Uniontown Area YMCA

1 YMCA Drive Uniontown, PA 15401
724.438.2584

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

LIFEGUARDS

 

Contact Casey Dacenzo at caseyd@uniontownymca.org for additional information or to apply. You must be willing to go through the process of becoming a certified Lifeguard to be considered for this position.

 

Life Guard Job Description (Toggle to Open)

Lifeguard Job Description – Uniontown Area YMCA

Position Summary
Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of the pool deck.

Essential Functions
1. Provides excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the Y.
2. Builds positive relationships with members; helps members connect with one another and the YMCA.
3. Handles and resolves membership concerns and informs supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
4. Applies all YMCA policies dealing with member services.
5. Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
6. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.
7. Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
8. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.
9. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
10. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
11. Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.

Service Skills
1. Follow the staff dress code for position.
2. Greet members and guests.
3. Show interest in their concerns.
4. Make members feel comfortable and at ease.
5. Be open, friendly and approachable.

Qualifications
1. Hold a current (or be willing to obtain) an American Red Cross Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
2. Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid.
3. Excellent interpersonal ad problem solving skills.
4. Minimum age of 15.
5. Reliable transportation.
6. Ability to maintain certification-level or physical and metal readiness.

Swim Instructors

 

Contact Casey Dacenzo at caseyd@uniontownymca.org for additional information or to apply.

 

Swim Instructor Job Description (Toggle to Open)

Swim Instructor Job Description – Uniontown Area YMCA

Position Summary
Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions
1. Instructs swimming lessons as assigned in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly.
2. Develops positive relationships with members and participants and provides motivational support and guidance.
3. Encourages member and parent involvement.
4. Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers members and participants to other programs.
5. Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.).
6. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
7. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures.
8. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
9. Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.
10. Trains and supervises class aides as assigned.

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 essential functions.
1. Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques.
2. Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child.

Service Skills
1. Follow the staff dress code for position.
2. Greet members and guests.
3. Show interest in their concerns.
4. Make members feel comfortable and at ease.
5. Be open, friendly and approachable.