The Recreation Coordinator III, on assignment to Aquatics, is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating aquatics programs and events at approximately 11 swimming pools citywide. Incumbents are charged with providing high-quality programs and services; monitoring aquatic facility operations; maintaining clean, safe aquatic facilities; recruiting and training part-time employees and supervising a staff of over 200 part-time employees. Other responsibilities will require developing relationships with school districts, vendors, recreational team parent organizations, media outlets and the current authorized provider certifying agency. Other tasks include preparing and reviewing various types of reports and inspections along with other special projects as needed by the department. Work is performed independently under general review of the Aquatics Recreational Supervisor.
This assignment is distinguished from the base Recreation Coordinator III by the number of pool facilities that each incumbent is required to manage, the extremely large staffs that are supervised and the high level responsibility to ensure the safety of patrons and staff during the swimming season.
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience lifeguarding, teaching the lifeguard and swim lesson instructor curriculum; knowledge of aquatic county code regulations; knowledge of current industry standards and best practices in relations to operating an aquatic facility.
First review of applications will occur the week of November 25, 2019. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications or on December 9, 2019, whichever is sooner.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
Five years of experience operating an aquatic facility
Lifeguard Instructor certification that includes teaching history of a minimum of 10 classes.
Swimming lesson instructor trainer certification that includes a teaching history of a minimum of 5 classes
Experience in the use of Parks and Recreation registration system.
Experience utilizing Microsoft Office products
Additional Salary Information: Assignment : $52,582 - $80,018 annualized
Appointment can be made above minimum depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. For more details, visit: Unit 7 Benefits
Internal Number: 34338
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About City of PhoenixCity of Phoenix was one of the first cities in the nation to adopt the council-manager form of government in 1913 through a public vote approving a new City Charter. Phoenix is also the largest city in the country with the council-manager form of government. Throughout its rapid growth, the City has had a long history of political and organizational stability, with three City Managers during the last 25 years. The City Manager is responsible for managing municipal operations which consist of a $3.5 billion budget and more than 14,500 employees. Phoenix operates on a July 1 – June 30 fiscal year. The City Council of the City of Phoenix consists of a Mayor elected at-large to a four-year term and eight Council Members elected by districts to four-year overlapping terms. The Mayor may serve two four-year terms, and Council Members may serve three consecutive four-year terms. City leaders are expected to be decision makers, problem solvers and innovators with strong interpersonal and communication skills. They are expected to be visionary, committed to high ethical standards, and should be passionate about making a difference.