Swim Team Coach (19960015)

Sacramento/Metro Area
2/28/2020 at 5pm or until 100 applicants
$13.00-$20.00 Hourly


318 First Street Winters, 95694-1923


EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES – Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:


Organize and direct all activities of a specific aquatics team.


Responsible for efficient and effective supervision of the pool facilities during the workout period of a particular team.


Prepare entries for meets; keep accurate records of meet results and times as well as scores for all team members.


Coach and instruct participants in various aquatic techniques.

Prepare practice and meet schedules.

Maintain discipline during workouts and meets.


Train and supervise other aquatic staff members.

Coordinate the efforts of volunteers.

Promote and enforce water safety procedures; effective swimming rescues; render first aid and CPR as required.


Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.


Perform related duties as assigned.



Ideal Candidate



Knowledge of:


Principles and techniques of competitive swim.


Practices and methods of coaching youth.


Principles and practices of water safety and swimming rescue techniques. Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.

Practices and techniques of supervising temporary employees and volunteers. Methods in preparing meet entries.

Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.


Ability to:


On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; walk;

swim with proficiency and endurance; render life saving measures; interpret policies and procedures, and explain operations and problem solve issues for the public and with staff.


Intermittently set up booths, hang banners, move tables and carry supplies; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.


Teach competitive swimming, diving or synchronized swimming techniques. Organize team practices.

Supervise temporary staff and volunteers. Supervise pool facilities.

Maintain discipline during workouts.


Organize and train volunteers.


Prevent accidents and conduct effective rescues.


Understand and translate City policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.


Prepare reports, course records and lesson plans.


Maintain accurate and up-to-date records.


Work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.


Understand and carry out written and oral directions.


Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and



Learn   to   identify   problems   regarding   the   facility   and   programs;   refer   difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.


Promote and enforce safety procedures including proper use of equipment.


Communicate tactfully with customers.


Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.


Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Experience and Training Experience:


Prior coaching experience is desired.



Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.


License or Certificate


Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate by date of appointment.


Possession  of  a  current  American  Red  Cross  First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) certificate by date of appointment.


Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certificate by date of



Other Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years old by time of employment



Upon selection, additional requirements include:

•   Tuberculosis test

•   Fingerprint clearance (Department of Justice background check) 


To Apply:

Only on-line applications via CalOpps will be accepted.   Incomplete and/or inaccurate application materials may result in disqualification from the examination process.  Only those candidates most qualified will be invited to an interview.  Verification of other required documentation may be required at a later date.


The City of Winters is an Equal Opportunity/ADA employer.  Reasonable accommodation in the application, examination, and selection process will be made upon request to Human Resources at 



Part Time - no benefits

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