Recreation Coordinator- Aquatics

Salary: $50,000 - $55,000
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted July 10, 2024

The Town of Avon is accepting applications for a full-time Recreation Coordinator- Aquatics position with the Town of Avon’s Recreation Department.

The Recreation Coordinator- Aquatics position performs a variety of professional aquatic duties including safeguarding the activities of the patrons of the Avon Recreation Center and assisting the Aquatics Supervisor with managing the aquatics division.


Benefits for full-time employees include:


  • Retirement match of 11%
  • Life insurance
  • Complimentary Avon Recreation Center pass
  • Health, Vision, and Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays


1. Maintains a strong on deck presence and enforces pool rules and regulations to prevent drowning, injuries or accidents

2. Monitors pool area for patrons in potential danger or those in danger and responds to emergencies with professionalism

3. Interprets and enforces the aquatic’s program policies and procedures in a positive and courteous manner Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents and uses all required safety equipment

4. Follows and implements emergency procedures, uses all required safety equipment and responds to emergencies when appropriate

5. Identifies and recommends improvements in division to ensure functions are efficient and cost effective.

6. Ensures customers have been processed by the Front Desk, with a stamp or some other indication of having checked in

7. Inspects facilities for cleanliness and assist in proper maintenance and sanitary operation of the pool, pool area and locker rooms

8. Monitors and maintains pool filtration system and water chemistry through testing of water samples and adjust chemistry as needed to maintain standards

9. Assists with pool maintenance including but not limited to, backwashing, draining the Jacuzzi, cleaning strainer baskets, cleaning chlorinators, and filling acid barrels

10. Assists with promotional strategies and advertising for all activities

11. Maintains and stores equipment properly

12. Assists with the purchase, replacement and maintenance of equipment used in aquatic programs and operations

13. Assists with scheduling, hiring, training and mentoring part-time staff

14. Assists with creating the Aquatics schedule and confirming group reservations

15. Completes necessary paperwork including attendance and chemical logs, incident reports, and other paperwork as necessary

16. Conducts lifeguard skills audits on a bi-weekly basis


Town Employees provide excellent public service to the Avon community through a shared commitment to the core values of the Town of Avon Culture Statement.


Public Service: We are committed to an effective, community-focused organization that passionately engages and serves our residents, property owners, businesses, and guests.

Openness: We are open, transparent, complete, objective and respectful of opposing views with all Town officials and with the public in our decisions and actions.

Leadership: We perform our work with commitment, passion, collaboration, fairness, honesty and courage to elevate our performance, the performance of our co-workers, and the character of our community.

Integrity: We are professional, ethical, responsible and accountable in our decisions and actions.

Stewardship: We are custodians and stewards of the Town’s financial, physical, environmental and natural resources on behalf of current and future generations.

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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