Aquatics Director

Applications due 02/10/20

Job Description:

Location: 15 Washington Dr, Huntington, NY 11743, USA

Huntington Crescent Club, located in Western Suffolk County, is a family oriented, privately owned country club with an 18-hole premiere golf course & 16 tennis courts. Our spectacular heated pool facility also features poolside & patio dining. This season will be especially exciting as we will be operating out of our brand new clubhouse !

Job Description: Aquatics Director/Swim Coach

Status: Seasonal -May through Labor Day

Reports to: General Manager with liaison to Clubhouse Manager & House Chairman

Supervises: Lifeguards, Swim Team

 

As an on-site Aquatics Director, the primary responsibility is to recruit, schedule & supervise the lifeguard staff while maintaining a safe swimming environment by enforcing all rules & regulations of the pool & surrounding areas for member satisfaction. This position will be responsible for chemical maintenance & record-keeping, as well as coaching our award-winning swim team.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Physical Education, Recreation Management or Health Sciences

Maintains all proper certifications and training for self and pool staff.

Prior experience as a Pool Manager at a club of comparable size and stature preferable.

Competitive swimming experience as either a coach or athlete preferred.

Lifeguard training and experience teaching swim lesson required.

Private club experience preferred but not mandatory.

 

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

Broad knowledge and experience in pool operation and management.

Monitors and coordinates pool safety programs and risk management.

Employs only those methods and teaching techniques outlined and approved by the American Red  Cross.

Thoroughly understands specific state and local laws and statutes regarding pool safety and inspections.

Knowledge of and ability to perform personal role in emergency situations.

 

 

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

Responsible for the entire pool operation, including the safe and effective use of chemicals, swimming instruction, the club’s swim team. Supervise safe, clean, well-maintained and appealing club swimming facilities for member satisfaction. Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills required.

 

Job Tasks/Duties

Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates lifeguard staff.

Formulates weekly work schedules and rotation schedules for all pool employees.

Maintains proper chemical balance in pool and maintains mechanical equipment in coordination with the club’s maintenance department.

Registers members at pool and charges for all guests, lessons, etc.

Provides necessary orientation and training for pool staff.

Enforces club rules of safety and conduct.

Assists in rendering First Aid according to the standards established by the American Red Cross and American Heart Association.

Plans and directs special events.

Arranges a program of and schedule for private and group swim lessons.

Represents the club in activities as required.

Maintains and keeps all necessary records concerning pool attendance, pool chemicals, accident/

incident reports, problem-member reports, lifeguard and instructor schedules, etc.

Develops and implements pool safety program and schedules staff to provide adequate protection for members and their guests.

Assists in pool opening and closing at the beginning and end of season.

Attends Dept. Head meetings & Pool Committee meetings

Contributes to monthly newsletter & website

Operates within budget expectation & achieves dept. goals

 

Compensation

Base salary, bonus potential, meals, and golf privileges

 

Licenses and Special Requirements

Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate.

Red Cross progressive Swimming Instructor Certificate Desirable.

American Red Cross Basic First Aid required, training on AED units

Possession of a current Red Cross CPR card.

Pool Operator certification desirable

 

Please send resume for consideration to:

[email protected]

How to Apply

Please email resume to [email protected]

 

Contact Information

Human Resources

15 washington dr.

phone: 6314273400263

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