Lifeguard

Position Purpose:

Responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons in and around the pool. Monitor swimmers, enforce safety rules, and respond to accidents or situations requiring assistance. Maintain cleanliness of the pool area and decks and ensure that all hazards are removed. Monitor chemicals in pools. Complete safety reports and records as required and ensures that positive relations are maintained with the public.

Nature and Scope:

The position requires good human relations skills. Attentiveness, responsibility, strong swimming abilities, and skill in using effective water rescue and life saving techniques are necessary for the successful execution of this position. Basic skills in CPR, rescue breathing, and other basic first aid techniques are also necessary.

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