Recreation/Aquatics Specialist
City of Copperas Cove - Copperas Cove, TX

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DESCRIPTION

Plans, develops, implements and evaluates aquatic programs, and assists with athletic and recreation programming for a wide variety of ages within the Parks and Recreation Division. Manages multiple aquatic facilities and staff operations.

DUTIES

Manages and supervises the planning, development, implementation, promotion and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events for a diverse group of people. Assist with athletic and recreation programming when needed.

Schedules facilities and coordinates aquatic program activities in conjunction with Parks and Recreation programs.

Maintains appropriate records and prepares requested reports.

Hires, trains, and supervises aquatic program staff and contracted class instructors.

Prepares aquatic payroll and ensures accuracy.

Maintain financial accounting of expenses and revenues associated with aquatic and special event programs while following budgetary guidelines. Assist with budget preparation.

Ensures sound fiscal control and recommends adjustments when identified.

Maintain statistical data on program participation. Completes evaluations and surveys and maintains records as required.

Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.

Promote the expansion of revenue potential through various innovative resources.

Prepares and recommends program budget requests, cost estimates, and justifications for needed equipment, supplies and personnel and makes proper purchases.

Enforces policies and procedures for staff, swim team members, instructors, volunteers, and guests.

Maintain website for aquatic programming and special events.

Communicates plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public. Issues written and oral instructions and assigns duties and conducts follow ups for accuracy.

Prepares reports and compiles statistical data to assist in decision making process.

Coordinates a comprehensive marketing plan for municipal swimming pools.

Assist with recreation and all athletics programming as needed.

Conducts safety training for aquatic personnel.

Coordinate / oversee class registrations.

Handle emergency situations.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:
Minimum education: High school diploma.

Minimum experience: 6 months related experience.

Specialized Requirements: Pre employment physical and drug screening, and valid Texas driver's license with insurable record.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment; Skill in First Aid and CPR within
six months of employment.

(B) Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to plan the work of paid staff and volunteers.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have a valid Texas driver's license by date of hire.

Must possess Water Safety Instructor License, Certified Pool Operator License, current CPR certification, and current lifeguard certification. Must be available to work weekends and various hours to oversee various events and activities and to attend meetings.
Manages and supervises the planning, development, implementation, promotion and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events for a diverse group of people. Assist with athletic and recreation programming when needed.

Schedules facilities and coordinates aquatic program activities in conjunction with Parks and Recreation programs.

Maintains appropriate records and prepares requested reports.

Hires, trains, and supervises aquatic program staff and contracted class instructors.

Prepares aquatic payroll and ensures accuracy.

Maintain financial accounting of expenses and revenues associated with aquatic and special event programs while following budgetary guidelines. Assist with budget preparation.

Ensures sound fiscal control and recommends adjustments when identified.

Maintain statistical data on program participation. Completes evaluations and surveys and maintains records as required.

Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.

Promote the expansion of revenue potential through various innovative resources.

Prepares and recommends program budget requests, cost estimates, and justifications for needed equipment, supplies and personnel and makes proper purchases.

Enforces policies and procedures for staff, swim team members, instructors, volunteers, and guests.

Maintain website for aquatic programming and special events.

Communicates plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public. Issues written and oral instructions and assigns duties and conducts follow ups for accuracy.

Prepares reports and compiles statistical data to assist in decision making process.

Coordinates a comprehensive marketing plan for municipal swimming pools.

Assist with recreation and all athletics programming as needed.

Conducts safety training for aquatic personnel.

Coordinate / oversee class registrations.

Handle emergency situations.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

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