Pool Coordinator

Closing Date: upon hire

Wage: $13.00 Hourly


Pool Coordinator performs first-line supervision over all lifeguards and advanced poolside dutiesto assure safe use of aquatic facilities. Pool Coordinator monitors water activities to prevent accident or injury to patrons and ensure a positive recreation experience. Pool Coordinator assumes responsibility for pool operations, proactively enforces pool and facility rules, employs superior customer service, continuously trains lifeguards, and acts in a leadership role in the absence of the Aquatics Manager.


Pool Coordinator works under the specific supervision of the Aquatics Manager and general direction of the Facility Director.


Pool Coordinator provides immediate supervision to Lifeguards, Head Lifeguards, Concessions Staff, and Rockwall Staff.


1. Performs as the head of all lifeguards, knowledge of all staff duties, provides training to less experienced lifeguards, enforces rules, disciplines or ejects patrons for rule infractions, and ensures compliance to policies and procedures by lifeguards in a proactive and positive manner.

2. Develops staff work schedules, assures shifts are properly staffed, ensures certifications are kept up to date and monitors performance to make recommendations to the Aquatics Manager affecting employment status such as advancement, discipline and discharge.

3. Performs first aid according to American Red Cross standards to assist individuals suffering injuries and performs water rescues.

4. Directs and performs preventative maintenance and custodial duties, cleans pool decks, monitors water temperature and chemical balance, takes water samples, and may make minor equipment adjustments to assure proper temperature and chemical standards.

5. Oversees set-up, take-down, and proper use of equipment for swim meets.

6. Orders first aid supplies, lifeguard gear, and equipment.

7. Conducts staff in-service training meetings.

8. Annually updates all facility rules, slide rules, and safety checklists.

9. Conducts all new staff orientation training and maintains staff files.

10. Gives recommendations for the Aquatics Budget while monitoring on-going expenditures to assure compliance with fiscal goals and avoiding unwarranted loss.

11. Provide superior customer service to all facility guests and proactive, positive training to all staff members.

12. Keep Google calendar up to date, post weekly office hours, complete monthly customer service log, and check voicemails daily.

13. Teaches lifeguard and First Aid/CPR/AED Courses.

14. Manages inventory control and completes orders for concessions.

15. Works special events as assigned.


Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school, plus two (2) years of specialized training in recreation management,

physical education or related field;


B. Four (4) years of recreation programming, physical education teaching, certified swimming instruction,

coaching or related experience; of which, two (2) years experience in the management of an aquatics facility



C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of the methods, techniques, and philosophies of operating a large multi-use aquatic facility; liability issues and injury prevention; organizational skills; working knowledge of personal computers and various software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, etc. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, and the public; direct, motivate, develop, and evaluate subordinates; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

Special Qualifications:

Applicants must possess American Red Cross Lifeguarding (Lifeguard Instructor certification preferred), First Aid, and CPR certifications AND must be able to demonstrate mastery of CPR and rescue skills at the time of interview. Applicants must hold a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification, Lifeguard Instructor Certification (LGI), First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Certification, Lifeguard Management, and Food Handlers Permit or must obtain within 6 months of employment.

Work Environment:

Incumbent of the position, employee performs in a typical pool setting with appropriate climate controls and typical settings associated with indoor/outdoor recreation environment. OSHA related hazards may be encountered under controlled conditions. Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and lifting. Talking, hearing and seeing are essential to performance of daily tasks. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity needed in performance of duties. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminative thinking and creative problem solving.

It is the policy of Washington City to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity standards in all phases of personnel administration: job structuring, recruitment, examination, selection, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, discharge, etc, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or veteran status.

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