Pool Attendant (Lifeguard)

Gansevoort Hotel Group - New York, NY3.4

Part-timeEstimated: $22,000 - $31,000 a year
As a Pool Attendant (Lifeguard), you are responsible for the comfort and safety of all guests at the pool as well as all lifeguarding functions. Your responsibilities for the pool area include but not limited to; greeting all guests and offering assistance, ensuring cleanliness in all pool and sundeck areas, offering pool towels, communicating departmental needs and reporting any engineering deficiencies, etc.

Primary Functions:
To serve as a Gansevoort Hotel Group Brand Ambassador and maintain integrity of brand standards and goals.
To uphold and comply with Gladys Standards, Coyle Standards and Gansevoort Core Values at all times.
To provide a safe and comfortable experience for all guests of the Pool by offering assistance, service, and follow up to guests.
To protect lives by using his or her skills to prevent injury among guests. This duty doesn?t only include rescuing drowning victims or administering CPR and first aid. Being alert and proactive also helps to prevent dangerous situations from ever occurring.

Specific Accountabilities:
Greet guests warmly using all Gansevoort standards and offer assistance/service to all guests of the Pool.
Monitor pool area and safety of guests.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to perform rescue actions, administer first aid and CPR.
Verify that all entering the Pool area are registered guests of the hotel (unless listed as a VIP guest of the owners or Management) anyone that is not registered to the hotel as a guest or VIP of owners or Management may not enter the pool area at any time.
Provide towels to guests and ensure needs are meet.
General cleaning of pool area (no trash, dirty towels, magazines, glasses, etc)
Communicate with manager any pool items that need repair, replacing, upkeep.
Renews required certifications when they expire.
Maintains a professional appearance.
Attends all scheduled meetings and training sessions.

Required Skills/Qualifications:
At least two years prior lifeguarding experience preferred.
Must have current, up-to-date certificates (CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding/First Aid).
Strong organizational and communication skills required.
Must have a professional demeanor.
Must be flexible with scheduling to include all shifts, weekends and holidays per business demands.

Physical Requirements:
Be able to work stationary and/or on feet at least 8 hours per day.
Stays fit to perform job adequately which requires swimming endurance and strength.
Be able to speak and hear clearly in order to communicate with guests and co-workers.
Must have depth perception and balance for overall performance.
Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions that include extreme heat and cold as well as wet and humid conditions.
Ability to bend, stoop, walk and lift/push/pull up to 60 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.