2018 Employment Application is now available!!! Please click here to apply!!! The application deadline is February 28, 2018!!!
College individual or older who has had previous Lifeguard experience. Additionally, the individual must exhibit good managerial qualities, either through previous Roycefield employment or via substantiating letters from previous employers. Certified Pool Operator and Red Cross Lifeguard certifications are required. Certifications must be effective by pool opening and must remain valid through Labor day.
Red Cross Certified Lifeguard in good standing (certification must be completed by pool opening and remain valid through Labor Day). The position reports to the Roycefield Pool Manager. Lifeguards also perform other duties, which include but are not limited to, pool entrance gatekeeper, and general pool and grounds maintenance. May be assigned other duties as necessary.
Swim Lesson Coordinator(s)
Swim lesson coordinators are responsible for scheduling and supervising all swim lessons and swim instructors. They develop and provide curriculum for each skill level and ensure proper implementation of the curricula. Candidates must be lifeguard certified and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills.
Swim Instructors needed for Swim Lesson Program. Instructors must be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic water safety and correct stroke technique for all four basic strokes. The position reports to the Swim Lesson Coordinator(s). Swim Instructors work one week sessions as scheduled throughout the summer for approximately 1.5 hours per day and may be scheduled for private lessons as available. Preference will be given to those individuals that hold another position at the swim club.
Social Activities Positions
Junior Activity Coordinator
The Social Committee is looking for 2-3 students to run the weekly daytime social activities. Responsibilities will include planning and hosting the weekly craft and game days. Candidates must be a minimum of 14 yrs. of age and be able to commit to working 3 hours per day two days a week for July and August.
Swim Team Positions
The Roycefield Rapids swim team is now hiring coaches for the upcoming 2018 swim season. We will hire any combination of the positions described below based on applicant experience and Roycefield Rapid roster numbers****. Coaching positions start the first Tuesday after Memorial Day and usually end the first week in August, based on the NJSDC schedule. Preference will be given to individuals with full availability during this period.
College individual or older who is swimming or has swum competitively. Preference will be given to an individual with prior coaching experience and he/she must have the ability and willingness to work well with swimmers of different ages and abilities, other coaches, the Rapids Booster Club Board, and team parents. Excellent communication skills are a must. The desired candidate for Head Coach should be available to attend all swim practices and meets, and will be responsible for writing workouts and meet lineups. This position reports to the Roycefield Booster Club Board.
1st Assistant Coach
College individual or older who is swimming or has swum competitively. Preference will be given to an individual with prior coaching experience and he/she must have the ability and willingness to work well with swimmers of different ages and abilities, other coaches, the Rapids Booster Club Board, and team parents. Excellent communication skills are a plus. The desired candidate for 1st Assistant Coach should be available to attend all swim meets and practices as assigned. The position reports to the Head Swim Coach and the Roycefield Rapids Booster Club Board.
High School Student or older who is swimming or has swum for the Roycefield Rapids and has his/her lifesaving certification (preferred). Preference will be given to individuals with an availability to attend all assigned practices and meets. The duties of this position include but are not limited to, helping coach, serving as a lifeguard for the younger swimmers during practices, and assisting with some responsibilities during swim meets. The position is supervised by the Head and 1st Assistant Coach with guidance from the Roycefield Booster Club Board.
****Please note the number of coaching positions available will be based on the numbers and age distribution of Rapids swimmers. As such, some coaching positions may not be filled until mid-May.
Roycefield Hiring Policy
Hiring for the Roycefield Swim Club and Roycefield Rapids is performed by two separate committees. These committees interview candidates as appropriate and make recommendations to the larger boards of the Club and the Rapids. These committees take into account the previous year’s reviews and interim experience gains.
Employment will be offered first to existing employees with good ratings from the previous season, followed by pool members in good standing and children of past pool members, and finally non-Roycefield candidates. Special consideration will be given to Lifeguards that can work through Labor Day.
Due to the nature of the Head and Assistant Coach positions, the assignment may be filled by the most qualified candidate, Roycefield or non-Roycefield. Current-year salaries will be reviewed at the March board meeting. Wage ranges and criteria for each position will be available to all pool members upon request. Salaries and expectations for each position will be included in all job offers. Applicants will be notified in April if they are or are not being offered a position for the upcoming season.