Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing, and passionate individual for the position of Aquatics Programmer.

Under direct supervision of the Aquatics Operations Supervisor this position develops, plans, coordinates, and administers year-round aquatic recreation programs. Provides supervision and direction to program staff and instructors; provides staff support in the areas of lifeguarding and pool maintenance.  The Aquatics Programmer is responsible for the direct supervision of 10-12 part-time or seasonal employees.  The department has an overall staff of 35 full-time, and approximately 75 part-time or seasonal employees.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in recreation or related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of aquatic programming which includes administrative and supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

A valid State of Wyoming driver’s license and CPR/First Aid/AED, WSI, WSIT, and LG, LGI certifications are required.

The position is full-time, non-exempt with the hiring salary range of $19.91-$20.91 per hour DOE, inclusive of a strong benefit package.

All applications must be submitted at www.tetonwyo.org/jobs.  Interview candidates will be selected based on education, experience, and completion of application and resume.


Teton County/Jackson is located in western Wyoming and is a gateway community to Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest.  Teton County is over 76,000 acres, of which 97% is federally owned.  Tourism is the driving force of the local economy, and sales tax is the primary funding source for local government services.  Approximately 65% of the sales tax base come from visitors. 

Teton County has approximately 25,000 residents, of which 8,000 of those are in the town of Jackson.  Jackson is the only incorporated town within Teton County.  A significant number of the residents in Teton County are second home owners.  According to the 2012 Teton County/Jackson Comprehensive plan, the common values of community character are ecosystem stewardship; growth management; and quality of life.

Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department operates as a County agency under a Joint Powers Agreement between the town and county.  Department Funding is split between the County at 55% and the Town at 45% based upon the 2010 Census on residential population distribution.  The department also partners with the Teton County School district through a shared facility use agreement.

The department has (11) eleven developed parks comprising 60 acres and (4) four undeveloped parks comprising 89 acres; a 40,000 square foot recreation center with a gymnasium, multi-purpose/aerobics room, 8-lane lap pool, leisure pool, splash down pool/slide tower, therapy pool, hot tub, steam room and sauna; 50 miles of paved multimodal pathways; and management of approximately 1,000 acres of BLM Snake River Recreation parcels.  Through the school district agreement, the department has management and maintenance responsibilities of 11 athletic fields comprising 18 acres.  Lastly, the department has grounds maintenance responsibility for all town and county government facilities and town right-of ways.

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