Lifeguard II 1896
Stafford County, VA - Stafford County, VA

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Performs intermediate protective services work overseeing the safe use of County aquatic facilities, providing emergency rescue services and emergency first aid; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Examples of Duties:

Safeguards and regulates the conduct of patrons at County aquatic facilities to prevent unsafe practices and accidents; warns users of safety hazards, effects rescues and first aid.
Enforces pool policies, rules, and regulations;
Keeps aquatic facilities clean and safe at all times;
Supervises all aquatic complex activities;
Assists in control of water quality;
Completes all required records and reports on a daily basis;
Attends all required in-service training programs;
Maintains proper updated safety requirements;
Conducts swimming tests to insure that patrons can swim in deep water;
Provides customer service to patrons, including handling customer conflicts and complaints;
Assists in the training of new lifeguards;
Performs related work as required.

General knowledge of the methods, materials, practices, techniques, and equipment required to provide emergency water rescues; general knowledge of the principles and techniques of lifeguarding and first aid; general knowledge of aquatic area operations, including sanitation, maintenance, and safety; ability to deal courteously but firmly with pool patrons.

This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force regularly, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, direct sunlight, humidity, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Typical Qualifications:

Must have current American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Standard First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certifications; ability to withstand exposure to direct sunlight, heat, and humidity; successful completion of skills screening; minimum age of 16 years old.

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