The Aquatics Coordinator oversees all Aquatics programs and operations at assigned indoor and/or outdoor pool(s). Responsibilities include maintaining safe environments for staff and customers; lifeguard training; instructional learn-to-swim lessons; staff hiring and scheduling; special event coordination, pool maintenance; coordinating parties; facility rentals, concessions operations; and budget planning and reporting. Drives a personal and/or District vehicle to other District facilities for business purposes.
Must be 18 years of age or older with a minimum of two (2) years of vocational or trade school training in a Recreation Program field. A Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Management, or a closely related field is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years related Aquatics and Recreation service experience and customer service. One (1) year of experience in a supervisory or lead capacity. A combination of experience and education may be considered. CPO/AFO, Red Cross LGI or WSI with ability to obtain the second within 90 days of hire. Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED required upon hire. Must have a valid Colorado Driver License and a good driving record, or the ability to obtain upon hire.
Must have excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills. Must be able to establish and maintain safe and fun pool environments, provide superior customer service and resolve customer complaints and escalated problems. Effectively manage employees; handle cash-flow and daily cash reports with accuracy and proper handling in adherence to established procedures. Must be competent in facility operations management; swimming, life guarding, and lifesaving procedures and instruction; water safety programs; recruiting, supervising, training, evaluating and motivating employees, safety and emergency first-aid procedures. In addition, establishing and maintaining healthy pool water; pump and filtration operations and chemical feeding equipment; planning and organization of aquatics instruction and water safety programs; and budget planning and management.
Ability to safely extricate people from a pool who vary in weight, with or without assistance, at any time; react effectively to all potential mental, physical, and stressful situations inherent to the duties of a First Responder; hear noises either naturally or with electronic auditory assistance equivalent to that of normal conversation up to 30 meters away. Must have 20/20 vision or 20/20 vision corrected by eyeglasses or contact lenses. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (including Excel, Word, Outlook and Publisher). Must be willing to work a varied work schedule which may include some evenings, weekends and holidays.
The ability to successfully complete a background check including and not limited to criminal history search and motor vehicle record check is required.
Work schedule varies day; evening, weekend and/or holiday hours will be required. One weekend day required each week.
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Please contact Heather Moore at Heatherm@ssprd.org with questions regarding this opportunity.
This position is open until filled, review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.