Seasonal Lifeguard

City Of Lafayette CO Lafayette , CO 80026

Posted 2 days ago

General Summary

Responsible for the overall safety and health of guests at the Great Outdoors Water Park.

Essential Functions

  • 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.

Typical Qualifications

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.

Special Requirements

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


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Head Lifeguard

City Of Lafayette CO

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/5/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-07-04T00:00 General Summary While on duty, ensures the overall safety of guests in the aquatic area of the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, the Great Outdoors Water Park, and the Waneka Lake Boathouse. Essential Functions The following duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive: * Assign guards as conditions warrant to meet required lifeguard to patron ratios; insuring cleaning, maintenance of aquatic areas are performed; test and make adjustments to water chemistry to meet health codes; keep daily records on water chemistry, attendance, maintenance cleaning and current inventory of pool supplies; requests new supplies as needed. * Provide excellence in customer service. Deal with customer concerns/problems in a friendly and professional manner. * Enforce all City policies, pool rules, and regulations involving the operation of the pool.Assist the Aquatics Supervisor in staff training. Responsible for setting 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. * 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; assist with swim lessons. Respond quickly to emergencies; acts as problem solver between students/instructor or guard/patrons. * Daily operations of a boathouse, follow protocol set forth by the City; including but not limited to assisting patrons in and out of paddleboats; determining appropriate weather conditions for safe operation; using a jet ski to assist patrons back to boathouse during times of adverse conditions; labor intensive duties such as loading and unloading of paddle boats into and out of the water to boathouse; supervise cash controls from admissions, retrieving and returning cash and bank receipts from the recreation center at the beginning and ending of shifts. * Assist in maintenance/opening/closing of seasonal facilities. * Perform related work as required and assigned. Typical Qualifications KNOWLEDGE: CPR 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: Public relations skills; demonstrated skill in operation of equipment necessary to perform the functions of the job. ABILITY: Prevent accidents; remain calm in emergency situations; work with little or no supervision; analyze and correct facility safety hazards; learn and adhere to the facility emergency procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships. Plan, organize, instruct and supervise the assigned program. Deal tactfully with the public, sufficient strength to make rescues or move 50lb bags or buckets of chemicals; stand for extended time periods. Ability to meet criteria as described in Working Environment and Physical Demands section of this document. Special Requirements Required - Current Certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR/AED training provided by the City. Preferred - Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator and Lifeguard Instructor Certification. City Of Lafayette CO Lafayette CO

Seasonal Lifeguard

City Of Lafayette CO