Swim Job: City of Dublin seeks Swim Team Coordinator for $38,000 to $56,000 per year


Swim Team Coordinator

Job Title: Program Coordinator
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 02/01/13 3:45 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $18.56 – $27.16 Hourly
$38,600.00 – $56,500.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Dublin, Ohio
Department: Recreation Services


The City of Dublin operates two competitive swimming programs for the Dublin Community. The Dublin Sea Dragons are a year round USA swimming club and is home to 300+ swimmers and placed in the top ten at state championship for age group swimming. Our Dublin Dolphins program is run during the summer season at our outdoor community pools as a strictly rec based league that is a feeder program into our Sea Dragons team.

Candidate must assist in the creation, coordination and implementation of recreational swim team programs to meet the needs of the local community. Provides a high level of customer service responding to customer inquiries and/or complaints.

Incumbent must model the following established core values: Integrity, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Positive Attitude, and Dedication to Service.

Supervises seasonal and part time staff.


Coordinate programming of swim teams. Evaluates teams utilizing feasibility assessments and recommends program changes. Administers programs including scheduling of staff, equipment and supplies, facility and logistical planning.
Assists with supervision of work unit specific seasonal and part time staff, including recruiting, performance evaluations, staff audits and discipline.

Responds to initial complaints or program issues with public and/or patrons. Uses discretion when escalating issues or complaints to appropriate supervisor or administrator.

Process program registration, transfers and cancellations utilizing RecTrac software

Liaison between booster group for both community swim teams

Proficient with Hy-tek software, Team Unify website, and Colorado Timing System

Liaison with local high school swim team program

Maintains staff certifications and background checks in accordance with facility policy

Approves and corrects Kronos software time entries for all scheduled employees.

Manages personnel issues and recommends disciplinary actions.

Inspects facilities for safety, hazards, deficiencies and cleanliness.

Performs routine office functions when necessary (i.e., answering phone, scheduling facility requests, program participant registration).

Liaison with other departments and work units to identify, notify and act upon client and facility needs.


Possession of a bachelor’s degree in recreation or related field or any equivalent combination of accepted education and experience that would provide the above knowledge, abilities, and skills. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a head coach or supervisory capacity required. Certifications in work unit specific areas include: USA swimming, CPR/AED, First Aid and Safety Training for Swim Coaches required.


Approachability – Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant, and gracious; is sensitive to and patient with the interpersonal anxieties of others; builds rapport well; is a good listener; is an early knower, getting informal and incomplete information in time to do something about it.

Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.

Customer Focus – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Directing Others – Is good at stabling clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator.

Hiring and Staffing – Has a nose for talent; hires the best people available from inside or outside; is not afraid of selecting strong people; assembles talented staffs.

Informing: Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and /or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.

Planning – Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

Building Effective Teams – Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Time Management: Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision.


Visit our website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/dublinoh/default.cfm 


Dublin, Ohio, USA offers residents and corporate citizens responsive government services, attractive housing, superior public education, direct regional highway access, abundant park space and a dynamic community life. Located just minutes from Ohio’s capital City of Columbus, Dublin is a desirable place for business, raising a family or enjoying professional sporting events and renowned attractions.

Swim Job is courtesy of the City of Dublin.

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Arthur Winters
7 years ago

Why is the date required 2013? Why is the upper limit of salary $56,000 in one place and $56,600 in another?

Are you just trying to see if we are educated or did you not proofread your requirement?


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