Aquatics Program Supervisor
Aquatics Program Supervisor
Website Town of Concord, MA
Are you an energetic team player who can work independently, is mechanically inclined and can handle a wide variety of tasks? Are you interested in working in a state-of-the-art recreation facility?
The Town of Concord wants you to be the next Aquatics Program Supervisor! Responsibilities include assisting the Aquatics Manager with organization, supervision and the development of year-round programs. Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation & Leisure Studies or a related field, with a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible experience in the development and implementation of recreation and aquatics programs and activities, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor required.
The Concord Recreation Department’s mission is to support and promote community through wellness and play. With a team of 16 full-time employees and over 150 part-time seasonal employees, we are proud to serve as a regional leader in municipal recreation services. Our team offers innovative and expansive programs and events year-round for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Employees of the Recreation Department receive free memberships to the Beede Swim and Fitness Center, significant discounts to childcare programs including summer camp and preschool, as well as generous discounts to other year-round program offerings.
Starting salary range: $71,573 – $85,894; depending on qualifications, typically in the first half of the range.
Applications will continue to be accepted until filled. All applications will be reviewed and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to one or more interviews and/or other assessments. Applicants will be notified of their standing in the process as soon as a decision has been made regarding their individual application.
Appointment of the final candidate will be contingent upon the results of pre-placement conditions including criminal, motor vehicle and credit record checks, a physical exam, and a drug screening. Costs for these pre-placement requirements will be borne by the Town.
The Town of Concord, MA is an EEO Employer. We value diversity and welcome candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
Under the general supervision of the Beede Swim & Fitness Center’s Aquatic Manager, this Aquatic Supervisor assists in the organization and development of year-round aquatic programs. Responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under their direction and control. Performs varied and responsible duties requiring a thorough knowledge of aquatic operations and the exercise of judgment and initiative in completing tasks, particularly in situations not clearly defined by precedent or established procedures. The Incumbent is called upon to handle a significant amount of details, each varying from the other in substance and content, requiring the incumbent to approach the workload with flexibility.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who are or become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
¨ Oversees, plans, and manages all types of swim programs at the Beede Swim and Fitness Center as well as Emerson Pool and White Pond Beach including but not limited to swim lessons, aquatics fitness, aquatics therapy, adaptive aquatics, diving, master’s swim classes, parent/child swim programs, family swim programs, and special events.
¨ Works collaboratively with other Aquatic Supervisor to organize, facilitate and strengthen aquatics operations. Inventories equipment and requests supplies as needed.
¨ Recruits, trains, supervises and schedules all aquatic program staff. Process CORI and SORIs for all aquatics program staff and volunteers. Manages work permit tracking. Performs evaluations, annually.
¨ Ensures that all work is performed in compliance with established policies and procedures and applicable safety regulations, MA State health codes, local and state building codes, and regulations for public bathing beaches in Massachusetts.
¨ Assists with the development and monitoring of the Beede Center aquatic operating budget to maintain fiscal accountability. Prepares monthly reports for Recreation Commission meetings.
¨ Works evenings and weekends as necessary to effectively coordinate, supervise, and monitor programs and staff. Works closely with the Aquatics Manager and General Manager to review pool rentals and prepare for special events.
¨ Creates, updates, and maintains current and accurate content for the Beede Center website, program guide, and registration software. Assists with ongoing marketing including press releases and social media. Responds to public inquiries regarding aquatic services and programs.
¨ Leads the aquatics team in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork ensuring that Concord Recreation’s goals, philosophies, and objectives are met.
¨ Performs special projects and other related duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates.
¨ Regular attendance at the workplace is required.
Provides functional oversight to program staff and volunteers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Concord’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, training and recommending hire of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; assisting with performance management; helping to address complaints and resolve problems.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
¨ Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation & Leisure Studies or a related field, with a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible experience in the development and implementation of recreation and aquatics programs and activities, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
¨ American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, required.
¨ American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer, preferred. Required within 6 months.
¨ Certified Pool Operator, preferred. Required within 3 months.
¨ Possession of a valid driver’s license, with the right to operate vehicles in Massachusetts.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
¨ Knowledge of Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health Minimum Standards for Swimming Pools (State Sanitary Code: Chapter V).
¨ Working knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation and aquatic management; considerable knowledge of all activities that comprise aquatic programming. Ability to delegate work and multitask in a face paced environment.
¨ Excellent customer service skills to communicate effectively with all patrons, including children and young adults, in a courteous and tactful manner, and to enforce facility rules and regulations.
¨ Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with the public, co-workers, other employees, departments, officials and other agencies. Ability to organize people and programs.
¨ Competency using computer systems and ability to learn automated registration systems.
WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who are or become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the physical demands (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Work is performed in an aquatics facility and under pool facility office conditions. Some work is performed outdoors in camp/outdoor pool environment; work includes exposure to various weather conditions and pool chemicals. Noise may be moderate to loud at times.
Regularly required to stand, walk, crouch, stoop and sit; may spend a large portion of shift standing and/or walking. Must be able to manipulate objects, tools or controls and common office/pool objects. Frequently lifts and/or moves objects weighing up to 30 pounds such as equipment, supplies and chemicals. Vision and hearing at or correctable to normal ranges.
Operates computer, printer, video display terminal, calculator, telephone, copier, facsimile machine and all other standard office equipment requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. Balancing, crouching, grasping, pulling, reaching and stooping may also be required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
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