Swim Tester

Career Area: Training
City: Texas
State: Texas
Country: United States
Job Description



The Navy Swim Testers/Lifeguards/CPR Instructors will test selected Master-at-Arms students for Second Class Swimmers prior to detachment from MA Class “A” School at NTTC Lackland AFB, TX. This will require a swim tester and lifeguards. When not conducting the swim test, these individuals will deliver CPR training as well as other non-weapons-based training.



  • Navy Swim Testers will conduct student pre-test administrative screening, coordinating with the NTTC Lackland administrative and medical staff. The Pre-screening Form (P1552/16) can be found in Appendix C of the Navy Swimming and Water Survival Instructor/Swim Tester’s Manual (CNET P1552/16).
  • Administer the Navy Second Class Swimmer test in accordance with Chapter 12 of CNET P1552/16 to designated students. This testing shall include (but is not limited to): Conduct all pool-side safety checks to ensure that the pool and surrounding facilities are safe to conduct the test. Ensure all safety equipment is present and in satisfactory working condition for the administration of the swim test. At a minimum, the facility must have a telephone with posted emergency numbers, and a backup method of communication.
  • Perform lifeguard duties during swim testing Grade students in accordance with Chapter 13 of CNET P1552/16
  • Coordinate with NTTC Lackland Student Administrative Staff to document post-test results of successful/unsuccessful completion of the Second-Class Swim Test in the respective student records
  • Interface with NTTC Lackland staff and/or USAF/Joint Base San Antonio Swimming Pool staff in coordinating/scheduling use of the swimming pool(s)
  • Assist the MA Class A Instructor staff in administering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) instruction
  • Assist in the delivery of MA Class “A” training in non-weapons modules after obtaining appropriate CUIT qualifications
  • Other duties as assigned


  • US Citizenship Required
  • Clearance Required: NAC with Local Agency Check and Credit (NACLC) – Background
  • Must have attended the Navy Instructor Training Course (NITC) (A-012-0077) (or military service equivalent), or hold academic credentialing (teacher/professor), or instructor training via Tidewater Community College course MILT 5100
  • Must possess Navy NEC 9502/805A (Instructor) (or equivalency)                        
  • Must possess one (or more) of the following qualifications: Navy NEC 9504 (Naval Aviation Water Survival Instructor); or Navy NEC 9510 (Navy Swimming and Water Survival Instructor); or Completion of Navy Swim Tester Course (A-012-0015)                        
  • Must possess current certification as a lifeguard. Lifeguard certification requires one of the following: Completion of one of the following courses of instruction: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training; or YMCA Lifeguard Training; or Ellis and Associates Water Park Training; or Possession of one of the following military qualifications: Navy NEC 0170 (Navy Rescue Swimmer – Surface), Navy NEC 532X (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training (BUD/S), Navy NEC 5345 (Navy Scuba Diver), Navy NEC 5350 (Special Warfare Combatant Crewman (SWCC) (Basic), Navy NEC 5352 (Special Warfare Combatant Crewman (SWCC) (Advanced), Navy NEC 7815 (Helicopter Search and Rescue Aircrew Swimmer), Navy NEC 9504 (Naval Aviation Water Survival Instructor), Navy NEC 9510 (Navy Swimming and Water Survival Instructor), USMC MOS 0918 (Water Safety/Survival Instructor)                 
  • Must possess high personal standards of technical knowledge and professional competence in delivering training material
  • Must possess the ability to perform in a military environment
  • Must possess a familiarity with the organization and hierarchy of the U. S. Navy, military rank/grade structure
  • Must possess a knowledge of Navy and military terminology, and shipboard/installation environments and configurations
  • Must possess knowledge of basic and advance training techniques and of computer technology applications as they apply to instructional delivery





Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach




Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. 




May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday.