Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

1. Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
2. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the “safe-in-six” model. Completes related reports as required.
3. Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
4. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
5. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
6. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
7. Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.
8. Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
9. Maintains annual training requirements.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.
YMCA COMPETENCIES:
• Mission Advancement
• Collaboration
• Operational Effectiveness
• Personal Growth

Required Qualifications:

1. Minimum age of 16. 2. Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen. 3. Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness. 4. Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong desire to serve their community.

Physical Demands:

1. Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility. Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness. 2. Meet strength and lifting requirements. 3. See and observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility. 4. Be able to wake-up and arrive on time.

 

Pay Rate: starting at $9.00 an hour

Work Dates and Times: Monday- Friday 445am-10am

Contact: Alex Davis – [email protected]

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