Aquatics Job Description

Aquatics Job Description

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Aquatics provides husbandry support for aquatic species such as fish and Xenopus frogs, and any other aquatic or semi-aquatic species that may be utilized in biomedical research.

Aquatics Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assists in creative marketing ideas, planning and development/upkeep for programs (website, flyers)
Develop a system for maintaining proper chemical balance, water filtration system, regular staff training, and other safety and risk management processes and procedures to ensure compliance with all governing bodies the highest quality standards
Maintaining proper chemical balance, troubleshooting the water filtration system, boilers, pumps, also providing regular staff training & drills to ensure compliance with all governing bodies the highest quality standards
Responsible for ensuring the presentation of the entire aquatic department meets or exceeds company standards
Responsible for ensuring appropriate in-stock levels for both aquatic life and aquatic supplies
Apply appropriate judgment to aquatic life health and conditions based on presentation and behavior and take appropriate corrective actions
Place orders or special orders on all aquatic life or supplies (for home store only) in order to drive sales and meet customer’s needs
Partner with Store Leadership to write schedules for the aquatics department to ensure full coverage during the busiest periods allowing for all care and maintenance to be completed
Assign all necessary aquatics tasks to associates within the aquatics area including most aquatics maintenance duties
Schedule and perform training with all aquatics associates to help educate them on aquatic life and supplies information and selling techniques

Aquatics Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aquatics

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, YMCA, USA, ARC, YAM, YSL, PRO, WSLI, FA

Education for Aquatics

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aquatics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Recreation, Education, Physical Education, Management, Sports Management, Supervision, Recreation Management, Administration, Human Services, Communication

Skills for Aquatics

Desired skills for aquatics include:

Pool pump room operations
Swim programs
Pool equipment and operations
Animal Welfare Act and Regulations
Animal husbandry practices and procedures for aquatic species with an emphasis on zebrafish
Biosecurity and quarantine practices
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Mechanical systems equipment
PHS Policy
Microsoft Office applications

Desired experience for aquatics includes:

A minimum of 1 year coaching and or swim teaching experience is preferred
Manage all aquatic life orders
Partner with Store Leadership on all hiring, training and corrective actions for aquatics associates
The Senior Aquatics Sales Specialist should spend most of their time assisting customers, selling products, and training aquatics associates
18 years or older D
Emonstrates a willingness to learn and is responsible

