MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be 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. AQUATICS COORDINATOR 2 of 4 *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. Preferred: Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer Preferred
About Cherokee County Recreation and Parks Agency
Cherokee County is located just North of Atlanta in Georgia. We serve a community of over 250,000 residents and growing. The Cherokee County Aquatic Center is the only Public Indoor and Outdoor Aquatic facilities in the county. At our location we employee over 110 part time and 5 Full time employees. We are a fun and engaging team that works to bring water safety, fitness, and family fun to our community.