Swim Instructor

Life Time Fitness - Florham Park, NJ (30+ days ago)3.6

Do you have a passion for Swimming and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for a passionate Swim Instructor who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help members improve their swimming in our state-of-the-art recreational and lap pools, both indoors and out. We provide in-house paid training, so although experience is preferred, it is not required. A typical day for a Swim Instructor could include:
  • Having fun teaching a life skill to our youngest members!
  • Evaluating members swimming ability to determine the correct swim level
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and order of our Aquatics Facilities
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Instructs swimming lessons and Aquatics events
  • Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants
  • Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants
  • Quickly and efficiently responds to member questions, comments, and
  • Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area
  • Promotes and sells all Aquatics programs and services
  • Responds to member questions regarding Life Time's programs, policies
and procedures
  • Maintains order and safety in swimming areas and assists in enforcing
club and pool policies
  • Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse
relating to youth


Education & Experience
  • Working towards a high school diploma or GED
  • 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)
  • First Aid certification required within 60 days of hire
  • Complete and Pass Life Time Swim Instructor Certification
  • Complete LTU Required Learning 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

All Life Time Team Members receive:
  • Complimentary Life Time membership
  • Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services
Additional Full Time Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Industry-leading Education and Training
  • Flexible Spending Account – Dependent (day) Care Account
  • $12-18 per hour depending on experience and market
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Primary LocationNJ-Florham Park - FLP - Florham Park Athletic
Schedule Part-time
Job Level Individual Contributor
Travel No