Under the general direction of the assigned Manager, the Aquatics Programs and Facilities Supervisor sets the vision, innovation and direction of Aquatics programs in accordance to the Mission Led Comprehensive Program and Strategic Plans, and assumes comprehensive administrative oversight of all operational duties as they relate to Aquatics facilities and in accordance with the Level of Service Plan.
Bachelor's degree in recreation program administration or related field preferred.
At least five (5) years increasing supervisory experience in Parks and Recreation.
At least four (4) years spent in Aquatics programs and facilities management.
Valid Washington driver's license required.
Must possess Professional Rescuer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Instructor certification.
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Trainer certification required.
Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certificate required.
About Metro Parks Tacoma
Metro Parks Tacoma was created in 1907 as a municipal corporation to manage park, recreation and zoological services and facilities for the citizens of Tacoma, Dash Point and Browns Point, Washington. Governed by an elected five-member board of park commissioners, Metro Parks Tacoma maintains and cares for more than 100 parks and open spaces in the Tacoma area including Point Defiance Park with its Zoo and Aquarium, Boathouse Marina, and Fort Nisqually; Northwest Trek Wildlife Park near Eatonville, WA; W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory; Meadow Park Golf Course; and Ruston Way waterfront parks including Les Davis Pier.Metro Parks Tacoma includes approximately 247 full-time employees and 600-800 part-time/seasonal employees. Career full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life and state retirement benefits and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.