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Center for Disability Services Camp Aquatics Director in Glenville, New York

Camp Aquatics Director

Management-Direct Support Glenville, New York



The Center for Disability Services offers hope, innovation and achievement to the people we support.

For 80 years, we have been one of upstate New York’s largest providers of programs and services for individuals who have disabilities. Many of the innovative programs and vital services that we offer are not available elsewhere.

We are searching for an Aquatics Director for Camp Spectacular to join our agency. This position is based out of Clover Patch Camp in Glenville, NY. This is a day camp for children aged 7-16 with Asperger's, High Functioning Autism, and PDD-NOS.

The Aquatics Director is responsible for the operations of the pool and programming in accordance to the Department of Health and American Camping Association as well as providing life guarding coverage. This is a part time position, 2 hours per week each Monday.

The Aquatics Director oversees all swimming activities that occur at swimming pools and bathing beaches operated as part of a camp for children and adults. This person supervises lifeguards, progressive swimming instructors, and counselors with bather supervision responsibilities during swimming activities. Also responsible for implementation of the camp safety plan.


  • Knowledgeable in pool safety and pool maintenance as well as knowledgeable with the special needs population

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Have successfully completed a training course in Lifeguard Supervision and Management

  • Possess a current certificate in CPR for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent and Standard First Aid

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Have a minimum of:

  • one season of previous experience as a camp aquatics director at a New York State children's camp; or

  • two seasons of previous experience consisting cumulatively of at least 12 weeks as a children's camp lifeguard at a swimming pool or bathing beach which had more than one lifeguard supervising it at a time; or

  • at least 18 weeks of previous experience as a lifeguard at a swimming pool or bathing beach which had more than one lifeguard supervising it at a time

At The Center for Disability Services, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and the people we support. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any protected class of job applicant or employee in our employment practices