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Rate of pay: $9.80/hr + possible incentives
Shift: Shifts vary - weekends and nights required
This position is responsible for direct supervision, control and
safety of participants during recreational, fitness, and
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be at least 16 years old. Upon hire, Professional Rescue
CPR or Basic Life Support, First Aid, Automated External
Defibrillator (AED) and Oxygen Administration (O2) certification
required. Upon hire, must complete Intro to the Ys Cause & Culture,
Y's Way to Service & Engagement, and I Hear You: Service with CARE.
Within 30 days of hire, Child Abuse Prevention in and Aquatics
Environment training required. Within 90 days of hire, Foundations
of Listen First required. Certified Pool Operator, Life Guard
Trainer and Get SMART preferred. Must hold a current life guarding
certification (Red Cross accepted, must cross-over to YMCA within
90 days or first available training). Broad overview of the YMCA as
it operates as a local, national, and international movement
SPECIAL SKILLS OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:
Must possess effective communication and human relations skills.
Must pass a swim and skills test annually. Must show maturity and
have the ability to relate to children and adults from all
social/economic segments of the community.
PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have the physical endurance to sit and stand for extended
periods of time indoors or outdoors. Maybe required to maintain
continual physical endurance for 15-30 minutes of aerobic activity.
Gives and receives detailed instructions. Assist with pool
maintenance including pool covers. Must be alert at all times. Must
possess auditory and verbal capabilities in order to monitor
environment and swimmers wellbeing. Must possess auditory and
verbal capabilities to effectively communicate with swimmers and
staff. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and physically able to
perform a rescue.
* 1. Provides direct supervision and maintains high safety
standard during recreational, fitness, and instructional swims.
2. Role model all aspects of SMART pledge.
3. Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting
suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the
code of conduct. Keep supplies organized, maintain and clean
facility and care for equipment.
A. Maintains cleanliness of deck and locker rooms.
B. Keeps the deck clear of equipment and puts equipment in its
* 4. Follows opening and closing procedures
5. Engages in positive public relations with members.
A. Maintains an air of professionalism at all times.
B. Wears staff uniform while on duty.
* 6. Knows all emergency procedures and is able to administer
7. Reports for duty as scheduled, at least ten minutes before
8. Other duties:
A. Reports all serious incidents.
B. Attends all staff meetings and in-service trainings.
9. Serves as role model in pool safety.
Key Leadership Competencies:
Communication and Influence
Program and Project Management
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