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Lifeguard

Company: Great Wolf Lodge
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

“Earn up to $13.75* per hour!” $10.75/Hour +3/Hour Fall Bonus!

*Represents combined base hourly rate and [Work More Earn More – Fall Wage Premium 2021] Bonus differential.  [Work More Earn More Fall Wage Premium 2021] Bonus paid in the event Pack Member exceeds 20 hours worked in a given pay week, and Bonus applies back to the first hour worked in such pay week.  All local, state, and federal taxes will apply. May be revoked by Great Wolf at any time with or without notice. All terms of program subject to interpretation by Great Wolf in its sole discretion and may modify the terms to comply with local and state law. Please contact Human Resources for additional information and other limitations.

 

A Great Wolf, Lifeguard is one of the most important positions in the lodge, as they are vital to ensuring the safety of our guests, their families, and anyone that visits our waterpark attractions. No matter the situation, Great Wolf lifeguards are trained to respond and ensure all guests enjoy a safe and fun environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises and provides surveillance of swimmers and guests during park hours, special events, and training sessions
  • Responds to emergency situations in assigned zone
  • Assists in communicating emergency situations outside of assigned zone
  • Administers and coordinates emergency first aid as necessary
  • Enforces the rules and regulations of the waterpark
  • Advises aquatics management of unsafe and unsanitary conditions
  • Provides superior customer service to all guests by assisting all in a polite and expedient manner
  • Performs daily routine chores and maintenance of waterpark to ensure neat and orderly appearance
  • Performing within Ellis Certification standards

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • No experience required, training provided
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Ability and willingness to achieve Certification in First Aid, CPR and Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Training
  • Must be flexible regarding scheduling as it is based on business demands to include some weekend and holiday availability
  • Successful completions of criminal background check and drug screen

Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • Good oral communication skills
  • Prior First Aid, CPR, AED experience
  • Prior lifeguard training and/or experience

Physical Requirements

  • Swim 50 yards in 4 ft. of water and retrieve a 10 lb brick from the bottom of pool
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Capable of prolonged exposure to hot and humid environments
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs
  • Minimum of 20/25 corrected or uncorrected vision and no permanent eye abnormalities

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Great Wolf Lodge, Newport News , Lifeguard, Other , Williamsburg, Virginia

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