Lifeguard
Job Details
Entry
Ocean Breeze Waterpark - Virginia Beach, VA
Seasonal
$12.50 - $13.50 Hourly

No previous lifeguard experience or certification required.

Lifeguard certification classes offered through Ocean Breeze Waterpark.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide surveillance of swimmers according to the established protection standards
  • Perform water rescues on guests in distress
  • Provide basic first aid and emergency care
  • Maintain knowledge of and consistently enforce the rules and regulations of the water park (including attraction requirements such as height restrictions, weight restrictions, proper riding position, etc.)
  • Attend weekly in-service training sessions as directed by management to maintain CPR, first aid and rescue skills at a rescue ready level
  • Communicate with management and other employees, including use of air phones, whistles and hand signals
  • Assist customers in safely riding attractions
  • Be attentive at all times
  • Maintain a professional image
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment for customers and other employees
  • Provide superior guest 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

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 15 years of age
  • Ability to successfully complete a Jeff Ellis and Associate lifeguard training course. Courses offered through Ocean Breeze Waterpark. No prior certification required.
  • Excellent recognition skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public, customers and staff members
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Be aware, attentive, and work well with others
  • Energy and enthusiasm for long shifts
  • 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 a minimum of 50 yards for Shallow Water Lifeguards or 200 yards for Deep Water Lifeguards using front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke without resting
  • Must be able to perform a feet-first surface dive to retrieve a 10-lb. brick from depths up to 5 feet for Shallow Water Lifeguards and up to depths of 10 feet for Deep Water Lifeguards, and bring it to the surface
  • Must be able to tread water without using arms for 2 minutes for Deep Water Lifeguards. No Tread required for Shallow Water Lifeguards.
  • Shallow Water lifeguards must swim under water for a distance of 10 feet.
  • Must have 20/25 corrected vision
  • Must have hearing and speech, manual and bi-manual dexterity, fine and gross motor skills, and eye/hand coordination.
  • Must be able to get in and out of a pool without a ladder
  • Must be comfortable jumping in the 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

Benefits:

  • Free Season Pass
  • Free Tickets
  • Park discounts on food, merchandise, etc.
  • Career Development

Jump into our talent pool! Are you looking for a fun, outdoor summer job and great co-workers like Hugh Mongous?

Flexible schedules! NEW for 2022 = higher pay rates! Free season pass for yourself and free tickets for friends and family!

No experience is required for many of our positions. We will train you and you will learn and build job skills.

 

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