Aquatics Assistant, Polk County


Status: Seasonal


·         Aquatics Assistant candidates must be 21 years old.

·         Must have all necessary Red Cross Aquatic Certifications or be willing to obtain these certifications. Including but not limited to: Blood borne Pathogens, Lifeguard and Professional Rescuer/CPR/FIRST AID/AED/O2, YSL v6 Swim Lesson Instructor.

·         Must have good interpersonal relationship skills.

·         Must be initiative-taking and be able to work as part of a team.

·         Must believe in the mission of the YMCA and be able to exhibit the mission statement in both personal and professional life.



·         Know and follow the YMCA mission statement. “To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.”

·         Know and model the four Core Values of the YMCA: Caring, Responsibility, Respect, Honesty.

·         Exemplify the YMCA Cause-Our Mission in Action by showing up to work: Welcoming, Genuine Hopeful, Nurturing and Determined.

·         Extend courtesy and respect to all members and guests of the YMCA.

·         Complete all pertinent YMCA trainings associated with the position, as outlined by the Aquatics Director within 30 days of employment.

·         Maintain a cheerful outlook about the YMCA both on and off the premises.

·         Assist with ensuring all YMCA Aquatics staff are trained to meet the expectations and requirements of their job description.

·         Assist in ensuring program quality expectations are met in Aquatics.



·         Must be computer proficient using Microsoft Office software programs and previous experience with database software programs.

·         Engage in positive public relations with participants.

·         Attend all trainings, staff meetings

·         Document all accidents/incidents on proper form and report to supervisor immediately.

·         Perform all maintenance as assigned.

·         Perform other duties at the request of the Aquatics Director as related to the Aquatics Coordinator position.

·         Assists the Director in the planning and execution of high-quality programs to meet community needs through innovative program development, evaluations, and ongoing training of Staff.

·         Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

·         Ensures staff completes all trainings.

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