Job Description

Swim Instructor - Floyd County (Aquatics)
New Albany, IN, United States of America

Overview

As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. As a key member of the Aquatics team, a Swim instructor teaches both youth and adults swimming techniques & pool safety, and is responsible for proactive communication and maintaining a safe pool atmosphere while preventing accidents. The main purpose of this position is to provide a positive role model for members and to create a character-developing atmosphere.

Job Skills / Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum age of 16
• Team player with personal commitment to the YMCA Mission, Philosophy, & Character Development Values
• People centered, service oriented
• YMCA Youth Swim Lesson Instructor preferred, but we will train
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Previous lifeguard experience preferred, but we will train
• Must be able to swim and demonstrate strokes
• Obtain CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications (within 90 days of employment)
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Must be able to remain alert
• Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals
• Ability to teach with patience and caring attitude
• Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and loud situations
• Must be able to remain in water for long periods of time
• Responsible for scheduled classes/shifts & for following appropriate substitutes procedures
• Arrive 15 minutes prior to class start time to set up and greet participants
• Clean up all equipment and pool deck after classes have ended
• Attend all staff meetings and trainings as required by the Aquatics’ Director
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Must be able to remain alert
• Work in a wet/humid environment and come into contact with chlorine
• Must be able to remain in the pool for extended periods of time
• Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals
• Ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision
• Ability to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue
• Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and loud situations
• Environment may include indoor and/or outdoor pool conditions
• Ability to lift 25 pounds
• Noise level-High
• Employees must wear a proper facial mask/covering at all times while inside any YMCA facility. Masks are not required when working outdoors.

 

STATUS: Part-time; Non-exempt
SALARY RANGE: $10+/hr (based on experience)

Additional Information / Benefits

The YMCA of Greater Louisville maintains a strong commitment to training and professional development. As a new YMCA team member you will receive a community wide individual membership upon completion of the New Employee Orientation, program discounts, and participation in the YMCA retirement fund.

Equal Opportunity Employer Metro United Way Agency

Benefits: Community wide membership


This job reports to the Aquatics Director

This is a Part-Time position Various shifts .

Number of Openings for this position: 1