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Now Hiring Water Aerobics Instructors

REPORTS TO: Program Leader

POSTION: Part-Time

SALARY RANGE: $16/hr.

Purpose of Job

The purpose of this job is to be an instructor in the various water exercise classes as assigned and perform responsibilities in accordance with Kingsport Aquatic Center standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Monitors activities in assigned classes to prevent accidents
  • Teach aerobic and/or arthritic exercises to youth, seniors and adults
  • Administers First Aid/CPR/AED as necessary
  • Teaches proper technique and exercise safety to participants and educates them regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards that may exist regarding aquatic exercises
  • Follows emergency action plan and procedures established in the event of an emergency
  • Maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas pertaining to assigned classes
  • Provides general information on pool operation to patrons
  • Completes required paperwork

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures and the operations and functions of KAC
  • Knowledge of all applicable laws, ordinances, policies, standards, and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the job
  • Knowledge of and ability to administer First Aid/CPR/ AED
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with management, employees, members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of KAC
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, using personal judgment in decision making
  • Ability to teach water based aerobic, arthritic, yoga, Pilates, etc. classes in accordance with Kingsport Aquatic Center standards
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations governing conduct of the public at pools
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA), AAAI Water Certification, or equivalent
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements

Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. This position requires: walking, standing, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, seeing, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

To apply send a resume to:
Kari Matheney, Aquatic Director
Kingsport Aquatic Center
1820 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN 37660
KariMatheney@KingsportTN.gov