West Coast Aquatics


INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL 629 N Jackson Ave, San Jose 95133

EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL 3300 Quimby Rd, San Jose 95148

SILVER CREEK HIGH SCHOOL 3434 Silver Creek Rd, San Jose, CA 95121 

FAIR SWIM CENTER- 1350 Bacchus Dr. San Jose CA 95122


Job Openings:

Swim Instructors, Deck Managers, Site Managers, Customer Service Representatives, Lifeguards, and Summer Pre-Competitive  and Swim Team Coaches.


Job Descriptions:

Swim Instructors- Work in the water with swimmers from beginning levels to advanced levels. Instructors must be capable of swimming all 4 competitive strokes. Instructors will be trained and follow our lesson program, ensuring a safe and educational environment. Must love kids, have a positive attitude, and good class management skills. Classes are offered mornings and evenings, weekdays and weekends, at several locations. Our main locations runs year round. Starting pay $11 depending on experience.


Deck Managers & Site Managers- This employee is responsible for managing a safe, clean, and organized pool deck. A Deck Manager supervises instructors and classes ensuring all participants are safe. Skill evaluations and progress reports are done regularly. Help train employees, helping with problem classes such as criers or rowdy classes, and subbing as necessary. Make decisions regarding class placement, and any changes that need to be made. This employee must be willing to get in and teach. Deck Managers also enforce pool rules, keeping parents away from classes. They will interact with parents as a customer service representative. This person must be at least 18yrs old as you may be on deck alone. Deck Mangers need to be fully trained in customer service as well. Deck Managers must be Lifeguard or Coaches Safety Certified. Starting pay is $11/hr depending on experience.


Customer Service Representative- Responsible for all registrations, phone calls, payments, and office work. This person will keep the office and deck clean, and fully stocked. This person will work directly with customers ensuring excellent customer service to both children and their parents. This person needs to be willing to get in the water to teach as necessary and help evaluate classes and prepare progress reports. Customer Service Representatives must know all 4 strokes and ideally be Lifeguard or Coaches Safety Certified. Starting Pay $11/hr depending on experience.


Lifeguards- This position is available for our Open swim at Silvercreek High School, Fair Swim Center, & James Lick High School locations. Responsibilities would include taking payments, light maintenance, supervising all pool patrons, and first aid as needed. Starting pay $10/hr depending on experience.


Summer Swim Team and Pre-Competitive Coaches- We will offer Summer Team at Independence and Evergreen locations. This person must be at least 18yrs old, with competitive swimming experience. This person must be able to write workouts, and communicate well with parents, swimmers, and other coaches. This person must be available to work weekdays and weekends for swim meets.

Starting pay $12/hr depending on experience. 



All employees must be First Aid and CPR certified. Deck Managers and Coaches must be Lifeguard or Coaches Safety certified. Lifeguards must have Lifeguard, CPR & First Aid certifications. All staff must enjoy working with kids, have great attitudes, and be professional. Employees must know all strokes, know how to dive, and be comfortable in deep water.



$11/hr is starting pay for instructors.  Other positions are by experience and depend on position.


Please email- CoachRicco@westcoastaquatics.org or come to Independence High School’s pool deck M-F from 5-7pm for more information.