Welcome to Simply Hired!

Like what you see here? Check out more Coaches and Scouts jobs like this one.

Show Me More

Swim Instructor

Apply Now

Company: Life Time

Location: Columbia, MD

Date Posted: May 6, 2014

Source: Life Time

General Summary Leads group, private and semi-private swim lessons to all ages and ability levels.  Creates a fun and inviting learning environment to ensure a positive member experience.  Builds strong relationships with participants and continually recommends classes based on skill levels.     Major Duties & Responsibilities   Member Experience
1.     Greets, acknowledges, engages and interacts with members at all times.
2.     Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants.
3.     Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants.
4.     Responds to member questions regarding Life Time's programs, policies and procedures.
5.     Quickly and efficiently responds to member questions, comments, and concerns 
6.     Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area.   Sales & Promotion Promotes and sells all Aquatics programs and services. Continually increases their knowledge of Life Time's products, services, policies and procedures. Promotes all Life Time programs, products and services.   Financial & Budgetary Ensures use of supplies follow the amount prearranged by the department budget. Treats all equipment with care.   Managerial & Supervisory
1.     Maintains order and safety in swimming areas.
2.     Assists in enforcing club and pool policies at all times.
3.     Attends department and "all club" meetings.
4.     Attends monthly and quarterly in-service trainings.     Responsibilities of All Positions Supports and articulates the Life Time Mission and Vision statements. Adheres to company policies and procedures. Ensures cleanliness of the club using all 5 senses: Sight to ensure club is neat and orderly Sound to ensure music/sound levels are appropriate Touch to ensure floors, countertops, etc are clean and dry Taste to ensure food & beverages in the café are up-to-standards Smell to ensure the club is fresh and odor free   

Customer Service:
 Demonstrates positive attitude and actions through a display of courtesy, service, cooperation, hospitality, sensitivity, and professionalism to internal and external customers.   

Safety:
 Safety responsibilities include: Complies with all company safety rules Uses all required safety devices and personal protection equipment Reports accidents and injuries to supervisor as soon as possible Participates in safety training and safety inspections Suggests methods of preventing hazards to safety committeeMinimum Qualifications    

Education:
 
·         Working towards a high school diploma or GED   

Experience:
 Swim lesson instruction or coaching experience (preferred) One year customer service (preferred)   Licenses / Certifications / 

Registrations:
 
·         Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid (preferred) 
·         Red Cross CPR-PR/AED (preferred) 
·         CPR/AED certification required within 60 days of hire 
·         First Aid certification required within 60 days of hire 
·         Complete and Pass the U Swim School Training 
·         Complete LTU Safety Training before first shift 
·         Complete LTU U Swim School Orientation before first shift 
·         Complete all LTU courses within first 60 days of hire     Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics 
·         Ability to swim the major strokes of Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly 
·         Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational  
·         Excellent interpersonal skills 
·         Ability to build relationship with members of all ages 
·         Comfortable working with all age groups, including children 
·         Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner 
·         Ability to tolerate loud noises 
·         Firmly but tactfully enforce Life Time policies and procedures 
·         Ability to multi-task and learn quickly 
·         Ability to acknowledge difficult situations and respond accordingly 
·         Self starter, reliable, responsible and dedicated 
·         Ability to make decisions quickly and easily     

Language Ability:
 Language Ability
- Intermediate
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization in English.     

Math Ability:
 Mathematical Skills
- Intermediate
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply basic concepts of basic algebra and geometry.   

Reasoning Ability:
 Reasoning Ability
- Intermediate Skills
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.   

Technical Skills:
 To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Outlook.   

Physical Demands:
 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; ability to climb ladders.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.   The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.    

Work Environment:
 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The work is performed in an athletic club environment.  The noise level is usually moderate to high.
General Summary Leads group, private and semi-private swim lessons to all ages and ability levels.  Creates a fun and inviting learning environment to ensure a positive member experience.  Builds strong relationships with participants and continually recommends classes based on skill levels.     Major Duties & Responsibilities   Member Experience
1.     Greets, acknowledges, engages and interacts with members at all times.
2.     Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants.
3.     Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants.
4.     Responds to member questions regarding Life Time's programs, policies and procedures.
5.     Quickly and efficiently responds to member questions, comments, and concerns 
6.     Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area.   Sales & Promotion Promotes and sells all Aquatics programs and services. Continually increases their knowledge of Life Time's products, services, policies and procedures. Promotes all Life Time programs, products and services.   Financial & Budgetary Ensures use of supplies follow the amount prearranged by the department budget. Treats all equipment with care.   Managerial & Supervisory
1.     Maintains order and safety in swimming areas.
2.     Assists in enforcing club and pool policies at all times.
3.     Attends department and "all club" meetings.
4.     Attends monthly and quarterly in-service trainings.     Responsibilities of All Positions Supports and articulates the Life Time Mission and Vision statements. Adheres to company policies and procedures. Ensures cleanliness of the club using all 5 senses: Sight to ensure club is neat and orderly Sound to ensure music/sound levels are appropriate Touch to ensure floors, countertops, etc are clean and dry Taste to ensure food & beverages in the café are up-to-standards Smell to ensure the club is fresh and odor free   

Customer Service:
 Demonstrates positive attitude and actions through a display of courtesy, service, cooperation, hospitality, sensitivity, and professionalism to internal and external customers.   

