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Swim Instructors
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Swim Instructor

Mission Family Aquatics Center

City of Mission Parks & Recreation job description


Under the supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator, this position is primarily responsible for teaching students how to swim in a safe manner at the Mission Family Aquatics Center. Swim Instructor staff also provides updates to patrons, schedule private lessons, and teach group lessons. This employee should possess excellent supervisory, communication, and public relations skills.


Position starts at $10.00/Hour.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be 16 years of age; or older.
  2. Must be able to work either T/Th evening and/or Saturday morning
  3. Must be able to teach 5 to 10 hours of private lessons a week
  4. Possess Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or have the ability to attain certification through city training.
  5. Must possess Red Cross CPR/AED/ and First-Aid or have the ability to attain certification through city training.
  6. Must have the skill and ability to maintain a safe environment for all patrons.
  7. Must successfully pass a background check.

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Follows safety procedures and practices.
  2. Teach infants, toddlers, and children water safety skills
  3. Maintain paperwork and update swim lessons as needed
  4. Work with minimal supervision during assigned class times
  5. Maintain all equipment used during swim lessons
  6. Be able to communicate effectively with parents and guardians about students needs
  7. Keep control of a class size of no more than 6 for toddlers, 8 for teenagers, and 10 for parent infant.
  8. Be able to teach all swim lesson skills to the standard set by supervisor

How to Apply:

Click here for application, fill out and return to SPJCC. The recruitment period will stay open until all positions are filled. Interviews will be scheduled after we review your application.  

About the City of Mission Parks & Recreation:

The City of Mission is located in northeastern Johnson County, Kansas. This area of eastern Kansas ranks as one of the top growth areas in the State, and the country. The City lies adjacent to a major transportation corridor, Interstate 35, and is accessible to the entire Kansas City metropolitan area. Mission boasts a population of slightly under 10,000.

The City of Mission Parks & Recreation manages the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center; an 80,000 square foot family recreational facility that serves the health and fitness needs of patrons offering increased vitality of fitness to the refreshment and new skills in classes and programs. Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center features include a separate Aerobics/Dance Room, two Gymnasiums, a Natatorium with Steam Room, Sauna and Spa, a full service Weight Room, a separate Cardio and Fitness Room, Racquetball Courts, an Indoor Walk/Run Track, Birthday Party Room, Classrooms and a Conference Center. The Sylvester Powell Community Center is an excellent site for business or social gatherings and includes audiovisual technology. The Parks & Recreation Department offers exceptional service and strives to exceed customer expectations at every transaction.

More Information:

For more information on these positions for the Mission Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Jenna Dickman, Aquatics Coordinator, at or at (913) 722-8207.

City of Mission
6090 Woodson    Mission, KS 66202    |    City Hall: 913-676-8350    |    Community Center: 913-722-8200    |   Emergency: 911
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