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13 Nov 2019

Full Time Aquatics Coordinator – Portland Branch (3-Day Work Week)

YMCA of Southern Maine – Posted by dabramson Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Interested in a 3 day work weekJob training? Fee membership? 50% off programming including camp and childcare? Advancement opportunities?

Looking for a job where you can have fun AND make a difference in your community?

The YMCA of Southern Maine is a charitable community organization committed to building strong communities through programs and services for all. We value diversity and inclusion, and actively work to create a safe, welcoming place for our neighbors.

Hours: This position will work three (3) 10-hour days.


Cost shared premium with Health, Dental. Employer paid Short & Long Term Disability and Life insurance, when eligible 7% employer contribution toward Retirement plan, Free Individual or Family YMCA membership, casual work environment with a culture focused on relationship building and our mission. Generous Paid Time Off Policy granted Immediately upon hire: 224 hours of PTO (prorated based on hire date), 5 days of Floating Holiday and 6 paid Holidays.

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Branch Executive and Sr. Aquatics Coordinator, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for effectively and safely supervising the pool environment to prevent drowning and injuries in accordance with the policies established by the YMCA.

Essential Functions:

  • Teach swim lessons, water exercise, lifeguard and other programs as deemed necessary.
  • Provide coverage as needed in the event of inadequate staffing and lifeguard breaks.
  • Orient, acclimate and train new lifeguards to the facility, programs and the YMCA.
  • Assist in producing pool schedules and maintain program calendar.
  • Check and record pool chemistry and discuss related concerns with Facilities department.
  • Assist in developing the budget and adhering to company policy regarding fiscal compliance.
  • Actively pursue opportunities to generate income through appropriate mission driven, consistent programs and activities.
  • Provide administrative support for the department as needed including, returning phone calls, typing correspondence, producing flyers and maintaining files
  • Assist in management of pool rentals.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Aquatics Coordinator, assist in supervising employees in the department.
  • Assist with interviewing, hiring, goal setting, training, planning, assigning and directing work and performance evaluations.
  • Assist with addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • In the absence of the Senior Aquatics Coordinator, provide overall direction, coordination and management of the department.
  • Work with branch leadership to raise money for the Y’s programs and financial assistance through the Y’s annual campaign (the Y’s annual fundraising campaign) by identifying prospects and making personal asks.


  • High School Diploma.
  • 2-4 years of experience in Aquatics field.
  • 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • Certified in YMCA On the Guard II and/or ARC Lifeguarding (YMCA Preferred).
  • YMCA Swim instructor course and/or WSI.
  • Automatic External Defribulator (AED) and Oxygen (02) Training.
  • Working knowledge Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and ability to travel locally.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Aquatic Director. Job Types: Full Time. Salaries: $20,000-$30,000.

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