The City of Covington is seeking an experienced Aquatics Specialist to oversee the daily operation of the Covington Aquatic Center. The successful candidate will thrive in a high-paced environment and be capable of effectively managing a sizeable workload. They are effective, tactful communicators who are able to resolve conflicts in a positive manner. Finally, they will be adept at training and leading Aquatics Division staff, including planning, scheduling, and reviewing subordinate staff work. The successful candidate will also be available to work hours that fall outside the normal Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., work schedule.
Representative responsibilities: Supervise and provide support to Aquatics Division staff; and develop, plan, implement, coordinate, promote, and evaluate aquatics programs and special events. Coordinate departmental and interdepartmental communication and support for aquatics staff and programs. Assist in developing, implementing and enforcing division policies and procedures.
The City offers an excellent health insurance program that includes dental and vision plans, a 401(a) pension (PERS Replacement and Social Security Replacement) plan, a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) VEBA Plan, plus voluntary 457 and Flexible Spending plans, paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid vacation leave.
A complete job description and employment application are available at www.covingtonwa.gov; by visiting City Hall Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; or by calling the Personnel Manager at (253) 480-2410. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed and signed City of Covington employment application or they will not be considered. A cover letter is preferred. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED WITH THE FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS PLANNED FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 4, 2019. For those selected to participate, the interview date is tentatively set for Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
Apply to: email@example.com; or fax to Noreen Beaufrere at (253) 480-2401, or by USPS mail to Personnel Manager; City of Covington; 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100; Covington, WA 98042. For additional information, contact the Personnel Manager at (253) 480-2410. EEOE.
Minimum criteria: A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or Recreation & Park Administration, American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification, and at least one (1) year of relative full-time work experience related to aquatics. An equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide evidence of the skills, knowledge and abilities required to perform the job functions may be considered. Preferred criteria: Aquatic Facility Operator certification and the knowledge and abilities required to perform basic facility maintenance. Experience with administrating recreation software and program scheduling is also preferred.