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Freeport McMoRan Aquatics Swim Coach - Recreation Center - Morenci, AZ in Morenci Mercantile, Arizona

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.- based natural resource company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. The Company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and gas producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.

Under direct supervision, provides direct leadership, instruction and team functions throughout the year and is also responsible for creating and maintaining a clean and safe environment for the swim team participants.

  • Assist Aquatic Director in creating thorough, age-appropriate workouts focusing on technique, endurance, stroke development, etc.

  • Lead structured practices scheduled throughout the year

  • Assist with administrative matters relating to aquatics

  • Interaction with a diverse community; engage community and cultivate relationships to create a collaborative environment

  • Assist in coordinating and executing swim activities

  • Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment for all participants

  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-plus (2 ) years of experience working with the public

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of swim skills, have a strong foundation in stroke mechanics and be able to communicate effectively with swimmers and public

  • Enthusiastic, dynamic presence with good communication skills

  • Certifications including CPR, AED, Basic First Aid certification

  • Be at least twenty (20) years of age

  • Ability to swim and demonstrate stroke techniques

  • Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques

  • Ability to lift and move equipment and to lift a small to average sized child

  • Ability to work effectively with aquatics staff, recreational staff and the general public

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Requires knowledge in use of MS Office software


  • High School diploma or GED

  • Two-plus (2 ) years of experience as a competitive swimmer


  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk

  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 20 pounds) during the course of the work day

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or

  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee

/Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability/

Job: *Retail

Title: Aquatics Swim Coach - Recreation Center - Morenci, AZ

Location: AZ-Morenci Mercantile

Requisition ID: 1903143