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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 www.mibeachclub.com.

Contact Information

Katie Boissoneault, General Manager

8326 Avalon Drive
Mercer Island, WA 98040

phone: 206-232-3125 ext. 103