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Lifeguard I - Seasonal

Company: City of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

THIS IS A SEASONAL POSITION Lifeguard I Salary: $14.50 General Description:

  • For the duration of a eight week camp, this position will monitor swimmers at indoor City pools, maintain strict observance to safety rules and procedures; preform rescues for distressed swimmers -using rescue techniques and equipment; teach Learn to Swim and track progress for youth and seniors. Supervision Received
    • Works under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish -assigned tasks. Essential Duties & Responsibilities - - -These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed -as exclusive or all inclusive. - May perform other duties as assigned.
      • Rescues distressed swimmers using rescue techniques and equipment in an indoor pool setting. -
      • Examines injured persons and administers first aid or CPR, if necessary. -
      • Contacts emergency personnel in case of serious injury. -
      • Patrols or monitors assigned area of municipal pool and ensures that all safety and health rules are being followed. - -
      • Teach Learn to Swim for youth and seniors using approved agency modules; track progression using resources provided
      • Completes and maintains records. -
      • Maintains quality of pool water by testing chemical levels. -
      • Facility maintenance including but not limited to: cleaning restroom toilets, sinks, urinals, showers, floors, office areas, pool deck, entrances and walkways.
      • Warns swimmers of inclement weather, unsafe areas or safety infractions. -
      • Inspects safety equipment e.g. Life rings, extension poles, emergency stretchers or accessories, emergency -medical kits, personnel lifts to ensure that all are in good working order. -
      • Report deficiencies deemed unsafe for pool operations and/or that may cause harm to patrons - -Decision Making
        • Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks. - -Leadership Provided - -None -Knowledge, Skills & Abilities -This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to -perform the job successfully. - It is not an exhaustive list.
          • Knowledge of all rules, regulations and laws governing pool operations.
          • Basic knowledge of chemistry related to pool maintenance.
          • Knowledge of water sports e.g. water polo, etc. -
          • Competent swimming skills, strength and stamina to perform tasks of lifeguard -
          • Lifeguard certification
          • CPR/First Aid certification
          • Water safety training
          • Ability to compile, prepare and maintain assortment of reports and records Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
            • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
            • Lifeguard Certification
            • First Aid/CPR
            • Must pass background checks for criminal and child protective findings. -
            • Must pass a drug screening. - -Preferred Education & Experience
              • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
              • Water Safety Instructor Certification Licensures and Certifications The following certifications are required: -
                • First Aid/CPR
                • Lifeguard certification - -Essential Capabilities and Work Environment - -Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions -associated with job. Additional Information:
                  • City of Atlanta required training May 31st - June 3rd, 2022.
                  • Summer staff will be required to work an 8-hour shift Monday - Friday from June 6th - July 29th, 2022; -Vacation requests during this time will not be approved.
                  • All summer staff must be actively involved with campers during swim times and wear a bathing suit (one-piece for females, swimming trunks with lining for males). Staff is not required to know how to swim or teach swim lessons. -
                  • Resumes will be accepted. Qualifications
                    Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
                    • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
                    • Lifeguard Certification
                    • First Aid/CPR
                    • Must pass background checks for criminal and child protective findings. -
                    • Must pass a drug screening. - -Preferred Education & Experience
                      • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
                      • Water Safety Instructor Certification Licensures and Certifications The following certifications are required: -
                        • First Aid/CPR
                        • Lifeguard certification - -Essential Capabilities and Work Environment - -Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions -associated with job. Additional Information:
                          • City of Atlanta required training May 31st - June 3rd, 2022.
                          • Summer staff will be required to work an 8-hour shift Monday - Friday from June 6th - July 29th, 2022; -Vacation requests during this time will not be approved.
                          • All summer staff must be actively involved with campers during swim times and wear a bathing suit (one-piece for females, swimming trunks with lining for males). Staff is not required to know how to swim or teach swim lessons. -
                          • Resumes will be accepted.

Keywords: City of Atlanta, Atlanta , Lifeguard I - Seasonal, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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