CPRS Job Listing

Job Ad ID: 1210

Aquatics/Rec Facility Manager

Salary: $46,891 - $52,746 annually DOQ
Location: Rexburg, Idaho
Closing Date: November 21, 2021


Perform the management duties associated with Rexburg Rapids, Splash Pad, and Kidsburg/The Zone including: public interaction and sales, recruiting, hiring, training, daily operations, supervising staff and enforcing rules, and maintaining records and reports.




Works under the direct supervision of the Recreation Director.


Full-time, regular, exempt



  • Oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of the marketing plan for the assigned facilities.
  • Supervise facility staff in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws including interviewing, hiring, qualifying and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Coordinate with the Certified Pool Operators to ensure the maintenance, cleanliness and regulatory compliance of the aquatic facility.
  • Develops and maintains aquatic programs and promotions, including swimming lessons
  • Works with outside groups and cooperative programs, private parties with regards to the use of the aquatic facility
  • Develops and updates capital improvement plans for the assigned recreation facilities. Identifies, contracts and schedules regular upkeep, maintenance and repairs.
  • Obtains sponsorships for specified recreation facilities and implements the sponsorship agreement conditions.
  • Follows proper purchasing procedures to obtain equipment and supplies for the assigned recreation facilities.  Ensures that budgets are monitored and adhered to.
  • Assists the Recreation Director in establishing, implementing, monitoring, and meeting annual objectives, goals, and vision for the Recreation Department; recommends policies and procedures to the Director; converts strategies to action plans; communicates and enforces City ordinances and department policies.
  • Develops and administers recreation surveys and completes evaluations for all recreation facilities; recommends facility changes to the Director; assists the Recreation Director in the development and the update of the department’s master plan;
  • Communicates with and responds to inquiries from City employees and public, regarding City facilities, events, and recreation programs.
  • Help administer computer registrations, appointments, and scheduling.
  • Assists in organizing, planning, designing, and distributing the comprehensive recreation and special events seasonal guides, flyers, email correspondence, social media, and other marketing and advertising as needed.
  • Acts as a resource for management and staff; provides technical support within area of responsibility.
  • Other tasks as assigned.



Graduation from college with a bachelor’s degree in a related field;
and two (2) years of facility management, certified swimming instruction, or related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.




Knowledge of:

Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of managing recreation/aquatic facilities; the philosophy and objectives of community recreation facilities; the rules and regulations of a variety of aquatics and recreational activities; public relations and marketing of recreation facilities; modern office management practices and procedures; budget preparation and control; basic accounting and bookkeeping; interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; common recreational, cultural and social needs of various age groups; and principles and practices of supervision and training; state and federal regulations governing facility and pool operations; climate control systems; aquatics structures; water filtration systems; chemical handling; air balancing systems; public health standards related to pool operations; considerable skill in interpersonal relations and cooperative problem-solving.

Ability to:

  • Ability to evaluate facility personnel effectiveness and efficiency; plan, coordinate and supervise the daily operation and general and preventive maintenance of recreation facilities; develop aquatic activities to meet the needs of the community; read, interpret, and apply rules, policies and procedures; observe health and safety regulations; principles and practices of water safety, swim instruction, lifeguarding, first aid and CPR instruction; operate a variety of office equipment such as personal computers and calculators; establish and maintain a variety of record keeping, and tracking systems; communicate effectively with staff, other agencies and the general public; make oral presentations and facilitate group meetings; train, supervise, and evaluate staff and volunteers; work independently with little direction; organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner for self and others; analyze situations and identify pertinent problems and issues; prepare complex written material, which may include grant applications and agenda reports; and recommend and implement appropriate courses of action.
  • Work independently or with little training and supervision to complete tasks necessary for facilities to be successful
  • Meet deadlines
  • Display a professional image to the public and demonstrate excellent customer service skills

Special Qualifications:

NSPF Certified Pool Operator or NRPA Aquatic Facility Operator
ARC Lifeguard

Professional Rescuer CPR-PR, AED and First Aid
ARC Water Safety Instructor or equivalent

Must be familiar with and comply with the rules and certifications as set forth by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and as published in the “Rules Governing Construction and Operation of Public Swimming Pools in Idaho.”

Incumbent of the position performs in a climate controlled environment, on occasions the incumbent may work in hot or cold weather, the incumbent will often need to work evenings and weekends and on occasion lift at least 50 pounds. Related hazards may be encountered under controlled conditions including chemicals associated with a pool; contact with blood borne pathogens, (and other) body fluids; and other communicable diseases. Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in normal course of job performance. Workers are frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electric shock.

How To Apply:

Go to the link below to fill out an application. For any questions, please contact us at jeff.crowther@rexburg.org.



Agency: City of Rexburg, Idaho
Apply To: 35 N. 1st E.

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Contact Name: Jeff Crowther
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