Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Part-Time
The job of Lifeguard/Swim Instructor was established for the purpose/s of supervising the pool area; provide swimming instruction; ensuring safety rules and regulations and the enjoyment of pool participants; tending to customer needs; and serving as an ambassador for the Aquatic Center. Hours will vary. Pay range from $7.50 - $9.75 per hour depending on experience.
This job reports to Aquatic Supervisor and/or Head Lifeguard
Assists in cleaning pool facilities (e.g. swimming pool, pool deck, locker rooms, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining facility in a sanitary and safe condition.
•Evaluates situations involving swimmers (e.g. improper activities/hazards, persons in distress/danger of drowning, etc.) for the purpose of taking appropriate action and/or reporting incident/s to appropriate personnel for resolutions.
•Maintains a variety of information (e.g. attendance sheets, activity records, swim passes, registering participants, etc.) for the purpose of providing written reference, conveying information and/or meeting mandated requirements.
•Monitors swimming pool activities (e.g. inappropriate activities, persons in distress, etc.) for the purpose of enforcing established
policies and rules; and ensuring the safety and welfare of participants at the facility.
• Performs simple water quality tests for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary and hazard free pool.
• Processes a various swim center documents (e.g. admission fees, register participants, sells swim passes and makes other financial transactions including nightly cash outs and deposits when required, etc.) for the purpose of complying with district policies and procedures.
• Responds to inquiries for the purpose of conveying information regarding swimming pool operations.
• Supervises the activities of swimmers for the purpose of enforcing rules and regulations.
•Attends scheduled in-service training for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and remaining knowledgeable with program guidelines.
• Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: administer first aid, rescue breathing, and CPR; monitoring activities; managing staff/performance; effective listening; and guiding others.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: first aid and CPR; rescue procedures; and safety practices.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: physical stamina; working flexible hours; teamwork; and communication with persons of diverse backgrounds/knowledge/skills.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking, and 45% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and in a generally hazard free environment.
Experience Job related experience is required.
Education High School diploma or equivalent.
Equivalency None Specified
Required Testing Certificates & Licenses
Pre-employment Proficiency Test Lifeguard Certification
Continuing Educ. / Training
Renew Training, First Aid and CPR for the Professional
Rescuer on a yearly basis.
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
Lee's Summit R-7 Schools
301 NE Tudor Road
The 117-square-mile Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is recognized as one of the top educational systems in the state and nation. Located in the southeast portion of the Kansas City metropolitan area, the district serves the communities of Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana and Lake Winnebago as well as unincorporated areas of eastern Jackson County. The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District has gained an annual average of just over 380 new students since 1990, with enrollment for 2012-13 at 17,534.
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