Aquatics Director Job Posting

First in Fitness Racquet and Swim Club

Berlin, VT

About First in Fitness

First in Fitness Racquet & Swim Club is the premier fitness and recreation Club in Central Vermont. First in Fitness is locally owned and community oriented. Our Club Members represent the broad diversity of our community talents, interests and background. You will be part of a team committed to high standards of customer service and helping our Members and the wider community to enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle.

General Description

The Aquatics Director is responsible for all aspects of operation of First in Fitness pool facilities and aquatics programs for the benefit of Club Members, program participants and the community. The Aquatics Director works independently under general direction from Owner/ General Manager. This is a full time salaried position. (We are willing to consider making this a part-time position for the right person.)

The following are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities of a successful candidate. Candidates with prior experience in commercial pool operation or management including health and fitness clubs, schools, universities, municipalities and YMCA’s will be given priority in the selection process.


B.A. degree from four year college or university in recreation management, physical education, or related field is preferred. Candidates with combination of education and experience will be considered. Candidates with a minimum of Associates Degree may be considered.


• Work experience as a Pool Operator (preferred)
• Work experience as a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and lifeguard

Certifications, Licenses, Trainings

Candidates with existing certifications will be given priority in the selection process. We will consider a highly motivated candidate who lacks one or more specific certifications. Certifications must be completed within the time period(s) agreed at time of hire and not to exceed 12 months.

• Child Abuse Prevention, CPR/First Aid, and Background Check.
• American Red Cross (or equivalent) Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification and Life Guard Certification.
• Aquatic Management and/or Certified Pool Operator
• Aqua Aerobics or equivalent

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary will be determined based on candidate’s qualifications including: education, experience and certifications held.
Full time employee benefits include: employer contribution to employer sponsored health insurance plan, holiday pay, combined time off, short-term and long-term disability and term life insurance (employer paid), dental insurance plan (employee paid), Simple IRA employer match, Club Membership for employee and spouse/partner. Complete details will be provided at time of interview.

Resume Submissions

Please email to Email submission is preferred.
Subject line: Aquatics Director position.
Or mail to:
Michael Woodfield
First in Fitness
652 Granger Road
Barre, Vermont 05641