Aquatic Coordinator and Operations Assistant

Bay City, Michigan
Starting Salary $30,663 – $34,024
Aug 29, 2017
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Community College


  • Responsible for planning, promoting and implementing a community instructional swim program, water exercise classes and at least one lifesaving class per year.
  • Train and supervise aquatic staff, and keep appropriate records to ensure all aquatics staff are trained, qualified, and certified in their respective areas. This includes frequent in-service training.
  • Assist with the supervision of daily operations, including scheduling of FRC aquatics work shifts and their daily responsibilities.
  • Assist in emergency situations, which may involve providing care or supervising the implementation of emergency procedures.
  • Supervise or assist with the setup and teardown of equipment for programs, special events, and other miscellaneous activities.
  • Supervise or assist with preventative maintenance and regular cleaning of exercise equipment, aquatic equipment and FRC facilities.
  • Serve as point person for resolving problems and/or customer service issues, while maintaining a positive customer experience.
  • Provide guidance, leadership and supervision to FRC staff, programs, and facilities.
  • Work a variable work schedule including evening and weekend work.


  • Specific certification, training, apprenticeship or experience in addition to high school diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge of fitness and recreation related facility operations including: staff responsibilities, operations, scheduling, programs, and policies.
  • Must have Red Cross (or equivalent) Lifeguard, First Aid, AED, and CPR Certifications.
  • Lifeguard instructor certification is preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in a supervisory role in an aquatics program in a similar facility.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to see and hear cries of help.


  • Bachelors degree in related field.