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The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Now Hiring: Seasonal Assistant Pool Manager

CLOSING DATE: Open until position is filled

STARTING RATE: $17.00-$19.00/hour D.O.Q.

HOURS PER WEEK: Part Time/Seasonal, but may be scheduled for up to 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends.

The Village of Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Pool Manager. This part-time seasonal position is responsible for safety and supervision of staff, facility, and all individuals visiting the facility.  The position requires a high-level of customer service managing day to day operations, to provide a safe, family friendly facility.  This position will also be responsible lifeguarding and teaching group and individual swimming lessons and administering first aid services as needed. The season runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day; training begins mid-May.


Education: High School Degree. StarGuard Lifeguard Training/Certification, as well as StarGuard Swim Instructor Training/Certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED), or equivalent certifications are required (prior to start of pool season). Minimum of 1 year of Lifeguarding/Aquatic Experience required.   Minimum 18 years of age. 

Skills: Strong swimming skills along with the ability to communicate instructions in a professional and enthusiastic manner. Must have strong interpersonal skills and work well with the public and other staff either in-person, over the telephone, or via email. Ability to establish a positive rapport by using tact and discretion with participants, parents, and staff.  Must display a high degree of emotional maturity while keeping difficult situations in proper perspective.  Supervisory experience is a plus. 

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor training will be provided on specific dates and must be attended.  Successful completion of both the Lifeguard and Swim Instructor certification is mandatory for the position.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates are required to complete and submit an employment application. Mailed or dropped off applications and resumes will not be accepted.

The Village of Algonquin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.