Incumbents in this classification are responsible for performing administrative, supervisory and professional work in the assistance of development, operations, and maintenance of aquatic programs and facilities for the community. Under administrative direction, this responsible and specialized work may also include supervision and management of daily operational and programming components of aquatic facilities, including maintenance, operation, and general life-saving duties. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring compliance with all policies, procedures, and regulations, administering the division's budget, inspecting aquatic facilities, supervision of subordinate staff, researching and recommending changes in programs and operations based on current trends, and providing excellent customer service. The incumbent is responsible for sustaining a culture of professionalism and respect at all levels.
Supervision is received from the Aquatics Manager and requires considerable independent judgment in selecting the proper courses of action. The role requires the incumbent to work a highly flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Supervision is exercised over staff members.
This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, reaching, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards.
Requires the possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia with a safe driving record as outlined in the City’s Safety Program; Possession of CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer, Water Safety Instructor certification, lifeguard certification, and one of the following certifications: NRPA Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator's license, required; · Possession of Lifeguard Instructor within one year of appointment to the position. Incumbent subject to criminal background investigation and alcohol and controlled substances testing; vehicle record review and criminal background review.
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