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Location Maynard Aquatic Center, 1402 Overbrook Rd., Burlington,
Job Description Performs administrative and supervisory duties
in providing aquatic recreation services to the community in a
safe, fun and professional environment.
Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class is responsible for leading the City of
Burlington Recreation and Parks Department’s Aquatic Division which
includes one year-round and 3 seasonal facilities. Duties include
considerable planning and scheduling across the Aquatic Division.
This includes the safety, maintenance, financials, programming,
staff management and training, operations, customer service and
marketing of each facility and the Division as a whole. Work is
performed under the supervision of the Recreation & Parks Director
and is evaluated through regular communication, staff meetings,
compliance with established policy and procedures and effectiveness
of work completed. This classification is considered exempt in
compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Examples of Duties Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Manages the Aquatic Division operation, including hiring,
coaching, mentoring, training, and evaluating aquatic staff
including lifeguards, swim and water exercise instructors,
receptionists, and maintenance staff, to provide quality
programming and customer service and ensuring the safe operation of
the Aquatic Division to meet the needs of the City.
Certifies aquatic personnel to perform lifeguard and water
safety instruction skills, conducts on-the-job training, audits and
continuing education training to ensure staff skills are remain
adequate and in compliance with American Red Cross standards.
Develops and implements aquatic programs in instruction,
recreation, fitness, etc. and monitors the effectiveness of
Evaluate and implement policies and procedures that enhance the
safety, efficiency, and productivity City aquatic facilities.
Manages the aquatic division budget, including both revenue and
expenses to achieves target cost recovery.
Monitors and oversees a comprehensive pool maintenance program
that maintains water quality and facility cleanliness, makes
decisions on application of chemicals and maintenance and repair of
equipment, develops maintenance guidelines and ensures compliance
with all laws, regulations, policies and safety standards
Plans for the future needs of the division to include facility
needs and responding use trends.
Develops safety standards for the Aquatic Division and monitors
Manages employee schedules and division payroll as required for
efficient operations and as needed to meet FLSA and City personnel
policies and to meet division financial goals.
Performs administrative tasks and duties
Establishes, fosters, and maintains effective working
relationships with the public, city staff, partner organizations,
Interacts with the public and staff daily; responds to
inquiries, addresses complaints, emergencies, issues, and assists
patrons as needed.
Oversees marketing and promotions of the Aquatics Division
Participates as an active member of the Recreation & Parks
Performs related duties as required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of planning,
administration and operation of aquatic programs and
Considerable knowledge in planning, organizing, and implementing
Considerable knowledge of regulations governing aquatic facility
water treatment, chemical requirements and filtration
Considerable knowledge of swimming pool filters, mechanical
systems and the use of chemicals for swimming pool and water
Considerable knowledge of o ccupational hazards and safety
Considerable knowledge of p rinciples and practices of
leadership and management implemented to manage a diverse staff of
full and part time employees
Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of employees
Ability to determine community needs for aquatic programs and to
develop programs to meet those needs
Knowledge of problem-solving techniques for identifying
problems, researching and determining the most appropriate course
of action for their resolution.
Use of computers, office equipment, and software
Superior customer services skills
Knowledge of time management techniques with the ability to
organize, schedule, assign, delegate and coordinate to ensure
completion of goals and objectives
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship
with other City employees and the general public
Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or any other
related field and considerable work experience in aquatic field in
a management capacity; or an equivalent combination of education
Valid Driver's License
Lifeguard Training Instructor Certificate
Certified Pool Operation (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator
Certification in first aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and
WSI lifeguard training or equivalent.
Supplemental Information Physical Requirements and Working
Work in this class is described as medium and frequently
requires physical exertion to complete tasks and move objects. Work
typically involves the ability to physically perform the basic life
operational functions of stooping, crouching, reaching, standing,
walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and
repetitive motions. Work necessitates visual acuity to determine
the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned. The
employee is subject to hazards including a variety of physical
conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical
current, working on scaffolding and high places, oils, noise,
extreme heat and vibration. The employee is in contact with
potentially infectious bodily fluids during the performance of
duties such as when providing first aid care and facility cleaning.
Working conditions include both inside and outside environmental