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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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Swim Instructor/Coach

Stanford Recreation and Wellness

Application Deadline: Ongoing

As a swim instructor and or coach you will have the opportunity to mentor and develop swimmers through hands-on instruction, video, physical demonstration, and many other areas. Participants vary based on ability and age. As a certified instructor/coach you will be expected to provide the best service possible and follow Stanford University, DAPER, and American Red Cross standards.

Salary: Pay will be determined based off: Certifications, Education, & Experience
$25.00 - $60.00


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Stanford Recreation and Wellness

Application Deadline: Ongoing

The Lifeguard monitors the pool area, providing a safe experience for the Stanford community (students,
staff, faculty and their guests). The Lifeguard will take preventative actions while on duty and act
immediately and appropriately to emergency situations.

Salary: $20-$25 per hour.


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Senior Aquatics Specialist

City of Berkeley

Application Deadline: Open until filled


Are you an experienced lifeguard looking to go to the next level? The City of Berkeley is looking to fill multiple Senior Aquatics Specialist (Senior Lifeguard) roles this summer. In this pivotal role, you will lead and support Lifeguards and Swim Instructors on shift, maintain a safe aquatic environment, and oversee various aquatics programs. Senior Aquatics Specialists will also have various administrative duties which may include: assisting with program planning, creating employee schedules, and answering emails.

This position requires an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certificate and a Water Safety Instructor Certificate. Applicants must also have a minimum of two summer/seasons of experience as a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor.


Salary: $27.70 - $29.47 Hourly

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Assistant General Manager

Team Sheeper

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 30

This position is a full-time professional management position and is an integral member of our management staff. All employees are expected to adhere to the company’s core values and promote a culture of inclusivity and diversity, service to each other and to our patrons, hard work and dedication, and creating a fun and safe environment for all to enjoy. The Assistant General Manager position directly oversees the Lifeguard department and may be required to perform the responsibilities of a Lifeguard or the Manager on Duty while at the facility.

The position requires the ability to lead by example and to set the standard for all employees to follow. This Assistant General manager should be able to work independently or in a team environment, work well under pressure, problem solve, communicate professionally and effectively, manage projects, and lead, motivate, and inspire others.

The Assistant General manager reports directly to the General manager.


Salary: $70k-$85k / year

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Aquatics Maintenance Technician

Team Sheeper

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 30


This position is responsible for maintaining Menlo Swim and Sport swimming pool equipment, water quality as well as facility maintenance and cleanliness.

On the job training and national certification will be provided.

Candidates should possess a high level of self motivation, attention to detail, and ability to plan and execute maintenance and cleaning schedules. Candidates should be mechanically inclined and have at least basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and other trade skills. Candidates will be expected to learn, understand, and adhere to current codes and practices established by the county health department and national aquatic certification agencies


Salary: $30-$37 / hour

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Pool Manager

City of Belmont

Application Deadline: Until Filled


The City of Belmont is seeking a Pool Manager / Senior Lifeguard to supervise the Summer Aquatics Program at the Carlmont High School Aquatics Center.


• Must hold current Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED and First Aid Certificates. With proof of payment, the City will reimburse you for the cost of the lifeguard certification training at the end of the aquatics season.


Salary: $21.95-$26.68 / hour

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Assistant Pool Manager

The Swimming Swan

Application Deadline: Until Filled


The Assistant Pool Manager works directly with the Pool Manager and staff to aid in the day-to-day operation, maintenance, and administration of the pool and surrounding facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure safety and consistent/quality surveillance of the aquatic facility.

  • Implementing employee schedules, assignments, and rotations.

  • Assist with the training, supervising, and evaluating lifeguards/swim instructors/cashiers.

  • Plan, direct, and supervise the daily work of others with the capability to fill in as needed.

  • Completing daily opening and closing duties including reconciliation of funds.

  • Managing employee conflicts and call-outs (attendance).

  • Handle routine disciplinary issues and communicate with the Pool Manager and other supervisors when necessary.

  • Act as the initial point-of-contact for patron questions and concerns.

  • Present a courteous, professional, and positive demeanor at all times.

  • Monitor activities, provide instructions and prevent accidents in the aquatics facility.

  • Respond to all emergency situations around the aquatics facility immediately and appropriately. This includes, but is not limited to performing Lifeguarding skills, First Aid, CPR, and others until the arrival of emergency medical services.

  • Supervise the Head Lifeguards and their corresponding duties.

  • Assist with planning and implementing in-services for all staff.

  • Record and organize accurate records concerning attendance, accident/incident/injury reports, chlorine readings, and schedules.

  • Reviewing daily pool inspection sheets, notifying if repairs are needed.

  • Issue, maintain and store equipment and supplies as well as inventory.

  • Assume full management responsibilities of the aquatics facility in the absence of the Pool Manager.

  • Program Coordinator Duties

  • Other duties as assigned


Salary: $22 per hour

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Head Guard

The Swimming Swan

Application Deadline: Until Filled


We’re looking to hire an experienced Head Lifeguard for a seasonal pool partnership in Gilroy, CA. Job responsibilities include supervising lifeguards and swim instructors on duty, aiding in staff in-service training, and eventually teaching lifeguard certification courses.

Seasonal Full-Time:

  • Up to 30-40 hours a week

Pay: $20 per hour

Pool Hours:
Spring: Saturday, May 25 - Sunday, June 9, 2024

  • 4:30 - 7:30 PM (Weekdays)

  • 12:00 - 5:00 PM (Weekends)

Summer: Tuesday, June 11 - Sunday, August 18, 2024 (Closed Mondays)

  • Weekdays: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Weekends: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Fall: Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, September 1

  • 12:00 - 5:00 PM (Weekends)


Salary: $20-21 per hour

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