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Careers at the PJCC

At the PJCC, we help people live vibrantly. We value wellness, connection, and joy.

Careers at the PJCC

At the PJCC, we help people live vibrantly. We value wellness, connection, and joy.

Interested in joining our team? For a list of open positions, please visit our Careers site, where you can learn more about available jobs and submit your application.

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Featured Positions

Aquatics Positions

Swim Instructors

Swim Instructors are expected to teach safe and effective group and/or private swim classes for our members and are required to purpose and maintain educational standards commensurate with PJCC’s quality and commitment to aquatics safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches various levels and age groups in accordance with PJCC’s instructional guidelines.
  • Plan lessons, select appropriate drills, and evaluate the student’s progress.
  • Present proper demonstrations and explain skills, analyze and correct performance, minimize fear, and use appropriate teaching devices.
  • Maintain a safe and positive teaching environment.
  • Attend all in-service trainings.
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare course completion certificates.
  • Perform all swimming strokes and skills taught in all levels.
  • Effectively communicate each student’s progress either to the student directly, or to the student’s parents where appropriate.

Certifications/Licenses

  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training)
  • American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training)

Performance Testing

All Swim Instructors are required to perform performance tests demonstrating all swim strokes and all skills taught in all levels prior to employment, and may be tested at any time throughout their employment.

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Lifeguards

Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of the swimming pool environment and must closely monitor and rescue swimmers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies, and procedures to patrons
  • Rescue swimmers in need of assistance
  • Demonstrate proper rescue techniques, including but not limited to, swimming rescues, First Aid, and CPR
  • Administer emergency care to patrons in need of assistance
  • Monitor activities of patrons in the water and on deck and minimized the possibility of patron injury
  • Conduct routine chemical test of the water on an hourly basis
  • Keep accurate records of incident reports, maintenance, and chemical testing
  • Perform routine maintenance of pool and pool equipment
  • Keep all certification current
  • Effectively supervise the swimming area from an elevated Lifeguard chair
  • Attend all in-service trainings

Certifications/Licenses

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent training)
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training)
  • American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training)

Performance Testing

All Lifeguards are required to perform performance tests prior to employment and may be tested at any time throughout their employment. The performance test will measure that they can: swim 300 yards continuous; tread water for two minutes using legs only; demonstrate the proper use of rescue equipment; surface dive to the deepest part of the pool and retrieve a 10-pound brick; and perform aquatic rescue & CPR/AED skills.

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Afterschool Teaching Positions

Have fun working with children? Join our family and be an Afterschool Program Teacher!

We are looking for a positive, energetic Teachers and Associate Teachers who enjoy working with children and as part of an awesome teaching team.

Our teaching staff is responsible for planning and facilitating our Treehouse after-school program for children primarily in grades TK – 5. Programs and activities include weekly swimming, arts and crafts, homework time, science, drama, and themed programming.

Responsibilities and Duties
The Teaching team works closely to ensure the proper supervision of children at all times and are responsible for planning and implementing recreational activities, homework assistance, snack and enrichment opportunities that support the children’s learning. The team is also responsible for assisting with transportation from schools to the PJCC via PJCC vans and busses.

Schedule
Available from 2:00 – 6:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday) and 11:30 am – 6:00 pm (Wednesday)

Qualifications

For Teachers:

  • Completed 12 units of approved Early Childhood Education or related course work in Education or Psychology.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit strongly preferred.
  • Two years related experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions is a plus.

For Associate Teachers:

  • Completed 12 units of approved Early Childhood Education or related course work in Education or Psychology.
  • Associate’s degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit strongly preferred.
  • Two years related experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Jewish Culture and traditions is a plus.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • Valid CA License and a clean driving record
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
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Preschool Teaching Positions

Full-Time & Part-Time

Work, Play, and Grow with us!

We are:

  • Play-based and focused on co-creating curriculum with the children based on their emerging interests and curiosity.
  • Nurturing caregivers who provide a safe and warm space for children to take risks, learn and blossom.
  • A community of educators who support and care about each other. We are community builders who welcome and embrace all our families and work hard to provide the support they need.
  • Collaborative early childhood educators who reflect and grow with each other every day and during professional development opportunities throughout the year.
  • Jewish: Our preschool is Jewish and our population (teachers and students) is very diverse. We focus on Jewish values and celebrate the Jewish holidays.

You are:

  • Passionate and dedicated: You feel called to your work with young children and approach teaching with commitment and enthusiasm.
  • Growth oriented: A position at the PJCC Preschool will allow you to access a variety of workshops, conferences, and other professional development opportunities so you can grow professionally.
  • Collaborative: You see the value in sharing knowledge and skills with colleagues and you seek out their feedback and contributions.
  • Reflective: You appreciate opportunities to reflect on and evaluate what is happening in the classroom to deepen and improve the learning.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 12 ECE units (or 6 units, with 6 in progress). Reimbursement offered for coursework
  • Minimum of 1 year experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s degree in Child Development, or Teacher permit is strongly preferred
  • Basic computer skills
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Center Hours
  • Mon - Thurs 6 am - 8 pm (Lap Swim & Group Ex by Reservation)
  • Fri 6 am - 8 pm (Outdoor Lap Swimming Only)
  • Sat & Sun 8 am - 4 pm (Lap Swim & Group Ex by Reservation)
Admin Office Hours
  • Mon-Thurs 10 am – 5 pm
  • Fri Office Closed; Email memberservices@pjcc.org with Questions
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