Swimming Pool Manager I

County of San Diego
$22 - $26 Per hour CA 5500 Overland Ave #410, San Diego, CA 92123, United States
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Overview

JOB INFORMATION

See NOTE(S) below for future wage increases and/or additional compensation opportunities.


SWIMMING POOL MANAGER I CANDIDATES MUST APPLY BEFORE TAKING THE PERFORMANCE TEST. ONCE APPLICATIONS ARE APPROVED, CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED REGARDING THE SPECIFIC DATE, TIME AND LOCATION.



Swimming Pool Manager I positions lead, evaluate and supervise the work of subordinates and volunteers; administer and teach swimming classes; perform pool maintenance; administer first aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as needed; keep records and write reports; publicize and market new and existing aquatic programs; develop fund raising activities; plan and conduct special aquatic events; coordinate staffing schedules; conduct specialized staff training; provide information to the public about pool and facility regulations, policies and procedures; and perform other duties as assigned.



      NOTES:

  • Employees in job classifications represented by Municipal Employees Association (MEA) are scheduled to receive the following general wage increases: 

    4% effective 7/1/24 

    2% effective 1/1/25 

    5% effective 7/1/25

  • Eligible benefitted employees originally hired on or after July 10, 2021, will be automatically enrolled in the San Diego City Employees Retirement System (SDCERS).
  • Swimming Pool Manager I positions are available in full-time (benefitted) and part-time (limited/hourly) employment.
  • Swimming Pool Manager I employees may be assigned to work on holidays, weekends and evenings. 
  • Swimming Pool Manager I employees must be available to work June through August as scheduled with NO vacation leave.
  • Swimming Pool Manager I employees may be assigned to work at multiple pool sites including portable community pools. 
  • Swimming Pool Manager I employees may be assigned to perform supervisory functions, and/or act in a lead capacity under the supervision of a Swimming Pool Manager II or III. 
  • Swimming Pool Manager I employees are required to wear a standard uniform that is prescribed by the Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Swimming Pool Manager I employees may require knowledge of competitive swimming, water polo and water exercise.
  • Prior to employment, all applicants must pass a pass/fail performance test. Should you fail any part of the performance test, only one retest will be permitted on the same test date. 
  • California State Law requires all persons hired in these positions to obtain certificates in CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard Training and re-qualify as required to retain employment. 
  • Swimming Pool Manager I employees must take and pass a performance test periodically to retain employment.
  • In accordance with California Public Resources Code section 5163, all persons holding Swimming Pool Manager I positions must get tested for tuberculosis (TB) when hired and every four years thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.
 
AGE: 18 years of age or older.
 
EXPERIENCE: Six months of full-time experience as a Swimming Instructor, Assistant Manager or Manager of a swimming pool which provides an organized aquatic instruction program.
 
CERTIFICATES: You must have ALL of the following valid certificates:

  1. American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid Certificate.
  2. American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response Certificate.
  3. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certificate.
  4. American Red Cross CPR/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Lifeguard Certificate or American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED Essentials Certificate.
      NOTES:
  • For information on certificate requirements, please check the following website for a listing of upcoming training classes: . You may also contact Parks and Recreation Department staff at .
  • All certificates MUST be valid.
  • Proof of current registration (enrollment) in any of the required certificate programs and/or letters from instructors are NOT acceptable.
  • Applicants who have completed the required training but have not received their certificate(s) may submit a copy of the American Red Cross Course Record showing successful completion.
  • An equivalent certificate from a lifeguard training program must be approved by the California Department of Public Health.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE:
  • Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certificate.
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certificate.
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level I Certificate.
  • United States Water Polo (USWP) Level I Certificate.
  • American Exercise Association (AEA) Aquatic Fitness Professional Certificate.
  • Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Primary Group Exercise Instructor Certificate.
  • Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAPHERD) Adapted Aquatics Instructor Certificate.
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate.
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Certificate.
  • American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel Instructor (Title 22) Certificate.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):
Front and back copies of ALL of the following certificates:
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid Certificate.
  • American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response Certificate.
  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certificate.
  • American Red Cross CPR/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Lifeguard Certificate or American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED Essentials Certificate.
  • American Red Cross Course Record showing successful completion of required training, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
  • Equivalent certificate from a lifeguard training program, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center:  City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.

SCREENING PROCESS

The screening process will consist of the following components:

  1. APPLICATION REVIEW:   Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system.  If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met.
  2. PERFORMANCE TEST:  The performance test is a pass/fail examination which consists of the following two timed events:
  • A 300-yard swim test using the front crawl that must be completed in 6 MINUTES OR LESS.
  • An object retrieval/active victim rescue which includes swimming approximately 25 yards using any approach stroke; performing a surface dive to locate and recover an object at a depth of up to 12 feet; performing a victim rescue using the breaststroke or front crawl approach stroke; and removing the victim from the water.
Performance Test Date

:  Approved applicants will be notified regarding the specific date, time and location. You must have a Performance Test Appointment Notice in order to be admitted to the test.

 Reexamination Eligibility

: If you fail the performance test, you may reapply ONE MONTH (30 days) after your most recent test date.


     NOTES:

  • Performance test weight......100%
  • If you are a current City of San Diego Pool Guard or Swimming Pool Manager, you may waive the performance test.
  • Performance test candidates must provide valid government-issued identification, with photograph (driver license, military ID, Department of Motor Vehicles ID, passport) on the day of the performance test.
  • Should you fail any part of the performance test, only one retest will be permitted on the same test date.
Candidates who pass the performance test will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.
 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes applicable to this position, which may include the following: confirmation of citizenship or legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review and exam (which may include drug and alcohol testing); reference checks; and fingerprinting. Fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes, including a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All screening processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test result for alcohol, cannabis/marijuana, illegal drugs, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, or misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening or selection process, may constitute cause for disqualification or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an express or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Candidates must notify the Personnel Department of any change in their name, mailing address, email address, or phone number, otherwise they may miss employment opportunities.


 

Rev. 8 - July

3, 2023 (Pay Notes Added)
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