CPRS Job Listing
Aquatics Recreation Coordinator
We are seeking a Recreation Coordinator for Aquatics to be a part of the El Dorado Hills Community Services District which is recognized as the premier park, recreation, and local community services organization with a passion for providing excellent services and facilities and protecting the quality of life and environment of the community.
The Recreation Coordinator supports our Aquatics program and performs professional work in the development and direction of a variety of aquatic activities designed to meet the needs and interests of the community. This position will oversee aquatic staff of Pool Managers, Head Guards, Swim Instructors, and Lifeguards during instruction and public swim hours. The Recreation Coordinator will also plan, promote, and direct aquatics programs and events for a wide variety of age groups, including American Red Cross Lifeguard Training classes, swim lessons, public swim, Junior Lifeguard program, pool rentals and swim clinics. This position also oversees and creates the scheduling of Pool Managers, Head Guards, Swim Instructors, and Lifeguards to ensure proper staffing levels during all hours of operation. This position will also have responsibilities that will include other Recreation programming areas outside of Aquatics. An example of duties are:
- Accepts responsibility for organizing, implementing and coordinates the activities of one or more District recreation programs, such as youth development, summer camp, day camp, after school, preschool, teen, sports, senior center, and volunteer programs and special events.
- Receives and responds to public inquiries about program offerings; promotes public awareness of available recreation services; ensures excellent customer service is provided to the public.
- Leads and oversees the work of recreation staff and/or volunteers; recommends disciplinary actions to Recreation Supervisors as needed; prepares employee/volunteer schedules; verifies and checks staff/volunteer timecards; submits timecards to Recreation Supervisor or appropriate personnel.
- Plans program content on a monthly/periodic basis; prepares monthly calendars listing program activities and themes; reviews plans and calendars with a Recreation Supervisor for approval; may purchase necessary supplies with authorization; identifies and schedules site locations and needed equipment; prepares and maintains program and event schedules; sets up for and cleans up after all program activities.
- Researches new program ideas; identifies and sources staffing and materials needed for program implementation.
- Develops, coordinates and implements one or more areas of assigned recreation programs; oversees classes, activities, and programs for participants, staff and volunteers; may instruct special classes and staff/volunteer training.
- Monitors and directs program activities; handles discipline needs; completes accident and incident reports and follows up with parents when necessary; speaks with parents regarding their concerns and complaints; takes roll call periodically throughout the day; tallies participants hourly attendance in programs; tracks daily attendance; sort participant timecards into folders.
- As assigned, works with the public to assist them in registering classes and events; facilitates the scheduling and payment process.
- Handles disciplinary issues with program participants and through interactions with parents; when unable to resolve issue, refers to Recreation Supervisor.
- Maintains a variety of records and reports on program activities, attendance, supplies and other pertinent information.
- May assist the Recreation Supervisor in creating and developing recreation program components including manuals, guidelines and procedures.
- Conducts research regarding assigned areas; drafts reports and other written materials; and submits to supervisor for approval.
- Creates flyers and other promotional items; arranges field trips; works special events, including teen and youth dances, holiday activities, etc.
- Assists in the organization, implementation and evaluation of rules and procedures.
- Performs related duties as required.
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, supplemented by 60 units of college level coursework in recreation, early education, liberal studies, physical education or a related field.
Two (2) years of recreation program operational support experience.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid class C California driver's license.
- Current CPR and First Aid certification, or ability to obtain within 45 days of starting work.
- Possession of a valid Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED for the Professional Rescuer certificate issued by the American Red Cross, or ability to obtain within 45 days of starting work.
- Possession of a Valid Title 22 First Aid for Public Safety Personnel certificate issued by the American Red Cross, or ability to obtain within 45 days of starting work.
- Possession of an American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certificate, or ability to obtain within 45 days of starting work.