A lifeguard has the responsibilities of the order at the pool facility by preventing accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of patrons. Lifeguards are also responsible for monitoring the pool facilities for potential hazards or unsafe conditions, providing first aid to patrons, custodial duties in maintaining the pool facilities, public relations, and all other secondary duties as necessary.
Work Examples (Essential Functions)
- Perform First Aid and CPR when called upon Watch the assigned area in rotation to prevent accidents and injuries. See that necessary precautions are observed to insure the health, safety, & welfare of guests Aid the pool manager in every way necessary to keep the pool facility running smoothly Report promptly at assigned time of duty and remain on duty status until the designated shift has been completed Enforce the facility rules and regulations and adhere to the policies of the facility and aid in controlling the behavior of those guests who use the facility. (Remind guests of pool rules when necessary in a polite, firm manner, and contact management if necessary.) Maintain positive public relations at the swimming pool Document and reports all disciplinary problems and accidents to the Manager or Assistant Manager, reports will be neat and concise Custodial duties in maintaining a clean facility including but not limited to bathrooms, trash picked up in and outside of facility, pool vacuumed Inform the Manager when supplies are needed and if equipment needs repaired Attend all scheduled staff meetings and trainings Check all gates and doors at closing time Other secondary duties as deemed necessary or as required