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Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

Date inactive: 8/9/2013

Employer Name: ESF Summer Camps, Inc.

Employer Description: ESF (which stands for Education, Sports, and Fun) has been a pioneering force in summer day camps since its humble beginnings in 1982 by co-founders and brothers Michael and Bill Rouse. Since then, ESF has had a profound impact on children by Building Life Skills through a dynamic staff, high-quality programs, premier locations, time-honored traditions, and commitment to safety and FUN!

Employer Address: 750 E. Haverford Road, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Job Location: North Bethesda or Baltimore, MD

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Website: www.esfcamps.com

Job Description: The Swim Instructor/Lifeguard is responsible for teaching swimming lessons, guarding the pool during open swimming, ensuring the safety of all people in the pool area and learning the procedures to maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of the pool facility. Position Objective/Purpose: We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organizations mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position. Candidates must be capable of teaching swimming, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages. Position Scope Factors: ESF Swim Instructors are not required to have a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification to teach swim lessons. If hired, Aquatic Team members are trained on ESFs swimming levels prior to the start of camp. If you have your WSI certification additional compensation is offered. Essential Job Responsibilities 1. Responsible for lifeguarding and ensuring safety of all people in and out of pool 2. Enforce all pool rules and regulations 3. Responsible for supervision of the pool facility 4. Know and understand each swimming skill level and the skills that are taught 5. Teach daily swim instruction to campers between the ages of 4 and 16 with different ability levels 6. Teach group swim instruction to Sports & Senior campers 7. Work effectively with other lifeguards/swim instructors and take turns with various responsibilities 8. Complete weekly progress reports for all campers 9. Serve as a positive role model to campers 10. Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times 11. Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies 12. Have fun 13. Other responsibilities as assigned such as camper pick up. Non-Essential Job Responsibilities 1. Teach private/semi-private swim lessons after regular camp hours 2. Learn & implement the proper procedures for maintaining proper pool water quality (testing, chlorine, etc.) 3. Learn & implement the proper procedures for opening and closing the pool Position Competencies for Success 1. Understand and support the mission of the organization 2. Commitment to the growth and development of youth 3. Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and work quickly to find solutions 4. The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner 5. Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work 6. Positive attitude 7. Patient, caring and creative 8. Flexible, adaptive and a Team player 9. Desire to make a difference in the life of a child Experience Requirements 1. Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher 2. Previous lifeguarding experience (preferred) 3. Previous experience teaching swim lessons (preferred) 4. Previous camp counselor/lifeguard experience (preferred) Certification Requirements 1. Current American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid Certification 2. Current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification Education Requirements 1. Minimum of 18 years of age 2. High School Graduate pursuing college degree

Pay: $8.20 plus lessons | What Major: All Majors Accepted

How To Apply: Please visit www.esfjobs.com and complete an online application.