• Life Time
  • Burlington, NJ
  • Sports
  • Full-Time
  • 851 Old York Rd

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Do you have a passion for Swimming and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for a passionate Swim Instructor who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help members improve their swimming in our state-of-the-art recreational and lap pools, both indoors and out. We provide in-house paid training, so although experience is preferred, it is not required. A typical day for a Swim Instructor could include:

  • Having fun teaching a life skill to our youngest members!
  • Evaluating members swimming ability to determine the correct swim level
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and order of our Aquatics Facilities

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instructs swimming lessons and Aquatics events
  • Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants
  • Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants
  • Quickly and efficiently responds to member questions, comments, and concerns
  • Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area
  • Promotes and sells all Aquatics programs and services
  • Responds to member questions regarding Life Time's programs, policies and procedures
  • Maintains order and safety in swimming areas and assists in enforcing club and pool policies
  • Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse

relating to youth


  • Education & Experience
  • Working towards a high school diploma or GED
  • Swim lesson instruction or coaching experience preferred
  • One year customer service preferred

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

  • Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid (preferred)
  • Red Cross CPR-PR/AED (preferred)
  • First Aid certification required within 60 days of hire
  • Complete and Pass Life Time Swim Instructor Certification
  • Complete LTU Required Learning before first shift
  • Complete all LTU courses within first 60 days of hire

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Ability to swim the major strokes of Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke
  • and Butterfly
  • Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build relationship with members of all ages
  • Comfortable working with all age groups, including children
  • Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner
  • Ability to tolerate loud noises
  • Firmly but tactfully enforce Life Time policies and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly
  • Ability to acknowledge difficult situations and respond accordingly
  • Self starter, reliable, responsible and dedicated
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and easily

All Life Time Team Members receive:

  • Complimentary Life Time membership
  • Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

Additional Full Time Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Industry-leading Education and Training
  • Flexible Spending Account Dependent (day) Care Account


  • $12-18 per hour depending on experience and market

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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