The Salvation Army Boston Kroc Center is seeking a part-time Lifeguard/Swim Instructor who is responsible for the safety of patrons and the aquatics facility as well as teaching water fitness learns to swim, and private swim lessons.
Ensure patron safety at all times.
Be prepared to act quickly and correctly at all times, especially in times of emergency.
Create a positive experience for students/patrons through professional and courteous behavior.
Follow the facilities Emergency Action Plan accordingly in the event of an emergency.
Provide safety for patrons by educating them of the rules and policies in a positive polite way.
Participate in in-service training, orientations and other staff meetings as required.
Promote safe work habits and contribute to the safety of self, co-workers, and the general public.
Complete applicable reports and records.
Assume a schedule of flexible working hours, including weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Be familiar with all schedules and any posted changes for the facility
See that all injuries for those under your program whether employee, volunteer, visitor, or spectator, report all injuries in a timely manner and according to procedure.
Instruct and certify groups/ individuals of adults and children in swimming and water safety.
Teach by the guidelines of the Red Cross & Adaptive Aquatics.
Maintain a posture of alertness at all times, staying within your designated area of responsibility.
Maintain surveillance at all times. Do not take eyes off pool.
Wear the required uniform at all times while on duty. (Red shorts, Water appropriate footwear, Head Lifeguard T-shirt issued by Aquatic Center, Whistle, Rescue Tube and Two Way Radio (provided by the Aquatic Center) (No hats or sunglasses)
Be on time for your shift and after breaks or down shifts.
Represent The Salvation Army’s spiritual and social mission
Perform other related duties as assigned, including occasional cleaning.
American Red Cross Certification in Lifeguard Training and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Willingness to complete provided cross over course to Water Park Lifeguarding
Meet The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Boston skill standards
Be dependable, alert and able to interact with people of all ages and from varying backgrounds in a positive manner.
S. Water Fitness Instructor Certification or another approved nationally accredited organization.
American Red Cross Certification Water Safety Instructor
Must have experience as a certified lifeguard and instructor
Must be able to work in an office/pool with professional staff consisting of individuals with varying experience, competency and cultural backgrounds.
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Applications and/or appropriate desktop applications.
Must have the ability to work and relate well with people.
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
Must be able to function in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment
Must have a Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor Certification
Water Exercise Instructor Certification
Have ability to instruct a classroom of adults, adolescent, and child learners consisting of individuals with varying experience, competency, and cultural backgrounds.
Deal comfortably with stressful situations, and follow emergency procedures.
The person in this position must have the ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner in conformity with The Salvation Army Mission Statement.
Must be able to exercise good judgment and be comfortable taking initiative with projects.
Must be able to perform tasks of a repetitive nature without diminished performance.
Must be able to bend, squat, twist, and stand, as these movements are a regular requirement of this position.
Must be physically able to give emergency care if a situation arises.