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Summer Lifeguard

Athletics

Summer Lifeguard
New York, NY Internship Paid

Description

About NYU Athletics Student Employment

You can find your niche in NYU Athletics! NYU's Department of Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation is the University's second largest work-study and non work-study employer. Our student employees perform as administrative-patron liaisons while also providing a welcoming customer service environment. They help us foster a safe, fun and recreational atmosphere for our member population while gaining valuable work skills, life-long learning opportunities, and lasting friendships. We are seeking the caliber of student employee that will enhance our team and help us better serve the NYU community.

New York University - Palladium Athletic Facility

The Palladium Athletic Facility offers patrons a 28-ft climbing wall, a state of the art aerobic room, an extensive weight facility, a regulation-sized basketball court, and an L-shaped 450,000 gallon swimming pool. The Department of Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation is looking for motivated and enthusiastic students to help staff this modern athletic facility.

Position description

Lifeguards are expected to:

  • Perform safety checks, routine cleaning of all equipment, and various maintenance duties as directed by operations supervisor.
  • Report hazards or potential hazards to Public Safety/facility supervisor and take measures to prevent accidents.
  • Ensure patron safety by enforcing pool policies and procedures.
  • Keep pool deck organized and clean.
  • Monitor lap lanes for correct speeds.
  • Test water for PH and chlorine at scheduled times.
  • Maintain certifications in both lifeguarding and CPR for the professional rescuer.
  • Answer any phone calls or questions from patrons politely, consistently, and accurately.
  • Make sure pool and air temperatures are consistent.
  • Distribute and organize swimming equipment.
  • Assist with projects as necessary.

Qualifications

Individuals must be enrolled in regular academic year degree granting courses. Applicants must:

  • Possess American Red Cross certifications in both Lifeguarding and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Be comfortable providing first aid, CPR, and defibrillation with an AED as necessary.
  • Be able to provide a formidable level of customer service.
  • Possess strong communication/interpersonal skills.

Previous life-guarding and customer contact experience communicating directly with customers and providing assistance over the phone or in person preferred.

About Us

NYU Athletics is the University’s second largest on-campus employer. Our student employees perform as administrative-patron liaisons while also providing a welcoming customer service environment.

Fun Fact

Our current mascot, the Bobcat, is named after the Bobst Library Card Catalog, or the Bobst Cat.