Assistant Recreational Swim Coach – West

Location: Boise, Idaho
Assistant Recreational Swim Coach – West
Serving over 20,000 active youth, adult, and family members, the West Branch of the Treasure Valley Family YMCA helps members lead a healthier, happier life.  Facility amenities and features include six fitness studios, three racquetball courts, full-court basketball gym, youth activity center, climbing wall, 50-meter swimming pool, and training pool.
The Assistant Recreational Swim Coach is responsible for managing assigned age groups within the Blue Marlins Recreational Team at West YMCA.  This includes specific group program planning and facility use, seasonal planning, daily workouts and goal setting, and insuring a quality experience for member participants.

Starting Wage Range:
$9.76 - $12.20

Proposed Starting Date:
Summer 2018

Key Qualifications:
Minimum 16 years of age. Current YSI or WSI certification preferred.  Applicants without a YSI/WSI certification will be required to earn a coaches safety certification within 30 days. Must have current CPR certification or ability to obtain within 45 days. Must have previous competitive swimming experience, with previous swim lessons instructor and coaching experience preferred.  Must be able to work well as a team member and work effectively with children ages 5 – 18  years old with a wide range of abilities.

Additional Requirements:
This is a temporary position over the summer. Practices are Monday-Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm and Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm. Must also be available for one evening per week. This position will end at the end of the summer season.  
Must have the ability to work in indoor and outdoor pool environments. Must have the visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and physical ability to act swiftly in emergency situations. Job requires ability to walk, stand, sit (including on the floor), bend, lean, and kneel.

Application Process:
All interested staff must submit a resume and a letter of interest stating your skills and knowledge that would qualify you for this position. 
External Candidates must complete an application and submit a resume.  If you have any questions regarding the position please visit our website at or contact

Alli Miles
Human Resources Recruiting Director
1177 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
(P) 208 344 5501 ext 209
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