Lifeguard
City of Kingsport
Kingsport, TN
4d ago

Essential Functions

  • Mans a lifeguard station in order to maintain the safety of all patrons
  • Monitors activities at the pool to prevent accidents
  • Practices preventative lifeguard measures and performs water rescues
  • Administers First Aid / CPR / AED as necessary
  • Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and regulations
  • Follows emergency action plan and procedures established in the event of an emergency
  • Maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas
  • Inspects facilities for cleanliness; completes general pool cleaning and maintenance duties
  • Works as a walking guard to patrol the pool area.
  • Assists in the supervision of special activities and pool parties.
  • Assists aquatic patrons with various needs pertaining to the pool areas.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Knowledge of general aquatic operating policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of modern first aid and water safety techniques.;
  • Ability to assist in the planning, organizing, and coordination of pool activities and events;
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction;
  • Ability to effectively respond in the event of an emergency.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with department staff and the general public;
  • Skill in performing basic pool facility maintenance.
  • Education and Experience :

    Must be a minimum age of 15 and have a current Red Cross Certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR / AED and First Aid.

    Education and Experience

    Physical Requirements

    None

    Occasionally (Up to 33% of the time)

    Frequently (33%-66% of the time)

    Constantly (More than 66% of the time)

    Standing

    Walking (including rough / uneven surfaces)

    Sitting

    Fingering or manual dexterity

    Repetitive finger motion

    Lifting or exerting force

    Over 100 pounds

    Reaching and stretching

    Swimming

    Climbing and balancing

    Squatting and bending

    Kneeling and crawling

    Smelling

    Seeing (with correction)

    None

    Occasionally (Up to 33% of the time)

    Frequently (33%-66% of the time)

    Constantly (More than 66% of the time)

    Outdoor weather conditions

    Wet or humid conditions (weather)

    Extreme cold (weather)

    Extreme heat (weather)

    Fumes or air-borne particles

    Toxic or caustic chemicals

    Blood-borne pathogens

    Risk of fire or explosion

    Risk of electric shock

    Risk of drowning

    Prolonged exposure to vibration

    Loud noise level

    Special / Unusual Working Conditions

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