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District Aquatics Director

by Tessica Meloche | Jan 05, 2022

Under the supervision of the District Executive Director and Operations Director and consistent with the Christian Mission of the YMCA, the District Aquatics Director is responsible for monitoring program quality and safety, development of new programs, program retention, mentoring aquatic staff, effective delivery of aquatic training as well as increasing our internal aquatic trainer roster. This individual will be responsible for administration/program development and direct leadership of the C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA and Paula G. Manship YMCA aquatic programs & facilities. The incumbent will exemplify YMCA values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility in everything they do.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in written documents with staff, volunteers and community leaders and collaborators.
  • Ensure that branch aquatic facilities and off-site facilities meet requirements; guidelines and association polices/procedures related to the YMCA expectations as well as state and local health codes.
  • Directly responsible for risk management programs as it relates to the aquatic facilities to assure a safe and healthy environment for all program participants.
  • Accepts and directs complaints or concerns to appropriate branch personnel.
  • Be available for assistance to branches for any area concerning aquatics, aquatic safety, program, staffing, legal issues or training.
  • Hire all aquatic staff including lifeguards, swim instructors, water exercise instructors and Aquatic Coordinator as needed.
  • Routinely clean and sanitize facilities, equipment and supplies.
  • All other miscellaneous duties assigned by Supervisor.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in aquatics.
  • Must be able to supervise, train, inspire and motivate colleagues, volunteers and participants.
  • Must have current YMCA Lifeguard certification, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Oxygen Administration and Standard First Aid Certification.
  • YMCA Swim Instructor, POOL, YAM, Lifeguard Instructor and Water Fitness Instructor preferred
  • Must have strong communication, organization, presentation and marketing skills.

Salary:
$45,000-$50,000/year
Free Employee Household Membership
50% off of Programs
Health, dental, vision, life, STD, and LTD Insurance
Direct Plus by Patient Plus Urgent Care (beginning January 2022)
Retirement

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Cover letter and resumes by email to Tessica Meloche, Human Resources Associate, tmeloche@ymcabr.org
Deadline to Apply: Monday, January 31, 2022


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