The YMCA of Central Florida is seeking an experienced Aquatics Director at our premier Dr. Phillips Y.Must have proven related experience.
Dr. Phillips YMCA Family Center
Location: Orlando, FL 32819-5102
The YMCA of Central Florida is an innovative top 10 Association in the country. We impactthe lives of individuals and families inover 100 neighborhoods in Central Florida, operating YMCA Family Center locations insix counties.Our Associationison the cutting edge of aquatic programming; in partnership with our Vice President of Aquaticsand 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Mr. Rowdy Gaines.
Our premier Dr. P. Phillips YMCA Family Center located in Orlando, Florida is seeking a talented and experienced Aquatics Director. Candidates must have proven leadership experience and the ability to create an environment delivering world class customer service to grow membership and aquatics programs. Under the direction of the District Executive Director or Senior Program Director, the incumbent willoversee day-to-day operations of aquatic programs,manage staff, and grow program participation.S/he willimplement aquatic programs; including lap swimming, swim lessons, swim team, and group exercise classes to promote the retention of existing members, and engagement of new members. During the summer months this individual will manage and oversee the aquatics specialty camps. This individual will be required to build relationships and communicate with members, volunteers, guests, and staff in a highly professional manner. The incumbent will provide leadership and collaborate with other directors and staff to support aquatic initiatives and achieve retention goals. This individual will have responsibilities for staff recruitment, selection, development and retention; including career succession planning for their staff team. Analytical skills will be needed for utilizing available technology, reporting tools, and processes to recognize growth and retention opportunities within the Aquatics Department. This individual will ensure proper implementation of aquatic schedules and procedures to provide maximum awareness and opportunities for members / staff connections. S/he will routinely evaluate programs, and collaborate with the Facility Director to establish systems for pool inspections, equipment maintenance service quality, and institute corrective action when necessary. This individual must have knowledge of all state, local and YMCA of Central Florida health and safety standards and policies. The incumbent will ensure employees are current with required certifications. S/he will also need to maintain compliance with required documentation of pool operations. The Aquatics Director must be able to work a varied schedule based on business needs, which can include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Our Association is enjoying tremendous growth while providing national leadership in the areas of Health Strategies, Youth Development and Community Collaborations. Be part of something great at the YMCA of Central Florida!
Along with a highly competitive pay structure, the YMCA of Central Florida provides exceptional benefits which include the following:
Quality healthcare (medical, dental, vision options)
Long Term Disability and Life Insurance provided at no cost to the employee.
12% Employer funded retirement plan after two years of service with immediate vesting and the ability to add additional earnings from first day of employment
YMCA membership for employee, and household.
Generous paid time off package
Career growth and enrichment opportunities
A challenging and fun work environment with creative, talented and diverse individuals!
The YMCA of Central Florida is a Drug-Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.
Education, Training, and Experience
Bachelor degree or equivalent required; sports management, recreation management or related field of study preferred.
Minimum 3 yearsexperience in staff supervision and leadership required.
Minimum 3 yearsexperience in managing a large summer aquatic program and camp strongly preferred.
Minimum 3 years experience in aquatics or customer service related field strongly preferred.
Minimum 3 years experience in staff supervision and leadership required.
YMCA aquatics or operations experience highly preferred.
Microsoft Office proficiency required.
CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED and First Aid certifications required.
Oxygen Administration certification required.
Current Lifeguard certification required. (YMCA Lifeguard certification preferred; Red Cross Lifeguard certification is acceptable, but s/he mustreceive YMCA certification within 60 days).
YMCA Lifeguard Instructor, YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Trainer and YMCA Aquatic Management certifications, a plus.
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