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The Salvation Army Aquatics Manager in Dorchester, Massachusetts


The Salvation Army’sRay & Joan Kroc Community Centeris hiring for anAquatics Managerand offers excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.

  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles

  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    Location : 650 Dudley Street, Dorchester, MA

    Pay Range : $1,000 to $1,050 per week ($52,000 to $54,600 per year)

    Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 40 hours per week, exempt – nights and weekends required as needed

    The Aquatics Manager will be responsible for the entire natatorium at the Kroc Center in Boston, MA. This includes programming, staffing, operations and safety of the aquatic area, outdoor splash area, locker rooms, family changing rooms, meeting spaces and associated mechanical spaces.

  • Assists in hiring, training and scheduling qualified lifeguards, instructors and all other pool staff; directly supervises lifeguards, instructors, and other aquatic staff.

  • Maintaining the prescribed standards of the chosen risk management organization to include, but limited to: certification, in-service training, accident/incident report tracking.

  • Track and maintain appropriate chemical levels in all bodies of water based upon state or national standards in conjunction with US Facilities

  • Conducts training of staff in water safety, First Aid, and/or CPR; ensures that all certifications of staff is maintained. Ensures high program standards are followed; provides regular in-service training to staff as needed.

  • Conducts training of All TSARJCCC staff in First Aid, CPR and AED.

  • Development and posting of lifeguard deck rotational system for monitoring the pool and all other pool deck operations.

  • Performs regular safety inspections of pool and equipment to reduce hazards and to provide maximum safety to the patrons.

  • Understanding of and appreciation for the mission, program and activities of The Salvation Army.

  • Creating and maintaining an inviting environment for the community at large.

  • Programming of all aquatic spaces to include but not limited to: lap swim, open swim, swim lessons, group exercise, competitive and non-competitive events and pool rentals. The position will also work with the other “programmers” in the building so as to integrate as many different aspects of the facility into as many programs as possible.

  • Responsible for preparing an annual budget and operating within those fiscal parameters. Also heavily involved in the capital improvement plan and replacement schedule for aquatic equipment.

  • Work with US Facilities regarding the monitoring of the aquatic facility which includes the HVAC, filtration and sanitary systems. Work with the US Facilities and together prescribe preventative maintenance and scheduling weekly, monthly and annual cleaning of the aquatic amenities.

  • Integrating the aquatics area into the facility as whole and being able to coordinate what is taking place in the portion of the building along with the building so as to avoid schedule overlap and exceeding facility capacity.

  • Surveys patrons and evaluates programs to determine public needs and how to increase program efficiency and effectiveness; receives patron complaints and suggestions and responds appropriately.

  • This position will serve as an evening or weekend manager on duty for the entire facility along with the rest of the full-time professional staff as scheduled

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the administrator(s) and Chief Operations Executive and more appropriately defined in the operations manual.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism, or Recreation Management

  • Three – five (3-5) years of progressive full-time supervisory experience

  • Experience in non-profit organization preferred

  • Lifeguard Instructor Certification with either American Red Cross or Ellis & Associates (Lifeguard Instructor Trainer preferred)

  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certificate required

  • Proficient with current Microsoft software computer programs including Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, e-mail, internet, and standard office equipment and systems

  • Must be able to communicate (written & verbal effectively in English

  • Bi-lingual preferred

  • Considerable knowledge in planning, organizing, and implementing aquatics programs.

  • Working knowledge of swimming pool filters, mechanical systems and the use of chemicals for swimming pool and water chemistry.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Job LocationsUS-MA-Dorchester

Job ID 2022-10785

Category Aquatics

Type Regular Full-Time