Beach Lifeguard Job Description Sample
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Surveillance of the pool area.
Knowledge of all emergency procedures and respond to emergencies immediately.
Keep the pool and pool areas clean and clear of any potential hazards, and the must be attended at all times.
The Y provides lap swim, open swim, swim lessons, water exercise classes, and adaptive swim time for the disabled and handicap weekly. Each year over 5,000 youth learn the vital life skill of swimming. The Fercho Y pool has been the home of the FM Gators swim team for over 50 years.
The YMCA is the nation's leading nonprofit organization and is committed to strengthening communities through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. The Y offers more than just a job - we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community.
Lifeguard Pay & Benefits:
- $10.80/hour (Additional pay possible with related education and/or experience.)
- Flexible Lifeguard shifts available between:
- 8:00pm Saturday & Sunday
Please see our website for Employee Benefit details for Part Time Employees (15 - 29 hours/week) and Casual Employees (1 - 14 hours/week).
Some benefits are:
Free Individual YMCA Membership.
Discounts on many YMCA Services and Programs such as CPR/First Aid, Massages, Personal Trainers, etc.
At least 15 years old
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
Not a Certified Lifeguard? Get Certified at the YMCA!
Attend a YMCA Lifeguard Certification/Re-certification Course at the YMCA.
Pass the Lifeguard Course.
The Lifeguard course includes First Aid & CPR.
If you are hired and commit to stay at the YMCA for at least 3 months, the YMCA will pay you 1/2 of the cost of your YMCA Lifeguard Course cost after your 1st paycheck!
The YMCA will train you!
We invite you to join us in this amazing work to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and to discover a career that is more than just a job.
The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties conducts a pre-employment background check on all employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Requirements and Competencies
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be able to complete and pass all training for American Red Cross Water Park Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid, AED, and general operations procedures
Must be able to pass initial and quarterly swim tests and regular in-service and safety audits
Must be able to maintain composure in stressful situations, multitask, make quick decisions, troubleshoot problems with training, and adapt to changes in a fast-paced work environment
Must be able to understand and enforce ride/safety policies
Must be able to identify, respond to, and extract a distressed individual
Must be able to communicate effectively with ambassadors, guests and leadership
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be comfortable with completing all cleaning duties, including use of cleaning chemicals
Must be able to work in/around water for entire shift
Must be comfortable with heights and diving into water from heights of up to 6 feet
Must be able to dive to depths of 13 feet (Discovery Cove); or 7 feet (Aquatica)
Must be able to repetitively climb on ladders, uneven surfaces or towers up to 77 feet tall
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Must be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds with assistance
Must be able to stand for entire shift, often on uneven surfaces
Must be able to bend, reach, twist, and turn with complete flexibility
Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision
Must be able to work in a team environment
Must be comfortable working around animals
Must be able to walk/run in sand
Must be able to work in all weather conditions
Must be available to work varying shifts/hours based on business need, to include opening, mid-, and closing shifts; nights, weekends, and holidays; 10-hour shifts
Previous lifeguard experience preferred
Communicate with guests and implement park safety guidelines
Monitor all park waterways and respond to guests in distress
Provide exceptional guest service by greeting and interacting with guests, answering questions and resolving guest issues
Maintain cleanliness of all assigned areas including gear and trash removal, wiping down and organizing beach furniture, and other cleaning duties as needed
Rake, sift and sweep sand; skim water for leaves
Help distribute wristbands (Aquatica only)
Perform other duties as assigned
Nature of Work
Monitor activities and ensure the safety of patrons at aquatic facilities.
Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, shift work and working extended hours to meet work requirements, and responding to customer issues. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.
Position performs twenty (20) percent inside and eighty (80) percent outside in pool facilities with exposure to all types of weather conditions. Frequent exposure to sun, heat, noise, chemical and mechanical hazards, dust, and pollen. Occasional exposure to electrical hazards, fumes, odors, gases and poor ventilation. Moderately physical work with frequent climbing, crouching and pushing/pulling up to thirty (30) pounds for a distance of thirty (30) meters twice a day. Lifting up to fifty (50) pounds from floor level and carrying thirty (30) feet three (3) times a day. Ability to lift arms above shoulder level. Sufficient clarity of speech, hearing, or other communication capabilities, vision or other powers of observation, manual dexterity, and personal mobility and physical reflexes sufficient to effectively and efficiently perform essential job functions.
Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.
FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
This posting will be used to fill several contract, non-exempt positions but may be used to fill multiple vacancies to include positions that are regular, or contract and may be full-time. part-time, or temporary.
Duties and Responsibilities
Patrols and monitors aquatic areas, facilities, and the activities of participants to prevent accidents; communicates and enforces rules and regulations regarding unsafe actions, areas, and state health codes to promote safety of all participants.
Responds to emergency situations to rescue patrons in physical distress, administers first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as required and necessary.
Prepares lesson plans, organizes, and conducts beginning and advanced level swim classes for individuals of all ages in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations in areas such as lifesaving, swimming, and diving to meet established goals regarding aquatic and recreational programming.
Conducts and distributes survey material on related programs to participants to assess program satisfaction.
Prepares and presents various special and recurring reports, forms, and logs to provide consistent, accurate, and timely information to appropriate staff.
Makes recommendations in program placement and participates in special events to facilitate participant engagement and effective use of available resources.
Oversees and monitors the maintenance, condition, and safety of facilities and equipment to ensure proper operations and report issues of concern to appropriate staff.
Ensures necessary supplies and equipment are available and in proper condition for use.
No specific educational requirement. Swimming proficiency is required and must be demonstrated. Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age at the time of hire for temporary positions; first consideration will be given to those that are eighteen (18) years of age or older. (Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to be hired for full-time, or part-time, regular positions in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.)
A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Classes in basic chemistry, and water safety instructor training may be preferred.
Lifeguard training, Standard First Aid, and CPR certification must be obtained within two (2) weeks of hire date.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable Knowledge of: principles, practices, and techniques of effective lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR techniques; occupational and environmental safety and health hazards, and safety practices and procedures; relevant equipment, systems, policies, and procedures to promote effective operations for the protection of people, data, property, and the organization; effective customer service, communication, and techniques for appropriate interaction with staff and patrons; records management principles and record keeping practices; modern office equipment, business and personal computers, business office software applications, and report generation; City organization, operations, policies and procedures to effectively perform the required functions and duties of the position.
Ability to: maintain constant alertness and effectively respond to emergency situations; assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands to meet deadlines and provide timely and effective customer service; ensure appropriate levels of customer service to achieve expectations and meet objectives; read, understand, and assure compliance with a variety of policies, procedures, rules, and regulations governing related activities, programs, and functions; safely operate related facility and pool tools and equipment; firmly and impartially communicate, advise, and enforce facility and program rules and regulations; compile applicable information and maintain accurate records; communicate appropriately and effectively in verbal and written forms; prepare and present accurate and reliable documentation and reports; review documents and extract relevant information; establish and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with employees and the public; operate standard office equipment and timely and accurately enter data using a personal computer with basic and specialized software applications; present a positive image; take initiative and exercise sound independent judgment within established procedural guidelines to ensure achievement of goals and objectives.
Skills in: techniques of effective observation and attention to detail to effectively monitor patrons and facility conditions; the application of lifesaving techniques and swimming; efficient and effective use of related equipment, tools, and techniques required to successfully perform the functions of the position; maintaining complete and accurate records; performing basic reading, writing and mathematical calculations; using independent judgment and personal initiative; operating a personal computer with installed generic and specialized software; assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands to meet established goals.
Please note: Employment dates for this position are from May to August, possibly September. Although this recruitment has multiple-cutoffs, only one application needs to be submitted. If duplicate applications are submitted, only one application will be accepted.
To supervise the pool, water, decks, and ancillary areas of an aquatic facility; insure safety through accident prevention, first aid, and rescue techniques as prescribed by the Red Cross; enforce rules and regulations, prevent accidents, and render and effect swimming rescues; instruct and supervise aquatic activities.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Direct supervision is provided by a Pool Manager. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintain constant surveillance as assigned to safeguard swimmers from drowning and other accidents.
Rescue and resuscitate drowning persons.
Rescue and aid persons affected by life threatening injuries.
Maintain discipline and safeguard and regulate the conduct of patrons in order to prevent accidents and drowning by enforcing pertinent rules and regulations.
Render care in the latest American Red Cross techniques in water safety, lifeguarding, first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.) to persons in need of assistance.
Direct and instruct water oriented classes according to American Red Cross standards and procedures.
Write lesson plans as prescribed by the Red Cross and assist in the planning, promoting, and organizing of programs.
Maintain records and reports.
Perform maintenance related duties as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Current and preventative lifeguarding techniques.
Rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
Swimming rescue techniques, C.P.R., and first aid.
Instruction techniques and materials related to aquatic activities.
Swim with proficiency and endurance.
Prevent accidents and effect rescues.
Enforce the rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
Perform swimming rescues, C.P.R., and first aid.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the public.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Prepare, read, and write various reports.
Instruct students in a variety of aquatic oriented skill level classes.
Must be 16 years of age at time of appointment.
Possession of a current course completion certificate as required by current Federal, State, and Local law.
Completion of the Hepatitis B vaccination series is desirable.
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox.
1.Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline (Open/Continuous);
Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.
Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:
If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the "Work Experience" section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).
If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section.
Supplemental documents such as resume, cover letter, and proof of education are highly preferred and recommended at the time of application submission. Documents should be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as attachment(s) via online with the employment application, emailed to email@example.com, FAX to (196) 596-1556, or by mail. If submitting in person, by mail or via FAX, please include your name and Recruitment #009013-19-YPCE-3 on your documents.
2.Supplemental Questionnaire: (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline;
Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted.
Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.
A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire.
3.Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)– Human Resources will forward employment applications of individuals who submitted all the required documents (i.e. City of Sacramento Application and Supplemental Questionnaire) to the hiring department.
4.Proof of Certification: Proof of current certification (or enrollment) in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, as attachment(s) via online with employment application, or via FAX to (916) 596-1556, or by mail before you will be considered for any positions. If submitting in person or via FAX, please include your name and Recruitment #009013-19-YPCE-3 on your documents.
5.Hiring Interview: Those candidates determined to be the MOST QUALIFIED will be invited to participate in an interview process coordinated by the hiring department. There will be no eligible list established, as positions will be seasonal and/or part-time. A hiring interview is not guaranteed.
6.Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer or hire, the candidates will go through the process of certification, finger print/background clearance and medical clearance.
For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:
Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/Home/ApplicationGuide for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the application process.
For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Application Support at 855-524-5627.
Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities;
Send an email to email@example.com;
Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or
Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.
The Lifeguard oversees the aquatic complex, ensuring the safety of members and guests in the swimming area. This position reports to the Wellness Director.
Ensure the "Trilogy Experience" for members and guests by modeling and maintaining the standards set in the Trilogy 10 and adhering to BlueStar Resort & Golf (BSRG) and facility policies.
Help ensure the pool area is only accessed by members and guests, and is safe and secure at all times.
Monitor activities in the pool and surrounding area to maintain order and prevent accidents.
Report any unsafe or inappropriate situations to a supervisor.
Inspect facilities for cleanliness; complete general pool cleaning and maintenance duties.
Assure emergency equipment (rescue tubes, backboard, signs, and other equipment) is in working order and available at all times.
Caution swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforce pool rules and regulations.
Administer first aid.
Rescue swimmers in distress or in danger of drowning, following the Club's emergency action plan and established procedures.
Perform lifesaving procedures, like CPR, when necessary.
Test the chlorine content and pH value of water, using the water testing kit; record daily readings.
Complete required paperwork.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
Must be highly customer oriented and responsive with high need for closure.
Able to work under pressure and balance multiple priorities and assignments.
Strong team-building skills including the ability to lead, cooperate, and motivate.
Must be role model and able to live our BlueStar core values:
Honesty and Integrity
Respect for the Individual
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS:
High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
One to three months' of related customer service preferred.
Must have current lifeguard training and be a skilled swimmer.
Current First Aid, CPR/AED certification, and other safety certifications, as required by the Club.
Aqua group fitness certification a plus.
Knowledge of swimming pool sanitation and chlorination systems, and pool equipment and maintenance.
Knowledge of lifesaving methods and procedures; ability to perform rescue actions and administer first aid.
Knowledge of rules and regulations governing conduct of the public at pools.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memorandums.
Ability to communicate positively and effectively with team members and supervisors about job tasks and responsibilities.
Ability to maintain a mature presence and speak assertively to pool patrons when necessary.
Ability to respond quickly and confidently, while keeping calm in emergencies.
Desire to contribute to a productive work environment by maintaining a positive attitude with team members and the public.
Must be self-motivated, follow direction, and able to work independently with little supervision.
Must demonstrate initiative with an ability to think and act quickly, making independent decisions based on sound judgment.
Must be able to pay attention to multiple details and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where continuous improvement is expected.
This position requires a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends.
