Temporary Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer
$21.47 per hour
There are 2 openings for this position, one is regular part-time (19 hours per week), and one is temporary full-time.
Nature of Work: The lifeguarding instructor trainer is responsible for the instruction, leadership, supervision, control, and safety of CPR students, lifeguarding, and lifeguarding instructor class participants.
The lifeguarding instructor trainer is responsible for the appearance, presentation, and working order of all materials and equipment used for CPR, lifeguarding and lifeguarding instructor classes. It is the lifeguarding instructor trainer's responsibility to observe and direct all class participants, and to provide feedback and appropriate correction as instructed or included in the job description.
Teach classes according to the American Red Cross CPR, Lifeguarding Instructor's Manual or, as the case may be, Guide for Training Lifeguarding Instructors, and actively participate with the class.
Demonstrate swimming and rescue skills taught and, as the case may be, how to use the course materials, conduct training sessions, and evaluate lifeguarding candidates' progress.
Communicate regularly with each participant about their performance, progress, goals, and needs.
Complete all required records, forms, and reports, including attendance records, course records, class rosters, and accident/incident reports. Adhere to City of Ann Arbor and American Red Cross training guidelines to process course records and class rosters for the completion of each class, ensure that they are properly entered into the American Red Cross learning management system, and that the certification status of participants is recorded in an accurate and timely fashion.
Perform additional duties as assigned by the aquatic director.
Must be able to accomplish the following tasks: Remain alert with no lapses in consciousness.
Be in the water for extended periods. Move to various locations in and out of the water. Be able to kneel, communicate verbally, including projecting the voice across distances, and communicate swiftly and effectively with lifeguards and other staff.
See, observe, and hear all participants. Make sound judgments and decisions, even when distracted by noise and activity. Perform all swimming and rescue skills to be taught. Think in the abstract, solve problems, make decisions, instruct, evaluate, supervise, and remember.
Past teaching/instructing experience.
Have and maintain current certifications for: American Red Cross CPR Instructor and Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer or their equivalents.
2 or more years in recreation or training management. Additional education/experience in instructional swimming, aquatic observation, customer service, safety management.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise activities both indoors and outdoors, in heat and humidity. Work in all temperature conditions at an indoor pool and outdoor pool.
The physical ability to swim, walk, stand, see, hear, run, carry, stoop, bend, crawl, climb, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp and perform repetitive motions.
Move and lift light objects up to 50 lbs. including office supplies, chairs, garbage cans and bags of trash and pace clocks. Operating office equipment requiring con
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