CITY OF ISSAQUAH
Positions in this class are responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, administering,
coordinating, promoting, and evaluating a variety of programs and services related to aquatics.
Employees oversee the day-to-day operations of the pool; evaluate the success of programs and
services, hire and direct full-time and part-time staff, act as liaison with other local agencies and
community groups on these programs and services. Incumbents work independently referring
non-routine or highly sensitive problems to the supervisor and have responsibility for
recommending and implementing policy and new program development. The work requires
excellent communication and human relations skills due to considerable public contact.
Reports to: Recreation Supervisor
Supervises: Varying number of full-time and part-time instructors and program specialists.
Performs work in new and varied situations in accordance with broad departmental goals and
objectives under general direction from supervisor. Exercises considerable independent judgment
in performing assignments of an on-going nature.
Positions in this class are distinguished from the Recreation Specialist by broader responsibility
for planning and developing aquatics programs and services. They are distinguished from the
Recreation Coordinator by lesser community involvement to secure support and resources for
program activities and by a lesser focus on budget, grant and contract planning, development and
Work is performed primarily in the pool facility or at satellite sites. Work occasionally requires
active participation in program activities, requiring varying degrees of physical exertion and
exposure to dangers related to water and swimming pools.
• Researches, develops and administers a variety of aquatics programs in one or more