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Swim Instructor

About the Position

The Aquatics Department is currently seeking a motivated and ambitious Swim Instructor. Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, a Swim Instructor is responsible for providing private and group swim instruction to clients; maintaining a safe and effective learning environment while focusing on the fulfillment of clients’ swimming goals; achieving personal revenue goals; and providing the best customer service and hospitality to members and guests.

Responsibilities

  • Provides instruction; provide specific and corrective feedback to each client at each session
  • Design and deliver effective and rewarding sessions and workouts
  • Maintain accurate, current records on all clients’ progress; follow progression guidelines
  • Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and club policies
  • Maintain a consistent work schedule; arrive punctually for sessions
  • Provide excellent communication with the parents of swimmers as well as all members and staff
  • Actively participate in events, programs meetings and training
  • Help keep pool deck clean, safe and organized
  • Follow all safety procedures and precautions

 

Qualifications

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR, AED & First Aid certifications or Swim Coach Safety TrainingExperience in Competitive Swimming as a participant or a coach
  • Understand the current best practices in learn-to-swim skills, competitive swim techniques and childhood development
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, and sales techniques
  • Knowledge of water hazards, lifesaving techniques and first aid, recognize hazardous situations, and adopt effective courses of action
  • Requires proficient swimming ability and the proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements

  • Work is typically performed outdoors in varying and occasionally extreme (hot) weather conditions.
  • Ability to arrive at work on time for all scheduled work shifts required. Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays required.
  • Must be flexible, adaptable, and readily able to adjust to changes in work environment.
  • Position requires daily public contact.
  • Must be able to work in a hot environment
  • Must occasionally sit for extended periods and regularly walk around the facility
  • Mobility around and in the pool.

 

 

 

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