Lifeguard - Johnson Ymca

Ymca Of Florida's First Coast Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 weeks ago

Join us. We could use someone like you!

Can you imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community?

Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job-you'll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

If you are a person who wants more than just a job, who wants your efforts to have an impact on your community and who wants to work in a welcoming and positive environment, then you are someone we'd like to work with us. Join us!

Position Summary:

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of the pool area.

  • Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required.

  • Maintains effective relationships with the members, participants and other staff.

  • Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.

  • Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.

  • Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.

  • Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.

  • Performs chemical testing at appropriate times of the day, as required, and takes appropriate action.

  • Attends all staff meetings and training as required.

NOTE: This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

YMCA Competencies (Leader):

Values: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values.

Relationships: Builds rapport and relates wells to others. Decision-Making: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.

Emotional Maturity: Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitation and how they impact relationships.

Functional Expertise: Has the function and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-dates knowledge and skill in technology.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 16.

  • Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, O2, First Aid certification.

  • Current YMCA Lifeguarding Certification.

  • Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.

  • Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to pass lifeguard water test.

  • Must be able to remain alert.

  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods.

  • Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals.

  • Ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision.

  • Ability to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue.

  • Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and loud situations.

The YMCA of Florida's First Coast is an Equal Opportunity Employer, DRUG FREE Workplace.


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Lifeguard - Johnson Ymca

Ymca Of Florida's First Coast