Job Description

Openings as of 2/22/2018
Part-Time

  • Lifeguard (245 Days) JobID: 1214
  • Position Type:
    Part-Time/Lifeguards

  • Date Posted:
    8/2/2016

  • Location:
    Keller ISD Natatorium

  •   Job Title: Lifeguard Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

    Department/School: Natatorium Pay Grade: OS 1 (9.95/hr)

    Reports to: Head Lifeguard HR Date Approved: November, 2006

    SUMMARY:

    Provides a safe environment for all pool patrons and swimmers in the pool and on the deck area; assists in supporting the rules, regulations, and safety of the pool facility within the lifeguard certification.


    BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

    Model core organizational beliefs and values; perform duties in an effective and efficient manner for the purpose of supporting and contributing to the achievement of district goals.
    • Prevent accidents through the enforcement of policies, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of persons using the natatorium.
    • Scan pool area in order to detect safety concerns and practice preventative lifeguarding.
    • Consistently scan pool for distressed swimmers.
    • Respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner as taught by the lifeguard, first aid, and CPR training.
    • Complete an incident report for all accidents and injuries.
    • Perform all facets of general pool maintenance.
    • Enforce and adhere to all rules and regulations of the pool.
    • Request assistance from head lifeguard or natatorium manager to maintain discipline of swimmers if needed.
    • Maintain an acceptable appearance at all times with regard to both uniform and personal hygiene.
    • Initiate the Natatorium Emergency Action Plan (EAP) when appropriate.
    • Attend required monthly lifeguard training.
    • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.
    • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
    • Utilize effective communication skills; ensure that all interactions are supportive, courteous, and respectful.
    • Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
    • Comply with the Employee Standards of Conduct.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • None
    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
    • Knowledge of pool safety
    • Knowledge of how to prevent accidents and how to react if there is an accident
    • Ability to swim long distances with great strength
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    Equipment Used: Safety equipment, rescue tube, spine backboard, automated external defibrillator, wheelchair lift, radio communication equipment


    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education/Certification:
    • Red Cross Professional Lifeguard Certification
    • Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification

    Experience:
    • One (1) year successful lifeguard experience (preferred)

    MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    • Maintain emotional control under stress
    • Exposure to high humidity
    • Exposure to normal chemical hazards in pool water (chlorine, sodium bicarbonate, soda ash)
    • Periodic movement (pulling) of floatable bulkheads
    • Visual acuity
    • Crouching/kneeling in operation and movement of lane reel/lane ropes and operation of handicap lift
    • Moderate lifting
    • Sitting (elevated lifeguard stand), standing
    • Work on slippery surfaces




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