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Aquatics Coordinator

  2019-12-16     County of Santa Cruz     701 Ocean Street, Room 510     $4,999 - 6,321 month  


  • Plans, promotes, implements, coordinates and supervises the daily activities of a variety of aquatics programs, including but not limited to public swim, special events, adult fitness, water aerobics, swim lessons, lifeguard training, Red Cross certification, water polo, junior lifeguards and facility usage; and
  • Supervises the work of aquatics program staff; schedules a variety of aquatics programs

THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

Completion of college with major coursework in recreation or related field and one year of experience coordinating or supervising aquatics program activities or aquatics special events


Three years of experience coordinating or supervising aquatics and/or recreation program activities or special events, at least one year of which must be in aquatics.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: License/Certificate: Possession of a valid American Red Cross (ARC) lifeguard training certificate*; Possession of a valid ARC CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR Pro) certificate* or American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Health Care Profession (Provider C); Possession of one of the following: First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22), ARC Emergency Responder, First Responder, or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Acceptable Lifeguard and CPR Certifications include: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED OR American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid WITH The American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer OR The American Red Cross CPR – AED for Lifeguards.

POST-EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATION (required within six months of hire): 1) ARC Trainer certificates for Lifeguard and Title 22 courses. 2) A valid Oxygen Administration certificate. 3) A valid ARC Water Safety Instructor certificate or Santa Cruz County Instructor Training Program.

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!


Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

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