Water Safety Instructor

Updated: about 24 hours ago
Job Type: PartTime

Posting Details

Classification Information

Employee Category Temporary

Position Information

Position Title Water Safety Instructor
Location Moscow
Division/College Infrastructure
Department University Support Services
FLSA Status Overtime Eligible
Pay Range $7.75-$10.00 + per hour depending on experience
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Work Schedule Summary

The job requires that the employee teach 1 hour per day plus private swim lessons. This may include morning, evenings and weekends. Employees are responsible for finding their own substitutes for scheduled shifts. Employees are expected to work together as a team.

Position Responsibilities

Position Summary

Primary responsibility is to teach a progression of American Red Cross Swim Lessons consisting of Parent-Tot classes (ages 3 to 28 months), a progression of learn to swim classes for children 2½-5 years of age, and a progression of learn to swim classes for children 6 and older. WSI is expected to prevent accidents through proper use of equipment, awareness and responsibility. WSIs can plan on working during operational hours through the academic year and summer. Employees are expected to be professional, greet all patrons in a courteous manner, and serve as an information source for aquatic related inquiries. This is a part-time position that also provides the ability to teach private lessons.


Job Duty Function Responsible for teaching the general public swim lessons by:
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Maintaining current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification, Current American Red Cross CPR:PR Certification; preparation for teaching, identifying the resources necessary for swimming classes and instructing class participants on proper swimming techniques; ensuring safety of class participants by teaching and monitoring proper pool safety procedures, visually scanning lesson area, determining whether participants are in distress, responding to emergencies when necessary, and attending all In-Service meetings/trainings.

Percentage Of Time 85%
Essential/Marginal Essential
Job Duty Function Support the University of Idaho Swim Center by:
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Assisting in clearing litter and debris from pool areas, returning equipment to storage areas, performing maintenance activities on lesson equipment, preparing facilities for programs and classes.

Percentage Of Time 10%
Essential/Marginal Essential
Job Duty Function Contribute to team effort by:
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Providing customer service to citizens by addressing and resolving complaints and concerns from the public; responding to questions and inquiries, answering the telephone and providing information and guidance to citizens on swimming classes.

Percentage Of Time 5%
Essential/Marginal Marginal

Position Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
Current American Red Cross CPR:PR Certification
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification preferred but not mandatory
Proven ability to work well with the public
Ability to deal with staff and public in a professional, team oriented manner

Preferred Qualifications

Experience: as a lifeguard; teaching, instructing, and mentoring individuals and groups in activities.

Posting Information

Posting Number STH001255P
Posting Date 08/11/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the regents that equal opportunity be afforded in education and employment to qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran. It is also the policy of the University of Idaho to not discriminate based on sexual orientation.

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