Swim Instructor - South YMCA, Kettering, OH
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$8.30 - $9.00/Hour5
Responsible for providing excellent and safe instruction, motivation, and support to YMCA members and program participants in programs, and for the cleanliness and general upkeep of the aquatics area.
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Leads swim instruction private and group instruction sessions in accordance with YMCA standards and guidelines
Ensures safety by communicating and enforcing pool rules, policies and guidelines at participant’s comprehension level.
Trains participants in a manner that is both demonstrative and professional.
Set up and stores needed equipment
Begins and ends every session on time
Takes attendance of class each time class is held
Maintains a clean and sanitary environment and meets all state and local licensing requirements.
Provides excellent members service.
Promotes aquatics and other YMCA programs.
Communicates to direct supervisor any concerns, needed repairs, or incidents that may need follow-up.
Communicates any suggestions to improve the aquatics facility.
Knows and administers the appropriate EAP (emergency action plan) for any situation, including first aid or CPR, work-related employee injuries, etc.
Completes incident and accident reports as required.
Takes an active role in the Annual Campaign.
Follows membership retention practices of the branch.
Is courteous and gives sincere attention to members by answering questions and providing positive and regular feedback to program participants.
Knows the names of members and uses their names when speaking with them.
Upholds guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook of the Association.
Maintains appropriate certifications and records.
Attends designated trainings and staff meetings.
Carries out other duties as assigned by the Director or Management Staff.
Education and Certifications
Must be at least 17 years of age.
High school diploma or GED preferred.
Minimum of six months or more of related swim instruction experience preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is regularly required to stand and walk for long periods of time, to talk and hear, to sit, to bend and reach, to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, to climb or balance, to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.