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Gainesville Regional Utilities Pool Supervisor (Temporary) in Gainesville, Florida

Pool Supervisor (Temporary)

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Pool Supervisor (Temporary)

Salary

$15.25 Hourly

Location

Gainesville, FL

Job Type

Part-Time Temporary

Department

PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Job Number

09636

Closing

6/27/2021 12:00 AM Eastern

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Job Ad

Inviting applications for the role of:

Temporary Aquatics Supervisor

(Pool Supervisor)

The City of Gainesville's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual who is innovative and forward thinking that will embrace the organization's citizen-centered vision. The community, its elected leaders, and executive leadership team have embraced this vision.

As a Temporary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Pool Supervisor, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the on-site facility manager in charge of staff, work flow, emergencies, and communicating with the public. The pool supervisor is held responsible for safety at all times for staff and patrons and helps train and instruct the staff to follow protocol to ensure the facility is adhering to state and local safety regulations. Being trained under the American Red Cross entity, the pool supervisor will also be expected to follow procedures they have acquired during their aquatic rescue and safety trainings. The pool supervisor is responsible for delegating tasks to staff and will be trained to absorb the roles and responsibilities of any staff they are supervising should the need arise. The pool supervisor is responsible for the appearance of the aquatic facilities, maintaining inventory, conducting in-services and reporting to the aquatics recreation leader.

To be considered for this position you must:

  • Graduation from High School or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma,

  • Have a minimum of two (2) seasons of aquatic experience.

  • Possess an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification

  • Possess an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification

  • Have physical capability to pass the pre-employment American Red Cross Lifeguard swim test

  • Have ability to pass Children and Family Services background check upon hire and as requested

    Successful candidates are required to:

  • Valid Florida Driver License required upon hire.

  • American Red Cross certification (or equivalent) in adult, child and infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid is required upon appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) is preferred

  • Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is preferred

Notes:

  • May Create Eligibility List

  • May Fill Multiple Positions

  • May be Required to Complete an Assessment(s)

Embracing change is the Gainesville way of life!

Come join our team as we shift the culture from "No to Yes", "from reactive to proactive," "from policy-oriented to services-oriented", and "from silos to teams".

Job Description

SUMMARY

This is temporary professional and supervisory work directing temporary employees engaged in recreation activities and programs, environmental education programs and/or athletic programs, including aquatics and golf.

Positions allocated to this class report to a designated supervisor and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its supervisory and administrative responsibilities of a temporary nature.

EXAMPLES OF WORK*

*This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Depending on area of assignment:

Schedules, supervises, plans and coordinates work of assigned temporary employees; ensures adequate coverage at assigned locations.

Monitors parent groups, parent boards or other private or non-profit entities that offer recreational programs at City facilities.

Enforces safety and operating procedures including compliance with health, safety and building codes.

Handles administrative details, plans and assists in the coordination and implementation of organized recreation activities, special events, environmental education programs and/or athletic programs, including aquatics and golf.

Creates periodic and special reports; maintains accurate records of programs, materials, supplies, and equipment purchases.

Must be familiar with and stay current on state standards relating to curriculum and testing to ensure accuracy of information taught within programs.

Must have an understanding of the principles of interpretation and environmental education and be familiar with nature-based programming, including live animal exhibits and exhibition plantings.

May instruct individuals and groups in rules of games, skill development, educational programming, and safety and/or present public programs.

Performs site program criteria evaluations, takes notes, provides feedback to assigned staff and follow-ups with supervisor.

Answers public inquiries about programs. Assists in the evaluation of programs and makes recommendations for modifications and improvements.

Opens and closes park and recreation facilities and buildings, according to schedule and procedures.

Oversees facility and program safety and risk management.

Schedules and coordinates assigned staff. Supervises assigned staff in absence of a Supervisor.

Maintains facility, equipment and supply inventory; keeps all equipment and supplies in good working condition; and / or cares for livestock and crops.

Assists with selection, promotion, discharge, and recommends other appropriate personnel actions. Assists with pre-employment testing and training of staff.

Assists in the training of water safety personnel.

Keeps all equipment in good operating condition.

Maintains assigned facility in clean and sanitary conditions at all times. Keeps trash and litter picked up in and around the assigned facility. Reports damage and/or needed maintenance and repairs to the designated supervisor.

Ensures chemicals are balanced within state and local guidelines at all times and they are checked at least every two hours. Records all readings and measurements in the Daily Pool Log.

Performs Lifeguard duties a minimum of five (5) hours per week; teaches a minimum of one (1) swim lesson per season; and attends required in-service trainings scheduled by the designated supervisor.

Attends work on a continual and regular basis.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Conducts routine maintenance tasks at parks facilities and buildings.

Prepares recreational facilities for classes, meetings, events and activities; may include setting up chairs and tables, moving furniture and equipment.

May transport participants and/or staff, depending upon assignment and work location.

Performs other related duties as assigned by designated supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Depending on area of assignment:

Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in recreational programming, instruction, management or related activities; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

For Aquatics, graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and a minimum of two (2) seasons of aquatic experience.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses

Valid Florida Driver License required upon hire.

Certifications

General (all areas):

American Red Cross certification (or equivalent) in adult, child and infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid is required upon appointment.

Depending on area of assignment:

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) is required.

American Red Cross Lifeguard (LG) is required.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) is preferred

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) is preferred

Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) is preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

General (all areas):

Thorough knowledge of principles, practices, methods, materials and theories of recreational, environmental education, and/or athletic programs, including aquatics and golf.

Ability to give individual and group skilled instruction in varied athletic, aquatic, environmental education and/or recreational activities, including golf.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Ability to communicate effectively with persons of varying ages and abilities.

Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and adjust to seasonal changes in workload.

Ability to lead and to secure the confidence and cooperation of participants, the general public, and other employees in recreational activities.

Ability to plan, direct and supervise work of other temporary employees.

Ability to work irregular hours, work alone, or work closely with others.

Ability to keep records and prepare reports.

Ability to work effectively with co-workers and the general public.

Depending on area of assignment:

Thorough knowledge of principles, practices, methods, and materials and theories of aquatic recreation and safety operations.

Thorough knowledge of State Public Swimming Pool codes and related Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

Thorough knowledge of pool filtration systems (sand) and pool water chemistry.

Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and materials, and theories of recreation programs and activities.

Knowledge of materials, tools, and equipment associated with leading athletic, recreation programs and activities.

Knowledge of animal husbandry and plant cultivation.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and accident prevention methods in assigned area of responsibility.

Knowledge of Florida history and Florida natural history.

Knowledge of principles of interpretation and be familiar with nature based programming including live animal exhibits.

Knowledge of principles and methods of water safety and aquatic recreation programming.

Knowledge of swimming pool maintenance practices and methods, including water chemistry applications.

Ability to train and supervise aquatic staff, including teaching required certifications.

Knowledge of cash handling procedures, and accurate record-keeping and reporting.

Ability to pass pre-employment swimming tests and skills.

Ability to schedule and coordinate assigned staff.

Ability to work effectively with coworkers and the general public.

Knowledge of personal computers and related software.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

General (all areas):

Work requires physical strength and agility sufficient to safely perform all essential job functions, including the ability to lift, carry, push or pull 50 pounds without assistance.

Must conform to grooming and dress codes (uniforms furnished).

Depending on area of assignment:

Requires the ability to work with and around live animals.

Work requires the ability to climb stairs and ladders to the height of 35 feet.

Work requires the ability to use respiratory protection equipment, including self-contained breathing units.

Must be able to swim down to a depth of 16 feet.

Specific vision abilities include normal color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, distance vision and close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position requires a flexible work schedule and may require working a varying schedule, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays.

Must be able to work or attend meetings outside regular business hours, including weekends and holidays.

Work may require the performance of tasks outdoors under varying environmental conditions including heat, humidity, and biting insects/other invertebrates.

Work requires the ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals, including but not limited to: water treatment, gasoline, motor oil, household cleaning, maintenance chemicals, fertilizer, and pesticides.

To learn more about benefits available to eligible City of Gainesville / Gainesville Regional Utilities employees, please CLICK HERE (http://www.cityofgainesville.org/Portals/0/risk/2020 Benefit Booklet.pdf) .

01

Do you possess a high school diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    How many seasons do you have in aquatic experience?

  • No experience

  • 1 season

  • 2 seasons

  • 3+ seasons

    03

    Please select the certifications (or equivalents) with which you are currently certifies.

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

  • American Red Cross CPR, AED, and First Aid

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI)

  • Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO)

  • None of the above

    04

    Do you have the physical capability to pass the pre-employment American Red Cross Lifeguard swim test?

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    Do you have the ability to pass the Department of Children and Family Services background check upon hire and as requested?

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    Please select from the option below where you initially learned about this employment opportunity:

  • City of Gainesville Website

  • Governmentjobs.com

  • Career Source

  • Word of Mouth

  • College Job Posting

  • Other

  • Prefer not to disclose

  • Guardian

  • Recruiter

  • Professional Diversity Network PDN

    07

    If you selected "Other" from the above option, please identify the event, activity or source where you initially learned about this employment opportunity. Please type N/A if this question does not apply to you.*

    Required Question

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City of Gainesville

Address

222 E. University Ave PO BOX 490 Gainesville, Florida, 32627

Website

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