The purpose of this job is to plan, implement, manage and evaluate activities and services assigned to the Cherokee County Aquatic Center (CCAC). Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, program development and implementation, supervising instructors and part-time staff, implementing program marketing, preparing and managing program budgets, planning and developing program goals and objectives, coordinating and reporting program data, and performing additional tasks as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Plans, organizes, and implements aquatic programs for children, teen and adult activities; develops, plans and organizes special and holiday aquatic events; manages aquatic programs and evaluates services; plans and directs age appropriate, aquatics programs for special populations including senior adults and individuals with disabilities; works directly with individuals participating in programs. Includes soliciting sponsorship funds for particular events; prepares materials relating to programs and special events.
Develop Marketing plan for all programs using social media, print media, school events, and other sources to increase participation in all programs.
Develops, supervises and promotes diverse aquatic programs, activities and events for all ages and abilities.
Administers Break Camps; supervises, reviews, monitors, analyses and evaluates camps and their activities.
Supervises schedules and evaluates instructors or seasonal assigned staff. May also supervise and evaluate interns and volunteers.
Recruits, recommends for hire, and trains instructor or seasonal part-time staff; handles employee concerns, directs work assignments, counsels and disciplines employees when necessary, and completes employee performance appraisals.
Enforces CCAC/Agency/Government rules, regulations and ordinances; keeps part-time staff informed of appropriate CCAC/Agency/Government changes in policies and procedures.
Coordinates with other staff the planning, organizing, and implementing of shared programs and facilities.
Performs necessary preparation of aquatic areas and ensures availability of needed equipment and supplies.
Possesses a number of technical skills and knowledge in a wide range of aquatic, recreation, health and wellness activities for all ages.
Performs special projects and duties assigned by Aquatics Manager or Recreation Division Director.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job requires some night and weekend hours.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Bachelor’s degree from college or university with emphasis in recreation or sport management or related field with at least three (3) years experience in aquatics field including managing public swimming pools and Aquatic programs ; supervision of staff and programs; and fiscal responsibilities.
CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
American Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Certification
American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer
Additional Salary Information: Apply at www.cherokeega.com, Employment Opportunities
Cherokee Recreation & Parks Agency is Cherokee County, GA's local parks and recreation department. We offer a wide range of activities in programming, athletics, aquatics. We serve a county of over 240,000. We currently have 34 full-time employees. County employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, and Defined Benefit plan.