Department: Athletics and Physical Education Duration of Position: Temporary Work Schedule: Employee Type: Temporary Posting Date: 05/15/2023 Union Representation: Not Applicable Posting Number: AS374P Pay Rate:
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Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College invites applications for the position of Lifeguard. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall safety of all patrons in the pool area. Job responsibilities include:
Arriving promptly each day for scheduled shift
Closely monitoring activities related to the pool area, identifying any safety issues throughout shift
Directing swimmers out of water in dangerous conditions
Maintaining a clean pool environment
Enforcing rules to ensure all patrons are safe
Act as a first responder in the events of an emergency in the pool
Qualifications Required Qualifications
Current Lifeguard certification
CPR and First Aid certifications
Successful completion of a pre-employment in-water practical skills test
One or more years of lifeguard experience
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.