Lifeguard

Presbyterian Homes & Services Wayzata , MN 55391

Posted 2 weeks ago

Presbyterian Homes & Services - Folkestoine in Wayzata is seeking a Lifeguard to join our team.

The Lifeguard provides essential supervision of the pools to ensure participants are using the facilities safely and to respond to any life-threatening incidents that may occur. The Lifeguard will provide direct "hands-on" services for the participants of the pools.

SCHEDULE/HOURS:

Monday/Wednesday/Friday mornings from 7:45-10:15 am

REPORTING STRUCTURE: This candidate will report directly to the Fitness Director

ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

Folkestone

100 Promenade Avenue

Wayzata, MN 55391

Folkestone is a progressive "green" community featuring access to pedestrian walkways, shopping and dining, plazas and open space, public art and fountains - all walking distance from downtown Wayzata and Lake Minnetonka.

As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:

  • Heated underground parking for all employees

  • Discounted employee meals

  • Free Fitness Center access

  • Heated streets and sidewalks (no snow and ice in the winter!)

  • Lots of dining choices nearby

  • Brand new equipment

This community offers the following care options: Assisted Living, Assisted Living with Memory Care, Enhanced Assisted Living, Care Center/Long Term Care

ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

Folkestone

100 Promenade Avenue

Wayzata, MN 55391

Folkestone is a progressive "green" community featuring access to pedestrian walkways, shopping and dining, plazas and open space, public art and fountains - all walking distance from downtown Wayzata and Lake Minnetonka.

As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:

  • Heated underground parking for all employees

  • Discounted employee meals

  • Free Fitness Center access

  • Heated streets and sidewalks (no snow and ice in the winter!)

  • Lots of dining choices nearby

  • Brand new equipment

This community offers the following care options: Assisted Living, Assisted Living with Memory Care, Enhanced Assisted Living, Care Center/Long Term Care

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide lifeguard services on the pool deck to monitor the utilization of the pool, ensure the safety of all participants, and provide lifesaving intervention as necessary.

  • Ensure that participants are aware of and comply with aquatic policies as to how the pool is to be used, such as no diving, showering, appropriate use of equipment, etc.

  • Support the Fitness Instructors in conducting some of the aquatic classes that are being held regularly.

  • Be knowledgeable enough about the classes to fill in the absence of the instructor.

  • Maintain the Equipment and Pools is clean and safe operating condition in accordance with applicable regulations and standards, as assigned.

  • Take responsibility for the sanitation needs of the pool that are the responsibility of the Fitness staff (pool vacuuming, monitoring chemical balance, removing deck obstructions, etc.).

  • Be prepared to open or close the pool or fitness area. Ensure that all doors are properly locked or unlocked, that locker rooms are ready for participants, that the volunteers supporting the Fitness Desk are prepared and organized, and that lights and machinery are turned on or off as appropriate.

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Must have life-saving skills training and current Red Cross certification in CPR and as a lifeguard.

  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions.

  • Must function independently, have personal integrity, have flexibility, and the ability to work effectively with all staff, residents, families and public.

  • Possess the ability to deal sensitively and tactfully with customers.

  • Demonstrated compatibility with the PHS mission and operating philosophies.

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

Rated #1 employer in Minnesota by Forbes!

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. Nearly 7,000 employees serve 27,000 older adults through 49 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage home and community services. In 2019 PHS also became co-owner of Genevive, a progressive model of primary care, care navigation and value-based services for over 5,300 older adults in Minnesota. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

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