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Adult Softball League Supervisor

Company: Foothills Park and Recreation District
Location: Littleton
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Water Safety Instructor

Rate: $14.63 per hour

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

Under the general direction of the Aquatic Recreation Specialist in charge of swim lessons, the Assistant Recreation Specialist- Aquatics and the close supervision of the Pool Manager, this position is responsible for overall swim instruction. The position will keep accurate attendance records, develop lesson plans and distribute progress reports to all swimmers, as well as evaluate and assess skill level and progress of all swimmer. The job may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours and weekends.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Administer proper swim lessons by instructing classes as assigned
  • Responsible for recording attendance and progress of each participant. Distribute lesson report cards and encourage participants to register for next session.
  • Inform parents if any difficulties arise and keep them informed of accomplishments of students.
  • Prepare for lessons by writing lesson plans in advance and ensure all equipment necessary for the lesson is available; responsible for putting all equipment away after lessons.
  • Be prepared, creative and energized when teaching.
  • Provide a safe learning environment; keeps students in line of vision at all times/never turn back on class; enforce safety rules, policies, and regulations.
  • Should be in water part of class with every level and in at all times with beginning levels.
  • Encourage students and parents to practice in between lessons.
  • Recognize emergency and dangerous situations by reacting quickly and calmly. Completes Accident/Incident report.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, in-service trainings, orientations and emergency drills.
  • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Correct or inform supervisor of any facility hazards; communicate issues/complaints to supervisor as needed.
  • Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis; subs for co-workers when available; is responsible for securing substitutes for shifts unable to work.
  • Assist in training and mentoring new swim lesson staff & WSI's
  • Support the learn-to-swim program by leading and/or assisting lesson instructor workshops

Experience and Skills

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current Water Safety Instructor Certification required
  • Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid certifications required, or the ability to obtain within 6 months.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:

General knowledge of instructional swimming tools (i.e. kickboards).

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

95% of the work is done primarily in hot, humid environment. During summer months, work may be at an outdoor facility and will include exposure to all types of weather. Exposure to chemically treated water for a minimum of 4 hours per day. Must be able to work in an environment with poor acoustics and an array of distractions, i.e. music, weather conditions, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to push, pull or balance. Upper body strength is a requisite to lift/move a maximum of 50 pounds unassisted, and lift/move a maximum of 200 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Requires sense of smell and touch. Hearing must be adequate to hear patrons/co-workers communications up to 25 yards away. Must be able to frequently sit, stand, walk, climb, bend, kneel, stoop, reach and lift, exhibit manual dexterity and the ability to handle objects. Requires the ability to communicate verbally with both children and adults. The ability to talk and hear via the telephone, e-mail, and through face-to-face communication is needed.

Job Benefits

As a Part-Time Foothills employee, benefits include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible schedule
  • FREE use of our recreation/fitness centers, swimming pools, and ice arena
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf
  • Wellness Program
  • Scholarship Program

About Us

Creating Community, Enhancing Health, Inspiring Play! We fulfill our mission by providing a variety of recreational services, programs and activities for both youth and adults. We operate three recreation centers, two golf courses, a two-sheet ice arena, swimming pools, and two indoor sports facilities. In addition, we maintain 68 park sites and over 30 miles in trails. Joining our team means you will contribute to the well-being of your community.

Keywords: Foothills Park and Recreation District, Littleton , Adult Softball League Supervisor, Other , Littleton, Colorado

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