Lifeguard

City Of Winchester Winchester , VA 22603

Posted 2 months ago

Description

The City of Winchester invites you to come join our team! The City has an outstanding strategic plan that includes goals and objectives, a clear vision, and a culture collaboration. We are recruiting for position of Lifeguard in our Parks & Recreation department.

Duties, Responsibilities, Miscellaneous Information

  • Knowledge and performance of approved water rescue and accident prevention techniques, emergency procedures, simulation drills, water safety policies, first aid, and CPR.

  • Knowledge and performance of water safety practices and procedures.

  • Basic knowledge of operational safety and maintenance requirements for aquatics facilities and amenities.

  • Ability to react efficiently and effectively in emergency rescue situations.

  • Ability to react efficiently and tactfully with the public and to be capable of enforcing regulations firmly and impartially.

  • Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the City of Winchester Ethics policy.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

  • Skills in pool and open water swimming, water rescue, accident prevention techniques, water safety procedures, standard first aid and CPR.

  • Completes other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Provides support at other department programs and events as needed.

Qualifications/Certifications

Applicants must have Lifeguard/First Aid, CPR Professional Rescuer and AED certification through the American Red Cross. Abilityto speak and communicate effectively using correct English. General knowledge of office equipment, telephone, and customer service.

Job Posting Statement

NOTE: This classification specification is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned and required by management. City of Winchester reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This classification specification does not constitute a written contract of employment.

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