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Aquatics Coordinator

The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for the supervision and scheduling of all aquatics center staff for the year-round May Building cool-water and warm water pools and the summer-season Kennedy Center outdoor pool.  The coordinator develops and maintains high quality, member-focused programs.  The coordinator works with facility director to maintain pool operations, with the safety of members and staff as a priority.  The coordinator works with the associate director and the CEO to hire aquatics staff. The coordinator is responsible for making sure all aquatics staff are properly trained and certified.

Essential Functions:

  1. Ensures programs and services meet community needs to include supervising existing program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community as needed. Assists associate director in the marketing and distribution of program information. Conducts swim lessons and supervises other swim instructors.
  2. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations and conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Works with facility director and COO to maintain accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  3. Works with associate director and facility director to recruit and hire diverse staff and volunteers. Onboards and develops staff for success. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings. Holds Monthly in-service trainings for Lifeguards and aquatic staff. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  4. Manages the program, including developing and monitoring the program budget to meet fiscal objectives; compiling program statistic to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in program; securing and scheduling the pool facilities; creating and scheduling the classes.  
  5. Conducts lifeguard classes as needed.  


  • Communication & Influence
  • Developing Self & Others
  • Engaging Community


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum age of 21.
  • Certification as a YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard.
  • Within 180 days of hire, obtain certification as a Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.


  • 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.  The employee frequently is required to sit and reach and must be able to move around the work environment. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
  • Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility. 
  • Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness. 
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