To guard and protect the patrons that use the Forest Home aquatic facilities.
To maintain cleanliness and safety of all aquatics facilities and to provide excellent customer service in order to create a fun, welcoming Christ centered environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform lifeguard duties in aquatics programs as assigned, which include a lake front and several swimming pools
Obtains and maintains Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR and AED certifications
Reaches and maintains a level of physical fitness that meets or exceeds the American Red Cross standard for lifeguards (500 meter swim, 10 foot dive and swim with brick, tread water for 3 minutes)
Supports and upholds Recreation safety plans and procedures
Assures equipment is inspected and maintained
Provide excellent and Christ like service to guests and fellow staff
Develops and maintains professional relationships within recreation and the various departments at Forest Home
Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
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.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and requires sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate office machines. Requires mild physical work; some lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects over 20 pounds. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers and speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the phone.
ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times. FOREST HOME EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All terms and conditions of Forest Home’s at-will employment, duties, and responsibilities are subject to the Forest Home Employee Handbook.
FOREST HOME CORE VALUES
Surrender to Christ (Romans 12:1-2)
Love (I Corinthians 13)
Serve (Philippians 2:3-11)
Walk in Integrity (Titus 2:11-12, Proverbs 4:23-27)
Strive for Excellence (Colossians 3:23-24)
Engage in Community (I Thessalonians 5:11-13)
Innovate (Ephesians 3:20-21)