Experienced Aquatics Director
Washington, DC

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Washington, DC 20036
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Criminal background check
From $46,000 To $46,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time
No Travel
Job Description

About the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington: The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is one of the largest charity organizations in the country. The Y has a long history of leading the way in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington – YMCA Alexandria Branch 420 E. Monroe Ave. Alexandria, VA   is in search of an experienced Aquatics Director

What you need to know about this position: This position creates, manages, supervises, and implements aquatic and membership related programming in accordance with the association’s mission, policies, and goals; Provides exceptional service to members, their guests, community groups, and related agencies and trains staff to do likewise; Manages departmental budget and meets budgetary goals; Directs all aspects of aquatic staffing to include recruiting, training, development, performance management, supervision, education and certifications, team building, and scheduling; Schedules aquatic classes and events; Markets aquatic programs and events as outlined in branch marketing plan; Maximizes pool usage; Provides aquatic instruction as needed; Evaluates programs and staff each session and responds accordingly; Supports swim team with scheduling, finances, marketing, fee schedules, activities and events, etc. Coordinates cleaning and maintenance duties associated with the operation of a clean and safe aquatic environment.

What we need from you: A Bachelor’s degree; 5 years of relevant experience managing an aquatics program. Certified lifeguard,Certified in CPR Pro, Certified in First Aid. Must have experience supervising and developing staff, excellent customer service skills; Must be able to do heavy lifting – equipment, people, and chemicals; Must be able to lift and move around objects of 40 pounds or more; Must be able to climb and use a variety of aquatic and cleaning equipment; Must have mechanical aptitude and strong problem solving skills; Must have the physical ability to meet all prerequisites for YMCA Life guarding.

Our benefits for you: We offer an exciting, fun, inclusive, growth oriented work environment that includes strong health benefits options, long term and short term disability, 10% employer paid retirement, childcare discount, complimentary Y membership, and continuous professional development opportunities.

Compensation: $46,000 annually

How to apply:  Forward your cover letter and resume to Haizle.Williams@ymcadc.org. Type "Water" in email subject line.


The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


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