Part-Time Lead Lifeguard

Miami, FL
Mar 10, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Part-Time Lead Lifeguard
Job ID 997182
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Staff

$9.18 - Flat Rate
Aquatic Center
Reports To
Aquatic and Fitness Center Manager
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Part-Time Lead Lifeguard works under the direction of the Pool Manager the incumbent assist with the operations and maintenance of the college swimming pool (Olympic-size with a diving well).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads three or more lifeguards in the performance of lifeguard and related swimming facility duties.
  • Assists pool manager in pool procedures; collects water samples for tests; checks temperature of water and amounts of chlorine, bromine and acid in water.
  • Uses a variety of techniques such as artificial respiration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid.
  • Maintains first aid and EMS supplies and trains others in proper use.
  • Maintains order and discipline among swimmers and other persons/students at the College swimming pool or in the area.
  • Enforces rules and regulations applicable to swimming area.
  • Maintains general appearance and cleanliness of swimming pool or area when able to do so without distraction from lifeguarding.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • The equivalent of two-year experience as a lifeguard or swimming instructor
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must be certified as a lifeguard by a nationally recognized certifying agency, such as the America Red Cross, YMCA, Boy Scouts of America
  • Must be certified in CPO (Certified Pool Operator) or AFO (Aquatic Facility Operator)
  • Must be certified in standard first aid by a nationally recognized certifying agency
  • Must be certified in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) by a nationally recognized certifying agency
  • Must pass a physical performance examination, which includes swimming 500 meters in flat water in 10 minutes or less, and swimming 25 meters with a rescue tube to an active victim and towing Knowledge of approved water rescue methods and specific first aid techniques as applied to accidents in the water and surrounding areas.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to learn rules and regulations relating to swimming pool and area activities rapidly and to exercise tact, firmness, and good judgment in enforcing such rules and regulations.
  • Ability to prevent dangerous situations from arising, to recognize emergencies, and to take effective action.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff.


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