Employment With Saguaro Aquatics

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Swim Instructor Job Information

Saguaro Aquatics is looking to employ individuals that have the following skills set, or are willing to learn the necessary skills. Please apply if you are willing and able to:

  • Energetically TEACH swimming lessons with great care and patience. Enjoy working with KIDS!

  • COMMUNICATE; through written correspondence, via online schedules and tasks, and verbally. Requires regular access to the internet.


  • Current LIFEGUARD Certification, or enrolled in a course.

  • SHIFTS: Mon/Wed, Tues/Thurs, or Saturdays. When you commit to a shift you are required to teach all lessons. WE DO NOT ALLOW SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS. If a work shift is missed lessons will be cancelled and the instructor will provide a make up, usually on the Friday following the lesson cancellations. Stable, committed individuals need only apply.

  • PAY: Training wage is $10/hr. The pay rate for swim instructors is a minimum of $12/hr with a maximum pay rate of $17.50/hr.



Applications can be submitted using the “SUBMIT” button on the Application form using Adobe software or can be printed to file using the web browser. To send the form using the Submit button requires opening the form with Adobe Viewer/Composer…Open the form in web browser, download the form from the web browser. After download is complete, open the Application form, complete and click SUBMIT. You may also complete the form in a web browser….print to file after completing the form, then send as an attachment along with your resume to the email address on the Application Form. If you send your application using the Submit button please send your resume as an attachment in a separate email. If you send your application by printing to file please attach both documents to one email.

Thank you!

Saguaro Aquatics

Swim Instructor Interview Process

After receiving your completed application we will;

  • Call you for a phone interview.

  • Perform background and reference check.

  • Invite you to attend a working interview. Working interviews can be 30 minutes to 3 hours. Please bring an appropriate swim suit and towel.

  • After interviews are completed, if all parties are in favor you will be invited to begin the Saguaro Aquatics Swim Instructor Training. Invitations to train include a set training schedule based on the availability you provided on your application.

Swim Instructor Training Outline

Swim Instructor Training is a 3 week process. Training includes completion of our manual, workbook, in-water training, and test. 

  • Week 1: Read manual, complete workbook, watch videos and complete written test.

  • Weeks 2-3: In-Water Training – put what you learned in the manual to work. Learn and practice swim instruction techniques side be side with experienced instructors.

  • Admin Training:  Our administrative staff will set up an Admin Training meeting to teach you how to log into the Staff Portal, retrieve your online schedule, take attendance and complete time cards.

  • Training pay is paid at the end of training and is contingent on successful completion of training and acceptance of work shifts. $10/hr 

  • Your training schedule is based on the availability you provided on your application. Once a training schedule is assigned it can not be modified. Absences during training are not permitted.