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Lifeguard

 

 

Lifeguard

Position Purpose:

Responsible for maintaining a safe pool environment while effectively performing lifeguard duties.

Education, Experience, & Skills (Minimum Requirement):

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Previous experience as a lifeguard preferred.

Licensure/Certification Requirement(s):

  • American Red Cross certification in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid required upon hire.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Maintains control of the pool and enforces safety rules in a firm but positive manner.
  • Ensures the pool is never left unattended unless it is empty and all doors are locked.
  • Records water and air quality measurements. Reports any abnormalities or problems with the readings.
  • Responsible for the safety of all guests in the pool area.
  • Understands and maintains knowledge and understanding of the Aquatics Department Policies and Procedures.
  • Keeps pool and pool area clean and clear of potential safety hazards and informs Aquatics Director, Aquatics Coordinator, or maintenance personnel of any problems or necessary repairs.
  • Always alert and ready to prevent unsafe happenings and to help others in need of attention within the facility.
  • Performs other pool set up, breakdown, and cleaning duties as required.
  • Maintains a constant communication pipeline with the Aquatic Director and Aquatics Coordinator.
  • Exchanges resources and information with other Family Wellness Employees.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Service
    • Interacts with customers in a warm and friendly way.
    • Takes immediate action to meet customer requests or needs.
    • Listens to understand what customers have to say.
  • Safety
    • Recognizes safety hazards and takes corrective action; seeking assistance when needed.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of operational policies and procedures.
    • Performs work safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.
  • Mission and Values
    • Demonstrates personal commitment to the Mission and Values of the organization.
      • Mission:
        • The mission of Family Wellness is to inspire healthy lifestyles by connecting people in a fun environment.
      • Values:
        • Teamwork Support each other.
        • Communication Share. Listen. Learn.
        • Integrity Do the right thing.
        • Innovation Keep it fresh.
        • Safety Create a safe place.
        • Welcome Inviting.
        • Fun Enjoy life.
    • Makes a decision considering the impact of the decision on other areas.
    • Initiates collaboration with others outside of service area.
    • Models accountability for learning by sharing knowledge and learning from others.
    • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Interpersonal/Communication/Relationships
    • Builds effective working relationships.
    • Expresses appreciation to others for their work.
    • Treats others with respect.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates both knowledge and application of Family Wellness policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Facilitates and supports change within Family Wellness.
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning for themselves and staff.
  • Demonstrates and applies continuous quality improvement knowledge and skills.

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates skill in accessing, preparing and using information as relevant to position.
  • Verbalizes and demonstrates knowledge of procedures for maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee and member information.
  • Demonstrates ability to collect, analyze and present data as appropriate to position.

EQUIPMENT COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates skill in use of equipment relevant to position; verbalizes knowledge of appropriate safety procedures.
  • Diagnoses equipment problems; repairs equipment or seeks out appropriate person to make repairs.
  • Consistently informs appropriate person of problems encountered with repairs or calibration of equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, this employee is frequently required to use fine motor skills to operate a computer, keyboard, and mouse, and must sit, stand, walk, and kneel. Must be able to speak, hear, and understand the English language. This employee occasionally is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

BLOOD EXPOSURE

This position is classified as a Category III position under OSHA guidelines with no risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials.


Featured Employer Information
Family Wellness
2960 SETER PKWY
Fargo ND 58104
PH:
701-234-2400
Website:
www.familywellnessfargo.org