Recreation Specialist Water


Plans, coordinates and schedules recurring activities, special events and joint community undertakings to maximize use of facilities and resources consistent with the military mission. Evaluates

effectiveness of ongoing aquatics activities. Adapts and varies programs as necessary. Enforces rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers.

Plans swimming programs, developing basic categories such as swim instructions, swim team competition, springboard diving, water exercise classes, etc., and may involve SCUBA instruction. Devises, improvises and

adapts various activities to fit the conditions of water environment and to conform to limitations in funds, facilities, equipment and staff support.May assist supervisor in developing annual budget, procurement of equipment,

formulating long range plans, safety programs, and public relations undertakings.

Performs other related duties as assigned.




Three years of experience that demonstrates knowledge of: water safety on an instructor level; cardiopulmonary resuscitation (preferably on an instructor level); basic and advanced first aid; and ability to independently develop and monitor a comprehensive aquatics program for a large community. Ability to use equipment to take pool and environmental readings. Must possess Water Safety Instructor (WSI), current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and basic first aid certificates.