19 May 2023

Seasonal Swim Teaching Assistant

CIty of Allen, Texas – Posted by AJN Allen , Texas

Job Description

Swim Teaching Assistant


$12.00 Hourly


Allen, TX

Job Type


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Opening Date


Closing Date

6/5/2023 5:00 PM Central


HIRING RATE:  $12.00 Hourly
FULL SALARY RANGE:   $12.00 – $15.16 Hourly

The City:
With over 100,000 residents, the City of Allen is a dynamic and welcoming community. The City of Allen’s strong economy, diverse population, great educational institutions and quality of life makes it the ideal place to work, live, and play. The City of Allen has something to offer for everyone.

The City’s Mission, is “To achieve excellence in managing development of the community and in providing city services so that conditions of living and public confidence are continually enhanced”.

Our employees serve the citizens of Allen with the following values:

  • People First – Giving priority to others
  • Respect – Treating others with courtesy and dignity
  • Integrity – Serving with honesty, trust and hard work
  • Deliver – Following through on commitments while exceeding expectations
  • Excel – Creating an innovative and improving work environment

Under the direction and supervision of the Learn to Swim Coordinator and Water Safety Instructors, assists in conducting American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim programs.  Other duties may include providing customer service and interfacing with other City employees and citizens.  This position does not provide direction to other employees.


Essential Functions

The information listed below is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

  • Assist Water Safety Instructor in conducting swim lessons
  • Help to instruct courses for all age groups and to lead and conduct preschool classes
  • Will be responsible for the safety and well being of participants in their care.


Job Requirements

Education and Experience
Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Less than high school or equivalency with no prior relevant work experience
Certifications and Other Requirements
  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age
  • Must have swimming skills equivalent to American Red Cross Level Four (demonstrate six major stokes for 15 to 25 yards)
  • First Aid/CPR certification  or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment

Work Schedule
Applicants must be willing/able to work the following schedule (subject to change):

  • SCHOOL YEAR: Swim lessons are scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm-8:15pm. Additional lessons occur on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings.
  • SUMMER: Swim lessons are Monday through Thursday mornings (8am-1pm) and evenings (5pm-8:15pm). Additional lessons occur on Saturday mornings and occasionally on Friday evenings.

Overall Physical Strength Demands:

  • Medium – Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.

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Supplemental Information
Basic – Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.Math
Basic – Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Basic – Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Receives directions: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion.

Supervisory / Organizational Control
No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.

Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action.

Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills
Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time.

Job Categories: Swim Lesson Instructor. Job Types: Seasonal. Salaries: Less than 20,000.


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