Under the supervision of the Aquatics Manager and Head Guard, the Lifeguard provides excellent customer service to guests of the Aquatic Park. The Lifeguard remains alert and supervises large groups, including children, both visually and audibly to insure safety, facility rules, incident prevention, and health standards. Effects rescues and emergency care when necessary. Performs daily monitoring of facility equipment.
Provides excellent customer service by responding promptly to guest requests and needs.
Able to constantly maintain alert scanning of assigned guarding zone.
Able to recognize and respond effectively in emergencies.
Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations.
Inspect the facility on a daily schedule and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the supervisor.
Participate fully in training exercises (to include 1,500 yards of swimming weekly and demonstrations of CPR, spinal immobilization and water rescues).
Maintenance duties such as (but not limited to) trash collection, floor and toilet sanitation, skimming pool surface; and scrubbing tile.
Maintain positive public image and leadership role.
Administer emergency care when needed.
Maintain accurate reports and records.
Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
Communicate effectively and courteously with guests and other staff verbally, in writing, & by phone.
Ability to cope with large crowds and noise levels.
Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time in extreme temperatures.
Ability to work extended days or flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
Ability to push, pull, lift, drag, or carry up to 50 pounds of supplies or equipment.
May be required to perform other department duties as assigned.
Make swift and effective rescues; strong swimming skills (example - tread 2 minutes with 10 lb weight, swim 25 yards in 18 seconds or less. Congenial personality, leadership skills. Ability to remain alert, cope with large crowds and varied situations. Must set positive leadership role, display sound judgment, and ability to be flexible. Able to make on the spot, quick decisions to insure safety of all users of the pool areas.
Current Lifeguard and First Aid Certification through American Red Cross. Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification. Must pass criminal background check if 18 years old or older.