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Lifeguard

Company: GREATER LOWELL FAMILY YMCA
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionGREATER LOWELL FAMILY YMCA - JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title: LifeguardReports to: Aquatics Director/ Assistant Aquatics Director/ SupervisorsGeneral FunctionUnder direct supervision, ensure a safe, clean and enjoyable aquatic environment for YMCA members and participants. Ensure the safety of all individuals in or around the pool. Remain alert and enforce all rules while on duty. Recognize emergency situations, rescue individuals in stress, perform emergency care and contact EMS as needed.Principle ActivitiesEnsure the safety of all swimmers and prevent injury by supervising the pool area. Scan the pool every 10 seconds and reactimmediately to any' signs of distress.Ensure cleanliness of the pool area by putting away all equipment, and picking up any litter, hair and lost items in the pool area at the end of each shift.Administer first aid to any victims following OSHA Blood borne pathogen guidelines. Provide immediate care to sustain life until EMS arrives.Inform supervisor of any equipment needed including first aid supplies, chemical testing supplies and any discrepancies in pool chemistry or clarity.Perform pool maintenance duties in accordance to OSHA standards. Hose down pool deck, put away equipment and perform water quality testing.Maintain all necessary certifications, physical requirements and attend all in service training.Participate as part of the aquatics staff team in providing a safe and enjoyable environment. Respect others by arriving on time and in accordance with schedule. Wear proper attire. Attend staff meetings as required.Provide excellent service to members and participants. Communicate all pool rules and ensure that you are accessible and identifiable.Maintain pool logs, pool updates and incident reports.Perform other related duties as required.QualificationsCurrent YMCA or ARC Life guarding, CPR and First AidAbility to see and hear individuals in the pool area.Ability to use a pool chemistry kitAbility to communicate verbally and inwritingAbility to sit or stand for long periods of timeAbility to perform activities, which require sustained concentration and attention.OtherFollows the YMCA mission and the four core values of caring, honesty respect and responsibility.RequirementsCurrent YMCA or ARC Life guarding, CPR and First AidAbility to see and hear individuals in the pool area.Ability to use a pool chemistry kitAbility to communicate verbally and inwritingAbility to sit or stand for long periods of timeAbility to perform activities, which require sustained concentration and attention.

Keywords: GREATER LOWELL FAMILY YMCA, Lowell , Lifeguard, Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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