Lifeguard - Full-Time - Powhatan and Goochland Family YMCAs
Company: YMCA of Greater Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2021
The YMCA of Greater Richmond, is seeking a dedicated,
experienced full time Lifeguard to ensure safety of members and
program participants in our indoor pools.
The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit with the goal of
strengthening the foundations of community. We do this by providing
programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all,
and our programs focus on our three focus areas: Healthy Living,
Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all,
and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and
employees. As an employer, the Y is focused on recruiting energetic
professionals, encouraging work-life balance, and providing
opportunities for growth and development. Our employees embody our
brand behaviors of honest, caring, respect and responsibility.
The full time Lifeguard position is a 35 hour direct service role.
Incumbent will relate to members in a professional and courteous
manner, welcoming/acknowledging each member in a pleasant and
friendly manner and openly and actively listen to questions,
concerns and feelings of members and staff - dealing with them
honestly, respectfully and positively.
The full time Lifeguard will oversee safety, cleanliness and order
of lap pools, family pools and surrounding areas; and assist with
maintenance and upkeep of pool equipment. Will be trained in and
knowledgeable about emergency procedures set forth by the YMCA of
Greater Richmond, follow all procedures, and record and report all
accidents and incidents to Director. Will serve as a role model for
part-time aquatics staff, and may assist with training other
The full time Lifeguard will handle multiple tasks in a calm and
responsible way, always affirming the member while continuing to
scan the pool. They will build member relationships by showing
interest, caring and responsiveness.
Candidates must have at least six months of lifeguarding
experience, strong communication skills, and demonstrate the
ability to successfully implement YMCA of Greater Richmond safety
standards and facility Emergency Action Plan. Applicants must be
flexible and able to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.
Applicants must also have current CPR-Pro, AED, First Aid, and
YMCA/Red Cross/Ellis lifeguard certifications. Must hold O2
certification, or obtain within 30 days of hire. Oxygen
Administration (O2) is preferred but not required. *The Y will
train interested candidates who meet basic swim requirements if not
**All applicants MUST provide copies of current certifications with
applications. Please upload your certifications along with your
Salary: $31-$32,000. Hiring incentive available.
Keywords: YMCA of Greater Richmond, Richmond , Lifeguard - Full-Time - Powhatan and Goochland Family YMCAs, Other , Goochland, Virginia
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