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Aquatic Specialist - Lifeguard

Boys And Girls Clubs of Delaware Milford, DE

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $10 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of the
patrons and members at their assigned club/aquatics facility by preventing and responding to emergencies.  

Essential Functions:
 Cooperate with other staff in implementing aquatics programs and activities with other Club
programs and activities, as well as in meeting programmatic objectives and outcomes
established for the Club.
 Treat pool with the appropriate concentration of chemicals on a regular basis
 Monitor pool-related activities closely throughout shift and identify safety issues
 Direct all swimmers out of the pool in hazardous conditions and report any unsafe conditions to
your manager
 Maintain a clean and safe environment in and around pool area
 Consistently incorporate “high yield learning activities” in all aquatics youth programs.
 Assist or take charge in crisis or emergency situations per established BGCDE and Ellis &
Associates’ policies and guidelines.
 Directly supervise children and youth within guidelines established by Boys & Girls Clubs of
Delaware and the Aquatics Director.
 Assist in the guidance and discipline of Club members and other patrons in your area of
 Complete and submit reports, and perform other administrative tasks as needed or directed.
 Contribute toward development of a positive identity and strong presence for the Boys & Girls
Clubs in the community.
 Must complete the required in-service trainings and pass regular VAT (Visual Awareness
Training) drills. 

 For the most part, environmental and working conditions are indoors; various meeting
locations in and out of the Club; local and occasional statewide travel required; occasional
outdoor events and other activities.
 This position does require you to work in an area where chemicals are present.
 The indoor conditions that you will be working in will contain chlorine vapors and some
areas contain high pressure CO2 storage. The average air temperature is 86 degrees and
the water temperature is on average 84 degrees
 Employees are subject to transfer from one department to another and from one
club/school site to another as the needs of the organization change.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Must be at least 18 years of age.
 Demonstrated ability to handle emergency situations, general knowledge of First
Aid/CPR/AED, First Aid Rescue Breathing and handling of a spinal injury. If not certified
must be willing to become certified before the start date, and must have general
knowledge of pools and lifeguarding.
 Must be a certified Ellis and Associates Lifeguard and Basic Leadership certified, or willing
and able to become certified in these areas.
 A minimum of one year lifeguard experience or pool operations is preferred.
 Must possess a current Jeff Ellis Lifeguarding Certification.
 Must be certified in CPR, First Aid Rescue Breathing and the handling of a spinal injury.

Physical Requirements:
 Maintain a high energy level.
 Ability to provide rescue assistance to any patron in distress
 Must be able to swim 100 yards without stopping
 Must be able to tread water without using hands for 1 minute
 Must be able to retrieve a ten pound brick from the deep end of the pool
 Must be able to operate all emergency medical and lifesaving equipment
 Regularly speak clearly and hear spoken word

Working Hours- 6:15AM- 1:00PM & 3:00PM - 8:00PM

Salary- $10/hourly plus $3.00 per hour temporary hazard pay

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Temperature screenings

Social distancing guidelines in place

COVID precautionary questions and facial coverings.

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place


Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed.
He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by
his/her supervisor.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer 

6:15 AM-1:00 PM
3:00 PM-8:00 PM

Boys And Girls Clubs of Delaware


Milford, DE
19963 USA


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