Aquatics Director

Applications due 10/08/22

Job Description:

Date posted: September 8, 2022

Location: 130 East Ave, Lewiston, ME, USA

YWCA Central Maine is searching for a highly qualified individual to fill the full-time position of Aquatics Director. This full-time, benefits eligible position works a flexible schedule to meet the overall needs of the YWCA pool facility and Aquatics programs. The Aquatics Director is responsible for the design, compliance, and oversight of the aquatics programming content, including a robust swim lessons program, daily operations, pool equipment, special events (splash parties), and staff supervision.

The Aquatics Director is responsible for the overall success and safety of the YWCA Aquatic Department activities and works directly with local community partners and vendors to develop creative water safety and fitness programming that serves the mission of the YWCA. The Aquatics Director is responsible for responding to occasional on-call needs related to the pool and aquatics program in coordination with the Facilities Manager and Chief Operating Officer, maintaining the cleanliness of the pool department area for the health and safety of patrons, and ensuring adequate staffing at all times.

The position is located in Lewiston.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent relevant experience, in Recreation Management, Physical Education, or another related field is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Certification: American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard with CPR for the Professional Rescuer is required. Lifeguard Instructor and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certifications are also preferred.

Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a lifeguard and/or swim instructor. Minimum of 3 years’ experience supervising a team of staff.

Instructor Experience: Teaching swim lessons, water fitness, or other aquatics activities

Facilities Experience: Experience with pool chemicals and maintenance, or willing to be trained

Professional Skills: Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Beginning salary for highly qualified applicants who meet all preferred qualifications and requirements is $50,000, including a competitive benefits package (PTO, floating holidays, employer-sponsored HSA, on-site gym, and more!)

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to YWCA’s Chief Program & Impact Officer, Amanda Hatch, at [email protected] This position remains open while posted and applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Contact Information

Amanda Hatch

130 East Ave

phone: 2077954050