Description:The primary responsibility of a lifeguard is to ensure patron safety and protect lives, including their own. The most important duty the lifeguard has in meeting that responsibility is patron surveillance, keeping a close watch over people in the facility.Job Summary: Maintain continuous surveillance of people in swimming pools Ensure appropriate headcount of people involved in a watersport on an hourly basis Call out warnings to people who may have ventured too far or are in imminent danger Provide safety information to people prior to them indulging in a water sport Supervise swimmers to ensure that they are swimming within the safety protocols Spot hazards or potential hazards and take measures to prevent accidents Control and report unruly behavior and evict individuals not adhering to behavior protocols Perform rescues in the event of drowning or swimming accidents Perform first aid and CPR according to the demands of adverse situations Teach swimming techniques and safety education to new swimmers Check safety of equipment and perform needed maintenanceQualifications:15 years of age or older Comfort in water Desire to work with kids Ability to do basic skills in water Holds current certification in Lifeguard Training by a nationally recognized training organization.Concussion training required (provided by employer), CPR/ AED and First Aid training recommended.Application Procedure:Apply onlineStudies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.Equity is one of ISD728's core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. ISD728 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.
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