AQUATICS SUPERVISOR Parks, Recreation and Community Partnerships Dept RECRUITMENT #18-S80-001 Salary: $70,764.51 - $94,825.74/year
INTRODUCTION Are you a natural leader with a passion for leading and delivering innovative and quality aquatics programs? The City of Ventura is accepting applications for the Aquatics Supervisor vacancy at our state-of-the-art aquatic center which features a 50-meter competition pool, 25-meter recreation pool, a zero-depth water playground, and two 20-foot waterslides. To be considered for this exciting career opportunity in our Parks, Recreation and Community Partnerships Department, apply online at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs by the 2/12/2019 filing deadline! For more information about the Ventura Aquatic Center, visit https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/612/Aquatics.
THE POSITION Under direction, develops, coordinates, implements and supervises the City's comprehensive aquatics programs, classes, rentals and events utilizing a multi-pool aquatic center. Supervises full-time and temporary part-time staff, including lifeguards and recreation staff. Plans, coordinates and supervises day-to-day operations, general and preventive maintenance and instructional and recreational swimming programs. Coordinates and develops aquatic programs and activities to meet the needs of the community. Trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff. Incumbent may work irregular schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Is a motivated, self-starter, with initiative and a working knowledge of public aquatics programs Is energetic, organized, and able to balance community needs with program goals Is an experienced supervisor, with proven ability to hire, train, and evaluate staff and volunteers Is patient and understanding with people of all ages, while resolving problems and conflicts diplomatically and tactfully Has excellent communication skills, including both writing and public speaking Exercises independent, sound judgment in emergency situations, while remaining calm
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises the daily operations, general and preventive maintenance and varied programs of a public community aquatics facility for instructional, community and recreational swimming. Ensures that operations are in compliance with federal, state and local public pool regulations. Assists with sanitary control measures performing occasional pool maintenance clean up, and pre-measured chemical treatment in the absence of aquatic maintenance personnel. Coordinates and develops aquatic programs, classes and activities to meet the needs of the community. Markets and promotes programs and events. Plans, coordinates and supervises data collection regarding program effectiveness and community needs. Evaluates the progress and effectiveness of each program. Assists with the development of annual budget. Prepares resource and revenue projections. Administers and monitors assigned budget monies. Purchases equipment and supplies according to established procedures. Plans, schedules, supervises and evaluates the work of assigned staff; determining job assignments, reviewing work products, and training staff as necessary. Maintains a variety of records and reports, including staff certifications, bank deposits and other related information. Operates online registration systems; processes, troubleshoots and reconciles point of sale and memberships transactions. Prepares and maintains reports, activity records and grant applications. Organizes, schedules, monitors and trains full-time, part-time, and volunteer staff. Monitors performance, prepares evaluations, and participates in progressive disciplinary process for assigned staff. Trains staff regarding new laws and changes in policies and procedures. Instructs aquatic staff in a variety of Red Cross certification courses. Schedules and supervises routine preventive pool maintenance activities. Maintains positive relationships with organizations and various community agencies to provide information related to facility rentals, scheduling and use agreements. Maintains master calendar for facility use. Provides lifeguard staffing and equipment for events. Schedules and assigns work to assure proper coverage of events. Administers first aid and responds to emergency situations as necessary and oversees accident/incident report submittals. Composes professional memos, letters and emails. Coordinates aquatics programs, events and activities with other City departments, outside agencies and service providers. Responds to citizen inquiries and input. Attends meetings, workshops and conferences, making presentations and providing information. Performs related duties as required.
SELECTION PLAN Submit a City application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline. The preferred method of application is online and you are highly encouraged to apply at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs. If you are unable to apply electronically, you may request paper application materials by calling (805) 654-7853 during regular business hours. Paper applications can be FAXed to (805) 648-4467, or mailed, or hand delivered to City Hall at: 501 Poli Street, Room 210; Ventura, CA 93002. If you FAX, it is highly recommended that you also send the original documents. The Eligibility List established may be used to fill other regular and temporary vacancies at the discretion of the City. Once your application has been submitted, all future correspondence from the City will be via e-mail. Please keep your contact information up-to-date and ensure that your email spam filter allows you to receive messages from firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also view notices send to you by the City in the "My Applications" tab at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs. Department Selection Interview A select number of candidates will be invited to a department selection interview being in March 2019, date to be determined.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATES License: Depending on assignment, possession of a valid California Class C driver's license may be required. Certificates: Possession of the following valid certifications are highly desirable at time of application submittal and are required within a specific time frame as follows: Within six months of appointment: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer (CPR/FPR) American Red Cross Automated External Defibrillator (AED) American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor American Red Cross Emergency Response Training (Title 22) Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certificate or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certificate Within one year of appointment: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Instructor Trainer American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A combination of education training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major coursework in recreation, communications, business administration, public administration or a closely related field, and two years of progressively responsible experience in recreation program operations, including experience in the organization and implementation of aquatic-related programs, are required. Some experience with supervision and program evaluation is required.