Swim Lesson Supervisor

  • City of Des Moines, Iowa
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $12.00 - $14.17 Hourly USD

Job Description

Distinguishing Features of the Class

Oversees the aquatic center swim lesson program. Supervises Swim Lesson Instructors. Utilizes safety/first aid equipment, computer, water test kit and cash register.

Positions areavailable at the following aquatic centers and pools : Ashworth; Birdland; Nahas; Northwest and Teachout.

Approximate Employment Duration :Up to40 hours per week. 120-Day appointment May through August.

Deadline : Applications are accepted until such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Must be at least 18 years old;
  • Prior Lifeguard or Swimming Instructor experience preferred;
  • Valid driver's license or equivalent mobility required.


Required Special Qualifications

  • Candidates are required to possess a valid and current Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification through the American Red Cross or have the ability to obtain required certifications by employment start date. All certifications must be valid through September 10, 2020.
  • Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and driving record background checks.
  • Passing of a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to hire.


Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only)

  • Assists in the training and orientation of swim lesson staff;
  • Schedules swim lesson staff;
  • Oversees swim lessons and ensures that students are taught according to the American Red Cross standards;
  • Acts as the primary contact at the aquatic center for swim lessons;
  • Performs water quality tests, record results, reports any water clarity problems and/or alarms to maintenance;
  • Recognizes potentially hazardous conditions and intercedes to correct such conditions;
  • Enforces rules governing the conduct of persons at swimming pools.;
  • Supervises the cleaning of pools and restrooms;
  • Confirms swim lesson staff time sheets weekly;
  • Inventory and distribute swim lesson cards to participants;
  • Performs other related work as required.
Closing Date/Time: 5/18/2020 5:00 PM Central

Job Address

Des Moines, Iowa United States View Map