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Aquatics Coordinator

Company: YMCA of Greater Brandywine
Location: Exton
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

We are an association of eight YMCA's serving Chester County. Our mission is to nurture the potential of every child, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility through life-changing programs for all. We are seeking a new Aquatics Coordinator to join our team. Your role will be to maximize the development of Lifeguard and/or instructional programs to address the needs and safety of members. These programs could include but are not limited to, preschool, youth, adult, adapted swim, private swim instruction, and our Safety Around Water programming. In addition, the incumbent will assist with Aquatics summer camp programming and work in relation to safety and risk to enhance lifeguard and/or swim lesson staffing. The Aquatic Coordinator will ensure the aquatics experience is safe, fun, and enjoyable for members and program participants. The Aquatic Coordinator will assist the Aquatic Director to hire, train, schedule, and supervise lifeguards and/or swim instructors. Additionally, the Coordinator is expected to work hands-on lifeguarding and/or swim instruction and with any aquatic programs when needed and fulfill general building director duties as assigned. As a member of the Aquatics department, you will work with Directors, lifeguards and other staff members and report to our Aquatic Director. What You Will Do: Act as the lead contact for all lifeguards and or swim instructors. Ensure there is adequate staffing coverage in Lifeguards and/or swim instructors to provide a welcoming and safe member experience Instruct, assign, and provide feedback to lifeguards and/or swim instructors in the performance of their duties Ensure that lifeguard and/ or swim instructor team members follow established procedures consistent with the training they receive. Educate members and staff about facility rules and regulations. Lead in-service training for lifeguards and/or swim instructors. Maintain accurate pool records. What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: High School or GED Previous lifeguarding experience including knowledge of lifeguarding principles required Ability to lead and motivate others and earn respect Demonstrate maturity in relating to people of all ages and abilities Why You'll Love Us: The YMCA is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening individuals and communities across the country. At the Y, we're here to help you find your "why" - your greater sense of purpose - by connecting you with opportunities to improve your health, support young people, make new friends and contribute to a stronger, more cohesive community for all. Salary range for this position is $15.00 - $17.00 per hour (plus bonus/commission). We offer the following benefits: Tuition reimbursement Referral bonuses Free Family Membership (all family members must live in the same household) Opportunities for training and advancement DEI Statement: We prioritize diversity and inclusion in our workplace as well as our hiring practices. We are committed to employing people from various backgrounds with unique perspectives and experiences. We recognize that input from all voices informs innovation and strengthens our business. EOE Statement: The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws. Employment Type: Part Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $15 - $17 Hourly Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: YMCA of Greater Brandywine, Lower Merion , Aquatics Coordinator, Other , Exton, Pennsylvania

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