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Company: City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii

Location: O'Ahu, HI

Date Posted: January 28, 2014

Source: City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii

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Independently performs professional work in planning, organizing and directing a comprehensive aquatic program at one or more municipal aquatic facilities; responsible for the overall operation of the pool complex; develops a wide variety of comprehensive aquatic programs, including swimming, water safety, and lifesaving; develops specialized comprehensive aquatic programs, including tiny tot, senior citizen, exercise, and water sports activities; researches and anticipates community interest and needs; plans and organizes programs and activities in response to these needs; establishes program objectives and goals; coordinates and maintains program schedules; plans publicity and logistical requirements; recruits, trains, and supervises instructors and lifeguards; conducts classes, directs, instructs, and certifies participants in their proficiency; evaluates programs through feedback and statistics; conducts feasibility studies and adjusts and offers programs; plans, coordinates, and conducts adapted aquatic programs; recruits, trains, and monitors staff and volunteers to properly assist persons who are disabled to use ...

Position Information Benefits Supplemental Questions

Independently performs professional work in planning, organizing and directing a comprehensive aquatic program at one or more municipal aquatic facilities; responsible for the overall operation of the pool complex; develops a wide variety of comprehensive aquatic programs, including swimming, water safety, and lifesaving; develops specialized comprehensive aquatic programs, including tiny tot, senior citizen, exercise, and water sports activities; researches and anticipates community interest and needs; plans and organizes programs and activities in response to these needs; establishes program objectives and goals; coordinates and maintains program schedules; plans publicity and logistical requirements; recruits, trains, and supervises instructors and lifeguards; conducts classes, directs, instructs, and certifies participants in their proficiency; evaluates programs through feedback and statistics; conducts feasibility studies and adjusts and offers programs; plans, coordinates, and conducts adapted aquatic programs; recruits, trains, and monitors staff and volunteers to properly assist persons who are disabled to use the pool facilities; facilitates their participation in applicable programs and activities; develops and organizes special events, competitive swim programs, and other aquatic activities; assesses budgetary requirements of the facility; prepares and submits recommendations for operating budget and capital improvement project requests, facility development, and renovation requests; orders, purchases and issues equipment and supplies; maintains inventory; maintains accurate records and reports; and performs other related duties as required.

Additional Job Information:
At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

***Subject to funding availability***

1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted.

2) Paper applications will NOTbe accepted.

Vacancies are with the Department of Parks and Recreation, Park Maintenance and Recreation Services Division. Holiday, evening, and weekend work will be required. List may be used to fill future vacancies in this department.

Important Notice:

Some notifications may be sent via e-mail. You are responsible for monitoring instructions and correspondence from this office by checking your email account in a timely manner. To ensure proper delivery, please make sure you:
- use a valid e-mail account;
- verify your e-mail address is entered correctly on your GovernmentJobs account;
- check your spam folders; and
- add info@governmentjobs.com to your contact list.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in recreation, physical education, education or a related field. Work experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis. Such experience must provide the knowledge, skills, and analytical ability normally gained from attainment of a bachelor's degree.

Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education within 7 days of filing this application. A reproduced copy of your transcript with the embossed seal or a copy of your diploma must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT
One year of professional experience in planning, organizing and directing recreational activities. Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of the principles, practices, tools and techniques of recreation; playground administration and operation; group behavior and the ability to organize and instruct groups of children and adults; and prepare reports.

NONQUALIFYING EXPERIENCE:

Having the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as qualifying for the position. Your overall experience must have been of such scope, level and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Substitution: A master's degree in recreation, physical education or education from an accredited university may be substituted for the experience requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcript with the embossed seal or a copy of your diploma within 7 days of filing this application in order to be given credit. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
1. American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety Certificate or equivalent; and
2. Either an American Red Cross Community CPR Certificate, certificate of completion of the American Heart Association Health Care Provider course, or equivalent.
You must submit copies of the above certificates within 7 days of filing this application. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Prior to appointment:
Valid Hawaii driver's license (Type 3).

Prior to completion of probation:
1. American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate or equivalent;
2. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate or equivalent;
3. American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or equivalent;
4. American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certificate or equivalent.

Examination Process:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.

EXAMINATION WEIGHT:
Education and Experience Evaluation...................100%

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