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Job Code: EO

Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

Category: Aquatics
Location: East Orange YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Keywords: Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

Description:

The East Orange YMCA is looking for the following part time positions:

Lifeguards:

Responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all patrons in the pool area by enforcing all pool rules and policies and maintaining a clean facility.  Lifeguards are required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards. Required to attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma.
  • Must be certified and have completed an American Red Cross or YMCA lifeguard certification course successfully including First Aid, CPR/AED for the professional rescuer.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a related field.

 

Swim Instructors:

Responsible for teaching Progressive Swim programs. Must ensure the safety of all students enrolled in classes while making learning experience enjoyable and fun for all the participants. Required to maintain the physical demands of the position and possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Certified as a Swim Instructor with the Red Cross or the YMCA.
  • Must have prior experience with children in a similar teaching setting.
  • Must be able to teach classes of up to 8 swimmers.
  • Must be able to teach different swim strokes and water acclimation for ages three through adults.
  • Must learn the curriculum for all swim levels. 

 

Applicants for the Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor positions may apply for any of the following available schedules:

  • Monday:       5:15pm – 7:30pm
  • Tuesday:      9:00am – 10:00am and 4:15pm – 6:30pm
  • Wednesday: 4:15pm – 6:30pm
  • Thursday:    5:15pm – 6:45pm
  • Friday:         5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Saturday:     10:15am – 2:00pm

 

Schedules are subject to change.

Please submit your resume and/or employment application and proof of certifications to: HR@metroymcas.org

Benefits:

Complimentary use of YMCA facilities.

Requirements:

Please see requirements for each position.