WORK HOURS: VARIES
This position is part-time, seasonal and requires recreational leadership and enforcement of safety standards. The individual in the position reports to an Aquatics Supervisor, who performs regular performance evaluations.
Prevents accidents and injuries in the pool through watchfulness and positioning at poolside.
Rescues persons in the pool who are in trouble.
Instructs pool attendees in swimming pool safety.
Administers first aid and CPR as needed.
Communicates with other lifeguards and facility staff if additional assistance or equipment is needed in the event of an emergency.
Enforces pool rules and regulations; disciplines pool users on unsafe practices, to minimize injury and accidents in the pool.
Greets patrons as they enter the pool gates; screens items brought to the pool prohibited items.
Collects pool entry fees; balances the cash drawer at the end of a shift and deposits cash in a safe drop.
Maintains a roster of patrons, teams and groups using the pool facility.
Fills out a daily report of rental equipment, swimming lessons, total attendance and cash received.
Assists in locating missing children.
Performs regular pool maintenance tasks.
Performs additional duties as required by a supervisor.
Must be at least 16 years of age.
Current certification in Red Cross Lifeguard Training.
Current First Aid certification.
Current CPR certification.
Ability to frequently ( >3 hours per day) lift up to 30 pounds;
Ability to constantly ( >6 hours per day) walk, sit, stoop, kneel, squat, and be mobile around the pool area.
Ability to constantly ( >6 hours per day) work outdoors even in excessive heat.
Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner.