Lifeguard

Department

Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark

Type

Full and/or Part Time

Description

Position Summary

Responsible to uphold the standards set forth by Jeff Ellis & Associates as well as Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark and promoting positive guest service. Full and part time positions available. Must be 16 years of age or older to apply.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Oversee guest safety while in water park
  • Successfully complete lifeguard training class provided at Aquatopia
  • Assist in maintain cleanliness of water park
  • Administers and coordinates emergency first aid as necessary.
  • Administers and coordinates emergency first aid as necessary.
  • Supervises and provides surveillance of swimmers and guests during park hours and special events. 
  • Possesses a general knowledge of pools, rides, and attraction operations. 
  • Responds to emergency situations in assigned zone. Assists in communicating emergency situations outside of assigned zone.
  • Enforces the rules and regulations of the waterpark.
  • Advises aquatics management of unsafe and unsanitary conditions
  • Attend monthly in-service training
  • Participate in contributing to guest satisfaction
  • Attending staff meetings, morning meetings and other meetings as requested.
  • Perform all other duties as requested.
Physical demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to swim the length of the pool in six (6) feet of water (and in the event of a potential drowning incident, rescue guest and return them to safety), and stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and/or frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to wet and or humid conditions; outside weather conditions and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  

Qualifications

Education and/or Professional Certification

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Ellis Lifeguard certification/license and/or ability to maintain it on an ongoing basis.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification preferred.

Experience

  • Previous experience as a lifeguard preferred

Specialized knowledge

  • Knowledge of rules and regulations governing conduct of the public at pools
  • Knowledge of swimming pool sanitation

Skills

  • Basic problem solving and reasoning skills
  • Strong skimming skills

Abilities

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with the public and other team members in verbal and written form
  • Ability to work independently
  • Follow and enforce all hotel standards
Disclaimer

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. 

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.  This includes nights, weekends & holidays.