The Salvation Army

  • Aquatics Program Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $47,476.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $47,476.00/Yr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position:  Aquatics Program Manager

    Location:  The Salvation Army KROC Center (SAKC), Philadelphia, PA

    Availability:  Immediate

    Schedule:  Full Time

    Reporting Relationship: Operations Ministry Director

    Salary and Grade:  $47,476 annual; 12 Exempt


    To find out more about The Salvation Army KROC Center go to


    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition Program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    Position Overview: The Aquatics Program Manager is responsible for the successful operation of all programs offered through the aquatic center.


    The Aquatics Program Manager is responsible for the successful operation of all programs offered through the Aquatic Center. This includes, but is not limited to, developing the swim lessons program, use of the pool areas by special groups, continuing education offerings (i.e. WSI certification), use of the facilities by aquatics competitive swim team (SAKA), and, in conjunction with the Fitness and Recreation department, class exercise offerings.  The Aquatics Program Manager will work with the Aquatics Personnel Manager to maintain high standards of facility cleanliness and maintenance, and assist in preparing the center for inspections and licensing of facilities.  The Aquatics Program Manager will work with the Operations Director to establish program plans and financial goals and, with the entire aquatics team, will strive to meet these plans on an annual basis.   


    Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Education, Sports and/or Recreation Management, or related field 3-5 years experience managing an aquatics facility, with associated program development experience. Willingness and understanding of the need to work nontraditional hours in support of the programs/services offered. Able to work with all ethnic and socio-economic populations. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent management and leadership skills. Current Lifeguard, CPR/AED, and WSI certifications. Must complete PA State Mandatory Reporter Course. As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


    Contact: Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:

                                        The Salvation Army KROC Center

                                        Human Resources Department

                                        4200 Wissahickon Avenue

                                        Philadelphia, PA, 19129

                                        Fax: (215)558-1560


    If you may be interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter online.

    Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at   Prospective employees can apply online at


                                       No phone calls please.


    Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department September 11, 2018


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


    The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

    Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

    Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

    and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


    Requisition No. 869


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