Part-time, non-benefitted, non-exempt
The Head Swim Team Coach serves at the pleasure of the Assistant Aquatics Manager, and the Aquatics Manager. This position is responsible for the coaching of youth participating in our summer swim team program and overseeing the entire swim team including coaches. This position is also responsible for the safety of members on the team. Head Swim Team Coach enforces policies and rules pertaining to water safety. They are also to be examples of rule obeying patrons when not on duty. Weekly hours are part time, seasonal (mid-April to mid-August) not to exceed 40 hours per week. Weekly hours may vary depending on department needs and programming.
FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
Duties can include any of the following:
Head Swim Team Coach oversee water activities enforcing rules and policies as needed to ensure patron safety.
Instructs youth participants according to the swim team program as taught at Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool.
Head Swim Team Coach oversees Swim Team Coaches
Interacts and communicates with parents regarding swim team questions
Works in tandem with volunteers of swim team to ensure a quality program
Assists in preparation for special activities and events.
Assists in rescue procedures as directed and fulfill role in Emergency Action Plan
Assist in basic clean up and overall facility appearance as needed
- Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
- Applicants must have graduated High School.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Ability to make sound decisions in a stressful aquatics environment. Some medium lifting involved.
- Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
- Moderate physical activity. Requires standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours/day.
- Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which requires following basic safety precautions and procedures.
- Good communication skills, both orally and in writing.
- Good public relations and customer service skills under sometime stressful situations
- Ability to understand written and spoken instructions
- Ability to lift 15 to 50 pounds
- Prior experience coaching a plus, but not required
- Swimming experience, preferably in a swim team environment
This position is expected to instruct and supervise, all participants for which they are assigned. May be required to work in adverse weather conditions. They will be expected to lift, carry and manage equipment. They may have to work odd or long hours at a time to complete special requests or projects and participate in or coordinate evening and off-hour activities. Hours may include weekends and some holidays. Hours may vary as season and activities dictate. This position may also at times participate in and lead strenuous physical activities.
**Note that most PGVMP applications will be reviewed in March/April 2023.