The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is home to 210 parks and facilities located on more than 21,000 acres of parkland throughout Mecklenburg County. This position is a part of the Aquatics area and will be the supervisor stationed at one of the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Aquatic Facilities, including Ray's Splash Planet, Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center, Marion Diehl Pool, Ramsey Creek Beach, Double Oaks Outdoor Pool or Cordelia Outdoor Pool. This position will supervise a team that consist of one full-time, 35 part-time and 10 temporary employees. This position will work a flexible work schedule to include mornings/daytime, evenings (1-2 days), and weekends (1-2 days) on a rotating basis as well as serve as Manager On Duty over a facility during the rotating schedule.
Incumbents should have a bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Health and Physical Education or a related field, three years of experience in recreational programming and/or combination of relevant education and relevant experience.
Additionally, the candidate must possess or become certified as a Starfish Aquatic Institute Instructor Trainer in both Lifeguarding and Swim Lessons, as well as become a current CPO within 60 days of start date. Experience managing various aquatic facilities and staff, Starfish Aquatic Institute Certifications, unique aquatic programming, recreation experience, innovative in-service trainings, ActiveNet skills, and an ability to manage a large and diverse workforce.
Internal Number: Job ID: 109821
About Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County was formed in 1762 from the western part of Anson County and the first official governmental action took place in February 1763.The North Carolina State Constitution approved in 1868 gave the citizens of all counties the right to elect a Board of County Commissioners to govern them.From 1868 to 1986, Mecklenburg County was governed by a five member board elected at-large. The first seven-member board took office in 1986 and in 1994, the first nine-member Board took office. Six members are elected by districts and three are ?elected at-large.Elections for the Board are held in November of even-numbered years. The Board takes office on the first Monday in December following the November election. A chairman and vice chairman are elected at the Board's first meeting in December.The Board's primary responsibilities are to adopt an annual budget, set a property tax rate and establish priorities to address the County's needs, especially in the areas of health, education, welfare and mental health.