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Lifeguard

City of Forest Park


Listing Summary

Department: RECREATION CENTER
Job Status: Part-Time
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
Details: The hiring rate for this position is 13.08 per hour 

 

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of this classification is to enforce pool rules and regulations and monitor pool use for the safety of the general public.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

· Provide proper surveillance of facility and patrons.

· Enforce all Aquatic Center policies, rules, and regulations.

· Identify hazardous conditions and eliminate or minimize them to ensure safety.

· Recognize and respond effectively to incidents and emergencies.

· Provide proper emergency care (first aid/resuscitation/CPR/AED) when necessary.

· Report unsafe/unsatisfactory conditions and behaviors to the supervisor.

· Maintain a clean, neat, and organized pool area.

· Test water and complete chemical log records.

· Teach quality swim lessons in accordance with current American Red Cross standards and guidelines.

· Be prepared and organized when teaching swim lessons.

· Maintain a safe and controlled class environment when teaching.

· Interact in a positive and effective manner with the parents of young program participants.

· Properly complete assigned records and reports and submit them within the required time frame.

· Work nights and weekends.

· Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

Applicant must be at least (16) years of age. (1) year experience in the aquatic field.

Special Qualifications:

Must possess a current certification in American Red Cross training, Water Safety and CPR. Must have experience with CivicRec or equivalent recreation program system.          

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·  Ability to work at indoor and outdoor pools.

·  Ability to effectively communicate with staff and patrons.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work is medium which requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. 

 

· Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.

· Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.

· Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.

· Visual Acuity: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work may be performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, or rude/irate customers.

Listing ends on:

4/24/2021