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Recreation Coordinator- Aquatics (Temporary)

Company: City of Bellingham
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Recreation Coordinator- Aquatics (Temporary) Print (/cobwa/job/_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3003423&sharedWindow=0) Apply Recreation Coordinator- Aquatics (Temporary) Salary $24.45 Hourly Location City of Bellingham, WA Job Type Temporary Department Parks and Recreation Job Number 21- Rec. Coordinator- Aquatics Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions Nature of Work This recruitment is intended to hire a Recreation Coordinator on a temporary basis. In this temporary position with the City of Bellingham, the employee is allowed to work full time up to six (6) months. This position is not eligible for benefits, except as required by law. This position is open until filled and may be closed at any time. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Starting salary rate is at Step 1 ($24.45/hour). JOB SUMMARY: Plans, organizes and coordinates a variety of aquatics activities for all age and ability groups at the Aquatics Center and city-owned beaches. Activities include, but are not limited to, swim lessons, open swims, and special events, as well as co-sponsored community group programs. Coordinates use of Aquatics Center, as well as assists in supervision of the facility. Leads and directs extra labor employees, volunteers and interns assigned to the Aquatics Center and outside water beaches. Assists Aquatics Manager with promotion and publicity of the City's aquatics programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: + Plans, organizes, schedules and teaches aquatic activities for all age and ability groups including persons with disabilities. Tasks include: program planning, preparation, and initiation; compiling and submitting monthly reports on program participation; teaching individuals and classes; program evaluation. + Assigns, schedules, coordinates, provides training, direction and spot reviews to Recreation Instructors, Aquatics Leaders, Main Cashiers, extra labor employees, interns, volunteers and other personnel assigned to work at the Aquatics Center and outside water beaches. Supervises clerical staff in program registration/public information in the absence of the Aquatics Manager. Reviews work and handles minor performance problems. Notifies Aquatics Manager of serious performance concerns. Assists in the hiring process. Acts as back-up for coordination of time sheets and time administration. + Works with Aquatics Manager to increase program offerings and facility utilization. Assists in promotion and publicity of programs and facility availability, as well as providing information regarding policies and procedures on the use of aquatic recreational areas. Plans, implements, and supervises year-round, community-wide aquatic programs for youth and adults which provide a variety of aquatic recreation experiences; and directs the preparation of event publicity. + Creates and maintains staff and program schedule at Aquatics Center; suggests changes to program schedule; maintains records of Aquatics Center daily use; compiles and submits monthly reports on facility usage to Aquatics Manager; assists Aquatics Manager with facility supervision. + Maintains ongoing inventory of recreation equipment needed for various aquatic programs. Identifies and requests supplies to meet program needs. + Maintains and balances chemical levels to stay within Washington State Department of Health guidelines; perform preventative maintenance; clean pools when contaminated. ADDITIONAL WORK PERFORMED: + Performs related duties as assigned within the scope of this classification. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed year-round at the indoor Aquatics Center and outdoors during the summer months at city-owned beaches. Employee works a flexible schedule which may include evening hours and weekends. On occasion, must be able to provide own transportation. Experience and Training + Minimum of one year experience in an aquatics program leadership role required. + Previous experience in scheduling and coordinating activities required. + Previous experience with facility supervision preferred. + Previous supervisory experience preferred. + BA in recreation or closely related field desired. Necessary Special Requirements + Must possess the following certifications at time of hire and maintain currency throughout employment: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Training Instructor, Lifeguard Training, Administering Emergency Oxygen, Bloodborne Pathogen Training, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. + Must pass local police and Washington State Adult/Child Abuse records check prior to hire. + Must pass a pre-employment drug screen prior to hire. + Valid Washington State driver's license and good driving record. Candidate must submit driving record abstract at time of hire. + Must pass pre-employment drug screening. + Must pass a pre-employment skills test. + Knowledge of water chemistry Selection Process Minimum Qualifications will be reviewed to determine whether candidates meet the basic requirements of the position. Applications and responses to the Supplementary Questions of those who meet the basic requirements will be reviewed and scored. The top scoring applicants will be invited to participate in a skills test and interview with the department. Please Note: Candidates will receive notifications via e-mail during the process. Please be sure to check your email frequently. Equal Opportunity: Our environment is characterized by respect for cultural backgrounds, belief systems, and ethnic diversity. The City of Bellingham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its work force. We do not make decisions on the basis of an individual's race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, age (40+), disability, retaliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. All are encouraged to apply for employment. Fair Hiring Practices + The City provides individuals who have been arrested or convicted of a criminal offense an equal and fair opportunity to obtain employment. + The City will not inquire about an applicant's criminal history until after a conditional job offer has been made. + The City will disregard the prior arrest and conviction record of an otherwise qualified individual unless the offense is directly related to the job position for which the individual has applied. + The City will notify an otherwise qualified applicant about a potentially disqualifying conviction and give the applicant an opportunity to submit information regarding the accuracy of the criminal records as well as evidence of mitigation or rehabilitation, as appropriate. In a temporary position with the City of Bellingham, employees are allowed to work up to 40 hours per week, for no more than six months. These positions are not eligible for benefits, except as required by law. 01 The following certifications are required at the time of hire and are required to be maintained throughout employment. Please select all of the following certifications that you possess: + American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor + Lifegurad Training Instructor + Lifeguard Training/First Aid + CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer + Bloodborne Pathogens Training + Administering Emergency Oxygen 02 Please attach copies of the certifications your currently possess to your application: + Yes, all of my certifications are attached for review. I understand that it is a requirement of the position to obtain the certifications by hire and posses throughout employment. + No, I'm not willing to obtain and maintain the required certifications. I understand my application will not be considered. 03 Do you have a minimum of one year experience in an aquatics program leadership role? + Yes + No 04 Do you have experience in scheduling and coordinating activities? + Yes + No 05 Do you have experience with facility supervision? (Note: This is preferred. Marking No will not disqualify you) + Yes + No 06 Do you have supervisory experience? (Note: This is preferred. Marking No will not disqualify you) + Yes + No 07 Do you have a bachelors degree in recreation or a closely related field? (Note: This is preferred. Marking No will not disqualify you) + Yes + No 08 Describe your experience planning, organizing, scheduling, and teaching aquatic activities to a diverse community population? 09 Describe your experience in an aquatics program leadership role? Required Question Agency City of Bellingham Address 104 West Magnolia Street Bellingham, Washington, 98225 Phone 360-778-8228 Website /employment Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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