Company: Old Colony YMCA
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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
Keywords: Old Colony YMCA, Brockton , lifeguard, Other , Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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