Lifeguard Instructor- Recreation & Parks
Company: Howard County Government
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: June 12, 2021
POSITION SUMMARY/CLASS DESCRIPTION
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision of the Pool Manager
and the Aquatics Supervisor, the Lifeguard Instructor will teach
American Red Cross Lifeguard courses at Roger Carter Community
* Lead American Red Cross Lifeguard and American Red Cross
Lifeguard Recertification courses. * Responsible for developing
lesson plans and managing timelines for material. * Lead six to ten
students per class * Monitor activities, provide instructions and
prevent accidents in the aquatics facility * Must possess a good
working relationship with American Red Cross * Record and organize
accurate records concerning attendance, accident/incident/injury
reports, and participant/student information. * Maintain security
of American Red Cross testing materials and participant's completed
tests. * Maintain a clean, safe, orderly facility and class *
Assist with planning, attend and participate in all mandatory staff
meetings and trainings. * Promote aquatic programs and center
memberships. * Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor,
including abiding to uniform requirements. * Complete additional
duties assigned by supervisors.
* Certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid and
CPR/AED for the Lifeguard * Certified in American Red Cross
Lifeguarding/First Aid and CPR/AED for the Lifeguard Instructor. *
Pre-employment/employment testing of lifeguarding skills and
knowledge (including but not limited to: swim 300 yards non-stop,
ability to tread water for 2 minutes without hands, back-boarding
skills, swim 20 yards pick up 10-pound brick off bottom and swim it
back within 1 minute and 40 seconds, lifeguard written test). *
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Good decision-maker. * Excellent communication skills, both
verbally and in writing. * Understand and abide by the Department's
customer service standards. * Maintain personal physical endurance
and agility necessary to perform job functions. * Must be at least
19 years old.
* Must have previous experience as a Lifeguard. * Experience as
an Assistant Pool Manager or Pool Manager preferred. * Prior
teaching of American Red Cross Lifeguard courses preferred.
EDUCATION: High school diploma; some college preferred.
RATE OF PAY: Contingent - Paraprofessional
Salary commensurate with experience
$12.50-$18.00 per hour
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