City of Garland, TX

Aquatics - Garland Swim Program Instructor - Bradfield Pool

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/6/2023 1:42 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
PRCAD - Aquatics/Sports
Target Hiring Range
Depending on qualifications

Position Summary

Join Team Garland and make a splash this summer as a Swim Instructor! 

  • Free training & license - no previous swimming experience required
  • Uniforms provided at no cost to you
  • Fun work environment and a chance to make new friends
  • Gain work experience and more! 

If you enjoy working with children and love being around the water, apply today! 


Responsible for teaching all aspects of the Garland Swim Program.


Starts at $15.00/hr

Essential Job Functions

  1. Perform daily teaching of classes.
  2. Correctly store and maintain all program supplies.
  3. Respond to participant questions.
  4. Keep accurate progress records of each assigned student.
  5. Effectively communicate with other staff, patrons and supervisor.
  6. Wear sunscreen of 30 SPF or higher.
  7. Assist with special events and various administrative duties.
  8. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education & Work Experience

Enrolled in or graduated High School
Must be at least 16 years of age
Or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills


Education/ Experience:     

  • In high school or graduated high school
  • Experience in working with children and/ or experience in aquatics
  • First Aid and CPR certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general water safety
  • Skill in swimming
  • Ability to teach
  • Ability to carry out departmental emergency procedures
  • Ability to provide exemplary customer service to participants
  • Ability to effectively communicate with participants, parents and staff
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to perform physical activity as required, lifting a minimum of forty pounds
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Licenses & Certifications

 Completion of training for the Garland Swim Program
 First Aid and CPR certification preferred
 Valid Class C Texas driver's license preferred

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent typically works in an outdoor environment with exposure to all weather conditions under direct sunlight six to eight hours per day, four or five days a week. May be required to walk, bend, stoop and lift a minimum of forty pounds.




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