The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Parks and Recreation, Sports, Health, and Wellness Division (SHWD) is seeking an Assistant Parks Division Chief- Aquatics. This position provides facility Management, programmatic, and supervisory oversight for department-wide aquatics, tennis facilities and multi-use complexes within the SHWD. This highly-visible leadership position is responsible for developing strategic direction and implementing safe and diverse aquatics and tennis programs for the residents of Prince George's County.
Supervise and train career-level manager and specialists and provide regular guidance to subordinate staff on facility and employee-related maters (i.e. customer service, disciplinary, training, recruitment and selection, etc...
Lead the development of programs, policy, maintenance, and operational procedures for department-wide facilities.
Work collaboratively with Maintenance & Development for general/seasonal and major maintenance for department-wide facilities.
Work collaboratively with Park Planning & Development an serve as the "industry expert" providing recommendations for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)
Oversee in-service training and safety auditing programs, ensuring compliance as it relates to staff training and facility operations items.
Oversee the American Red Cross Authorized Provider/LTS Agreement and ensure departmental compliance through the proper implementation of Lifeguarding/CPR & AED/swimming lesson classes.
Oversee and maintain a multi-million dollar facility and programming budget for assigned facilities.
Communicate with various cross-functional teams within the department and in other divisions to properly administer various programs and procedures.
Research and evaluate internal and external aquatics and tennis programming, utilizing this information to develop new initiatives or to restructure current programs.
Oversee Community Outreach, Marketing & Program Development targeting diverse populations through programs & special events.
Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Serve as a member of the SHWD Leadership Team.
Other duties and special projects, as assigned.
Experience with managing multiple aquatics facilities and/or multi-use recreational complexes that include and aquatics component.
Experience with managing a multi-million dollar budget.
Experience with overseeing a major maintenance and capital improvement program.(CIP) for aquatics facilities and multi-use complexes.
Experience with overseeing and implementing American Red Cross training programs (i.e. Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructor, CPR/AED)
American Red Cross Lifeguarding/CPR/AED and First Aid Certification
American Red Cross Instructor and Instructor Trainer Certifications, a plus
Pool Operator's Certification (AFO, CPO)
County Pool Operator License (or ability to obtain one within the first six (6) months)
1. Bachelor's degree or four years experience in park or public administration, landscape architecture, or natural sciences; and
2. Four years varied park administration/management experience that included two years of supervisory park administration experience that relates to functional area of assignment (e.g., park enterprise, interpretation and conservation, horticulture and forestry, maintenance and development, or engineering/architecture/landscape architecture); or
3. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
4. Valid driver's license or the ability to acquire one.
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Created in 1927, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission embodies the vision of forward-looking community leaders who saw the need to plan for orderly development and protection of the natural resources in the two suburban counties bordering the District of Columbia. During the Commission's proud 80 plus years of existence, the population of the area it serves has increased to m...ore than 1.6 million residents who inhabit a bi-county area of great economic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.The Commission's facilities, programs and responsibilities have constantly evolved and expanded to keep pace with the needs of this vibrant community. From assuming responsibility for the entire public recreation program in Prince George's County in the '70s, to building and strengthening ongoing regional business partnerships, the Commission has continued to plan, fund and deliver quality, innovative programs, facilities and services for over three-quarters of a century. M-NCPPC benefits the citizens of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties by Turning Visions Into Reality.