YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Lifeguard

US-KS-Atchison
Req No.
2017-2697
Atchison Family YMCA
Category
Aquatics
Type
Part-Time
Minimum Salary
USD $7.65/Hr.
Midpoint Salary
USD $9.33/Hr.
Position Hours
10-20
US-KS-Atchison

Overview

We are looking for Lifeguards to work for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City, at our newly renovated Atchison YMCA pool.

Responsibilities

  • Continuously scan the pool (every 10 seconds), whirlpool and sauna areas, checking for safe conditions.

  • Must maintain high level of alertness at all times.
  • Staff may be videotaped for safety audit purposes and ongoing training.
  • Will be required to complete 2 hours of in-service training a month.
  • Position may require environment changes (outdoor to indoor, humid environments).
  • Will be required to participate in ongoing training that will be held during operational hours (operational manikin drops, pool safety checks, CPR checks).
  • Enforce all posted rules and any other rules that are required to ensure the safety of all participants.
  • Must constantly watch the pool and have a rescue tube, whistle, emergency button, and supplemental oxygen barrier mask ready and available at all times, actively scanning 10 x 10. Lifeguard is not to do secondary duties in place of scanning their zone of protection.
  • Make sure that the pool deck is free of clutter and perform all maintenance duties assigned by Aquatic Director.
  • Test pool chemical levels and report changes to Aquatics Director immediately.
  • Fill out all Y accident and incident reports completely and turn into the Aquatics Director.
  • Responsible for opening and closing procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining the continuity of lap swim and moving participants accordingly.
  • Must be able to be a team player with all staff.
  • Must notify appropriate staff of any unsafe conditions, needed repairs, complaints, accidents, or injuries immediately.
  • Must participate in special events within the Aquatics Department and may include events facility-wide.
  • Must participate in events benefiting the Annual Mission campaign. 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Required to maintain established performance levels.
  • Must successfully complete a swim-test
  • Must pass a Lifeguard certification course prior to hire if not
    currently certified.

We accept the following nationally recognized Lifeguard Certifications:


YLG 6th ED
ARC American Red Cross
Starguard
Jeff Ellis and Associates (special facilities or deep water)
Boy Scouts of America

 

Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and
Emergency Oxygen from one of the following organizations:

American Health and Safety Institute
Emergency Care and Safety Institute
American Red Cross

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