Addison Central School District Lifeguard (Seasonal) - LG07062022 in Addison, New York
The work involves responsibility for looking after the safety and welfare of bathers at a public swimming pool. The work is carried out in accordance with well-established standard water safety and lifesaving practices and procedures and involves primarily the patrol of the swimming area at a public pool and remaining vigilant at all times for emergencies requiring his/her attention. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher-ranking recreation employee or program administrator with leeway allowed and expected for the exercise of independent and sound judgment in emergency situations. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Stands watch or patrols swimming pool area, keeping bathers within bounds and going to their aid when they are in difficulty;
Applies resuscitation techniques and otherwise renders first aid as needed;
Instructs beginners in swimming;
Keeps the pool area free of glass and other debris;
Keeps order among swimmers and enforces pool rules; and
Other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of first aid, lifesaving, and rescue work as applied to accidents in and around the water;
Ability to swim well;
Ability to deal with the public and to secure the cooperation of others without unnecessary antagonism;
Ability to exercise sound judgment in emergencies and to react rapidly;
Ability to make simple reports;
Excellent powers of observation;
Laconic demeanor ; and
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Current high school student or high school graduate.
Possession of appropriate, valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, Standard First Aid, and CPR certificates are required at time of appointment.
Civil Service Title: Lifeguard (Seasonal)
Job Number: LG07062022