Independently performs professional work in planning, organizing, and directing a comprehensive aquatic program at one or more municipal aquatic facilities; is responsible for the overall operation of the pool complex; develops a wide variety of comprehensive aquatic programs; researches and anticipates community interest and needs, and 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; evaluates programs through feedback and statistics; conducts feasibility studies and adjusts and offers programs; develops and organizes special events, competitive swim programs, and other aquatic activities; assesses budgetary requirements of the facility and prepares and submits recommendations for operating budget; 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 NOT be accepted.
Anticipated vacancies are with the Department of Parks and Recreation, Park Maintenance and Recreation Services Division. May work weekends, evenings, and/or holidays as required. This list may be used to fill future vacancies in this department.
Some notifications will 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:
Minimum Qualification Requirements: EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
- use a valid e-mail account;
- verify your e-mail address is entered correctly on your GovernmentJobs account;
- check your spam folders; and
- add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contact list.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year 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 have provided the knowledge, skills, and analytical ability normally gained from attainment of a bachelor's degree.
You must submit evidence of your education in order to be given credit. Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application. Or mail or drop off a photocopy of your diploma and/or official transcript to the following address within 7 days of filing your application: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.
Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. All information on your diploma and/or transcript must be legible in order to receive credit.
One year of professional (i.e., post-bachelor's degree, non-clerical) experience in planning, organizing, and directing recreational activities.
A master's degree in recreation, physical education, or education from an accredited university will substitute for the one year of required experience. In order to receive credit for the substitution, you must either attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript to your application, or mail or drop off a photocopy within 7 days of filing your application to: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.
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 sufficient scope, level, and responsibility to conclusively demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience which did not demonstrate the knowledge and application of professional recreation principles, practices, tools, and techniques will not be considered as qualifying experience.
At time of application, possession of a valid:
American Red Cross First Aid Certificate or equivalent; and
either an American Red Cross or American Heart Association Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and AED Certificate, to include care for choking and obstructed airway, or equivalent.
You must submit evidence of your valid First Aid and CPR/AED certifications in order to be given credit. Please attach electronic copies of your First Aid and CPR/AED certificates to your application. Or mail or drop off a photocopy of your certificates to the following address within 7 days of filing your application: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Copies will not be returned.
Prior to appointment, possession of a valid appropriate driver's license (automobile).
Prior to completion of probation, possession of a valid:
American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate or equivalent;
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate or equivalent;
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or equivalent;
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Certificate or equivalent; and
American Red Cross Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and AED Instructor Certificate, to include care for choking and obstructed airway, or equivalent.
The above certificates and licenses must be maintained on a current basis thereafter as a condition of employment.
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.
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