Careers

Join the Farber Swim School Team! 

 What We Offer

 

  • A fun working environment, great coworkers, cute kids, in a rapidly-growing family business!
  • Discounts on lessons/programs for yourself and immediate family members
  • Rewards and recognition for going above and beyond, and room for growth of your role within the business
  • Annual raises plus additional raises for gaining additional teaching qualifications and/or certifications
  • Guaranteed hours and flexible time off

 To Apply

  • Review the position qualifications and information below to determine if you qualify
  • Send your resume and cover letter to Kristin Farber at farberswimschool@yahoo.com
  • Instructors/Coaches attend an interview including an in-water portion (which is paid after hire)
  • Office Assistants attend an interview and computer testing

To learn more about FSS, be sure to check us out on:

Instructor Employment - (currently hiring)

Job Description:
Farber Swim School is currently hiring instructors to teach in their 90 degree, salt water pools! We have one location in Beaverton and another in SW Portland, both within a mile of each-other. Once hired, instructors will go through our paid training program, before they teach on their own. Prior swim teaching is not required. We look for individuals that love swimming and are passionate about working with people!


About FSS Lessons:

  • We primarily teach private and semi-private lessons (1-4 students). The only set classes we have are Baby Classes (4-36 months) & Adult classes.
  • Lessons & classes are catered to the individual
  • Instructors teach in blocks of hours and concentrate on teaching our basic swimmers. Instructors go through more training to be specialized in teaching: baby classes, adults, additional needs, fears and team level swimmers.
  • The FSS office handles scheduling and payments
  • Instructors can work up to other positions such as: Senior Instructors and Coordinators.

About FSS Staff:

  • We typically have around 30 staff, 24 being instructors.
  • Instructor ages vary a lot! We have a few in high school, but the majority of instructors are out of college, some even retired from their career jobs.
  • Our swim parents love the diversity of our staff

Possible Hours:

  • Between 5-30 hours available
  • Weekday & weekend hours available
  • If you work in the office as well, full time is possible. Benefits kick in at 35 hours/week (accident insurance, stipend, etc.)

    Applicants Must:

    • Enjoy working with people of all ages
    • Have a passion for swimming and being in the water
    • Ability to commit to a minimum of 6 months working specific shift(s) agreed upon at hire

    Please send us a resume with your swimming/kid experience (personal & professional) and a cover letter explaining these experiences to farberswimschool@yahoo.com. 

    • Must have a current CPR/First Aid certification within 60 days of your start day
    • Having a lifeguard certification is a huge plus
    • Pay is based on experience
    • Paid training will start ASAP

    We would love to have you on our team! Check out our website at http://www.farberswimschool.com for more information about us!

     

    Team Coord. Employment - (currently hiring)
    • Basic computer skills: Word/Excel and ability to learn new software quickly
    • Superior in-person and phone communication skills
    • Prior coaching experience
    • Prior swim meet coordination and coaching experience
    • Obtain/have current CPR/First Aid within 60 days of employment start date
    • Bonus: Lifeguard Certification
    • A personal love of the water, swimming, and working with young people
    • Ability to commit to a minimum of 6 months working specific shift(s) agreed upon at hire

    To apply, send a resume and cover letter detailing your experience to farberswimschool@yahoo.com.

    Office Assistant Employment - (currently hiring)

    Job Description:

    Farber Swim School is a growing family owned business dedicated to providing a small family feel in all their customer interactions. This year we celebrated 11 years in business and our swim programs are growing faster than ever! Because we’re keeping so busy we are looking to add a talented and enthusiastic person to our office staff. 

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Greeting customers
    • Answering phones & emails
    • Scheduling swim lessons
    • Taking payments
    • Database entry & filing
    • General office and facility cleaning
    • Projects and other duties as assigned

    Candidate should:

    • Be self motivated
    • Have experience working with children
    • Type at least 50wpm
    • Have superior in person and phone customer service experience
    • Be able to switch tasks quickly & stay calm in our fast paced office
    • Be a quick learner
    • Be detail oriented and have a drive to complete daily tasks with accuracy
    • Have at least 2+ years of previous office administrative experience
    • Supervisory experience is a plus

    More Information:

    • Hours are at both of our locations in Beaverton & Portland (only 2 miles apart).
    • Benefits kick in at 35 hours/week (50% lessons, health care stipend, accident policy, phone reimbursement, etc.)

    Shifts Available (updated 9/20/21):

    • Sunday: 8:30-4:30pm (Beav location)

    More hours:

    • This could be part-time or full time, depending on availability
    • More office hours may become available
    • Office subbing hours always available
    • Teaching hours are available if you want to work in both departments and want to reach full time.
    • Benefits kick in at 35 hrs/week (after 90 days)

    Compensation:
    Is based on Experience. Range $14.50-$16.50 (or DOE)

    To Apply:
    Please review the above requirements and our website (https://farberswimschool.com/) and send a resume with cover letter detailing why you are a good fit for this position to Kristin Farber at farberswimschool@yahoo.com.
    (A cover letter must be submitted for consideration.)

    Compensation based on Experience. Range $14.50-$16.50 (or DOE)

    Team Coach Employment - (currently hiring)

    The Penguin Pee Wees is a pre-swim team for ages 5-9 year olds. They practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm at our SW Portland location. The team does participate in swim meets and dive clinics throughout the season.

    • Prior coaching experience
    • Obtain/have current CPR/First Aid within 60 days of employment start date
    • Bonus: Lifeguard Certification
    • A personal love of the water, swimming, and working with young people
    • Ability to commit to a minimum of 6 months working specific shift(s) agreed upon at hire

    To apply, send a resume and cover letter detailing your experience to farberswimschool@yahoo.com.