Aquatic Performer Job Description Sample
Aquatic Center Assistant Director
Hiring range: $43,981 - $53,000 (promotional hiring range may vary). This position is responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and participating in a variety of activities at a municipal aquatic center. Plans, organizes, directs and instructs diversified age and ability groups. Supervises swimming instructors, lifeguards, custodian and other staff at the facility as well as organizes work assignments. Renders first aid and administers CPR when necessary in an emergency. Prepares activity, attendance and other reports; selects and trains personnel, prepares payroll; assists in the preparation budget and any other essential duties that may be required. Ensures facility maintenance issues are addressed accordingly. Plans, organizes, and directs the operations and activities of the facility by performing the following duties.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plans, organizes, directs, and supervises a variety of aquatic classes and programs. Works with outside agencies to promote and offer aquatic opportunities for visitors of all ages. Assists with the operating budget related to aquatic programs for the City of Raleigh. Ensures the safety of aquatic facility participants and spectators; provides first aid in case of injury. Supervises the custodial care of facilities; reviews the maintenance of the equipment and buildings; refers problems to the appropriate personnel. Prepares daily deposits, payroll, activity, attendance, revenue, expenditure, reports and ensures safety protocols are followed. Assists users of the aquatic facility by providing information related to regulations and standards of conduct. Helps conduct public relations for the aquatic facility; advises patrons of programs and activities offered; develops marketing materials for the aquatic center and Aquatics Programs, and facilitates facility rentals. Maintains and orders equipment, supplies, and materials related to the aquatic facility. Assists in Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department with necessary duties related to inclement weather situations. Other duties may be assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities Directly supervises part time employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, applicable codes, and regulations. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation or directly related field and up to one year of related experience may be preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Bachelor's (4-year) college degree in Recreation Administration or a similar field. Applicants may substitute additional relevant experience for the required education. At least 4 years of relevant experience is required. Applicants may substitute additional relevant education for the required experience. 2 years of experience in aquatic facility management preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of database software, spreadsheet software, word processing software, and CLASS software or related recreation management software.
Valid North Carolina Class C Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record.
Current certification in Lifeguarding and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications required (American Red Cross preferred, other agencies acceptable upon review.)
Certified Pool Operator certification required within 6 months of hire.
Certification as a Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Training Instructor, and Lifeguard Management preferred, required within one year of hire.
Principles and practices of program administration and management.
Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
Principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research.
Best practices, trends and emerging technologies.
Project management principles.
Modern budget practices.
Supervisory principles, practices and techniques (based on assignment).
Techniques and methods for organizing, prioritizing, assigning and monitoring work (based on assignment).
Practices and methods of coaching and leading the work of others (based on assignment).
Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment).
Customer service principles.
Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.
Modern office technology.
Managing a project or program.
Gathering data, analyzing findings and applying logic and reason.
Coordinating deadlines, prioritizing work demands and assigning/monitoring work performed.
Researching industry trends, solutions and best practices.
Interpreting, monitoring and reporting financial information and statistics.
Authoring and preparing original reports, documents and presentations.
Monitoring project schedules, status and compliance.
Supervising and evaluating staff performance (based on assignment).
Training and coaching staff (based on assignment).
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards (based on assignment).
Providing customer service.
Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.
Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
ADA and Other Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Work is performed in both the field and in an indoor office environment with frequent exposure to hazardous physical conditions (such as mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibration, etc.); frequent exposure to atmospheric conditions (such as fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc.); moderate exposure to hazardous materials (such as chemicals, blood and other body fluids); frequent exposure to environmental conditions (such as disruptive people, imminent danger, or a threatening environment); frequent exposure to extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and movement restrictions; and moderate exposure intense noise or travel.
This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Aquatic Ecology
Summary: We seek a candidate to develop an internationally recognized research program focused on freshwater ecosystems.
Applications will be particularly encouraged from candidates with a background in fish and fisheries ecology, and those who consider fish in a broader ecosystem context. Other potential areas of interest include quantitative ecology, aquatic conservation, community and ecosystem ecology, food web interactions, limnology, and global environmental change. Our goal is to hire an outstanding and interactive individual with broad research interests and promise for intellectual growth.
The position is based at the Center for Limnology, with a tenure home in the Department of Integrative Biology. University of Wisconsin-Madison is considered the birthplace of limnology in North America.
