Lock Haven Branch Aquatics Director

The Aquatics Director is responsible for daily operations of the pools, the staff, program, rentals, swim team, pool management and safety.
Job Description

This position will oversee all aquatics programming including a dual branch swim team, swim lessons, aquatics aerobics, aquatics based programs (scuba diving, life guard training etc.) and more. 


 Requires Bachelor degree in Aquatics Facility Management or related field
 Requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience or proof of skills in scheduling, staffing, finances and budgeting
 Requires current CPR and First Aid certifications
 Effective Communication; written, oral and through presentations
 Must have strong collaborative work ethic
 Ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles
 Trainer level certified in YMCA swim lessons or ability to obtain
 YMCA Water Fitness certification or ability to obtain
 YMCA Aquatics Management certification or ability to obtain
 YMCA Pool Operator License/Certified Pool Operator/Aquatics Facility Operator or ability to obtain

Essential Functions

Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
 Conduct staff meetings, in-service trainings and certifications; specifically, CPR/Lifeguarding/First Aid
 Perform all supervisory functions, including but not limited to staffing requirements, employment procedures and implementation, and evaluations under the direction of Branch Executive
 Assure that proper records are maintained on staff, pool operations and the like as required for Health Department/Governmental agency regulations and guidelines.
 Develop information for brochures, publications, news releases and newsletters to promote activities and programs effectively throughout the community
 Maintain quality service by following organization standards
 Maintain aquatic facilities and equipment in safe working order (including hallways and locker rooms)
 Ability to understand, process and respond appropriately to emergency situations
 Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed (i.e. participation in branchwide activities and events as a team leader)
 Coordinates with management on a regular planned public relations and marketing plan for the Aquatics Department
 Manage the assigned area in a fiscally sound manner; maintaining budget, preparing annual budget plans, monthly monitoring reports, session program reports and contingency plans as needed.
 Understands and applies the concept of Membership Retention and supports membership department customer service, information distribution and facility coverage.
 Perform any other functions necessary for the smooth, safe and efficient operation of the North Penn YMCA