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Position Description

Responsible for implementation of the Department's Learn to Swim program. Manages aquatic classes in a safe, professional manner; maintains current and accurate records, fosters good public relations. Supervises, trains, and schedules swim instructors. Enforces rules and safety policies; all other duties as assigned by supervisors.


High school education or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Some college preferred.

Training/Special Skills

Management/supervisory training and public relations skills helpful; demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively with the public. Must be able to handle situations requiring immediate judgement and decision making.


Previous teaching experience desirable.


First Aid, CPR-PRO and AED required. Lifeguard certification preferred.


Approximately 15-50 hours/week including days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to attend all Department pre-season training programs conducted in May. Season: June through October. Flexible schedule required.


$11.61-$12.88 per hour

Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal history background check. Direct deposit is a required condition of employment.


Anyone wishing to apply for this position must submit an application to Bloomington Parks and Recreation, 401 N. Morton St. Ste. 250, Bloomington, Indiana either in person during business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F), by mail (PO Box 848, Bloomington, IN 47402) or by fax ((812) 349-3705).

Students attending Indiana University may submit applications to the Student Employment Office at 625 N. Jordan. Applications are available at the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation main office and at the Student Employment Office. Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2018. Review of applications begins January 29, 2018.

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