Krannert - 07 Head Lifeguard
Indy Gov - Park, IN

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Position is responsible for everyday operational tasks at assigned Park location under the supervision and direction of the Pool or Park Manager. Work related activities would include all facets of recreational programming and service delivery.

**This position is PART TIME. Does accumulate benefit time and earns Holiday Pay. Position averages between 20-25 hours per week during traditional school calendar and 30-35 hours per week during the summer. Hours are not guaranteed.**

Position Responsibilities:

Provides overall supervision of programs, services, facilities, and personnel.

Assumes responsibility for facility operations in the absence of the Pool Manager.

Maintains aquatic facility providing the highest attention to safety for participants and employees.

Provides the highest attention to safety for participants and employees.

Maintains minimum number of staff in-service hours required by department and meets minimum standards for both independent and internal performance and risk management audits.

Provides and coordinates proper on deck supervision of staff, appropriate levels of lifeguard coverage, lifeguard attentiveness, proper lifeguard rotations, facility inspections and closing facility or attractions when required by health and safety guidelines.

Maintains and operates aquatic facility providing the highest attention to water quality and balance.
Cleans and restocks of restroom facilities.

Maintains detailed record keeping for facility inspections.

Assists supervisor who recruits, hires, trains, evaluates, disciplines and advises on-site personnel and volunteers.

Maintains ongoing lifeguard and staff in-service training.

Assists Supervisor who implements and evaluates aquatic programs and services at location.

Responsible for proper collecting and depositing of revenues, financial accountability and record keeping.

Supervises the training and monitoring of adherence to departmental policy and procedure at aquatic location.

Responsible for opening, closing and securing facility, answering phones and communicating with public.

Maintains clean facility, grounds, deck, filter and chemical rooms.

Lifeguards, and scans assigned zone of protection, rule enforcement, proper rotation.

Provides safety assistance, rescues, emergency actions and first aid when necessary.

Monitors participants and users of the facility.

Follows all established protocol for biohazard materials.

Follows all aquatic facility rules and protects self from sun exposure.

Reports immediately any hazardous conditions to supervisor including inability to properly scan zone due to weather or other conditions.

Maintains minimum number of in-service hours required by department and meet minimum standards for both independent and internal performance audits.

Teaches, coaches and/or assists with lessons, swim team, other programs and special events at location.

Provides for the supervision and safe operation of all aquatic programs.

Adheres to department policy and procedure at aquatic location.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


High school diploma and/or GED equivalent preferred, and a minimum of one (1) years prior related experience in Aquatic Operations. Requires a thorough knowledge of pool and water chemistry and operations to include water testing and chemical applications, chemical controller calibration, set points and operation, chemical pump operation, back washing of pool filters, cleaning strainer baskets, slide and play feature motor operation, pool heater operation, pool vacuuming, vacuum operation and maintenance, chemical and supply ordering. Licenses/Certifications required or ability to obtain: Lifeguard License, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, CPR and First Aid Teaching Certificate, Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator Certification. Position will require a respiratory physical and fit test for chemical facemask, maintenance and chemical handling procedures training. Job knowledge and experience in Aquatic Operations. Experience in training and supervising employees. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks. Ability to communicate effectively. Customer service and people oriented. Ability to follow established procedures, policies and protocol.

Independent Judgment:

Established policies and procedures control actions. Independent judgment is utilized when there are no available policies and procedures and errors in judgment may cause serious risk and significant liability. Incumbent will be required to exercise good judgment in the areas of aquatic safety and facility operations. Incumbent will be required to make quick, concise and correct decisions that may affect the health, safety and well being of pool patrons and staff.