Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the aquatic coordinator/pool manager manages the operations and programs of the aquatic department in accordance with the purposes and policies set forth by the Association.
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
- Manages all Aquatic Programs, including but not limited to; public swim, lifeguarding, swim instruction, and special events. Conducts swim lessons as needed. May also lifeguard, clean, vacuum pools, restrooms and surrounding areas and assist with other programs as needed.
- Promotes aquatic safety, maintenance standards and guidelines as outlined by the YMCA while maintaining code regulations.
- Schedules staff maintaining proper ratios at all times. Provides accurate and timely reports.
- Supervises sets priorities for, and responsible for the performance of the Lead Lifeguard and Lead Aquatics Instructor.
- Reviews and evaluates the lesson enrollment, open swim attendance and services of the Aquatic Department and communicates findings to the Aquatics Director and CEO.
- Directs the personnel of the department in their respective responsibilities. Trains staff with safety as the overriding association objective. Implements monthly in-services programming for Aquatics Staff. Conducts and documents routine drills.
- Works with the Program Director to recruit, retain, and recognizes Aquatic staff and volunteers.
- Employs non-exempt seasonal staff within approved budget provisions.
- Reviews the effectiveness of employed personnel and volunteers; Observes individual performance; and appraises its effectiveness.
- Promotes and implements character development in all curriculum, training and supervision.
- Builds and maintains a high standard of customer service for all members.
- Perform Manager-On-Duty responsibilities.
- Promote character development and shares Y core values.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises up to 25 employees in the Aquatics Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma, some college is preferred. A minimum of three (3) years experience plus one (1) year pool management.
CERTIFICATIONS: (30 days probation period to complete these requirements or as soon as possible based on scheduling training)
- Certification as a YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard (required)
- Certification as a YMCA or American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (required)
- Certification as a YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (preferred)
- CPR for the professional rescuer (includes AED) Certification (required)
- First Aid Certification (required)
- Oxygen Certification (required)
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- The interpretation of the purposes of the Association to the community, the continued evaluation of Association services evidenced by good relations in the total community; and the growth of the Association in terms of member and area served.
- The sound administration of purposeful and coordinated programs, good Public relations, sound financial and records systems, and good property management.
- The development and maintenance of good staff rapport and an increasingly effective volunteer program resulting in a smooth collaborative team of laymen and staff.
- The exercise of good judgment and competence in implementing stated needs, objectives and interests of the Y as enunciated to the board of directors.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. It is understood that the employee will also perform other business-related duties. Job descriptions are reviewed periodically and may be revised if deemed necessary. This job description is not a written or implied contract.
All new full-time employees will be hired as introductory employees for a period of 90 days. During this period, every effort will be made by the supervisors to orient the employee to his/her job in the organization. By the end of this period, the employee’s work record and general adaptability to the Association’s working conditions will be reviewed by the immediate supervisor.