Sunday, September 18, 2022

Now Hiring Aquatic Division Manager for Austin Parks and Recreation


Apply Now Through October 26 to Manage Austin's Pool System
The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department is hiring a new Aquatic Division Manager. This position will manage Austin’s pools and aquatic facilities. The City of Austin Aquatic Division operates a $12.5M annual budget and includes 45 public aquatic facilities – 7 Regional pools, 3 Community pools, 22 Neighborhood pools, 1 Wading pool, Barton Springs Pool and 11 splash pads. 

The Aquatic Division Manager works with diverse populations and communities, including interacting with individuals from a variety of social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. The purpose of the position is to provide guidance, support, and management to 24 full-time staff and approximately 800 part-time staff and to oversee aquatic safety and certification programs. The annual salary ranges between $80,662.40 and $110,094.40 depending on experience.

Once final candidates are selected, the Department will schedule a public meet and greet so that the community can provide input. Ideal people for this position have experience planning, organizing, and implementing aquatics programs and services for diverse populations. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Leisure Services, Public Administration, or a related field are preferred. Learn more about preferred experience and certifications for the position at

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  First citywide feedback meeting is Thursday, Oct. 6 The City of Austin is  taking steps  to launch a network of Resilience Hubs. The first...