Lifeguard, Fill-In

Certification or Registration Required
Plummer ID
Posted 7 months ago

A non-exempt position serving Indian and non-Indian patients/clientele.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or G.E.D. required. Strong swimming and physical fitness skills. Must have the following current certification: American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent i.e. Ellis & Associates, BSA) and Lifeguard Instructor certification. If the applicant does not hold a Lifeguard Instructor certification, one must be obtained within the first six month of hire. This position will be involved in teaching classes and/or lessons. Must be able to pass lifeguard skills test as a part of the selection process. Lifeguards currently employed by Marimn Health/ Wellness Center may be exempt from this requirement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Efficient and confident when using rescue or safety equipment. Wears lifeguard uniform, fanny packs and carries rescue tube at all times.
  • Ensures pool and Wellness Center policies are being followed and enforces these when needed, being consistent and fair at all times.
  • Be a role model to all patrons, especially our youth.
  • Courteously assists members with questions or problems, providing exceptional customer service at all times.
  • Knows and promotes aquatic programs to all students and members.
  • Knows daily schedules.
  • Completes administration tasks such as, but not limited to, returning phone messages, maintaining records and reports, including chemical testing, waist bag, whistle, incidents reports and facility usage, in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Attends facility staff meetings as required, serves on assigned committees and prepares reports as requested.
  • Follows procedures for scheduling. The employee communicates changes and fulfills responsibility in shift coverage.
  • Instructs all ages and levels in any area of Aquatic exercise or other WC departments. Designs instructional programs and demonstrate proper techniques and styling to all levels of participants.
  • Completes cleaning assignments; follows written procedures for any bodily fluid discharge.
  • Performs daily chemical tests (3 times daily), troubleshoots chemical problems when needed and adds briquettes when needed.
  • Reports any unsolvable problems to the supervisor immediately.
  • Follows the 10-10-10 rule (10 minutes standing, walking, and sitting), when patrons are in the water or on deck, maintaining visual contact at all times.
  • Keeps deck areas clear.
  • Responds immediately in an emergency to prevent further or more serious situations.
  • Organizes Lifeguard certifications.
  • Organizes all other Red Cross certifications.
  • Makes sure the classes run properly.
  • Organizes in-house Lifeguard training.
  • Responsible to know and follow all Marimn Health policies and procedures and especially those with regards to the pool. (i.e. opening & closing procedures).
  • Responds to assignments in a timely manner and communicates with the supervisor when timelines cannot be met.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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