About the Position
The Aquatics Department is currently seeking a motivated and ambitious Swim Instructor. Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, a Swim Instructor is responsible for providing private and group swim instruction to clients; maintaining a safe and effective learning environment while focusing on the fulfillment of clients’ swimming goals; achieving personal revenue goals; and providing the best customer service and hospitality to members and guests.
Provides instruction; provide specific and corrective feedback to each client at each session
Design and deliver effective and rewarding sessions and workouts
Maintain accurate, current records on all clients’ progress; follow progression guidelines
Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and club policies
Maintain a consistent work schedule; arrive punctually for sessions
Provide excellent communication with the parents of swimmers as well as all members and staff
Actively participate in events, programs meetings and training
Help keep pool deck clean, safe and organized
Follow all safety procedures and precautions
Current Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR, AED & First Aid certifications or Swim Coach Safety Training
Experience in Competitive Swimming as a participant or a coach
Understand the current best practices in learn-to-swim skills, competitive swim techniques and childhood development
Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, and sales techniques
Knowledge of water hazards, lifesaving techniques and first aid, recognize hazardous situations, and adopt effective courses of action
Requires proficient swimming ability and the proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques
Strong interpersonal skills
Hours: Will vary.
Work is typically performed outdoors in varying and occasionally extreme (hot) weather conditions.
Ability to arrive at work on time for all scheduled work shifts required. Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays required.
Must be flexible, adaptable, and readily able to adjust to changes in work environment.
Position requires daily public contact.
Must be able to work in a hot environment
Must occasionally sit for extended periods and regularly walk around the facility
Mobility around and in the pool.
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