Lifeguard Supervisor
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Ocean Breeze Waterpark - Virginia Beach, VA

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to fulfill all functions and duties of a Lifeguard.

  • Work as lifeguard as needed

  • Supervise aquatic staff to insure proper swimmer surveillance and safety procedures are being upheld.

  • Conduct pre and post shift briefings with aquatic staff

  • Assign rotations to aquatic staff

  • Assess rescue readiness and remediate as necessary

  • Perform opening and closing duties

  • Maintain appropriate paperwork and documentation

  • Initiate and impose disciplinary action according to park policies and procedures

  • Must be able to conduct weekly in-service training sessions as well as any others deemed necessary by management

  • Respond to alerts from aquatic staff

  • Perform zone walk through and ensure zones are maintained to park standards

  • Communicate effectively with park management

  • Ability to properly and safely operate equipment used

  • Knowledge of the standards of care in aquatic industry

  • Supervise guest experience to ensure excellent customer service is provided by the aquatic staff

  • Ensure all park policies and procedures are being followed by all employees

  • Identify concerns and work with management to resolve concerns

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment for customers and other employees

  • Provide superior customer service to all customers in a polite and expedient manner

  • Assist customers with all questions regarding Ocean Breeze Waterpark including facility layout and amenities

  • Follow all park policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Minimum of 2 years aquatics experience or comparable supervisory experience

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Ability to effectively speak and communicate in front of large groups of people

  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision

  • Demonstrate ability to work independently

  • Ability to communicate effectively with public, customers and staff members

  • Be aware, attentive, and work well with others

  • Energy and enthusiasm for long days

  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions while taking precautions, including hydration and sun-protection

  • Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays to meet business needs

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to swim 200 yards using front crawl (freestyle) or breast stroke without resting

  • Must be able to perform a feet-first surface dive, retrieve a 10-lb. brick, and bring it to the surface

  • Must be able to tread water without using arms for 2 minutes

  • Must have 20/20 corrected vision

  • Must be able to get in and out of a pool without a ladder

  • Must be comfortable jumping in water from varying heights

  • Ability to climb stairs

  • Must be able to respond to situations quickly. This may include running to various locations around the park, while carrying up to 40 lbs. of weight

  • Must be able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time