Aquatics Director: East Fordham Academy for the Arts
GOOD SHEPHERD SERVICES
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The Aquatics Director for our Summer Camp located in the Bronx will supervise and train the Lifeguards on accident prevention and monitoring procedures in the swimming areas. Reports to: Program Director Location: 120 East 184th Street, Bronx, New York 10468 Hours: 10 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt (Summer Camp, June 24, 2019 August 9, 2019) Major Duties: Design, develop and implement a water safety plan for the program. Train lifeguards on accident prevention, providing assistance to swimmers and rescue procedures. Provide training to camp staff on the water safety plan. Monitor lifeguards and the camp swimming activities. Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning and administer first aid. Facilitate and coordinate the implementation of rescue and emergency procedures when an accident occurs. Maintain order in swimming areas. Conduct or officiate swimming meets. Provide swimming instructions, when necessary. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Must be age 21 or over as required by New York City law. Must have 3 years experience as a Lifeguard or Aquatics Instructor. Must have a CPR for the professional Rescuer certification issued within the last 365 days, an unexpired Progressive Swimming Instructor / Water Safety Instructor certification and Lifeguard Management certification, or be willing to obtain all before the commencement of employment, as per NYC DOHMH regulations. Must be a certified progressive swimming instructor. Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective. Must have lifeguard management / supervision certification. Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference General Requirements: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment. Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.