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Seasonal Head Lifeguard

Company: City of Chesterfield
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

--Job Description--Position Title:---- Seasonal Head Lifeguard --Department: Parks, Recreation and Arts --Immediate Supervisor: Recreation Manager-Aquatics, Recreation Specialists, Pool Managers--Pay Grade: Seasonal Non-Exempt --Position Summary: --Under direct supervisor of the Pool Manager, Recreation Specialist, Recreation Manager-Aquatics.-- The Head Lifeguard position is responsible for assisting the Pool Manager in facility supervision and administering activities at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center.-- On-going managing and assisting of Lifeguards on stand. As well as, providing quality customer service and safe and clean aquatic facility.-- --Must be available to work Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends and be on-call. --Principal Duties and Responsibilities -- Oversees and helps train part-time Lifeguard staff Records accurate records concerning attendance, accident reports, pool readings, and inventory reports. Maintains Lifeguard skills at test ready performance. Responsible for opening and closing of Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center on a daily basis Participates in Lifeguard audits in house and 3rd party audits Responds to emergency situations and maintains working knowledge of EAP procedures for the facility. Handles staff disciplinary write ups when needed- consults with Pool Manager. On-going communication with Pool manger, Recreation Specialist, and Recreation Manager-Aquatics. Assist with Daily and weekly maintenance and upkeep of the Aquatic Environment.-- Monitor Pool equipment, locker rooms, balcony, patrons and staff in order to maintain a safe environment. Responsible for planning and teaching in-service topics and testing lifeguards' skills. Enforce all aquatics facility rules, policies and procedures, making sure the rest of the staff enforces those rules as well. Instruct and assist all group swim lessons when needed. Also, provide swim lesson training when needed. Exhibits a professional image, behavior, appearance and demeanor at all times. Maintains required certifications, seeks advanced training. Must be self-motivated. Assist in seasonal maintenance of opening and closing of Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center Maintains positive experience for every patron and responds to internal and external requests without delay. Works well with others, creates a teamwork atmosphere for fellow co-workers, and treats all individuals with dignity and respect. On-time for all scheduled shifts and cover for other staff when needed. Any other duties as assigned. --Knowledge and Skills--

  • Strong Lifeguarding knowledge and experience
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Basic Knowledge of Pool Maintenance equipment
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Time/Stress Management skills
  • Able to look toward the future, while dealing with the demands of the present
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Able to be a team player and create a team atmosphere for Lifeguards
  • Able to maintain and encourage positive moral of staff
  • Able to maintain a professional and mature attitude toward responsibilities, fellow staff members and patrons
  • Creative and proactive Duties require attentiveness to visual and audible cues for recognition and identification of swimmers in distress or in process of un-safe behavior --
  • Possess strong customer service orientation
  • Proper uniform required at all times
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs --Minimum Qualifications/Skills -- Must currently possess the following certification (Training is available)
  • Jeff Ellis and Associates Lifeguard License --Previous Lifeguard and aquatic environments experience Knowledge and application in the areas of the pool sanitation, water chemistry and filtration. Must be18 years old and/or equivalent experience Must have High School Diploma/GED Leadership skills Effective decision making and public relation skills Must demonstrate effective verbal, written and listening communication skills. Previous management experience preferred. Must complete the City of Chesterfield Training/Orientation program. ----Abilities --Abilities while performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, kneel, stand, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects.-- This position requires mobility Duties require attentiveness to visual and audible cues for recognition and identification of swimmers in distress or in process of un-safe behavior. This position requires proficient swimming ability and the proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques. This position requires the ability to properly extract Guests in Distress from anywhere in the aquatic environment, --Working conditions- Manual labor is required Extreme weather conditions and working with chemicals are factors in this position. --Apply at:--http://www.chesterfield.mo.us/careers.htmlEOECity of Chesterfield

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