Head Lifeguard

City of Ballwin in Ballwin, MO

  • Type: Full Time
position filled

DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation

SUPERVISOR: Aquatic Managers / Outdoor Pool Managers

SALARY: Starting Salary $10.00 per hour Indoor/Outdoor

LOCATION: The Pointe at Ballwin Commons and North Pointe Aquatic Center

MINIMUM AGE: 17 years

JOB SUMMARY: To be responsible for the operation of the aquatic facility and the supervision of its employees in absence of the Aquatic Managers / Outdoor Pool Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Report directly to the Aquatic Manager/Aquatic Specialist/Outdoor Pool Managers.
  • Act as supervisor in charge when assigned; supervise staff, enforce staff policies, and present yourself professionally.
  • Provide a safe and sanitary aquatic environment for the public.
  • Follow American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Oxygen Administration, first aid, and established emergency action plan procedures developed by the department in the event of an emergency.
  • Responsible for enforcing rules and regulations governing the conduct of pool patrons and staff.
  • Project a professional and healthy image through dress, behavior and attitude.
  • Responsible for daily operations, including opening and closing of the facility.
  • Assist in the supervision of swim lessons, water aerobics, team meets, special events and programs.
  • Maintain daily sign-in sheets, Incident/Accident reports, and pool chemistry reports while supervising.
    Assist in the management of in-service trainings as needed.
  • Attendance of mandatory monthly in-service trainings (2 hrs. per month off peak / 4 hrs. per month peak).
    Attend Head Guard meetings when scheduled.
  • Oversee the daily cleaning of the pool, offices, shower rooms, concession area, deck, and grounds.
  • Handle staff grievances and discipline. Report such cases to the Aquatic Manager via write-up forms.
  • Respond to all patron needs in a courteous manner and report comments/complaints to the Aquatic Manager.
  • Lifeguard pool functions as required.
  • Provide proper communications with staff and management in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assist with the City of Ballwin Parks & Recreation programs and events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • General knowledge of pool maintenance, chemicals and policies.
  • Ability to act quickly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records of daily operations.
  • Must possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Preventing Disease Transmission, and Waterpark Lifeguarding.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. objects.
  • Maintain a professional and mature attitude toward responsibilities, fellow staff and patrons.
  • Work effectively with supervisors, co-workers and the public.
  • Must be flexible to work mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.


UNIFORM & EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM THE JOB:

Staff shirt, approved shorts/skirts, walkie talkies, sunglasses, hat/visor, sunscreen, rescue tube, resuscitation mask, oxygen tank, automated external defibrillation, backboard, pool vacuum and cleaning supplies

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Two years lifeguard experience.
  • Posses a valid American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification, including CPR/AED, Preventing Disease Transmission, and Waterpark.

PREFERED CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certificate preferred.
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred.

APPLICATIONS:

Applications may be obtained from the Human Resources Department at Ballwin City Hall or The Pointe at Ballwin Commons front desk.

APPLICANT CERTIFICATION:

I have read and understand the essential functions of the job for which I am applying. I can meet these requirements with or without reasonable accommodations.

Signature: ___________________________ Date: ______________



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