Luverne Aquatics & Fitness: Part-Time Shift Supervisor


Luverne Area Aquatics & Fitness


Min. $15.02/hr DOQ




Open until filled

Position Objectives:


General Statement of Duties: Performs technical work lifeguarding, enforcing regulations, providing instruction and assisting in the operation of the Luverne Area Aquatics & Fitness; performs related duties as needed.

Supervision Received: Works under the general and/or technical direction of the Wellness Center Supervisor and/or Senior Shift Supervisor.

Supervision Exercised: Provides work direction to Instructors and Lifeguards as a Leadworker.

Duties and Responsibilities:


The listed examples may not include all duties performed by all positions in this class. Duties may vary somewhat from position to position within a class.

* Ensures the health and safety of the participants, lifeguards, and instructors;
enforces Center policies and regulations.

* Ensures that scheduled classes and specific activities are underway.

* Performs duties of an instructor or lifeguard.

Performs routine maintenance of the tanning beds, exercise equipment, pool,
spa, and facility.

Provides information to the public regarding pool programs, fitness center,
exercise equipment, memberships, and activities in response to telephone or
personal inquiries.

* Maintains control and assumes responsibility in emergency situations; notifies
the chain of command in the event of an emergency; notifies City Administrator.

Records daily readings of the filtration, recirculation, and heating equipment of
the pools and spa.

Collects fees and assists in registration of swimming and water safety courses.

Opens and closes the facility when scheduled.

* Provides work direction to part-time staff.

* Assists in cleaning the facility and makes repairs and adjustments to equipment
and facility as needed; reports more complex maintenance problems to the
Wellness Center Supervisor.

Provide advice and assistance to patrons in weight training.

Instruct land and/or water aerobics.

Performs other duties as assigned or required.



* Considerable knowledge of swimming and water safety.
Working knowledge of swimming instructions.

* Working knowledge of CPR and First Aid as it applies to pool rescue or a fitness

* Working knowledge of the chemicals, equipment, and routine maintenance of the
pool and spa.

* Considerable ability to promote the use of the Luverne Area Aquatics & Fitness.

* Considerable skill in swimming and lifesaving including above average speed,
endurance, and technique.

* Considerable ability to communicate effectively and tactfully and to enforce pool
and fitness center policies and regulations.

* Considerable ability to be prepared, identify, and calmly handle emergency
situations and recognize unsafe and hazardous situations.

* Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and
organization with superiors, subordinates, and the general public.

* Considerable ability to bend, crouch, or stoop, sometimes for long periods of time
and to be able to see and hear to detect problems.

* Considerable ability to use large motor skills to swim; rescue a victim; swim underwater; tow a victim; lift, drag, and carry a victim.

Working ability to maintain accurate and complete records and prepare clear and
detailed accident reports.

* Working ability to work weekends on a rotating basis.

* Working ability to maintain the appropriate Red Cross credentials and required

* Considerable ability to work with and around irritants, fumes and pool chemicals
as necessary.

* Considerable ability to work in heated pool area (90 degrees).
Considerable ability to obtain certification as a weight trainer.

Minimum Requirements:


Minimum Qualifications: Have ability to become certified in American Red Cross CPR For the Professional Rescuer, Standard First Aid, WSI, and Lifeguard Training. Ability to obtain a certified Pool and Spa Operator license within one year.

Desirable Qualifications: Prefer experience as a WSI and additional experience as a lifeguard including extensive public contact. Experience as a weight trainer and aerobic instructor also desirable.


Note: Asterisked items are essential to the job.
(These examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The City of Luverne reserves the right to change and/or eliminate any and all job duties if needed.)