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Program Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club
Stingrays

Location: 2650 Gordy Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30066, USA

with Stingrays

LAPS Program Director Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated Program Director to be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of our LAPS Program activities. These responsibilities include developing and managing the program’s budget, assist with hiring staff, managing the day to day operations of the program, promoting LAPS activities and events, and tracking the program’s progress. The LAPS Program Director will also liaise with the Stingrays coaching staff.

For LAPS to be the most successful program the Director should be a goal and detailed oriented, diligent and customer service minded individual, that can work with other like-minded individuals. The LAPS program needs a passionate leader to provide a community-based program for children and adolescents. From the leadership will descend an atmosphere Learning, Achieving, Playing and Swimming.

 

LAPS Director Responsibilities:

  • Managing the day to day business of LAPS (pool/lane/session schedules)
  • Establishing and implementing short-term and long-term marketing plans
  • Seek new locations for the program.
  • Maintaining an awareness and promotion of LAPS on social media
  • Tracking and reporting on the program’s progress (i.e. successes and areas of improvement)
  • Inspecting facilities and equipment for cleanliness, safety, and upkeep.
  • Approving the purchase of necessary equipment.
  • Coordinating with Lead coaches on practice, and event schedules.
  • Coordinating and promoting LAPS events, such as clinics and meets.
  • Together with Site Supervisors hire, train and certify LAPS teachers

LAPS Director Requirements:

  • Ability to work on own and within a team.
  • Strong customer service record
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in administration and marketing.
  • Experience with developing and managing a budget.
  • Understanding promotional events.
  • Willingness to learn the trade and be a positive part of a team
  • Graduate from High School.

Assistant Swim Coach – Yankee Clippers Swim Team – Springfield MA

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Yankee Clippers Swim Team

Location: Springfield, MA, USA

with Yankee Clippers Swim Team

The Yankee Clippers Swim Team is looking for multiple assistant coaches to assist at practice, and potentially at swim meets. Weekly commitment based off applicants availability. Ideally this would be for 3-4 days per week, however this can be adjusted due to circumstance and experience.

The Yankee Clippers Practice out of Elms College in Chicopee, MA and Western New England University in Springfield MA.

 

Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club

Location: 15 Washington Dr, Huntington, NY 11743, USA

with Huntington Crescent Club Inc.

Huntington Crescent Club, located in Western Suffolk County, is a family oriented, privately owned country club with an 18-hole premiere golf course & 16 tennis courts. Our spectacular heated pool facility also features poolside & patio dining. This season will be especially exciting as we will be operating out of our brand new clubhouse !

Job Description: Aquatics Director/Swim Coach

Status: Seasonal -May through Labor Day

Reports to: General Manager with liaison to Clubhouse Manager & House Chairman

Supervises: Lifeguards, Swim Team

 

As an on-site Aquatics Director, the primary responsibility is to recruit, schedule & supervise the lifeguard staff while maintaining a safe swimming environment by enforcing all rules & regulations of the pool & surrounding areas for member satisfaction. This position will be responsible for chemical maintenance & record-keeping, as well as coaching our award-winning swim team.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Physical Education, Recreation Management or Health Sciences

Maintains all proper certifications and training for self and pool staff.

Prior experience as a Pool Manager at a club of comparable size and stature preferable.

Competitive swimming experience as either a coach or athlete preferred.

Lifeguard training and experience teaching swim lesson required.

Private club experience preferred but not mandatory.

 

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

Broad knowledge and experience in pool operation and management.

Monitors and coordinates pool safety programs and risk management.

Employs only those methods and teaching techniques outlined and approved by the American Red  Cross.

Thoroughly understands specific state and local laws and statutes regarding pool safety and inspections.

Knowledge of and ability to perform personal role in emergency situations.

 

 

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

Responsible for the entire pool operation, including the safe and effective use of chemicals, swimming instruction, the club’s swim team. Supervise safe, clean, well-maintained and appealing club swimming facilities for member satisfaction. Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills required.

 

Job Tasks/Duties

Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates lifeguard staff.

Formulates weekly work schedules and rotation schedules for all pool employees.

Maintains proper chemical balance in pool and maintains mechanical equipment in coordination with the club’s maintenance department.

Registers members at pool and charges for all guests, lessons, etc.

Provides necessary orientation and training for pool staff.

Enforces club rules of safety and conduct.

Assists in rendering First Aid according to the standards established by the American Red Cross and American Heart Association.

