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lifeguard

Company: Old Colony YMCA
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB FUNCTIONS:1. Program Responsibilities Arrive on deck, in uniform, ready to open pool promptly at scheduled time. Smile and greet members courteously Assist in planning, organizing and implementing a full composition of aquatic special events to include but not be limited to lap swim incentives and water walking incentives Monitor lap swimmers and designate fast or slow lanes when required. Explain class and pool procedure to program participants, enforcing all posted pool rules. Provide friendly courteous service to all members, clients and volunteers of the YMCA. Report all accidents and incidents to supervisor on appropriate forms. Wear appropriate lifeguard attire as requested by supervisor. Attend all staff meetings scheduled by supervisor. Secure ALL pool doors at the end of your shift unless properly relieved by another certified staff member Communicate to all program participants and all members all program and membership promotions.2. Fiscal ResponsibilityNone3. Supervision of PersonnelNone4. Facility/Housekeeping Responsibilities Properly test water for chemical balance and record at assigned times. Report any problems immediately to Head Lifeguard. Check all safety equipment at the beginning of the shift, reporting any problems in writing to supervisor. Follow daily maintenance schedule as assigned including hosing deck, brushing down pool walls, cleaning staff office, reporting all problems in writing to supervisor. Maintain highest level of cleanliness in pool area.5. Interdivisional/Community/Volunteer Responsibility Demonstrate the character values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility at all timesYMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES - LEADER Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fundraising. Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others. Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work, and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/Physical Requirements (Minimum required) Minimum 16 years old Current Lifeguard certification in either Red Cross, YMCA or Ellis and current certification in CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 Must cross-over to Ellis Lifeguard Certification within 30-60 days and YMCA cross-over within 6 months. Must be able to perform all physical tasks of a Lifeguard as well as lift an adult male from the pool onto the pool deck. Complete program specific and employee orientation training by required timeline. CLOSING STATEMENTTo ensure the overall operation of the YMCA and support team-work, I will accept additional responsibilities as assigned.RequirementsJOB SUMMARYUnder the supervision of the Aquatics Director or Designee, the Lifeguard is responsible for the safety and well being of participants using the Old Colony Y aquatic facility.

Keywords: Old Colony YMCA, Brockton , lifeguard, Other , Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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