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About The Position
Manages and operates a City swimming facility and supervises related staff in order to maximize safety, customer service, and community involvement through aquatic programs and activities. Pool Managers work various hours, typically ranging from 5:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and must be available to work any day of the week (including certain holidays). This position will be located at McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center.
Applicants must possess a valid StarGuard Lifeguard Certification and Starfish Swim Instructor certificate; or a valid Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, a Water Safety Instructor's Certificate, a Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate, and standard first aid certificate.
Ideal candidates would also possess a valid Starguard Elite Lifeguard Instructor certification or Starfish Swim Instructor Trainer certification or American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification or Water Safety Instructor Trainer certification.
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:
Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years
Education and Experience
Minimum of one season (3-6 months) experience as an Assistant Pool Manager responsible for the operation and management of a municipal swimming pool facility.
Must have at least six months of Lead or Supervisory experience.
Licensing, Certifications, and Other Requirements
Must possess and maintain a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification prior to the start date.
Possess and maintain a valid StarGuard Lifeguard Certification and Starfish Swim Instructor certificate; or a valid Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, a Water Safety Instructor's Certificate, a Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate, and standard first aid certificate.
Obtain and maintain a valid StarGuard Lifeguard Instructor Certification or a valid Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification within six months of hire.
Candidates must successfully pass an OSHA-required respirator physical within 45 calendar days from hire or promotion, and annually thereafter.
Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/service assignment. Essential Functions
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:
Supervises employees and coordinates personnel-related activities to include, but not limited to: training, approving work schedules, recommending/approving personnel actions, coaching and counseling, establishing performance goals, and writing performance evaluations.
Maintains, analyzes, and submits written records of daily attendance, revenue, sanitary water conditions (chlorine and pH readings), water back-washing, accidents, rescues, and assists and first aid.
Approves pay records.
Observes pool patrons. Observes various classes and insures that proper procedures are being followed.
Responds both in writing and verbally to public comments and complaints.
Attends and conducts staff meetings on the importance of safety and life saving skills, processes and procedures.
Develops and uses surveys, evaluations, and other information to determine needs of patrons.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Climb up/down ladder to lifeguard chair; sit in stationary lifeguard chair for long periods of time maintaining constant vigilance to the surrounding pool deck area.
Required to move around on deck to make observations.
Concentrates on and complete tasks in the presence of distractions.
Observes swimmers in and around the pool.
Lifts dead weight usually exceeding 100 pounds.
Lifts equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a daily basis.
Lifts arms above shoulder level.
Operate a variety of standard office equipment including: computer, telephone, calculator, copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement.
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The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.
This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.
City Of Scottsdale, AZ