Apr 23, 2019
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Aquatics Supervisor, create a positive swim team setting. Teach the fundamentals of competitive swimming in a positive environment and provide instruction and guidance during training sessions. The Swim Team Coach is responsible for directing all aspects of swim team development including recruiting, administration, teaching and supervising students of all ages and abilities within the swim team program. Must be able to exercise judgment and initiative. Essential Functions: Plan and develop competitive swim program. Plan and develop engaging and level appropriate workouts. Develop and communicate team vision and goals. Maintain supervision of swim team at all times. Perform administrative duties for the team. Maintain attendance records and logs. Manage Team Unify website and database. Monitor and track all payments. Prevent accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of patrons in the pool area. Maintains order, anticipate hazardous situations, and take steps to prevent them. Perform rescues and administer first aid/CPR as necessary. Use proper rescue equipment and techniques. Assist in the overall operations of the pool; including opening and closing. Maintain a clean and debris free pool, pool area, and locker room facilities. Maintain positive, professional, and polite public relations. Attend staff meetings and training. Help provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among the HRD community. Perform related duties as assigned. Essential Knowledge and Abilities: American Red Cross Lifeguard training, general lifeguard techniques. Coaching and or competitive swimming experience. Able to perform a rescue, give CPR and First Aid as appropriate. Ability to teach all 4 competitive strokes. Able to provide in water instruction. Able to provide constructive feedback and instruction to swimmers in all levels. Knowledge of Pool rules and practices. Ability to be reliable, punctual, approachable and dedicated to the Dolphins swim team. Must remain calm and efficient in stressful situations and emergencies. Ability to work with patrons with special needs. Qualifications: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade; additional schooling is desirable. Required Certificates: Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. USA Swimming Coach Physical Demands Visual and auditory ability to observe and respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation. Ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills and the ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, knell or crouch. Ability to climb, push, and pull and lift and carry objects up to 20 pounds. This position performs most duties in an outdoor aquatic environment around wet and/or slippery surfaces. There is exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals, heat, cold, sun and inclement weather conditions. Additional Information : It may be necessary to perform other duties as assigned. This position is considered to have a supervisory or disciplinary relationship over minors. This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is understood that the employee will perform other duties if requested by the General Manager. Job descriptions are reviewed periodically and may be revised if deemed necessary. This job description is not a written or implied contract. Benefits The hourly pay range for this position is $22-35, depending on experience. The District also provides: Retirement: Simple IRA with District matching contribution of up to 3%, once eligible. The Application Process Applicants must apply through the Paylocity site 5pm May 10, 2019. The employment application is available at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/4414/Highlands-Recreation-District Applications must be received by 5PM PST Please feel free to contact General Manager, Cathy Haas by email email@example.com or by phone (650-341-4251) with any questions. More information about the Highlands Recreation District can be found at www.highlandsrec.ca.gov The Highlands Recreation District is looking for an enthusiastic, organized and thoughtful individual to lead our swim team. We’re very proud of the quality of our program and our facility and are looking for a demonstrated leader to oversee and grow our Highlands Dolphins Aquatics Club team. More information about the team is available at: http://highlandsrec.ca.gov/aquatics/ Our Community: The Highlands Recreation District is a ‘hidden gem’ on the Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area. Nestled in incorporated San Mateo County, our special district serves primarily the surrounding community of 800 homes, but also several neighboring cities. The Rec has a rich history as the hub of the unique Highlands neighborhood. Learn more about our founding and history on our website: www.highlandsrec.ca.gov The Aquatics Facility: Our Rec Center has a 6-lane, 25-yard pool, a diving well and a baby pool. Our pool is operated year-round, thanks to a dome that covers the pool from November through March. We have a well-established swim lesson program, lifeguard training classes and adult aquatic wellness classes. About Employment at the District: The Swim coach position is perfect for an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, team-player with a passion for competitive swimming. This part time position (.6FTE) joins our dedicated supervisory staff and reports to the Aquatics Supervisor. The individual selected for this position must have swim coach experience. The pay range for this position is $22-35/hour, depending on experience. Opportunities for additional shifts (at different rates) in swim instruction and lifeguarding are available. Please review the attached job description for additional information and requirements.
Highlands Recreation District 1851 Lexington Avenue, San Mateo, CA, USA Part time