Monitors activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers by performing the following duties:
Examples Of Essential Duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices.
Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aide, CPR and/or AED.
Maintains order in swimming areas by consistently enforcing rules.
Inspects facilities for cleanliness.
Cleans swimming pool.
Instructs children in swim lessons, maintains paperwork necessary for instructor documentation.
Attends mandatory lifeguard in-service training throughout the summer.
Supervise patrons within pool facility: on pool deck, pool furniture, pool lobby and in the pool.
Accurately accounts for ticket window monies and entry of patrons to facility.
Maintain minimum requirements of 1,200 meters lap swim per week for physical conditioning.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills – Keeps emotions under control.
Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; inspires the trust of others; work with integrity and ethically.
Judgment – exhibits sound and accurate judgment; makes timely decisions.
Motivation – Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education and/or Experience:
Must be 16 years of age or older
Ability to read a limited number of two-and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak a simple sentence.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
National Aquatic Safety Company NASCO Certified Lifeguard
Advanced CPR & First Aid
Oxygen Administration & AED Certified
Other Skills and Abilities:
Work well with children, Bilingual language skills a plus
The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
City of Deer Park, TX - 22 months ago
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