To supervise the activities of swimmers by enforcing rules and regulations.
To warn swimmers of improper activities or hazards.
To rescue persons in distress or in danger of drowning when indicated and provide rescue breathing, CPR and First Aid.
To notify the NYSDOH of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen.
To check all safety equipment is working properly on a daily basis, and report to the Aquatic Manager any equipment that is in need of repair.
To successfully and positively perform within work team dynamics.
To be on time and capable of performing tasks within team dynamics.
To supervise all patrons in and around the pool area.
To answer inquiries pertaining to the use of the pool.
To move lane lines as directed.
To direct all helpful suggestions from participants and others to direct supervisor.
To attend scheduled in-service training.
To maintain attendance and activity record and complete required reports.
To provide periodic supervision and custodial needs of locker rooms.
To assist in cleaning and maintaining the pool and related areas and facilities.
Requires knowledge of water hazards, lifesaving techniques and first aid, recognize hazardous situations, and adopt effective courses of action.
Requires effective communication skills and the ability to engage positively with the public.
Requires attentiveness to visual and audible cues for recognition and identification of swimmers in distress or in process of unsafe behaviors.
Requires proficient swimming ability and the proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques.
Requires current CPR/AED, First Aid & Lifeguard certifications.
Lifeguarding with CPR/AED for professional rescuers and First Aid certification and/or beachfront certification.
Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students within a university context.
Requires ability to frequently sit, kneel, stand, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility.
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