Swim Aide

Swim Aide

  • Part Time
  • Concord

Website Town of Concord, MA

Municipality

Concord Recreation is seeking Swim Aides.  The Swim Aide Program builds talent pipelines by investing in and transforming candidates to be a strong and confident Water Safety Instructor. Under the supervision of the Aquatics Program Supervisor, the Swim Aide is responsible for assisting certified Water Safety Instructors during lessons with stroke development, water introduction, water safety, and other duties designated by the Water Safety Instructor (WSI). This position will work only under the supervision of a certified Water Safety Instructor.  Hours and schedule will vary with total hours ranging from 2-18 hours/ week. Pay rate: $15.00 per hour. 

 

Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  The most highly qualified candidates will be invited to one or more interviews and/or other assessments.  All applicants will be notified of their standing the in the process as soon as a decision has been made regarding their individual application.

 

Appointment of the final candidate will be contingent upon the results of pre-placement conditions including CORI and SORI checks.  Costs of these pre-placement requirements will be borne by the Town.

The Town of Concord, MA is an EEO Employer.  We value diversity and welcome candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

 

Department:
Human Services- Recreation
Salary Grade:
MISC2
Reports To:
Aquatics Manager
FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt
Appointed By:
Town Manager
Date:
November 2023
 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Program Supervisor, the Swim Aide is responsible for assisting certified Water Safety Instructors during lessons with stroke development, water introduction, water safety, and other duties designated by the Water Safety Instructor (WSI).  This position will work only under the supervision of a certified Water Safety Instructor. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who are or become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

 

·         Assist aquatic instructors during swim classes.

 

·         Be prepared for class. Have all equipment available and ready prior to swim class. Assist in putting away all equipment after swim classes.

 

·         Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with the Beede and the Town of Concord’s standards at all times.

 

·         Ensure a clean and safe pool environment at all times.

 

·         Engage in active listening with members in order to build relationships, understand each individual’s goals and interests and take the initiative to assist in the achievement of those goals.

·         Attend mandatory monthly in-service training. 

 

·         May be required to work one on one with individual students during group classes.

 

·         Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None.

 

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

·         Age 15+ (work permit needed)

 

·         No experience necessary

 

·         After completing required swim aide hours, complete WSI certification

 

 

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

·         Working knowledge of aquatic facilities, procedures and equipment.  Thorough
working knowledge of and ability to perform lifesaving techniques, CPR and First Aid.
Ability to swim.

 

·         Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the public, including children and
young adults, in a courteous and tactful manner and to fairly and tactfully enforce facility
rules and regulations.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who are or become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the physical demands (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

 

Moderate physical effort is generally required which involves frequent lifting of between 30 and 60 pounds.    Regularly required to walk, swim, stand, crouch, reach, crawl, climb, talk, sit, watch and hear for extended periods of time. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, and feel objects.  Vision and hearing at or correctable to normal ranges.  

 

 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job.  The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

 

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

To apply for this job email your details to mbegley@concordma.gov

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