Dec 29, 2023

Pool Deck Manager

  • JCC Asheville
  • Asheville, NC, USA
Full time Pool Manager

Job Description

Pool Deck Manager

Reports To: Aquatics Director
Department: Aquatics
Classification: Full-Time; Non-Exempt – Day Shift/Evening Shift – Currently hiring for Evening Shift Only
Pay Rate: $15-$16 hourly
Benefits: Full-time employees enjoy extensive benefits at the Asheville JCC, including: 27+ days of paid holidays and PTO; vision, life, and disability insurance; 401k*; membership at the JCC’s state of the art aquatics center; FREE childcare* at the JCC’s 5-star early childhood and school aged programs; and inclusion in a warm and welcoming center that has served the community for over 80 years. Scroll down for full benefits listing and additional information*.

Job Summary: The Pool Deck Manager, under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, shares in the JCC’s commitment to the highest quality of programs while maintaining excellent customer service. The Pool Deck Manager works directly with the Aquatics and Wellness Director to perform lifeguarding duties, assist in hire and training of all lifeguard staff and to oversee the daily pool deck and pool facilities/grounds operations. The Pool Deck Manager will be responsible for ensuring positive JCC member relations and will work with all programs of the JCC in order to foster a culture of excellence while building the health and ensuring the safety of JCC members and participants.
The Pool Deck Manager is expected to be safety-focused, an innovative team player, and a positive role model. The Pool Deck Manager supports the mission of the JCC by ensuring the offering of positive interaction that align with Jewish values and build community.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily safety and wellbeing of patrons both in and out of the water with active surveillance
  • Assure that all aquatics programming is setup in a timely manner
  • During the summer season, supervise additional guard staff and ensuring that all duties and safety requirements are being performed by the staff prior, during, and after shifts
  • Attend all in-service trainings
  • Ensure that lifeguarding staff are appropriately deployed based on knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Formulate, plans, implements and participates in the development and implementation of all
    policies and procedures as it relates to the pool operations
  • Ensure pool facility meets all federal, state, city, county, and department standards,
    requirements, policies and regulations
  • Maintain open communication between staffing offices, management and associates
    Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate



  • Current high school students and/or high school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • At least one year of aquatic management experience, including scheduling and staffing is highly


  • Certified in Lifeguarding/CPR/First Aid/AED from an accredited institution

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work outdoors in seasonal heat (100F+) or cold inclement weather
  • Required to know how to swim, and can swim a minimum of 300 yards
  • Prolonged periods of standing, sitting, bending, squatting, walking and climbing up minimal heights
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Benefits Include:

  • Free tuition for early childhood/youth programming for the first child, and 50% off for subsequent children.
  • Employer paid insurance (after 90 days of service):
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability
  • Optional employee-paid insurance:
    • Dental
    • Additional Life Insurance
  • Retirement 401K (available after 1 year of service)
  • 10+ paid holidays
  • Two paid “floating holidays” or personal days to be chosen by the employee
  • 15+ paid vacation and sick days
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Paid weather/emergency related closures
  • Free, confidential counseling services through our Employee Assistance Plan
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Tuition reimbursement for courses at an accredited college or university
  • Aquatics membership for employee and their household
  • “Learn to Swim” lessons for employee and their household
  • Complimentary use of meeting spaces, including the pavilion, aquatics facility, and social hall

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