The City of Englewood offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, and vision.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: AQUAT001478
The Aquatic Manager oversees all recreation activities and facilities in order to ensure an outstanding customer experience that supports the department’s strategic priorities. Provides day-to-day leadership and delivers high quality recreation activities, services, programs and events within budget parameters.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive. They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Oversees development, coordination and evaluation of recreation activities, services, programs and events at the aquatic facility in the Englewood Recreation Center Malley Center and at Pirates Cove Aquatics Park.
Oversees development of fee structures and budget. Monitors assigned budget areas.
Oversees staff compliance with all financial policies and procedures. May identify additional funding sources, write grant applications and administer grants awarded. Manages Scholarship program.
Selects, hires, trains, schedules, motivates and evaluates supervisor staff. Develops facility and program staffing plans to ensure a consistently positive guest experience. Oversees all facility repair and maintenance issues at the Englewood Recreation Center, Malley Recreation Center and Pirates Cove Aquatics Park. Manages recreation division fleet.
Coordinates custodial operations, landscaping, parking lots, repair and maintenance of facilities and building systems with appropriate city departments and outside vendors. Follows procurement policies and procedures and monitors expenditures within budget parameters.
Oversees facility security systems, including but not limited to secure access and egress, emergency systems, safety lighting, and security cameras. Ensures facility safety for guests and staff. Coordinates all property and liability incidents and insurance claims with the Risk Management Office.
Stays abreast of community and market trends in facility, recreation and aquatics. Works collaboratively with marketing team to drive customer engagement and awareness in order to increase facility and program participation. Develops, implements and evaluates marketing plans and strategies.
Provides input as a member of the recreation division leadership team in facility planning, budgeting and capital projects. Acts as the division’s liaison to the city’s project management team.
Coordinates purchase, installation, and maintenance of all aquatic equipment, recreation fitness equipment, including but not limited to strength training equipment, cardio machines, and Pilates equipment. Oversees purchase, installation and maintenance of all furniture and fixtures for both public and staff use at each facility.
Coordinates facility signage, display areas, paint, fixtures, flooring and lighting to ensure consistency with departmental and city brand standards.
Recommends and administers policies and procedures. Creates and maintains safety and security procedures for facilities and guests. Develops and oversees staff emergency response training and procedures. Oversees pool and pool system maintenance and repair.
Cultivates, fosters, and maintains effective working relationships with elected officials, boards and commissions, volunteers, schools, and community organizations to help identify and assess community needs. Responds promptly and positively to customer concerns, complaints and suggestions. Acts as staff liaison to committees and boards.
Creates and maintains security procedures for facility and occupants. Develops and oversees staff emergency response training and procedures.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
Participates in city-wide or cross-departmental teams, special events, task forces, or committees.
Performs other duties as assigned and required.
PREPARATION AND TRAINING
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration, Public Administration, or related field
Work Experience: 3 years’ experience in recreation programming with at least 2 years of customer service supervisory experience. Swimming pool operation experience for aquatics position.
Certifications and/or Licensures: AFO or CPO for aquatic position CPR/AED
Preferred: Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP)
Required Driver’s License: Valid Colorado driver’s license and a clear or acceptable MVR An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Working knowledge of:
General recreation programs
Financial management and budgeting
Skills and Abilities
Computer Skills - Strong skills needed to utilize recreation software program, Microsoft Office Suite or similar office software, and all applicable city software programs, budgeting software, including but not limited to time keeping, budgeting and purchasing systems.
Communication - Strong customer services skills required to interact with the public, handling problems and complaints. Strong communication skills needed to coordinate and direct the activities of personnel.
Analytical - Strong skills needed to evaluate the functioning of the facility and programs.
Mechanical - Coordinate work with skilled workers and vendors. Operate a variety of recreational equipment from integrated fitness technology to sound systems. Basic skills needed to make simple repairs and complete set-up for programs and events.
Project Management - Strong skills needed to develop long-range plans and coordinate programs.
General Management –Strong skills needed for budget management, recommending and implementing policies and procedures. Supervision of multiple staff.
Mathematical - Strong skills needed to develop, manage, and supervise multiple budgets.