Nature of Work: Instructs swimming and water safety skills for children and adults according to American Red Cross standards. Responsible for the supervision of structured class activities for a small group of students or for individual private lessons. May act as a lead instructor at a particular pool, assisting with the overall organization and student skill assessment for classes at that pool. May exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Required Qualifications: Knowledge of instructional methods for teaching swimming and water safety skills to groups and individuals. At least one year of swim instruction experience. CPR/AED, First Aid and Lifeguard certification required by start of employment. Current Water Safety Instructor certification. Must have a valid Driver’s License.
Desirable Qualifications: Experience in the administration and organization of instructional swim programs.
Work Schedule: Variable, dependent upon lesson schedule. No more than 25 hours per week. Classes are usually held Monday – Saturday mornings in the summer and only on Saturday mornings and early afternoons during the fall/winter season.