Aquatics Coordinator - Southeast Y

Make a positive impact in your community. Come build a better future for yourself and others at the Monroe County YMCA!
Job Description

The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a safe learning environment at the Monroe County YMCA Aquatics Center. The Aquatics Coordinator assists with the administration, supervision, instruction, and direction of swim instructors and lifeguards within the Aquatics Department to ensure a high-quality, dynamic aquatic program; builds positive relationships with members, parents, and class participants; and maintains a well-trained aquatic staff.

  • Must have 2-3 years of aquatic experience.
  • Must possess and maintain current American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain a Y-USA Swim Instructor Certification.
  • CPO and LGI certification preferred.
  • YMCA experience preferred.
Essential Functions
  • Swim Instructors
    • Oversee the quality, success, and growth of the YMCA Swim program.
    • Track and maintain the swim lesson record for all sessions.
    • Perform progress checks for swim instructors.
    • Assist with the scheduling and monitoring of swim lessons.
  • Lifeguards
    • Responsible for the recruiting/supervising of aquatic staff personnel:  
      • Review the aquatic staff manual annually.
      • Administer water skill tests.
      • Conduct annual evaluations.
      • Cover open shifts for lifeguards and/or swim instructors when necessary.
      • Supervise/coordinate skill checks.
  • In-service
    • Coordinate in-service training sessions and maintain and track all certifications of aquatic staff members.
  • Pool Maintenance/Safety
    • Oversee and implement protocol to meet maintenance standards based on best practices.
    • Ensure all risk management procedures are followed.
  • General
    • Work with the aquatic director to provide pool schedules indicating lane and pool availability every session.
    • Assist with pool emergencies.
    • Assist in the development of new programs and ideas (general member motivation tools, i.e., swim across Indiana).
    • Build relationships with members.
    • Keep involved with frontline staff.
    • Complete other duties as requested by the aquatics director.
    • Enforce policies and procedures for all aquatic staff.
    • Initiate coaching/discipline sessions with the support of the aquatics director and the Human Resources Department.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

The YMCA of Monroe County, founded on Christian principles, is a charitable organization with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical well-being. Through group exercise classes, youth programs, swim lessons, adult health programs, and more, we aim to build a healthier Monroe County. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

Required Certifications
  • Must possess and maintain current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain Y-USA Swim Instructor Certification.
  • CPO and LGI certification preferred.