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7 Feb 2019

Part-Time Lifeguard I

Town of Avon – Posted by townofavon Avon, Colorado, United States

Job Description

The Avon Recreation Center is seeking highly motivated individuals that are
customer service orientated.

TO VIEW FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY VISIT www.avon.org/jobs

The position of lifeguard safeguards the activities of patrons using the Aquatics Area at the Avon Recreation Center. The duties of the lifeguard are to respond to emergency situations in an appropriate manner, follow and implement emergency procedures as necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Performs minor maintenance tasks and test water chemistry as requested. Possess the skills to implement and enforce the Aquatics Program Policies and Procedures in a positive, friendly and courteous manner and promotes health and safety within the aquatics area at all times including restrooms and the outside deck area.

Checks assignment sheets and message board for any additional responsibilities or requests upon completing guard station rotations and before taking breaks; maintains and stores equipment properly; demonstrates consistent, fair and equal treatment in disciplinary action, enforcing rules politely and with a positive attitude; works closely with the Guest Services Supervisor and Recreation Programs Supervisor to ensure quality communication between Aquatics and other divisions; attends in-service training sessions and meetings; and handles patron and staff complaints while on duty and/or refers them to a manager, if appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate must be able to interact and communicate with the public in a professional and positive manner. Preferred applicant must be able to pass monthly performance proficiency tests bases on Red Cross LGT materials and Avon Recreation Center emergency procedures. This position requires applicant to hold a current LFT, First Aid and CPR certifications. Certification is preferred but will train.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Applicants must be 15 years of age. Desired candidate will possess a general knowledge of the necessary safety requirements and procedures for instructing at a public Aquatics Facility. Previous experience lifeguarding in an aquatic facility is desirable. Free Certification provided by Town of Avon Recreation Department.

Hiring range is $15.00 – $16.54 per hour, depending on qualifications. The total range for the position is $15.00 – $17.67. Individual recreation pass and retirement plan are included. Free Certification provided by Town of Avon Recreation Department.

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Position will remain open until March 31 at 3:00 P.M. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test. Interested candidates must submit application to jobs@avon.org. The Town of Avon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: Outdoor Education and Recreation. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Hourly Wage.

Job expires in 45 days.

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