process is pass/fail and required to proceed to the next step.

  • Interview with the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
  • Interview by Police Chief and Designated City Officials.
  • Character and background investigation and credit check.
  • Post-offer examinations including, but not limited to; psychological evaluation; medical examination; polygraph; and drug screening.
  • All appointments are subject to a probationary period and a 2 year pre-employment contract.

 

Qualified Entry Eligibility List

An initial qualified entry eligibility list will be created from qualified applicants who submit the required application materials. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Placement on any qualified entry eligibility list shall be based upon the relative experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicants.

In the event that prescreening identifies applicants who have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that make those applicants more desirable for the position sought to be filled, the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners may choose to appoint those applicants.

The application packet can be downloaded from here

HUB Recreation Center Job Description

 

POSITION TITLE :                 Sports and Recreation Coordinator

PAY CLASSIFICATION :       Full-time Exempt

SUPERVISOR:                        General Manager                                

DATE:                                     02-16-15, Revision 10/2019                             

                 

NATURE OF WORK:

The Sports and Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the organization and running of in-facility and out-of- facility sports and recreation programs, including leagues, tournaments, and recreational activities held at the HUB Recreational Center.  The Coordinator will work closely with the individual leaders of each program, as well as other internal departments, such as Facilities-Customer Service Rentals, Operations, Marketing, Fitness, Membership, and Youth Development to successfully accomplish these responsibilities.  Support the vision, mission, and core values of the HUB Recreation Center.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develops, plans, and executes facility and out-of-facility sports programs, leagues, camps, and tournaments
  2. Develops, plans, and executes facility recreation programs for members and guests.
  3. Coordinates HUB programs including basketball, volleyball, tackle football, flag football, soccer, tennis, and other organized sport programs
  4. Evaluates and coordinates with Facilities Service Coordinator and General Manager the rental of facility by outside groups.
  5. Recruits, interviews, orients, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers.
  6. Recommends and advises on department hiring and termination in conjunction with General Manager.
  7. Reviews employee performance within disciplinary counseling sessions and positive recognition sessions.
  8. Promotes program enrollment and development in interactions with existing and potential members and community constituents.
  9. Coordinates with the Marketing Director on efforts to ensure appropriate and timely release of information including weekly gym court schedule and other events affecting facility use and programming.
  10. Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; assists in preparing annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective action plans
  11. Ensures proper implementation of sports staff department procedures.
  12. Develops policies and procedures in conjunction with department leaders and General Manager.
  13. Participates in trainings and staff meetings in communication with the leadership staff team.
  14. Conducts department meetings monthly or as appropriate and needed.
  15. Administer first aid and emergency procedures as needed.
  16. All other miscellaneous duties as assigned by General Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in recreation, sports management or a related field, and have 3-5 years of appropriate experience is preferred
  • Strong computer skills required with MS Office software and basic website capabilities.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Must have experience coaching/teaching both youth and adult sports
  • Must have a demonstrated track record of developing, marketing and selling recreation programs
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Certification for CPR and First Aid required within (1) month of hire.

WORK SCHEDULE:  As scheduled by General Manager and as needed for staff supervision.  Manager-on-duty shifts as required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, and kneel and must occasionally lift and/or move 20-50 pounds

GROUP AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching aqua aerobics and aqua arthritis, recording participation data and complete incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.   
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group aqua instructor is preferred.
  • Group fitness certification required.
  • First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, Human Resource Director, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.gov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SILVERSNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)       

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching group fitness classes for seniors with specific instruction including any of the following: SilverSneakers Classic, SilverSneakers Cardiofit, SilverSneakers Circuit,, SilverSneakers Yoga, SilverSneakers Stability and SilverSneakers Boom. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, recording participation data and completing incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group instructor is preferred.
  • Specialized SilverSneakers certification(s) required.
  • May enter compensated training agreement with appropriate
  • hire candidate.
  •  First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $15-20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, Human Resource Director, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.gov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
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