Swim Aide-Chilson/Winona - Seasonal

  • 500 E. Third Street, Loveland, Colorado
  • Mar 21, 2024
Part Time Education and Training

Job Description


Responsible for helping to organize and control classes under the direction of the Aquatics Specialist. Must be available to work some evenings, weekend and holiday hours. Must be at least 14 years of age. All offers are conditional upon a satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen.

The salary range for this position is $14.42 - $17.98, depending on qualifications and experience.

Position will remain open until filled.

  • Enhances Loveland Park & Recreation image and ensures a quality visit for guests by assisting in the implementation of lesson plans, teaching and supervision of guests enrolled in the swim program.
  • Complete required in-house swim aide training, attend swim instructor trainings to stay current on teaching methods as appropriate.
  • Handle emergencies according to standard procedure.
  • Inspect classroom/program environment and equipment to ensure safety.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as attendance sheets and class evaluations.
  • Disseminate and promote Parks and Recreation program information; educate users of potential opportunities and services available.
  • Directs public to proper locations; provides general facility use instructions; enforces facility policy and procedure by informing guests of existing policies.


  • Maintains order in classes to ensure a safe environment and promote a learning atmosphere.
  • May be required to cross train into other areas for duties as assigned.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to communicate effectively and diplomatically with guests, co-workers and facility management team. Must demonstrate good judgment and decision-making in handling difficult situations involving facility guests. Must be able to follow written and verbal direction. Must possess the ability to make sound judgments, exercise conflict resolution, and exhibit patience when dealing with stressful situations. Must demonstrate exceptional swimming skills and be able to impart those skills to class members. Must be at least 14 years of age.

Education and/or experience:

Customer service experience or training preferred. Prior experience in high level swimming classes and demonstrated ability in a variety of swim strokes preferred.

Licensure and/or certifications:

Current CPR & First Aid required or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire date. Possession of Swim Instructor Aide class certification highly desirable.

Core Competencies:

Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness

Material and equipment directly used:

Teaching props such as kickboards, diving rings, life jackets, etc.

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Must have the ability to react quickly and correctly in emergency situations and will be required to perform the necessary lifesaving procedures. Responsible for ensuring the safety of all participants in their aquatics classes by safe and proper usage of equipment. Will be required to bend, push, pull, stoop, kneel, move and position (up to 50 pounds) to perform the essential functions of the job. Must be available to work some evenings, weekend and holiday hours. Must be at least 14 years of age.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!

In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.

Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.

A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!

Non Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:
  • Retirement - 457 employee funded plan
  • Medical Leave - Up to 48 hours accrued. Accrue 1 hour of leave per 30 hours worked

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

The City of Loveland participates in E-Verify. In accordance with E-Verify requirements, upon your date of hire the City of Loveland will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. E-Verify Notice of Participation. Learn more about your right to work. Visit E-Verify.gov for more information.

All offers are conditional upon a satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check, including a criminal sex offender search which will be obtained in order to clear for initial and ongoing employment, and a pre-employment drug screen.

Job Address

500 E. Third Street, Loveland, Colorado 80537 United States View Map