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Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence Aquatics Director - Dodge Pond in Canton, New York

Aquatics Director - Dodge Pond

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Job Location

St.Lawrence County - Canton, NY

Position Type


Salary Range

$18.53 - $21.12 Hourly


Position Type/Expected Hours Of Work - During all swimming activities at Kids Summer Camp July 1st through approximately August 1st.

Qualifications - Must be 21 years of age and have at least 3 seasons of proven waterfront experience as a Lifeguard and/or Aquatics Director.

Relevant Certifications - Required:

  • Current certification as Water Safety Instructor

  • Current certification in American Red Cross Advanced Lifesaving

  • Current certification in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance -Authorized to work in the United States and pass all background clearances.

    Summary/Objective - The Aquatics Director shall be responsible for all aspects of the waterfront beach area, and shall supervise all staff and campers participating in these activities. The Progressive Swimming Instructor must assess the swimming ability of each camper prior to allowing the child to participate in aquatic activities

    Essential Functions - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Oversee the implantation of the written safety plan’s swimming procedures.

  • Establish and oversee all swimming activities at the camp, including off site swimming.

  • Supervise all staff and campers participating in swimming activities.

  • Respond to water front emergencies.

  • If certified as a life guard, may serve as a lifeguard.

  • IF qualified as a Progressive Swimming Instructor, may assess camper’s swimming ability.

  • Ensure compliance with DOH regulations as applies to Children’s Camp and Adult Temporary Residence.

  • Ensure all swimming and boating rules are followed.

  • Assist lifeguard in waterfront supervision.

  • Keep a daily log of who enters and exits the beach area.

  • Ensure that Buddy Checks are completed every fifteen minutes.

  • Accomplish camper swim assessments prior to swimming activity for all swimmers.

  • Ensure that beach is hazard free.

  • Ensure that watermark depth markers on dock are current.

  • Be on duty during all waterfront activities.

  • Other duties as needed for the program

    Competencies -

  • Ethical Conduct

  • Organizational Skills

  • Good Communicational Skills

  • Strong Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong Safety Management/Observation Skills

    Supervisory Responsibility - Lifeguards, Counselors and Campers

    Travel - As needed for the program needs

    Work Enironment -This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

    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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; lift; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Work may require lifting, pushing, or pulling in excess of 30 pounds.

    Other Duties - This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. I have read and received a copy of the above job description and understand the responsibilities fully. I understand that the preceding job description will be reviewed/updated at least annually; more frequent updates will depend on contract needs.

    Wage Range - $18.53-$21.12/Hour, Based on education and experience