Plans, organizes, coordinates and markets facility use and programs for all users of the community center facility. Including but not limited to; aquatics, youth, adult, sr. citizens and cultural arts, physical activities, special interest groups. The incumbent requires a good deal of knowledge about community centers, major concentration in aquatic programs, various activities, the equipment used, rules and regulations used, and the tact needed to work with paid as well as volunteer instructors, and the public. The incumbent’s work is largely responsible for the effective and efficient use of the Community Center Facility and, as such affects the quality of life for many City residents.
Essential Job Functions
- Selects, plans and implements aquatic programs, Tiger Sharks Swim Team, swim lessons, etc., cultural arts, physical activities, day camps and special interest activities for youth and adults using the community center facility. Coordinates and oversees recreation staff and volunteers in the development and implementation of community recreation programs for children, teens, and adults in the community center facility.
- Supervises and instructs aquatic classes, workshops and activities for youth engaged in recreation programs and co-sponsored programs within the community center facility.
- Responsible for managing, selecting, training and evaluating lifeguards, front desk attendants, gym monitors and fitness instructors.
- Responds to public inquiries about the programs and activities within the community center facility through the telephone, correspondence, or during public meetings. Responds to citizens/parents’ complaints/inquiries about Community Services programs.
- Prepares the information for community center publications. Produces a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, flyers, and related communications regarding the community center programs and offerings.
- Schedules and coordinates use of the aquatic facility, gymnasium, meeting rooms, aerobics room and special events within the Community Center.
- Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phones, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, conducting activities for children, adults, citizens, helping set up tables and chairs for classes, special events, rentals, and community functions, etc.
Ideal candidates will possess:
Associates degree from an accredited college or university with primary course study in recreation with a concentration in the following but not limited to: aquatic instruction and teaching; youth & adult program development; recreation planning and administration; facility operations; fitness training; and operations used to develop and maintain an effective community center recreation program. Certifications in CPR-First Aid, WSI, LGT and possession of a current driver’s license.
Candidate may possess an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position however the above certifications are a requirement for the position.
Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or ability to obtain certification within six months. Lifeguard Certification or willingness to obtain certification within six months.
Compensation & Benefits
Up to $26.70/Hour to Start
Rich benefit package to include:
• Participation in the New Hampshire Retirement System
• Competitive health insurance plan, with no plan year deductible
• Dental - No cost for single coverage
• Vacation, personal, and sick leave
• 11 Paid holidays
• Additional benefits
Please submit application and/or resume to:
58 Opera House Square
Claremont, NH 03743
Or via e-mail at:
The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Date Posted: 09-07-2023
Expire Date: Open until filled
Contact Name: Jamie Young
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org