Assistant Swim Coach

Applications due 05/09/19

Job Description:

Location: 16050 West 127th Street, Lemont, IL, USA

Job Summary: 

The Assistant Swim Team Coach will be under the direction of the Head Swim Team Coach and Aquatics Supervisor. Responsible for the safe and responsible coaching of the Swim Team, which includes the day-to-day planning and supervision of any swim team participants. Responsible to consult with Head Coach and Aquatics Supervisor on all pool related matters. This is an at-will position.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Work varying schedules and hours as required to fulfill the duties of the position, including weekend, evening and holiday hours and be available in case of an emergency.
  2. Gain knowledge and understanding of park district policies and procedures and see that they are adhered to at all times.
  3. Attend mandatory in-service trainings; district-wide part-time staff orientations and crisis trainings as required.
  4. Wear nametag with staff issued uniform in order to be clearly identified as a District employee.
  5. Maintain a safe pool environment which will include knowledge of emergency procedures, equipment and action plan.
  6. Assist the Swim Team Coach in the execution of meet functions.
  7. Must be able to demonstrate proper swim techniques to participants from in the water and on deck.
  8. Assist in programming and operating the timing system.
  9. Assist in the Preparation of swim meet entries for specified age group participants.
  10. Must have own transportation to travel to and from swim team practices and meets.
  11. Assist the Aquatics Supervisor in the execution of special events, aquatic programs and classes.
  12. Adhere to time clock procedures and keep accurate and neat record of time worked.
  13. Administer, observe and follow all District safety policies and regulations as the safety of staff and participants is of utmost importance and a continuing responsibility of all employees. Immediately notify the Risk Manager of any safety hazards in District buildings, grounds and facilities.
  14. The District encourages its employees to take an active role in the appearance of the District i.e. pick up litter throughout the buildings, grounds and facilities of the District.
  15. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Must have four (4) years of swimming. Requires strong people and customer service skills and the ability to help organize swim practice and swim team programs effectively. First Aid/CPR/AED required.

How to Apply

Please apply on-line at


Contact Information

Josh Dunn, Head Swim Coach

16028 W 127th Street Lemont, Il 60439

phone: 630.257.6787 x 3003