Aquatics Director

The North Attleboro Hockomock Area YMCA is currently seeking a Aquatic Director who is a mission-driven cause-driven leader.


North Attleboro Branch YMCA


North Attleboro, MA 02760-1304

Job Description

Responsible for planning, development, fiscal management, and administration of the complete YMCA swim program. The position includes supervision and management of the branch’s indoor and outdoor pool, as well as managing lifeguard staff at two town beaches in North Attleboro, MA. The position also ensures safety standards are met and staff is educated relative to these standards.


  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university required
  • Prior Aquatics management experience is desired, preferably in a Y environment
  • Strong relationship building skills and supervisory skills are essential
  • Must be well organized
  • Some experience with budget management required
  • Prior lifeguard and/or swim instructor experience is preferred
  • Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Must maintain current certification in the following:
    • YMCA Lifeguard Certification
    • YMCA Swim Instructor Certification
    • YMCA Swim Trainer Certification
    • First Aid and CPR Certificate
    • PALS - Principles of Aquatics Leadership

Essential Functions

  • Ensures national quality standards are met or exceeded in all program areas
  • Directly supervises the lifeguards, lifeguard training staff, and aquatics instructors
  • Oversees pool and staff schedules
  • Plans and implements aquatic emergency drills
  • Works cooperatively with Association Branch staff regarding teen and community programs
  • Develops written goals and objectives annually that align with branch results in areas of program and membership
  • Attends appropriate meeting and trainings
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates all Aquatics staff in a consistent and timely manner
  • Observes swim instructors and team staff to assure program quality on a regular schedule
  • Communicates with instructors and team staff in a caring and professional manner
  • Maintains current working knowledge of programs
  • Instructs lessons or lifeguards, as needed
  • Communicates with members/parents regarding concerns, changes, credits, or transfers in a professional manner
  • Develops new programs to ensure that programs are reflecting the needs of the community
  • Responsible for regular inspection of equipment, and partnering with maintenance should repairs be needed
  • Monitors phone calls, e-mails, and return messages in a timely manner
  • Plans yearly budget and monitors monthly reports.
  • Provides supervisor with appropriate information for preparation of annual report
  • Ongoing learning and implements of YMCA's safety policies and procedures
  • Follows and enforces all relevant Association and Branch policies
  • Exemplifies the YMCA character development principles at all times
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director or Associate Executive Director

How to Apply

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