Swimming Lesson Crew Lead

Job #05 Category: AquaticsLocation: Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC

Swimming Lesson Crew Lead

(Noah's Ark/ Preschool Plus and Learn-To-Swim Program)


The Aquatics department at the JCC of Greater Baltimore is seeking two Crew Leads to supervise swimming lessons at the Shapiro Recreation Park at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform morning safety checks of all pools and ensure that they are prepared for morning swim lessons;
  • Directly supervise a staff of 10 - 15 certified instructors in their day-to-day efforts of teaching swimming lessons;
  • Be an "on-deck" (or, as needed, "in the water") presence AT ALL TIMES that lessons are in session;
  • Administer in-service training for instructors;
  • Conduct performance evaluations for instructors;
  • Ensure the proper completion of paperwork and documentation, including mid-term and end-of-term reports to parents, and Class Records for the American Red Cross;
  • Assist in communication of rules and policies to both staff and customers
  • Defuse or manage problems with unruly or argumentative customers
  • Enforce the employment policies of the JCC, including dress codes, timesheet and timeclock policies; behavior and harrassment policies
  • Maintain a level head at all times

Qualifications include

    • Minimum age of 18
    • Current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for Lifeguards/ Professional Rescuer, and First Aid (Oxygen Administration certification and advanced First Aid, such as American Red Cross Emergency Response or Wilderness and Remote First Aid strongly preferred)
    • Currently certification by the State of Maryland as a Certified Pool Operator strongly preferred
    • Ability to perform rescue procedures/administer first aid on demand
    • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification required
    • AT LEAST one year (or two program seasons) of previous experience as a swimming instructor required; previous experience with preschool swim lessons and/or the JCC ECE Aquatics Program preferred
    • Schedule flexibility and availability
    • Good customer service skills
    • Able to work under a high level of stress
    • Able to work outdoors in adverse conditions for periods of 8-10 hours

Expected schedule:

  • Noah's Ark Crew Lead:
    • This is a seasonal hourly position;
    • Must be available 8am to 2pm Monday - Friday;
    • Must be available to help cover additional shifts/ responsibilities as needed up to 40 hours per week.

If you are not currently an employee of the JCC of Greater Baltimore, please request and submit an Application for Employment.  Please submit all of the above documentation to: 

Aquatics Director Bill Kirkner

JCC of Greater Baltimore

3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue

Owings Mills, MD 21117

or bkirkner@jcc.org

  • ECE
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