Part Time Pool Manager
Being a part of a dynamic aquatics team is an experience unlike any other. Being a Pool Manager, you get to use your abilities to shape the life of many individuals when they are learning their first job. Of course it is a step in the right direction for almost any job; but did you know that when prospective employers see “Pool Manager” on your resume they see you are someone they can count on, someone that takes ownership of their responsibilities, someone that can work and communicate effectively as part of a team, and someone that does not shy away from being a leader. You will work with others like you as a cohesive unit during regular shifts, trainings, and emergencies.
Shifts: Work hours and schedule will be consistent with job duties and responsibilities to include days, evenings, weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
- This position is a year around position and the incumbent must be able to routinely work shifts Monday – Friday 3 pm to 8 pm from September – June and morning, day, evening and weekend shifts June – August.
- REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES
- The following are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
- Other shift options may or may not be available.Part time positions with the City of San Marcos are limited to no more than 999 hours per fiscal year and no more than average of 20 hours per week, while staying within the departments needs and budget.
Under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, this position is responsible for supervising aquatic facilities, programs and assigned staff.
- Plans, prioritizes, schedules, assigns, supervises and participates in the work of staff responsible for the operations, programming and maintenance of City aquatic facilities.
- Establishes schedules and methods for providing assigned services and activities; identifies resource needs, reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly.
- Participates in the development of goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures; participates in the implementation of approved policies and procedures; monitors work activities o ensure compliance with established policies and procedures. Administers first aid and rescues as needed, prepares correspondence and reports, assists with research, surveys, and inventories; monitors program trends and evaluates program effectiveness; assists in the preparation and distribution of promotional materials.
- Participates in the recruitment, selection of, trains, coaches and motivates assigned personnel; mentors employees on performance issues in coordination with the Recreation Supervisor; responds to staff questions and concerns.
- Maintains records concerning operations and programs; prepares reports on operations and activities. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field of street maintenance and operations; incorporates new developments as appropriate into programs. Maintains relationships with community-based organizations and school representatives to promote, implement and operate programs.
- Checks condition of facilities and schedules maintenance; orders, issues and maintains recreational equipment and supplies, ensures adequate supply inventory; investigates complaints and recommends corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints; secures and participate in emergency repairs as needed; conducts facility safety inspections and establishes and enforces safety and participation standards.The following generally describes the knowledge and abilities required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.Knowledge of:
Objectives and methods of planning, organizing, directing and evaluating recreational aquatics programs; rules and skills involved in operations, services and activities related to the programming and maintenance of City aquatic facilities; best practices, state and local codes, techniques and terminology used around aquatics facilities, principles of training and supervision, proper procedures used in aquatics emergency activities, standard safety practices, customer services principles and practices; methods and procedures of record keeping, basic report preparation, and equipment including computers, applicable software applications, water filtration and sanitation systems, chemical controllers, water chemistry and dosing and pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations.
Coordinate and direct assigned City aquatics program, supervise, organize, and review the work of staff involved in assigned maintenance program areas; participate in the selection, training, and evaluation or assigned staff; recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for providing assigned services and activities; understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities; understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws and regulations; prepare and maintain records; prepare clear and concise reports; plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; estimate time, materials, equipment and costs needed to perform various work; effectively represent the City to outside individuals and agencies to accomplish the goals and objectives of the unit; work cooperatively with other departments, City officials, and outside agencies; respond tactfully, clearly , concisely and appropriately to inquiries from the public, City staff, or other agencies on sensitive issues in area of responsibility; ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures; ensure safety.
- EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- High school graduate or GED equivalent is required
- CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
- Lifeguarding (LG) or equivalent is required
- CPR for the Professional Rescuer or Lifeguard or equivalent is required
- Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or equivalent is required
- Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or equivalent is required
- Experience for 2 or more seasons teaching or supervising swim lessons is required
- Experience of 2 or more seasons supervising five or more lifeguards or aquatics staff is required
- Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) or equivalent is highly desirable
- Water Safety Instructor Trainer (WSIT) or equivalent is highly desirable
- Proof of valid certification must be presented at time of application or job offer will be contingent upon certification. Course enrollment information should be uploaded as an attachment to the application as proof of enrollment.Candidates must complete the Lifeguard Course prerequisite: 300 yd. swim, 2 minutes of treading without the use of hands and brick retrieval under 1 minute, 40 seconds. Upon receipt of a complete application, the in water assessment will be scheduled.
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license, Class C, with satisfactory driving record