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Requisition Number 11006 Lifegaurd-Anahiem Red Shield
Post Date 1/11/2019
Title Lifeguard
City Anahiem
State CA
Description GENERAL STATMENT

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

POSTION SUMMARY

The Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of all persons in or near the swimming pool and locker rooms, enforcing pool rules, and responding appropriately to emergencies.

As part of the Anaheim Red Shield team, all employees share the following expectations and assigned duties:
Values – work with other staff, volunteers and members to instill positive attitudes, life skills development, Christian values and service to others.
Safety – ensure the safe participation of all members, guests and fellow staff in center activities and programs, adhering to center safety policies and procedures.
Maintenance – assist in the proper care and maintenance of the facility and equipment following designated maintenance procedures assigned by supervisors.
Security – work with center staff and directors to monitor and maintain the security of our facility.
Special Events – assist center staff as required in the planning, development and implementation of special events and programs throughout the year.
Employees may also be requested to perform other reasonable business related duties by their immediate supervisor or center management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

- Provide direct pool supervision.
- Enforce pool rules, policies and regulations.
- Assist as required with pool maintenance.
- Monitor pool areas, including office, deck and locker rooms.
- Respond appropriately to emergencies.
- Record pool statistics and reports.
- Participate in staff training and development programs.
- Keep all certifications current.
- Follow center policies and procedures.
Requirements WORKING CONDITIONS

Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to perform lifeguard saving techniques within certification guidelines. Be able to work in an environment with high humidity. Ability to be in and out of pool water during a shift.

Acknowledgement of The Salvation Army’s Religious Purposes
The employee acknowledges that he/she has been informed and understands The Salvation Army’s religious purpose and status as a church. The employee agrees that he/she shall do nothing in his/her relationship with The Salvation Army as an employee to undermine its religious mission. The employee agrees and understands that his/her work-related conduct must not conflict with, interfere with, or undermine such religious programs or the Army’s religious purposes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Must hold current lifeguard (WSI), CPR and First Aid certifications.
• Lifeguards must keep these certifications up-to-date and continuous, participating as required in training programs as assigned by the Aquatics Coordinator.
• Ability to develop encouraging relationships with clients and parents of clients.

SKILLS,KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

• A criminal background check is required with certification for Protect the Mission policies and procedures.
• Working knowledge of Salvation Army policies, procedures, and programs, as well as a compassionate understanding and adherence to Salvation Army ministry and mission.
• Ability to work flexible hours including some weekends and evenings.
• All lifeguards must keep these certifications up-to-date and continuous, participating as required in training programs as assigned.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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