Plans and directs special events.

Arranges a program of and schedule for private and group swim lessons.

Represents the club in activities as required.

Maintains and keeps all necessary records concerning pool attendance, pool chemicals, accident/

incident reports, problem-member reports, lifeguard and instructor schedules, etc.

Develops and implements pool safety program and schedules staff to provide adequate protection for members and their guests.

Assists in pool opening and closing at the beginning and end of season.

Attends Dept. Head meetings & Pool Committee meetings

Contributes to monthly newsletter & website

Operates within budget expectation & achieves dept. goals

 

Compensation

Base salary, bonus potential, meals, and golf privileges

 

Licenses and Special Requirements

Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate.

Red Cross progressive Swimming Instructor Certificate Desirable.

American Red Cross Basic First Aid required, training on AED units

Possession of a current Red Cross CPR card.

Pool Operator certification desirable

 

Please send resume for consideration to:

[email protected]

Age Group Coach — Novaquatics

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Novaquatics

Location: 4601 Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604, USA

with Novaquatics

Novaquatics is a year-round swim club located in Orange County, CA serving over 1,000 athletes. We are currently looking for a coach to lead groups consisting of swimmers ages 9-12.

The athletes will primarily be those newer to the sport, but who have knowledge of all four strokes.

Responsibilities of the coach include creating and administering workouts, communicating information to families, entering/coaching swim meets, and developing our athletes for success outside the pool.

The candidate is expected to be available Monday-Friday afternoons between 3:30-7:00 PM. Additionally, NOVA attends 1-2 weekend meets per month for which the candidate should be available.

All candidates should have the proper safety and SafeSport certifications as well as being in good standing with USA Swimming.

Aquatics Director – Peddie School

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team High School

Location: Hightstown, NJ 08520, USA

with Peddie School

The Peddie Aquatic Center at The Peddie School seeks an Aquatics Director. The Peddie Aquatic Center provides optimal training conditions for the school’s competitive swimmers and offers a variety of programs for the local community.

The Aquatics Director works closely with the school administration to ensure that all programming, budgets, operational safety and licensing are up to code and Peddie School standards. The director will work to ensure all aquatics programs represent the school philosophy and meet the mission of the school. The goals of all Aquatic Center programming is to provide a rewarding experience for each participant, to provide access to both Peddie students and the local community and to demonstrate excellence in the aquatics field.

Duties include:

  • Operational management of all aquatic programs
  • Staffing, training and oversight of:
    • office manager
    • lifeguards and duties regarding open swim
    • supervisors, instructors, administrators and assistant instructors for lessons and water aerobics
    • safety school
  • Scheduling:
    • use of pool by outside programs
    • Peddie School functions including swim meets, student swim parties, student swim time and other school activities centered around the pool
    • Peddie School aquatic physical activity programs including swimming P.A. and lifeguarding classes
  • Financial management of all aquatic programs
  • Implementation, enforcement and record-keeping of general pool safety
  • CPO/pool maintenance

Qualifications

  • Minimum certifications required upon hiring:
    • Lifeguard certification
    • Pool director certification
    • Certified pool operator or aquatic facility operator
  • Additional preferred certifications
    • Lifeguard instructor certification
    • Water safety instructor certification

Learn To Swim Program Manager

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
Fit Republik

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates

with Fit Republik

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan the learn to swim scheme of work,
  • Structure the lessons which will be delivered by all coaches
  • Ensure our LTS coaches are adhering to the developed scheme of work
  • Report on the progression of all children in the program
  • Liaise with other departmental stakeholders (Sales, CRM etc.)team, CRM to ensure good communications with members of the LTS program
  • Deliver and achieve monthly personal training targets
  • Ensure all professional certifications are current and up-to-date
  • Provide on-going training and development to Squad coaches

Required Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

  • Min 3 years’ experience in Learn to Swim levels from Babies and Toddlers & Children up to 8 years old.
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of people in a variety of situations
  • High level of emotional maturity
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to use independent judgment when required
  • ASCA Level 2 certified or equivalent
  • Personal Training Level 3 Certification is a plus

PR & Marketing Internship w/Champion’s Mojo Podcast

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
Champion's Mojo Podcast

Location: Melbourne, FL, USA

with Champion's Mojo Podcast

Champion’s Mojo Podcast PR & Marketing Internship

 

Champion’s Mojo Podcast is seeking a team player to fill an unpaid position for a 6-8 month internship in PR & Marketing. The ideal person/intern will work approximately 10 hours per week (part-time) from home in exchange for gaining experience in Sports Journalism, PR and Marketing–and having some fun working with some of the greatest champions in our sport and beyond. Intern will help with various aspects of our elite Swimming Podcast. We are a weekly 30-60 minute show that interviews Champions, many Olympic Gold Medalists, Olympic Coaches and icons in Swimming and high level performers in other industries. 

