Aquatics Director

Applications due 02/10/23

Job Description:

Date posted: January 17, 2023

Location: 8326 Avalon Drive, Mercer Island, WA, USA

Merce Island Beach Club

Mercer Island Beach Club (MIBC) is seeking a full-time Aquatics Director to join the team providing leadership and management of Aquatic programs and pool operations.


  • Develop, manage, and grow a comprehensive aquatics program (swim lessons, swim team, masters, aqua fitness) for the club.
  • Provide oversight for pool’s operation, including maintenance and routine care, and management of all relevant pool, computer, and electronic equipment
  • Work with the GM to develop and manage the annual Aquatics budget.
  • Recruit, train and manage staff including lifeguards, swim instructors, Masters & swim team coaches.
  • Ensure health code compliance of facility.
  • Develop & maintain pool safety program.
  • Build positive working relationships with staff, members, and outside vendors/contractors
  • Manage Aquatics website content & pool calendars
  • Lead and motivate staff and athletes

Reports to: General Manager

Classification: Full-time, year-round

Ideal Candidate

  • Thrives on working in a collaborative environment.
  • Is adaptable.
  • Has ownership and strong work ethic.
  • Enjoys interacting with members and building community.

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Experience in managing a pool facility and staff.
  • Certified Pool Operator (or obtained within the first 90 days of employment)
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid Certification
  • Experience in youth development through aquatics, aquatics safety and program management.
  • The physical ability to perform rescue and teaching techniques, routine pool duties including lifting and moving pool lines, lifeguard stands, touch pads, lane lines, covers and other pool equipment (50lbs).
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Flexible schedule.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Certified Lifeguard Instructor (LGI)
  • Certified Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word & Excel, Google Workspace and Meet Manager

How to Apply

Interested candidates are asked to apply online at

Contact Information

Katie Boissoneault, General Manager

8326 Avalon Drive
Mercer Island, WA 98040

phone: 206-232-3125 ext. 103