The Department of Parks and Recreation has 8 aquatic facilities to include: 2 indoor pools, 4 community pools and 2 waterparks. The aquatics department serves over 400,000 visitors a year. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic supervisory team. The Assistant Park Manager will assist the Park Manager in directing daily operation of aquatics, food & beverage and overall facility operations. This position will assist with the supervision of food service, aquatic/lifeguard and site support staff, daily pool and chemical management. Parks and Recreation aquatic facilities are a 7 day a week operation which requires a flexible work schedule to include: early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
The Department of Parks & Recreation conducts DMV records checks on all employees driving for work purposes and criminal background checks on all hires age 18 years and older.
Note: The information that follows is a County-wide Classification Specification that may include details not specifically applicable to this position.
General Definition of Work, Typical tasks, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The statements in this class specification are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbent(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Assists the Park Manager in the supervision of daily park operations, program implementation and staff supervision and training.
Serves as the Manager in the absence of the Park Manager (Aquatics Specialist II);
Assists Park Manager with daily operations;
Approve F & B schedule and assist with F& B ordering;
Supervises a large number of seasonal staff in all areas of operation;
Assures the enforcement of policy and procedures for staff and patrons;
Assists with staff selection, pre-season and seasonal trainings and evaluations;
Assures the enforcement of policy, procedures and safety rules;
Researches and assists with the development and implementation of programs;
Monitors monthly budget projections;
Assists with arranging contract services;
Maintains a high level of customer service and customer interaction;
Communicates with Customer Service Supervisor regarding upcoming events, rentals, etc.;
Acts as liaison between manager and staff;
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated skills in team building, staff supervision, program implementation and customer service; knowledge of aquatic facility operations and maintenance; must be able to work with chemicals and accept flexible work shifts; knowledge of cash handling and experience; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and staff; ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.
Education and Experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to High School Diploma and three (3) years in supervising staff and operations in a recreational setting. A valid Ellis & Associate Lifeguard Certification, CPR, AED, First Aid Training and Pool Operators Certifications are preferred. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls;
Must have the physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine;
Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, and repetitive motions.
Background Checks, which may include but are not limited to: Criminal History Check, Credit History Check, Education Verification Check, License Verification Check, and/or Fingerprinting may be required (Effective January 3, 2013) as posted in the job advertisement.