Listing # 6:     Pool Director     at     Field Club of Greenwich
Contact Meridith Picarelli via phone at 2038691300 or email at
This listing expires on 4 / 1 / 2018
Additional information about this job:
Pool Director
The Field Club of Greenwich

Reports to: General Manager
Supervises: Swimming Instructor; Lifeguard; Swim Team Coach, Assistant Coaches
Education and/or Experience
• Maintains all proper certifications and training for self and pool staff.
• Three years of experience as an Assistant Pool Manager at a club of comparable size and stature.
• Competitive swimming experience as either a coach or athlete preferred but not essential.
• Lifeguard training and experience teaching swim lesson required.
• Private club experience preferred.

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations
• Broad knowledge and experience in pool chemistry, operation and management.
• Monitors and coordinates pool safety programs and risk management.
• Employs only those methods and teaching techniques outlined and approved by the American Red Cross.
• Thoroughly understands specific state and local laws and statutes regarding pool safety and inspections.
• Knowledge of and ability to perform personal role in emergency situations.

Job Summary (Essential Functions)
Responsible for the entire pool operation on a day to day basis, including the safe and effective use of chemicals, swimming instruction, the club’s swim team and the summer camp operation. Supervise safe, clean, well-maintained and appealing club swimming facilities. The position is from May through September with pre-season hiring and preparation prior to May.

Job Tasks/Duties
• Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff.
• Formulates weekly work schedules and rotation schedules for all pool employees.
• Purchases pool chemicals.
• Maintains proper chemical balance in pools and maintains mechanical equipment in coordination with the club’s maintenance department.
• Maintains correct payroll records.
• Registers members at pool and charges for all guests, lessons, etc.
• Provides necessary orientation and training for pool staff.
• Enforces club rules of safety and conduct.
• Assists in rendering First Aid according to the standards established by the American Red Cross and American Heart Association.
• Plans and directs special events.
• Writes correspondence to club members about swim lesson dates, class times and fees; writes post-season letter to members to encourage the continuation of building their children’s aquatic skills through lessons.
• Arranges a program of and schedule for private and group swim and diving lessons.
• Represents the club in activities as required.
• Orders and sells swim suits, suntan oil, sunglasses and other pool accessories; keeps accurate accounting records of sales.
• Maintains and keeps all necessary records concerning pool attendance, pool chemicals, accident reports, problem-member reports, lifeguard and instructor schedules, etc.
• Develops and implements pool safety program and schedules staff to provide adequate protection for members and their guests.
• Assists in pool opening and closing at the beginning and end of season.
• Interacts with outside contractors to maintain and upgrade pool areas.
• Provides aquatics-related information for club newsletter.
• Manages pool area lost and found articles.
• Manages pool area, including lockers and changing rooms for cleanliness.
• Maintains presence during special pool events.
• Coaches swim and dive teams.
• Keeps attendance records of members and children attending lessons.
• Reads line-ups during swim meets.
• Organizes bus transportation to and from swim lessons.
• Helps coordinate swim camp banquet and awards program.
• Operates pool and surrounding area in compliance with OSHA requirements; maintains all necessary MSDSs.
• Attends staff meetings.
• Attends and participates in Swimming Pool Committee meetings.
• Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the General Manager

Licenses and Special Requirements
• Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate.
• Red Cross progressive Swimming Instructor Certificate Desirable (WSI)
• American Red Cross Basic First Aid required, training on AED units and possession of a current Red Cross CPR card.
• Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) offered by the National Swimming Pool Foundation desirable.
• Lifeguard certification offered by the American Red Cross strongly recommended.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
• Working conditions are often, hot, humid, slippery and wet.
• Able to work in a busy, noisy environment.
• Able to tolerate the smell of chlorine and frequent exposure to cleaning agents.
• Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment, which is typical of this position.
• Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.
• Frequent repetitive motions.
• Continuous standing and walking.
Posted by Greenwich FC 1 on Saturday January 20, 2018 10:10am