Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals while promoting and maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck and surrounding areas in accordance with university policies and procedures.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with university policies, procedures, and completes related reports as required.
Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies, and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.
Maintains accurate records as required by the university and/or the state health department code.
Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
Performs opening and closing cleaning responsibilities.
Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Three months' of lifeguard experience.
Ability to swim laps and dive to the bottom of the pool.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Required licensure/certification:Â American Red Cross Lifeguard certification or equivalent lifeguard certification. American Red Cross First Aid CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Bloodborne Pathogens Training or equivalent certification.
$15.25 - $20.16 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view eligibility criteria.
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