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Lifeguard II/III

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago
Updated: March 24th, 2022
Salary : $14.14 - $20.19 / hourly
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(907) 826-3275
Contact Name: City of Craig HR

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Summary

Lifeguard II

Under the general direction and supervision of the Aquatic Center Manager, the Lifeguard II ensures the safety of all pool patrons, enforces all City of Craig Aquatic Center rules and performs rescue procedures in the event of an emergency. They perform maintenance duties and other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Lifeguard II assumes the role of lead guard in the absence of the Pool Manager, Head Lifeguard or Lifeguard III.

 

Lifeguard III

Under the general direction and supervision of the Aquatic Center Manager, the Lifeguard III is expected to lifeguard for various swim sessions, provide safety services, perform cashier duties and give general direction to pool staff. Lifeguard III will teach swimming lessons and skills according to the American Red Cross requirements.

Responsibilities

Lifeguard II

  • Provides for the safety of the Craig Aquatic Center patrons by maintaining constant watch over pool activities and by enforcing pool rules and regulations.
    • Prevents problems by stopping swimmers from potentially dangerous activities.
    • Performs rescues.
    • Performs first aid.
    • Maintains knowledge and skills of emergency procedures, rescues, and first aid at test-ready level.
    • Reports all incidents and accidents using proper forms and procedures.
  • Contributes to the public’s entertainment and participation in pool programs by providing correct information on all aspects of swimming activities.
    • Answers questions accurately and provides information to patrons via phone and in person.
    • Is always respectful and welcoming to patrons, even in adverse situations.
  • Contributes to the cleanliness, maintenance, and operation of the Craig Aquatic Center facility.
    • May perform water tests as assigned.
    • Performs daily cleaning duties to a satisfactory level.
    • Assists in annual cleaning, repair, and maintenance of the pool facility.
    • Assists with office duties such as answering phones, making pool passes, using the cash register, and answering general questions from the public.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Lifeguard III

  • Provides lifeguarding services as directed.
  • Moves into/out of lifeguarding chair for lifeguarding services.
  • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with American Red Cross or other City of Craig
  • Provides quality customer service to the public through all forms of communication.
  • Maintains current knowledge about the facilities programs, classes, and rates.
  • Oversees safe operation of the pool facility including, but not limited to, ensuring all lifeguards are competent and familiar with all safety and emergency action plans.
  • Monitors and regulates pool and spa conditions for safe swimming and pool use in order to prevent accidents and minimize/eliminate hazardous conditions and situations in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Provides guidance and direction to pool staff and volunteers.
  • Responds quickly and effectively to all emergency situations in the water and other areas of the aquatic center facility.
  • Conducts walk-throughs of the facility to ensure cleanliness and safety.
  • Contributes to the general cleanliness, maintenance, and operation of the Craig Aquatic Center facility to a satisfactory level.
  • Performs water tests as assigned
  • Assists in annual cleaning, repair, and maintenance of the aquatic center facility.
  • Shall be available to answer questions, fill in as needed, and respond to emergencies.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Lifeguard II

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Must maintain a level of physical fitness necessary to perform job functions.
  • Must attend all staff meetings and in-service training sessions.
  • Lifeguard II will take over emergency/first aid or blood/bodily fluid cleanup when on duty with a Lifeguard I who is under the age of 18.
  • All Lifeguards are expected to wear the uniform provided to them and arrive at the workplace on days expected in a timely manner.
  • The person holding this position must poses leadership qualities and quick decision-making skills.Certifications Must possess the following valid certifications; all certifications must remain current for the duration of employment. City of Craig Aquatic Center will certify qualified individual.
    • American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid CPR/AED
    • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)preferred (Not required)
    • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) preferred (Not Required)

Lifeguard III

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • The Lifeguard III must have a minimum of two (2) years experience lifeguarding.
  • The Lifeguard III must be a self-motivated employee and able to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to swim 300 yards without stopping; ability to swim 50 yards and retrieve a ten (10 pound) brick from the deep end of the pool in less than 1 minute, 40 seco
  • Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet applications and Microsoft Publisher are preferred.
  • CertificationsMust possess the following valid certifications; all certifications must remain current for the duration of employment:
    • American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid CPR/AED
    • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)(Preferred)
    • Certified Pool Operator preferred, or the ability to acquire certification within six (6) months of hir
      • Note: City of Craig will provide opportunity for training/taking exam for CPO certification; this position will need to acquire and maintain a valid CPO certification throughout duration of employment with City of Craig.

Education and/or Experience

Lifeguard II

  • 18 years of age or older.

Lifeguard III

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • The Lifeguard III must have a minimum of two (2) years experience lifeguarding.

Benefits

  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Public Employee Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Savings)
  • Educational/Training Assistance