Recreation Specialist - Aquatics
Various Locations in Zip Code, CA

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Various Locations in Zip Code, CA 92201
United States

Industry
Exercise / Fitness
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Travel
Some Travel
Job Description

 

DEFINITION: Under the direction of the Community Services Supervisor, the Aquatic Specialist will organize and supervise a comprehensive aquatics program for the community, which includes the development and management of group and private swimming lesson programs, managing pool schedules of lifeguards, swim instructors and swim aides; develop a comprehensive and evolving staff training curriculum; lead aquatic staff trainings and develop a variety of aquatic programs that enhance community safety, health and wellness.
 

Supervision Received AND/OR Exercised: Under general supervision of the Community Services Supervisor, exercises direct and indirect supervision over program participant. Provides direction to upward of 60 part-time aquatic staff.

Job Requirements
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs a variety of tasks in the creation, implementation and evaluation of specialized aquatics programs and services in an assigned recreational area or activity.
Teaches and instructs participants in activities which require specialized skills and training.
Schedules, supervises, trains and develops aquatic staff
Makes hiring and staffing recommendations
Evaluates the full range of pool operations (i.e., rotation, ordinance enforcement, vigilance, staff performance, signage, hazards, etc.)
Prepares reports and recommendations on the basis of evaluated data and information
Provides reliable, effective lifeguard service and medical equipment to the field
Works effectively with other District staff to coordinate service delivery
Evaluates medical, rescue and training reports as a quality assurance function
Develops and evaluates effective procedures and policies to support the Aquatic program and protect liability exposure
Responds to Aquatic emergencies to participate in, support and/or coordinate response
Plans, conducts, oversees and evaluates a wide range of staff training
Assists with scheduling problems, develops work schedules, approves time cards
Complies and analyzes Aquatic service statistics and records
Develops, coordinates and administers aquatic recreation programs
Makes public presentations on safety and lifeguard service
Assists, teaches and arranges materials for CPR & First Aid classes to appropriate District classifications
Trains, instructs and performs skill audits for all subordinate staff.
Assures compliance with legal codes and requirements related to lifeguard procedures and emergency operations

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