Lifeguard

Employer
NOVA Parks
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1749838602
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
The Lifeguard is responsible for monitoring the swimming pool and deck area for the safety of swimmers and patrons. Free Lifeguard Training. Pay Rate: $11.00 per hourReturning Guards are paid $12.00 per hourMajor Duties/Specific TasksEnsure safety of all pool patrons in and around the swimming pool.Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies.Attend and participate in staff meetings and in-service trainings.Inform swimmers and pool patrons of rules and regulations and enforce as needed.Handle inquiries and provide assistance and information as needed.Administer first aid to injured patrons.Assist with minor housekeeping duties around pool complex including trash clean up, cleaning restrooms, arranging deck furniture, collecting tubes, etc.Assist with pool operation and maintenance including vacuuming, cleaning scum line, removing debris from pool deck, cleaning deck furniture, etc.Report unsafe conditions to the Manager on Duty.May fill-in as a park, pool, or concession attendant in emergency situations.Perform additional duties as assigned by the Pool Manager or Water Safety Officer.Minimum QualificationsAt least 16 years oldAttend and successfully complete an Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP) course hosted by NOVA Parks.Strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions;Able toSwim 200 yards without stoppingRetrieve a 10pound brick from the deepest end of the poolTread water for 2 minutes without using your arms or handsMaintain ILTP certification and Community First Aid through mandatory in-service training of no less than four hours monthly.Thorough knowledge and application of life guarding rescue techniques.Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public.Ability to gain a working knowledge of NOVA Parks, its history, organization, rules and regulations.Availability to work additional hours during peak operating season.Availability to work a variable work schedule, which WILL include early and late hours, weekends, and holidays.Ability to understand and follow oral instructions;Required to purchase and wear standard lifeguard uniform.

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