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Aquatics Manager



Under general direction of the Assistant Director, Fitness Facilities, this position develops and manages the operations, facilities, and programming of the Aquatics unit at UCSF.  The incumbent is responsible for program planning and management, coordinating staff scheduling, facility operations, managing risk and safety, and program promotions as it relates to the identified program area. This position performs in-depth analysis and works as a team or independently to administer complex existing projects/programs and contributes to service enhancements/improvements.  The incumbent must be aware of current industry trends and have field experience.  Incumbent will design safe and effective programs, implement and supervise said programs for UCSF students, Fitness & Recreation members, and the UCSF community; and perform other duties as assigned including but not limited to maintenance and management of equipment and facilities.

The position is independently responsible for overseeing pool chemical and maintenance by UCSF Facility Services, engineering team, Fitness and Recreation Building Maintenance Workers, and outside pool service vendor.  Overseeing pool chemical maintenance and pool mechanical maintenance. 

The position is responsible for oversight of required certifications for Aquatics staff for lifeguards and instructors.  These include the following for lifeguards:

CPR/AED for Lifeguards, validity period one year, course time is 5 hours
Lifeguarding and First Aid Training, validity period three years, course time 32.5 hours
First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22), validity period three years, course time 15 hour


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Assistant GM of Aquatics, Sports, and Special Events

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics and recreation program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions and support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives.

Aligned with the pioneering spirit of Stanford University, Stanford Recreation and Wellness is committed to bold and purposeful engagement. We ignite a culture of belonging and wellbeing through movement, adventure, play, and learning. Our fifty full-time staff and over 400 part-time staff manage eight recreation facilities at one of the world’s most beautiful universities.

Hosting over a million visits annually, we work cohesively, lead with courage, and pursue and revere excellence. We are building a community that is inclusive and a diverse team that is committed to excellence. We take risks. We are willing to lead. We do the right thing. We create innovative solutions. We develop our employees. We promote a culture of gratitude and recognition. We have fun. If that sounds like you, join us.


Reporting to the Stanford Redwood City (SWRC) Recreation and Wellness Center General Manager, the Assistant General Manager of Aquatics, Sports, and Special Events oversees the execution of the day-to-day operation of the SRWC pool and the development and management of aquatics, sports and special events.


Aquatics Coordinator

Highlands Recreation and Park District

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Come work for a vibrant and enthusiastic recreation team who takes pride in serving the community and providing exceptional guest experiences.  Our offerings include early childhood education programs, aquatics, after school programs, tennis, and a wide variety of unique classes and activities for all ages groups.  Be part of a tight knit community and work environment that feels like a family. 


Under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Supervisor, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the Highlands aquatics programs and facility and performing related tasks as required. Supervises lifeguards and swim instructors.

Salary: $24 - $30 Hourly with Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits included.


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Application Deadline: Open until filled.

The Lifeguard works under direct supervision of the Aquatics Manager and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Aquatics unit, which include customer service, patron safety, pool maintenance, emergency procedures/evacuations, and daily safety checks of the swimming pools, and surrounding areas.

UCSF Fitness and Recreation operates two fitness centers at UCSF.  We provide fitness and wellbeing services to UCSF Students, Faculty, Staff and Community members through a broad range of fitness, recreation, aquatics, personal training, outdoor programs, and health and wellness programs.  

We make life better here by inspiring fitness and wellbeing for everyone.  UCSF Fitness and Recreation’s mission is to enrich the human spirit, quality of life, and community at UCSF. We are passionate fitness and recreation professionals committed to doing quality work.  We fulfill that mission by providing our members with exceptional service, knowledgeable staff, a wide variety of activities, and a clean environment.  We are a customer service division, providing needed services on all UCSF campus sites and delivering these services with PRIDE: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence.

Salary: $23.26-$28.33/hour (DOE)


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Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Greater Vallejo Recreation District

Application Deadline: Until filled or fully staffed.

The Greater Vallejo Recreation District is a Special Service District that has been serving area residents for over sixty years. As a Special Service District, GVRD operates as a separate government agency from the City of Vallejo. GVRD manages 407 acres of public park space including 20 neighborhood parks, 10 community parks, 6 special purpose parks, and Olympic-size swimming pool and 4 community centers.  GVRD maintains over 1,000 acres of public land. 


