The City of Newport is seeking a professional, dedicated, and experienced individual to fill the Aquatic Supervisor position. The position will be responsible to direct, administer, and supervise the activities, operations, and maintenance of the aquatics facility to ensure a clean, safe, and welcoming environment. Develop, prepare, execute, and supervise all aquatics-related programs and staff to include budget development and administration, oversight of facility maintenance, and interaction with the public and co-workers.
This is a full-time benefitted position. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule and additional hours, if business needs dictate it.
MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties as described. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be an Associate's Degree, AND 5 years related experience, with 2 years in a management or supervisory capacity.
KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of principles, terminology, techniques, methods, supplies, equipment, basic rules, and skills involved in a variety of aquatics programs. Practices and techniques of CPR, automated external defibrillator (AED), First Aid, and oxygen administration. Knowledge of techniques in supervising various aquatic and other recreational activities. Knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of the recreation profession, and the purpose, use, and benefit of various elements of specific programs. Management techniques, basic accounting, and business knowledge. Knowledge of state health and safety regulations related to the staffing and operations of an aquatics facility.
SKILLS: Skill in the use of personal computers, various related software programs, standard office equipment, swimming pool equipment, and parks and recreation equipment. Strong time management, analytical, organization, and prioritization skills. Customer service orientation and skills. Effective management and team-building skills, conflict resolution, and strong leadership. Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communications skills with a variety of audiences. Competence in business English, spelling, and punctuation. Strong reasoning, analysis, decision making, and problem- solving skills, combined with excellent judgment and professionalism.
ABILITIES: Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with city management, employees, Council members, other entities, and the public. Ability to effectively supervise staff, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and city officials. Ability to instruct and supervise aquatics and other recreation programs efficiently. Ability to work independently and within a group structure. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups. Ability to communicate complex material in a simple, understandable manner. Ability to elicit information and cooperation from individuals and groups. Ability to effectively function in a work environment with numerous interruptions and conflicting demands and use sound judgment in following and applying appropriate laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Ability to honor the confidentiality required of this position. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.
Valid Oregon Driver's License at time of hire
CPR/First Aid at time of hire
Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor at time of hire
Certified Pool Operator at time of hire
First Aid and First Aid Instructor at time of hire
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) at time of hire
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation
Swim Lessons Program Instructor
The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the ability to frequently lift or move materials up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift or move materials up to 60 pounds. The position requires the ability to operate a motorized vehicle. Manual dexterity and coordination are required approximately 60% of the time to operate such equipment such as computers, keyboards, telephones, standard office equipment, and recreational equipment. The position requires the mobility to interact with and use parks and recreation equipment. The employee risks harm from physical hazards, including chemicals, fumes, wet and slippery surfaces, and swimming pools.
Working Conditions/Working Environment:
Work location is primarily indoors where most of work occurs in a recreational/swimming pool setting.
How to Apply:
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofnewport
Only complete applications will be considered and application review will continue until position is filled. Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.
The City of Newport is an EEO employer and veteran's preference provider. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under state, federal, or local law.
All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a background check, reference checking, and in the case of safety sensitive positions, drug and alcohol testing.