Job Details

Requisition Number 06045 Lead LG 06/17
Post Date 6/17/2020
Title Lifeguard
City Ewa Beach
State HI
Description POSITION TITLE: Lead Lifeguard
DEPARTMENT: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (Kroc Center Hawaii)
SUPERVISOR: Aquatic Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
CLASSIFICATION: Part Time, Hourly

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional and physical regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: 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.

KROC CENTER HAWAII VISION: Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Lead Lifeguard is responsible for the health and safety of members and guests in attendance at the Aquatic facility, carry out rescues as required, and are also responsible for the cleanliness of the aquatic facility. They also guide and mentor the lifeguard and pool attendant teams.

The Kroc Center Hawaii Lead Lifeguard will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the community.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High School graduate or GED.
2. American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification.
3. First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
4. At least 3 years lifeguard experience or a minimum of 1,500 work hours as a lifeguard at Kroc Center Hawaii.

Any equivalent combination of training and/or education in lieu of work experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be accepted.

PREFERRE QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Water Safety Instructor Certification and/or Lifeguard Instructor Certification
2. Water Exercise Instructor preferred
3. Certified Pool Operator certification

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Provide all life-guarding services; rescues swimmers in danger of drowning. Respond to emergency situations and if necessary, administer CPR/First Aid according to training guidelines. Prepare and submit accident/incident and PTM reports.
2. Assist in the supervision and coaching of lifeguards and pool attendants; provide support to swim program teams
3. Assist with scheduling of lifeguards to ensure that adequate coverage of pool areas is maintained during operating ours. Review time exception reports, absence reports, and vacation requests with the Aquatics Manager.
4. Assists with schedules, coordinates and conducts in-service training. Ensures that lifeguards are fully competent in first aid, CPR, and all water rescue techniques.
5. Ensures that aquatics programs are occurring as desired and assist the Aquatic Manager with overall management of swimming events.
6. Provide excellent internal and external customer service. Create a positive experience for guess through professional and courteous behavior.
7. Assists the Aquatics Maintenance Technician and Aquatics Manager in maintaining the cleanliness of the pool area, locker rooms and facility (i.e. scrubbing, washing, picking up litter, etc.).
8. Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and regulations. Maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas.
9. Follows emergency action plan and procedures established in the event of an emergency.
10. Maintain swimming and rescue skills through conditioning swims and attendance at all training sessions, staff meetings, and in-service trainings.
11. Ensure lost property is handled and recorded in line with procedures.
12. Observe, document, and report safety issues to the appropriate supervisors.
13. May assist in determining chlorine content and pH value of water using water testing kit and recording readings.
14. Responsible for the availability and safekeeping of emergency equipment (rescue tubes, backboard, signs and other equipment. Report any damage or malfunction of equipment, pool, pool area or facility to Aquatic Manager.
15. Assist in the opening and closing of the aquatic facilities. Perform roam duties as required.
16. Assists the Aquatics Manager with early childhood swim education program, and other swim classes offered to the community.
17. Assume a schedule of flexible working hours, including weekends, holidays and evenings.
18. Practice safe work habits and contribute to the safety of self, Kroc Center Hawaii co-workers and the general public.
19. Ability to work effectively as a team player.
20. Maintain a neat, professional appearance.
21. Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.
22. Maintain the Code of Ethics policy, which has been established for the Kroc Center Hawaii.
23. Perform other assignments/duties as directed.

MENTAL DEMANDS:
1. Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask.
2. Detail oriented and attention to detail.
3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure.
4. Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self- directed schedule.
5. Ability to take projects from beginning through completion.
6. Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner.
7. Must possess the self-discipline necessary to perform repetitive tasks without lowering quality of work.
8. Able to work with limited supervision, and work in a team setting with other professionals.
9. Exercise good judgment and comfortable taking initiative with projects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 50-75 pounds and occasionally more than 75 pounds. This employee may also be required to work weekends and evenings.

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:
The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephone; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies.
The position requires the ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner in conformity with The Salvation Army Mission Statement. The position also requires the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:
Rescue hooks, rescue tubes, ring buoys, spine boards, c-collars, and respirator.
Chemical feeders, chemicals, pool vacuums, wet/dry vacuums, pool filters and other pool maintenance equipment.

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES
1. American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification
2. First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer
3. Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred
4. Lifeguard Instructor Certification preferred

CLEARANCES
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.
The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

• Interested parties must apply online at http://www.kroccenterhawaii.org/careers.html

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