GVRD is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. With 30 plus full time and approximately 155 part-time and seasonal employees, GVRD operates on a 2019-2020 fiscal year budget of $7.9 million for general fund operations and Measure K funding amounting to $2.2 million.  The Measure K funding is being utilized to purchase necessary equipment, improve parks, facilities.

Responsible for the safety and general welfare of patrons. Will instruct in the Learn-to-Swim

Salary: $17.50/hour-$18.50/hour


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Recreation Services Manager - Aquatics, Special Interest, Special Events & Marketing

Sunrise Recreation and Park District

Application Deadline: Open until filled

The Recreation Services Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Aquatics Division and will work within other areas of Recreation Division throughout the year. This includes the management of the District’s swimming pools, programs, and budgets for the Aquatics Division. Additionally, under the general guidance of the Recreation and Community Services Superintendent, they are responsible for the development and implementation of standards and procedures and establish general direction, goals, and priorities. Finally, they also direct division personnel and budget, makes recommendations for division, presents oral and written reports, and operates computer systems.

Salary: $74,058.78 to $90,009.18 annually


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Recreation Coordinator

City of Pacifica

Application Deadline: Friday, November 17 at noon, or until 75 applicants.

The City of Pacifica is seeking an individual to join as Recreation Coordinator for Aquatics Program. This is a fulltime, fully benefitted position with the Recreation Division of the Parks, Beaches, & Recreation Department. 

Under direct supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, the recreation coordinator assists in the development, supervision and evaluation of a wide range of recreation programs for various age groups; organizes and conducts special events; oversees volunteers and part-time staff; has responsibility for assigned portions of the Recreation Supervisor program responsibilities; and does other related work as assigned.

Salary: $5,747.00-$6,843.00 Monthly


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Recreation & Community Services Supervisor I

City of Newark

Application Deadline: Friday, November 28 at 5 p.m.


The City is seeking a motivated leader with a proven track record of outstanding customer service and staff management, enthusiasm for discovering innovative solutions to meet community needs, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. This candidate must possess strong judgment, ethics, and experience in team building, coaching, and maintaining positive relationships with City personnel and community members. Additionally, they should demonstrate an innovative and progressive approach to serving a diverse community, from youth to seniors. In this role, they will directly oversee an energetic team comprising of recreation professionals. If you embody these qualities and wish to join a dynamic, results-driven team, we invite you to apply!


The role demands a flexible schedule for effective staff and program supervision. The standard work schedule is Monday to Friday. Additionally, there will be occasional weekend work for departmental special events and spot-checking of staff and programs, as prearranged or as needed to provide coverage. This position is generally not eligible for a regular remote work schedule.


Ideal Candidate:

The City of Newark seeks a skilled professional to lead the George M. Silliman Community Activity & Family Aquatic Center. This role entails overseeing Aquatics, Youth and Adult programming, and Center operations to create a vibrant community hub under the Recreation & Community Services Department. The chosen candidate will be a vital member of the management team, demonstrating strong leadership and coaching abilities with a can-do attitude. They will not only supervise the Aquatic Center, Youth and Adult programming but also manage guest services, special events, contract classes, and field rentals, ensuring seamless coordination and success. The ideal candidate should also have exceptional knowledge in administering, evaluating, supervising, and budgeting various recreation and community service programs, including Aquatic Center operations and regulatory requirements.


Additionally, they will guide employees and volunteers, collaborate with the City's other departments, and engage with community groups and educational institutions. Through active participation in city committees and task forces, the Supervisor will significantly contribute to enhancing the community's overall well-being and engagement.

Salary: $111,426-$135,450 Annually


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Aquatics Specialist I

City of Berkeley

Application Deadline: Continuous

Under close supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of an aquatic facility by providing life-saving support as required; performs related work as assigned.

Aquatics Specialist I is the entry level in the Aquatics Specialist series, providing teaching and instruction in swim skills, and serving as a lifeguard at assigned swimming facilities. Incumbents work under close supervision and teach lower swim levels, and perform customer service functions. This class is distinguished from the Aquatics Specialist II, which works under general supervision and is responsible for teaching and leading all swim levels and certifies participant's completion of swim curriculum level.

Salary: $21.46 Hourly


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