Rhode Island's first swim school facility designed exclusively for teaching kids to swim

​​​15 Gooding Ave Bristol, RI 02809
ph: (401) 396-8765
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm  Sa/Su 8:30am-5pm

​​​SWIM INSTRUCTORS


Job Duties:

  • Provides swim instruction based on our curriculum.

  • Enforces safety rules and regulations to prevent accidents. Makes rescues and administers first aid when necessary.

  • Evaluates students’ progress. Completes required paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Interacts with parents/guardians on the activities and development of students’ swim skills.

  • Acts as a Ripples “ambassador” to ensure parental satisfaction.

  • Uses problem solving/creative thinking skills to identify and resolve challenges that students encounter.

  • Inspects pool areas before and after each class for possible maintenance, cleanliness or damage issues. Reports issues to management as appropriate.

  • Maintains and ensures proper storage of all pool equipment. Places and removes lane lines.

  • Reports accidents and incidents to management. Completes required documentation and paperwork.

  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service.

  • Performs light cleaning duties such as window washing, deck mopping, trash removal etc.

  • Occasionally required to attend in-service training outside of regular working hours.

  • Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Participates in training/in-service as required.

​Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Two or more years as a swimming instructor preferred

  • Experience as a certified lifeguard, youth sports instructor/coach, camp     counselor, and/or child care provider preferred

  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification required certification required

  • Lifeguard certification highly recommended


RECEPTIONISTS


Job Duties:

  • Answers telephones, responds to inquiries, takes messages and screens and directs phone calls in a professional manner.

  • Processes student registrations using effective sales/customer service techniques.

  • Schedules and manages pool parties. Supervises party staff.

  • Resolves customer concerns/complaints using a professional approach.

  • Assists clients with purchases of merchandise and vending.

  • Greets parents and students as they report to the front desk. Maintains cleanliness of the front desk area, changing areas, restrooms, and observation area.

  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service.

  • Checks voicemail and email correspondence and responds in a timely manner.

  • Updates informational displays with accurate and timely promotions and literature.

  • Provides occasional administrative support for management personnel.

  • Makes collection calls to resolve open account problems.

  • Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Participates in training/in-service as required.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old

  • Some college preferred

  • Two years previous customer service and/or administrative office experience preferred

  • Intermediate level computer skills required using Word, Excel and other software systems.

  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification preferred


LIFEGUARDS


Job Duties:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of an accident or emergency.

  • Communicate the rules of the facility to patrons fairly and consistently.

  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

  • Ensures that medical services (EMS or other) are contacted by most appropriate means when necessary to respond to an emergency.

  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service.

  • Completes accident/incident reports as necessary.

  • Maintains and clean and safe facility as directed/assigned.

  • Assists with closing and securing the facility.

  • Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Participates in training/in-service as required.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old

  • Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required and must be maintained current

  • Prefer six months experience or more as a lifeguard at an aquatic facility or camp

  • Experience as a certified lifeguard, youth sports instructor/coach, camp counselor, and/or child care provider required



PARTY HOSTS


Job Duties:

  • Organizing and facilitating games and activities for parties

  • Works with the lifeguard to ensure all children are safe

  • Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service

  • Acts as a Ripples “ambassador” to ensure parental satisfaction

  • Uses problem solving/creative thinking skills to identify and resolve problems

  • Reports accidents and incidents directly to Lifeguard on duty

  • Additional duties may be assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old

  • Some college preferred

  • Two years previous customer service and/or administrative office experience preferred

  • Upbeat and fun personality

  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification preferred​

​​​​​Employment Opportunities

You can click here for our Employment Application or send us your resume.  Please email all applications, resumes, or any questions you have to swiminfo@ripplesswim.com.