Department Of Defense Hickam Air Force Base , HI 96853
Responsible for and initiates rescue and recovery efforts, contacting medical personnel and performing first aid services when necessary. Attends continuous training programs and can execute action plans in their area of coverage. Warns swimmers of unsafe environment or health conditions, ocean conditions of rough water or hazards, and recommends closing swimming areas until safe conditions prevail.
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Responsible for and initiates rescue and recovery efforts, contacting medical personnel and performing first aid services when necessary. Attends continuous training programs and can execute action plans in their area of coverage.
Continuously observes swimming area to ensure safety of patrons. Ensures the swimming area is open to patrons at scheduled times and only authorized personnel are admitted to the area.
Rescues swimmers in trouble, promptly administers first aid, and calls for medical assistance if and when needed. Warns swimmers of unsafe environment or health conditions, ocean conditions of rough water or hazards, and recommends closing swimming areas until safe conditions prevail.
Provides instructional classes and activities in snorkeling, spear fishing, bottom fishing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, and similar outdoor adventure and beach activities. Familiar with boating equipment for safe operation; demonstrates safety and conservation techniques for campsites, water sports area, snorkeling areas, and fishing areas; demonstrates safe use of equipment and techniques of various outdoor activities;
Sets up, removes, and stores rental equipment encompassing on-base recreation area, cabanas and beach rental locations. Briefs rental customers on safety practices and techniques for using rental gear and performs pre and post rental gear inspections.
May perform other related or incidental duties as assigned for the daily operation of the swimming area to include: cleaning of bath houses, beach areas, sunbathing areas, assisting beach shack customers to include collecting fees and completing retail sales. Provide customer service needs in trip and class activities as well as rental services.
Not required - Not Applicable
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
You must have current, active CPR, Lifeguard and First Aid certifications
Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
Must have an approved and current nationally recognized certification of lifesaving and water rescue methods and skills, basic first aid training, and CPR (both child and adult) training. Must have experience and a working familiarity with rescue and recovery procedures.
Must be able to perform first aid, CPR, and preventative water safety. Must have an understanding and working familiarity with the routines and procedures followed in group activities or programs; and practical knowledge and/ or experience of recreational activities and equipment, rules and procedures in a recreation program activity. Must be familiar with and be able to use boating and recreation equipment in an aquatics setting.
Must have a general familiarity of snorkeling, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding and surfing. Must be able to perform general facility upkeep and maintenance such as cleaning and minor equipment repairs. Must have experience which provides a practical knowledge of swimming activities, surf rescues, rules and procedures. Skill in the use and maintenance of various pool and safety equipment is desirable.
Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and relationship with others.
Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
Must meet Federal employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation. Background investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.