CPRS Job Listing

Job Ad ID: 1717

Aquatics Director

Salary: 62,400-66,000
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Closing Date: June 20, 2022

Make a SPLASH with us! We are hiring our next Aquatic Director. Are you ready to share your passion with our mission?

OUR CULTURE: Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. At the Y, we work to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionally every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


This Team Leader position is an instrumental position in the overall direction, coordination, operation, and success of the Aquatic Department.  The Aquatic Director will ensure the department meets or exceeds financial goals, while providing remarkable leadership in areas of member & staff experience, as well as retention and growth of programs and membership. The position will create an atmosphere that ensures member satisfaction and promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with Y mission, core values, policies and procedures.


· Effective communication skills and ability to work with a diverse population

· Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules, and directs personnel/volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.

· Cultivates a member-focused team. Determine required core competencies, skills & trainings as needed

· Ability to support members in their health & wellness journey through relationship building.

· Work with the Membership Director to ensure a positive member experience.

· Oversees all aspects/operations of community programs/partnerships

· Monitors daily operations to ensure consistent safety standards are being met across all aquatic operations.

· Ensure all staff are current with required certifications, as well as assisting in providing CPR/First Aid classes, lifeguard/instructor training.

· Maintains accurate records as required by the Y and/or the state Health Department code.

· Ability to work, adapt and prioritize in a rapidly changing environment.

· Responsible for working with the Bldgs/Grounds Director to ensure cleanliness, maintenance, upkeep and safety of pool area. Make recommendations when new equipment is needed.

· Proven ability in forecasting, budgeting and fiscal management, program growth, management and development

· Analyze and evaluate data, systems & processes to recognize growth and retention opportunities, ensuring a diverse offering of classes and programs.

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies. Ability to respond to and resolve common inquiries or concerns.

· Actively participates in all fundraising efforts

· Integral part of Leadership Team; serving as Manager on Duty, attending weekly meetings.

· Participate & support various Y/community events.

· Identify, develop and nurture collaborative relationships with community organizations

· Perform other duties deemed necessary



  • Minimum 21 years of age

· Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent combination of education & experience

· 2 or more years’ experience in managing aquatic operations, or related programs and services.

· Must possess all required lifeguard/instructor certifications (Title 22/American Red Cross/YMCA) or obtain within 90 days of employment

· Must have current First Aid/CPR w/AED or obtain within 30 days of employment

· Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills

· Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations effectively

· High level of proficiency in MS Office applications: Excel, Word, Publisher & Outlook.

· Must live within a maximum of 20 miles of the YMCA facility

· Complete all required new employee trainings within 90 days of hire

How To Apply:

Email resume to humanresources@scfymca.org 

Agency: Sonoma County Family YMCA
Apply To: 1111 College Avenue

Website: Go to Website
Attached File:
Contact Name: Suzanne Greene-Tesconi
HR/Recruitment Coordinator
Contact Email: stesconi@scfymca.org
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