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Aquatic Manager/Pool Manager

at City of Golden, Colorado

Pay: $14.3 to $15.46/hour
$14.3 - $15.46
Posted: 4/26/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2362462

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

We are currently recruiting for qualified applicants for an Aquatic Manager/Pool Manager. Come and see why the City of Golden is the place you want to be! 

Being a Golden employee is more than just a job, it's a lifestyle. Golden is a vibrant outdoor community making it a great place to live, work and play. The City of Golden has over 500 employees serving the community in parks and recreation, public works, public safety, and administration. The City offers a wide array of benefits and perks designed to enhance the work and wellness experience our employees enjoy today and into the future.
This position is responsible for supervision of all staff including lifeguards, customer service representatives, maintenance personnel and concessions personnel. Ensures proper operation of facility and safety of guests.

May be required to work at the indoor facility, the Golden Community Center or the outdoor facility, Splash Aquatic Park. Work schedule may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays.


Monitors staff performance, schedules, trains, and conducts meetings and in-services as appropriate.  

Attends all required staff meetings and in-services as assigned.

Assists in scheduled routine maintenance and repairs.

Inspects facility daily for cleanliness and safety hazards. Assigns and performs custodial duties as necessary.

Establishes and maintains a good public relation image for all aquatic programs and activities.

Ensures smooth operation of facility by providing back up assistance to lifeguards, customer service representatives, maintenance and concessions staff. 

Follows and implements appropriate procedures during emergency situations. This may include but is not limited to: Administration of First aid, CPR, and AED; communication to patrons and staff members; completion of necessary forms and documentation.

Oversees the indoor lesson program and special user groups utilizing the facility.

Reports all incidents to the Aquatics Supervisor as required.

Directly supervises all Aquatic Staff or on duty. Carries out supervisor responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training staff; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Must be at least 18 years of age by date of hire. Minimum of six months Head Lifeguard experience. Experience with pool chemicals, filtration systems, maintenance procedures, cashiering or handling money and staff supervision. Must display good leadership qualities and outstanding customer service skills.
Valid driver's license and a good driving record
Red Cross Lifeguard training
First Aid
Certified Pool Operator preferred


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations while speaking to customers and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of U.S. currency and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Ability to apply common sense and to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to use appropriate judgment during emergencies, inclement weather issues and when dealing with patron and staff issues. Ability to provide confidentiality when necessary.
Outstanding customer services skills. Good communication and public speaking skills. Ability to stay calm in emergency situations and provide leadership and support to staff members following the emergency.
Two way radio, whistle, rescue equipment, pool chemicals, computer systems, phone system, PA system, cash registers and credit card machines. Other business/office equipment as needed.
The Physical Demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move 50-100 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Indoor and outdoor environment. While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in this work environment is usually very loud.
City of Golden is an Equal Opportunity Employer