Aquatic Director

The Le Mars YMCA is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to lead our Aquatics Department and Swim Team Program!


Le Mars Area Family YMCA


Le Mars, IA 51031-0041

Job Description

Under the general guidance of the Executive Director, the Aquatic Director will be responsible for developing, organizing and implementing high-quality aquatic programs and providing leadership and supervision to aquatic staff.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred
  • At least 21 years of age with Lifeguarding and Swim Lesson Certifications
  • CPR, AED, First Aid Certifications
  • Ability to obtain CPO certification and Trainer License for above certifications
  • Management experience including staff supervision of 10 or more people along with scheduling and training of staff
  • Competitive swim team experience desired
  • Excellent customer service skills

Essential Functions

  • Recruit, hire, train, develop and direct staff and volunteers for both the indoor and outdoor pools
  • Create work schedules, hold monthly staff meetings for part-time staff, performance reviews for staff under your supervision, maintain accurate staff certification records
  • Create and schedule swim classes, water fitness classes, swim team practices, etc.
  • Responsible for communicating aquatic information to the YMCA staff
  • Assess and recommend facility and equipment needs
  • Provide data and reports to the Executive Director
  • Communicate program information to the Marketing Director for promotion
  • Teaching aquatic classes, lifeguarding and any other general aquatic duties
  • Develop special events for the pools
  • Represents the Association and maintains its relationship with other organizations and groups in the community
  • Order appropriate supplies and program resources
  • Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state and local health and safety regulations
  • All other duties assigned for the good of the organization

Required Certifications

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred
  • Lifeguarding and Swim Lesson Certifications (ARC Preferred)
  • Experience in supervising staff
  • Certified Pool Operator certification preferred or ability to obtain
  • Lifeguard Intructor Trainer preferred or ability to obtain
  • CPR, AED, First Aid Trainer preferred or ability to obtain


$26,000.00 - $32,000.00

How to Apply

Apply by Email

Apply by Mail to:

Todd Lancaster
241 12th St SE
Le Mars 51031-0041

Resumes Accepted Until

Oct. 4, 2019

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