The YMCA focus is to strengthen communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the mission and policies of the YMCA, will contribute to the overall goals of the YMCA of Greater Birmingham. Provides a quality experience to members and guests focused on YMCA core values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
Minimum 19 years of age.
Minimum one year teaching experience.
Coaching Certification: YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving and/or USA Swimming Certification.
Familiar with the philosophy and regulations of YMCA swimming and USA Swimming.
Must be able to relate and work with diverse groups of people in a friendly and consistent manner.
Current American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Certification.
Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
Attend in-service twice monthly during May - August and once monthly during September - April.
Successful completion of background screening.
Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility. Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness.
Meet strength and lifting requirements.
See and observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility.
Ability to be physically active to include, but not limited to lifting, bending, squatting, reaching, walking indoors/outdoors.