Senior Lifeguard
City of Winston-Salem, NC - Winston-Salem, NC

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Under general supervision to teach swimming; to prevent injuries and loss of life at municipal swimming pool; to enforce safety regulations; and to do related work as required.

Examples of Duties:

Maintain surveillance of swimming and diving areas to prevent mishaps; assists swimmers from water when in difficulty; applies resuscitation and administers first aid treatments; enforces swimming pool regulations; Assist in mentoring lifeguards to job duties and responsibilities; Interface with patrons regarding concerns, problems, or any other significant issues and provide input and feedback while responding to problems; teaches swimming; collects fees; assists pool supervisor in operation and maintenance of pool and program.

Typical Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Any combination equivalent to one year of college or 18 years of age with more than two years experience as a lifeguard with the city of Winston-Salem or equivalent facility and with current certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguarding or YMCA Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Certification desired but not required: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate.

Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of Lifeguarding techniques and procedures; knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions needed for safe swimming pool operation; ability to teach swimming lessons; ability to deal tactfully with the general public.