Rosemeade Pool - Lifeguard
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SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring patron safety by enforcing pool rules and regulations; performs water rescues and administers basic first aid as needed; carries out emergency operating procedures and notifies proper authorities; assists with general maintenance and cleaning of pool area and equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
-Ensures patron safety by strictly enforcing all pool rules and regulations and applying disciplinary action for violations.
-Enters the water to rescue individuals in trouble and the necessary aid to revive them.
-Carries out emergency operation procedures and notifies proper authorities.
-Assists in maintaining facilities; cleans pool, decks, restrooms, trash, gutters, etc.
-Informs pool manager of needed material and equipment.
-Recommends to the pool manager the removal of patrons due to misconduct.
-Assists the pool manager and head lifeguard in pool maintenance and repairs
-Assists in special activities at the pool
-Must swim 1/4 mile per day while on duty
-Must perform one rescue per day
-Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
-Operates the mechanical workings of swimming pools such as valves, vacuum pumps, and sprayers, ensuring that they are maintained and safe
-Wears the proper uniform at all times.
-Works outside and is exposed to extreme heat and changing weather.
-Sits for extended periods of time while observing pool activities; must remain alert for emergencies.
-Must maintain regular attendance.
-Works long hours during the summer months (approximately 40+ hours per week)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABIITIES:
-Skilled in enforcing pool rules and regulations
-Performs emergency operation procedures and informs proper authorities
-Skill in dealing effectively and efficiently with the public
-Can sit in an alert manner and observe the activities of the pool while on the stand
-Learns the operation and maintenance of the pool facilities
-Can understand and follow oral and written instructions
-Completion of 9th grade.
-Minimum age of 16 years.
-Must obtain a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, to be acquired upon employment.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
-Must pass pre-employment drug screening
-Must pass criminal history check
-Must swim 300 yards
-Must pass the “brick test”
-Must complete a 2 minute tread using only your legs
$9.50 - $10.25/HOUR
JOB STARTS MAY 14TH.
PAY INCENTIVES AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER.
MUST BE LIFEGUARD CERTIFIED THROUGH AMERICAN RED CROSS BEFORE STARTING.