|Department:||Sharon Johnston Park|
Job Title: Lifeguard
Job Code: 1108
Department: Sharon Johnston Park
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Reports to: Supervisor
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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
$8.00 - $9.00 per hour
Lead guard/Assistant pool manager = $10.00 per hour
MADISON COUNTY COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER