The City of Gravette is now accepting applications for summer 2018 lifeguards. Job description and application can be found on our website, GravetteAR.com, or at City Hall. Please send resume and/or completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org, or return to City Hall.
CITY OF GRAVETTE
604 First Ave SE
Gravette, AR 72736
Job Title: Lifeguard (seasonal)
Reports To: Lifeguard Supervisor
The City of Gravette is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
This position is seasonal and for the summer 2018 swim season.
Responsible for ensuring the safety of aquatic facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.
At least sixteen years old
Current certification in the following:
Lifeguard management, Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid
Preemployment testing of lifeguarding knowledge and skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge and application of life-guarding surveillance and rescue techniques
An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, polices, and procedures
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions
Problem solving and decision-making skills
The ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain constant surveillance of the facility to ensure safety of patrons
Recognize and respond quickly and effectively in emergencies
Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules, and regulations in a consistent manner
Inspect the facility on a daily schedule and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the lifeguard supervisor
Perform daily facility safety inspection; perform maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility
Maintain fitness level (swimming skills, strength, and endurance)
Present professional appearance and attitudes at all times
Perform other duties as assigned by lifeguard supervisor