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Aquatics Director

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Oakland, CA, USA

The YMCA of the East Bay, one of the largest YMCA’s in the country, is looking for an Aquatics Director for the Hilltop Y in Richmond, CA.

The YMCA of the East Bay, one of the largest YMCA’s in the country, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Hilltop Family YMCA Branch, located in Richmond, CA, is looking for an Aquatics Director.

The Aquatics Director is responsible for all programs, facilities and staffing related to the aquatics programs. The focus is on safety and high quality in swim lessons, lifeguards, and aqua fitness.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Directs and supervises pool activities to meet the needs of the members and ensure optimum pool usage.
  • Develops and schedules aquatic programming for the Hilltop Family YMCA to include aqua fitness classes, swim lessons, lap swimming, and other programming in collaboration with other departments.Ensures high program standards are followed.
  • Create and input registration process for swim lessons and maintain excellent records.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Develop and monitor program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Supervises the lifeguards and swim instructors and hires, trains, and schedules qualified staff.
  • Conducts training of staff in lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid, CPR and ensures that all certifications of staff is maintained.Provides regular in-service trainings to staff.
  • Assists the Facilities staff with pool maintenance and maintains proper pool chemical balance and accurate records.
  • Monitor daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  • Assists with coaching the swim lesson program and teaching as needed.
  • Assists in fundraising activities and events.
  • Evaluates programs with member and staff input and responds to member suggestions and complaints.
  • Assists membership department with member service and member registrations.
  • Serve as a member of the branch leadership team.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent
  • Three years aquatics experience
  • One year of supervisory experience
  • Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification and Emergency Oxygen
  • Must be able to demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards
  • Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications must be accomplished within 60 days of hire
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and other computer programs necessary to perform the duties of the job

The YMCA of the East Bay has a highly competitive compensation/total rewards package with generous base salary and benefits including:

  • 10% retirement contribution after two years of YMCA employment
  • Excellent medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability insurance
  • Generous time off plans including vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Free family YMCA membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Development Opportunities
  • Fun Culture and Strong Leadership Team in a well-funded YMCA

Organization Info

YMCA of the USA

Chicago, IL, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

The YMCA mission is: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) is the national resource office for the Y, one of the nation's leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – of all ages, incomes and backgrounds – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the longstanding relationships and physical presence needed not just to promise, but also to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

  1. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Nurturing the potential of children and teens
  2. HEALTHY LIVING: Improving the nation’s health and well-being
  3. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Giving back and providing support to neighbors

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 9 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 9 2019
Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of the USA