Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
  • Pearl River Aquatics
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA
  • 8000
  • Other
  • Seasonal


We are currently seeking an Assistant Aquatics Director for our pool and boating operations at HKC Pearl River. The Assistant Aquatics Director, reporting to the Aquatics Directors, assists in the overall management of the pool complex and aquatics program a staff of 60, swim instruction for more than 1000 campers daily, equipment, and safety - ensuring that a safe and high-quality swim program is provided to the Agency camps.

 As a supervisor, this person will be expected to foster a culture that values cooperation and respect, inspires team morale, and encourages staff to produce quality work in their commitment to HKC's mission of enhancing the camp experience for the day camps who call HKC home.


  • Assist in the training and supervision of lifeguard/swim instructors. Create schedules so that there is always appropriate staffing during swim periods. Oversee the employee engagement and recognition program.
  • Work with camp swim liaisons to provide feedback for parents and resolve issues that arise with campers.
  • With the Aquatics Director, supervise the American Red Cross Swim Instruction program
  • Assist in management of the physical facilities and equipment at the pool complex including:
    • a daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair
    • checking chemical levels
    • ensuring pools are cleaned daily and that equipment is stored properly
    • supervision of manual and robotic vacuums
  • Ensure Aquatics Director. & Director of Camp Services are aware of all program and personnel issues.


  • Lifeguard instructor trainer preferred
  • 4-Year college degree preferred
  • Experienced working with children
  • Experience with Red Cross Swim Instruction program
  • Ability to teach all levels of classes for children of all ages


  • Lifeguard Management certification
  • Current Lifeguard and WSI certification
  • Current CPR certification
  • Experienced lifeguard/swim instructor
  • Customer oriented
  • 5+ years supervisory experience
  • Familiarity with DOH regulations for camp aquatics programs


Home to 14 independently run JCC day camps, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, is a small Jewish non-profit, that manages and operates three facilities located in Long Island, Rockland County and Staten Island. Our mission is to enhance the camp experience and provide a safe environment for the campers and counselors who call our grounds home. On any given summer day we welcome more than 5000 campers and camp staff through our gates. As a seasonal organization, HKC hires 200+ seasonal workers to provide lifeguarding, swim instruction, first-aid care, maintenance, housekeeping and security to ensure we can carry out mission and meet the needs of the camps who camp at HKC.

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