GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision of the Pool Manager and Assistant Pool Manager, the Swim Instructor will primarily teach swimming to people of all ages.
Instructors are to encourage students to explore and learn the skills taught and advance students through class levels. Instructors communicate with parents and guardians of their students, providing information on what skills are being taught, how the student is progressing through the class, and when the student is ready to advance to the next level of skills. Instructors will also act as lifeguard when assigned.
DUTIES: Teach swimming to children 3 to 12 years of age and adults and toddlers may also be taught in classes designed for those age groups.
Instructors will act as lifeguards when assigned. Assists in the daily operation of the Municipal Pool including, but not limited to: opening and closing of the facility, assisting guests, providing programming information, and collecting fees. Attends all regularly scheduled training sessions and audits.
Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to perform rescue, first aid, and emergency response skills during scheduled and random audits. May be asked to perform other duties as assigned. Works in cooperation with the Pool Manager and Assistant Pool Manager.
Schedule could include up to 40 hours per week. Hours will vary, Monday through Sunday, 7 am to 11 pm. Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends, and holidays.
MINIMUM STANDARDS & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Must be at least 16 years of age.
Must be able to lift 75 lbs. Must be able to pass physical test(s). American Red Cross Lifeguard or Shallow Water Lifeguard certification required. CPR and First Aid certification required.
Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred. Ability to perform strenuous duties for extended periods of time. Work in extreme weather conditions. A valid driver license with a good driving record or reliable transportation is required.
Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.
City Of San Angelo