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Aquatics Manager
Location Parks and Recreation
Work Status Full Time

SALARY: 71,728.00 - 89,660.00 Salary USD



Under nominal direction provides operational direction for Parks & Recreation Aquatics programs, maintenance, and facilities.
1. Ability to plan, promote, organize, administer, and oversee aquatic facility operations, programming maintenance, and repairs. 
2. Ability to select, train, schedule and supervise the work of full time, part-time and seasonal staff involved in customer service, cash control, water safety, water instruction, water quality and facility maintenance while maintaining compliance with state and local health and safety standards. 
3. Ability to develop, administer and monitor procedures and practices for safe pool maintenance and operations including but not limited to chemical controllers, chemical feeders, vacuum machines, interactive toys and water slides, and water filtration equipment.
4. Ability to develop, document and deploy short- and long-term strategies to ensure the programmatic and operational effectiveness, success of the city’s aquatic facilities, and enhancement of customer satisfaction and safety.
5. Ability to provide input on the Park Master Plan as it relates to aquatic facility inventory, community placement and public need.  Ability to identify and prioritize capital maintenance and improvement needs to ensure safe and functional public venues.
6. Ability to identify and coordinate the work of architectural, construction and technical contractors and consultants involved in pool infrastructure repairs, improvements or modifications, water filtration/quality,
safety, and other products and services.
7. Ability to recommend, develop and deploy policies of varying complexity intended to effectively manage city assets, protect and serve the public, and coordinate staff resources.

8. Ability to oversee and monitor basic and complex administrative duties including various program measures, employee time and attendance, water safety and other pool certifications, purchasing, customer registration, etc.
9. Ability to research and reach effective conclusions or solutions on various operational and programmatic issues affecting aquatics
10. Ability to operate and retrieve information from the CLASS customer registration system for the purpose of data review, analysis, and documentation for special or regularly scheduled reports.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Knowledge of accounting, revenue tracking and budget principles and procedures.
Knowledge of water chemistry and essential public safety considerations.
Knowledge of facility management and operations.
Knowledge of aquatic facility maintenance practices and procedures.
Knowledge of aquatic programming and events.
Knowledge of budget preparation, controlling expenses, and projecting revenues.
Knowledge of planning, organizing and evaluating programs.
Skill in communicating with other city employees and the public by oral and written means.
Ability plan, organize, promote, implement, and analyze aquatic programs and services.
Ability to develop new and creative programs including planning for facility improvements to enhance revenue capabilities.
Ability to market and promote aquatic programs to the public.
Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with city staff, volunteers, project consultants, business and professional groups, and the general public.
Ability to identify and schedule training and education opportunities for staff.
Ability to plan, monitor and administer operating and revenue budgets.
Ability to work in physically demanding situations involving employee training and public safety.
Ability to receive detailed information through oral and written communication.
Ability to perform a variety of physical skills, including but not limited to seeing, sorting, calculating, typing and writing.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle (Class C license).
Ability to obtain and maintain certification as a Certified Pool Operator or an Aquatic Facility Operator.
Ability to work as needed in an outdoor environment.

Qualifying Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree, in Business, Parks and Recreation, Marketing, Physical Education, or a related field of study. Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience relating to the delivery of recreational services and pool maintenance, which includes two years of supervisory experience in aquatic operations and maintenance. Possession of a valid Texas Operator's License, Class C. A Certified Operator License is