227-003 - AQUATICS PROGRAM COORDNIATOR
|Class Title: Aquatics Program Coordinator|
Department: Parks & Recreation
Union: Non Bargaining
Performs a variety of Functions related to the supervision of the City of Allentown aquatics program.
Works under the supervision of the Recreation Program Specialist.
May exercise supervision over all aquatics staff including cashiers, lifeguards, head lifeguards and pool managers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List here what you do in your job)
Managing and supervising assigned aquatics program operations to achieve goals and objectives within available resources.
Directing the staffing of the pools/spray parks and the enforcement of all applicable safety rules and regulations.
Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments.
Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range aquatics plans gathers, interprets and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations.
Researches, plans and implements the aquatic programs and coordinates staff in the implementation of the programs.
Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget while performing cost control activities.
Monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to ensure sound fiscal control is being adhered to.
Prepares annual budget requests.
Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases and related communications promoting City of Allentown aquatic programs and facilities.
Assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time.
Reviewing existing aquatic programs and revises or changes programs as needed.
Responds to public inquires about aquatics programs made by telephone, email, social media, and various types of correspondence or during public meetings.
Promotes interest and provides information regarding aquatics programs to school officials, other recreation officials, community service groups, other departments and the general public.
Coordinating concessions operations with the Concessions Manager at facilities including staffing, training, product ordering and sales, revenue accounting and maintaining all applicable sanitation standards.
Coordinating the overall maintenance operation of City of Allentown pools/spray parks with Parks Maintenance Supervisor(s).
Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.
Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.
Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phone, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, conducting classes, collecting fees, making arrangements for use of pools, helping set up for classes, events, etc.
Provide quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens and internal departments.
Performs related work as may be required.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in recreation or a closely related field.
(B) Previous experience in the management, operation and maintenance of an aquatic facility.
(C) Equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Knowledge of filtration systems, chemical injection systems and pool chemistry .
(B) Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and Environmental Improvement Division (EID) regulations to assure compliance and public safety.
(D) Knowledge of United States Swimming and Diving rules and regulations.
(E) Knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive aquatic recreation program.
(F) Ability to develop, coordinate and direct varied activities involved in a comprehensive aquatic recreation program.
(G) Ability to develop, coordinate and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public.
(H) Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
(I) Must have a valid Pennsylvania drivers license with acceptable driving record for the last three years.
(K) Must have current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED/Lifeguarding certifications.
(L) Current American Red Cross Water Safety/Lifeguard Instructor/Trainer certifications preferred.
(M) Current NSPF Certified Pool Operator or NRPA Aquatic Facility Operator certification preferred
(N) Current Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Category 24 Pesticide Applicator License preferred
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED (list all of the equipment that you use)
Requires intensive daily use of personal computer Water treatment systems, DE and high rate sand filter systems, flow meters and gauges, Ozone system, pool timing system, safety and rescue equipment, small hand tools for minor pool maintenance and plumbing repairs, water test kit, vacuum system, mobile or portable radio, automobile, general office supplies, general program supplies, cash register, various recreational management software, television and DVD player.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Employee is required to demonstrate all applicable swimming, CPR/First Aid/AED and Lifeguarding rescue skills (Insert here if required to walk frequently, etc.)
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually Quiet when in office, and moderately loud when in the field.. (Insert here quiet or loud).
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.