About the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington: The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is one of the largest charity organizations in the country. The Y has a long history of leading the way in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington – YMCA Alexandria Branch 420 E. Monroe Ave. Alexandria, VA is in search of an experienced Aquatics Director
What you need to know about this position: This position creates, manages, supervises, and implements aquatic and membership related programming in accordance with the association’s mission, policies, and goals; Provides exceptional service to members, their guests, community groups, and related agencies and trains staff to do likewise; Manages departmental budget and meets budgetary goals; Directs all aspects of aquatic staffing to include recruiting, training, development, performance management, supervision, education and certifications, team building, and scheduling; Schedules aquatic classes and events; Markets aquatic programs and events as outlined in branch marketing plan; Maximizes pool usage; Provides aquatic instruction as needed; Evaluates programs and staff each session and responds accordingly; Supports swim team with scheduling, finances, marketing, fee schedules, activities and events, etc. Coordinates cleaning and maintenance duties associated with the operation of a clean and safe aquatic environment.
What we need from you: A Bachelor’s degree; 5 years of relevant experience managing an aquatics program. Certified lifeguard,Certified in CPR Pro, Certified in First Aid. Must have experience supervising and developing staff, excellent customer service skills; Certified in two aquatic proficiencies as a trainer; Must be able to do heavy lifting – equipment, people, and chemicals; Must be able to lift and move around objects of 40 pounds or more; Must be able to climb and use a variety of aquatic and cleaning equipment; Must have mechanical aptitude and strong problem solving skills; Must have the physical ability to meet all prerequisites for YMCA Lifeguarding.
Our benefits for you: We offer an exciting, fun, inclusive, growth oriented work environment that includes strong health benefits options, long term and short term disability, 10% employer paid retirement, childcare discount, complimentary Y membership, and continuous professional development opportunities.
Compensation: $46,000 annually
How to apply: Visit career page at www.ymcadc.org.