Aquatics Manager(Pool)


Aquatics Manager


About Sunshine:

Sunshine Communities, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Northwest Ohio supporting individuals with developmental disabilities through residential, vocational, clinical, therapeutic, and recreational services. These services are offered in various circumstances including at our Maumee, Ohio campus and at homes within the community. In addition to programs on campus, Sunshine individuals and staff operate in downtown Maumee, Georgette’s Grounds and Gifts, a coffee shop and Sunshine Studios, an art studio space with a fair trade gift store offering classes to individuals and the community.


Provide leadership and day-to-day management to the Aquatics department at Sunshine. This includes developing and marketing our recreational and aquatic programs to community organizations while coordinating activities for aquatics, the multisensory room and gym through the performance of the


  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred; High school diploma/GED required
  • One or more years of experience in pool management or combination of education and experience
  • One or more years in supervision strongly preferred
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Lifeguard Certification (and the ability to maintain it)
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
  • WSI Certification and Pool Operator Course desired, but not required
  • CPO Certification required at hire or pass course after hire.
  • Ability to supervise and interact with staff and patrons.
  • Ability to operate and maintain pool systems and equipment.
  • Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and auto insurance
  • Able to pass criminal background, drug test and physical



  • Develops, markets and promotes recreational and aquatics programs within Sunshine and to community organizations.
  • Ensures the maintenance, cleanliness and upkeep of the pool, locker room areas, gym and multisensory room.
  • Keep inventory of supplies and orders as needed while following Sunshine’s budget and ordering processes.
  • Manage and schedule the pool use for individuals of Sunshine and other outside parties.
  • Provide direct supervision of the lifeguards and ensure certifications are current. Manage and schedule the lifeguards to ensure adequate coverage for programs and adjust schedules as needed for additional groups and/or pool closures.
  • Update and review marketing materials for Sunshine’s recreational facilities and submit for display to organizations outside of Sunshine.
  • Manage, schedule and coordinate rental appointments to organize social and recreational events by request for the pool, multisensory room and gym.
  • Provide professional, timely and friendly customer service and clear communication to a variety of clientele via phone, email, written and verbal communication.
  • Access and adapt recreational and aquatic programs to meet needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Manage, review, coordinate and submit billing to the finance department on revenue from the gym, multisensory room and pool areas.
  • Complete purchase orders/requisitions for needed items for the pool, multisensory room and gym. Works with CSD on capital purchases and preventative maintenance of the pool.
  • Manage, coordinates and executes annual shut down of the pool with maintenance department.
  • Provide recommendations and assists with development of strategic connections and partnerships in the community that provide social and economic opportunities in the pool, multisensory room and gym.
  • Provide ongoing staff training in conjunction regarding lifeguard skills, chemical maintenance and policy and procedure of the pool and agency.
  • Maintain a Red Cross lifeguard certification and may be scheduled as a lifeguard as needed.
  • Complete the lifeguard trainer certification which will allow manager to certify or recertify Sunshine lifeguard staff as needed.
  • Must obtain and successfully complete the Certified Pool Operator certification and work with maintenance and outside pool company to maintain the operation of the pool, pump room, chemical maintenance, etc.
  • Ensures that the pool area is in compliance with the Health Department regulations and participates in regular trainings and inspections. Consults with the Health Department inspector as needed.



  • Comprehensive health package (medical/dental/vision/life/disability)
  • Retention Bonuses paid out quarterly based on % of hours worked prior quarter
  • 401(k) with company match, starts at 60 days
  • Paid Vacation, Sick & Personal Days
  • Interest Free Tuition, Emergency & Small Dollar Loans
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & Advancement through Sunshine U
  • Success Coach
  • Years of Service Award