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Seasonal Outdoor Pool Manager

at City of Commerce City

Pay: $16.71 to $20.94/hour
$16.71 - $20.94
Posted: 5/2/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2434588
Keywords: supervisor

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Purpose

Under the general direction of the Recreation Supervisor of Aquatics, the Outdoor Pool Manager will be responsible for general aquatic responsibilities, including, but not limited to, supervision of aquatic, admission and concession staff, as well as guarding, swim lesson instruction, and pool maintenance.  The Outdoor Pool Manager must work successfully in a team-oriented atmosphere that provides citizens and other employees with accurate information, excellent customer service and human relation skills.  Individuals in this position must have current LGT, CPR and AED certifications and must be accountable, flexible and adept at conflict resolution.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 • Acts as a Role Model for City Values
• Understands the role of Commerce City as a municipality
• Assists with department-sponsored special events
• Monitors activities in swimming pool and adjacent areas to prevent injuries, accidents and maintains order
• Shares appropriate information openly
• Relates to different types of people respectfully
• Builds on-going trust with others
• Schedules rentals and visits with schools, camps and other outside agencies
• Utilizes a clear and concise writing style
• Fills out forms and reports correctly
• Speaks clearly and can be easily understood
• Assists with preparation of incident/accident reports, facility usage reservations, staff timesheets, registration, cash reports and other required reports as necessary
• Applies knowledge of pool filtration systems, pool sanitation, pool maintenance, and mechanical systems
• Notifies supervisor if supplies (Pool Chemicals, cleaning and maintenance supplies, etcare needed
• Provides accurate feedback about what others are saying
• Attends a variety of meetings such as staff meetings and in-service
• Participates in aquatic evaluations and makes recommendations for change and improvement
• Utilizes knowledge of routine practices and procedures common to swimming pool operations
• Acts quickly and calmly in emergency situations, making proper judgments as to the correct course of action
• Provides general supervision and training of Aquatic, Admission and Concession staff 
• Supervises lifeguards and head guards in performance of assigned responsibilities 
• Assists with recruiting, interviewing and hiring staff
• Supervises admission and concession staff with support from The Facility Assistant  

Minimum Qualifications

Must be 18 years of age. Requires high school graduation or equivalent; Requires a minimum of two years' experience life guarding and managing at a public pool. Must have the ability to successfully complete lifeguard certification within 30 days of hire. Must have experience in telephone courtesy, cash handling and customer service. Must have PC computer knowledge and skills in Windows and MS Office Environment. MS Word and ACTIVENET experience preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Ability to read a variety of documents and reports such as employment applications, timesheets and invoices
• Ability to prepare various reports, records, letters, employee appraisals with the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech
• Ability to speak above noise, with voice control and confidence
• Ability to record and deliver information in a teaching or instructional setting
• Ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions
• Ability to perform several tasks at once with frequent interruptions that can result in moderate levels of stress due to the volume of public contact and diversity of work  
• Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Ability to follow verbal and written instruction and organize work assignments
• Ability to operate various types of office equipment
• Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division when completing timesheets and various records
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and respond calmly and professionally to stressful or emergency situations
• Ability to learn current policies and procedures
• Ability to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form
• Admits when the answer is not known

Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities

• Office equipment: Daily use of telephone, calculator, copier, fax and printer
• Computer equipment: Daily use of a personal computer, Microsoft Word and Excel, ActiveNet software
• Other equipment: Digital camera, pumps/motors, first aid supplies, chemical controllers and testing kits, lane lines, high-rate sand filters, safety devices (rescue tubes, backboards, whistles, 2-way radio, shepherds crook, buoys, poles, bag valve masks and oxygen), AED unit
• Language skills:  Reads and interprets documents, instructions, and manuals; in written material, uses proper spelling, grammar and style; presents information and responds to questions individually and in small groups
• Mathematical skills:  Basic mathematical skills to perform moderately complex calculations including percentages, decimals and basic algebra
• Reasoning ability:  Interprets instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format; solves practical problems with little standardization and a variety of concrete variables
• Physical activities: May need to provide support of partial body weight for program participants needing assistance; physical coordination for demonstration of activities; bending, stooping, squatting, walking standing throughout shift
• Lifting: Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs and climb ladder
• Vision and hearing: Ability to read a variety of documents and reports such as budget reports, certifications, complaint/compliment forms, various invoices/packing slips, job lists, refund requests, telephone messages, letters and memoranda; ability to deliver information in a teaching or instruction setting.
• Exposure to environmental conditions: Works in various recreational settings where exposure to any of the following may be possible:
     o Noise – sufficient noise to cause distraction or possible hearing loss
     o Atmospheric conditions – conditions that affect the skin or respiratory system
     o Potential exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
     o Potential exposure to hot and humid work environment
     o Potential exposure to infections and contagious disease


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.