12 Aug 2022

Part Time Aquatics Specialist

Greater Somerset County YMCA – Posted by hr@somersetcountyymca.org Anywhere

Job Description

Greater Somerset County YMCA (GSCY) is a local nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. At GSCY, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.

To learn more about GSCY, visit our website: http://gscymca.org

The Aquatic Specialist position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, on the deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.


  • Addresses member concerns, directs members to program areas or lane needs. Supports the overall Aquatic team.
  • Serve as designated secondary responder to aquatics emergency situations and support lifeguards.
  • Backwash pool filters, clean strainer baskets, minor pump room repairs.
  • Clean/maintain pool decks, test pool water chemistry and record according to YMCA and local Health Department requirements.
  • Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required.
  • Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
  • Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  • Dresses in Uniform – Required Items: YMCA Staff shirt, name tag
  • Emotional resiliency and cognitive abilities to carry out job responsibilities, ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional relationships, interpersonal skills to interact effectively with individuals and groups respecting social and cultural diversity and to maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum age of 18.
  • Certifications:
    • CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen (will train)
    • American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training (will train)
    • Certified Pool Operating (will train)
  • Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness


  • Monday-Friday: 4:30am-9:00am


  • FREE Individual Membership Access to any YMCA in the Nation.
  • 10% Discount on most programming at Greater Somerset County YMCA.
  • Access to one of the leading retirement programs “Y Retirement Fund” from the first day of employment.
  • Opportunities for professional development, mentoring, growth, and promotion throughout the YMCA Movement.
  • Supportive and inclusive community for people of all backgrounds and access to Employee Resource Networks.

Greater Somerset County YMCA is a drug free work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information who share our values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

Weekday Mornings – 4:45am-9:00am

How to Apply

Apply here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7ae6b50a-58fc-41ba-a3bd-41d1b0acdf45&ccId=1586553095714451_694&jobId=414012&lang=en_US&source=EN

Job Categories: Aquatic Specialist. Job Types: Part Time. Salaries: Hourly.

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