• Waterfront Director (FT Summer Seasonal)

    Posted: 01/25/2022

    The Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department is currently seeking an individual to serve as our Waterfront Director for the summer 2022 season.

    General Duties & Responsibilities:
    The Waterfront Director coordinates the various aspects of the seasonal waterfront operations including: organizing and conducting on-the-job-training for lifeguards, supervising and scheduling Lifeguards & Water Safety Instructors, and reporting maintenance and other needs at the waterfront. Performs rescue maneuvers, CPR, and First Aid as needed, and takes command during emergency situations. Ensures that maximum safety precautions are practiced and rules and regulations are followed by all waterfront patrons. The Waterfront Director works under the supervision of the Director of Parks & Recreation.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • At least 21 years of age
    • Current Lifeguard Certification from the American Red Cross, YMCA or similar organization
    • Current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer & First Aid Certifications
    • Demonstrated supervisory experience
    • Ability to manage staff and handle discipline issues as they arise.
    • Ability to effectively & diplomatically handle the general public
    • Independent judgment & initiative required

    Additional Preferred Qualifications:
    ? Instructor Certification - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
    ? Instructor, American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
    ? Water Safety Instructor
    ? Small Craft Safety

    Hours: The Waterfront Director position is 40 hours per week from Mid-June thru late August, 2022 with some additional preparation hours before the start of the season. The Waterfront Director will work 1 weekend day each week.

    Rate of pay: $17.71 – 20.81 dependent upon qualifications and experience.

    How to Apply:
    Interested individuals should complete a Town of Merrimack application for employment and submit it along with a copy of their Lifeguard certification to: Town of Merrimack, Human Resources, 6 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH 03054. Application can be found online by going to www.merrimacknh.gov/jobs or by stopping by Merrimack Town Hall. For questions, please contact Parks & Recreation Director Matt Casparius at 603-882-1046 or by sending an email to: mcasparius@merrimacknh.gov. Position will remain open until filled.



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