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Aquatics Director - Lakewood Ranch Branch

Company: The SKY Family Ymca
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: This Aquatics Director is a member of the branch management team and is responsible for the overall operations and safety of all Aquatics programming of the YMCA of Southwest Florida. She/he supervises all pool activities and ensures the appropriate performance and conduct of all lifeguards, swim instructors, and other direct reports. The Aquatics Director will operate the department within budget, as well as handling all administrative responsibilities for the YMCA of Southwest Florida.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide overall direction, scheduling, and supervision of all I.S.R. (Infant Safety Response) programs and S.A.W. (Safety Around Water) lessons and develop additional programs and services.
  • Supervise, recruit, train, schedule, and direct all Lifeguards and swim lesson instructors
  • Oversee the operations of the pool including maintaining pool equipment, monitoring water chemistry and keeping up to date records
  • In coordination with our Marketing Director, create a comprehensive marketing and communication plan to promote all aquatics programs, events, and services, geared to recruiting new and retaining current participants
  • Understand and support the YMCA's mission and values
  • Ongoing evaluation of current aquatics programs, staff, and services
  • Develop, implement, and -manage department budgets
  • Schedule and conduct monthly in-service training
  • Available nights and weekends and be on-call for emergencies that arise
  • Attend all meetings, trainings, conferences, and events as assigned
  • Maintain the highest quality of courtesy, friendliness and service excellence toward members, visitors and other staff
  • Work effectively with all staff members
  • Additional responsibilities may be assignedSupervisory Responsibilities:
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, performance evaluation, training and evaluating employees; planning, assigning and directing work. This position is responsible for responding to complaints and resolving problems within the team and carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the YMCA's policies.
    • Responsible for upholding all staff safety requirements including cleaning protocols throughout the day, as required by my department.
    • All other duties as assigned*On-site attendance is required of this positionQUALIFICATIONS:
      • Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) preferred
      • Relevant experience: 5 years (Preferred)
      • 5 years of experience as a lifeguard required
      • 3 years in a previous supervisory role preferred
      • Successfully complete State of Florida Criminal History Background Check requirements as well as meet the Association's policies on background screeningCERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
        • ASCA Level 1 Certification or Higher
        • Current American Red Cross lifeguard certification, CPR/AED for the professional rescuer
        • Certified trainer for CPR/AED/First Aid Certifications
        • Lifeguard Certification (Required- StarGuard, YMCA of the USA or American Red Cross)
        • Lifeguard Instructor Certification - Required within 3 months
        • Certified EMT preferred
        • Certified Pool Operator Certification Preferred
        • Completion of YMCA Program-specific certifications
        • Completion of YMCA's Blood Borne Pathogens Training Annually
        • Completion of the YMCA's Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training Annually
        • Staff Safety Requirements/Cleaning Protocol
        • Additional Training Classes as Recommended by SupervisorJob Type: Full-Time ExemptPay Range: $40,000-$45,000

Keywords: The SKY Family Ymca, Bradenton , Aquatics Director - Lakewood Ranch Branch, Executive , Bradenton, Florida

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