Aquatics Instructor Aide - Chinn
Prince William County Government
The Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has 8 aquatic facilities to include: 2 indoor pools, 4 community pools and 2 waterparks. The Aquatics department serves over 400,000 visitors a year. We offer a number of aquatic programming options, with nearly 7,000 participants throughout the year. Our team at the Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center are currently seeking qualified Aquatics Instructor Aides to assist our Instructors in providing swim lessons. Instructor Aides help with the set-up and clean-up of the program area, take attendance, provide excellent customer service, and ensures the safety and security of the swim lesson participants.
Successful candidates should possess the ability to follow written and oral instructions. This position requires superior customer service skills, with an expectation to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, and emergency personnel. Instructor Aides should be able to successfully use common materials and equipment pertinent to the job (ex: kickboards, barbells, dive rings, and safety posters).
The ability to work a flexible schedule is necessary; nights and weekends included. Please note that hours may vary dependent on program need and participant enrollments.
Candidates must be 15 years of age and have knowledge of all 6 swim strokes, are able to jump into chest-deep water, tread water for one minute, and can swim 25 yards of either freestyle or elementary backstroke.
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism conducts DMV records checks on all employees driving for work purposes and criminal background checks on all hires age 18 years and older.
Note: The information that follows is a County-wide Classification Specification that may include details not specifically applicable to this position.
NATURE OF WORK
This class is part of the Recreation Job Family. Incumbents monitor areas, participants, and events to ensure the safety of all visitors and participants. Responsibilities include: monitoring games, practices, and events to ensure compliance with code of conduct; assisting patrons as needed; and performing reception and concession duties.
This position is responsible for monitoring games, events, and practices; ensuring compliance with applicable code of conduct rules; providing customer services; and performing reception and/or concession duties.
1. Monitors games, practices, and events to ensure compliance with code of conduct and other regulations.
2. Performs reception and concession duties during sporting events.
3. Provides customer assistance by directing customers to requested services.
4. Compiles and maintains a variety of logs, records, and reports related to daily activities including activity reports and work orders.
5. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Basic mathematical concepts;
Customer service principles;
Cash handling procedures;
Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations;
Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment;
Modern office technology;
Computers and related software applications.
Providing customer service;
Maintaining basic operational records and reports;
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards;
Utilizing computers and relevant software applications;
Using a computer and related software applications;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Discipline specific responsibilities do not apply to this classification.
LEVEL OF DECISIONS
Responsibilities are typically procedure based with defined goals and processes or methods, but incumbents have the latitude to determine the speed or order of steps used to complete assignments.
Incumbents perform tasks following defined procedures and standards, and deviation from procedures typically requires prior approval.
Incumbents are typically not responsible for providing formal work direction.
First aid Certification; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification; Valid driver's license.
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.
The above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.
Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
$28k-40k yearly est.