Lifeguard/Swim Lesson Instructor

Family YMCA of Black Hawk County

Waterloo, IA, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 21

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Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


Maintains CPR, First Aid and AED certifications.
Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations.
Responds to challenges with possible solutions in a timely manner.
Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies, and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.
Remains calm and objective when under pressure or when challenged by others.
Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state health department code.
Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.

Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents
Attends staff meetings and swim instructor in-services as scheduled
Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines
Maintains attendance and skill accomplishment records for each participant
Maintains teaching equipment and conduct routine checks to ensure participant safety
Trains and supervises class aides as assigned

Minimum age of 16
Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or equivalent (we will certify you!)
Ability to maintain certification-level physical and mental readiness


Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $8.00 - $9.00 per hour

* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* Weekends

* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

* First Aid Certification (Preferred)
* Lifeguard Training (Preferred)
* CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:
* One location

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Work Remotely:
* No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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