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Habersham - Aquatics Coordinator

Job Type: Part Time

Category: Part Time


Habersham YMCA
6400 Habersham St
Savannah, GA 31405

Job Description


The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of all aquatics programming. Administration of all pool schedules, lifeguard schedules, swim lessons, swim team, non-YMCA groups, and in-service trainings. In addition but not limited to helping with family activities such as Healthy Kids day, Fall Festival, and other special events.


  • Provide direct supervision and maintain high safety standards during recreational and instructional swimming.
  • Prepare and manage the Aquatics Department budgets.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate all Aquatics Staff.
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in the Aquatics industry to be able to implement new programs and ideas.
  • Coordinate activities for National programming.
  • Conduct, evaluate, and control in-service trainings, safety drills, and guidelines for Aquatic safety, and the prevention of child abuse training.
  • Hold skills and certifications necessary to substitute for subordinate employees as required in case of staff shortages.
  • Maintain adequate records to evaluate control and measure the effectiveness of the Aquatic program and membership retention.
  • Uphold current facility maintenance in all major areas of responsibility.
  • Assist in the overall retention and satisfaction of YMCA members through appropriate customer service.
  • Assist in the YMCA Annual Gifts fundraising program for the YMCA.
  • Maintain a positive, cheerful attitude with staff, peers, and program participants.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities:The Y seeks to strengthen communities through daily commitment to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. When you work at the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change in people’s lives. The Aquatic Coordinator is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Aquatic department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and direction work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.     



Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, to perform the essential functions.

    • Technical and proficient working knowledge of pool chemical operations and hold a CPO certification.
    • Ability to develop and implement aquatic programs such as water aerobics, and swim lessons.
    • Ability to foster positive staff, peers and program participants.
    • Ability to supervise multiple part-time staff and ensure the overall safety.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A) desired but not mandatory. Must have at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Candidate must have the ability to read, analyze, and interept professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Candidate must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Candidate must also have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Candidate must have the ability to add and subtract five digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s 100’s. Candidate must also have the ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Candidate must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  1. CPR and First Aid required within 30 days of employment
  2. CPRO/FA certification, a nationally recognized pool operator certification, with YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard certification within 6 months of employment
  3. YMCA lifeguard certification, swim instructor certification, additional YMCA specialty aquatics certifications.
  4. Fitness Certifications (personal training/aerobics/ACE etc) that pertain to the Aquatic program.
  5. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain authorization to work with children under Georgia Department of Labor and YMCA guidelines.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.


To apply, please send resume to David Rowland.

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