Aquatics Examples

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Aquatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aquatics. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aquatics
  • Conduct recreation based group aquatic exercise/therapy programs as outlined by governing disciplines (Arthritis Foundation, M.S
  • Monitor clients progress and consult with Aquatic Specialist or Physical/Occupational Therapist prior to making program changes as necessary to facilitate clients maximum independence and achieve fitness goals
  • Perform administrative functions necessary to ensure the effectiveness of individual and group programs such as maintain class rosters/client records, complete documentation and communicate with program coordinator staff
  • Respond to emergency situations so that Emergency Action Plan is effectively carried out
  • Attend required Emergency Action Plan in-services so that individuals are adequately trained to respond to emergency situations
  • Maintain a safe environment for all clients such as complete the incident/accident reports when necessary and assist with Pool Closure Processes
  • Keep swim safety as a first priority and continually monitoring swimmers by walking
  • Make sure children demonstrate appropriate skills for areas of the pool
  • Promote club activities to members
  • Keep all areas of the pool free from debris/Cleans floor if excess water is present
Qualifications for aquatics
  • Take charge of any emergency situation calmly and professionally
  • Knowledgeable in all appropriate emergency/life saving devices
  • Conduct swim and water safety lessons
  • Keep swim safety as a first priority and continually monitor swimmers
  • Complete records and reports in a timely manner
  • Provide for the health and safety of all participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are in safe working order
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Aquatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aquatics. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aquatics
  • Teach aqua exercise class during the morning hours
  • Provide exemplary service and ensure Operations Standards are met
  • Delivers park department training to both new and returning team members
  • Conduct American Red Cross Lifeguard, Shallow Water Attendant, and CPR/AED courses
  • Ensures pertinent paperwork is completed prior to, during and after training
  • Responsible for team member files, schedules, employee audits, and other tasks as assigned
  • Ensure compliance of Child Labor Laws with regards to breaks, lunches and hours worked per day
  • Assist Operations supervisors with the training and counseling of team members while ensuring and complying with all SEA grooming guidelines and employment standards
  • Maintains close coordination with various levels of HR personnel to ensure compliance requirements and park staffing needs are being met
  • Understands, embraces and exemplifies the values, principles and culture of the company
Qualifications for aquatics
  • 2 seasons or 1-year prior experience as a lifeguard is required
  • Experience working with children or adults with developmental or acquired disabilities is preferred
  • Must hold valid and current certification as a lifeguard
  • Must hold a current and valid C.P.R certificate from American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Must hold a current and valid First Aid certificate
  • Pool Operators license is preferred
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Aquatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an aquatics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for aquatics
  • Create and monitor the weekly location schedule for team members
  • Ensures the park and all ride areas are clean and presentable to guests
  • Records hourly ride capacity readings and determine totals
  • Responds to ride downtimes and evacuates guests as necessary
  • Initiates emergency procedures when necessary
  • Executes any other activities as requested by Aquatics Supervisors, Department Manager or Director
  • Executes any other activities as requested by Senior Supervisor
  • Ensuring the safe operation of the park
  • Taking department in-charge shifts
  • Overseeing Aquatics cleanliness and work crew projects -- work closely with Park Service team
Qualifications for aquatics
  • Prior management experience within in the field of aquatics preferred
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Pool at Center of Physical Activity (CPA)
  • Recruits, hires, trains, schedules, evaluates lifeguards in compliance with departmental and university regulations
  • Coordinate and directly leads certification courses in American Red Cross CPR/AED/First for Campus Recreation student employees and American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification for program area student employees
  • Oversees comprehensive swim lesson program that serves primarily youth participants
  • 1 year lifeguard experience
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Aquatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aquatics. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aquatics
  • Overseeing the Aquatics supervisors
  • Working with Aquatics full-time to develop and manage auditing program
  • Assisting with department and division training
  • Overseeing scheduling in the Aquatics department (Supervisors to H/H Team)
  • Working with HR Team (Recruiting, interviewing)
  • Overseeing the operation of Aquatics in relation to the Communication Center
  • Working with Operations Staff to ensure department and park goals are achieved
  • Ensuring Guest First Standards are followed and enforced
  • Maintaining high throughput goals
  • Assisting at the front gate, pavilions, concerts
Qualifications for aquatics
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, abilities for the job considered on exception basis
  • Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the area(s) of responsibility
  • Master’s Degree relevant to the area(s) of responsibility
  • Minimum five years of experience in a large, shared zebrafish resource core facility managing the daily operations, supervising personnel, and supporting a variety of customers and research interests
  • Ability to work directly with a variety of aquatic species
  • Computer skills appropriate for the position including the ability to utilize common applications (e.g., email, Word, Excel) and the DLAR animal management software
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Aquatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an aquatics. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aquatics
  • Other tasks assigned by full-time Aquatics supervisor or above
  • Coordinate and implement all aspects of American Red Cross training and certification for Aquatics, Security, Rides Leadership, and Full Time Team Members
  • Supervise and develop part-time Aquatics Trainers
  • Provide exemplary service and ensure Operations Standards are met including
  • Interview and hire leadership team members
  • Oversee water and first aid send-outs
  • Monitor and control labor budgets as directed by your manager
  • Recruit, orient, train, and evaluate lifeguards and swim instructors
  • Schedule classes and instructors for private swim lessons, Masters Swim Team, and Learn-to-Swim classes
  • Supervise the use of pool chemicals in order to keep all pools and whirlpools in compliance with the New Hampshire Department of Health and ensure a safe working environment for all individuals handling these chemicals
Qualifications for aquatics
  • Ability to face and resolve conflict
  • Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at the Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) level within 36 months of start date
  • 1 year lifeguard experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, abilities for the job
  • Must possess and maintain, or acquire within the first year, a valid certificate and authorization as a Water Safety Instructor Trainer (or equivalent with ability and willingness to bridge to American Red Cross)
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial information, costs, inventory and sales to achieve maximum profit potential and ability to articulate variances required
  • 3-5 years managerial experience in guest service industry with demonstrated ability to ensure guest satisfaction required

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