Position Description Summary

The Lifeguard is primarily responsible for the safety of all pool patrons, in every part of the aquatics area, including all pools, the splash pad, the pool deck, and cabanas.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Maintain constant surveillance of pool patrons
  • Enforce Club rules and regulations as necessary
  • Act immediately and appropriately to any emergencies
  • Keep appropriate activity reports
  • Assist with recreational activities, as needed
  • Work synergistically with other lifeguards and recreation staff
  • Provide immediate attention to all Members and guests upon arrival/check-in
  • Assist all Members with any requests
  • Adhere to all health and sanitation codes and guidelines at all times
  • Be knowledgeable about Club events, promotions, and general activities
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the aquatics area, adhering to all Club standards
  • Project an upbeat and positive attitude with a good work ethic at all times
  • Advise management of any complaints as soon as they occur
  • Complete all opening, side, & closing duties, as instructed
  • Consistently adhere to state and local laws
  • Be detail-oriented and able to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Solve problems, work as a team, be a leader, and inspire happiness
  • Operate within all guidelines, policies, standards, and constraints as established by the Club, and assist in the implementation of BHIC mandatory standards of operations

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Willingness to learn and accept instruction
  • Be dependable, prompt, and team-oriented
  • Must possess a positive attitude and good work ethic
  • Country or Private Club experience preferred
  • Current Lifeguard Certification required

Other Accountabilities

  • Because of the fluctuating demands of the Clubs’ operation, it may be necessary for each employee to perform a multitude of different functions; therefore, as an essential part of your job, you will be expected to help others when the occasion arises, just as others are expected to help you while we foster a team environment. Therefore, you may be required to perform other tasks, as needed, that are not included in the above.
  • Adhere to all of the various company written mandatory standards of operations, policies and procedures, manuals, memos, and other oral instructions.

Working Conditions

  • Outdoors, on pool deck in varying weather

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit, talk, hear, walk and use hands
  • Must be able to sit, stand & walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to bend, squat, lift, kneel, and crouch
  • Must be a strong swimmer

Attendance Expectations

  • This position has an expected workload of 40 hours per week; overtime may be required and off-season hours may differ

Reporting Structure

  • Reports to: Director of Recreation
  • Directly Supervises: N/A
  • Indirectly Supervises: N/A