20 Mar 2024

Full Time Aquatics Operations Manager (Operations Specialist IV)

City of Charlottesville – Posted by Falleckv Charlottesville, VA 22902

Job Description

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Note: This job opportunity is advertised with a closing date of “Continuous.” If interested in being considered, an application should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will be evaluated on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted as soon as possible during the recruitment with candidates who are best qualified. Applications may no longer be considered once a candidate to fill the position is identified. This job announcement will close when the position(s) have been filled and may close at any time.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time. Click here to apply online now! Or use the following URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charlottesville/jobs/4405796/aquatics-operations-manager-operations-specialist-iv 

The City of Charlottesville is seeking candidates to be considered for the position of Aquatics Operations Manager (Operations Specialist IV) who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville’s Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.


The preferred hiring range for this position is between $50,551.55 – $67,243.45  Annually. 
Hiring Bonus: one-time hiring bonus of $2,000.  
Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a full-time, exempt, position which provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, gym membership reimbursement (up to $34 a month), tuition reimbursement (up to $3,000 per fiscal year), and continuing education/training opportunities.

  • For a general summary of benefits offered by the City, please click the ‘benefits’ tab on this posting, or visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/1047/Employee-Benefits.
  • The City of Charlottesville manages its own retirement system and does not participate in VRS, however the City has a Portability Agreement with VRS and there are certain provisions that must be met. For questions pertaining to the Portability Agreement, please contact the City’s Benefits Administrator at 434-970-3462.

The Aquatics Operations Manager (Operations Specialist IV) is responsible for all operations relating to the use of a complex set of aquatic facilities to promote the safety, convenience and enjoyment of the users. Oversees and participates in the daily scheduling and operations of the assigned facilities, swimming pool activities and events, including supervision of lifeguards (including but limited to scheduling lifeguards) and other workers. The Aquatics Operations Manager (Operations Specialist IV) needs to have a thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of pumps, motors, and other swimming pool equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Working independently, leads development, execution and evaluation of a set of comprehensive programs for a core Departmental business function, OR directs the overall operations, services, staff and maintenance of the largest recreational facilities. Reports to a Management Specialist I or II.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in recreation, park management, therapeutic recreation, business administration/management, public administration or closely related field.
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in park management or multi-faceted recreation center management providing a variety of recreation programs in the area of assignment; two (2) years of the required experience must have included supervisory duties.
  • Valid VA driver’s license is required by employment start date. (To view our driving eligibility requirements, visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/faq.aspx?qid=166).

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

How to Apply

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time. Click here to apply online now! Or use the following URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charlottesville/jobs/4405796/aquatics-operations-manager-operations-specialist-iv 

Job Categories: Aquatic Facility Manager. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: #Aquatics, management, manager, and Operations. Salaries: $50,000 - $60,000.

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