Lifeguard

Job | Posted 4 months ago
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Non-Instructional Support

Description

Qualifications:                      

  • Must be able to obtain and hold valid certification in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding, and First Aid
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in a variety of temperature ranges
  • Must be able to demonstrate all American Red Cross certification skills upon request
  • At least one or more years working as a lifeguard preferred
 
Fair Labor Standards Act Status:  Non-Exempt
 
Reports to:
Aquatics Director
Assistant Aquatics Director
 
Job Goal:                              
To properly scan for and respond to all types of aquatic emergencies and to provide as safe an environment for patrons and staff as possible
 
Performance Responsibilities:
Respond quickly and properly to all emergency situations according to American Red Cross guidelines:
  • Be able to demonstrate all American Red Cross certification skills upon request
  • Ensure all rescue/incident reports are properly completed after an incident
  • Inform the Director/Assistant Director of all rescues/incidents
  • Know and practice the Emergency Action Plan (EAP)
  • Report to work in a timely manner and be ready to start the shift on time
  • Attend one hour of in-service training per week
  • Attend all required staff meetings and full staff in-services
  • Must follow the dress code for a lifeguard
  • Know and enforce all facility rules
  • Be aware of the needs of the guard on-duty during “down time”

  • Remain in the building at all times
  • Be alert for a whistle call from the guard on duty
  • Be ready to respond to the on-duty lifeguard’s call for assistance

  • Keep current on all American Red Cross CPR, Lifeguard, and First Aid certifications
  • Perform any extra cleaning duties required by the supervisor while on “down time”
  • Remain in the office while on “down time”
  • Answer the phone politely
  • Answer any patron questions
  • Receive money from patrons wishing to use the facility
  • Sign up patrons for swim lessons
  • Alert the Director /Assistant Director of any concerns
  • Complete other duties as defined and assigned
 
Terms of Employment:        
The Lifeguard will be employed for twelve month positions.  The salary and work year will be established annually by the Board of Education.
 
Evaluation:
Performance of this job will be evaluated by the immediate supervisor, using the Henley Aquatic Center Staff Performance Based Evaluation.

Posted By

Independence School District

201 N Avenue , Independence, MO 64050
 

At the following locations

Henley Aquatic Center

201 N. Forest Ave. , Independence, MO 64050