Susquehanna University Lifeguards will be responsible for supervising and ensuring safety during scheduled pool hours. Specific Responsibilities
Ensure safety at all times and prevent injuries by supervising aquatics area and implementing best practices.
Report all incidents and concerns to the Aquatics Coordinator and fill out an incident report form.
Move the lane lines and flags when necessary for various activities.
Put the ramp into and pull it out of the water when necessary (you are not expected to do this by yourself).
Run the pool vacuum when asked to do so.
Make sure the pool area is clean and tidy. Periodically wipe down the yoga mats.
Turn the lights out and lock up at the end of your shifts.
Test pH and Chlorine levels during every single shift and record them on the clipboard.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Must have current Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications from a credible source (e.g. American Red Cross). Ability to set priorities and advocate team concepts, work collaboratively with faculty and staff. Ability to effectively communicate in person and via email. Education High School graduate or current High School student 16 years of age or older. Physical Demand Requires bending, pushing/pulling, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, and climbing. High level of staff and guest interaction and communication with all ages and diverse populations. Must possess physical stamina to respond effectively to emergency situations and work in a noisy, often hot, distracting and stressful environment. You are expected to be able to maintain your swim, rescue, CPR and First Aid skills throughout the duration of your time working as a lifeguard at Susquehanna. Working conditions are indoor.
Experience Prior Lifeguard experience is preferred.
Benefits Eligible: No
Number of Months: Other
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time
Work Schedule: Other - Per Diem
Quick link for posting: 1762
Internal Number: 1762
About Susquehanna University
Susquehanna University is a selective, residential liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that provides a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences.