Job Title: Lifeguard I
Supervision: Pool Manager reviews work assignments, but individual is expected to work well with the Head Lifeguard
Job Description: Ensures the safety and health of the patrons by preventing accidents, responding to emergencies and performing daily custodial duties
- ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (May not include all duties performed.)
- Recognizes and responds effectively to emergencies
- Enforces all facility policies, rules, and regulations
- Inspects facility when on duty and reports unsafe conditions to the Manager on Duty (MOD)
- Performs front desk duties including greeting patrons, checking membership or residency cards, answering telephones, answering questions, collecting fees, and selling memberships
- Completes daily maintenance tasks in the log book
- Participates actively in mandatory in-service training
- Performs additional duties as assigned by the head lifeguard, pool manager, or aquatic manager
- REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
- Understanding of facility policies, rules, and regulations
- Leadership qualities and public relations skills
- Current certification in Lifeguard Training
- PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES
- Work requires walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, sitting, lifting and moving heavy items, and operating office equipment. Lifeguarding responsibilities require physical strength and agility to remove or assist a distressed person in the swimming pool.
- HAZARDS/UNUSUAL DEMANDS
- Work involves exposure to swimming pool chemicals including chlorine, and potential exposure to blood and body fluids at the scene of an injury or accident. Exposure to swimming pool chemicals may require the use of goggles, apron, rubber gloves, and facemasks.
- The individual will work a flexible schedule that may start as early as 5:00am and end as late at 9:00pm as needed to ensure the appropriate coverage of the pool and the instructional program.