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Water Safety Instructor

Zeeland Public Schools
Zeeland, MI
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Pharmaceutical, Pharmacovigilance
Organization Type
Water Safety Instructor JobID: 1217

Position Type:

Recreation / Pool/Swim Instructor

Date Posted:



Recreation Department

Closing Date:

On Going

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Responsible for planning, coordinating and teaching swim lessons and water safety courses.


* Be familiar with American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels and other Red Cross water safety courses and know how to use course materials effectively.
* Adapt your teaching approaches to the age, experience and ability of participants so they can meet course objectives.
* Provide for the health and safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards, and that all materials and equipment are safe.
* Cover all material required in a level.
* Communicate regularly with participants and their parents, as appropriate, to ensure they are aware of progress.
* Recognize and respond effectively in emergencies in accordance with facility emergency action plans.
* Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations.
* Complete records and reports in a timely manner.
* Participate in regular in-service training sessions.
* Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.


* American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.
* American Rec Cross Fundamentals of Instructor training.
* American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
* American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and First Aid.
* Must prove your competency in the duties and responsibilities specified.
* Thorough knowledge and application of swimming and water safety skills.
* An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures.
* Must have leadership, public relations, communication and decision-making skills.


2 to 5 days per week.

Ranging between 3-15 hours per week

Schedule is flexible


Range is from $14.41 - $16.87/hr. depending on years of relative work experience.

Replacement Position

Once the posting deadline date has been met, the supervisor will review applications and schedule interviews with the most qualified candidates. An email will be sent to applicants when the position has been filled.

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