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June 7th, 2006, 07:14 PM
FLA Aquatics is a coach-owned swim team based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Fort Lauderdale is part of the greater Broward County and Southeast Florida Gold Coast area nestled between Miami and Palm Beach and just an hour from the Florida Keys. Our culturally and ethnically vibrant community is home to nearly 5 million people, plays host to millions more visitors from all over the world each year, and borders no more than 30 miles from the Atlantic shore.

FLA is the fastest growing USA Swimming and USMS Masters Swim Team in south Florida. We currently operate programs at our home site, the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex/International Swimming Hall of Fame (just one block from the beach!), as well as two satellite pools. Our current active membership is over 225 USA Swimming athletes, 125 USMS Masters athletes, and a very active Summer resident and day swim camp program. FLA also hosts some of the largest swimming competitions in the country each year.

FLA is currently seeking candidates for full-time opportunities as site head coaches, assistant age group and Masters coaches, swim school director, and learn-to-swim instructors. Applicants for full-time positions should have a minimum three years coaching/teaching experience and ASCA Level 3 certification or above. All applicants should be have current full safety certifications; CPR, 1st Aid, and Safety Training for Swim Coaches. Preferred safety certifications would include WSIT, WSI, LGT, LG, and AED.

Must possess a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Hy-Tek’s Team and Meet Managers.

Additional Preferences:
• Knowledge of Colorado Timing Systems, and Web development software
• Swim meet set-up and management experience
• Certified Pool Operators license preferred
FLA seeks highly energetic, positive, motivated, and fun applicants for all of our positions. Ability to work with multiple ages and abilities of athletes, especially Masters, is preferred. Applicants who demonstrate a history of growing their clubs will be preferred.

Strong verbal and written skills a must. Preference will be given to applicants who are fluent in more than English.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution preferred for all full-time appointments.

All applicants that agree to be considered will submit to a Background check.

Demonstrated National level success at the USA Swimming (or FINA sister Federation), NCAA, or USMS may be substituted for work experience.

Salary and benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience; swim meet expenses; professional dues; Professional development allowance; Two weeks paid vacation after one-year of service; Incentive opportunities.

Applications will remain open until positions are filled.

In order to be considered for employment, interested applicants must submit all of the following to:
Duffy Dillon, FLA Aquatics
501 Seabreeze Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 468-5595 (fax)
• a completed FLA Employment Application
• resume’ with three professional and personal references
• Disclosure and Notification Form
• Release Authorization Form
• Summary of Rights (should be printed and retained for your records)
• Summary of Rights for CA residents (printed and retained for your records for applicant who have lived in CA)