 

Intern needs to be a self starter that is knowledgeable about competitive swimming, has excellent communication skills (written and oral), is proficient with internet marketing and social media.  You’ll work with ISL Teams, College Teams and Pro Swimmers for booking interviewees on the show, promoting Champion’s Mojo on Social media, and to all swimming based organizations like USA Swimming Teams, Masters, NCAA, Swim Schools, etc. Depending on the candidate, tasks might also include editing transcriptions of interviews, working with our mailing lists, growing and expanding our brand.   

 

Though this is an unpaid position, there will be perks such as being able to attend (via internet) interviews with Champion’s on the show and working behind the scenes and if, location appropriate, on site. Depending on the value and success that the person selected brings to this position, it could become a paid position.  If selected candidate is a student we can work around their schedule. 

Yarrow Family YMCA (Head Coach)

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational

Location: 31105 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362, USA

with Yarrow Family YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides direct leadership, coaching, encouragement, and motivation to YMCA swim team coaches and members. Collaborates with coaches and volunteers of other swim teams to establish league rules and coordinate swim competition events. Relates to members, parents, other coaches, and YMCA staff in a positive and professional manner at all times.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Supervises, trains, leads, and supports all swim team coaches assigned to the swim team.
2. Leads a team during Annual Campaign.
3. Coaches team members to continually improve their stroke technique.
4. Fosters personal growth, personal safety, stroke development, sportsmanship, and fun during each swim practice and swim meet.
5. Uses positive reinforcement techniques to teach team members to accept and model YMCA Core Values of Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility.
6. Plans and leads team building activities.
7. Constantly watches all team members to ensure their safety during practice, team activities, and swim meets.
8. Communicates the child’s progress effectively to parents and the child.
9. Prepares swim team members and facilities (if hosting a meet) for competition and lead in organizing participants.
10. Collaboratively participates in establishing and modifying league rules and scheduling swim meets.
11. Demonstrates proper use of equipment to swim team members.
12. Cleans up team practice and competition area.
13. Participates in scheduled staff meetings and training events as required.
14. Recruits, trains, and supports parent volunteers.
15. Must be available to work weekends when swim meets are scheduled.
16. Performs other job-related duties as requested and necessary.
YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness
to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and
skills in technology.
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. At least 18 years of age.
2. At least 2 years prior swim team coaching experience.
3. ASCA Level II certified within 6 months of hire.
4. CPR, FIRST AID, AND AED certified through a nationally recognized sanctioning organization.
5. Proof of valid certification as USA Swim Coach, Y Swim Lesson Instructor, ARC Water Safety Instructor, or ASCA Swim Coach.
6. Must complete all online trainings before hire, which will be compensated for accordingly.
7. Previous experiences as a competitive swimmer.
8. Ability to perform all swim team skills and stokes correctly and proficiently.
9. Must understand and be able to teach the mechanics of all swim team strokes, skills, and strategies.
10. Ability to communicate effectively to team members, parents, and coachers.
11. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different background.
12. Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.
13. Ability to speak to plan and lead program activities
14. Must be available evenings and weekends.
15. Criminal record clearance.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
2. Ability to see to supervise children
3. Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
EFFECT ON END RESULTS
Successful performance of this job will ensure a well-run swim team program where children succeed and develop competitive swimming skills, sportsmanship, and lifelong fitness.

WATERFRONT DIRECTOR FOR SUMMER CAMP IN MAINE

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
Camp Skylemar

Location: 457 Sebago Rd, Naples, ME 04055, USA

with Camp Skylemar

Camp Skylemar, long considered to be one of the finest camps in the country, is in search of a well-qualified and experienced Waterfront Director.

Skylemar, located in southern Maine, offers top-notch instruction and enjoyment in aquatics and land sports for 200 boys, ages 7-17.  The setting is spectacular and well maintained, with 200 acres of fields and forest, and best of all, Trickey Pond.

