City of Haines City
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 10.00 to 14.0838
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

*Position open until filled 

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator and Head Lifeguard, performs duties necessary to maintain the safety of pool patrons in and around pool and pool areas through communicating and enforcing all pool regulations and safety compliance measures, and responding to pool related and lifesaving emergencies. Responsible for spotting hazards, preventing accidents, and conducting daily patron incident, count and daily receipts reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Performs duties necessary to maintain the safety of pool patrons in and around pool and pool areas through communicating and enforcing all pool regulations and safety compliance measures, and responding to pool related and lifesaving emergencies. Responsible for spotting hazards, preventing accidents, and responding to rescue emergencies and first aid incidents.
  2. Performs daily "checks" to ensure the pool and pool areas are being properly maintained, to include requesting needed repairs and/or maintenance, and reporting any hazardous conditions requiring maintenance staff's attention. Duties include, but are not limited, trash and debris removal, and cleaning restroom and/or locker room, rest and picnic areas.
  3. Assists the Head Life Guard with teaching swim lesson.
  4. Performs additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of a curriculum resulting in Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certifications.
  • WSI certification preferred.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to perform drowning rescues, carry and place victims on backboards, and administer first and CPR.
  • Ability to react quickly in a calm and professional manner during emergency and/or lifesaving situations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, campers, parents and/or guardians, businesses and the general public is essential.
  • Ability to implement and oversee activities and events.
  • Ability to read.
  • Knowledge of lifesaving methods and procedures, including first aid and standard resuscitation measures.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations governing conduct of the public at pools.
  • Knowledge of swimming pool sanitations and chlorination systems.
  • Skilled in the application of lifesaving techniques.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing, and background and credit checks.
  • Must be able to pass the State required background check for persons working with children.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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