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Lifeguard
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities:

Overview

The Lifeguard is responsible for providing a safe environment for all participants utilizing the aquatic facility.

Minimum Qualifications:

Responsibilities

 Ensure safety of all swimmers by preventative measures and minimizing hazardous situations.
 Enforcement of all pool rules and regulations in a polite and courteous manner.
 Provide quick response to emergency situations in water/deck area.
 Conduct ongoing maintenance: wash down deck and pump room, record pool readings, record headcounts etc.
 Be knowledgeable on all aquatic information and programming.
 Display a professional appearance with appropriate dress/uniform, including a Shorefront Y Lifeguard t-shirt, whistle, rescue tube, and fanny pack filled with first aid supplies.
 Must arrive to work 15m prior to the start of shift.

 Ensure the aquatic area is safe, clean and orderly.

 Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director and/or Sports Coordinator.

Qualifications

 High school education or comparable work experience
 Valid Lifeguard/CPR PRO/First Aid/AED Certifications
 Excellent customer service skills
 Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
 Able to show initiative and make decisions
 Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards job and facility
 Demonstrate the ability to cooperate and work with others
 Demonstrate consistent integrity, dependability, and responsibility
 Adaptable and flexible under stressful and/or unusual situations
 This position required the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, walk, and talk
 Normal work hours: varied to include mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays

Interested applicants should respond by sending a resume to karabe@shorefronty.org.