Part-Time Lead Lifeguard
Job Title Part-Time Lead Lifeguard
Job ID 997182
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
STAFF - Support Staff
$9.18 - Flat Rate
Aquatic and Fitness Center Manager
Open Until Filled
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.
- 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.