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Our Per Diem Lifeguard is responsible for assisting in supporting and enforcing rules and regulations and for the safety of the pool facility within the lifeguard certifications. He/she/they are also responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons within the pool area (s) by preventing and responding to emergencies. Applicants must be responsible, alert, reliable, and have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude.

How You’ll Help Us Be Successful:

  • Enforce and follow pool rules and use proper lifeguarding procedures when needed
  • Educate members and non-members on safe water habits
  • Monitor pool areas as assigned
  • Maintain constant surveillance of members and non-members in the pool area
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure the safety of members and non-members in the event of an emergency
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical service
  • Perform appropriate water rescues when necessary
  • Assist with various camps and programs as assigned
  • Participates in special events as directed by the Aquatics Director
  • Perform various opening and closing duties as described on the daily to-do list
  • Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility
  • Prepare pool surroundings for daily use, including but not limited to straightening tables, chairs, pool equipment, and offices; and disposing of trash and debris
  • Keep the Aquatics Director informed of any problems arising with members and non-members
  • Report all accidents, administer first aid, and incidents with an injury report
  • Check the quality of the pool water for the required times, record measurements, and any abnormal pool readings
  • Check all safety equipment when coming on duty and report any unsafe conditions to the Aquatics Director
  • Attend all scheduled lifeguard training sessions.
  • Attend to specific setup, breakdown, and/or cleaning duties adherent to your shift
  • Report to the Aquatics Director any substitutions, pool maintenance problems, discipline problems, abnormal pool chemical readings, and any safety concerns
  • Additional duties as assigned by the supervisor

What You’ll Need To Be Successful:

  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the professional rescuer
  • Nassau County Lifeguard Certification (IA or IB)
  • Swim lesson instruction or coaching experience preferred
  • Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred
  • Reliable team player with the ability to work under pressure and multitask
  • Excellent communication with employees, members, and guests
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, positive attitude and professional appearance

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