Protects the safety and well being of each patron utilizing the aquatics facilities. Enforces aquatic facility rules and regulations. Assists in supervising, hiring, training and scheduling part-time/seasonal lifeguard staff.
Examples of Duties
1. Performs all lifeguard job duties and responsibilities ensuring that swimmers are well supervised in the pool and on the deck areas. Monitor pool activities. Prevent accidents and minimizes or eliminates hazardous situations.
2. Provides emergency care and treatment as necessary until the arrival of emergency medical services. Apply first aid and perform water rescues as necessary.
3. Assists in supervising and hiring part-time/seasonal lifeguard staff.
4. Assists in training, development, and evaluating part-time/seasonal lifeguard staff.
5. Assists in planning, implementing, and enforcing lifeguard staff rotation and schedules. Assist with scheduling of lifeguard staff to assure adequate aquatic coverage during hours of operation and facility rentals.
6. Recommends and enforces all safety rules and regulations of the aquatic facilities to patrons.
7. Performs miscellaneous administrative tasks necessary for successful aquatic program operations.
8. Assists with managing the operation and maintenance of the pools. Maintain standards of safety and sanitation in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and guidelines for the operation of a public swimming pool. Conduct water tests and add pool chemicals as directed.
9. Assists with the distribution, control, and requisitioning of aquatic equipment and supplies. Recommend the purchase of chemicals, first aid supplies, and pool supplies and equipment as necessary.
10. Supports other areas within the community activity center by assisting with special events, recreational programs, facility rentals, and facility coverage issues in the absence of staff.
11. Prepares and submits reports to include rescues and assists, accidents, and first aid to supervisor.
12. Attend mandatory training and in-service meetings.
13. Informs supervisor of all work-related activities.
14. Adheres to the personnel, safety, and divisional policies and procedures of the Town.
15. Assists co-workers and other divisions as needed.
16. Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED is preferred. Must be 16 years of age. One year of college is preferred. One year of experience as a lifeguard is required. CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard Certifications are required. Instructor License from a licensing agency is required. If you have a valid Texas driver's license, driving record must be in compliance with Town policy OR you must have reliable transportation.
Must have excellent leadership, organizational and communicative skills, both oral and written. To perform the essential functions of the job, must be able to perform strenuous physical activities to include running, kneeling, bending, twisting, dragging, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 lbs of various recreational and athletic equipment; to talk, see, hear, and read; to work in adverse environmental conditions; and to maintain an effective and pleasant working relationship with citizens, the general public, employees, and volunteers. Must be able to work various hours, including evenings and weekends as required.