Lifeguard I (non-merit)

Location
Park Authority, Virginia
Salary
$10.39 - $17.86 Hourly
Posted
Apr 05, 2019
Closes
Sep 30, 2019
Ref
19-00573
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Interested in becoming a Lifeguard? NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR CERTIFICATIONS ARE REQUIRED! You do not need to obtain a lifeguard certification before applying. Our lifeguards are licensed through the Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program and trained in-house. Training dates will be made available to applicants at the time of their interview. Training is $150.00 for the class. Applicants must be at least 15 years of age at the start of the course. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program. It is also possible to use your lifeguard license to transfer to an FCPA RECenter when the summer season is over.

Duties include:
  • Ensure health and safety of guests by pool surveillance and enforcement of park policies
  • Perform rescue and emergency care as needed (both in water and on land)
  • Provide immediate first aid treatment to guests in distress as needed
  • Maintain water and rescue skills at a "test ready" level at all times
  • Participate in regularly scheduled mandatory in-service trainings for a minimum of 4 hours per month
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • General cleaning and maintenance duties to include locker rooms, grounds, and pool
  • Maintain professional attitude and image at all times


Employment Standards

Prerequisites for the lifeguard course for the Water Mine:
  • Swim 50 yards continuously using a front crawl or breaststroke.
  • Retrieve a 10 pound dive brick from a depth of 5 feet.
  • Swim a minimum of 10 feet underwater
  • Successfully get out of the pool at the pool's edge without using a ladder, steps or ramp

Additional prerequisite requirements may be recommended or required

Prerequisites for the lifeguard course for the RECenters:
  • Swim 100 yards continuously using a front crawl or breaststroke.
  • Retrieve a 10 pound dive brick from a deepest part of the pool
  • Tread Water for 1 minute without the use of hands
  • Successfully get out of the pool at the pool's edge without using a ladder, steps or ramp

Additional prerequisite requirements may be recommended or require

Visit Lifeguard Jobs for complete details and directions on how to apply for these positions.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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