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. Work requires flexible hours (mornings and evenings). Must have working cell phone and email address for contact purposes. Performs other work as required.
 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

Ensures that safety regulations and standards are followed

Removes public from the pool who are causing disturbances or not following safety regulations and pool rules.

Cleans the pools, deck, and bathrooms.

Inspects Pool and surrounding area periodically each day for safety and cleanliness of the facility.


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.

B.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to meet all Red Cross standards.

Ability to communicate with the pool users and public.

Ability to use chemical labels as they relate to the pool.

Ability to perform First Aid and CPR techniques as taught by the Red Cross.

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.




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.

Revision Date - 02/14/18