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Lifeguard and Swim Instructor
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

The Lifeguard & Swim Instructor is responsible for maintaining a safe swimming environment for all members by enforcing pool rules, facility rules, and following the pool schedule closely.

Minimum Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Caution swimmers regarding unsafe behaviors.
 Rescue swimmer in danger of drowning; administer first-aid/CPR when required.
 Inspect facilities for cleanliness; monitor and record pool and hot tub readings (every three hours); report unusual readings to a supervisor on-duty.
 Perform regular pool maintenance as assigned by the Aquatics Manager.
 Open and close the pool as outlined in the Staff Manual.
 Fill out accident reports thoroughly as accidents occur, distributing them according to protocol.
 Teach swimming lessons to students.
 Discuss student progress with parents and/or the Aquatics Manager.
 Write individual evaluations for each swimmer in the swim class.
 Substitute for co-workers when necessary, covering open shifts.
 Perform work on weekends and evenings as needed to meet applicable deadlines or scheduling needs.
 Other duties as assigned.

Agency Information:

Founded in 1949, the Stroum JCC is dedicated to the enrichment of life for the Jewish and general community in the greater Seattle area.

Our Vision
The Stroum Jewish Community Center will inspire connections to build community and ensure Jewish continuity.

Our Mission
Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships, and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow, and celebrate Jewish life and culture.

SJCC Core Values
Jewish Peoplehood K'lal Yisrael
"We are all responsible for one another." - Talmud

Welcoming Everyone Hachnasat Orchim
"Let your house be open wide." - Mishnah

Learning Limud
"Who is wise? One who learns from everyone." - Mishnah

Joy Simcha
"If one is happy, the whole world benefits." - Rebbe Nachman of Bratslav

Respect and Common Courtesy Derech Eretz
"Greet others even before they greet you." - Mishnah

Taking Care of Oneself, Body and Soul Shmirat haNefesh v'haGuf
"The body is the instrument of the soul, to carry all our works." - Maimonides

A Community of Friends Kehillah shel Chaverim
"Friendship is humanity's greatest gift." - Moses Ibn Ezra