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Lifeguard

Benbrook YMCA, Benbrook, Texas, United States of America, Ryan YMCA, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America Req #49
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth Employment Application
Description
Looking for a summer job that is fun, active and around lots of people? Do you have a passion for aquatics and living a healthy way of life? Are you at least 16 years old? 
 
Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation's health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.
 
We are looking for Lifeguards, for our (Indoor/Outdoor) pool who enjoy a fast-paced environment. Lifeguards ensure the safety of swimmers and aquatic facility by supervising the pool during lap, open, swim team and swim lesson programs, administer life-saving skills if required, actively participate in obtaining water safety certifications.

Responsibilities of a Lifeguard 
Candidate will act as a lifeguard during recreational, instructional and exercise usage of the pool; must be alert at all times, keeping in mind that the safety of program participants is your primary responsibility must keep a neat and clean appearance; must work at peak efficiently in all aspects of the aquatic program assigned; must arrive and leave work at the assigned times; should be ready to go to work at least 5 minutes prior to scheduled guarding time; must be properly dressed according to set standards; must enforce pool regulations for swimmers promptly and courteously; must test pool for chemistry and temperature, to log chemical levels, temperatures, water clarity, bather load and any actions taken hourly on the proper recording forms; must provide vigilant, undistracted supervision of the pool; must read and be familiar with staff aquatic manual; must understand and be able to carry out first aid and branch emergency procedures; must report fully all accidents and incidents on the correct forms; must check safety equipment when coming on duty and report any problems to the pool manager; must lock and unlock doors/gates to control entrance or exit of swimmers; must be able to perform all skills constituting a part of the training program for life guarding certifications; must clean up equipment and make sure all equipment is stored in its proper place.

 

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is understood that the employee will also perform other reasonable association duties and will be responsible for implementation of the policies, procedures and standards established by the Metropolitan Board, the branch Board of Managers and the Association Leadership. Job descriptions are reviewed periodically and may be revised at the discretion of management. This job description is not a written or implied contract.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $9.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $10.00
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, January 30, 2019
  • Benbrook YMCA, Benbrook, Texas, United States of America
  • Ryan YMCA, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America