Posted by Mercy Ridge on 03/08/2016 in Senior Housing

Aquatics Coordinator

Mercy Ridge
2525 Pot Spring Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093, USA

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Mercy Ridge, an upscale retirement community located in Timonium, Maryland is seeking a full time Aquatics Coordinator to become a part of our team. Under the direct supervision of the Fitness Manager and/or the Director of Health and Wellness Services the incumbent is responsible for coordinating and assisting with the aquatics programs and supervised exercise sessions within the community.





  • Implement and coordinate the aquatics and wellness programs.
  • Assist in planning, developing, organizing, and evaluating the aquatics program for the community.
  • Evaluate and assess the needs and physical capabilities of each resident.
  • Formulate and implement a program suited to each individual as requested.
  • Lead a variety of challenging and safe group exercise and aquatics classes.
  • Conduct assessment, initial and ongoing, of residents and guide their participation in aquatics programs and initiatives.
  • Oversee daily operations of aquatics/pool area, maintains the aquatics area including service contracts, routine cleaning and equipment maintenance, and keeps daily records for environmental conditions.
  • Respond to emergency situations in a quick manner and executing emergency plans.
  • Inform supervisor of all incidents and complete appropriate documentation.
  • Enforce all rules and regulations of the aquatics area to prevent accidents and minimize and eliminate hazardous situations in and around the pool.
  • Perform safety checks of the aquatics area and equipment on a regular basis and inform manager of problems as appropriate.
  • Secure the aquatics area when closed by returning equipment to storage areas, gather soiled limes, move lounge chairs and tables to appropriate places, turn off lights and lock all deck doors.
  • Perform daily chemical testing of pool and spa to ensure PH Bromine levels and temperature are accurate.
  • Report any and all chemical imbalances and pool operation issues to manager.
  • Maintain a clean and safe aquatics environment to include but not limited to cleaning and vacuuming pool daily, sanitizing equipment and stainless steel rails, sweeping and vacuuming pool deck and watering flowers on outside deck areas.
  • Participates on committees as assigned.



  • Fitness related college graduate (Bachelor Degree) and/or Fitness certification required.
  • Ability to plan and assume a leadership role at recreational programs.
  • Ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing activity services.
  • Active Certification in Adult AED/CPR/First Aid.
  • Current Lifeguard/Pool Operator certification.
  • Must possess strong water skills and the ability to maintain a professional attitude towards life guarding.
  • Must possess a strong grasp of pool rules and regulations and be able to enforce them as necessary.


  • Competitive compensation
  • 17 days paid time off per year
  • Excellent health and dental benefits
  • 401K with company match
  • Free employee meal
  • Free parking

Background check and drug test required for employment. Candidates that meet the above qualifications should fax their resume to 410-308-9451 or email to: To learn more about Mercy Ridge and/or fill out an application please visit our “Employment” tab on our website at EOE

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2525 Pot Spring Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093, USA

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