Lifeguard

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
$11.50 per hour
Posted
Apr 28, 2022
Closes
May 31, 2022
Ref
STF11000
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
LifeguardGeorge Mason University, Mason Recreation within the Division of University Life invites applications for Lifeguards. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:Mason Recreation is currently looking for qualified individuals as Lifeguards. This position is directly supervised by the Coordinator of Aquatics, and will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to:Guard and monitor pool-related activities and patrons closely in the water and on the pool deck throughout the shift and identify any safety issues;Enforce facility policies and procedures;Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool by performing assigned tasks for pool maintenance;Adhere to and execute the department's and facility's Emergency Action Plan;Attend monthly in-service training;Working knowledge of programs, services, and events scheduled within the Aquatic and Fitness Center;Working with a variety of University and non-University programs ranging from Athletics, Fitness, Intramurals, Club Sports, Community Rentals, and more;Embrace and foster our core values (Education, Culture, Fitness & Wellness, and Leadership);Maintain an acceptable level of "readiness" through a personal commitment to excellence in the area of fitness, knowledge, skill proficiency, and professionalism; other duties as assigned; andBeing a positive representative of Mason Recreation.Required Qualifications:All student employees are required to be trained in Lifeguarding, CPR for Professional Rescuers, First Aid, AED, and Blood Borne Pathogens. For students that do not already possess these certifications, training will be provided by the department upon being hired. Other requirements related to the position include:Demonstrated ability to swim in deep water;Availability to work an average of 6 hours up to 30 hours per week;Demonstrated communication skills;Demonstrated customer service skills; andWillingness to learn and grow.Program Description:Mason Recreation creates an atmosphere that encourages individuals to develop lifelong involvement in recreation, fitness wellness activities through both structured and informal opportunities that meet the dynamic needs of our diverse community. Mason Recreation provides opportunities for students, faculty/staff, alumni, and community members to participate in a variety of educational and fitness programs. Programs and services include group exercise, indoor cycling, yoga/Pilates, personal training, fitness-related clinics, and workshops, as well as health, wellness-related events, as well as aquatic-related activities. Intramural and Club sports are further activities that enhance the Mason Recreation experience and offerings. The Lifeguard is a vital part of our organization and represents the safety of our facility.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG5543 at http://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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