The Center for Limnology is a collaborative and interdisciplinary unit that addresses a wide range of topics relating to freshwater systems. UW-Madison offers diverse collaborative opportunities (www.water.wisc.edu), potential for involvement with North Temperate Lakes Long-Term Ecological Research program (https://lter.limnology.wisc.edu/), and research opportunities at Trout Lake Field Station (https://limnology.wisc.edu/trout-lake-station-welcome/).
Duties: Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching, research, and service missions of the Center for Limnology and the Department of Integrative Biology.
Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required as well as mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly research in areas of specialization leading to scholarly publications at the national and international levels. Candidate will be required to perform university and professional service as appropriate.
Additional information regarding the Department of Integrative and the Center for Limnology are available at http://integrativebiology.wisc.edu and http://limnology.wisc.edu. Please direct questions to Professor Jake Vander Zanden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' research strength, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence. Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison.
UW-Madison aims to fulfill its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background. Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Provide strong technical expertise and project quality assurance/quality control to maintain Life Time aquatic design standards on all projects.
Develop and support tools and processes to enhance production productivity.
Support and collaborate with outside consultants in ongoing building design and CAD-related standards, tools, and processes.
Understand needs of Life Time Construction and business owners to provide solutions that are appropriate for their intended use while providing the best value.
Design aquatic components of new prototypes and unique projects.
Work with our preferred consultant partners to ensure consistency between all projects.
Make modifications on existing/new designs using applicable technical CAD knowledge and experience.
Generate and check bill of materials.
Resolves problems involving design and/or system compatibility of drawings.
Execute CAD design to maintain and develop Life Time's prototype designs.
Coordinate drawings with other disciplines to ensure well-integrated building design.
Collaborate with Life Time Construction on Prototype and Project-specific drawing changes.
Troubleshoot aquatic issues that arise in existing clubs and provide technical expertise to successfully resolve such issues.
Ensure adherence to standards and best practices.
Familiar with industry Codes and Standards.
Perform related duties as assigned.
- 4-Year Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering
10+ years of experience in pool design in commercial buildings, and construction administration.
5+ years in prototype and/or large scale roll-out experience.
Preferred experience in retail or health and fitness design and construction.
Demonstration of leadership, development and mentorship of peers.
Proficient with REVIT software
- Professional Engineer License
Holiday In The Park Show Performer - September 26
Please join us on September the 8th between 10am-5pm for our Fright Fest Casting Call! Looking for a few ghouls and goblins to scare up a good time! You must apply online and be scheduled for an interview before coming to the event.
Join us for a Six Flags Holiday in the Park!
Auditions Wednesday, September 26
Location: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Singers (Rock, Pop, and Broadway) Singers should be prepared to sing one up-tempo AND a ballad song of their choice and should limit each selection to one minute in length. We are looking for POP, ROCK, BROADWAY, and/or GOSPEL style vocalists.
Some singers may be asked to take a short dance combination. Singers must either bring sheet music in your key OR you may use a CD accompaniment. CD's must NOT have any lead vocals on recording.
NO A CAPELLA auditions allowed. A piano accompanist will be provided.
Dancers will learn a short dance combination. No prepared routines required.
DANCERS WHO SING should be prepared to perform one up-tempo AND a ballad song of their choice to sing if asked. (see details for singers above)
IMPORTANT NOTE: All participants must fill out an online application before attending the audition.
For questions, email: MSGreen@sftp.com
Park: Six Flags Over Texas
Group Fitness Performer
The Group Fitness Instructor provides cutting-edge group fitness instruction through a variety of entertaining, educational, and fun classes promoting fitness and positive self-esteem in a safe environment. They act as a fitness resource for class participants and maintains positive relationships with members to encourage continued class attendance. The Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for consistently meeting daily class attendance goals as well as effectively promote Life Time Fitness programs, products and services.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Develops positive relationships with class participants by teaching a variety of challenging and entertaining group fitness classes
Educates class participants on correct form and alternative moves during the fitness routine
Attentively listens to members, answer questions, and engage in conversation before and after classes
Cleans and organizes studio space after each Group Fitness class
Provides current music for each class that entertains and motivates while ensuring appropriate language
Promotes Life Time Fitness promotions, programs, products, and services while specifically encouraging participation for Group Fitness classes
High School Diploma or GED
1 or more years of fitness instructor work experience
Minimum of one of the following Group Exercise Certifications: National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM), American Council of Exercise (ACE), American Fitness Aerobic Association (AFAA), Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
Ability to perform an aerobic activity for duration of a class, which may include, but not limited to, standing, walking, climbing, balancing, running, crawling, and kneeling
Ability to routinely lift 50 pounds and occasionally 100 pounds
Ability to perform exercises specific to the assigned class
The City of Ballwin has an opening for an Aquatic Specialist. This is a year round full-time position in the field of aquatics responsible for assisting with recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, evaluation and supervising over 200 aquatic staff for the city's two aquatic centers. The position is also responsible for planning and supervising recreation programs as well as facility management at The Pointe at Ballwin Commons community center. Position requires some holiday, evening and weekend work.
