Overall Job Objective Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of the swimming pool environment and must closely monitor and potentially rescue swimmers. Applicants must be at least 15 years of age, strong communication skills; demonstrate mature judgment and be in good physical condition. All potential lifeguards will be subject to water skills assessment. Duties & Responsibilities Project and promote a professional image. Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies, and procedures to patrons. Rescue swimmers in need of assistance. Demonstrate proper rescue techniques, including but not limited to, swimming rescues, First Aid, and CPR. Administer emergency care to patrons in need of assistance. Monitor activities of patrons in the water and on deck and minimized the possibility of patron injury. Conduct routine chemical test of the water on an hourly basis. Keep accurate records of incident reports, maintenance, and chemical testing. Perform routine facility cleaning Perform basic front office and customer service duties Keep all certification current. Effectively supervise the swimming area from an elevated Lifeguard chair. Attend all in service trainings. Keep physically fit in order to perform the job effectively. Qualifications Lifeguards must possess or be able to complete training to acquire: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent training) American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training) All lifeguards are required to perform the following performance test prior to employment and may be tested at any time throughout their employment. Performance tests are as follows: Swim 300 yards nonstop, Tread water , Surface Dive to the deepest part of the pool, and perform Lifesaving scenarios. Supplemental Information Training and certification can be provided in house to the appropriate candidate.SDL2017 Associated topics: arts, county, director, evangelism, lifeguard, program, residential, school, worship, youth
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