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Lead Lifeguard (Full Time)

Company: Williamsburg Landing
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Williamsburg Landing, a CARF-accredited life plan community, seeks a Full-Time Lead Lifeguard. The Lifeguard, under the direction and supervision of the Assistant Director of Wellness of the Health Club & Spa, is responsible for supervising all swimmers in and around the pool. Ensures safety of all those using the aquatic center. Ensures the pool, hot tub, and environs are properly maintained. All work is performed collaboratively with and in support of other services offered by Williamsburg Landing.All work is performed within a resident-centered mode. Work is performed safely, effectively, to high ethical standards, and in accordance with Williamsburg Landing's mission and values.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSEnsures the safety of patrons through direct supervision of the aquatic areaEnsures that lap lanes are available for lap swimming during open swim timesCompletes daily checklist of dutiesTests both swimming pool and hot tub water chemistry as scheduled daily; records and posts pool temperatures, pH and chlorine levels for all poolsConducts personalized pool orientations for members; performs orientation of aquatic specific exercises and equipment; instructs members about appropriate safety concernsMonitors members' continual wellness goals/needs and when possible, facilitates services and/or programs to meet those goals/needsMaintains a clean and safe environment; performs designated cleaning assignmentsPerforms frequent visual inspections of equipment to ensure cleanlinessInspects pool equipment and notifies Assistant Director of any problemsInspects locker rooms and cleans as needed if no one is in the aquatic areaDevelops relationships with members; develops rapport by maintaining an open door to membersEnsures members and guests follow posted rules and policiesAnswers questions and helps resolve member problems and conflicts; informs Assistant Director of Wellness all problems and concernsFollows established policies and procedures for Incident Reporting.Provides appropriate member updates to staffAttends and fully participates in assigned committee meetings as well as other meetings as required/requested.Complies with all Williamsburg Landing policies and procedures including those addressing conduct, dress, safety, and attendanceEvaluates work processes and methods and submits recommendations for continuous quality improvementAttends scheduled training programs for professional development that includes, at a minimum, trainings required by Williamsburg Landing and by regulatory and accrediting bodiesPerforms other duties as assignedLEAD RESPONSIBILITIESMakes presentations to promote and educate residents, staff, members of the Health Club and prospective members; also performs departmental training sessions for new lifeguardsAssigns work to lifeguardsDemonstrates correct techniques as requiredProvides one-on-one assistance to members with special needs or when requestedAssures necessary pool equipment and supplies are availableEnsures the lifeguarding staff members produce quality work, that deadlines are met, and that company and department policies and procedures are followedRecommends commendations and disciplineProvides input to the Assistant Director of Wellness for the assigned staff's evaluationQUALIFICATIONSCertification as a Lifeguard and current CPR, AED and First Aid training; prefer high school graduate; prefer previous experience as a lifeguard in a recreational or therapeutic setting; prefer Pool Operator Certified, or willing to obtain certification within 6 monthsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESAble to safely provide physical assistance to anyone in distress in the area which may include providing CPR, AED, First Aid, or rescue from near-drowning; general knowledge of physical limitations of older adults is preferred; Knowledge of pool maintenance; able to exercise sound judgment when under stress BENEFITSHealth, Dental & Vision InsuranceFSA & HSA403(b) Retirement Plan529 College Savings PlanLong-Term Care InsuranceLegal ResourcesPaid Time OffHoliday PayCorporate Wellness ProgramHealth Club & Spa MembershipEmployee Education & Training FundEmployee Assistance ProgramCredit Union MembershipWilliamsburg Landing is a non-profit, independent community offering a vibrant lifestyle for residents. Apply online at EOE/Tobacco Free/Drug Free#pm20


Keywords: Williamsburg Landing, Newport News , Lead Lifeguard (Full Time), Other , Williamsburg, Virginia

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