Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
The purpose of this position is to plan, implement and coordinate the activities of aquatic facilities and coordinate and supervise the work of staff.
Essential Functions: Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend below when referring to the physical demands of each essential function.
Strong communicator with the ability to lead by example and motivate others to pursue excellence.
Must work well in a team environment of innovation, cooperation and support, with a focus on public service.
Staff Supervision and Training
Assists with interviewing and hiring temporary staff with focus to recruit and select the best candidates. This position will have the opportunity to ensure leading new staff through the on-boarding process to ensure staff will be successful in exceeding Departmental performance expectations.
Trains, supervises, and evaluates temporary lifeguards, instructors, coaches and center aides at the facility.
Assists with organizing work assignments.
Facilitates new staff orientations and regular staff in-service trainings.
Oversees lifeguard fitness swimming program.
Assists with drug screening.
Ensures staff adhere to program, department, town and government rules and regulations.
Utilizes staff performance log to track staff performance and provides timely coaching to staff as needed.
Coordinates swim lessons and safety trainings. Markets programs and evaluates programs for improvement, with the opportunity to develop innovative programming to best serve the community.
Assists with program planning and activity entry into recreation software.
Monitors program attendance and submits timely program reports.
Teaches swim classes and training classes as needed.
Obtains/maintains Aquatic Exercise certification and teaches water exercise classes as needed.
Assists with scheduling of pool and staff. Reserves pool and facility space, and supervises facility use by rental groups and contract instructors.
Helps maintain aquatic web page.
Inventories first aid supplies, pool chemicals, and pool equipment.
Makes purchase recommendations.
Assists with preparation of the aquatics budget. Monitors time sheets and assists with payroll.
Assumes aquatic facilities (Homestead Aquatic Center, Community Center Pool, and AD Clark Outdoor Pool) oversight in absence of the Aquatic Supervisor and Assistant Aquatic Supervisor.
Maintains a safe environment for staff and participants; ensures proper guard/patron safety ratios; completes daily pool reports and monthly facility and equipment safety inspections.
Reports accidents/incidents and operational and maintenance issues.
Updates SDS notebooks; maintains staff certification database; participates on department safety team; maintains Lifeguard Training certification; completes monthly safety trainings; obtains/maintains Certified Pool Operator certification.
Performs lifeguard duties, enters rotations for pool surveillance; ensures proper use of pool equipment; handles crowd control; enforces pool and facility rules; performs accident prevention measures.
Recognizes and responds to emergencies and renders CPR and First Aid when necessary.
Leads by example to provide excellent customer service.
Promotes the Department in the community and assist with Department Special Events.
Maintains good working knowledge of Departmental programming. Utilizes recreation software and good cash handling practices, assists with front desk operations and participant registration for programs, passes and visits.
Assists with opening and closing pool for season and overseeing daily operation.
Assists with closing pool at end of season and performing weekly checks during off-season.
Performs basic clerical duties and other duties as required.
The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, or walking.
The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects up to 50lbs.
Employee must also be able to kneel/ squat, reach, and regularly move lane lines.
The employee uses equipment requiring a moderate degree of dexterity and strength.
An equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job;
Lifeguarding, First-aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
Water safety practices
Chemicals used for daily pool maintenance and the proper application
City, county, state, and federal guidelines for pool operation
Proper use of emergency water safety equipment such as backboard and rescue tubes
High-quality customer service
Principles, practices and trends in management and supervision
Computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
Staff, Facility and Programming Software and processes
Relevant Town Codes and department regulations
Swim and assist drowning swimmers in a short amount of time
Recognize and respond appropriately to emergencies
Communicate and enforce rules effectively
Interact effectively with people from varying social and economic backgrounds
Identify problems and use sound judgment to resolve issues
Coordinate and supervise the work of others
Operate and utilize pool equipment
Ensure fiscal responsibility
Maintain accurate records
Operate office equipment such as a computer, calculator, copier
Read, write and perform mathematical calculations
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Model behavior that is consistent with our value of RESPECT
Promote a culture of workplace safety
Current Lifeguard Training certification.
The ability to obtain Certified Pool Operator, Lifeguard Training Instructor and Water Exercise Instructor Certification within 6 months of hire.
Water Safety Instructor certification preferred.
The possession of or the ability to obtain a valid driver's license issued by the state of NC.
A valid NC driver's license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to provide transportation between job sites is required.
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job.
Supplemental Information: Requires a flexible schedule that may include early morning, evening and weekend hours. This job will be a mix of management, program and patron contact hours (including teaching, guarding and welcome desk).