Applicant must have graduated from an accredited college or university and possess a Bachelor's degree in Parks, Recreation or related field along with two years of aquatic supervisory experience. Candidates must be certified as an American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) and Water Safety Instructor (WSI), or able to obtain WSI within the first six months of employment.
Beginning salary is $38,722
Deadline for application is: October 8, 2018
This position will assist and share in the facility supervision of both City of Ballwin facilities, including openings, closings, MOD shifts as well as assisting with some programs and special events. Assist the Aquatic Manager in managing the Ballwin Aquatic facilities including Planning, scheduling, organizing and supervising swim lessons, aquatic programs, activities and special events, which meet the leisure needs of the community.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Position will have responsibility for supervision of day-to-day operations including manager on duty shifts, cash drawer checks and closeouts
The Aquatic Specialist will assist the Aquatic Manager in:
Development, planning and supervision of recreation programs and special events at The Pointe, North Pointe Aquatic Center or other aquatic facilities.
Development, implementation and supervision of department special events.
Recruitment, hiring, and training, scheduling and evaluation of all aquatic personnel at both facilities.
Maintaining payroll records for all aquatic employees.
Assist in the management of all facets of pool operations, including aquatic instructional programs, swimming and diving team (including assisting with the coordination of parent reps and league representation), pool special events, front desk, concessions and pool mechanical systems.
Maintaining all certifications of aquatic staff.
Scheduling and conducting certification courses and certification reviews.
Handling grievances and/or discipline cases involving pool patrons. Reports serious cases to through the appropriate chain of command.
Planning, scheduling, organizing, implementing, and supervising other aquatic programs and activities based on the needs of the community.
Assist in preparing, coordinating, and disseminating all recreation publicity including seasonal publications, Ballwin Life Magazine and flyers.
Providing assistance to community organizations and the general public.
Maintaining records; prepares reports on participation, conducts participant program evaluations and surveys; assist with program registrations.
Supervision of facility rentals, payments and set-ups.
Recreation revenue and expense recommendations to the Aquatic Manager and Deputy Director of Recreation for coordination of annual budget.
Works cooperatively with neighboring municipalities, school districts and other organizations to coordinate services and facility use.
The Aquatic Specialist will be responsible for:
Schedule Monthly Inservices and Head Guard Meetings and keep records of attendance (Bi-weekly Inservices and weekly Head Guard Meetings during the summer season).
Maintaining a clean and safe environment for staff and patrons at both aquatic facilities.
Other duties/tasks delegated from the Aquatic Manager.
Operation of the Aquatic Facilities in the absence of the Aquatic Manager.
Ability to communicate effectively with staff, vendors and the public.
Acting as a lifeguard or swim instructor when needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques utilized in running an indoor and outdoor aquatic facility, to include: organizing, supervising staff, maintaining pool chemistry, mechanical systems, running aquatic programs, special events, and recreation programs.
Good knowledge of equipment, materials, and supplies required for specialized Aquatic activities.
Knowledge, training, and practical application of a progressive swim lesson program with teaching and coordinating instructors.
Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
Thorough knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to inclusion of individuals with disabilities in community recreation activities.
Available to periodically work weekends, opening and closing shifts.
Ability to organize and supervise seasonal and part-time employees.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff, inter-departmental staff, community organizations and the public.
EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM THE JOB:
Rescue tube, spine board, Resuscitator mask, Automated External Defibrillation, Automatic chemical control systems, Stenner pump chemical feeders, DPD pool chemistry, pool vacuum, RecTrac computer system, and city vehicles.
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Recreation or related field.
Two years of related aquatic experience.
