Oasis Pool: Lifeguard nf-02
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Responsible of maintaining order at the swimming pool facility. Maintain continuous surveillance of patrons in swimming pools. Ensure appropriate headcount of patrons involved in a swimming and/or watersport on an hourly basis. Call out warnings or take appropriate action for patrons who may have ventured too far or are in imminent danger. Provide safety information to patrons prior to them indulging in a water sports or recreation water play. Supervise patrons to ensure that they are swimming within the safety protocols.
Protects patrons from hazardous conditions by ensuring that safety and pool rules and regulations are enforced. Supervises patrons for safety and crowd control. Performs rescue work, promptly renders emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary. Performs water and land rescues equal to the standard of training when a water emergency is taking place (e.g. drowning, medical or trauma in the water). Manages respiratory and cardiac emergencies to include performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), bag-valve-mask resuscitation, or automatic external defibrillation (AED). Uses and maintains care of emergency equipment such as specialized kits and rescue bags, backboards, head immobilizers suction devices, splints, stretchers, oxygen delivery systems, and monitoring equipment. Controls external bleeding with direct pressure and treats shock. Splints and immobilizes fractures and dislocations for transport. Attempts to ascertain whether the patron has preexisting medical problems and to obtain critical medical history from the patron.
Employs a variety of established emergency medical techniques, methods, and equipment to stabilize the patron for transport to the receiving facility. Assists intermediate life support or paramedic staff.
Administers swim tests. Schedules use of lanes and pool space for patrons. Instructs patrons on proper swimming pool etiquette and techniques. May check I.D. cards for authorized patrons and collect usage fees, if applicable. Responsible for conducting opening and closing procedures of the facility.
Spot hazards or potential hazards and take measures to prevent accidents/injuries. Promptly reports safety hazards to supervisor. Completes incident reports and assists in maintaining routine documents and reports. Ensures proper disposal of medical waste and potentially infectious materials. Responsible for the cleanliness of the buildings and grounds at the pool areas. Responsible for vacuuming, skimming, and routine pool maintenance. Checks safety of rescue tubes and buoys and perform needed maintenance. Ensure that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are kept in a safe place. May operate water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards. May apply disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks. Participates in continuous training to ensure proficiency in rescue and lifesaving techniques.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a professional and friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
Performs other related duties as assigned. This is a mixed position where the incumbent must be able to lift and carry objects up to 45lbs independently and objects over 45lbs with assistance is required, while performing normal duties in the area. May perform work that poses physical demands beyond normal requirements during rescue. Work may be performed in settings where exposure to moderate discomforts, high temperatures, and/or adverse weather conditions exist.
25% or less - Varies
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0189 Recreation Aid And Assistant
Conditions of Employment
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Must be at least 15 years old. Six months of experience as a pool lifeguard is preferred. Possess current nationally recognized certifications: Lifeguard training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent, Standard First Aid or equivalent. Ability to use and perform maintenance of pool equipment. Understanding of and the ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use equipment to take pool readings. Must be able to pass an initial and recurrent physical ability test. National and state background checks are required.