Swim Instructor

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-873983
    • Job Location: Centennial , CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: February 21, 2024
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About this Opportunity!

Swim Instructor Part-Time

Application Closing Deadline: Ongoing/Open.

This is an ongoing recruitment process, with no specific closing date. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Non-Certified Swim Instructor - $16.25 - $20.67 per hour

WSI Certified Swim Instructor - $16.75 - $20.67 per hour

*FREE* Training for qualified candidates! No experience necessary but a general knowledge of basic swim strokes is a plus.

*We offer reimbursement of course fees (if WSI Certification is obtained through SSPRD, excluding the $40 certification fee) after completing 3 full sessions of instruction. Non-Certified Swim Instructors will be provided free initial training. Must be able to instruct 2 evenings classes a week and/or Saturday mornings. Additional hours are available once qualified and approved to teach private lessons at a starting rate of $17.00 per hour for Non-Certified Swim Instructors and $19.85 per hour for WSI Certified Swim Instructors.

The Lone Tree Recreation Center has immediate openings for Instructors! Priority hiring goes to those who are available instruct at Lone Tree Recreation Center!

Looking for a great part-time gig where the work is actually fun? Do you have a passion for aquatics? This is the job for you! The Swim Instructor is responsible for teaching swim lessons that motivate, educate and encourage students of all ages and varying abilities while developing swim skills. The ideal candidate must maintain knowledge and understanding of all swimming strokes and skills, as well as knowledge of American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim levels. We are currently looking for shifts ranging from morning to evening hours and weekends.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Will have previous experience teaching swim lessons.
  • Possess American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification.
  • Will possess knowledge and understanding of all swimming strokes and skills, as well as knowledge of America Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels.
  • Has the ability to swim to safety with a full-grown adult and remain calm in emergencies.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with the public and other team members.
  • Can work independently.
  • Can follow and enforce all pool standards and rules.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be fifteen (15) years of age at the time of application.
  • Possession of current certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.