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Swim Instructor - Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club

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Date: Feb 16, 2017

Location: Jackson, WY, US

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Are you an experienced swim lessons instructor? Are you interested in working and living next door to Grand Teton National Park, ensuring that each of our golf club guests has an Experience of a Lifetime? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you!

The Swim Instructor is responsible for maintaining order in swimming classes and the pool area at all times. This position’s primary responsibility is to plan, organize and safely lead participants through swimming classes, teaching swimming skills to participants of various ages and backgrounds. The instructor is expected to ensure safety of all pool participants, both members and non-members, works with limited supervision.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, coordinating, and teaching learn-to-swim and water safety courses
  • Be familiar with American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels and other Red Cross water safety courses and know how to use course materials effectively
  • Adapt teaching approaches to the age, experience and ability of participants so they can meet course objectives
  • Incorporate diverse and fun activities into lessons
  • Provide for the health and safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards, and that materials and equipment are safe
  • Cover all material required in a level
  • Communicate regularly with participants and their parents, as appropriate, to ensure they are aware of progress
  • Recognize and respond effectively in emergencies in accordance with facility emergency action plans
  • Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules, and regulations
  • Complete records and reports
  • Teach with encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Educate participants on proper technique and promote swimmer safety
  • Communicates with Management on any potential concerns related to the operation of the pool and Aquatics programs

The “must haves” for this position include:

  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • American Red Cross First Aid
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Knowledge of swimming strokes and teaching levels
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in public facility management
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work without supervision
  • Must be able to lift and/or assist children up to 75 pounds in weight
  • Occasionally must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequently may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking

Come golf where nature plays in the shadows of the Tetons. Our team is dedicated to providing a one of a kind golf experience for members and guests alike. Help us create the excellent playing conditions, player services, amenities, and delicious food that make us the locals' club. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. With spectacular views and a great location between Grand Teton National Park and the town of Jackson, the Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club offers an amazing place to live and work in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 132347

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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