Aquatics Director

<strong>We are looking for a Aquatics Director<span id="job_summary" class="summary">&nbsp;to oversee all swimming pool operations and ensure the safety and enjoyment of members, their families and their guests who utilize the pool area.&nbsp; This is a seasonal position that begins mid-May and end Labor Day.</span></strong>

Bloomfield Township, MI

Oakland Hills Country Club

<p>Founded in 1916, Oakland Hills Country Club has, and will continue to play a significant role in the history of golf in the United States. Walter Hagen, five time PGA Champion, was the club's first head professional. The South Course has played host to 17 Major Championships including: six U.S. Opens; two U.S. Senior Opens; U.S. Women&rsquo;s Amateur; two U.S. Men&rsquo;s Amateurs; Western Open; the Carling World Open; the 35th Ryder Cup in 2004; and three PGA Championships--including the 90th PGA Championship in 2008. Some of the greatest players ever to play the game including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Ben Hogan have competed and won on the famed South Course, also known as "The Monster". The membership is proud of the heritage of their club and consider themselves stewards of a national golf treasure.</p>

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Overview: <p>Oversees all swimming pool operations including Club policies and procedures, first aid, scheduling of the staff, limited pool maintenance, swim lessons and other various aquatic programs.&nbsp; Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include evenings, weekdays, weekends and holidays.</p>
Responsibilities: Skills: <br /> <ul> <li>Swimming with proficiency and endurance</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Working independently and delegating tasks</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Effectively training, supervising and evaluating staff</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Making recommendation on policies, procedures and program elements based upon observations and data.</li> </ul> <br />Certifications: <br /> <ul> <li>&nbsp;Current certification as a lifeguard by a recognized source of training (i.e. Red Cross); Certified in CPR.</li> </ul> Physical Demands: <br /> <ul> <li>Frequently required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, stand, sit, talk and hear.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Reach with hands and arms.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Ability to move up to 50 pounds.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>&nbsp;Is prepared for work</li> <li>Present and on time for scheduled work.&nbsp; Work clothing is complete, clean and pressed.</li> <li>Effectively communicates, develops harmony &amp; positive working relationships with all departments and staff at all levels.</li> <li>Effectively trains, schedules and supervises pool staff.</li> <li>Prioritizes daily work assignments and performs daily duties in the most efficient manner.</li> <li>Submits time sheets to the payroll department on a timely basis.</li> <li>Accurate record keeping and billing of pool guest fees.</li> <li>Knows Club events schedules</li> <li>Maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas</li> <li>Ensure proper stock items are in place at the beginning of each shift (towels, sunscreen, etc.).</li> <li>Pool area is clean and organized at all times.</li> <li>Inspects facilities for cleanliness; completes general pool cleaning and maintenance duties.</li> <li>Performs pool chemical checks using water test kid and records readings.&nbsp; Adjusts chemicals for water imbalances.</li> <li>Provides general information on pool operations to members and their guests.</li> <li>Supervises the maintenance of equipment and supplies. Ensures that all pool equipment is operated correctly and stored safely.</li> <li>Minimizes and/or eliminate safety hazards.&nbsp; Investigates complaints and accidents and fills out appropriate forms to document.</li> <li>Head Coach for Club Swim Team.</li> <li>Teaches techniques and methods of swimming instruction for all age and skill levels.</li> <li>Sets up pool for various activities such as laps, classes, &nbsp;and swim meets.</li> <li>Coordinates with Catering for proper set up for swim meets or other swim events.</li> <li>Creates a safe and fun atmosphere for staff and members.</li> <li>Markets club activities, products and services to members and guests.</li> <li>Appropriately suggests any club events that are up coming.</li> <li>Encourages member participation in club events and activities.</li> <li>Provides quality experiences for all members, guests and staff.</li> <li>Acknowledges members, guests, and staff promptly, making eye contact and smiling.</li> <li>Acts as an emissary of member needs and requests by: <ul> <li>Communicate pleasantly and positively.</li> <li>Greeting members by name (i.e. Mr.______, Mrs.____ ) whenever possible. First name basis only with co-workers.</li> <li>Solicits opportunities for assistance to members.</li> <li>Responds timely to the urgency of the member/guests needs.</li> <li>Accepts responsibility for problems, which may develop regardless of the cause.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Uses proper phone etiquette at all times.</li> <li>Performs other duties as assigned or as necessary.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>