Aquatics Team Lead

at YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago in Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States

Job Description

The Sage YMCA is hiring a full-time Aquatics Team Lead to create a high-quality, safe aquatics experience for YMCA members and program participants.

Salary range of $16.00-$18.00 per hour with full time benefits and opportunities to grow within the organization.

As an Aquatics Team Lead, you will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the day-to-day operation of the aquatic programs. You will assist with maintaining records, scheduling staff, and ensuring proper pool maintenance. The Aquatics Team Lead assists with recruiting, training, and supervising YMCA team members, instructors, lifeguards, counselors, volunteers, and other team members as assigned and acts as a liaison between the Aquatics Manager and aquatics staff. You will teach swim lessons or lifeguard as necessary.

Our staff is the Y’s greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and the passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including:

+ Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees

+ Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y’s retirement fund

+ Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members

+ Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities

+ Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs

+ Career advancement opportunities – grow your career at the Y!

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications

+ Must have an Associate Degree with 1 to 3 years experience and some supervisory experience.

+ Current YMCA or ARC Lifeguard certification.

+ Proficient in swimming and safety skills.

+ Must pass a water skills test and written exam.

+ Physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aide effectively.

+ Physical mobility to properly use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200lb person.

+ Physically able to see, hear, and communicate clearly.

+ Able to read, write, and perform basic math to complete daily chemical logs and individual must possess strong organizational, budgetary, computer and communication skills, written and verbal.

+ Ability to train swim instructors.

+ Excellent communication and public relations skills.

+ Requires the ability to obtain trainer-level certification in YMCA Swim Lessons: Fitness Classes, Youth & Adult, Preschool, and Child/Parent.

Child Abuse Prevention

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

+ Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor

+ Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children

+ Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor

+ Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

Street: 701 Manor Rd.

Days and/or Times Needed: Schedule varies – apply for more info.

ID: 2023-15123

Full-time/Part-time: Full-time

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Job Posting: JC240563842

Posted On: May 20, 2023

Updated On: Jun 12, 2023

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