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Armed Services YMCA of The U S A Year Round Water Safety Instructor in Harker Heights, Texas


* A swim test will be administered during the interview*

**$500 Sign on Bonus after 90 days in good standing and eligible for $250 Monthly Retention Bonus after the 90 days in good standing.

An Armed Service YMCA Water Safety Instructor provides swim lessons/ private or group to adults and children of all levels and abilities based on American Red Cross (ARC) standards and program requirements.

Main Responsibilities

The essential functions of this position include but not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for instructing all swim lesson participants.

  • Responsible for the safety of the participant in their own class.

  • Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed and clean up supplies.

  • Instructs and evaluates students participating in swim lessons.

  • Schedules swim lessons with patrons; and must contact patrons within two business days

  • Submits completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time.

  • Attends mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled.

  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.

  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Director.

Mandatory Certifications

Complete required ASYMCA (Redwoods) safety training

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR and AED Certification

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this class, an employee is frequently required to run, swim, paddle and walk short distances; stand and sit for long periods; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear both in person from close and long distances and by phone or radio; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate lifesaving equipment.. The employee regularly lifts, pushes or pulls persons or equipment over 100 pounds. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, use of both eyes, ability to distinguish basic colors and shades; depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

This position routinely works at an indoor swimming facility. During summer months only outdoor weather conditions with little to no temperature control, and is routinely exposed to the sun, may be exposed to extreme heat, cold, wind and rain; works on uneven and/or slippery surfaces and is periodically exposed to hazardous conditions/situation. This position works a varied work week as determined by the needs required to manage operations.


Travel time is not required for this position

Education and Experience

Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older

Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate skills in swim lesson instruction

Ability to demonstrate skills as required for class content and use teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings, lifejackets, etc.

Ability to work independently and possess energy and enthusiasm

Ability to positively interact with the general public

Other Duties

Please note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list 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.

Armed Services YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. ASYMCA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. ASYMCA encourages applicants of all ages.

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