Director of Wellness & Recreation - Watersound Camp Creek
Watersound, FL

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Watersound, FL 32461
United States

Exercise / Fitness
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time
Job Description

Job Summary: Manage, direct, supervise all aspects of the Wellness and Recreation initiatives. The operation of the recreation department, including swimming pools, fitness center, playground, adult/family/youth activities, special events, holiday activities, and group activities. Duties include programming, reservations, staff training and supervision, facility maintenance, and instruction. Candidate must possess a positive attitude, demonstrating tolerance and inclusivity.

Company Vision & Values

Our team at St. Joe is made up of servant-hearted leaders who are passionate about hospitality and relentless in our pursuit of excellence. We value integrity and uphold our company's standards in providing Southern hospitality at its finest. We believe that excellence is in the details, so we strive to enrich each guest experience by getting things right from the very first time.

Benefits Available

Full time team members are eligible for benefits after 30 days of employment. These Florida Blue benefits include a traditional PPO plan with co-payments, a high deductible PPO plan with a Health Savings Account (H.S.A.), or an HMO (Health Managed Organization). If you select the plan with the H.S.A, the company contributes to your account (prorated based on start date).

There are two dental plans through MetLife; one with traditional coverage and one with orthodontic coverage. Our vision plan is through EyeMed. St. Joe covers the cost of the short-term disability insurance, so you are always covered in the event of an unexpected illness. We cover a percentage of the cost for your long-term disability insurance.

We know that you do not want to work for the rest of your life and St. Joe is committed to helping you achieve that goal. Our 401K plan is managed through Vanguard and is a safe harbor plan which holds a guarantee of our commitment to matching your contributions. We match 100% of your first 3% of your earnings and 50% of your next 2%

Job Requirements
Job Responsibilities
• Planning and programming for all wellness and recreation programming for the property.
• Oversee Fitness, Group Instructors, Personal Trainers, Lifeguards, Pool Attendants, Tennis programming and Pickleball programming.
• Work with department leaders to successfully execute all Wellness and Recreation operations.
• Ensure proper training for lifeguards and all other persons working in the recreation and wellness areas.
• Work with Facilities team to ensure all areas are safe for member and guest use.
• Ensure all staff are adhering to safety and training procedures.
• Work cohesively with other Directors and Managers for Watersound Club to ensure members have a variety of offerings within the Wellness and Recreation department
• Work with team to offer special events and classes to encourage participation.
Education & Experience
• Strong guest service background.
• Ability to provide a high level of service, programming and instruction for our guests and members.
• Previous recreation programming experience or customer service experience.
• Computer literate in MS Office applications.
• Must be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Capable of multi-tasking.
• Professional appearance and demeanor.
• Degree in recreation, hospitality, sport management, or similar.
• Previous experience as a recreation supervisor or manager.
• Previous hospitality experience.
• Knowledge of recreation programming and facility management.
• At least 3 years of prior recreation experience.
• First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.
• Personal Training or other fitness certification is preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to interact with guests in a pleasant friendly way, demonstrating tolerance in inclusivity.
• Ability to read, write and speak and communicate in basic English is necessary.
• Detail oriented and thorough
• Ability to remain discreet and respect the privacy of guests.
• Ability to perform consistent work to the highest standards.
Working Conditions
• Occasional working indoors for some programming and administrative work.
• Regular working outdoors for group classes taking place outdoors, assisting with recreational programming, training lifeguard and pool staff.
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