This position is performed in the pool area, with exposure to weather conditions and occasionally native wildlife. There may be exposure to chemicals and fumes. The noise level in the work environment is sometimes moderate, but often noisy, with crowds of people in the pool.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see and hear, speak clearly and give directions which can be heard over noise from people and play in the pool. This position requires being alert and focused while sitting for most of a work shift, standing and walking, bending, using hands to fingers, touching and holding, and reaching with hands and arms. The position requires strength and the ability to lift and/or push or pull items weighing up to 50-100 pounds. Dependable vision is critical to this position, including close and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
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The Pool Lifeguard is an integral part of the development and promotion of the exciting changes at Tropicana Las Vegas.
Carry out all duties assigned by the Swimming Pool Manager and Lead Lifeguard ·
Perform First Aid and CPR when called upon
Watch the assigned area in rotation to prevent accidents and injuries.
Aid the pool manager and assistant manager in every way necessary to keep the pool facility running smoothly
Remind guest of pool rules when necessary in a polite, firm manner, and contact management if necessary.
Communicate with other lifeguards and supervisors.
To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work without supervision
Able to work flexible schedule and weekend
Able to understand and communicate well in English.
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Provide a safe and fun pool experience by enforcing pool guidelines, assisting members, guests, and prospects, and following all policies and procedures
Deliver the ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time
Safeguard pool areas and enforce rules and regulations in a professional manner
Maintain a clean and safe environment
Be aware of pool and surrounding area at all times
Greet all members, guests, and visitors as they enter pool area
Rescue patrons and perform appropriate follow-up procedures, including proper use of first aid equipment
Test water quality in pools, adjust chemicals as needed, and maintain records
Maintain the pool, pool deck, area, and pump room
Assist in equipment maintenance and promptly report any breakdowns or other problems
Address all questions or comments from members and guests, making referrals as needed
Enforce the aquatics schedule in a professional manner
Perform patron and/or youth swimming tests to assess ability to swim independently
Complete all necessary paperwork
Attend all required meetings and trainings
Understand and follow employee standards of conduct and ethics
Understand and uphold club building, facilities, service, program, and emergency procedures
Complete all in-house staff training as assigned
Assume other duties as assigned
Work early morning, evening, and weekend hours as necessary
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills
Excellent listening skills
Ability to motivate and nurture others
Strong work ethic that includes punctuality, organization, and attention to detail
Ability to maintain a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude
Outwardly facing professional appearance
Confidence and desire to create new relationships quickly
Ability to quickly acquire and apply new knowledge and skills
Willingness to work flexible hours
Demonstrated swimming and rescue skills
Demonstrated knowledge of first-aid practices and techniques
Knowledge of swimming pool operations
Required Experience, Education & Certifications:
Current lifeguarding certification, including professional rescue required
Current pool operator's certification preferred
Six months' experience in an aquatics setting preferred
Current CPR/AED certification required
Physical Activities, Requirements, Visual Acuity & Working Conditions:
Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).
The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
All US Fitness team members receive:
Complimentary Membership and Guest Privileges
Discounts on Personal Training, Mind&Body, Aquatics, and Kids Programs
Discounts on Serenity Day Spa Services and all apparel
Employee Referral Bonus
In-house Continuing Education Credits and CEC Reimbursement
Additional Full Time Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits and Group Life Insurance Benefits
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
US FITNESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
US Fitness is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all hiring and employment practices strictly in accordance with applicable employment discrimination laws and regulations. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is illegal. The Company does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, protected veteran status, status as a uniformed service member under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act ("uniformed service member status"), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other categories defined by federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the LAW
Reasonable Accommodations:If you have an inquiry about an application or have a physical and/or mental disability and need special accommodations applying for a job using our online application system, please call 703-740-9009 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Relocation:Candidates outside of the specified area are welcome to apply but if selected for an interview, they must be willing to travel at own cost. Relocation assistance is not offered.
Lifeguard (Part Time)
The County of Volusia is seeking Seasonal Lifeguards for the Beach Safety Division. This is an unclassified position located at various beach locations throughout Volusia County, and will be responsible for providing skilled beach safety work in preventing injuries or deaths in a County swimming area.
Note: Lifeguard is a seasonal, part-time, temporary appointment.
Click here for more information on the Seasonal Summer Lifeguard program.
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
Maintains order and discipline among swimmers and other persons at an assigned County swimming area.
Rescues swimmers in distress.
