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Deck Supervisor

Goldfish Swim School - Urbandale Urbandale, IA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description
Smile... it’s a small action that makes a big difference!
 We have a mission to teach kids how to swim and be safer, in and around the water, while making their experience GOLDEN! We desire to maintain a “get it” mentality, a “want it” attitude and the “capacity” to learn and grow professionally and personally. That is “why” we smile!
 Goldfish Swim School Core Values:
  • We go above and beyond with every detail to create a GOLDEN EXPERIENCE!
  • We believe in nurturing a culture that provides WOW! CUSTOMER SERVICE.
  • We do the right things, make the right decisions and treat people with INTEGRITY, COMPASSION, and TRUST.
  • We meet and exceed expectations, so you see EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS.
  • We make a big deal about life’s accomplishments by remembering to CELEBRATE!
Our team is growing, and we are looking for team players who are enthusiastic, have a can-do perspective, and enjoy working with kids. We provide paid on the job training, flexible scheduling, a rewarding work environment, and a one-of-a-kind culture that will make you smile too!


  • Leadership roles 
  • Flexible hours 
  • Great pay 
  • Valuable work experience 
  • Increased social opportunities 
  • Future references/referrals

  • Ability to work with children 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills 
  • Must pass background examinations (included with training)
Job Title: Deck Supervisor

Reports to: Assistant General Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Manages assigned shift including supervision of on-deck employees, maintenance of pool environment and interaction with students and parents/guardians. Exhibits expert-level knowledge of all levels of the Goldfish Swim School curriculum. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of Goldfish Swim School management policies and practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides leadership, discipline and constructive feedback to instructors and deck teachers to ensure quality delivery of the Goldfish Swim School curriculum.
  2. Conducts daily pre-shift meetings and prepares the deck for the shift.
  3. Conducts periodic evaluations of instructors and deck teachers.
  4. Interacts with parents/guardians to discuss student progress.
  5. Acts as a Goldfish Swim School “ambassador” to ensure customer satisfaction.
  6. Completes daily Deck Supervisor logs on assigned shift and monitors the students’ attendance.
  7. Coordinates tasks required to ensure the cleanliness of the pool facility.
  8. Arranges for replacements for absent employees.
  9. Maintains the appropriate levels of chemicals for the pool environment.
  10. Acts as substitute swim instructor when necessary.
  11. Suggests areas for improvement and implements corrective action through in-services or other training.
  12. Participates in training/in-services as required.
  13. Fulfills other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Employer.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED is preferred. Two or more years as a swim instructor required. Experience as a youth sports instructor/coach, camp counselor and/or teacher preferred. College degree preferred.

Certificates and Licenses: Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required. Training is available upon hiring.

Work Environment: While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heat and humidity. Noise level is usually moderate.

Compensation: $12 - $16 an hour

Des Moines Swim School LLC is a learn-to-swim facility for kids ages 4 months to 12 years. Our proven confidence- building curriculum promotes a love of swimming and teaches children to be safer in and around the water. For additional information see
 NOTE: The information within this posting is not all-inclusive and may be subject to change. 
 Des Moines Swim School LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Goldfish Swim School - Urbandale


Urbandale, IA
50322 USA

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