City of Carpinteria
  • Carpinteria, CA, USA
  • Part Time



Plans, organizes and directs the instruction of the City Age Group Swim Team; supervises programs and activities of the swim team and organizes and coordinates practices, meets and events.




  • Develop, organize and direct the instructional program for the City's age Group Swim Team.
  •  Supervise and coach scheduled workouts.
  •  Implement and promote special aquatic events and activities associated with the swim team, including scheduling and coordinating practice sessions, events and competition with other teams.
  •  Enforce pool rules, regulations and standards of safety within City policies and guidelines and in accordance with state health codes and the United States Swimming Association rules and regulations.
  •  Maintain attendance and other related operations and financial records, prepare written reports and submit recommendations to the Parks and Recreation Director.
  •  Schedule, train, supervise and evaluate work of assigned staff.
  • Supervise and maintain a level of training necessary to meet established standards, evaluate participants, and implement disciplinary procedures.
  •  Maintain pool area and equipment used during training sessions and events and assure pool facility is maintained in a neat, clean and orderly manner.
  •  Respond to questions and inquiries from the general public in a professional manner.
  •  Prepare news releases and promotional material related to swim team activities.
  •  Prepare and present awards and certificates to program participants.
  •  Accompany team at scheduled competitive events.
  •  Daily attendance.
  •  Perform other related duties as required.





  • High school degree or equivalent.
  •  Valid California driver's license
  •  Registered with the United States Swimming Association as a coaching member.
  •  CPR and American Red Cross first Aid and AED.
  •  Must have or be able to obtain USA Swimming and USA Water Polo certification.


Required Knowledge:                      

  •  Principles and practices of coaching techniques.
  •  Principles and practices of swimming pool operations, including basic mechanical and sanitation requirements of a public swimming pool.
  •  Applicable City and State Codes and regulations and related United States Coastal Section and Age Group Swim Team rules and regulations.
  •  Organizational skills, program management and scheduling.
  •  Basic record keeping principles and procedures.
  •  Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.


Experience Required:


  •  Prior swimming, recreations leadership/coaching or related experience.
  •  Water Safety for Swim Coaches preferred.
  •  Current and Lifeguard Training Instructor and Water Safety for Swim Coaches and/or equivalent.
  •  Some prior recreational experience is preferred.



  •  Must be able to pass a swim test of 500 yards in ten minutes or less.
  •  Exercise independent judgment, wisdom and common sense in the performance of duties.
  •  Direct, coordinate, promote and evaluate program functions and activities.
  •  Maintain control and orderly conduct of participants in the program.
  •  Respond to emergency and problem situations in a rapid and effective manner.
  •  Interpret and enforce applicable laws, rules and regulations in an objective and even handed manner.
  •  Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  •  Supervise and establish rapport with young people who are participants in the program and demonstrate tact and diplomacy with co-workers, participants and the public.


SALARY RANGE:  $15.20 - $18.48



Incorporated in 1965, the City of Carpinteria (pop 14,000+) is an inviting seaside community with an abundance of natural beauty and small town charm. Located in Santa Barbara County adjacent to Highway 101, the City is located 12 miles south of Santa Barbara, CA, 12 miles north of Ventura, CA and 80 miles north of Los Angeles, CA.

Situated between the mountains and the coast, residents and visitors enjoy over 275 days of sunshine a year and average daytime temperature between 68-80 degrees. Carpinteria is an outdoor enthusiast's playground. Rincon Point is recognized as one of the finest surfing spots in the world. Beautiful beaches, a community swimming pool and picturesque parks and trails provide activities for every interest.


This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice.  Prompt application submission is encourage.

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