Lifeguard Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Under the supervision of the Recreation Superintendent, Lifeguards are employed to supervise the aquatic’s area while facilities are in use. In addition, lifeguards are employed to perform any other assigned duties when not actively serving in the role as a lifeguard.
 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Maintains set position at the pool to observe and guard the public.

Removes public from the pool who are causing disturbances.

Cleans the pools, deck and bathrooms.

REQUIREMENTS

A.    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Must have a valid Red Cross Lifeguard certification and must have a current certification in Red Cross Advanced First Aid and CPR for the Professional. State of Florida Driver’s License preferred.

B.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to meet all Red Cross standards.

Ability to communicate with the pool users.

C.    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to lift and rescue pool users who are in need of assistance.

Ability to see clearly.

Ability to hear.

Ability to communicate verbally.

Ability to work in heat, humidity, wetness, and around noise, fumes and odors.

Must have a phone number or e-mail address where you can be contacted.


THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION.  WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Revised - 8/1/16