• Lifeguard

    Posted: 01/20/2020

    Ensures the safety of patrons of all ages at High Point City Lake and Washington Terrace aquatic facilities. Ensures cleanliness of facilities and administers first aid to patrons when necessary; does related work as required.
    Work is performed under regular supervision.

    Essential Tasks

    • Supervises recreational swimming and maintains observation of swimmers from pool deck or lifeguard chairs, rescues swimmers from life threatening situations if needed;
    • Provides security, crowd control, and information to facility users;
    • Instructs students enrolled in learn-to-swim classes, including children and adults;
    • Empties trash receptacles as needed, sweeps and washes down pool deck daily, vacuums pool and cleans all scum-gutters;
    • Performs general cleaning and sanitizing of showers and pool bathrooms;
    • Assists in loading and unloading of supplies, chemicals and operational equipment;
    • Assist in pre-season maintenance of pool, preparation for seasonal opening, and post-season maintenance for season closing;
    • Provides first-aid as required and completes accident reports;
    • Serves as concession operator as needed, maintains sales records and makes reports of needed supplies;
    • Participates in in-service training;
    • Works as pool cashier when needed, receives and maintains revenue from pool entrance, balances ticket sales with attendance at closing;
    • Performs waterslide operation, including supervising users;
    • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.
    • Formal education, which includes basic arithmetic.
    • Must have valid Red Cross certifications for lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR by the start of the pool season.
    • Must have strong communication skills and be able to work with people of all ages, individually and in groups.
    • Must be able to work most weekends, holidays and some evenings.