LIFEGUARD SUMMARY: Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of an aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. - Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. - Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service. - Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility. - Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports. - Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: AED Certified; CPR Certified; Current certification as Lifeguard by a recognized source of training. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: - Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. - Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques. - Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department. - Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork. - Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures. - Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions. - Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
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