The Salvation Army Lifeguard in Ewa Beach, Hawaii
POSITION TITLE: Lifeguard I
DEPARTMENT: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (Kroc Center Hawaii)
SUPERVISOR: Aquatic Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, Hourly
CLASSIFICATION: Part Time, Hourly
GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional and physical regeneration of all people.
MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ
and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
KROC CENTER HAWAII VISION: Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.
Under the general direction senior Life Guards. They ensure a safe and orderly swimming environment; assisting with day-to-day activities of the pool, and ensuring a clean and enjoyable facility for members and guests.
The Kroc Center Hawaii Life Guard I will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
in the community.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
Will accept candidates who are in High School or enrolled in College.
Must be at least 16 years of age.
A child labor certificate or "work permit" is required for working minors until they reach 18 years of age.
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be accepted.
Swim lesson instruction and water exercise instruction are preferred.
Previous customer service work experience preferred.
Assists the lifeguards in the monitoring of the pool area and help to consistently enforce all rules.
Assists lifeguards in the performance of shallow water rescues (chest level or shallower), CPR, and First Aid, according to training guidelines.
Interacts with members and guests in a positive and pleasant manner.
Greet and assist members and guests in a manner consistent with excellent customer service standards.
Maintain swimming and rescue skills through conditioning swims and attendance at training sessions, as well as staff meetings and in-service training.
Assists lifeguards in maintaining the cleanliness of the pool area, locker rooms and facility.
Observe document and report safety issues to the appropriate supervisors.
Support and communicate with supervisors and co-workers regarding routine and non-routine work-related issues or policies.
Assume a schedule of flexible working hours, including weekends, holidays and evenings.
Practice safe work habits and contribute to the safety of self, Kroc Center Hawaii co-workers and the general public.
Maintain a neat, professional appearance.
Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.
Maintain the Code of Ethics policy, which has been established for the Kroc Center Hawaii.
Perform other assignments/duties as directed.
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi task.
Detail oriented and attention to detail.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure.
Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self- directed schedule.
Ability to take projects from beginning through completion.
Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner.
Must possess the self-discipline necessary to perform repetitive tasks without lowering quality of work.
Able to work with limited supervision, and work in a team setting with other professionals.
Exercise good judgment and comfortable taking initiative with projects.
The candidate chosen for this position is frequently required to run, swim, paddle and walk long distances; stand and sit for long periods; uses hand to finger, handle, feel or operate lifesaving equipment. The employee may lift, push, or pull persons or equipment
over 100 pounds. The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying
50-75 pounds and occasionally more than 75 pounds. This employee may also be required to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.
The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephone; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires
training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies.
The position requires the ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner in conformity with The Salvation Army Mission Statement. The position also requires the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The employee regularly works under outdoor weather conditions, is routinely exposed to the sun, may be exposed to extreme heat; works on uneven and/or slippery surfaces and is periodically exposed to hazardous conditions/situations.
Attendance at trainings and conferences in Hawaii may be required.
Rescue hooks, rescue tubes, ring buoys, spine boards, c-collars, and respirator.
Chemical feeders, chemicals, pool vacuums, wet/dry vacuums, pool filters and other pool maintenance equipment
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate
American Red Cross First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.
The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees
assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee
will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
• Interested parties must apply online at http://www.kroccenterhawaii.org/careers.html
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