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Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator

Hershey Lodge

Hershey Lodge

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Hershey, PA, USA · Derry, PA, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023

Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator

Job Category: Hotel/Resort Operations
Requisition Number: HEADS001311

Posting Details

    • Posted: December 1, 2023
  • Part-Time
  • Rate: per hour

Job Details

Description

This position is responsible for oversight of the Hershey Country Club (HCC) swim program and aquatics department. The main responsibilities include coaching the HCC Swim Team through practices, interclub swim meets and one championship swim meet. Additionally, this position will oversee and develop aquatic programming to promote safe swim practices amongst members.

Join the team at Hershey Country Club, a private, premier golf and recreation club. The club’s rich history of accolades, success, and chocolate combine to form a one-of-a-kind experience for individuals and families of all ages, and features 45 holes of golf on the championship East & West courses.

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) is an award-winning entertainment & hospitality organization with properties including: Hersheypark, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge, Giant Center, Restaurants, and more. Our team members share a common goal of upholding the legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, while striving to live by our company's Core Values: Devoted to the Legacy, Selfless Spirit of Service, Team Focused, and Respectful of Others. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is committed to cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce, marketplace, and community, and is proud to help fulfill the dream of our founder by providing value to Milton Hershey School.

As a Part-Time Team Member, you will enjoy sweet perks like FREE admission and parking to Hersheypark, discounts on food & shopping, and more as soon as you receive your Employee ID!

Job Duties (Duties marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this job):

  • Prepare swim meet information, entries, and registrations, prepare for and execute all team practices, attend meets, direct and manage team code of conduct, enforce safety as the priority, provide encouragement and motivation, and manage award distribution.*

  • Communicate clearly and professionally with members, guests, supervisors, and coworkers. Respect the confidentiality of all members, volunteers, and staff at all times.*

  • Establish and maintain appropriate code of conduct and expectations for swimmers, assistant coaches, and parents.*

  • Daily supervision and oversight of HCC swim coaches.*

  • Provide evaluations, goals, and performance feedback to parents and swimmers.*

  • Develop, train staff, and oversee group and individual swim lessons.*

  • Coordinate with the HCC Recreation team to staff lessons according to need.*

  • Assist with HCC activities and special events, as needed, to ensure event success.

  • Enhance the Member experience by providing personalized attention and building positive relationships with and among members, staff, volunteers, and/or guests.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older at the date of applying

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years of experience preferred

  • Ability to obtain Ellis Lifeguard Certification, Swim Program Coordinator Certification

  • This position may provide care, supervision, guidance, or control of children or may have regular, ongoing contact with children that is integral to the responsibilities of the position. As a result, in accordance with Pennsylvania's Child Protective Services Law, newly hired candidates are required to obtain the following clearances: a report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services (Child Abuse), and Fingerprint-based federal criminal history submitted through the Pennsylvania State Police or its authorized agent (FBI). Completed clearances are required to be submitted prior to starting employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with HyTek swim software

  • Ability to teach stroke mechanics and age-appropriate dry land techniques

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Encourage a supportive and uplifting environment

  • Facilitate the development of communities, helping members connect with other members

  • Adhere to safety standards set forth by the Hershey Country Club and Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company.

Job Demands:

  • Available throughout the summer season

  • Availability to work mornings, evenings, and weekends as needed

  • Ability to work in summer temperatures reaching above 90 degrees

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time while on duty

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Hershey Entertainment and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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