Job: YMCA Head Swim Coach & Aquatics Coordinator, Burnet, TX

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Job Description

The YMCA of the Highland Lakes in Burnet, Texas, is hiring a full-time Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator.

The Head Coach and Coordinator will be expected to serve as Head Coach of our competitive USA Swim team as well as our TAAF summer league, and other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator or Operations Director.

Head Swim Coach and Aquatic Coordinator will also assist in safe operation of all aquatic facilities, effective supervision of staff and volunteers, member satisfaction, development and implementation of programs, community outreach, maintenance, and fiscal management. Must have working knowledge of pool operations and must complete CPO or POOL certification class.

This position will be report directly to the Operations Director.

This is a Full-Time hourly position; typical schedule will be made up of split shifts (morning and evening hours) as well as weekends as needed for meets and special events.

Skills / Requirements

  • Candidate must be at least 21 years of age.
  • The successful candidate in this position will possess strong communication and program developmental skills, be outgoing, a self-starter, and be able to multi-task.
  • Bachelor degree preferred, or related experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis .
  • Must be USA coaching certified, Lifeguard/Swim Instructor Certified and be CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Certified Pool Operator would be a plus.

Employee must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License, have reliable transportation and show proof of insurance.

Reference checks, criminal history background check, Sex Offender Registry check, and pre-employment drug screen is required for all hired applicants.

 Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment varies from moderate to noisy. Will work around large pumps, pool filters, boilers, chemicals, swimming pools, lakes and aquatic features. Will work in varied weather conditions including the Texas heat and winter cold. Will work under stress, as a team member, and with overlapping projects. Exposure to crowds and varying noise levels is routine.

Important Notes

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County is a $27 million Association focusing on mission driven, not-for-profit services with a vision of building strong kids, strong families and strong communities throughout Williamson & Burnet Counties. Our organization is home to the largest school age child care provider in Williamson County as well as health and fitness programs that improve the quality of life in over 45,000 members ranging from preschool through senior citizens. The Association currently encompasses 4 facility branches, a centralized Child Care Department, a Regional Day Camp, Residence Camp Branch, a Metropolitan Services office, and over 125 program sites committed to meeting the needs of our diverse population. The YMCA of Greater Williamson County responds to community needs with effective community-based programs that enrich the quality of spirit, mind and body for all people throughout Williamson County.

To Apply:


Jennifer Kenson, Operations Director

1601 S. Water St, Burnet, Texas 78611 

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