Aquatics Director **^C – Peaceful Valley

Aquatics Director
Peaceful Valley
Posted 5 months ago

To ensure ranch aquatic programs are safe, fun and meet required standards.


  • Train, supervise and evaluate direct report staff.

  • Assist with training of aquatic staff.

  • Develop a training program with the Council Aquatics Committee that is for all aquatic staff from all

    Council camps.

  • Offer a quality aquatics program to include merit badges, swimming lessons, Safe Swim Defense

    certification, Safety Afloat certification, mile swim, free boating and swimming and Aquatics

    Supervision certification.

  • Ensure that aquatic facilities and equipment are safe, secure, maintained and inventoried.

  • Ensure that all aquatic facilities and staff are meeting National Camp Accreditation Program standards

    and State of Colorado Child Care facility requirements.

  • Classify campers according to their swimming ability during check in and as needed through the camp


  • Conduct regular training for aquatic staff. Regularly test aquatic staff ability through tests which

    include human or manikin victims.

  • Participate in camp-wide activities.

  • Assist in the set up and take down of all camp facilities.

  • Submit a “closing report” at the end of the season which includes inventories, daily duties and

    suggestions for improvement the following year.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • American Red Cross (or equivalent) Lifeguard certification. (Must have prior to camp, not provided by
    the Council).

  • National Camp School Certification – Aquatics Director section (Provided prior to camp by the Council)

  • BSA Aquatic Instructor Certification (Provided at Camp School)

  • CPR, AED, First Aid, Prior to Start of Camp (Provided if Needed)

  • Youth Protection (Online Prior to Camp)

  • Hazardous Weather (Online Prior to Camp)

  • FEMA ICS 100.c Intro to Incident Command (Online Prior to Camp)
  • BSA Unlawful Harassment Prevention (Online Prior to Camp)

  • Standard Precautions Training (Provided by the Council)

  • FEMA Multi-Hazard Planning for Child Care (Online Prior to Camp)
  • Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Training (Online Prior to Camp)
  • Safety Afloat (Online Prior to Camp)
  • Safe Swim Defense (Online Prior to Camp


  • Must be able to read, speak and write the English language

  • Must be able to work outdoors at an elevation of 7,000+ feet above sea level in varying weather


  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Must be able to pass a background check from the TRAILS database, CBI and the FBI

  • Must be able to become a member of the Boy Scouts of America

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and record insurable by the insurance company


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  • Lake Directors


  • None

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Job Features

Job CategoryOperations
Reports toRanch Director
Will certify applicantPartially
Salary LevelGrade 5
Staff SupervisorYes
Certifications RequiredYes
Driving RequiredYes

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