8 Sep 2022

Full Time Aquatics Manager

mfrank@triangleaquatics.org 275 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511

Job Description

The Aquatics Manager will be accountable for leading team-oriented efforts to meet the Triangle Aquatic Center’s (TAC’s) high-quality standards in attracting, planning and organizing, and ultimately executing all activities related to supervising the lifeguard staff and managing the American Red Cross Certification program at the facility. The candidate will be responsible for revenue budget targets for Certification Program and controlling labor expenses for the lifeguard staff. The candidate will work a flexible schedule and must be willing to work weekends when events and certification classes are typically held.

About the Triangle Aquatic Center

The Triangle Aquatic Center (“TAC”) is a nonprofit public aquatic facility located in Cary, North Carolina with a Mission to build and operate public aquatic facilities for the health, safety, recreation and competition needs of Triangle citizens and aquatic organizations. TAC is the largest nonprofit public aquatic facility ever built in the country without one dollar of tax funding or subsidies. The aquatic facility is built on 21.5 acres, less than a mile off a major Interstate, I-40. The facility includes a 50-meter Competition pool, a 10-lane 25-yard Program pool, and outdoor 50-meter Practice pool and a warm water Instructional pool. Supporting amenities include an 1,800-person spectator atrium and stadium, full-service Poolside Grill, Smart Athlete Physiotherapy, classroom and gallery. TAC programs include: TITANS Aquatic Programs, Fitness and Certification Classes; as well as the TAC TITANS, an 1000+ swimmer USA Swimming year-round swim team.

About the Triangle Region

The Triangle Region of North Carolina is consistently recognized as one of the best places to live, work and play in the country.  The Triangle is consistently ranked in the Top-10 of best swimming communities in the country by USA Swimming.  It is home to Raleigh, the capital of NC and three highly recognized universities, Duke University, NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill.  The Triangle is a prosperous community of nearly 2 Million people with 47% earning a college degree.  The Research Triangle Park is located in the heart of the Triangle and is home to many corporate headquarters and technology companies with a strong entrepreneurial culture.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Staffing, scheduling, continuing education and evaluation of all lifeguard supervisors and staff;
  • Continually develop lifeguard staff and identify potential supervisory personnel;
  • Manage all staff to provide all patrons the best possible guest experience in terms of safety, cleanliness and enjoyment
  • Work directly with Facilities Supervisors for required pool and deck maintenance;
  • Manage all TAC certification programs, including American Red Cross Certifications, Certified Pool & Spa Operator through APSA, and TAC corporate training and certification programs;
  • Staffing, scheduling, continuing education and evaluation of certification instructors.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Required ability to work weeknights and weekends;
  • Required excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Comfortable with technology and basic Microsoft applications; web services a plus;
  • Confidence in a multi-task-oriented environment
  • Passion for health, safety, recreation and / or competition, preferably in aquatics;
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented;
  • Demonstrated ability to be a strong leader and motivator;
  • Experienced management skills;
  • Excellent work ethic;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable working in a highly collaborative and dynamic growth-oriented work environment;
  • Expected to work independently with good judgment and routine supervision.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Required current ARC Lifeguard Certification;
  • Required current ARC Lifeguard Instructor Certification;
  • Required current APSA Certified Pool & Spa Operator Certification (CPO)           

Compensation:   Base Annual Salary commensurate with experience level


  • 401(K) with employer contribution
  • Group Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Mobile Phone Reimbursement
  • Internal Programs Credit: For use on all TAC & TITANS programs.
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”): 15 PTO days per year
  • Holiday: 7 paid federal holidays

How to Apply

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to mfrank@triangleaquatics.org www.triangleaquatics.org

Job Categories: Aquatics Management. Job Types: Full Time.

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