Seasonal Lifeguard, Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Job location: Winston Salem, NC
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-04-30
- Additional documentation must be added at the bottom of the third screen under the "My Experience."
- Internal candidates must apply via the internal career portal. Do not proceed with your application from this website.
- DO NOT complete the application without the required attachments as you will be unable to edit your application.
- Maintains constant surveillance of the pool area.
- Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with museum policies and procedures.
- Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.
- Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving and departing from each shift.
- Wears proper lifeguard uniform
- Never leaves the pool unattended; remains alert and focused on the pool area while on duty.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Minimum age of 16. Must acquire a work permit if under the age of 18. 1-2 years of lifeguard experience.
- Current or ability to obtain American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification before position commencement.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
- Ability to organize workflow and coordinate activities.
- Ability to maintain effective customer relations.
- Pre-Employment Testing of lifeguarding knowledge and skills:
- Individuals certified through the American Red Cross Lifeguard are subject to skill demonstrations
- Individuals seeking certification must demonstrate proficiency in all of the American Red Cross Lifeguard prerequisite skills
- Prerequisites: swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for 2 minutes without hands, and complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds
- Physical Requirements: Ability to pass lifeguard water test; ability to remain alert; ability to sit or stand for extended periods; adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals; ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision; ability to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue; ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and loud situations.