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Aquatics Director

Location:Chester, VA
Salary Range:Starting salary is $34,000 but actual pay is based on certifications and experience.
Benefits:Family metro-wide membership, medical, dental, and 12% employer paid retirement fund upon vesting.
Employment Type:Full Time
Branch:Chester Family YMCA
Description:The Chester Family YMCA is seeking a mission driven, team player to implement, coordinate and supervise aquatics activities and programs at the branch.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development.
Duties:The Director will oversee the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of all aquatics staff. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and supervisory skills; as well, demonstrate the ability to train staff, build relationships with members and staff, and guiding them to reach their established goals. The Aquatics Director will oversee Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Water Fitness Instructors and all maintenance and chemistry.
Qualifications: Minimum of one year of aquatics experience required
Supervisory and programmatic experience in aquatics programming and pool management required
Experience engaging members and volunteers is essential
Swim team experience is strongly desired
Current Professional CPR/AED and First Aid certifications, YMCA/Red Cross/Ellis lifeguard and swim lesson instructor certification required
YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or Red Cross WSI desired
Nationally recognized water fitness instructor certification desired
CPO (Certified Pool Operator) desired

**All applicants MUST provide copies of current certifications with applications. Please upload your certifications along with your resume.**

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