Lifeguard - Recreation

South Carolina, USA Req #22
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

JOB SUMMARY

The Lifeguard ensures safety and welfare of the patrons utilizing the Town pool under general supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator/Recreation Specialist.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensures a safe pool facility.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with patrons of all age groups.

  • Performs cleaning of pool area and bathrooms each shift.

  • Performs decisively and remains calm in all emergency situations.

  • Performs water rescue, First Aid and CPR/AED for infants, children and adults.

  • Prepares neat and concise written reports when required.

  • Performs other related assigned duties.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High School diploma or its equivalent;

  • All lifeguards must hold current Lifeguard Training, D2L, First Aid and CPR-AED certifications from an accredited association, and satisfactorily pass a periodic skills test administered by the Aquatics Coordinator/Recreation Specialist;

  • Some experience is preferred.
     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the rules and procedures to ensure a safe pool facility;

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons of all age groups;

  • Ability to perform decisively and remain calm in all emergency situations.

  • Ability to successfully complete water rescue skills, First Aid and CPR/AED for infants, children and adults;

  • Ability to follow instructions effectively and to work with minimum supervision in a responsible manner;

  • Ability to readily accept directions from those in a supervisory capacity;

  • Ability to accept constructive feedback and to project good public relations;

  • Ability to prepare neat and concise written reports when required.

  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers and supervisors; to deal courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrate good judgment, tact and courtesy;

  • Ability to maintain good physical health.

To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $11.59
  • Required Education High School
  • South Carolina, USA