Experience and Skills:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
- Six (6) years of competitive swimming in an organized program.
- One (1) year of previous masters coaching experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Possession of current certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid required.
- Possession of current Lifeguarding certification (includes CPR/AED and First Aid) preferred.
MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Must possess general knowledge of competitive swimming equipment such as pace clocks, lane ropes, instructional tools (i.e.: kickboards, pull buoys).
95% of the work is done primarily in hot, humid environment. During summer months, work may be at an outdoor facility and will include exposure to all types of weather. Exposure to chemically treated water for
a minimum of 2 hours per day. Must be able to work in an environment with poor acoustics and an array of distractions, i.e. music, weather conditions, etc.
Must be able to push, pull or balance. Upper body strength is a requisite to lift/move a maximum of 50 pounds unassisted, and lift/move a maximum of 200 pounds with assistance. Vision requirements include: near acuity, far acuity, depth perception and color vision. Requires sense of smell and touch. Hearing must be adequate to hear patrons/co-workers communications up to 25 yards away. Must be able to frequently sit, stand, walk, climb, bend, kneel, stoop, reach and lift, exhibit manual dexterity and the ability to handle objects. Requires the ability to communicate verbally with both children and adults. The ability to talk and hear via the telephone, e-mail, and through face-to-face communication is needed.