Pool Lifeguard job – City of Boynton Beach – Boynton Beach, FL
Pool Lifeguard City of Boynton Beach – Boynton Beach, FL
$14.65 an hour – Part-time
The chosen candidate will work up to 29.5 hours per week Tuesday-Saturday. The purpose of this classification is to protect lives by overseeing and ensuring the safety of visitors to the pool.
Essential Functions: The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Oversees the activities of visitors to the pool; takes preventive safety actions; provides emergency first aid; performs CPR; makes rescues; contacts appropriate medical or emergency personnel when necessary. Cleans the pool and related facilities on a regular schedule. Meets and greets patrons; resolves conflicts; explains pool rules, regulations and policies. Takes part in training programs to improve lifeguarding skills. Teaches swimming lessons to patrons. Registers participants, operates cash register. Assists with special events. Maintains high physical fitness level through mandatory work outs. Prepares incident reports. Performs related tasks as required. May operate City vehicles for work related purposes as designated by supervisor.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Keeps pool free of dangerous debris. Assists in maintaining equipment. Answers the telephone. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications: Must possess and maintain current certification in American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training, and ARC or American Heart Association certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license. PREFERRED
QUALIFICATIONS Possess the Water Safety Instructors (WSI) certification. Supplemental Information: Data Utilization : Requires the ability to compile, assemble, copy, record and/or transcribe data according to a prescribed schema or plan. Includes judging whether readily observable functional, structural or compositional characteristics are similar to or divergent from prescribed standards, procedures or routines. Human Interaction : Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations. Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization : Requires the ability to start, stop, operate and monitor the functioning of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions. Verbal Aptitude : Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information. Mathematical Aptitude : Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Functional Reasoning : Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action. Situational Reasoning : Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.