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Pool Manager and Lifeguards -2021 Pool Season

Posted: Feb 2021

The City of Wellsville is currently accepting applications for Lifeguards for the 2021-pool season (May through Aug) Red Cross certification required. Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 411 Main Street.

The City of Wellsville is currently accepting applications for Pool Manager for the 2021 pool season (May through Aug.) WSI & Red Cross certification is preferred. Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 411 Main Street.

POOL MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION

The Pool Manager is under the direct supervision of the City Superintendent (facilities maintenance/mechanical operations) and City Clerk (administration, human resources and finances) and has overall responsibility for safety at the pool, as well as managerial, administrative, facility, aquatic, communications and leadership duties, including:

Managerial/Administrative

  • Manage and oversee lifeguards: Plan and organize workloads and staff assignments for lifeguards; Meet regularly with staff; advise and coach lifeguards and evaluate them at the middle and end of the season; Monitor time sheets and submit to City Clerk in a timely manner for payroll processing.
  • Manage all aspects of swim lessons
  • Write end of season report for the City Council
  • Required to provide adult supervision (21 years or older) for the facility at all times

Facility

  • Prepare pool for opening and closing each season
  • Oversee daily maintenance of pool and bathhouse/restroom facility, including making recommendations for repairs and capital improvement expenditures, and communicating with the City Council regarding issues and concerns, as well as progress and completion of improvements

Aquatic/Safety

  • Safety is TOP Priority – Instill attention to safety with lifeguards as well as with pool members and guests; enforce safety at pool among both staff and members
  • Conduct swim lessons for children throughout the summer
  • Administer First Aid, CPR, emergency and other safety procedures, as required

Communications

  • Communicate regularly with the City Superintendent (Facility) & City Clerk (Finance/Human Resource) regarding safety, staff, facility/maintenance, swim lessons, and membership issues

Leadership/other

  • Prepare the facility for fun events such as pool parties and other special events
  • Create a safe and fun atmosphere for staff and members

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • Current lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross
  • Current certification in American Red Cross CPR and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer or American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR

Pool Manager Pay Structure

The Pool Manager is given a salary for the season, which is paid in increments over the pool season. In the past, this has been shared with an Assistant Pool Manager but is not mandatory and is at the total discretion of the Pool Manager. The Pool Manager also receives an hourly wage for lifeguarding.

Concessions: The Pool Manager is responsible for providing concessions and will receive all profits from the sales. (Note: Pool Manager is responsible for obtaining a sales tax number and making required reports to the State). The Pool Manager is responsible for providing and paying for any help in the selling of the concessions.

Pool Parties: The Pool Manager is responsible for establishing a fee and scheduling them. The fees are solely that of the Pool Manager and are typically given to the lifeguard(s) who work the party.

Swimming Lessons: The Pool Manager is responsible for providing swimming lessons; this includes advertising, hiring a WSI, establishing fees and schedules. The fees are solely that of the Pool Manager and are typically shared with the guards who help with the lessons.

Admissions: The Pool Manager is responsible for the collection of passes and daily admissions. Admission fees belong to the City and are to be submitted in a timely manner to the City Clerk for depositing. It is the responsibility of the Pool Manager to establish a method of collection that will ensure accountability.