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Pool Lifeguard - Full-time

Company: The Y of Central Maryland
Location: Catonsville
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision, they've made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves. If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us.
Full Time and Part Time Opportunities Available!
POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Swim Director or other assigned associate, Lifeguard 1 is responsible for the safety, cleanliness, and operation of the swimming pool during operating hours. The primary function of the Lifeguard 1 will be to safeguard the health and safety of members, class participants, and guests; and enforce guidelines and safety policies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Reports to work in uniform a minimum of ten minutes prior to assigned shift in order to receive communications and instructions from supervisor or previous lifeguard.
Attend regular in-service training.
Responsible for safety of all swimmers during shift and for the interpretation and enforcement of all pool rules.
Responsible for chemical reading of pool conditions according to bathing code. Adjusts pool as necessary.
Responsible for the upkeep of the pool area and equipment and notifying the supervisor of any needed repairs or adjustments. May perform needed repairs as qualified
Prepares the program/service area with necessary equipment and returns all equipment to proper storage.
Actively engages, orients and assists all participants when not actively guarding.
Focus on quality experiences and engagement within programs, services, and activities
Promotes a professional image and maintains a clean and safe environment at all times.
Ability to work with diverse population, all ages, genders, and sexual orientations
Attend and actively participate in all meetings as assigned
Incorporate the four character values of the Y: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility and adhere to the Y Code of Conduct
Communicate the Y mission and objectives to the community.
Assist in all other areas as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Lifeguard 1 will meet the qualifications set forth by the Y in Central Maryland. Associates shall be of good character and reputation; capable of carrying out assigned responsibilities; capable of accepting training and supervision; and capable of communicating effectively both orally and in writing as applicable to the job responsibility. Minimum qualifications include:
Current lifeguard certification
Current CPR/AED/O2/First Aid certification (or O2 within 30 days of hire)
Successful completion and passing of the Y in Central Maryland swim test
Flexible Schedule, days, nights and weekends
Completion of new associate training (including Child Abuse Prevention) before scheduled to work

The Y in Central Maryland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Moreover, the Y is firmly committed to celebrating and achieving diversity and inclusion in all we do. We strive to be an anti-racist organization and expect all associates to treat others with respect, kindness and dignity, at all times. Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us.
Other details


Job Family Swim/Aquatics
Pay Type Hourly

Keywords: The Y of Central Maryland, Catonsville , Pool Lifeguard - Full-time, Other , Catonsville, Maryland

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