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Job ID 82569
Lifeguard
Main Campus
$12.50
Winter
Non Work-Study
Up to 28 hrs/wk (Flexible 6am - 8pm)

• Candidates interested in the lifeguard position may be reimbursed for the cost of the certification course up to $250 if completed within six months prior to their start date. More information on certification reimbursement and requirements for eligibility will be discussed at an interview.
• If not certified, but willing to become lifeguard certified – the Ford Fieldhouse is willing to help cover the cost of the lifeguard certification. Please see the requirements section of this posting.
• Monitor patron surveillance and safety at all times with no distractions. Respond to emergencies as needed.
• Responsible for opening and closing the pool facility.
• Must be punctual, demonstrate excellent attendance, and be able to work under pressure.
• Must be comfortable working in a team environment.
• Provide excellent customer service to all patrons.
• Enforce all pool facility rules as well as the Ford Fieldhouse rules when needed.
• Monitor the pool’s main door keeping accurate track of who is using/entering the pool facilities, and assessing appropriate identification when necessary.
• Maintain an accurate pool entry log sheet
• Organize the pool deck to make sure it is kept neat, clean, and free from any items which do not belong out or are potentially hazardous. Place equipment where it belongs.
• Assist program leadership with the effective production of activities taking place in the pool.
• Participate in regular lifeguard staff in-service training.
• Perform any other duties as assigned.

• Must maintain an American Red Cross lifeguarding certification.
• Must be capable of passing a lifeguarding skills test-demonstrating competency in any skills a lifeguard must know, (CPR, AED, Spinal Boarding, First Aid, Etc.)
• Must be punctual, demonstrate excellent attendance, and be able to work under pressure.
• Must communicate well with patrons and staff verbally and in writing.
• Must be capable of swimming and/or treading water for extended periods of time
• Must be physically capable of responding to emergencies on the pool deck and in the water.
• Must be physically capable of extricating patrons from the pool floor in both the shallow and deep end (42in to 13 feet 6 inches)
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