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Seasonal Pool Instructor Supervisor

Company: City of Brownsville
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description


If selected for an interview you will receive an invitation to the email provided on your application. It is your responsibility to update us if email changes.

THE OPPORTUNITY: The City of Brownsville is in a transformative period driven by significant public and private investments such as the expansion of the Brownsville-South Padre Island Airport Terminal, Space X, the Port of Brownsville, Downtown Revitalization, and quality of life enhancements.

Our ideal candidate for Pool Swimming Instructor Supervisor aspires to be a model of innovation, inclusion and empowerment who enables bold people and ideas to thrive. The Pool Swimming Instructor Supervisor will be a participatory leader: a results-oriented, relationship-building, self-aware team player who also possesses high integrity, politeness, and fostering trust by building relationships with tolerance, patience and support in order to provide the best value in service of the citizens of Brownsville.

The purpose of the Pool Swimming Instructor Supervisor is to supervise the swimming instructors and lifeguards, manage and organize aspects of the pool area, and maintain safety within the pool area. The Pool Swimming Instructor Supervisor is responsible for scheduling and supervising instructors, ensuring proper curriculum, monitoring the pool area, speaking with the public, setting-up the pool area, and performing rescue functions. develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. Performs duties pertaining to Swimming Pool Operations, Safety and Maintenance. Duties may include ensuring the safety of and for the General Public and Pool Staff, Scheduling Staff Hours, Records Keeping, Lifeguard duties and Water Chemistry Control. An employee of this class has extensive public contact, may be responsible for the water chemistry analysis and balance of chemical application to ensure safe swimming water. An employee of this class may be required to do janitorial work, cashier work and to do a variety of administrative duties related to the Learn to Swim Program.


  • Responsible
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Time and Priority Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Self-Awareness
  • Ethical


  • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs and complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • Must be able to teach instructors and ensure the staff has effective teaching techniques.
  • Ensures patrons compliance with safety standards set by the Parks and Recreation Department, the American Red Cross and the City of Brownsville.
  • Requires handling or using equipment that require brief instruction or experience such as pool, lifesaving, or other similar equipment.
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure and stringent schedules and produce accurate and satisfactory results.
  • Must be capable of working with Management, internal department, other departments and staff to maintain positive image of the division and services.
  • Must be able to read, interpret and follow work orders and procedures, as necessary.
  • Requires being responsible for guiding others, requiring frequent decisions, affecting coworkers, and others who depend on the service or product; works in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures, but with many variations from the routine.


  • Schedules staff hours and supervises the swimming pool staff.
  • Keep all pertinent information on staff members.
  • Tests swimming pool water to analyze water chemistry.
  • Receives cash from patrons, monitors balances and delivers daily deposits.
  • Prepares daily and weekly lesson plans.
  • Monitors and observes the pool area for safety, weather, temperature, and other conditions.
  • Acts as a lifeguard by watching over the swimmers and other patrons to ensure safety.
  • Performs first aid, CPR, and other rescue functions.
  • Sets-up the pool area, brings out equipment, and closes the pool.
  • Cleans the pool deck, facility, restrooms, and other surrounding pool areas.
  • Performs related tasks, as necessary.


  • Requires a High School diploma or GED and/or vocational training.


  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years old.
  • Requires minimum of six months of work related experience.
  • If selected for a performance interview, you will be required to demonstrate your swimming skills.


  • Requires a valid Texas Driver's License.
  • Requires valid certifications through the American Red Cross in Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructor preferred, First-Aid, and CPR-AED for lifeguards or being able to be certified by the first day of lifeguarding or instructing.


Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation electronic office machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy. The job risks exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals and extreme heat and/or cold.


The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.


The City of Brownsville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

Nothing in this job description restricts organization's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time in order to develop our employees; This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prohibit or restrict the tasks that may be assigned; this job description is subject to change at any time.

Keywords: City of Brownsville, Brownsville , Seasonal Pool Instructor Supervisor, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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