Job Title: Aquatic Coordinator
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time Pay: $31,200 annually
Reports to: Aquatic Director Revision Date:2/28/2023
The Aquatic Coordinator (AC) motivates, leads, and mentors staff. The AC is a team player fostering unity, providing safety and building a program that meets the needs of the community. The AC provides leadership in the following areas: all pools, swim lessons, pool management, lifeguards and specialty camps.
1. Requires a flexible schedule including working mornings, daytime, evenings and weekends.
2. Serves as back up when the Aquatics Director cannot be present.
3. Participates in recruiting, hiring, and training all aquatic and outdoor pool staff.
4. Assists with specialty camps and homeschool groups.
5. Helps to cover all scheduled shifts and/or finds substitute coverage in conjunction with the Aquatic Director.
6. Completes daily quick checks and drop tests for aquatics staff.
7. Assists with swim lessons and private swim instruction.
8. Assists with pool maintenance, chemical checks, supplies inventory, and monthly checklist.
9. Helps to maintain cleanliness of all pool areas including deck, pool bottom, slides, whirlpool, sauna, windows, etc. in conjunction with the Aquatic Director.
10. Provides excellent member service by exceeding member expectations and communicating any concerns to the Aquatic Director immediately; greets and acknowledges members while encouraging aquatic participation.
11.Enforces all member codes of conduct, rules, and policies including (but not limited to) age restrictions, swim bands, dress codes, language, and proper use of YMCA equipment and facilities.
12. Knows and understands emergency procedures; is prepared to act on them if necessary.
13. Maintains current certifications including Basic Life Support/First Aid/Oxygen, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor certifications.
14. Attends all trainings, monthly in-service meetings, and branch meetings as required.
15. Supports all branch and association-wide membership retention and engagement initiatives.
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others.
Operational Effectiveness: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well.
Must be 18 years of age.
Current YMCA Lifeguard or Red Cross lifeguard certification (including BLS, First Aid and Oxygen certifications); LGI preferred.
Y-Basic Swim Lessons v6 certification preferred or willing to obtain.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
Computer knowledge; comfortable using software and phone applications.
Physical ability to respond to children quickly in an emergency: regular kneeling, bending, or sitting.
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks, including working with families and children.
To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, it is necessary to specify the physical, mental, and environmental conditions of the Essential Duties of the job. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.