The Mid-Island Y JCC is looking for a Camp Aquatics Director. This person will direct and supervise lifeguards and swim instructors. Under general supervision, assists in training and instruction of lifeguards and swim instructors in methods and techniques of water safety and aquatic instruction.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Assists in scheduling and supervising all aquatic personnel.
  • Assists in evaluating the performance of subordinate personnel.
  • Supervises and/or carries out rescue of helpless swimmers, administers first aid and applies resuscitation measures when necessary.
  • Enforces rules and regulations pertaining to the use of the aquatic facility.
  • Completes all records and reports associated with the management of Aquatics Department.
  • Ensure subordinate lifeguards and instructors are maintaining minimum certifications and updating staff binder and chart.
  • Completes any additional duties as directed by the Aquatic Director and/or the Health & Fitness Director.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position supervises the camp lifeguards, WSI.                                             

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time temp (Summer) position with the possibility of going full time year round. This position works about 37.5 hours a week.

Required Education and Experience

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification

Nassau County Lifeguard Certification

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification

First Aid certification

More than four years of experience lifeguarding

Ability to successfully complete a practical interview

Ability to supervise and train subordinates

Continuing possession of all minimum required certifications

Knowledge and Skills:

Considerable knowledge of first aid, rescue, and resuscitation techniques and equipment

Considerable knowledge of lifesaving methods and techniques and water safety measures

Considerable knowledge of rules and regulations governing the use of water facilities

Considerable swimming skill

Ability to supervise and train subordinates

Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations

Ability to prepare accurate reports

The Mid-Island Y JCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 311680378

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