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Lifeguard Instructor- Recreation & Parks

Company: Howard County Government
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 Center.

DUTIES:

* 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.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

* 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.

EXPERIENCE:

* 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

Keywords: Howard County Government, Ellicott City , Lifeguard Instructor- Recreation & Parks, Other , Ellicott City, Maryland

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