Lifeguard

  • Job Reference: BIRCHLG01
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Birchwood Park
  • Location: Dartford, Kent
  • Salary: £8.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Health and Fitness
  • Job Type: Permanent, Temporary
  • Contact: Birchwood Park
  • Email: s.young@birchwoodparkgc.co.uk

Job Description

We are looking to hire casual Lifeguards, If you're hard-working and dedicated, and can work evenings and some weekends then this is the job for you.
Responsibilities for Lifeguard

  1. Maintain constant surveillance of member in the water
  2. Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
  3. Able to act quickly and appropriately to secure the safety of members in the event of an emergency
  4. Present professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintain a high standard of customer service
  5. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  6. Keep the pools and surrounding area clean and tidy
  7. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
  8. Able to follow routine verbal and written instructions
  9. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  10. Highly-skilled in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
  11. Ability to accurately prepare routine administrative paperwork
  12. Excellent customer service skills
  13. Ability to work on weekends and evenings
  14. Must hold a current RLSS qualification
  • Supervising swimming activities and making sure that safety procedures, guidelines and policies are followed
  • Warning of unsafe activities and enforcing water safety policies and pool regulations
  • Providing first aid in the event of injury, rescuing swimmers in danger or distress and administering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or artificial respiration, if necessary
  • Inspecting pool equipment, facilities and water to make sure they are usable and safe
  • Supervising and assisting in cleaning equipment and facilities
  • Opening and closing the pool each day, depending on schedule and hours
  • Instructing or assisting classes in fundamentals of swimming