Responsible for the overall safety and health of guests at the Great Outdoors Water Park.
Continuously scan pools for patrons in distress.
Enforce all rules and policies, clean and maintain facility.
Perform rescues and administer First Aid according to standards as needed.
Respond quickly to emergencies.
Act as problem solver.
Enforce all City policies, pool rules, and regulations involving the operation of the pool.
Set a good example for all aquatic employees in conduct, dress and manners.
Conduct routine safety checks of equipment and staff.
Ensure all paperwork, i.e., course records, accident reports, etc., are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
Attend and participate in scheduled meetings and bi-monthly in-service trainings as required.
Perform related work as required and assigned by Head Lifeguard.
KNOWLEDGE: American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid; knowledge of departmental rules concerning the area in which assigned; and of Lifeguard philosophies, policies and procedures; teaching methods and techniques.
SKILL: Demonstrated skill in the operation of equipment necessary to perform the functions of the job.
ABILITY: Prevent accidents; deal tactfully with the public, sufficient strength to make rescues; stand for extended time periods; work in loud, stressful environment; remain calm in emergency situations.
May be restricted to age requirements as specified by FLSA:
On school days, during school hours, no minor under the age of the 16 shall be permitted employment except as provided by a school release permit. After school hours, no minor under the age of 16 is permitted to work in excess of six hours unless the next day is not a school day and also not permitted to work between the hours of 9:30 pm and 5:00 am.
Minors from 16 to 18 cannot work more than 8 hours in any 24-hour period
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