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Water Country - Lifeguard I

Portsmouth, NH, USA, 2300 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America Req #1501
Sunday, June 28, 2020

JOB SUMMARY:

Lifeguards will be responsible for assisting guests with attractions, directions, and policies, provide superior guest safety at a variety of aquatic attractions. Recognize and successfully manage aquatic emergencies.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the safe & efficient operation of water slides and attractions

  • Enforce all height and weight rules as they pertain to each attraction

  • Perform dispatch duties as necessary

  • Adhere to bio-hazardous waste disposal procedures, and perform all related duties

  • Remain at a “Test Ready” competency of skills at all times

  • Attend a weekly-scheduled in-service training sessions and maintain 4 hours per month

  • Maintain a clean safe work environment

  • Perform any additional duties assigned by park management­­­­­­­­

  • Comply with all Water Country policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

     

    SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age

  • Must be able to swim at least 50-200yds nonstop freestyle or breaststroke

  • Must be able to tread water for 2 minutes without the use of your hands

  • Must be able to retrieve a 10lb brick from a water depth at deepest point of the pool

  • Physical mobility-- the ability to move in different work stations, hand and arm movement

  • This position requires standing, walking, crouching, bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, lifting, and pushing for long periods of time

  • Ability to frequently lift, carry or move items weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Must have corrected 20/25 vision with near and far acuity

  • Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language

  • Requires positive interaction with other Team Members and Guests

  • Must be able to communicate and effectively work with others

  • Ability to work outdoors in varying climates including exposure to direct sunlight

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays along with working until Labor Day

Other details

  • Job Family AQUATICS/ANIMALS
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Portsmouth, NH, USA, 2300 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America