- Summary of Job Duties
The City of Aurora is always seeking to hire energetic Swim Instructors for all of our Indoor and Outdoor pools. This job posting will serve to create a pool of applicants for all temporary positions for the 2018 season.
This position is a temporary position and not benefit eligible at this time.The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications throughout the year; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.Swim Instructors perform a variety of routine tasks related to aquatic safety and provide instruction to patrons in swimming and aquatic safety. For additional information contact Kristen Bohm at 303-739-1532.
- Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Swim Instructors are responsible for the following:
- Instructing patrons at various levels of swimming techniques and aquatic safety
- Performing routine tasks to maintain safety in swim classes
- Enforcing pool rules
- Maintaining records relating to swim classes
- Providing information to patrons and parents
- Performing additional duties as assigned
- Minimum Qualifications
- Education/Experience: Equivalent training and experience that will demonstrate required knowledge, abilities and skills.
Knowledge: Knowledge of pool safety and emergency action plans.
Abilities: Ability to maintain a safe environment at work site.
Skills: Skill in swim instruction techniques.
Licenses, Certificates and/or Equipment Required:
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
- Swimming instruction training.
- American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification (Preferred)
- Working Conditions
- Physical Demands: Moderate physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 100 pounds with or without assistance; regular walking and standing; regular climbing, bending, kneeling and crouching; hand/foot/eye coordination to perform appropriate skills; vision to read instructions; hearing and speech communication for communication with employees and citizens.
Work Environment: Works both indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions with exposure to dust, noise, chemicals, water and other conditions found in an aquatic environment.
Equipment Used: Operates equipment related to aquatic facility operations.__________________________________________________________________
For Veterans points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.