Possess a current American Red Cross waterpark lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/PR, AED certifications.
Possess a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification.
Possess a valid American Red Cross Water Safety instructor certification or obtain within the first 6 months of hire.
Possess a valid NRPA Aquatic Facility Operator certification or NSPF Certified Pool and Spa Operator certification or obtain in the first year of employment.
Must have a current valid driver's license.
The Aquatics Supervisor manages the lifeguards and Swim Instructors by enforcing our standard operating procedures and keeping the pools safe. They maintain the cleanliness and order of our Aquatics Facilities. They act as a lifeguard when needed. The Aquatics Supervisor will also teach swim lessons, and assist in registering our members for swim programming.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Assists in managing & supporting all Aquatics Department Team Members
Provides exceptional customer service and meets the Members' needs and expectations
Promotes and sells all Aquatics & Life Time programs and services
Provides a safe, clean, and organized aquatics area for members
High School Diploma or GED
6 months of customer service experience
1 year of coaching and/or swim instructor experience
1 year of life-guarding experience
6 months of head guard or supervising experience
Red Cross CPR-PR, Lifeguard, and First Aid certified
- NSPF Certified Pool Operator (CPO)
Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor
Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Trainer
As an EDG Cycle Instructor at Life Time you will entertain, motivate, and coach indoor cycle participants using the latest in technology, performance metrics and a great sound system while having a blast promoting healthy living. As a Performer with Life Time, you will assist our members by educating, delivering, and connecting them to our industry leading strategy of the Core 3 method through Comprehensive Assessments, Personalized Nutrition and Lifestyles and Customized Workouts.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Delivers entertaining, motivational, safe, educational, and professional Indoor Cycling classes to ensure clients are satisfied with their workout program and remain motivated to attain their personal fitness goals
Meets daily class attendance goals and completes all administrative duties as required for this role
Demonstrates proficiency in using digital music technology and provides current music ensuring appropriate language
Provides excellent customer service by promptly responding to member needs, concerns, and questions and develops positive relationships with participants by leading inspiring, challenging and entertaining indoor cycling classes and engaging in conversation before and after classes
High School Diploma or GED
1 year of fitness instructor experience
CPR and AED certified within 3 months of hire
Nationally recognized Indoor Cycle Instructor, Training or Coaching Certification (Schwinn Cycling or Stages(preferred), Mad Dogg Spinning, Les Mills )
- Group Exercise Certification such as National Association of Sports Medicine, American Council of Exercise or American Fitness Aerobic Association
Tenure Track Position In Fisheries And Aquatic Ecology
Ice! Costumed Character Performer - Seasonal
Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus: extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space, to entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment, Gaylord Hotels makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking opportunities.
As a Gaylord Hotels STAR, you'll bring your warm smile, genuine excitement and a "consider it done" spirit to work. In return, you'll experience the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change?
Take the initiative. Enjoy the Rewards.
Lead and/or perform in Character themed shows following basic scripts and using improvisation during shows as needed. Must be a confident performer, who is capable of performing in front of, and engaging audiences in live-show activities.
May involve performing basic dance routines and singing. Will perform in character costume. Encourage, recruit, register, and schedule guests to participate in various activities.
Promote a fun, energized and comfortable atmosphere for guests. Provide information to guests about available recreation facilities and activities, including providing tours. Serve as Host for live events and activities.
Explain and promote the rules and regulations of the facility intended for the safety and welfare of guests. Observe activity in the facility and respond appropriately in accordance with local operating procedure in the event of an emergency. Be aware of possible situations where guests are not able to safely participate in an activity and inform supervisor/manager.
Prepare for show and clean and maintain equipment and supplies. Must have demonstrated experience in previous roles performing the following: accurately and consistently portray the pre-determined style, characteristics and mannerisms of each role without any deviation; perform inside bulky, hot costumes for long periods of time; maintain size and weight requirements based on costume's pre-determined size; work with large quantities of groups and children; stand for extended periods of time.
Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional.
Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect. Support team to reach common goals.
Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e. g., to identify defects). Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps.
Exposure to outdoor elements, wet and/or humid conditions as well as extreme heat/cold (non-environmental). Work near loud noises, around and in large crowds, and in tight and dark spaces, including in a large costume. Continual use of manual dexterity with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity. Maintain size and weight requirements based on costume's pre-determined size.
Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
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