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Choose Your Role – Aquatic Manager

Becoming an Aquatic Manager

Full-time roles within JEM are rare and great opportunities. We are always looking for fresh faces or previous JEM supervision ready to take the next step. Perhaps you know you want to work a full-time manager role with us but are not quite sure where? Apply today or contact us and we’ll get you started! We look forward to hearing from you.

Position Type:
Minimum Prerequisite:
ILTP Lifeguard License or Equivalent
Will Train Applicant:
High School or College Degree and/or JEMA Graduate

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Provide general oversight, “Gold Standard” safety, and excellent customer service for guests/swimmers frequenting aquatic facilities and attractions operated by Jeff Ellis Management, LLC.

Managers must consistently perform the following duties:

  • Manage employees to ensure they are meeting the standards and goals of their position
  • Lead daily operations and report all activity to the Director and VP of Operations
  • Manage the hiring, training, and managing of all employed by JEM
  • Provide a warm and inviting atmosphere when assisting guests
  • Lead by Example- Go above and beyond for the guests and team member you serve
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

To perform the job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Must be able to complete all requirements of the lifeguard position
  • 6+ years of managing multiple employees
  • Ability to develop and maintain exceptional relationships with Clients and Staff
  • Customer Service and Aquatic experience is a must
  • Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Positive Attitude and Team Mentality


  • Lifeguard must possess ILTP license or pass an ILTP training program, CPO/AFO


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  • Laguna Sole (Sole Mia) – North Miami, FL
  • Orlando World Center Marriott – Orlando, FL
  • Gaylord Palms – Kissimmee, FL
  • Jerry Resnick Aquatic Center – North Lauderdale, FL
  • Caporella Aquatic Center – Tamarac, FL
  • P.J. Meli Aquatic Complex – Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • C.W. Thomas Pool – Dania Beach, FL
  • Mickey’s Retreat – Orlando FL
  • Fountain View Recreation Center (Carol Stream Park District) – Carol Stream, IL

Apply now and your on-site managers will begin your interview process!