Oversees swimming pools to ensure a safe and sanitary environment
UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION
Monitors activities in swimming areas to detect hazards and disturbances, to prevent accidents and to provide assistance
Cautions swimmers regarding inclement weather, unsafe areas or illegal conduct
Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning
Examines injured persons, administers first aid, monitors vital signs, applies antiseptics and bandages, and administers artificial respiration to revive individuals
Maintains order and enforces rules
Mops, cleans, and removes trash from restroom and pool area
Tests water hourly and records results on pool log sheets to determine chlorine content and pH value
Performs related work
OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Must be certified as a Lifeguard, First Aid, and Adult, Child and Infant CPR by the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or YMCA
Must submit to pre-employment and random drug screenings.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work
Observes swimmers for safety.
Work areas require lifeguards to be seated in a lifeguard chair, with rescue tube in their laps, a whistle in their hand or around their neck at all times.
Uniforms must be worn when reporting to work.