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 $72,500-$80,000 based on qualifications

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities, the Manager of Aquatics is responsible for the operations and programs at the Recreation Center of Highland Park (Indoor Pool), Hidden Creek Aqua Park and Rosewood Swimming Beach

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Supervise aquatics at the revenue facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools, the swimming beach, concession stands and parking lots; recruit, interview and recommend personnel to be employed by department in accordance with approved practices; supervise, train and evaluate performance for full-time and part-time staff; plan, organize and provide leadership to employees that will give them the tools necessary to fulfill Park District goals; conduct investigations and studies when operationally required, providing results and recommendations to the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities; prepare and recommend budgets for aquatics programs; maintain files, supervise programs and conduct in-service training for aquatics staff; purchase of supplies including capital development, for aquatics operations; prepare report forms for use by personnel at facilities; prepare monthly and annual facility reports with recommendations for the Board of Commissioners’ review and approve payroll and submit with proper account distribution to the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities; inspect facilities and oversee all service request for the facilities, delegating to the appropriate maintenance personnel when needed; attend staff and Board meetings as directed by the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities; prepare, review and make recommendations on operating policies and procedures at all levels and in collaboration with the Park District's Safety Coordinator, sets, upholds and enforces safety standards including the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for the facility and train staff on the same.

Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; a minimum of four years management experience in aquatic supervision, recreation program planning and operational duties; required to possess or be able to obtain current certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED/Child AED, Waterpark and Waterfront Lifeguarding with preference given to those with experience in aquatics and certifications as a Lifeguard Instructor and CPO/AFO.

To apply: Submit your job application, letter of interest and resume by October 28, 2018 at:

 Park District of Highland Park


Mitch Carr

 Closing Date

October 28, 2018  Print