The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Seasonal Lifeguard for the Kroc Augusta, located in Augusta GA.
Ensures the safety of pool patrons and assists with aquatic programs and pool operations. Work is performed under the general supervision of an Aquatics Coordinator.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and ability to meet all health and safety regulations as defined by the Health Department and The Salvation Army; knowledge of principles and practices of education and child development consistent with the KROC Center and The Salvation Army; knowledge of current best practices in regards to the aquatics programs and keep current with new changes that will affect programs; knowledge of water rescue methods; knowledge of lifeguarding and first-aid practices and techniques; knowledge of swimming pool operations to include; sanitation, maintenance, and safety; ability to maintain a professional attitude, approach and to courteously and firmly interact with pool patrons; ability and skill in carrying out water rescues; ability to effectively provide leadership, counseling and education to youth, parents and staff; ability and aptitude to make decisions and meet commitments within established policies and procedures and handle sensitive situations appropriately with staff, children, and parents; ability to supervise staff and participants with varying educational and cultural backgrounds; ability to maintain a professional attitude and approach to problem solving; ability to read, write and communicate the English language.
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or G.E.D; must have two (2) years of Lifeguarding experience. Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must have a valid American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certificate and American Red Cross First Aid Certificate; must be certified in American Red Cross Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), for the Professional Rescuer or become certified within 30 days of employment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Ability to meet attendance requirements and follow Aquatics Attendance Policy; must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis; must be able to perform tasks of a repetitive nature without diminished performance; must be able to bend, squat, twist, and stand, as these movements are a regular requirement of this position; must be physically able to give emergency care if a situation arises; work is performed in a pool environment with some exposure to discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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*Application Submittal Period: 05/03/2022 – until filled
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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- Job Family GA-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Recreation
- Pay Type Hourly
- Augusta, GA, USA