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Lifeguard

JOB SUMMARY:

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:

Current American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard, and AED certification, or be willing and psychically able to be certified
Working towards High School diploma or equivalent
Prior lifeguard experience preferred
Preferred experience in job or ministry that requires guest interaction and service with people of all ages.

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.

Uphold and support the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Forest Home
Ability to pray with people, both in person and on the phone
Assume responsibility for initiating a pleasant atmosphere by displaying a professional attitude through performance, appearance, and demeanor
Actively supports and participates in the staff spiritual life activities
Regular, timely attendance
Signed statement of faith
Must be at least 16 years old
Responsible, focused and aware of surroundings
Must be comfortable and confident in possible high stress situations

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.

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)
Must be comfortable with spending extended periods of time in the sun and periodically entering cold bodies of water.
Requires walking, swimming, and standing for 6-8 hours a day
Must be able to complete all in-service training which will include physical exercise of varying degree

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.

Time:  Part-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Waterfront

 

 

Updated: 3/12/2019 12:35:43 PM

Job Contact:
Melanie Frank
(909) 389-2300

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Why work at Forest Home Christian Camps and Conference Center:

Forest Home Staff Members are motivated by their passion for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with nearly 40,000 men, women, and children every year who visit our seven camp centers! Prayer is the cornerstone of our ministry at Forest Home; and as we surrender to Him and walk in obedience to His Word, our staff is used in mighty ways. If you have a passion for people coming to know Jesus Christ, desire to serve the Lord in the unique ways He has gifted you, and you are interested in exploring a ministry opportunity at Forest Home – we welcome you to begin the process by checking out our current openings.

40,000 Valley of the Falls Dr.
    Forest Falls, CA 92339-9674

(909) 389-2300

Recruiting Video (if applicable): https://www.foresthome.org/about/