Recreation Coordinator – Aquatics

Salary: $50,000 - $55,000
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted November 14, 2023
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The Town of Avon, Colorado, is accepting applications for two full-time Recreation Coordinator- Aquatics positions 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.



  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
  4. Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents and uses all required safety equipment
  5. Follows and implements emergency procedures, uses all required safety equipment and responds to emergencies when appropriate
  6. Identifies and recommends improvements in division to ensure functions are efficient and cost effective.
  7. Ensures customers have been processed by the Front Desk, with a stamp or some other indication of having checked in
  8. Inspects facilities for cleanliness and assist in proper maintenance and sanitary operation of the pool, pool area and locker rooms
  9. Monitors and maintains pool filtration system and water chemistry through testing of water samples and adjust chemistry as needed to maintain standards
  10. Assists with pool maintenance including but not limited to, backwashing, draining the Jacuzzi, cleaning strainer baskets, cleaning chlorinators, and filling acid barrels
  11. Assists with promotional strategies and advertising for all activities
  12. Maintains and stores equipment properly
  13. Assists with the purchase, replacement and maintenance of equipment used in aquatic programs and operations
  14. Assists with scheduling, hiring, training and mentoring part-time staff
  15. Assists with creating the Aquatics schedule and confirming group reservations
  16. Completes necessary paperwork including attendance and chemical logs, incident reports, and other paperwork as necessary
  17. Conducts lifeguard skills audits on a bi-weekly basis

Town of Avon Benefit Guide

Benefits for full-time employees include:

  • Retirement match of 11%
  • Life insurance
  • Avon Recreation Center passes for you and your dependents
  • Family health, vison and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
  • Spanish proficiency pay incentive

Job Benefits

  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Pet Friendly
  • Retirement

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