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Lifeguard

Company: YMCA of Greater Erie
Location: Erie
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We're here to help you focus on what matters most: your health, your family and friends, and your community. We've been working closely with local and state health officials to put policies and procedures in place to help maintain a healthy environment for our employees and those we serve. Count on socially distant workspaces, employer provided personal protection equipment, daily temperature checks and wellness screens, enhanced disinfecting and sanitizing of shared workspaces and employee breakrooms and a stay-at-home policy for employees feeling sick. The YMCA of Greater Erie is looking to hire Lifeguards. Are you personable, energetic, and fun-loving? Do you love the water, interacting with youth and seeing them have fun in a safe environment? If so, please read on! This position pays $8.79-$13.19/hour depending on experience. Some of the benefits that we offer, depending on your position and schedule, include health & dental insurance, disability and life insurance, a funded retirement plan, paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), a free YMCA membership, discounted program fees including childcare, and a flexible work schedule. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you to use and expand your skills, apply today! ABOUT YMCA OF GREATER ERIE We are a nonprofit organization with a focus on healthy living, social responsibility, and youth development. Our cause is to strengthen the community. We serve a diverse population of men, women, and children with an emphasis on families. Our membership is 21 million strong and spread across more than 2,600 Y associations nationwide. Here, locally, our four membership branches, outdoor recreation center, nine early and school-age education program centers, and community outreach programs serve more than 35,000. We value our people. Working for us means you'll enjoy a great work-life balance and be treated with respect. We offer competitive wage and benefit packages for full and part-time employees. We truly believe that the YMCA is for all people, and that shows in our staffing. Here, you will be able to put your experiences, abilities, and energy to work as you impact the lives of those around you. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A LIFEGUARD As a YMCA of Greater Erie Lifeguard, you maintain active surveillance of the pool area to ensure the safety of all participants. You have effective, positive relationships with the members and participants by ensuring a positive and enriching experience for all involved. Always alert, you know and review all emergency procedures and respond using the "safe-in-six" model. You are careful to act as a role model for the youth at all times! You are friendly and patient as you give proper safety instruction to participants when around the pool. With precision, you perform equipment checks, chemical testing as required and check the pool for hazardous conditions. You are also conscientious about keeping records up to date and accurate by reporting to your supervisor. As someone who loves your job, you happily attend and participate in all training and in-service events as required. QUALIFICATIONS FOR A LIFEGUARD

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen within 60 days of hire date. Current YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent.
  • Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Required to get Act 33, Act 34 and FBI clearances.
  • New Employee Orientation- YUSA, Mandated Reporter, and child abuse prevention training within 60 days of hire date
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening. Are you a people person who especially enjoys being around the pool in a recreational setting? Do you have a Lifeguard Certificate? Are you patient and able to remain calm when stressed? If so, you might just be perfect for this position! SEASONAL WORK SCHEDULE This typical schedule for this position is 10-15 hours per week or less depending on availability. READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM? If you feel that you would be right for this part-time lifeguard position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you! Location: 16506

Keywords: YMCA of Greater Erie, Erie , Lifeguard, Other , Erie, Pennsylvania

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