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Aquatics Park Manager - JCC

3506 Gwynnbrook Ave, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA Req #308
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Founded in 1854, the Baltimore Jewish Community Center (JCC) has evolved into an organization of vitality and diversity. In keeping with its Jewish values, the JCC is committed to enhancing the general welfare of the total community.  If you are looking for a job where the work environment is both stimulating and supportive and the mission is focused on promoting and strengthening Jewish life and values, then the JCC could be the place for you.

Summary:
 

Under the supervision of the Assistant Aquatics Director and Director of Certification Programs, the Aquatics Park Manager is primarily responsible for the managing of Aquatics staff; and maintaining the highest standards of safety with regards to all programming, facilities, and equipment.   
        

Qualifications:

  • Current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED is required.
  • Current licensure from Baltimore County as a Certified Pool Operator is required.
  • In addition to the above certification requirements, the following management skills are required:
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with groups served by JCC Aquatics programs, including children, the elderly, and people with chronic physical/mental/emotional disabilities.
    • Strong interpersonal leadership, motivation, and teaching skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to train staff and maintain in-service training programs.
  • Current certification and authorization as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor recommended.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise aquatics staff.
  • Ability to implement the Emergency Action Plan and ensure that staff are properly trained and drilled in its execution plan and hold in-services.
  • In accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, Baltimore County, and/or Baltimore City, ensure that routine pool maintenance and sanitation/disinfection is conducted properly.
  • In accordance with written policies, work with Human Resources to recruit, hire, and train aquatics rec park staff.
  • Provide back-up management coverage at other JCC Aquatics facilities as needed, including; in the event of illness, emergency, or necessary modification to normal programming.
  • Participate in departmental training, staff meetings, supervisory conferences, committees and special events as assigned.
  • Ensures proper handling of all paperwork and forms; including:
    • Daily logs of chemical testing, sanitation, and information about systems maintenance in accordance with Maryland State law.
  • Enforce agency policies and procedures.
  • In the event of an emergency elsewhere within the agency and departmental, react in accordance with published Emergency procedures.
  • Perform duties as a lifeguard or instructor as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Aquatics Director and Director of Certification Programs or that person’s supervisors.

Work Environment:
 

This position works primarily outside or in an enclosed pool area. The work environment is usually hot and humid. Air quality within indoor pools may be reduced due to increased levels of chloramines and ammonia compounds
produced from the disinfection of pool water.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually high.                                              
      
                                                                         
Physical Demands:
 

This position will be expected to enter the water as needed to perform maintenance and other functions and should be able to return to their duties for an extended period, even in wet clothing.
 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arm

In the role of instructor, this person must be able to see and hold an image of a student’s performance of a stroke in memory in order to provide feedback and correction.  Instructors must have the physical flexibility required to demonstrate and perform all six of the basic swimming strokes; and must also be able to tread water and float on front and back. This person must be able to see in bright light.  (This person must provide their own equipment, i.e. sunglasses, for dealing with glare and bright light conditions.) Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management as required.  The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and its Agencies are equal opportunity employers, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran's status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit the performance of essential job functions (with or without reasonable accommodation) or any other basis protected by federal, or applicable, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family JCC
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USA