Community Education | Program Staff | Community Education | Available: 05/26/2023 | Closing: Until Filled


Starting wage:  $14.28/hour

The Program Staff Water Safety Instructor teaches students life-saving skills in and around aquatic environments.

Job Summary:

  • Greet families as they arrive to the pool.
  • Demonstrate skills to be performed, such as floats, glides, strokes, etc.
  • Fill out cards for students to inform them of pass/ fail status.
  • Help get equipment ready for classes/clean up after class.
  • Keep the facility clean, including pool, pool area, and locker rooms.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as needed.


  • 16 years of age or older
  • Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification (must be kept updated and submitted annually), or willingness to obtrain certification offered through Community Education.
  • Comfort in water
  • Desire to work with kids
  • Ability to do basic skills in water
  • Concussion training required (online, provided by employer), CPR/ AED and First Aid training recommended.
  • Know and understand the Swimming Lessons Program (skills taught in each level, and the requirements to pass the class).


  • Summers offer Mon-Thu and Sun shifts (approx 30 hours/week).
  • School year offers Sunday shifts (approximately 8 hours/week).

Application Procedure:
Apply online

Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of ISD728’s core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. ISD728 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.