Lifeguard

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



General Summary Responsible for the overall safety and health of guests in the aquatic area. Essential Functions * Continuously scan pools for patrons in distress. * Enforce all rules and policies, clean and maintain facility. * Perform rescues and administer First Aid according to standards as needed. * Respond quickly to emergencies. * Act as problem solver. * Enforce all City policies, pool rules, and regulations involving the operation of the pool. * Set a good example for all aquatic employees in conduct, dress and manners. * Conduct routine safety checks of equipment and staff. * Ensure all paperwork, i.e., course records, accident reports, etc., are completed accurately and in a timely manner. * Attend and participate in scheduled meetings and bi-monthly in-service trainings as required. * Perform related work as required and assigned by Head Lifeguard. Typical Qualifications KNOWLEDGE: American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid; knowledge of departmental rules concerning the area in which assigned; and of Lifeguard philosophies, policies and procedures; teaching methods and techniques. SKILL: Demonstrated skill in the operation of equipment necessary to perform the functions of the job. ABILITY: Prevent accidents; deal tactfully with the public, sufficient strength to make rescues; stand for extended time periods; work in loud, stressful environment; remain calm in emergency situations. Special Requirements May be restricted to age requirements as specified by FLSA: On school days, during school hours, no minor under the age of sixteen shall be permitted employment except as provided by a school release permit. After school hours, no minor under the age of sixteen is permitted to work in excess of six hours unless the next day is not a school day and also not permitted to work between the hours of 9:30 pm and 5:00 am. Minors from sixteen to eighteen cannot work more than eight hours in any twenty-four-hour period May be restricted to age requirements as specified by FLSA: On school days, during school hours, no minor under the age of sixteen shall be permitted employment except as provided by a school release permit. After school hours, no minor under the age of sixteen is permitted to work in excess of six hours unless the next day is not a school day and also not permitted to work between the hours of 9:30 pm and 5:00 am. Minors from sixteen to eighteen cannot work more than eight hours in any twenty-four-hour period

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