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Aquatics Director

Greenville, SC, USA | YMCA

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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The YMCA of Greenville is seeking a cause-driven leader who desires to make a major impact in the community to join our team as an Aquatics Director.Don’t miss this unique opportunity to help advance the mission of the YMCA in a committed and supportive community!

The Aquatics Director is responsible for providing leadership to the operations of the Aquatics and Lifeguarding Departments at Eastside Family YMCA, located in Taylors, SC. They are also responsible for providing staff supervision, budget management, and programmatic planning to those departments.


Bachelor’s degree in health/wellness, physical education or a related field and/or equivalent work experience.

Three (3) years of experience or similar knowledge of the aquatic field specifically with pool management, swim instructions, teaching, lifeguarding and supervision of aquatic staff.

Must be certified as a lifeguard and swim instructor, as well as hold current certifications in CPR for the professional rescuer, First Aid, BBP, AED, and O2.

Knowledge of state bathing codes and YMCA standards.

Experienced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Two years of experience in effectively supervising and managing part-time staff.

Demonstrated ability to train lifeguards and swim instructors.

Excellent communication and public relations skills.

Essential Functions

Monitoring, scheduling, and growth of all aquatic programs.

Supervise assigned staff and find appropriate substitutes in the event of any conflicts.

Hire, train, schedule, and evaluate all swim lesson instructors and lifeguards.

Monitor and correct bi-weekly payroll.

Update program registrations in computer software system, as well as monthly pool schedules.

Ongoing development and monitoring of the aquatics and lifeguard department budgets.

Provide leadership on branch and association committees, as well as being a representative for the YMCA in the community.

Maintain DHEC and YMCA records and chemical logs.

Maintain pool chemical levels to appropriate standards.

Maintain the aquatics department equipment and ensure clean facilities.

Actively participate in the annual support campaign.

Understand and observe all safety rules and regulations.

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