Nov 09, 2019

Aquatics Supervisor -Glenwood Springs, Co

  • Aquatic Jobs Network
  • Glenwood Springs, CO, USA
Full time Aquatic Director Other

Job Description

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for managing the safe and effective operation of the Aquatics Center and implementation of aquatic programs at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. This position will ensure compliance with facility and industry standard regulations and policies for maintaining the aquatic systems, serve a liaison representing the Department in planning safety city wide, and provide over-site for the planning, organizing, directing and supervising of staff and the contracts/volunteers that utilize the Pools.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide effective leadership and direction of the Aquatic Center’s operation.
  2. Develop, promote, implement, supervise, and evaluate all aquatic programs.
  3. Recruit, hire, train, motivate, discipline and evaluate Aquatic Center personnel.
  4. Communicate professionally with the public, user groups, contractors, members of City staff, and elected officials.
  5. Complete aquatic facility maintenance and reporting in accordance with state regulations.
  6. Monitor and optimize Aquatic Center mechanical operations.
  7. Analyze, forecast, prepare, and monitor budgets and financial information including capital improvement recommendations.
  8. Creates and edits program area information for seasonal activities guides, promotional materials and registration software.
  9. Inventory and order first aid supplies for Community Center, Recreation Programs, Ice Rink, Parks, and City Hall.
  10. Oversee City’s AED program including monitoring, maintenance, and reporting.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Knowledge of American Red Cross Health and Safety programs, aquatic facility safety guidelines, state pool and spa regulations, water chemistry, aquatic facility maintenance and operations.
  • Demonstrate a strong team approach to customer service and staff management.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills with staff, elected officials, and the public.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, use good judgment, and take initiative.
  • Communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

Necessary:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or,
  • Degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience in operation of aquatic facilities
  • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience
  • Other combinations of education and experience that provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the tasks of the position may be considered.
  • Must have current certifications in Life-guarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor, and Certified Pool/Spa Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator.

Desired:

  • Three (3) years of progressively more responsible management/supervisory experience.
  • Certification in Water Safety Instructor Trainer and/or Lifeguard Instructor Trainer.

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