Aquatics Lead

Manatee County YMCA - Bradenton Branch
Job Description
The Aquatics Lead is responsible for the overall function of the aquatics center, providing exceptional customer service, staff relations, pool maintenance and ensures the safety of all members and staff. Will work closely with the Aquatics Manager in the hiring and on-boarding process, staff scheduling, ensuring the hours guideline are upheld and semi-monthly payroll verification along with program scheduling. Will need to serve as an emergency substitute for lifeguards and swim lessons instructor when needed. Flexibility in hours is required to help cover hours when Aquatic Manager is at the other location. Afternoons, evenings and weekend times will be needed. This position is up to 28 hours per week.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age with two years experience working in the aquatics field.
  • Current certification in American Red Cross or ASHI CPR/AED-Pro, First Aid and Oxygen Administration (AHSI conversion within 30 days of hire).
  • Current YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard training and certification
  • Current YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor or American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Training and certification.
  • Able to hear noises and distress signals.
  • Perform or assist in rescues and survival skills.
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good computer skills and able to work at a computer terminal for extended periods.
  • Must have an interest in working with all types of people.
  • Must be able to work frequent long periods of moderate to heavy work. Including: Standing, walking, bending, stooping, lifting, sitting and cleaning.
  • Must be dependable and professional.
  • Must be able to pass background and drug screening.
  • Must complete Redwoods Risk Management online training and attend New Hire Orientation within 30 days of hire.
Please mail, email or drop off completed Y Employment application (available on our website) to Katelyn Goll at the Bradenton Branch location.
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