Assistant Director, Aquatics

Location: Kansas City, KS (66111)
Company: Great Wolf Lodge
Salary: $0
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 15 days ago
Reposted: Today

Pay: $0 per year - $0 per year

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

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

  • Minimum 2 years Aquatics Management experience in similar size facility required.
  • Assistant Director Aquatics experience preferred.
  • 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


Web Reference : AJF/712819994-202
Posted Date : Wed, 29 May 2024

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