Aquatics Director | Beach Club

Rye, NY

POSITION: Aquatics Director

LOCATION: Westchester Country Club | Rye, NY

DEPARTMENT: Beach Club - Aquatics

COMPENSATION: $1,000-$2,000 weekly commensurate with experience, Exempt position, Benefits

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

The Aquatics Director is responsible for the leadership and day-to-day operations of the Beach Club Aquatics Department including safe pool and beach operation, staff supervision, program development, strategic planning and budget control while complying with the highest safety standards and practices. This position will report to the Beach Club Manager / Operations Director.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

- Provide oversight and guidance for Aquatics Department as a whole, including Aquatics Supervisors, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Camp swim instruction, Swim Coach, Sailing and Boat Attendants, Beach Attendants

- Manage day-to-day Aquatics Department operations, assuring all teams are functioning as needed and performing all necessary tasks in accordance with expectations

- Maintain awareness of all Club policies and assure all Aquatics staff are in compliance with said policies

- Assure the safe operation, cleanliness, and maintenance of (2) outdoor pools, (2) beachfronts, pool mechanicals and watercraft activities

- Oversee the hiring and training of Aquatics staff

- Oversee scheduling of all Aquatics staff to assure adequate coverage across all functional teams

- Act as point of contact for all Aquatics Department matters of leadership as well as Members and Guests

- Provide thorough, hands-on supervision of Aquatics staff, assuring all safety policies are adhered to

- Assist Director of Club Operations – Beach Club with budget monitoring and maintenance

- Be prepared to perform swim instruction and lifeguarding as necessary

 

INCIDENTAL DUTIES:

The above list of essential job functions describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.  

 

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

- Adhere to all WCC guidelines, policies and procedures

- Carry out all reasonable requests made by the Director of Club Operations – Beach Club

- Availability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

- Demonstrate strong leadership skills to Aquatics Department staff as well as Beach Club staff

- Ability to multitask and handle pressure in a professional manner

- Ability to work as part of a team


JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

The following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory and mental abilities normally associated with performing the essential functions of this position. 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Minimum of 3 years’ Aquatics experience in a supervisory capacity

- CPR/AED Certified for Professional Rescuer

- Certified Pool Operator (CPO) License

- WSI (American Red Cross) or comparable certification

- Current Lifeguard Certification or Lifeguard Instructor Certification

- First Aid Certified

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

- Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

- Physical mobility to properly use aquatic equipment and to respond to critical incidents

- Physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation

- Fiscal management skills, professional demeanor and the ability to work well with Members/Guests as well as staff

- Ability to certify CPR & Lifeguards a plus

- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel a plus

 

LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

- Must be able to communicate and interact professionally with Members, Guests and employees English language (verbal and in writing)

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY AND MOTOR DEMANDS:

- Frequent standing for extended periods of time

- Frequent walking to monitor Aquatics activity across Beach Club property

JOB CODE: 12032833