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Great Wolf Lodge-Traverse City “Tatonka” is recognized as an employer of choice in Northern Michigan. Our 370 pack members focus each and every day on providing our guests with first-in-class, customized guest service that sets Great Wolf Resorts apart from its competition.

The leaders of our pack have many years of experience in hospitality and inspire an organizational culture unlike any other in Northern Michigan. Saying that we work in a team setting doesn’t adequately explain the support and synergy that can be found in a culture like Great Wolf’s where actively engaged leadership, a happy and friendly work environment, the clear desire to achieve, and the most fun one could have while earning a paycheck all come together!

We work hard and play hard with pack member parties and wolf pack celebrations. We have excellent benefits and incentives and competitive pay. If you want to be part of a family, learn from years of experience, and be proud of the impact of your work, we encourage you to apply today and invite you to join the pack!

Aquatics Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job ID 15334094 Date posted 02/14/2020 Location Traverse City, Michigan Job Type Full-time - Regular

The Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for strengthening our lifeguard team through the delivery of superior service and safety. This person will be expected to enhance the waterpark experience for both Guests and Team Members through their personal drive, safety oriented behaviors, and commitment to creating a positive working environment. Guests can feel safe and enjoy a worry free adventure at our waterparks under the Supervisor's direction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in the training, supervision, and coordination of lifeguards with park management towards ensuring the protection of the lives and safety of park guests
  • Responsible for the management of the lifeguards in their assigned area, enforcing established rules, complying with regulations and maintaining a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Follow and enforce established park and employee rules, regulations and procedures
  • Perform supervisory tasks of a team, including resolving conflict, coaching and developing others, promoting teamwork, and performance management

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR and Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Training
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug screen

Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • Good oral communication skills
  • Availability to work flexible hours and varied shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with team-oriented approach.
  • 2+ years of experience in aquatics operation: lifeguarding, lifeguard training, swim instruction, and CPO/AFO

Physical Requirements

  • Swim 50 yards in 4 ft. of water and retrieve a 10 lb brick at bottom of water
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a humid, warm environment and be immersed in water for extended periods of time
  • Position sometimes requires the ability to lift, push, and pull at least 50 lbs and up to 100 lbs
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs
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