Lifeguard - Indoor/Outdoor Pool (Temporary Position)
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Internal Number: 28572
Department: Campus Recreation - 40120
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
Certified Lifeguards to assist with the operation and participant supervision at the Leonard Student Recreation Center Indoor & Outdoor pools. Duties include leading and upholding policies, procedures, and guidelines, responding to emergencies and performing regular maintenance of the aquatic spaces. In addition, customer service and maintaining a welcoming environment for patrons is important and will be a focus for this position.
Respond to all in-water and dry land emergencies, which includes administration of emergency care to any person injured or who experiences a sudden illness
Promptly complete or assist in the completion of accident and/or incident reports
Answer questions regarding aquatic programs and procedures
Correctly test and document pool chemicals
Clean, maintain and disinfect the pool decks and equipment
Enforce all facility rules, policies, and procedures
Effectively communicate to patrons the proper use of equipment
Remove and install pool lap lanes as needed
Set up and tear down for special events and programs
Establish and maintain good customer service and aid in a courteous manner
Experience working in aquatic facilities within collegiate recreation or community/private pool
Experience teaching swim lessons or other related aquatic programming
Required Certifications or Licensure:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
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About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.