Aquatics Coordinator

Seeking an experienced Aquatics Coordinator for the YMCA of Foothills.

YMCA

YMCA of the Foothills

Location

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011-1933

Job Description

The Aquatics Coordinatoris responsible for leading a team of staff and volunteers in carrying out the association’s strategic direction, goals, objectives, tactics and strategies as defined by the Association and the strategic plan through a variety of tactics. TheAquatics Coordinatoris responsible for implementation of tactics, staff and volunteer development, and work effectively with members.

Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a related area preferred. HS Diploma Required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a certified lifeguard.
  • Preferred minimum 1 year in a supervisory, senior, or lead position (Sr. Lifeguard, Swim Lessons Coordinator, Aquatic Coordinator, etc.) in aquatics
  • The position requires current:
    • YMCA of ARC Lifeguard Instructor Certification
    • YMCA or ARC Lifeguard, ( must crossover to YMCA Lifeguard within 90 days of hire)
    • ARC/ASHI CPRO or AHA BLS-C, First Aid, and AED
    • 02
    • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • 1 year experience in teaching YMCA Swim Lessons
    • Other YMCA Aquatics Certification are preferred
  • YMCA Aquatics Management certification required, or within 6 months of hire.
  • Must have clearance through fingerprinting, drug testing, criminal records, and child abuse index check.
  • Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents, and the physical ability to act swiftly in emergency situations.
  • Must be able to model the core values: Caring, Respect, Responsibility, and Honesty.
  • Ability to follow and accept instruction and relate well with peers.
  • Must have a commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA and uphold its values and ethics.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions
  • Bilingual (Armenian, Korean, or Spanish) a plus

Essential Functions

  • Under the director of the Leader of Aquatics, the Coordinator directs pool operations staff and volunteers in the implementation and delivery of tactics and programs related to pool maintenance, safety, and daily operations.
  • Leads and directs lifeguard staff and volunteers in the implementation, and delivery of pool operational services that enhance program delivery and ensures the full range of services are available our Cause Driven teams. Evaluates for pool operational effectiveness including monitoring budgetary goals and processing monthly routine expenses for the pool.
  • Operates the pools following program guidelines, policies, procedures of the YMCA of the Foothills and any other state, local and federal guidelines.
  • Provides training to lifeguards, staff, volunteers and community members through established YMCA training programs and safety initiatives as needed.
  • Enforces and adheres to operational standards regarding safety and risk management.
  • Recruit, lead, develop, and evaluate pool operations staff and volunteers. Leads staff meetings and drills/trainings as scheduled and required. Ensure all required certifications are in good standing.
  • Works within the operating budget and controls staff and expenses as needed and required.
  • Participates in team fundraising strategies and opportunities and provide support and team leadership to the Associations annual support campaign.
  • Promote the y and all cause team initiatives.
  • Keep records of all Aquatic staff and ensures the certifications are current
  • Follows and enforces YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, emergencies, dress guidelines, and cleanliness standards.
  • Act as representative of the YMCA of the Foothills at all times.

Required Certifications

  • YMCA of ARC Lifeguard Instructor Certification
  • YMCA or ARC Lifeguard,( must crossover to YMCA Lifeguard within 90 days of hire)
  • ARC/ASHI CPRO or AHA BLS-C, First Aid, and AED
  • 02
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • 1 year experience in teaching YMCA Swim Lessons
  • Other YMCA Aquatics Certification are preferred

How to Apply

Apply Online

Opens in a new window https://www.ymcafoothills.org/employment.html

Resumes Accepted Until

Jan. 29, 2021

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