Aquatic Center Manager (Summer Seasonal)

DEPARTMENT:Parks and Recreation
REPORTS TO:Aquatic Center Coordinator & Superintendent of Parks and Facilities
Under close supervision of the Aquatic Center Coordinator and Superintendent of Parks and Facilities, the Aquatic Center Manager performs professional duties in ensuring effective performance of facility functions. Managers oversee the overall facility operation when on-site. Managers prepare staff schedules, test and record chemical levels, interact frequently with patrons to ensure positive experiences, assist front line staff in enforcing facility policies, assist with training and mentoring of staff, and evaluate staff at the end of the season.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Serves as the on-site manager of the overall Aquatic Center in conjunction with and in the absence of the Aquatic Center Coordinator and Superintendent of Parks and Facilities.
Lead staff through professional attitude and superior job performance.
Ensures that all lifeguards are fully competent in performing water rescue procedures.
Coordinates with aquatic center staff in ensuring safety of patrons in and around the pools, and monitoring swimmers and to enforce all safety rules.
Address customer requests and complaints in a courteous and thorough manor, involving the Aquatic Center Coordinator or Superintendent when needed
Prevent accidents by eliminating hazards and hazardous behavior, and enforcing rules and regulations.
Provides Head guards and other staff as need, with details about any special events, parties, and aquatic center rentals so staff can plan accordingly and communicates schedule changes in a timely manner.
Assign duties to staff in all areas, including maintenance, front desk, concession stand, lifeguard stations
Assist the Head Lifeguards in determine the positioning of lifeguards and the rotation within the shifts to meet the facility/program/personnel/patron needs with the Manager's input.
Respond to whistles when Head Lifeguards need support.
Respond to EAP activation. Call the Aquatic Center Coordinator, following the chain of command.
Fill out appropriate documentation including incident/ accident reports, lifeguard observations and other documentations as assigned.
Recommends improvements to Aquatic Center Coordinator and Superintendent of parks and facilities.
Maintain a high level of proficiency, including Lifeguarding and CPR skills.
Fully understand and support the Head Lifeguard and Lifeguard positions.
Maintains inventory and organization of emergency and first aid supplies.
Reports to all scheduled manager trainings and staff meetings.
Complies with all Village Policies, Protocols and Procedures.
Complete all other duties as assigned.
This position requires management responsibilities of a supervisory nature. Incumbents must be proficient in basic concepts relating to personnel management.
Must be Red Cross Certified in Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Community First Aid and Safety
This position requires a completed or in-progress high school diploma; some college preferred
Must be available to work at least one weekend day.
Must be able to attend all in-service training sessions as required
This position requires
Must be able to maintain a clear line of communication with your supervisors.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
Ability to pass pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department.
Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork, such as Accident Reports and Incident Reports.
Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite and RecTrac.
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to properly fill out incident and accident reports as well be able to communicate in an emergency situation
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to work with children
Ability to prioritize duties and complete tasks within a timely manor
Understanding of the principles, policies and objectives of the Proesel Park Aquatic Center
Ability to deal with the public tactfully and courteously
Commitment to promoting the positive image Lincolnwood aquatics
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 required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is often required to walk, sit, stand, reach with hand and arms, talk, and hear. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to sit or stand for an extended period of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment varies between moderate and high. Frequent exposure to natural and seasonal weather conditions as well as insects while guarding the pool and completing job duties.
All employees are expected, as a condition of employment, to adopt the concept that the safe way to perform a task is the most efficient and the only acceptable way to perform it. Safety adherence of performance will be considered an important measure of employee performance evaluation. As such, the employee must:
Comply with established safe work rules and the special instructions of the supervisor
Report all accidents and injuries immediately and cooperate in all accident and injury investigations, supplying supervisors with full and complete information
Submit recommendations for safety and efficiency, as well as report defective equipment and unsafe conditions
Know their exact duties in case of fire or catastrophe
Use safety equipment provided for personal use in performing daily work assignments
Only operate equipment trained and authorized to operate
Provide public protection from unsafe conditions and hazards resulting from municipal work operations
Participate in special safety activities, as designated, such as Safety Committees, Job Safety Analysis, special training, etc

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