Applies resuscitation and administers medical aid when necessary.
Assists in maintaining general appearance and cleanliness in area when able to do so without distraction from lifesaving.
Reports Habitat Conservation Zone violations in area when able to do so without distraction from lifesaving.
Must be willing to relocate to other county locations based on operational needs.
Must adhere to Federal, State, and Local ordinances.
Performs other duties as assigned.
NOTE: This position is posted on a continuous basis and may close without notice.
Successful completion of recruit class held by Volusia County Beach Safety. Certified as an Emergency Medical Responder/First Responder at the time of hire. Must meet all physical and performance requirements established by the County. Must annually or at the request of the Beach Safety Director meet the physical ability requirement of a 500-meter swim of a measured course in under ten (10) minutes. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire.
Applicant must be at least 16 years old on or before June 1, 2019.
Note: A social security card is required for payroll purposes.
Note: Must pass required background check (criminal history, physical, TB and drug screen).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of approved water rescue methods and specific medical aid techniques.
Able to rapidly learn rules and regulations relating to park and beach activities. Able to exercise tact, firmness, and good judgment in enforcing such rules and regulations. Able to prevent dangerous situations from arising, to recognize emergencies and to take effective action.
Skill in surf swimming, lifesaving and medical aid.
Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Able to work under stressful conditions.
Able to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based on operational needs.
Physical Demands: Very heavy work – Ability to exert 100 lbs of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 lbs of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs constantly to move objects. Hearing, seeing (close up & distance), standing, sitting, shouting, waving arms, running in sand & water, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching and feeling. Ability to swim. and visual acuity (peripheral vision, depth perception, color acuity) to operate motorized vehicles.
Mental Demands: Concentration on surf. Decisions on proper rescue and treatment.
Environmental Demands: Ability to work in direct sunshine, wind, salt air & saltwater. Ability to tolerate inclement weather including rain, heat, humidity and cold. Exposure to adverse ocean conditions including water temperatures as low as fifty degrees.
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Basic Function Benefits Supplemental Questions
Work hours varies 10-40 hours a week and include weekdays and weekends.
Angle Lake opens 12:00 p.m.--8:00 p.m.
Under the supervision of the Beach Manager or Assistant Beach Manager, this seasonal position monitors public activities; ensures patron safety; and, maintains equipment and grounds at Angle Lake beach.
Monitor aquatic activities at Angle Lake beach; ensure activities are proper and appropriate.
Provide a safe environment for public; supervise swimmers; render assistance and first-aid to accident and injury victims; rescue persons in distress; maintain order and discipline.
Maintain aquatic equipment in good working order; ensure beach is kept neat, clean and litter free.
Provide information to the public concerning aquatic program policies, regulations and schedules; answer participant inquiries in-person and over the telephone.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Graduation from High School or current student in good academic standing.
A minimum of Sixteen (16) years of age.
Experience as a lifeguard preferred.
A combination of experience and training that provides the candidate with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid training certificate.
Current American Red Cross CPR and AED for the professional rescuer training certificate or
YMCA USA Lifeguard Certificate
HOW TO APPLY:
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to complete the following:
- an online application
- submit a resume
- cover letter addressing how you meet or exceed the required education and experience
Do you have a passion for aquatics and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for a safety minded Lifeguard who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help to oversee our state-of-the-art recreational and lap pools, both indoors and out. A typical day for a Lifeguard could include:
Monitoring the pool deck during morning lap swim
Assisting with aquatics events like Dive in Movies & Poolapalooza
Maintaining safety on water slides
Duties & Responsibilities
Greets, acknowledges, and interacts with Members
Immediately rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid
Ensures swimmers are aware of potentially dangerous swim areas and activities
Conducts swim breaks as required
Promotes Life Time Swim classes and recommends appropriate class levels to members
Quickly and efficiently responds to Member questions, comments, and concerns
Keeps the pool area clean and orderly to ensure the safety of the Members
Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse relating to youth
Education & Experience
- Working towards a high school diploma or GED
- Six months customer service experience preferred
Licenses / Certifications / Registrations
- Lifeguard and First Aid certified
- CPR/AED certification required within the first 3 months of hire
All Life Time Team Members receive:
Complimentary Life Time membership
Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services
Additional Full Time Benefits
Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan
401(k) Retirement Plan
Industry-leading Education and Training
Flexible Spending Account Dependent (day) Care Account
- Hourly Wage
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