Aquatic Instructor – K22

  • JOB TITLE
    Aquatic Instructor



    REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Activities/Aquatic DirectorDEPARTMENT: 
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: K22SCHEDULE: R D
    NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    To teach swimming and safety skills to students K-12. To provide lifeguarding in open swim situations at the Aquatic Center for K-12.

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Evaluates and supervises the Head Water Safety Assistant with the advice, consent, and approval of the Aquatic Director.
    Prepares and delivers accurate teaching plans for swim lessons at all levels.
    Writes and/or adjusts curriculum for grades K-12.
    Tests and assigns swim levels to students K-12.
    Monitors safety factors in pool environment while maintaining a high level of safety
    Performs lifeguard duties for students during free swim time.
    Maintains confidentiality of all information concerning students, staff, or parent/guardian in any public setting and chooses the appropriate time, place, and supervisor to discuss problems.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    Opens and closes facility daily.
    Takes pool chemical tests and makes adjustments if necessary.
    Supervises and sets up locker room.
    Keeps student records and provides certificates for same.
    Performs laundry duty and pool maintenance when assigned.
    Supervises building during director's absence.
    Maintains and inspects safety equipment.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Knowledge of swimming skills of all levels.
    Mentally alert and aware with sound judgment.
    Ability to work with people of different personality types and ages.
    Ability to speak clearly and loudly to a group of 40 people.
    Capacity to learn pool operation and equipment.
    Ability to take orders and follow through on directions.
    Ability to work with hazardous chemicals.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Lifeguarding Certificate.
    Water Safety Instructor Certificate.
    CPR Certificate.
    First Aid Certificate.
    Teaching Certificate.
    Certified Pool Operator Certificate helpful.
    EQUIPMENT USED:

         Vacuum for Pool
         Chemical Testing Kit
         Lifeguard Equipment
         Washer and Dryer
         Chemical Feeder Pump
         Colorado 4000 Computer
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Work with chemicals, some hazardous.
    Tolerate getting in and out of the pool repeatedly.
    The ability to stand on concrete for up to 8 hours.
    Body strength to lift up to 50 pounds at least 1 foot and carry 20 feet.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Fluctuations of pool chemistry and temperature.
    Traveling to an outlying building 45 miles away.
    Tolerate heat and humidity.
    Tolerate high levels of noise.
    Frequent exposure to various supplies containing hazardous materials or chemicals.
    Occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials.