• Lifeguard (High Point City Lake and Washington Terrace Park)

    Posted: 02/15/2021

    The City of High Point's Parks & Recreation Department seeks to fill Lifeguard position.

    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
    Salary: $11.00/hr.+ Depending on Qualifications.

    Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system. To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc. The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.