$14.44 - $17.56 per hour
This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close
without prior notice.
Prompt application is encouraged.
Under supervision, performs varied lifesaving and accident
prevention services at the Community Pool. Ensures the safety of
patrons in and around the pool by providing constant surveillance
of participants. Responsible for assisting and recruiting swimmers.
Monitors swimmers, enforces safety rules, and responds to
emergencies quickly and appropriately. Provides emergency medical
care until emergency officials arrive. Maintains cleanliness of the
pool area and decks and ensures all hazards are removed. Completes
safety reports and records as required and ensures positive
relations are maintained with the public.
Candidates advancing past the initial application screening
process will be invited to participate in a pass/no pass swim
assessment in order to demonstrate the ability to swim 500 yards in
ten minutes or less.
Individual will work 20 hours per week (not to exceed 980 hours
in a fiscal year).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:
Assumes responsibility for the effective performance of
* Ensures swimmers are well supervised in the pool and on decks
through constant surveillance. * Enforces rules and regulations.
Reports safety problems and hazards to appropriate personnel. *
Performs water rescues and provides first aid and CPR as necessary.
* Prepares records, accident reports, and other administrative
paperwork. Completes first aid forms and makes notes of water
rescues performed during shift. * Maintains pool area by putting in
and taking out lane lines, cleaning decks, covering and uncovering
the pool, and cleaning drains. Removes unnecessary equipment from
the pool area. * Checks pool chemicals to determine appropriate
levels as needed. * Maintains lifeguard equipment. * Swim
instruction for middle school, private-semi-private and group
Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining positive
relations with patrons.
* Respond to public inquiries relating to programs and provide
safety information to patrons. * Constantly stays alert and
attentive while on duty. * Tactfully handles safety violators. *
Maintains a professional appearance.
Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining
effective working relations with area personnel and with
* Assists other Lifeguards and area personnel as necessary.
Stays aware of other Lifeguard chairs and areas of responsibility.
* Keeps management well informed of pool maintenance needs, area
activities and of any significant problems. * Attends all staff
meetings and in-service training sessions.
Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or
* Stays current in all required safety certifications. * Ensures
work areas are clean, secure, and well maintained. * Completes
special projects as assigned.
Attendance and report to work on time.
Perform other related duties as required.
* Patrons are provided a safe and well monitored pool area.
Established rules and regulations are enforced. * Swimmers are
appropriately supervised. * Pool and decks are clean and well
maintained. Closing procedures are completed properly. * Positive
relations exist with other employees, management, and patrons. *
Lifeguard certification is kept current. First aid and rescue
skills are effectively utilized. * Required paperwork is completed
accurately and in a timely manner.
* Current American Red Cross CPR and American Red Cross First
Aid, and American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Instructor
Certification or ability to obtain the certification within thirty
(30) days of hire. * Water Safety Instructor Certificate or ability
to obtain the certification within thirty (30) days of hire. *
Background in Aquatics ARC Lifeguard Certification
* Working knowledge of lifesaving techniques including backboard
rescue, first aid and CPR. * Understanding of Company policies and
procedures and all applicable safety regulations. * Applicable City
and State Codes and regulations. * Use, care and maintenance of
* Prior on-site lifeguard or related experience preferred. *
Able to pass the swim test of 500 yards in ten minutes or less *
Possess and have the ability to obtain American Red Cross Lifeguard
Certification. * Applicants must be at least 17 years old.
* All City lifeguards are required to wear approved lifeguard
uniform when on duty.
* Strong swimming and lifesaving abilities. * Ability to work
with a team. * Problem solving skills and organizational skills. *
Alert, attentive, and responsible. * Instruct aquatic related
programs * Interact and related effectively with those contacted in
the course of work and interact effectively with the public. *
Respond to emergency situations in a rapid and effective manner. *
Successful completion of required health and drug screen and
training program. * Communicate clearly and concisely. * Bilingual
Spanish/English preferred but not required. * Interact and related
effectively with those contacted in the course of work and interact
effectively with the public. * Respond to emergency situations in a
rapid and effective manner. * Successful completion of required
health and drug screen and training program. * Communicate clearly
and concisely. * Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not