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22 Feb 2023

Seasonal Aquatics Director

George School Day Camp – Posted by elengle 1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd., Newtown, PA 18940

Job Description

The Aquatics Director is responsible for the safety and swim education of approximately 350 campers ages 4-14.  Camp operates Monday through Friday from June 20, 2023, to August 11, 2023.



Pool Management:

  • Manage aquatics staff:
      • Ensure that all aquatics staff are current with required certifications.
      • Lead pre-camp orientation and trainings.
      • Develop and implement training and education in-services throughout the summer as needed.
      • In conjunction with the leadership team, write staff evaluations for Aquatics staff.
      • Directly supervise lifeguard staff and ensure they are following camp policies and procedures. Provide mentorship and support as needed.
      • Provide work schedule for all aquatic employees.
  • Ensure high quality Red Cross swim education programs are executed throughout the summer.
  • Must be able to lead, facilitate, and participate in rescues and emergency procedures.
  • Serve as primary liaison between aquatic program and Camp Leadership.
      • Communicate regularly about program improvement ideas, safety concerns and ongoing logistic questions.
      • Facilitate effective communication with aquatics staff regarding pool regulations, staff expectations, and program feedback.
  • Ensure swimming and all camp water activities are safe.
      • Conduct daily evaluations of safety needs and potential improvements for safety of swimming and kayaking programs
      • Evaluate facilities in vicinity of swim program for safety and cleanliness, including, but not limited to, locker rooms and the pool deck.
      • Implement safety training program for staff, including directing emergency drills throughout the summer to improve staff emergency response
  • Schedule staff for additional camp programs on weekends and evenings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current certification in the following:
      • Lifeguard Training and First Aid
      • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
      • Water Safety Instructor Certification (preferred but not required)
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques; experience with waterfront lifeguarding a plus but not required.
  • Must be able to lead, facilitate, and participate in rescues and emergency procedures.
  • Must possess an understanding of pool operations (this includes but is not limited to managing lifeguards and other pool staff, and upholding facility rules, policies, and procedures).
  • Must possess good decision-making skills.
  • Must possess leadership skills and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Must appreciate working with children at varied developmental levels.
  • Must be a positive role model – mature, caring, honest, respectful, responsible, fair and dedicated.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Aquatic Director. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: #Aquatics, camp, red cross, swim, water safety, and wsi. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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