Recreation Center Associate

Compensation

: $36,350.00 - $77,450.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Sports



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Summary:

Responsible for leading a variety of land and aquatic exercise programs suitable for older adults.

Adheres to the Code of Conduct and upholds the philosophy, vision, and core values of the organization and ensures the Christian Mission of Lutheran Senior Services is realized so that Older Adults Live Life to the Fullest .

Responsibilities

Support the Recreation Coordinator in the daily operations. Depending on the community this may include the recreation center, fitness center, and therapy pool.

Depending on the community may open the pool and fitness room.

Check locker areas.

Watch all fitness areas for safety.

Secure fitness area at the end of the day: Depending on the community this may include any or all of the following: lock office, all pool doors, and Senior Fit entrance.

Assist residents with pool door when needed ( i.e. walker/cane/oxygen-hold door).

Maintain safe swimming environment for swimmers.

Observe swimmers/water walkers for safety during open pool times.

Lead a variety of land and aquatic exercise classes according to the schedule and as designed by the Recreation Coordinator.

Monitor the pool and spa area including checking water temperature and chemical balance. Adjust temperature and chemicals as needed according to written instructions and as directed by the Recreation Coordinator.

Maintain the pool and deck area.

Clean and sanitize the recreation. Depending on the community this may include the pool, locker rooms, showers, hallways, office, and exercise room.

Report any equipment malfunctions or hazards to the Recreation Coordinator.

Communicate with the Recreation Center Coordinator regarding supply inventory.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Must be CPR certified upon hire or within 31 days of beginning employment with LSS
  • Life Saving Certificate preferred, but not required

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

The physical activities and demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

Must be able to lift 25 pounds and push up to 100 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, swim; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk to be heard; and hear to respond to verbal communications.

The employee must be able to maneuver in the water (4 swimming pool) with ease and speed.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

A well-lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat).

Some exposure to chemicals and hazardous waste.

Appropriate ergonomic and personal safety equipment is provided as needed.

Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and standards.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and standards.



Job Requirements:
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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