Manatee County YMCA - Bradenton Branch
Job Description
  A Head Lifeguard for the Manatee YMCA Lakewood Ranch Branch is needed. Must be mature, reliable & focused to ensure the safety of all participants in the aquatics environment at all times.   Will be responsible for the lifeguards schedule, assisting the Aquatic Manager with payroll, pool maintenance, drills and other duties as required. Will also have regular lifeguard hours along with serving as the emergency backup guard. 
  Maintain a professional appearance, follow dress code, arrive on time for your shift & follow Y policies & procedures. Must attend all required in-service trainings & meetings requested by the aquatics manager & trainings required to ensure certifications stay current.
  • Must be a least 21 years of age with either YMCA, American Red Cross or ASHI Lifeguard certification plus CPR/AED-Pro & First Aid.
  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue.
  • Knows/reviews all emergency procedures & responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies & procedures & completes related reports as required.
  • Adequate ability to hear noises & distinguish distress signals.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally, including projecting your voice across a distance in normal & loud situations.
  • Must be able to stay alert & able to sit or stand for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision.
  • Must be able to work with all types of individuals while carrying out the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect & responsibility.
  • Must be dependable & flexible.
  • Must complete required Redwoods training & attend New Hire Orientation within 30 days of hire.
Mail, Email or Drop off Completed YMCA application (found on our website at www.manateeymca.org) to Katelyn Goll at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA branch.

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