Aquatics - Lifeguard (Shallow Water)
Overview Monitors safety and rescues guests as needed inSoak City(Waterpark) at Kings Dominion. Qualifications Qualifications: Canidates must complete initial Ellis & Associates (E&A) International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP) Shallow Lifeguard License and in-service training to satisfy the E&A ILTP Kings Domion standards. Excellent swimming skills required. Previous Lifeguard experience preferred. Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs. Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law. Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law. Responsibilities Test equipment before opening attractions to guests. Perform a "first" ride on slides to ensure proper operation. Maintain order of guests waiting to ride and check for and enforce all ride restrictions and recommendations. Record Ride capacity. Observe and assist with loading and unloading of guests safely in and out of attractions. Communicate safety regulations with guests. Inflate and deflate inner tubes as needed. Assist in evacuation of guests from rides as needed. Monitor ride continuously for malfunction or safety concerns and communicate to appropriate personnel. Attend four hours of in-service training sessions each month to maintain lifeguard skills and license. Properly use and store rescue equipment. Monitor and ensure the safety of guests and co-workers. Monitor and enforce waterpark and lifeguard rules. Respond to and take appropriate action to resolve concerns and complaints from park guests. Keep supervisor/manager informed of situations related to water park operation. Maintain cleanliness of all work areas and attractions. Operate efficiently within the parameters of an established Emergency Action Plan (EAP). Must attend four hours of training sessions each month to enhnace skills. Performs all duties to satisfactorily meet ILTP andKings Dominion standards. Performs swimming rescues and spinal injury management satisfactorily to meet ILTP and Kings Dominon standards. Performs CPR and First Aid satisfactorily to meet ILTP standards. Must attend and satisfactorily complete all necessary training programs. Assists Park teams as assigned by Manager/Supervisor. Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions. Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision. Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs. Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies. Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Employee Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and procedures. Other duties may be assigned.