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Aquatics Supervisor

Aquatics Supervisor

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US-WI-Green Bay
Regular Full-Time

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This is a full time, exempt position with a pay range between $36,000-$43,000 per year. The Salvation Army offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, life, and vision insurance, pension eligibility, 403(b) plan, short term and long term disability, and generous paid time off.



The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.



In keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army, The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Green Bay provides facilities, programs and services that encourage, enrich, and strengthen children, adults, and seniors through positive life-changing experiences.




The Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for the overall administration and coordination of all program development, implementation, and ongoing operations related to the Kroc Aquatics Center which includes a zero-depth recreation pool with slide, water spray structure, and lazy river, a four-lane, twenty-five yard lap pool with additional recreation components; two “wet” party rooms; all related mechanical/plumbing equipment and support areas, and all recreational/instructional program equipment.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.


  1. Provide oversight in the ongoing management and administration of the aquatic center.
  2. Oversees the general operation of the aquatic center including lap lanes, waterpark, lazy river, waterslide, and party rooms. Coordinate the use of the aquatic center, including scheduled hours for membership use.
  3. Develop and implement aquatics-related programs and special events, including use by outside groups.
  4. Develop and manage the short- and long-range planning process for the aquatic center, paying special attention to setting goals and objectives consistent with the overall mission of the Kroc Center.
  5. Proactively ensure a safe environment throughout the aquatic center for all Kroc Center staff, volunteers, program participants, and users of the facility.
  6. Develop systems and policies that safeguard the facilities, supplies, and equipment of the aquatic center.
  7. Supervise the hiring and training of aquatic center staff in accordance to The Salvation Army and Kroc Center hiring/personnel guidelines.  Ensure all aquatic center staff are properly and accurately trained and certified in the safe and proper delivery of aquatic activities, proper use of all machinery and aquatic equipment, measurement and logging of chemical readings and usage.
  8. Plan, direct, and guide the aquatic center staff in their development. Conduct evaluations of the aquatic center staff, making recommendations with regard to individual career path and commensurate goals and objectives.
  9. Conduct regular staff meetings for all aquatic center staff.
  10. Coordinate and administer the overall aquatic center budget, assuming a lead role in the financial development and ongoing fiscal management of the aquatic center, assisting the Director of Programs, as directed and/or needed.
  11. Develop processes and systems to analyze ongoing aquatic center trends with regard to income, expense, attendance, usage, and program direction.
  12. Develop and implement methods, programs, and promotional strategies to increase aquatic center programs attendance and revenue.
  13. Develop and administer a program for initial and ongoing training, special recognition, and certification requirements/opportunities for all aquatic center staff.
  14. Coordinate the ongoing maintenance of the aquatic facilities with outside vendor.  Coordinates maintenance and repair of all aquatic center equipment, systems, and components with the Facilities Manager.
  15. Maintain records and generate reports regarding programs and operations as needed.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT: Uses a variety of office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax machine, copiers, printers and projection machines. Operate motor vehicles in the execution of some essential functions.




Bachelor’s Degree in Sport / Recreation Management or equivalent preferred.


Minimum of 3 years of continuous experience in lifeguarding and swim lesson instruction in a group environment. Experience working with adults, youth, and children.


Minimum of 2 years of staff supervision experience.

  • OR –

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.




Current certifications from the American Red Cross in the following areas:



            Lifeguard Instructor

            First Aid

            CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer

            Blood-borne Pathogen

            Water Safety Instructor


Must have or be able to obtain all of the above certifications within 120 days of hire.


Current Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator certification or the ability to obtain this certification within 90 days of hire is required. 


Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.


Applicant must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license with clearance to drive from The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier.



  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong personnel management skills, including the ability to delegate, motivate, and create a sense of team among the staff.
  • Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self-directed schedule. 
  • Ability to address multiple projects in a timely manner while being responsive and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances. 
  • Exercise good judgment in personal actions, personnel management, and business matters.
  • Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office products, e-mail, and Internet.
  • Must be available to work weeknights, weekends, and holidays, as may be required.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job is performed at times in an office environment at normal room temperature.  The noise level in this work environment is usually low.

For other duties of this job, such as outdoor special events and community center activities, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.




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