Assistant Pool Manager

  • City of Asheville
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Jan 06, 2018

Job Description

Job Summary The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2018 Parks & Recreation department summer pool staff. We are currently looking to hire TWO (2) Assistant Pool Managers. The Assistant Pool Manager is responsible for the overall management and supervision of pool operations, staff and activities. Work includes maintenance of the pools, equipment and facilities; planning pool activities; training and supervising staff; administering pool operations; enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to the protection of facilities, equipment and patrons. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and regulations under general supervision of a Recreation Center Director III and is evaluated through conferences in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and activities as well as public approval.

Responsible for overall safety at the pool, as well as, managing staff, schedules, facility, and pool maintenance. Prepare pool for opening and closing season. Ensure competency of all lifeguards and staff in performing water and rescue and monitoring all safety in and around pool area. Working knowledge of pool filters.

Hours Varies - some days, evenings, weekends

Desired Start Date: May 7, 2018

This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assists manager with staff, schedules, facility & pool maintenance. 
  • Maintains pool equipment and facilities; vacuums and cleans pools, backwashes filter, tests and adjusts water chlorination, checks pool filtration and plumbing equipment, and makes minor repairs or calls for service.
  • Plans and organizes pool activities including swimming lessons, swim teams, scuba classes, etc.
  • Assists in the development of in-service training programs for staff.
  • Establishes or assists in establishing emergency procedures.
  • Assists in developing pool rules and regulations.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports.
  • Resolves employee and patron disciplinary problems.
  • Hires, instructs and supervises lifeguards; evaluates performance.
  • Supervises cashier and collection activities.
  • Registers swimmers for classes.
  • Maintains material and chemical supply records.
  • Maintains time and attendance reports; prepares routine payroll records for pool personnel.
  • Performs related work as required.

Required Education & Experience Minimum Qualifications:
  • Lifeguard certifications from American Red Cross   
  • Certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid
  • Must be 21 or older
  • High school degree or GED
  • 1 or more years of experience in pool management/operations
  • Supervisory experience  
  • Working knowledge of swimming pool filters, plumbing and mechanical operations

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO), Water Safety Instructor (WSI), and Life Guard Instructor (LGI) Certifications

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions
  • Thorough knowledge of community swimming pool operations including safety practices and procedures, pool maintenance, lifeguarding functions and general facility maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of first-aid practices related to water sports and activities.
  • Thorough knowledge of the City, departmental and divisional rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of recreation.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.
  • Ability to train subordinates in proper lifeguarding techniques and methods.
  • Ability to enforce safety rules and regulations, and maintain discipline.
  • Ability to supervise the work of subordinates.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records.
  • Ability to perform water rescue functions.
  • Ability to perform some minor maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and activity participants.