The Lifeguard has a legal duty to protect the safety of people in an assigned area. The Lifeguard has a professional obligation to prevent potential accidents by enforcing the rules and regulations of an aquatic setting and to react to any emergencies that occur.
Must be able to read, and interpret printed material and illustrations.
Must have good eye-hand coordination.
Must be able to:
Anticipate how and where incidents will occur
Recognize incidents utilizing the “10/20 Protection Rule”
Effectively manage the incidents with skills that must be maintained at a “test-ready” competency, including,
NPWLTP technical skills
ECSI Professional Rescuer CPR
ECSI First Aid
ECSI Oxygen Administration
Think critically about the complications that might be present in real situations
Act in a professional manner
Protect your safety and well-being
Understand how to prevent exposure to disease transmission
Abide by the contents and obligations as set forth in the NPWLTP Lifeguard License Agreement.
Able to lift and drag up to 150 pounds unassisted.
Able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, including in elevated chairs.
Able to visually inspect conditions of pools and swimmers with 20/20 vision in both eyes (with or without corrective lenses).
Able to hear noises and sounds of distress even outside one's vision.
Able to communicate verbally including projecting the voice across large distances.
Ability to follow and accomplish technical and complex instructions & procedures.
The Lifeguard is responsible for maintaining an environment that is both safe and pleasant for pool patrons by maintaining a 10/20 send protection standard.
The Lifeguard is responsible for attending weekly in-service training sessions as well as any others deemed necessary by the Aquatics Department.
The Lifeguard must maintain their test readiness at all times while employed. (Test ready – required to pass the ECSI and NPWLTP course skills examination at any times.)
The Lifeguard is required to assist in maintaining a high level of customer service (Aloha Spirit).
The Lifeguard performs other tasks and/or related duties as assigned or required by management and supervisors when necessary.
The Lifeguard is to wear approved uniform and any necessary job-related safety equipment during assigned shift or anytime while on duty.
The Lifeguard may be subject to both pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screening during tenure of employment.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Ability to properly and safely operate equipment used.
Must be 16 years of age or older.
Knowledge of the standards of care in aquatic industry.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Ability to communicate effectively with public, guests and staff members.
Must be firm, fair, consistent and courteous in order to gain the respect and cooperation of the public.
Must have a positive attitude in order to fully cooperate with other guards in a team effort, and adhere to rules and regulations to ensure successful operation of a facility.
Must have the physical and mental conditions necessary to be able to properly and timely activate and complete the EAP system in the case of an emergency.
Must possess good oral communication skills.
Must be skilled in the use and care of supplied equipment.
Independent judgment concerning work methods and procedures is required.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
The Lifeguard must possess a Special Facilities/Shallow water Lifeguard license from the National Pool and Waterpark Lifeguard Training Program.
Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Ability to bend, squat, kneel, reach, stretch, and climb without any difficulty.
Ability to effectively work at different heights.
Able to swim 200 yards continuously using breaststroke and/or front crawl.
Able to retrieve a ten-pound diving brick from the deepest part of the pool and bring it to the wall.
Able to tread water without using hands or arms for a period of two-minutes.
Works in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods of time.
Able to exit lifeguard stand in an emergency.
Able to exit any/all of the pools without the use of a ladder or any additional assistance.
Able to work in team environment as a team member and as team leader.
Must work in environmental conditions that include, but not limited to:
Wet and humid environments.
Indoor environmental conditions with up to 90% humidity and temperatures ranging from 70F to 120 F.
Exposure to chemicals, fumes, dirt, caustic chemicals, acids, odors, waste, and dust
Here at Splash, our employees enjoy free admission to the water park, plus excellent discounts on recreation and dining at Scott Enterprise owned properties.
We have full/part time positions available year round, including: Aquatics, Guest Services, Retail, Food & Beverage, Arcade/ Lazer Tag, Park Services and more!
Find the perfect position for you by scrolling down the page and clicking on your preferred job title to submit an application online. *Please note, all applications are sent to the hiring managers of your preferred department.*
Splash Lagoon provides employment opportunities for ages 16+. Minors (under the age of 18) must have a valid Pennsylvania work permit. If you do not already have a work permit, please contact your local school district.
Depending on business need, the length of time for our hiring process may vary and we appreciate your patience. We are working diligently to find you the perfect fit. We appreciate your interest and invite you to check the website frequently for new employment opportunities.
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