Aquatics Director

Interested in a rewarding career where you can have fun AND make a difference?


YMCA of Southern Maine


Portland, ME 04104

Job Description

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Branch Executive, the Aquatics Director is responsible for effectively and safely supervising the pool environment to prevent drowning and injuries in accordance with the policies established by the YMCA. Responsible for overseeing related administrative responsibilities. Policies must be followed within the National YMCA guidelines.



Essential Functions

1. Plan, develop, implement, and maintain all aquatics programming that includes:

• Responsibility for the health and safety of each participant.

• Keeping all aquatics areas safe, clean and orderly.

• Maintaining pool records and statistics dealing with each program.

• Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.

• Be in compliance with all State Health Regulations, YMCA, YMCA of USA, DHHS and American Red Cross standards.

2. Teach swim lessons, water exercise, lifeguard and other programs as deemed necessary.

3. Check and record pool chemistry and discuss related concerns with Facilities department.

4. Orient, acclimate and train new lifeguards to the facility, programs and the YMCA.

5. Provide supervision to staff and volunteers including interviewing, hiring and training, planning, assigning and directing work and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

6. Responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the departments including performing annual employee evaluations.

7. Responsible for overseeing the Swim Team including parent committee, coaches, volunteers and swim meets.

8. Assist in special events as assigned by the Supervisor.

9. Adhere to association policy regarding fiscal compliance.

10. Management of pool rentals.

11. Actively pursue opportunities to generate income through appropriate mission driven consistent programs and activities.

12. Work with branch leadership to raise money for the Y’s programs and financial assistance through the Y’s annual campaign (the Y’s annual fundraising campaign) by identifying prospects and making personal asks.

13. Meet the association standard for attendance, punctuality and dependability; keeping in confidence matters related to office or personnel; and, exercises good judgment around areas of responsibility.

14. Attend and participate in YMCA of Southern Maine Program Leadership Team meetings.

15. Communicate effectively with support services, Executive Director and other program leaders to coordinate programs and the needs of groups.

16. Performs other duties as assigned.



How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Feb. 29, 2020

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