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Campus Recreation at Yates Field House/Lifeguard monitors pool activities and ensures member safety. Lifeguards need to possess knowledge of rescue procedures and emergency medical procedures. To help prevent incidents and ensure safety, lifeguards must enforce all safety guidelines as outlined and remain alert throughout an entire shift. Additional job duties a lifeguard performs include preparing activity and incident reports and performing pool maintenance as needed.
The Lifeguards position is integral to maintaining a safe aquatic environment for our students, faculty, staff and community members who use McCarthy pool. This position reports directly to the Associate Director for Aquatics and Risk Management, Aquatics coordinator and Recreation center supervisor when Director of Aquatics is not in the building.
Work Mode Designation
This position has been designated as On-Campus.
Requirements and Qualifications
Current Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard certification (to include CPR Professional Rescuer)
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Expected to attend at least two in-service trainings each year.
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