Senior Aquatics Program Director

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking a Senior Aquatics Director to join our team!
Job Description

The Senior Aquatics Director oversees the development and operations of aquatics programs, as defined by budget size, staff count, and program scope and scale. As a Senior Aquatics Director, you will be responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, supervising and evaluating employees and volunteers to ensure staff are representative of the mission of the YMCA. 

Compensation: $67,724.80 to $69,724.80 per year, depending on qualifications 

Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week  

Location: Morgan Family YMCA, Tacoma, WA 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefit plan options
  • YMCA paid Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Opportunity to participate in the YMCA 403(b) retirement saving plan. After 2 years of Full-Time employment, the YMCA will contribute 8% of your monthly earnings
  • Accrual of 15 days of paid vacation (vacation accruals increase with years of service)
  • 8 paid Holidays/Floating Holidays per year
  • Paid Sick Leave accrued at 1.23 hours for every 40 hours worked per year
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Digital mental health counseling platform, Wellness program and LifeMart employee discount center
  • Professional training, education and certification opportunities
  • 20% discount on YMCA programs, Child Care services, and merchandise
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility for Full-Time employees

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team! To apply visit our website at

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout our organization and is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled

  • You are committed to valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent knowledge that includes supervision, fiscal management, program development, staff and volunteer development.
  • You love working with people.
  • You love being around water.
  • You can manage and develop staff and volunteer teams.
  • You are organized, proactive and know how to get things done.
  • You have current Lifeguard, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, First Aid and Oxygen certifications.
Essential Functions
  • Oversee the Aquatics team and manage aquatics operations with celebration and service.
  • Responsible for staff development, administration, fiscal management, connecting members and program development.
  • Provide an impactful staff experience by recruiting and hiring, training and developing, supervising and evaluating employees and volunteers to ensure staff are representative of the mission of the YMCA.
  • Meet performance measurement through annual giving, major gifts, and/or endowment by telling the Y story and raising charitable dollars to fulfill our mission.