Position Purpose Statement
Answerable to: the Executive Director
The primary responsibility of the Summer Lifeguard position will primarily serve as a lifeguard for the pool and lake. They shall be knowledgeable and proficient in all required certifications to be a lifeguard and/or swim instructor..
Maintain an atmosphere of safety, whether at the swimming pool or the lake, by enforcing rules, providing patron surveillance and a readiness to respond to aquatics emergencies.
Cleaning, maintaining and inspecting pool, deck, pool restrooms, lake canoes and safety equipment.
This position may also support other aspects of the camp as trained and able.
This position shall at all times work cooperatively with colleagues, guests and supervisors. Regular attendance is essential for this position.
Demonstrate a servant leadership approach and help to direct summer staff and volunteers, by facilitating a supportive environment for spiritual formation of staff, and the internalisation of VPBC’s Vision, Mission and Core Values.
Help manage and direct summer staff, support professional and personal development of the summer staff and volunteers through on job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities.
Remain faithful to Personal Principles, Practices, and Policies as expressed in the VPBC Lifestyle Code of Conduct
Adhere to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance
Must be at least 16 years of age
Some on call nights and weekends may be required
Satisfactory completion of background investigation
Verify employment eligibility through completion of USCIS Form I-9
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Timeliness, able to start and end shifts on time.
Ability to use good judgement.
Follow and provide clear written and oral instructions.
Work collaboratively as a team.
Maintain safety as top priority.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively with coworkers, supervisors, patrons and guests.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardisation exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certifications, Licencing, Registrations
Lifeguard Certification First Aid, AED and CPR
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places.
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.