Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 04-May-2018 to 03-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • Thomson
  • Thomson, GA, USA
  • 7.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time


Maintains safe swimming conditions on the pool deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

  1. Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including anywhere around the zone of responsibility. Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness.
  2. See and observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility.



  1. Maintains active surveillance of the pool deck area to include dispersal of arm bands and aquatics slide surveillance.
  2. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the "safe-in-six" model. Completes related reports as required.
  3. Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  4. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
  5. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
  6. Checks the pool deck and aquatics area for hazardous conditions when arriving.
  7. Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.


Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  1. Minimum age of 16.
  2. Certifications: CPR, AED, Basic First Aid.
  3. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  4. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community


Effect on End Results:

This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by their supervisor.  Job description and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
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