Advanced Aquas Director

Provide leadership in the overalld evelopment, implementation, promotion, and administration of the aquatics programs

YMCA

Willow Grove YMCA

Location

Willow Grove, PA 19090

Job Description

The Advanced Aquatic Director is expected to provide leadership in the overall development, implementation,
promotion, and administration of the aquatics programs that are responsive to the needs of the community; ensure that aquatics programs and services are delivered with high quality in accordance with YMCA standards and statutory rules and regulations; under the supervision of the Executive Director/Associate Exec., supervise Assistant Aquatics Directors, Coaches and aquatic programs; hire, train, schedule and supervise of all aquatics staff; responsible for development and implementation of aquatic budget.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3-5 years of experience with current YMCA or ARC Lifeguard, CPR for Professional Rescuer and First Aid and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or WSI certification with 2 years of related experience. Pursue CPO and Pesticide Application within 6 months.

Ability to use chemistry test kit

Exhibit strong leadership skills; possess a passion for member service, building and maintaining a culture of member service excellence

Acquire and maintain the following certifications:

o CPR Pro/AED/O2 (valid 1 year)

o First Aid (valid 1 year)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken word to impart oral information and to convey detailed, spoken instructions to staff, members, and volunteers accurately, quickly, and loudly; ability to perceive the nature of sounds by ear; running quickly on land then safely entering the water; general swimming ability; surface diving and swimming underwater to a specific depth; recovering a casualty from deep water to the surface; towing a casualty to a point of exit from the water; lifting, carrying or/or dragging a victim to a point of safety; Ability to sprint on land; ability to lift and carry over 100lbs under water; ability to pull and drag large objects; ability to sit or stand for long periods of time; ability to tread water for long periods of time; ability to clearly see at 20 inches or less and 20 feet or more ; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are

Essential Functions

Provide leadership in the delivery of quality within the YMCA aquatic department. Ensure that all instructors are trained and provide programs that meet member needs and YMCA standards. Responsible for overall implementation of the Swim Team.

Monitor all aquatic programs and staff for safety, quality and member service. Develop relationships with members and obtain regular feedback on programs.

Provide program enhancements to ensure that member needs are being met inline with Association guidelines.

Supervise staff, including Assistant Aquatics Director and Coaches, and ensure appropriate staffing of pool and programs.

Responsible for staff scheduling, new staff orientations, staff development, staff recognition, and payroll.

Responsible for staff in-service training, feedback, and staff audits to ensure program quality.

Ensure safety and cleanliness in the pool area, locker rooms and adjoining locations. Complete weekly maintenance checklist.

Complete pool logs on a regular basis.

Ensure that pool staffing is within YMCA standards before leaving the area or performing maintenance items.

Conduct lifeguard and safety audits daily.

Perform pool maintenance duties in accordance with OSHA Hazardous Materials Precautions. Hose down pool deck, put away all equipment. Perform water quality testing. Perform regular surveys of pool and filter room.

May be required to pursue POOL Operator or CPO certification and backwash pool filtration system and monitor pool chemicals

Develop and implement the Aquatic Budget.

Provide leadership to the Aquatics Quality Team.

Provide excellent service to members and participants. Communicate all pool rules and ensure that you are accessible and identifiable.

Lead by example at all times. Interact with a high level of professionalism and accountability. Perform other related duties as required.

Serve as a member of the management team and Director on Duty for the facility. Actively campaign for the Annual Campaign and work to develop donors and volunteers. Provide leadership to the Aquatics Quality Team.

Provide excellent service to members and participants. Communicate all pool rules and ensure that you are accessible and identifiable.

Lead by example at all times. Interact with a high level of professionalism and accountability. Perform other related duties as required.

Salary

$35,000.00 - $48,000.00

How to Apply

Apply by Email

gchamberlain@philaymca.org

Resumes Accepted Until

Dec. 13, 2019

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