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Lifeguard

Company: NOVA Parks
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Lifeguard is responsible for monitoring the swimming pool and deck area for the safety of swimmers and patrons. Free Lifeguard Training.

Pay Rate: $14.25 per hour
Returning Guards are paid $15.25 per hour

Major Duties/Specific Tasks

  • Ensure safety of all pool patrons in and around the swimming pool.
  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Inform swimmers and pool patrons of rules and regulations and enforce as needed.
  • Handle inquiries and provide assistance and information as needed.
  • Administer first aid to injured patrons.
  • Assist with minor housekeeping duties around pool complex including trash clean up, cleaning restrooms, arranging deck furniture, collecting tubes, etc.
  • Assist with pool operation and maintenance including vacuuming, cleaning scum line, removing debris from pool deck, cleaning deck furniture, etc.
  • Report unsafe conditions to the Manager on Duty.
  • May fill-in as a park, pool, or concession attendant in emergency situations.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Pool Manager or Water Safety Officer.Minimum Qualifications
    • At least 15 years old
    • Attend and successfully complete an Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP) course hosted by NOVA Parks.
    • Strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions;
    • Able to
      • Swim 200 yards without stopping
      • Retrieve a 10 pound brick from the deepest end of the pool
      • Tread water for 2 minutes without using your arms or hands
      • Maintain ILTP certification and Community First Aid through mandatory in-service training of no less than four hours monthly.
      • Thorough knowledge and application of life guarding rescue techniques.
      • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public.
      • Ability to gain a working knowledge of NOVA Parks, its history, organization, rules and regulations.
      • Availability to work additional hours during peak operating season.
      • Availability to work a variable work schedule, which WILL include early and late hours, weekends, and holidays.
      • Ability to understand and follow oral instructions;
      • Required to purchase and wear standard lifeguard uniform.


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Keywords: NOVA Parks, Sterling , Lifeguard, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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