Performs administrative, supervisory, and professional work in the operation and maintenance of aquatics facilities and programs. Supervises full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow. Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for conformance to policies and procedures.  Prepares attendance, accident, and routine accounting reports. Coordinates staff in the development and implementation of aquatics programs. Supervises classes, workshops and activities for persons engaged in aquatics programs and co-sponsored programs. Coordinates, schedules, and maintains related records and statistics for programs and personnel at the swimming pool. Oversees the maintenance of the swimming pool; Monitors and maintains pool filtration system; Monitors pool water chemistry through testing of water samples. Adjusts chemistry as needed to maintain standards. Ability to be work successfully in extreme heat and excessive humidity; slippery and uneven walking surfaces, excessive noise, and other extreme conditions such as noxious fumes, equipment, etc. Perform other duties as assigned and/or required.


Broad knowledge of such fields as aquatics, parks and rec, etc. A four-year college degree is preferred, and/or 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration and considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations, and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program. Must possess a valid Arkansas Class D (Non-Commercial Vehicle) Driver’s License before employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position. First Aid and CPR certification along with lifeguard instructor trainer (LGIT), and certified pool operator. Minimum graduation from a high school or GED equivalent; a four-year college or university with a degree in recreation or a closely related field preferred, but not required. Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the public. Ability to maintain accurate records, type and enter data accurately. Ability to effectively communicate on a one-on-one basis with others. Ability to maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with other employees, department officials and the public. Ability to report to work each scheduled day, and on time.

Special Requirements

All positions with the City of Sherwood are subject to a pre-employment background check. Some positions are subject to pre-employment and random drug screening. All positions are subject to reasonable suspicion drug screening.

Miscellaneous Information

The City is committed to providing our employees with a competitive salary and benefit program. We offer our full-time employees a variety of benefit plans to meet their personal needs. All employees are required to participate in the City of Sherwood 457(b) Retirement Plan, contribute 3% of their base salary. For more specific information about the City of Sherwood’s benefit program, contact the Office of Human Resources.