Summary: The Elmhurst Park District is seeking a motivated Facilities Supervisor of Aquatics. The District’s outdoor swimming pools, East End and Norman P. Smalley are operated to meet the aquatic oriented leisure needs of pool patrons through a well-balanced offering of open swim hours, swimming lessons, programs and special events. The District's lifeguard staff is trained under the Starguard Elite Lifeguard Program. The District also offers swim lessons through Starfish Aquatics Institute.
Essential Functions: • Directly supervise seasonal and part time employees, including recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, mentoring and evaluating approximately 130 seasonal employees. • Ensure that employees are provided necessary training in usage of tools, equipment, machinery and personal protective equipment. • Prepare, monitor and control budget within guidelines. • Maintain and comply with all Starguard Elite, State of Illinois Health Department, and PDRMA rules and regulations to operate safe aquatics facilities. • Inspect and evaluate all aquatics facilities, equipment, and property to ensure appropriate levels of safety and cleanliness are maintained. • Conduct staff meetings and/or inservice training on a regular basis. • Plan, organize, implement, evaluate and supervise aquatics programs and special events. • Prepare, edit and proof brochure copy.
Qualifications: Education should include Bachelor’s degree in Leisure Studies from a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) accredited university or related field with 2-3 years of progressive responsibility in programming and aquatics or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job. Must be lifeguard instructor and swim instructor trainer certified or willing to gain certifications within first 3 months of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Pay: The salary for the position starts at $51,247 a year, depending on the qualifications.
Hours: The Facilities Supervisor of Aquatics shall have varying hours due to programs, special events, and facility operating hours. Due to the varying nature of the work, evening and weekend hours of duty are to be expected.
Benefits We Offer In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefit • Free fitness membership to Courts Plus