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Assistant Director of Aquatics

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job ID 12956656 Date posted 08/15/2019 Location Williamsburg, Virginia Job Type Full-time - Regular

The Assistant Director of Aquatics is responsible for assisting the Director with the overall management and operation of the waterpark, leadership and development of aquatics staff, and financial planning/execution. This role will serve as the Director of Aquatics in the Director's absence.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director in forecasting and executing departmental and safety budget
  • Develop and maintain inspection programs to support the waterpark operation
  • Assists in managing the department including; maintaining strong team atmosphere, scheduling, conducting training, general purchasing, and cleanliness program
  • Assists in developing Managers, Supervisors and Lifeguards for potential career advancement
  • Participates in the Manager-On-Duty (MOD) program and executes duties
  • Plans, administers, and monitors aquatics safety program(s) which comply with Great Wolf traditions, government regulations, and third-party requirements
  • Administers emergency procedures as necessary including emergency first aid, CPR, AED
  • Documents and tracks safety and OSHA related incidents and rescue reports for monthly, quarterly, and year end reporting to Management, E&A, and Employee Relations
  • Conduct monthly checks of safety equipment to ensure adequate supply levels and proper functionality of safety devices such as AEDs
  • Lead the Resort Safety Committee and participate in monthly Corporate Safety Committee calls
  • Instructs Ellis Lifeguard Training and assists with in-service trainings throughout the year

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • High School diploma or equivalent experience
  • Experience creating and maintaining documents with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Minimum of 2 years experience supervising, coaching, developing, leading, promoting teamwork, and providing effective feedback to employees
  • Ellis & Associates (E&A) International Lifeguard Training Program license
  • E&A Basic Leadership Training License
  • Experience in First Aid, CPR, and AED
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and/or Holidays as needed

Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • College Degree
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) license
  • Emergency Medical Technician or other medical background

Physical Requirements

  • Able to bend, stretch, and twist
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Able to climb multiple flights of stairs on daily basis and walk frequently
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