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Part-time Swim Instructor

Peak Health and Wellness
940 West Ironwood Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
$17 - $21 an hour - Part-time


940 West Ironwood Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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  • Flexible schedule
  • Gym membership

Full job description

Do you have a passion for Swimming and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for a passionate Part-Time Swim Instructor who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help members of all ages improve their swimming knowledge/abilities. Position is 4-12 hours per week. This position includes, but is not limited to:

  • Having fun teaching a valuable life skill!
  • Evaluating students’ swimming ability to determine the correct swim level
  • Enforcing PEAK policy and maintaining a clean and safe work environment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instructs swimming lessons and Aquatics classes
  • Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants
  • Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants
  • Quickly and efficiently responds to member questions, comments, and· concerns
  • Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area
  • Maintains order and safety in swimming areas and assists in enforcing club and pool policies
  • Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse
  • relating to youth
  • Exhibit patience with children and adults and maintain a professional appearance at all times

Education & Experience

  • Swim lesson instruction and/or coaching experience preferred
  • One-year customer service preferred

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

  • WSI (or equivalent) Certification Preferred
  • CPR/AED Required, or must be obtained within 30 days of being hired

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Ability to teach the major strokes of Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke
  • and Butterfly
  • Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build relationship with members of all ages
  • Comfortable working with all age groups, including children
  • Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner
  • Ability to tolerate loud noises
  • Firmly but tactfully enforce Club policies and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly
  • Ability to acknowledge difficult situations and respond accordingly
  • Self-starter, reliable, responsible and dedicated
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and easily


  • Continual standing and walking during shift
  • Continual reaching with hands/fingers/arms during shift
  • Repetitive motion daily
  • Occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling and crouching during shift
  • Must be able to occasionally lift over 35 pounds
  • Will occasionally encounter toxic chemicals, such as chlorine.


  • Complimentary gym membership while employed
  • Complimentary childcare during shift

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • Gym membership


  • Swim Instruction: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 (Preferred)

Work Location: In person