Swim Coach job – YMCA of Florida’s First Coast – Jacksonville, FL
Position Summary: Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students participating in the competitive swimming program. Essential Functions: •Develops positive relationships with members and participants and provides motivational support and guidance. Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers members and participants to other programs. Understands and is able to work in a fast-paced environment of competitive swimming. Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.). Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary. Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.NOTE: This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. YMCA Competencies (Leader): Community: Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Relationships : Builds rapport and relates well to others. Communication: Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Developing Others: Takes initiative to assist in developing others. Project Management: Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work, and actively participates in meetings. Qualifications: •Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, O2, First Aid certification. Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards. YMCA Swim Instructor certification. At least 16 years of age.Physical Demands: Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques. Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child.