The City of Palm Beach Gardens is looking for a motivated and innovative professional who has the ability to positively lead the Aquatics Division of the Recreation Department. This position is expected to creatively and independently manage the service delivery of the aquatics operation for the City and surrounding community.
The position requires innovation and the ability to keep pace with industry standards and changing trends. The Manager will be expected to have an entrepreneurial spirit in program development and service delivery while ensuring that the staff are trained to the highest level. Responsibilities will include organizational development, event management, fiscal control, strategic marketing, revenue production, programming, staff utilization, long range planning and the safe operation/coordination of facilities.
City of Palm Beach Gardens Application Required. Please visit our website at pbgfl.com.
Master's degree preferred, or
Bachelor's Degree: Parks/Recreation Administration, Public Administration, Sports Management or related field, and
Five years progressive management and/or supervisory experience in the aquatic's operations field, and
Current Certifications in the following required:
Lifeguard Training through the American Red Cross
CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED American Red Cross
First Aid American Red Cross
Water Safety Instructor
Administering Emergency O2 Red Cross
AFO or CPO
Preferred Certifications or ability to obtain within one year: Lifeguard Instructor
Water Safety Instructor Trainer
First responder training and/or EMT training preferred
Any related combination of training, education and experience.
Valid State of Florida Driver's License with a good driving record. Or ability to acquire one.
Certified Park and Recreation Professional (C.P.R.P.) National Certification preferred
Additional Salary Information: Eligibility: Coverage in the City's group insurance plans begins the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
Health Insurance: Choice of three (3) plans provided through Florida Blue. Employee contributions are required toward the cost of this insurance on a semi-monthly basis as follows:
HMO PPO HDHP
Employee Only $0 $0 $0
Family $58 $110 $30
On-Site Employee Health and Wellness Center: Available for use by employees, spouses and dependents enrolled on the City's Health Plan. No-copays for doctor's visits, labs, physicals, or prescription drugs dispensed at the Center.
Dental Insurance: PPO plan offered through Ameritas, provided at no cost.
Life Insurance: Two (2) times annual salary up to a maximum of $100,000 provided at no cost.
Short Term Disability: Non-probationary employees eligible for 60% of salary up to 26 weeks, provided at no cost.
Long Term Disability: 60% of salary up to $5,000 monthly, provided at no cost.
Employee Assistance Program: Six (6) visits per calendar year, per issue, provided at no cost.
Pension Plan: Provided through the Florida Retirement System (FRS). Choice between the Investment Plan with a one (1) year vesting schedule, and the Pension Plan with an eight (8) year vesting schedule. Mandatory 3% pre-tax contribution.
About The City of Palm Beach Gardens
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is a Signature City which celebrates quality-of-life by fostering an environment of excellence. With over 30% of land mass dedicated to green space, recreation programs tailored for residents of all ages, an award-winning Art in Public Places program, a pro-active business climate that embraces innovation and an intrinsic understanding of the balance between social and economic conditions, Palm Beach Gardens is much more than the ultimate vacation spot. Ideally located in South Florida, Palm Beach Gardens has direct access to international airports, rail service, ports and major highways. The City of Palm Beach Gardens offers excellent opportunities for children and adults to enjoy exercising, learning, playing and living in beautiful South Florida. Our recreational offerings run the gamut including: golf, karate, wellness, dance, art, sports, aquatics and more.