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Lifeguard

Richmond

Lifeguard

  • req1365
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23224
  • Recreation & Well-Being
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies in and around the pool.

Location: Cary Street Gym & MCV Recreation Center
Supervisor: Amanda Simmons
Starting Pay Rate: $12/hour (School Year), $14/hour (Summer only)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
• Monitor activities of pool patrons
• Understand and enforce all pool and facility policies and procedures
• Observe the conduct of patrons and communicate openly with patrons/staff in a friendly manner
• Recognize emergencies and respond effectively
• Inspect the facility on a daily basis and report any unsafe conditions or equipment
• Inspect pool deck throughout the day for cleanliness
• Arrive on time to all shifts; find a sub to work shift if a planned absence is necessary
• Have a flexible work schedule and provide up to date and accurate availability as requested
• Test pool and spa water chemistry
• Count pool users and class participants
• Complete any Risk Management reports immediately
• Complete all cleaning duties as assigned
• Attend monthly in-service training and other meetings as required
• Work as a team with other lifeguards, aquatics staff and facilities staff.
• Additional duties as assigned by the Aquatics & Safety Coordinator or Graduate Administrator for Aquatics

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to recognize and respond to emergencies and utilize proper technique
• Customer service
• Decision making
• Ability to follow instructions
• Maturity
• Professionalism

Required Certification:
• Current Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer with First Aid
Requirements/Eligibility:
• Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguard and rescue techniques, patron surveillance, emergency preparation and response, and spinal management

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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