Trickey Pond, known as one of the States cleanest and most transparent body of water, is the ideal setting for our popular and well-managed swimming and boating program.  Swim instruction and free-play, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake-surfing and fishing are favorite activities on our virtually private, three-mile-long lake.

We are in search of a Waterfront Director who:

  • Has extensive experience directing an aquatics program
  • Shares our belief that nothing is more important than safety
  • Is comfortable teaching all levels, from the fearful to the competitive
  • Is WSI and/or LGI certified
  • Can train, motivate and supervise a staff of 15 collegiate swimmer/lifeguards

We seek a smart, fun, safe and dynamic leader, who will inspire kids and staff members to love the water.  He/she will execute a Red Cross swim program, and must have the ability to teach teachers how to teach in small groups, sensitively and creatively.

As an accredited camp, the Waterfront Director will adhere to high standards established by the directors of Skylemar and the American Camping Association.  Also, as a member of our Senior Staff, he/she will be an integral part of camp management overall.

Known for our outstanding staff and attention to the individual child, Skylemar is a fantastic place to work.  Dates:  June 12-August 15.  We provide full scholarship ($13,750 tuition) for child or grandchild, $7,000-9,000 salary range, housing, meals and travel expenses.

Interested applicants should see our website (www.skylemar.com), apply online or contact George Simeon at [email protected]

Aquatics/Wellness Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
YMCA of Greater Montgomery

Location: Montgomery, AL, USA

with YMCA of Greater Montgomery

Head Coach – High School Girls Swim and Dive Team

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team High School
Snohomish School District

Location: 516 Maple Ave, Snohomish, WA 98290, USA

with Snohomish School District

This position is for the Head Coach of the Snohomish High School Girls Swim and Dive Team. The Head Coach will be responsible for the Varsity Swimmers. Several of the student-athletes already have futures cuts. Head Coach will be tasked with helping the team achieve their district and state meet goals. This is a tight knit group of girls that embody Positivity, Drive, Family, Dedication and Unity as their core values. The season runs for 12 weeks beginning August 24, 2020.

From the job description: Individuals occupying coaching positions are responsible for developing fundamental skills and an understanding of the rules of the sport in participants, modeling and fostering cooperation, sportsmanship and ethical behavior. Coaches determine the system of play to be used and develop and implement best strategies and methods to carry out the system. They are responsible for maintaining a safe environment for participants, ensuring their eligibility and monitoring their behavior. Coaches issue and inventory equipment, maintain financial and other related records, and perform other related duties as assigned.

Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
The Mercer Island Beach Club

Location: 8326 Avalon Dr, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA

with The Mercer Island Beach Club

AQUATICS DIRECTOR

We are looking for a responsible and engaged leader who is excited to develop and manage our Aquatics team and programs. You thrive on serving children and families, are a certified lifeguard, display positive communication skills and can manage a dynamic team. You will ensure that day to day operations run smoothly and that members and program participants have an exceptional experience. Additionally, you will ensure compliance with health and safety laws. This position reports to the General Manager.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the breadth and depth of aquatics programming including but not limited to swim lessons, swim team, private lessons, clinics etc. while meeting fiscal aquatics objectives.
  • Provide swim instruction/coaching for swim team, group and private lessons.
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage aquatics staff including: lifeguards, swim instructors and seasonal (swim/dive/water polo) coaches.
  • Oversee summer swim team program (200+ swimmers).
  • Effectively communicate with members, staff and volunteers.
  • Maintain a high quality of customer service, observing and enforcing Club standards.
  • Manage regular Lifeguard In-Service trainings to meet safety standards.
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed.
  • Identify potential safety concerns and accident prevention.
  • Ensure all incident, accident and rescue reports are properly prepared, filed, and in a timely fashion, brought to the attention of the GM.
  • Ensure accurate and timely records of class attendance for the purpose of billing.
  • Ensure accurate time cards, work schedules and staff certifications.
  • Other duties as assigned contributing to the team effort.

Summary of Experience and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, Bachelor degree (preferred)
  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification (preferred, willingness to obtain)
  • Current Water Safety Instructor Certification (preferred, willingness to obtain)
  • Previous swim instruction experience.
  • Previous coaching experience (preferred)
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
  • Ability and experience to train and manage employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong customer service, people and team building skills.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Word, Google, scheduling software etc.).
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both written and verbal.
  • Maturity, positive attitude and demonstrated willingness to work hard in a team environment.

