City of Grandview, MO - Grandview, MO

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Grandview Parks & Recreation seeks an energetic, hard working, passionate individual for the position of Part Time Recreation Coordinator in Aquatics. This position will assist the Aquatics & Fitness Manager with the continued growth and expansion of Grandview Sharks Swimming and Water Safety Academy and Grandview Sharks Swim Team. The position shares responsibility for the supervision and training of the Aquatics Lifeguard Team at The View Community Center. Our natatorium features an 80,000 gallon four-lane 25-yard lap pool, zero-entry leisure pool with play features and lazy river, and a 22-foot waterslide with catch pool.

The ideal candidate is well skilled at planning and executing aquatic and safety programs that maximize participation as well as revenues. The selected candidate will be responsible for building and improving the current aquatics programs for youth, adults, and those with special needs. Under direction of the Aquatics and Fitness Manager, this individual will manage and coordinate the Learn-To-Swim and Lifeguard Recruitment and Development programs. In cooperation with the Swim Team Coach, the candidate will provide guidance and support for Swim Team operations. Proven ability in the areas of Learn-to Swim and Lifeguard instruction, Water Safety and Lifeguard Instructor training, Swim Team coordination, marketing, fiscal accountability, and staff management is essential.

This position requires an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Parks and Recreation Management, Physical Education, or a related field. Two years lifeguard, swim team coach, lifeguard and water safety instructor, and two years at a supervisory level must also be achieved. Application must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Candidates possessing experience with Rec Trac/WebTrac are preferred.

Pay Range: $13.68 - $16.43 per hour. Hiring is expected to occur between minimum to mid-point depending upon experience.

Closing Date: October 31, 2013

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to one of the following (please note position title applying for):
Fax: 816-763-3902
Apply in person: City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, MO 64030
Apply in person: The View, 13500 Byars Rd, Grandview, MO 64030