Town of Fairfield, Department of Parks & Recreation
September 24, 2018
Fairfield , Connecticut
$20 - $25 hourly
Seasonal - Experienced
The Waterfront Director works under the direction of the Director and Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation, to ensure the general safety of guests and staff at the waterfront, to supervise the waterfront team and to oversee Fairfield’s Aquatic Programs.
Recruit, interview and hire all assistant directors, lifeguard captains, lifeguards and swimming instructors
Create schedules and process bi-weekly payroll for waterfront team
Plan and provide orientation for staff and conduct trainings as necessary
Maintain all physicals, certifications and training records
Ensure the safety of guests and staff at waterfront
Implements procedures to maintain the safety of beach patrons and staff.
Inspect waterfront facilities daily; report any defects to Assistant Director
Inspects waterfront equipment daily; restock, repair and/or make recommendations to replace as needed
Provide leadership in case of waterfront emergency
Orchestrate all aspects of Emergency Action Plan (EAP)
Complete appropriate follow up documentation for any waterfront emergency or rescue
Oversee Aquatic Programs
Schedule, staff and supervise swimming instruction courses
Liaise with Recreation Coordinator to facilitate waterfront games and activities
Maintain highest level of customer service
Maintain visible presence on waterfront; regularly interact with & engage guests
Expedite response to patron feedback
Orders all supplies, equipment and uniforms for waterfront within budget allocations
Prepares required reports and maintains records for Town departments.
Perform staff evaluations
Attends meetings and performs other related duties as required.
Produce an annual report compiling relevant statistics and recommendations for improvement to be reviewed by the Recreation Director
Must hold current/valid Red Cross certificates in Waterfront Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instruction, CPR/AED for the Professional rescuer and First Aid.
Must hold valid Red Cross Instructorship to teach Waterfront Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instruction, CPR/AED for the Professional rescuer and First Aid and all swimming classes in the Red Cross Learn to Swim program.
Must have experience in Lifeguarding and Aquatics Management
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Seasonal - January through September
Internal Number: 09242018
About Town of Fairfield, Department of Parks & Recreation
The Fairfield Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing and maintaining 170 acres of parks, 5 miles of beaches, 36 playing fields, 2 golf courses, 2 marinas, a Fitness Center, 31 asphalt tennis courts, a har-tru Tennis Center, 3 picnic areas, 2 waterfront banquet facilities and beach front pavilion.