Water Aerobics Instructor

Location
Winter Garden, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Feb 08, 2024
Closes
Apr 08, 2024
Ref
6066744#XOJ--CityOfWinterGarden.1
Industry
Government
Workplace
In-Office

WORK OBJECTIVE

To provide quality swimming opportunities and programs for patrons in a safe and enjoyable aquatic environment. Emphasis on teaching water aerobics to participants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Must have Water Aerobics Instructor certification or ability to obtain before hire.
  • Explains, demonstrates, and critiques movements in the water
  • Prepares detailed lesson plans and gathers necessary materials to teach all levels of instruction.
  • Keeps daily attendance records of participants.
  • Provides information to the general public and patrons in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Keeps pool deck, bath houses, and general area clear of debris and in working order at all times.
  • Inspects safety and operational equipment and reports any deficiencies to the Pool Manager or Recreation Supervisor.
  • Assists with documenting accidents, incidents, pool closures, rescues, chemical reports, etc.
  • Assists with special event and daily program and activities.
  • Performs rescue assists as necessary.
  • Performs pool maintenance as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor and Pool Manager.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nationally certified fitness instructor with water specialty preferred
  • Previous teaching and/or water safety experience preferred
  • 1-2 years instructing experience preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certification preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of pool rules, safety equipment, and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to explain, demonstrate, and critique all levels of swimming instruction.
  • Ability to effectively maintain crowd control and program activity in a safe and professional manner.
  • Ability to interact and relate all ages.
  • Ability to perform friendly and effective customer service pertaining to the rules, program activities and operational functions.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Tasks involve some combination of reaching, bending, kneeling, carrying, pushing, pulling, and lifting (20-50 lbs).
  • Prolonged exposure to water, heat, high humidity, sun, rain and inclement weather.

The City of Winter Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Winter Garden provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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