Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
  • 01-Jul-2018 to 01-Sep-2018 (MST)
  • IROEC
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

The Lifeguard (Part-time) will be responsible for reporting to the Leadership and Youth Development Director, aquatics supervisor, and the Program Lead for Recreation.  This position is primarily responsible for enforcing safety standards and procedures and providing care as necessary in the aquatics facility at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center (IROEC).

Primary responsibilities:

  • Must maintain current certification and training levels appropriate through BSA and Red Cross in order to remain in good standing as a certified Lifeguard.
  • Perform rescues, and provide care to your level of training through the Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR/AED certification.
  • Enforce all pool, waterslide and aquatic area rules and guidelines to both staff and guests using the program area.
  • Able to follow IROEC specific procedures including swim checks, orientation talks, shift rotation, and working alongside staff who are currently trained in a Lookout position.
  • Arrive to shift on time, prepared to work, and stay until all daily closing tasks are complete.
  • Complete job training in order to facilitate program in each area required. This includes pre-season training, on-going refresher trainings, and attending in-services as dictated by IROEC Leadership.
  • Follow a process to track maintenance and repairs needed on program equipment as directed by Area Leads.
  • Ensure that safety and protocol are followed in accordance to American Camp Association and Boy Scouts of America.

In communications:

  • Establish sound working relationships with staff to provide a high quality program and friendly customer service.
  • Familiar with BSA and IROEC operations including the Emergency Action Plan.

In relations with the staff:

  • Work closely with the Area Lead and Program Lead to support overall operations.

Other:

  • Must be able to stand outside for long periods of time, and able to withstand exposure to heat, cold, and wind.
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and lift objects and equipment up to 35 lbs.
  • Maintain personal physical fitness to ensure a rescue can be made in a timely and effective manner.
  • Understand and follow protocol for emergency situations at IROEC Aquatics Facility.
  • Request additional training opportunities to be scheduled by Leadership and Youth Development Director.
  • Maintain a climate that attracts and motivates a diverse staff of top qualified people.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Qualifications:

  • Current certification Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/ AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Experience in operations of camp program setting.
  • Comfortable working alongside various levels of trained staff/peers and following correct procedure at all times.
  • Punctual and self-organized to stay accountable to scheduled shifts and upcoming availability.
  • Customer oriented towards guests from youth to adult ages.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in an unstructured environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, especially when communicating to managers about schedules.
  • Desired: Bilingual
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