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Aquatics Lifeguard and Instructor- Part Time

LifeScape Sioux Falls, SD

Job Description


This position is responsible to lifeguard and instruct within the aquatics program of the Medical Services & Therapy Department in accordance with the organization’s Mission and Core Values, utilizing Person-Centered Practices.  



Lifeguard and instruct within the aquatics program.

  • Assists with aquatic programming for the center, including classes, swim meets, swim lessons, lap swimming; Special Olympics swim practice and team.
  • Lifeguards for all pool activities and private rentals.
  • Maintains lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor certification (provided by LifeScape).
  • Prepares lesson plans and teaches swimming lessons, utilizing adaptive aquatic equipment.
  • Consults with family members, teachers and other professionals to write goals that can be generalized across all environments for all adaptive students.
  • Communicates and demonstrates goals, lesson plans and teaching tactics to other aquatic instructors.
  • Maintains swimming equipment.
  • Monitors the filtration system and other aquatic operating systems in collaboration with the Facilities Department.
  • Ensures that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are kept in a safe place.
  • Teaches swimming techniques and safety education to new swimmers.
  • Evaluates and updates Swim Cardexes for people supported by residential and education services. 



High school diploma/GED is required. Prior work experience in an environment serving children or adults with disabilities preferred.

Job Details

Date Posted November 30, 2017
Date Closes December 30, 2017
Address 2501 W 26th St
Located In Sioux Falls, SD
Job Type Part-time Employee
Hours 20 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 33-9092.00 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
Zipcode 57105
Name Nicole Jensen
Address 2501 W 26th Street
City, State and Zip Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone 605-444-9543

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