CorpusChristiRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Corpus Christi jobs

Surf Rescue Lifeguard

Company: City of Port Aransas
Location: Port Aransas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary : Patrols public beach area to monitor activities of swimmers and prevent illegal conduct by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following : Observes activities in assigned area on foot, in vehicle, or from tower or headquarters building with binoculars to detect hazardous conditions such as swimmers in distress, disturbances, or safety infractions.
Cautions people against use of unsafe beach areas or illegal conduct such as swimmers in distress, disturbances, or safety infractions.
Rescues distressed persons from ocean Examines injured individuals, administers first aid, and monitors vital signs.
Administers artificial respiration or provides oxygen to revive persons.
Compiles emergency and medical treatment report forms and maintains daily information on weather and beach conditions.
Operates switchboard or two-way radio system to maintain contact and coordinate activities between emergency rescue units.
Other duties may be assigned.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies- Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities.
Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgement; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment/ materials properly.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed .

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have at least one year of Lifeguarding experience Must be able to pass a test of Lifeguard skills and knowledge o Must have current certifications in: o American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid o American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer American Red Cross Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Education and/or Experience: Must have one year of lifeguarding experience, ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos, ability to write simple correspondence and ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must have all required certifications and training. Must have thorough knowledge and applicability of lifeguard rescue and surveillance techniques.

Language Skills: Must have a comprehensive knowledge of the English language and be must be easily understood by patrons and swimmers. Need to be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Must be able to write simple correspondence and have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and accurately give change.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of internet software and word processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Lifeguard Certificate from a nationally recognized organization, First Aid Basics Certificate, CPR Certificate. Must have up to date certifications in American Red Cross, including: Lifeguarding and First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training. Must be available for further certifications.

The Pool Manager will provide 4 hours of in-service training per month. All Lifeguards and senior lifeguards are required to participate in training. All Lifeguards and Senior Lifeguards are required to keep up with their certifications. The Pool Manager will provide yearly recertification opportunities at no expense to the lifeguard.

Other Skills and Abilities Must be available to continue training/certification such as Oxygen Administration Certificate, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer.

Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, finger, handle, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemical, outside weather conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Requirements: Employee is subject to a complete criminal history and child protective services background search with acceptable results.

Keywords: City of Port Aransas, Corpus Christi , Surf Rescue Lifeguard, Other , Port Aransas, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Corpus Christi RSS job feeds