Aquatics Manager (Management Specialist II)

City of Charlottesville
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

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This position is responsible for the direct management of all Aquatic Facility Operations, Programs, and Maintenance to include two (2) outdoor swimming pools, two (2) indoor facilities and (4) spray grounds. Work is performed independently, managing core Division business functions, support systems and operational capabilities, using strategic management techniques. Responsible for the supervision of seven (7) full-time staff and approximately 120 temporary staff. Performs other duties as assigned. Reports to a Deputy Director or Director of Parks & Recreation, dependent upon assignment.

The hiring salary will be between $69,992 and $88,046.40 annually. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a full-time, exempt, position. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City's retirement options, gym reimbursement program, and continuing education/training opportunities.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in park/recreation-related work, including responsible administrative/managerial experience, preferably in the aquatics field;
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in recreation and park management or other pertinent related field. (One year of relevant work experience may be substituted for each year of the required higher education);
  • Certified Pool Operator or must have within six (6) months of hire;
  • Requires a valid Virginia driver's license by start date of employment.

**Effective November 1, 2021, all newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement.**

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

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