Schedule and Physical Demands

  • Must have the physical ability to perform rescue and teaching techniques.
  • Flexible schedule available to work evenings and occasional weekends.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Full time position. Compensation salary plus commission, DOE. Medical, dental, vision benefits and monthly cell phone stipend available.

The Race Club Seeks Full-Time Swimming Coach, San Diego Location

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club
The Race Club

Location: San Diego, CA, USA

with The Race Club

The Race Club is seeking an ambitious, full-time swimming coach for its San Diego location. The focus of our coaching is on swimming technique for camps, private instruction and on-line coaching, using a science-based and technology approach. Must be capable of performing multiple functions, including computer skills, analysis, social media, and leadership.
The Race Club’s Primary Focus is on Swimming Technique and the Technical aspects of swimming. This non-traditional coaching position emphasizes teaching and the science of swimming where the coaching staff is expected to have or develop technical expertise and be on the cutting edge in the sport. This is a great opportunity to take your coaching career to the next level by learning from world-renowned coaches and world-class athletes while applying proven fundamental progressions to a diverse population of swimmers.
Our Coaches must have a passion for swimming, curiosity and a likeable personality with the ability to communicate positively and effectively with others. Swimming experience and success counts, however, all experience levels of coaches will be considered. Applicants should have talents, skills, experience and/or education outside the sport that effectively demonstrate intellect and capacity to learn. Specific skills in computer science, social media, technology, graphic arts, marketing and business administration are particularly valuable.
Benefits. Every day on the pool deck as a Race Club Coach is a step into the lab to learn at the highest level in the sport, develop and practice your coaching skills, both technical and interactive. Off of the deck, you will have the ability to contribute to building the preeminent swimming organization in the world. Opportunities for significant additional income, international exposure, and growth in a dynamic leader in the sport will be available for the best members of our staff. We are also a leader in swimming social media and online delivery of services, making a coaching position with the Race Club one of the most technologically innovative opportunities for coaches in the sport.
Join the Family. If you, or someone you know, is interested in this unique opportunity of coaching/teaching positions, please contact us. Email your resume to [email protected].

Full Time Mobile Swimming Teacher on Grand Cayman Islands

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
The Swim School Ltd

Location: Lenders Close, West Bay, Cayman Islands

with The Swim School Ltd

  • Looking for happy Self Driven and Highly Motivated Experienced Full-Time Swimming Teacher that can teach from Baby classes, Learn to swim, stroke Improve classes all the way up to adults.
  • You will need reliable transport and Clean and up to date Drivers license as you will be driving around the island teaching classes at  Private Residencies.
  •  Working  5 1/2 days per week, teaching private and group classes .
  •  10 paid vacation days per calendar year plus bank Holidays (Vacation starts after 3 months probation period)
  • Clean Police Record/Report
  • Three to Five years experience in teaching babies to adults in group and private classes.
  • Qualification required: Valid Swimming Teachers Certification, up to date Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED or equivalent.
  • first 3 month Salary: KYD$ 2,300/ USD $2,804, minus 1/2 medical contribution plus $150KYD / $182USD Gas/Phone contribution. After 3 months there is a  performance based increase in salary and commission starts.

Aquatics Deck Supervisor (Flushing YMCA)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other

Location: 5 West 63rd Street – 6th Floor

with YMCA of Greater New York

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

The Flushing YMCA is seeking an Aquatics Deck Supervisor who will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions in and around the swim area at the Flushing YMCA. The incumbent will promote a safe and positive atmosphere, in accordance with YMCA aquatics policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:        

  • Must be Rescue Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
  • Must be Instructor Ready:  uniform, lesson plans, maintaining records (attendance, track progress and complete end of session report).
  • Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
  • Assist the Aquatics Director with maintaining records and ensuring participants/parent concerns are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
  • Instruct participants according to YMCA aquatics program standards: using all 5 components, guided discovery, effective class organization and positive relationship with participants
  • Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
  • Report all issues concerning pool schedule, safety equipment, swimming program, and pool maintenance to Aquatics Director, in a timely manner.
  • Organize and perform private swim lessons, when needed.
  • Provide on deck supervision during program times.
  • Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
  • Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
  • Must attain the YMCA Lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire.
  • Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
  • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Desired Skills & Experience:      

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
  • Current YMCA Swim Lessons certification or equivalent.
  • Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
  • Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
  • Excellent hospitality skills.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.

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