Director of Operations and Sailing
-The Bayfield Area Recreation Center features an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, fitness room and racquetball court, and offers a variety of classes and programs including martial arts and sailing. The Rec Center is a community center operated by a non-profit that featured over 40,000 visits last year.
-Direct operations at the Bayfield Area Recreation Center, including use of the facility and memberships.
-Serve as program director for all North Coast Community Sailing operations, including scheduling, hiring, communications, marketing, planning, committee management, overseeing and delegating equipment maintenance, and attending daily operations to address needs
– Work alongside the Director of Programming to supervise and coordinate employees, including hiring, scheduling, certifications, and performance reviews.
-Manage the membership and general use of the Rec Center, including communications, advertising and health insurance programs
-Organize and manage the maintenance of the facility, including doing basic repairs and cleaning, and testing of pool chemicals after taking a certification course.
-Serve as front desk receptionist while performing duties, including greeting and serving patrons and answering phone calls.
-Serve as a lifeguard to give regular breaks to the primary lifeguard, and occasionally serve as the primary lifeguard as needed.
-Assist with coordination and supervision of special events, eventually assuming the primary role
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Qualifications and Skills
-Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
-Knowledge and experience in recreation, exercise, fitness, aquatics and sailing.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, patrons, board members and the general public.
-Competency of computer skills including email, MS Word, Excel and Publisher
-Understanding and competency of the operation of basic tools and equipment with the ability to make basic repairs to the facility and equipment. Must also be able to meet the physical demands of lifting and moving equipment, climbing a ladder, sailing and other tasks requiring physical fitness
-Certification as a Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, or able to pass a lifeguard certification course (swim 300 yards).
-Certification as a Aquatics Facility Operator, or willingness to take a certification course.
-Certification as a US Sailing Small Boat Instructor, or willingness and qualifications to obtain one
-Energetic, high-functioning, multi-tasking, dedicated
-30-40 hours per week varying with special events, 1500-800 hours total for a year, negotiable
Salary $30,000-40,000 depending on experience and hours
Send a resume and cover letter to Raymond Thompson, PO Box 1146, Bayfield, WI 54814, Raymond@thompson.com. Call 218-334-1302 with questions. We will begin processing resumes in mid-December.