Aquatics Coordinator

The Salem Family YMCA is looking for a self-motivated and mission driven candidate to join our full-time Aquatics Staff.


Salem Family YMCA


Salem, VA 24153-5301

Job Description

This candidate must possess an outgoing personality and a positive attitude as well as verbal and written communication skills. The primary responsibility of the Aquatics Coordinator is to, under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, assist in the organization, planning, and management of all aquatic programs, supervise part time aqua fitness instructors and swim instructors, and ensure the Salem Family YMCA aquatics environment provides a safe and positive member experience for all.


The individual must also hold the following valid certifications:

· CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

· Red Cross /YMCA Lifeguard

The following certifications are preferred:

· American Red Cross and/or YMCA Lifeguarding Instructor

· YMCA Parent/Child, Preschool, and Youth and Adult swim lesson instructor

Essential Functions

Directly supervise aqua fitness instructors and all swim lesson instructors.

Schedule and coordinate part-time staff schedules, hold appropriate in-services and trainings,ensure all staff stays current in appropriate certifications.

Assist with Y SPLASH implementation at local elementary schools and at the YMCA

Actively instruct the SAW classes

Assist with monthly pool scheduling.

Assist with developing and monitoring the aquatic budget to meet fiscal objectives.

Assist in developing new programs within the community per the association’s strategic plans.

Performs lifeguard duties, swim lessons, water fitness and arthritis classes as needed.

Strong candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university. The individual must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in pool management with supervision & training abilities and expertise in creating & implementing aquatic programming. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is required.

The YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

If you value a culture of excellence, transparency, servant leadership, and accountability, please apply at



How to Apply

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Apply by Mail to:

Daniel Smith
1126 Kime Ln
Salem 24153-5301

Resumes Accepted Until

Aug. 30, 2019

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