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Lifeguard
Summary
Title:Lifeguard
ID:1033
Department:Sharon Johnston Park
Job Type:Part-Time
Job Contact:jbarrett@madisoncountyal.gov
Description

POSITION INFORMATION

Job Title: Lifeguard

Job Code: 1108

Department: Sharon Johnston Park

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Supervisor

POSITION OVERVIEW

Ensures the safety of patrons, including but not limited to: preventing accidents, upholding rules, watching swimmers/patrons at all times. Performing other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Monitoring activities at the pool. Administer first aid and care as required by the professional rescuer. Follow facility emergency action plan. Complete injury reports. Respond quickly and professionally to emergencies. Be safety conscious on and off duty. Attend staff meeting and in-service training. Enforce and adhere to pool rules. Inspects facilities for general cleanliness and completes general cleaning duties. Provide information to patrons in a respectful and friendly manner.

Must be able to work weekdays, weeknights, weekends, holidays and split shifts.  Must have transportation to and from the park.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  1. Education

General education

  1. Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

Knowledge of proper use of lifeguard and pool equipment.

Knowledge of lifesaving methods and procedures, including first aid for the professional rescuer and standard resuscitation measures (CPR)

Knowledge of rules and regulations governing conduct of public at pools

Knowledge of swimming pool sanitation

Skilled in lifesaving techniques

Skilled in swimming

Ability to react quickly and calmly to an emergency

Ability to perform rescue actions, administer first aid and CPR

Ability to work in tandem with a team of lifeguards and pool staff

  1. Physical Requirements

Must be able to swim

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time

Must be able to communicate loudly and effectively

Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment physical and drug test

Condition of employment: Must attend a TEAM in-service training session. Must be able to successfully complete all skills at this mandatory training session. Date and time is set by the park director.

  1. Certifications or Licenses Required

Red Cross or equivalent adult and infant CPR certification and First Aid for the professional rescuer certification. Must complete and pass a lifeguard training class and hold a current lifeguard certification. CPR and lifeguard certificates must be on file prior to pool opening date.  Valid driver's license or permit.

SALARY

$8.00 - $9.00 per hour

Lead guard/Assistant pool manager = $10.00 per hour


MADISON COUNTY COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
 
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