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30 Oct 2019

Part Time Recreation Leader 2 – Aquatics

City of Fife, WA – Posted by AJN Fife, Washington, United States

Job Description

Recreation Leader 2 – Aquatics

$15.53 – $18.78 Hourly
Fife, WA
Job Type
Part-Time, Regular
Parks, Recreation & Aquatics
Job Number
10/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Develops plans, organizes, implements and supervises activities, programs, and special events at City recreation and park facilities.  Supervises Recreation Leader 1 and Lifeguard/Swim Instructor positions.  Must maintain flexibility and be available to meet with supervisory staff as required.  Hours of work vary and include evenings and weekends which vary depending on time of year.
Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed below, nor do the examples cover all the duties that may be assigned.  Each Recreation Leader 2 will be assigned to a program supervisor and will be responsible for those duties that apply.

  • Facilitates special projects and programs with staff and community partners.
  • Supervises activities in aquatic center.
  • Assists with supervision of Recreation Leader 1’s and Swim Instructor/Lifeguards, volunteers and program participants.
  • Attends and assists in all staff meetings as required.
  • Communicates feedback between participants and program supervisor.
  • Prepares documents such as letters, program evaluation forms, swimmer progress reports, memos, accident reports, daily logs, updates membership database, etc.
  • Performs cashier and front desk reception responsibilities.
  • Answers public questions regarding programs and facilities.
  • Supervises the maintenance of equipment, supplies and facilities.
  • Maintains compliance with all applicable City, County and State laws and City ordinances, policies and procedures at all times.
  • Performs minor maintenance / custodial duties.
  • Performs facility opening and closing responsibilities.
  • Utilizes Rec1 software system to process program registrations, “point-of-sale” transactions, and updating of client / patron accounts.
  • Assists with budget monitoring and purchasing program supplies for specific activities.
  • Meets with program supervisor.
  • Acts as the backup staff member to the Recreation Leader 3 position as necessary
  • Lobby Attendant, receptionist
  • Places pool signs for programs
  • Maintains supplies in first aid packs
  • Vacuums lap pool
  • Mentors new lifeguards/instructors
  • Teaches upper level swim lessons
  • Adjusts Pool chemicals
  • Assists Red Cross Programming
  • Completes cash-in/out procedures
  • Monitors pool teaching equipment
  • Performs cashier duties and cash-out responsibilities as needed
  • Performs duties as a swim instructor
  • Performs duties as a lead lifeguard
  • Performs and records pool chemical testing
  • Performs pool cleaning and maintenance duties
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years related experience.
  • As a swim instructor CPR and First Aid are required and must be continually maintained.
  • As a lifeguard all required certifications must be completed and continually maintained in a current status in CPR, First Aid, Blood-Borne pathogens, AED and Lifeguard Training.
  • Working knowledge of recreation and aquatic programs, services and appropriate activities for teens, youth and toddlers; strong interest in working with teens, youth and toddlers.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with a wide variety of program participants and community members.
  • Respond calmly and effectively to emergency situations.
  • Accurately prepare reports, weekly calendars, letters, program evaluation forms, progress reports, memos, accident reports, parent correspondence, permission slips, and other written material as assigned.
  • Supervise the maintenance of equipment, supplies and facilities.
  • Independently initiate and complete work activities.
  • Ability to work with participants and city staff, teens and co-workers from diverse socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Possess strong communication skills with the ability to understand and give verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize conflict-resolution strategies.
  • Explain and enforce facility and program guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong interest and ability to lead activities in art, sports, aquatics, and games for youth.
  • General knowledge of recreation, park and aquatic programs and philosophies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with program participants, city staff, volunteers and the general public.
  • Ability and willingness to work irregular hours, especially evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Attend all staff meetings as required.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective problem solving skills with facility renters and program patrons.
  • Maintain professional appearance and wear program uniform as required.
  • Must be at least 18 years old at time of hire.
  • Strong interest in working with toddlers and young children under 12 years old.
  • Accurately and effectively respond to the Aquatic Center’s Emergency Action Plan.
  • Accurately and punctually prepares progress reports.
  • Knows the levels of each swimmer in his/her class, knows the skills to be taught in the class, and knows how to effectively and safely manage and teach the class-appropriate swimming skills.
  • Knows the procedure and techniques to handle general first aid situations.
  • Attend all staff-required in-services and training.
  • Maintain all required certifications including blood-borne pathogens, AED, 1st Aid, CPR, and lifeguard training.
  • Meet necessary swimming skills to effectively teach swim lessons to and through the first 6 levels of the Swim America learn to swim program.

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