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Skagit Valley Family YMCA

Skagit Valley Family YMCA

People & HR, Operations
Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Job Details

Skagit Valley Family YMCA Mount Vernon Hoag Road - Mount Vernon, WA
$19.00 - $21.00 Hourly


We will train and certify the right person! A $300-dollar value! Full time position with benefits are available!

Free YMCA membership for your household even at part time!

Shift: Monday - Friday: 9am-4:00pm

POSITION SUMMARY: Aquatics Supervisors provide leadership to aquatic staff and superintend the safety of all persons in and around the water and are first responders in all aquatic emergencies. Successful candidates must possess very strong leadership skills and display confidence. They must also have excellent teamwork and teambuilding skills.

OUR CULTURE: Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


  • Provides leadership to the aquatic staff and ensures they are meeting essential job functions and provide feedback as needed.
  • Ensure safe conditions in and around the water.
  • Understand and implement basic concepts in water safety and risk management.
  • Prevent accidents by maintaining constant, uninterrupted surveillance of the pool area, its patrons, and other lifeguards; enforce health and safety rules; and respond instantly to the safety needs of patrons in an emergency.
  • Maintain effective communication with peers and supervisory staff.
  • Demonstrate effective and consistent teamwork with all YMCA staff.
  • Interact with all members and co-workers equally in a positive and professional manner, including during rule enforcement.
  • Assist in training of new staff.
  • Communicate with lifeguard manager regarding supplies, equipment, safety issues, and personnel matters as needed.
  • Actively attend all in-service and supervisor trainings as scheduled.
  • Complete routine maintenance and other duties as required, including chemical readings.
  • Document all accidents/incidents.
  • Arrive on time and ready for shifts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to use a computer, and other office equipment, and be able to communicate using phones and electronic devices.
  • The employee is required to stand for long periods (with occasional rest periods), reach, bend, move around the work environment, and be able to respond quickly to all emergencies on land and in the water. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.



  • Minimum age 18.
  • Current state approved certifications in Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED/O2 and Bloodborne Pathogen Training.
  • 1 or more years of lifeguarding or lifeguarding equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrate ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally in a noisy and stressful environment.
  • Must be physically and mentally fit to manage high-stress situations.
  • Possess mature judgment and sound decision-making skills.
  • Have the ability to be constantly observant and safety conscious.
  • Ability to react calmly, quickly, reliably, and decisively in an emergency.
  • Must be able to demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards and pass a physical skills test and written exam.
  • Fluency in second language desired/increased wage