Company: YMCA of Greater Boston
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: THIS LIFEGUARD POSITION IS
SPECIFICALLY SEEKING AN APPLICANT FOR EARLY MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON
SHIFTS WITHIN THE HOURS OF 5:45AM-1:00PM. Under the supervision of
the Senior Aquatics Director, this position is responsible for
guarding the pool, ensuring the safety of all patrons, enforcing
pool rules, and implementing the branch EAP as needed. ESSENTIAL
RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES: 1. Prevent emergencies by
scanning the pool in a continuous and consistent manner. 2.
Recognize emergencies or potential incidents and address them
immediately 3. Know and activate the branch and pool EAP when
needed. 4. Perform assists or rescues as needed 5. Provide care
such as, CPR, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen as needed. 6.
Complete incident reports in a timely and effective manner 7.
Enforce pool rules. Handle issues as they arise in a professional
manner. 8. Ensure a clean and safe pool environment at all times.
9. When off the stand, assist with cleaning and testing of the
pool. 10. Maintain a clear and consistent line of communication
with all supervisors. 11. Participate in all branch safety and
quality drills 12. Attend all required monthly and yearly
in-service trainings 13. Arrive 15 minutes prior to start of
scheduled shift. 14. Make sure all doors are securely locked when a
lifeguard is not on duty. Never leave the pool unattended. 15. All
change in hours will be in writing and signed by consenting
parties. You are responsible for finding your own coverage. 16.
Engage in active listening with members in order to build
relationships, understand each individuals goals and interests and
take the initiative to assist in the achievement of those goals.
17. Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with the
YMCA mission and goals at all times. 18. All other duties as
assigned. Requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: At least 16 years
of age. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physically and verbally able to interact
with members and staff.
Must be able to scan the pool visually.
May be required to sit or stand for extended period of time.
At times, be able to lift up to 50 lbs. YMCA Competencies (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Reinforces the Ys values within the
organization and the community. Effectively communicates the
benefits and impact of the YMCAs efforts for all stakeholders.
Collaboration: Serves as a community leader building collaborations
based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals.
Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals.
Has strong communications skills and uses them to communicate with
all members and supervisors. Has an expectation of quality and
consistency from self and others. Operational Effectiveness:
Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Ensures
continuous personal improvement. Personal Growth: Creates a sense
of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates
challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal
learning. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills
required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates
up-to-date knowledge and skills. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level
in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Shifts include early mornings during the week and on the weekends.
REQUIRED TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS: Child Abuse Prevention (within
first four weeks of employment) Respect in the Workplace (Sexual
Harassment Prevention) The Professional Lifeguard CPR, First Aid,
O2 Lifeguarding Certification (Red Cross, or YMCA) SCHEDULE
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of two shifts per week per session (schedule
cycle) One must be a weekend shift Exception if you are opener (pre
7am) Sub once a month
Keywords: YMCA of Greater Boston, Somerville , Opening Lifeguard, Other , Reading, Massachusetts
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