JOB TITLE: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
REPORTS TO: Aquatics Manager
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is responsible for the prevention of accidents as well as the minimization and elimination of hazardous conditions in all Aquatics areas. In addition, the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor will demonstrate competency to teach and lead specific skills and activities in the water.
- 16 years of age or older.
- Ability to work independently and possess energy and enthusiasm.
- Ability to positively interact with the general public.
- American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification.
- American Red Cross First Aid for the Professional Rescuer Certification.
- American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.
- American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification preferred.
- CPO preferred.
- Previous aquatic experience is preferred.
- Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate skills in swim lessons instruction.
- Ability to demonstrate skills as required for class content and use teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings, lifejackets, etc.
SCHEDULE/COMPENSATION: This is part-time position that will require approximately 20 hours per week. Compensation will be $11.00 per hour.
DISCLAIMER: The information presented above indicates the general nature or level or work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Successful candidate must submit to background check, drug test, and post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
- Must maintain certification status.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT
- Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
- Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
- Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
The YWCA Pueblo will provide additional training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.
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