Lifeguard Trainee job – Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District – Beaverton, OR
Lifeguard Trainee Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District 5 reviews – Beaverton, OR $9.75 – $11.28 an hour – Part-timeThe Lifeguard Candidate (Lifeguard Trainee) is responsible for learning developing skills necessary to take the roll as Lifeguard at various District Swim Centers.Class Schedule:Tuesday, December 20 – 6 pm – 9 pmThursday, December 22 – 6 pm – 9 pmFriday, December 23 – 6 pm – 9 pmTuesday, December 27 – 6 pm – 9 pmThursday, December 29 – 6 pm – 9 pmFriday, December 30 – 6 pm – 9 pmSaturday, December 31 – 9 am – 3:30 pmSaturday, January 7 – 9 am – 1:30 pm
Supervision Received and Exercised This position receives direct supervision from the Center Supervisor or Program Coordinator, and they exercise no supervision over other employees. Essential Job Functions Upon Completion of TrainingProvide lifeguarding services. Respond to emergency situations and if necessary administer CPR/First Aid. Prepare and submit accident/incident reports.Train as an instructor aide in lessons. Teach basic swim lessons as approved by the Center Supervisor.Provide a program/class atmosphere that promotes and encourages inclusion and satisfaction of all participants.Train at the front desk as needed. Greet the public; provide information and assistance regarding schedules, registration, program descriptions and other general information over the phone and in person.Complete applicable reports and records.Perform general housekeeping duties in and around the swim center, i.e. hosing, vacuuming, picking up litter, etc.Participate in in-service training, orientations and other staff meetings as requested.Provide excellent internal and external customer service. Create a positive experience for patrons through professional and courteous behavior.Practice safe work habits and contribute to the safety of self, co-workers and the general public.Respect diversity in the workplace.Perform other related duties as assigned.Qualifications Knowledge of:Safe aquatic practices.Tools, materials and equipment needed to maintain swimming pools.Principles of group dynamics and group interaction.Emergency procedures and accident site management.Basic office procedures, practices and equipment.Basic arithmetic, spelling, English and grammar.Ability to:Instruct the fundamentals involved in the area of assignment.Perform general clerical work including maintenance of appropriate records and compiling information for reports under minimal supervision.To operate a cash register, computer, calculator, telephone system, fax machine and other related office equipment.Identify and prevent hazards, implement solutions, maintain safe environments.Follow written and oral instructions; speak clearly and concisely, in English.Interpret, explain, follow and apply District policies and written instructions.Communicate courteously and cooperatively with other staff and the general public, on the telephone or in person, including handling difficult or irate people.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, other staff members, program participants and the general public.Assume a schedule of flexible working hours, including weekends and evenings.Work in a group or individual situation, with minimum supervision.Maintain a neat, professional appearance.Licenses, certificates and other requirements obtained from trainingCPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training and First Aid from the American Red Cross.Must wear required uniform while on duty.Must be 16 years of age or older.Experience and Training Guidelines Successful candidates must be able to pass a pre-course session consisting of the following skills assessment:500 yard swim: 100 yards Front Crawl, 100 yards Breast Stroke, 300 yards combination of the two strokes.Tread water for 1-minute using only your legs while holding a diving brick.Time response: Swim 20 yd to the deep-end of the pool while holding your head up out of the water, submerge to a depth of at least 9 ft, retrieve a diving brick from the bottom of the pool, using only your legs you must swim the brick back to the starting point and climb out of the pool without using the ladder.