Swim Instructor

Life Time Fitness
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for Swimming and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for a passionate Swim Instructor who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help members improve their swimming in our state-of-the-art recreational and lap pools, both indoors and out. We provide in-house paid training, so although experience is preferred, it is not required. A typical day for a Swim Instructor could include:

* Having fun teaching a life skill to our youngest members!

* Evaluating members swimming ability to determine the correct swim level

* Maintaining the cleanliness and order of our Aquatics Facilities

Duties & Responsibilities

* Instructs swimming lessons and Aquatics events

* Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants

* Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants

* Quickly and efficiently responds to member questions, comments, and


* Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area

* Promotes and sells all Aquatics programs and services

* Responds to member questions regarding Life Time's programs, policies

and procedures

* Maintains order and safety in swimming areas and assists in enforcing

club and pool policies

* Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse

relating to youth

Education & Experience

* Working towards a high school diploma or GED

* Swim lesson instruction or coaching experience preferred

* One year customer service preferred

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

* Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid (preferred)

* Red Cross CPR-PR/AED (preferred)

* First Aid certification required within 60 days of hire

* Complete and Pass Life Time Swim Instructor Certification

* Complete LTU Required Learning before first shift

* Complete all LTU courses within first 60 days of hire

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

* Ability to swim the major strokes of Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke

and Butterfly

* Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Ability to build relationship with members of all ages

* Comfortable working with all age groups, including children

* Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner

* Ability to tolerate loud noises

* Firmly but tactfully enforce Life Time policies and procedures

* Ability to multi-task and learn quickly

* Ability to acknowledge difficult situations and respond accordingly

* Self starter, reliable, responsible and dedicated

* Ability to make decisions quickly and easily


All Life Time Team Members receive:

* Complimentary Life Time membership

* Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

Additional Full Time Benefits

* Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan

* 401(k) Retirement Plan

* Industry-leading Education and Training

* Flexible Spending Account - Dependent (day) Care Account


* $12-18 per hour depending on experience and market

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