Calling all experienced Lifeguards!
We are hiring for a Lead Lifeguard to join our Aquatics team.
This position is a year round position working fifteen (18) hours per week.
Under direct or general supervision from the Recreation Supervisor, provides aquatic safety, supervision, and instruction for the patrons including recreational/lap swim. Receives direct or general supervision from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises general supervision and provides training to other staff.
This is the journey-level classification in the Lifeguard series. This class can be distinguished from the class of Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard because incumbents in this class provides general supervision and provides training to other staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Incumbents may not perform all duties. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
All duties and responsibilities of a Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor
Conducts proper opening and closing procedures of the aquatic facilities
Assists in all staff trainings
Analyzes program needs and recommends new and innovative program ideas
Sets up proper furniture arrangements, equipment, and facility maintenance
Works as a lead with Lifeguards and offers assistance in maintaining the proper execution of all aspects of facility rentals and various aquatic programs
May provide supervision and training to employees within the assigned department
Ensures all District policies are followed during all programs, special events and facility use
Provides customer service and problem solving
Performs functions of registration software applications
Prepares daily deposits and reconciles daily reports, ensures that all revenues received at assigned sites are properly accounted for and entered
Performs other duties as assigned
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. The functions of this position are primarily performed in outdoor locations as part of a team. The setting includes various weather conditions, including heat and sunshine. Incumbents must wear an appropriate uniform with identification and protective equipment. The environment requires working in and around water as well as slippery and/or wet surfaces. Specialized aspects of the work environment may also include high noise levels, working with participants who are using potentially dangerous sports equipment, and risk of exposure to pool water treatment chemicals and cleaning agents. Incumbents may be assigned an irregular working schedule including weekends, early mornings, evenings and holidays and may have to travel between various locations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have: hearing and speech adequate to communicate in person, by telephone, by PA system and by radio, and to speak loudly in a noisy setting; vision adequate to clearly distinguish objects and persons at a distance and to identify signs of swimmer distress; bodily movement adequate to frequently sit, stand, walk, run, jump, climb, swim, dive, reach, turn, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crawl, and push/pull; ability to raise arms above shoulder height; manual dexterity adequate to grasp objects, use fine manipulation, write and operate office machines and equipment; strength and endurance to safely swim 300 yards, perform lifting and carrying of items/persons up to 50 pounds, and work outdoors in the sun for prolonged periods of time.