6 Jan 2021

Full Time Community Center Leader (Aquatics Programming)

City of San Antonio – Posted by COSARecruit San Antonio, Texas, United States

Job Description

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Under general supervision, is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating organized group activities at Aquatics Facilities and Community Events. Working conditions are both in indoor and outdoor facilities. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.

Work location will alternate between Darner COF, the Natatorium, and various outdoor pools.


Holds regular staff meetings and coordinates pool programs including swim lessons, aqua fitness classes, special events, and lap swim.

Assigns workers’ duties and responsibilities as necessary to facilitate the program.

Assumes responsibility for the building and grounds, including completing maintenance reports.

Schedules rooms, recreation areas, and fields pools for use.

Assumes responsibility for equipment and supplies, keeping inventory current, and ordering new materials and equipment as needed.

Conducts classes, clinics, and special events and acts as resource person concerning aquatic recreational ideas.

Plans and promotes a program of safety at the Pool or park.

Speaks at Community Clubs, Parent Teacher Associations, and other organizations on aquatic recreation programs.

Recruits participants with fliers, emails, and word-of-mouth.

Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.


Two (2) years of college courses from an accredited college or university.

Two (2) years of experience in recreation activities.

This position requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Minimum one (1) year of experience in staff recruitment.

Minimum one (1) year of experience in program development to include special events.

Minimum one (1) year of experience with aquatics programs, in water safety education, swimming lessons, and aqua fitness.

If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.


Knowledge of techniques used in organized recreation and social activities for all age groups.

Knowledge of applicable policies and guidelines.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.

Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.

Job Categories: Aquatics Instructor. Job Types: Full Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 38 days.

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