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2022 Summer Lifeguard

Company: Young Men's Christian Association of Trenton NJ
Location: Trenton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


  • Warns swimmers of improper activities or danger and enforces pool regulations and water safety policies.
  • Administers first aid in the event of injury
  • Rescues swimmers in distress or danger of drowning
  • Administers CPR and/or artificial respiration, if necessary.
  • Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
  • Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the safe-in-six model. Completes related reports as required.
  • Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  • Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
  • Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
  • Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
  • Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.Requirements:
    • Minimum age of 17.
    • Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen.
    • Current Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
    • Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
    • Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
    • Professional and courteous demeanor
    • Good communication and public relation skills
      • Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility. Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness.
      • Meet strength and lifting requirements. See and observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility.

        Job Industries
        • Customer Service

Keywords: Young Men's Christian Association of Trenton NJ, Trenton , 2022 Summer Lifeguard, Other , Trenton, New Jersey

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