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Park Superintendent
Daviess Martin Joint County Parks
Be the director of a dynamic park system! Campgrounds, reservoir, activities, disc golf, and more. For full position description, please see the link.
Many open positions
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Park Manager (Seasonal)
Newaygo County Parks and Recreation
Dates: This is a contract position runing from April 17- September 30.

Pay: $1,200-$1,240 per pay period(2-weeks)
Managers are provided with a free full-hookup campsite.  


Newaygo County Park Managers are in charge of their team and ensure the county park's high standards of safety, cleanliness, and customer services are maintained; to give our park customers the best experience possible.  We are looking for outgoing, team-oriented managers who are not afraid to work alongside their employees and take pride in their work.  This is a great seasonal position for those passionate about teamwork and going above and beyond for our customers. 

Examples of Duties

Supervises park attendants which includes but is not limited to, scheduling work assignments; monitoring work in progress, and upon completion of the season, evaluating quality of work performance.

Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the Newaygo County Parks and Recreation at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

Patrols park area to assure that all vehicles have permits and to enforce park rules and regulations.  Responds to and solves a variety of complaints such as barking dogs, noisy campers or inoperative facilities.  May be called upon to perform in public relations duties such as answering questions, assisting park users, etc...

Interprets and sensibly enforces the Park Rules Ordinance.   Monitors behavior of park visitors. With the Park Director’s approval, cautions and evicts violators of the Ordinance.   Documents violations and reports them to the Parks Director.

Performs other duties as assigned by the Parks Director.
Parks Operations I
West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation
Full Time
Park Operations 1 - $40,435 - $52,566 annually
The Parks Operations I position performs a variety of tasks involved in the general maintenance of park grounds, athletic fields and trails at all park sites throughout the township. This position also supervises the daily work assigned to part-time maintenance staff.
• Perform various park maintenance tasks such as mowing grass, pruning or removing trees, blowing leaves, mulching, athletic field grooming, litter and trash removal, landscaping, building and equipment maintenance.
• Check in shelter, room, and athletic field rentals.
• Assist recreation staff with community events.
• Perform other ground and building maintenance activities as needed.
• Must be professional in appearance.
• Adhere to Commission guidelines, policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.
HOURS: Full time 40 hours per week, typical work hours for the months of April through October are 2:00pm-9:30pm, Wednesday through Sunday. During the months of April through October, the employee will receive at least one full weekend off per month. Work hours for the months of November through March are 7:00am-3:30pm Monday through Friday.​
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Chief of Planning & Land Management
Forest Preserve District of Kane County
An employee in this classification performs work of considerable difficulty planning, organizing, directing and managing all
functions and activities of the Planning and Land Management department, including, but not limited to, budgeting, project
management, land acquisition, facility and preserve maintenance, preserve development, fleet management, wetland
mitigation, trades and construction, natural resource planning and management, and compliance with all federal, state
and local laws. Work requires the ability to manage multiple projects involving collaborative relationships between other
District and County departments, elected officials, contractors, engineers, regulatory agencies, and various other public
and private groups. Administrative direction is provided by the Executive Director and supervision is provided to assigned
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