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Lifeguard
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

Principal Responsibilities:

JOIN THE ACTIVE WELLNESS TEAM Active Wellness is a specialty management company passionate about building active communities through fitness and wellness. With 45 commercial, corporate, medical fitness and community center locations across the country, our mission is to build and inspire healthier, more active lives through high touch interactions and technologies that support a better quality of life. We accomplish this by creating inspiring environments, delivering results-based programming and building meaningful relationships that support positive change in people's lives. Our employees have continued support, training and resources to deliver results to our members, and clients. Active Wellness operates fitness centers across the US and we are always looking for individuals that are passionate like us to join the team.

Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of the swimming pool environment and must closely monitor and rescue swimmers.

Essential Functions:

 Project and promote a professional image

 Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies, and procedures to patrons

 Rescue swimmers in need of assistance

 Demonstrate proper rescue techniques, including but not limited to, swimming rescues, First Aid, and CPR

 Administer emergency care to patrons in need of assistance

 Monitor activities of patrons in the water and on deck and minimized the possibility of patron injury

 Conduct routine chemical test of the water on an hourly basis

 Keep accurate records of incident reports, maintenance, and chemical testing

 Perform routine maintenance of pool and pool equipment

 Keep all certification current

 Effectively supervise the swimming area from an elevated Lifeguard chair

 Attend all in-service trainings

 Keep physically fit in order to perform the job effectively

Other Functions:

 Be knowledgeable about all programs and activities offered by Active Sports Clubs

 Promote club services and activities

 Assist with keeping the club well stocked and clean

 Inventory of food items as well as locker and laundry service

 Maintain safety book/emergency log, massage log, and lost and found ledger

Minimum Qualifications:

Certifications, Licenses, etc.:

Lifeguards must maintain the following:

 American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent training).

 American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training).

 American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training).

Performance Testing*:

All lifeguards are required to perform the following performance test prior to employment and may be tested at any time throughout their employment.

Performance test are as follows:

 Swim 300 yards continuous

 Tread water for two minutes using legs only

 Demonstrate the proper use of rescue equipment

 Surface Dive to the deepest part of the pool and retrieve a 10 pound brick

 Perform aquatic rescue & CPR/AED skills

This position is currently accepting applications. Please email csmith@pjcc.org or call 650-378-2735.

To access more information about this position, please advance to http://ActiveWellness.appone.com and use the search feature to find the position.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Agency Information:

Welcoming with joy people of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds, our innovative Center provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to seniors.

Come work out in our 50,000 square foot Byer Athletic Center; take a class at our Koret Learning Center; create a lifetime of memories for your children at our award-winning preschool or at Camp Keff.

At the PJCC we believe in a 'Wellness Your Way' approach to overall wellness. Wellness Your Way is an integrated approach to help youth and adults of all ages experience greater well-being by helping you identify your own, unique wellness formula and create a plan to put that formula to work in your life.

Your personal wellness formula serves your whole life, and it is unique to you. Your formula includes Nourish, Move and Engage activities that are the building blocks of a life well-lived.