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13 Nov 2020

Part Time Bachman Indoor Pool Lifeguard

City of Dallas – Posted by AJN Dallas, Texas, United States

Job Description

Bachman Indoor Pool Lifeguard (Part-time, Year-Round)

$14.00 Hourly
Northwest Dallas, TX
Job Type
Temporary Part-time
Park & Recreation
Job Number
11/23/2020 11:59 PM Central
Position Purpose
Maintains a safe recreational swimming facility by preventing drowning and other injuries to patrons. As assigned, may lead the work of other lifeguards, provide swimming lessons and teach basic water safety at municipal swimming pools, or serve as the pool’s cashier.
Essential Functions
1. Plans swimming lessons, and instructs and evaluates participants enrolled in the Learn to Swim program at municipal swimming pools to provide swimming and water safety training.

2. Responds to emergency situations to ensure the safety of pool patrons and performs appropriate emergency and rescue techniques when necessary including cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid in an effective manner to ensure proper crisis management.

3. Assists with special events, swim meets, and other events including supervising special events to ensure such activities proceed in a safe manner.

4. Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports to ensure effective program evaluation.

5. Inspects pool equipment such as ladders, diving boards, and guard stands to maintain a safe facility.

6. Communicates with the general public regarding lessons and answers questions that might arise about services provided, swimming, and water safety.

7. Observes swimmers from guard stand or pool side and cautions swimmers of rule violations to enforce pool safety rules.

8. Provides scheduling of the lifeguard staff to ensure proper lifeguard coverage during pool operations.

9. Maintains records, documents water quality and chemical balance, reports injuries, accidents and assistance rendered to patrons to maintain proper files.

10. Cleans pool, pool area and restrooms and inspects pool equipment such as ladders, diving boards and guard stands to maintain a clean and safe facility.

11. Provides training to lifeguards to ensure proper response by lifeguards to emergency situations.

12. Serves as an assistant to the pool manager and functions as the manager in the pool manager’s absence to ensure safe operations.

Working Conditions & Hazards:

– Works outdoors in the summertime, subject to sunburn, and other reactions from sun exposure.

– Exposed to potential injury from patrons in water emergencies.

– Exposed to pool chemicals.

Minimum Qualifications
MQs to be established
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
– Thorough knowledge of lifesaving and first aid techniques.

– Knowledge of emergency procedures and response.

– Knowledge of pool chemical treatment requirements.

– Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid Certifications required.

– Must possess one of the following current lifeguard certifications; American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, Y.M.C.A.’s Lifeguard or equivalent certification; may require American Red Cross or YMCA or equivalent water safety instructor certification

– Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

– Ability to swim.

– Ability to teach swimming lessons and safety procedures to others as required under the Learn to Swim program.

– Ability to keep records pertaining to teaching of swimming lessons and enforce water safety rules.

– Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all levels of management, city officials, vendors, other government agencies, other employees and the general public.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification and is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Job Categories: lifeguard. Job Types: Part Time.

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