Make a splash at the new Hampton Aquatics Center! The City of Hampton is looking for a dynamic visionary to serve as the Aquatics Administrator. This newly created position is a part of the Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services Department and will play an integral role in leading operations and staff in expanding aquatics programs in the City of Hampton to include competition at the national level.
Click on the link below to view images of our new state of the art Aquatics Center. Construction will begin early 2021 with anticipated project completion mid to late 2022. City of Hampton Aquatics Center Images
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation, Leisure Services, Sports Management, Outdoor Education, or a related field of study is required. Requires a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in planning, managing or directing competitive aquatic facilities, or collegiate or USA Swimming affiliated programs to include a minimum of five (5) years' experience supervising the work of others. Thorough knowledge of swimming pool operations, the development of aquatic classes, and of recreation programming is required. Experience collaborating with multiple partner organizations is preferred. Experience operating a competitive aquatics facility is preferred. Experience in a municipal government setting is preferred. Required certifications include: Certified Pool Operator (National Swimming Pool Foundation), Aquatics Facility Operator (National Recreation and Parks Association), and First Aid, CPR/AED, Certified Water Safety Instructor (American Red Cross).
Additional Salary Information: Depending on Qualifications
Internal Number: 06119
About City of Hampton
Hampton is an independent city located in Virginia. It is on the southern end of the Virginia Peninsula, bordering on Hampton Roads and Chesapeake Bay. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 136.2 mi; 51.8 mi of it is land and 84.4 mi of it is water, with a total population of 137,436.
The city boasts a strong military and technology presence. Langley Air Force Base is home of the First Fighter Wing. NASA Langley Research Center, where America's first astronauts were trained, is now a major center for aviation research. Hampton is also home to Hampton University and Thomas Nelson Community College.
Hampton is served by two airports. The primary airport for the Hampton Roads area is Norfolk International Airport, on the opposite side of Hampton Roads in Norfolk. The region's secondary airport, Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, is located on the Virginia Peninsula in Newport News.
Hampton is part of a dynamic metropolitan region. Besides Hampton, the region contains 5 other cities with a population greater than 100,000. The Hampton Roads region has a population of more than 1.6 million and is the36th largest MSA in the na...tion.
Demographically, Hampton is in many ways typical of metropolitan America. It contains within its boundaries an urban core, a ring of older, settled neighborhoods and newer suburban development. Its citizens' age, educational, occupational and socio-economic characteristics by and large reflect the typical American demographic profile.