To observe all patrons of Mesquite swimming pools and ensure their safety while using the pool; to administer CPR and First Aid as needed; and to perform cleaning or maintenance work on the pool and in the pool area.
General Supervision is provided by the Swimming Pool Supervisor or Head Lifeguard.
You can search for this position's full job description here.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct and Rules of Behavior outlined in Chapter 8 of the General Government Policies and Procedures Manual.
Observe pool patrons and ensure that pool rules and safety practices are followed
Provide CPR, AED or first aid as required.
Clean pool tiles, decks, drain covers, gutters, and bathrooms, vacuum the pool and perform other pool maintenance duties.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
**Please click or copy the link below to watch the required mandatory Lifeguard video:
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Possession of an appropriate valid First Aid Certification from the American Red Cross or another agency of equal standing.
Possession of an appropriate valid Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Certification from the American Red Cross or another agency of equal standing.
How do I become certified? http://www.cityofmesquite.com/1569/Become-a-Lifeguard
Mesquite Parks and Recreation (972-216-6412) offers Lifeguard classes at Town East Pool for applicant 16 years and older. The fee will include: a pocket mask, a lifeguard book and certification in lifeguarding, first-aide, CPR and AED.
Several additional agencies offer certification as well, two local options are the American Red Cross and the Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center.
Enrollment into the Lifeguard course is strictly limited to those who can successfully complete the following prerequisite swimming skills:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position does not require a physical for employment.
Employers, if you have an open position and you like to post your job for free, simply email us at email@example.com and we will post it on our site.