Part Time Pool Lifeguard
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The following tasks are typical for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here:
1. Observe and supervise activities of swimmers in the pool and the surrounding area; enforce applicable pool rules and regulations.
2. Rescue persons in distress or in danger of drowning; provide emergency care as necessary including but not limited to first aid and CPR.
3. Participate in facilities clean-up and maintenance; test and monitor water chemistry and temperature; inspect pool facilities and report any unsafe conditions.
4. Respond to questions and inquiries from the public regarding pool regulations, use of facilities and various aquatic programs offered.
5. Maintain records, reports and logs.
6. Open and close pool and related facilities.
7. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Assist in preparing for special events and competitions.
2. May assist in providing swimming instruction.
3. Participate in in-service trainings.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: One year of lifeguarding or swim team experience is desirable.
Education/Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in lifeguarding, water safety or a related field.
Licenses and Certificates:
- Possession of an appropriate, valid American Red Cross CPR. for the Professional Rescuer certificate.
- Possession of an appropriate, valid American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel Title 22 certificate.
- Possession of an appropriate, valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training r.03 certificate.
- Possession of an appropriate, valid American Red Cross Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certificate.