Aquatics – Pool Assistant (May 24 – August 15, 2019)

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:13.00
  • Posted Date:05/06/2019

This position will work approximately 30 hours per week and is located at Northwest Pool, 2925 Apollo Way.

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • PRCS Specialist Band IV–Pool Assistant
  • Positions in this band have considerable technical prerequisites.  Work tasks require knowledge, skills, and abilities typically obtained through education and/or certification programs.  

Essential Functions & Tasks

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates facility operation, programs, and staff schedules.
  • Enforces policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of patrons and staff.
  • Inspects facilities and equipment to ensure proper maintenance and safe conditions.
  • Oversees swimming, diving, and water safety classes.Conducts various aquatic trainings.
  • Instructs employees on the duties of facility and program operations.
  • Office assignments may include answering phones, scheduling appt’s and work schedules, maintaining files and an orderly office, assisting customer inquiries.
  • Front desk duties include collecting payments, registration and reservations for recreational facilities and programs using a computer and specialized software.
  • Reviews revenue, expenses and attendance.
  • Assists with Cash Reports and Deposits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

  • Conveys and exchanges verbal and written information.
  • Walking, standing, sitting and performing swimming rescues.
  • Walking on various surfaces including uneven ground that may be slippery.
  • Work may be performed outdoors in a variety of weather extremes.
  • Lifting, moving or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds for short distances.
  • May come into contact with pool chemicals.
  • May work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Age:18
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: Two years paid supervisory aquatics experience
  • Licenses: Valid driver’s license
  • Certifications:  Lifeguard Training Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, Certified Pool Operator

Preferred Qualifications

Education:  Two yrs of college coursework in P.E., recreation, or related field

Certifications:  Instructor Trainer

A completed City of Reno Employment Application is required.

Applications may be submitted online.  Employment Applications are also available at PRCS facilities.

For more information call the Aquatics Office at 657-4642.

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