Captain Aquaforce (AQ Director)

H20h my goodness this is a great place to work!  The Ocean, the mountains, and man, the best darn cheddar  and ice cream that you can find! 
Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Aquatics Director at Tillamook County Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined while also managing high-quality, member-focused aquatics programs.

The Tillamook Y has a 35 hour Aquatics Assistant to support the Aquatics Director.  As well as multiple directors have guard certification to assist when needed and to help against aquatic burnout.  Our guard staff is fully staffed which speaks to the commitment and enjoyment of the work family of our organization.

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


·         Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience.

·         YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.

·         One to two years related experience preferred (e.g., as an aquatics coordinator or supervisor).

·         Minimum age of 21.

·         Within 30 days of hire, completion of Child Abuse Prevention, Working with Program Volunteers, CPR, First Aid, AED, and Bloodborne Pathogens training.

·         Lifeguard Certification

·         Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

·         Within 12 months of hire become LGI to perform Lifeguard courses

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 in the marketing and distribution of program information.

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. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.

3.    Recruits and hires diverse staff and volunteer teams across multiple dimensions of diversity. Onboards and develops them for success. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete. Conducts or delegates in-services.

4.    Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.

5.    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; and creating and scheduling the classes, practices and meets.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

·         Communication & Influence

·         Developing Self & Others

·         Engaging Community

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Required Certifications


CPO preferred


****Position Open until Filled