Aquatics Manager on Duty (AMOD)

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Dow Bay Area Family YMCA Job Description

Job Title:  Aquatics Manager on Duty (AMOD)                        

Reports to: Aquatics Director

Status: Part Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The AMOD, under supervision of the Aquatics Director, is accountable for ensuring effective performance of lifeguard functions. This position assists in hiring, training, scheduling and appraising lifeguards. The AMOD is responsible for safe guarding patrons in and around the pools and monitoring swimmers by promoting and enforcing all safety rules.

JOB DETAILS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs all lifeguard responsibilities including monitoring pool activities, applying first aid, and performing water rescues as necessary.
  • Ensures that lifeguards perform in accordance with established safety regulations and policies and that swimmers are well supervised in the pool and on decks. Fills in for lifeguards as needed.
  • Orients new lifeguards to job duties and responsibilities.
  • Assists with the scheduling of lifeguards to ensure that adequate coverage of pool areas is maintained during operating hours.
  • Assists in scheduling, coordinating and conducting in-service training. Ensures that lifeguards are fully competent in first aid, CPR, and all water rescue techniques and current with required training and certifications.
  • Keeps Facilities department well informed of pool maintenance needs including cleaning, chemical adjustments, and repairs.
  • Inventories and recognizes when supplies or equipment need to be ordered and communicates the needs to the Aquatics Director.
  • Interfaces with patrons regarding concerns, problems, or any other significant issues. Provides professional input and feedback while responding to problems.
  • Ensures that aquatic programs are occurring as desired and assists with the overall management of swimming events.
  • Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires strong swimming and lifesaving abilities with working knowledge of lifesaving techniques including backboard rescue.
  • Two years paid lifeguard experience or previous lifeguard supervisory experience.
  • Must possess American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification.
  • Must possess American Red Cross Training certification in Community First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer or Boy Scouts of America life guard certification.
  • Must be willing to work mornings, mid-day, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patrons, supervisors, and other employees.
  • Ability to remain alert, attentive, and responsible at all times.

HOW TO APPLY:

Email cover letter and resume to Rachael England:rengland@ymcabaycity.org. 

  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the MEMBER SERVICE DESK or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

Book Your Spot:

Reservation Reminders:

  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.
Reminders
Instructions
  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.

Financial AsSistance Programs

Individuals will not be turned away from participating in programs, activities, and/or membership due to their inability to pay. The Y maintains a generous financial assistance program for youth, adults, and families who demonstrate financial need. Funding for this program is provided by fundraising events at the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA and community-wide donors.