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Aquatics Director

Location:Chester, VA
Salary Range:Minimum salary is $35,000, but actual salary depends on certifications and experience
Benefits:Free family metro-wide Y membership, medical, dental, and 12 percent employer-paid retirement, upon vesting
Employment Type:Full Time
Branch:Chester Family YMCA
Description:The Chester Family YMCA is seeking a mission-driven team player to join our team to implement, coordinate and supervise our Aquatics activities and programs, engage members, and help staff grow and develop.

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 and the implementation of all Aquatics programming for our indoor/outdoor pool. Candidates should be experienced with member and volunteer engagement, possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and supervisory skills and demonstrate the ability to train staff, build relationships with members and staff, guiding them to reach their established goals. The Director will supervise Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Water Fitness Instructors, and Swim Team Coaches, and oversee pool maintenance.
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

Applicants must submit completed application, cover letter, resume and three references by May 3rd.

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

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