Do you want to be a part of the team that helps make the City of Boca Raton one of the best places to live, work and play? We provide world class services, parks, beaches, and public safety. This can only happen when the best, brightest, and most committed individuals come to work for our City. We encourage like-minded individuals to apply and be part of our team! Come join us #WorkforBoca
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
Performs difficult professional and programmatic work supervising the operations of City operated swimming pool facilities; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over all pool personnel. Assure consistency of administration and operating procedures at each facility.
Supervises, directs, and trains lifeguards and pool staff involved in the operation and maintenance of municipal swimming facilities;
Analyzes aquatic program participation and recommends actions to meet the recreation needs of the community and department;
Responsible for continual innovative aquatic programming;
Plans, supervises and coordinates aquatic programs, personnel and operations; ensures adherence to operational policies and procedures;
Approves purchase requisitions for supplies; staff schedules; and leave request forms;
Ensures instruction programs are properly conducted;
Conducts outreach in drowning prevention and water safety programming;
Develops aquatic programs to meet community needs;
Responsible for aquatics budgets, including forecasting of revenues and expenditures; Capital Outlay and Capital Improvement; New and Replacement Capital, Line-Item Adjustments, Education/Training & Travel, Tuition
Schedules pool renovations, maintenance, and repairs.
Conducts staff meetings to disseminate information on future program schedules;
Evaluates work performance of employees;
Researches and seeks out grant and outside funding opportunities;
Conducts interviews, recommends hiring and disciplinary action;
Meets and greets patrons; resolves conflicts; explains pool rules, regulations, and policies;
Prepares for and coordinates special events held at pool with other divisions, departments, or agencies;
Conducts public outreach related to water safety;
Coordinates essential personnel before, during and after emergencies;
Performs related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Community swimming pool operations including safety practices and procedures, pool maintenance, lifeguard functions, and general facility maintenance
First-aid practices related to water sports and activities
General office practices and procedures
Microsoft Office Suite products to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Develop and implement work related training programs
Writing of professional and effective letters, memos, emails, reports, manuals, and policies.
See in 20/30 corrected vision in both eyes, additionally must be able to see in correct color vision and depth perception
Withstand exposure to electricity, heights of up to 15 feet, noise, moving mechanical parts, confined spaces, vibration, dust, vapors, fumes, poisons, animals/insects, mist, gases, irritants, asphyxiants, and bloodborne pathogens.
Train subordinates in proper lifeguarding techniques and methods
Plan, organize, evaluate, and supervise the work of subordinates
Enforce safety rules and regulations and maintain discipline
Prepare and maintain records
Perform water rescue functions
Work a flexible work schedule that includes weekdays, weekends and evenings as needed, including holidays
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major coursework in Parks and Recreation, recreation/ physical education, leisure services, education, or related field, and
Five (5) years of professional aquatic programming and facility experience, including planning, supervising and managing aquatic programs, activities and facilities: supervision and evaluation of staff and facilities.
Possession of a valid State of Florida Class "E" driver's license
CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:
Current certification in ALL the following:
American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid for Professional Rescuers
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
American Red Cross Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine
American Red Cross Administering Emergency Oxygen
National Recreation and Park Association Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO)
Additionally, must be able to obtain American Red Cross Lifeguard Management certification within six (6) months of hire.
Additionally, State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Certified Parks Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification(s) are preferred.