Safety:
 Safety responsibilities include: Complies with all company safety rules Uses all required safety devices and personal protection equipment Reports accidents and injuries to supervisor as soon as possible Participates in safety training and safety inspections Suggests methods of preventing hazards to safety committeeMinimum Qualifications    

Education:
 
·         Working towards a high school diploma or GED   

Experience:
 Swim lesson instruction or coaching experience (preferred) One year customer service (preferred)   Licenses / Certifications / 

Registrations:
 
·         Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid (preferred) 
·         Red Cross CPR-PR/AED (preferred) 
·         CPR/AED certification required within 60 days of hire 
·         First Aid certification required within 60 days of hire 
·         Complete and Pass the U Swim School Training 
·         Complete LTU Safety Training before first shift 
·         Complete LTU U Swim School Orientation before first shift 
·         Complete all LTU courses within first 60 days of hire     Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics 
·         Ability to swim the major strokes of Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly 
·         Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational  
·         Excellent interpersonal skills 
·         Ability to build relationship with members of all ages 
·         Comfortable working with all age groups, including children 
·         Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner 
·         Ability to tolerate loud noises 
·         Firmly but tactfully enforce Life Time policies and procedures 
·         Ability to multi-task and learn quickly 
·         Ability to acknowledge difficult situations and respond accordingly 
·         Self starter, reliable, responsible and dedicated 
·         Ability to make decisions quickly and easily     

Language Ability:
 Language Ability
- Intermediate
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization in English.     

Math Ability:
 Mathematical Skills
- Intermediate
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply basic concepts of basic algebra and geometry.   

Reasoning Ability:
 Reasoning Ability
- Intermediate Skills
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.   

Technical Skills:
 To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Outlook.   

Physical Demands:
 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; ability to climb ladders.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.   The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.    

Work Environment:
 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The work is performed in an athletic club environment.  The noise level is usually moderate to high.
Show more

Other jobs you might like

  • Personal Softball Coach

    CoachUp

    - Baltimore, MD

    CoachUp, the nation’s leading service for private coaching, is seekingexperienced Softball coaches and athletes to give private Softballsessions. We have thousands of clients...

    30+ days ago from CoachUp, Inc.
  • Need a Tennis Instructor

    NEW

    Private Contract

    - Washington, DC

    Experience: Beginner. Court type: I'm not sure. Student age: Adult. Tennis lesson size: Private (1-on-1 session): Yes, Semi-private (4 people): No, No preference: No, I'm not...

    7 hours ago from Thumbtack
  • Need life coaching

    NEW

    Private Contract

    - West River, MD

    Coaching type: Career, Relationships, Developing positive habits. Client goals: Life goals. Client challenges: None to speak off. Coach gender preference: No preference. Day...

    10 hours ago from Thumbtack
  • Sports Performance Coaches

    Powertrainsports.com

    - Sterling, VA

    Company Description: Founded in 2001, Power Train Sports Institute is one of the countries leading providers of best in class sports performance training for athletes of all ages.

    5 days ago from ZipRecruiter
  • Sales Coach, Director

    NEW

    Best Practice Research and Consulting Firm

    - Arlington, VA

    Partner with Revenue Leadership Team to upskill key segments of revenue staff via small group facilitation, hands-on/one-on-one coaching, call partnership and certification that...

    1 day ago from IvyExec
  • SOCCER, BOYS' JV HEAD COACH

    Loudoun County Public Schools

    - Ashburn, VA

    JOB STATUS: � OPEN POSTING DATE: � 10/27/2014 CLOSING DATE: � 12/11/2014 POSTING NUMBER: � CC14 100 LOCATION: � FREEDOM HS POSITION TITLE: � SOCCER, BOYS' JV HEAD...

    28 days ago from The Washington Post
  • Sports Training Facility - Sports Clubs for Kids Swim Instructor

    Sports Training Facility

    - Bethesda, MD

    Job# 453260737 Key Job Responsibilities Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: Adhere to all operational excellence standards...

    30+ days ago from Jobs In Sports
  • Youth Basketball Coach

    NEW

    Maryland Basketball Academy

    - Rockville, MD

    Company Description: Maryland Basketball Academy (MBA) is a 501c3 non-profit youth basketball organization based in Rockville Maryland. MBA specializes in player development and...

    2 days ago from ZipRecruiter
  • Coaching

    NEW

    Washington County Public School

    - Hagerstown, MD

    Assistant Coach – Unified Bocce Boonsboro High School Season: Winter, 2014-2015 Note: If an applicant meeting all the experience requirements is not identified, applicants with...

    18 hours ago from IHispano
  • Sports Camp Coach

    Esf Summer Camps and Experiences

    - Columbia, MD

    Position Summary: A Sports Camp Coach is responsible for the supervision of campers, promoting and actively participating in all camp activities, providing a safe, fun camp...

    17 days ago from Get Summer Camp Jobs

Show Me More