Swim Instructor III at City of Ann Arbor

  • Education/Training Jobs, Instructor Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 3 weeks ago
  • Michigan, America
  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Swim Instructor III at City of Ann Arbor

Starting Hourly Rate: $19.15

Work Schedule: Classes are held Monday – Thursday mornings and evenings as well as Saturday and Sunday 9:30am – 1:30pm, but may require some administrative hours. 

Instructs swimming and water safety skills for children and adults according to City of Ann Arbor standards. Responsible for the supervision of structured class activities for a small group of students or for individual private lessons. Will routinely act as a lead instructor for a particular pool and may assist with the organization and implementation of instructional swim programs at multiple pools, including program registration procedures, student skill assessment, training and supervision of other swim instructors, and program evaluation.

Required Qualifications:

  • If hired, the candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no later than their start date or have a City of Ann Arbor-approved medical/religious exemption

  • Knowledge of instructional methods for teaching swimming and water safety skills to groups and individuals

  • At least two years of swim instruction experience and one year of swim program administration required

  • Must obtain CPR/AED and First Aid certification within 30 days of employment. The City offers CPR/AED and First Aid classes, which are free to Parks employees. Please note, your certification must be from an organization that has been approved by the Bureau of Community and Health Systems, Child Care Licensing Division. Please see link for list of approved organizations. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the administration and organization of instructional swim programs.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential duties.

Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise activities both indoors and outdoors, in heat and humidity. Work in all temperature conditions at an indoor pool and outdoor pool.

The physical ability to swim, walk, stand, see, hear, run, carry, stoop, bend, crawl, climb, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp, and perform repetitive motions.

Move and lift light objects up to 50 lbs. including office supplies, chairs, garbage cans and bags of trash, and pace clocks. Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements.

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