POSITION

A Glenview Lifeguard provides safety, supervision, and instruction for the patrons at the Glenview Swim Club.  During the busy summer season, these positions may be assigned up to a 30-hour work week, which may include evenings and weekends.

TYPICAL JOB DUTIES

Lifeguard I

(salary: $13.70 per hour + Spot Bonuses)

  • Lifeguard, supervise and ensure patron safety at all times, including clearly and professionally conveying rules to patrons and enforcing facility regulations
  • Perform rescues involving the exertion of up to 100 pounds of force to move objects and retrieval of heavy items from 14’ of depth
  • Sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Administer first aid and provide emergency care as required
  • Work outdoors in varying weather conditions and with exposure to pool chemicals
  • Maintain a safe aquatic environment
  • Greet the members and respond to questions and inquiries
  • Assist senior staff and supervisors
  • Assist with cleaning and routine maintenance of the facility, including bathrooms, guard office, and pool surfaces
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor by wearing appropriate uniform or attire for the position and exhibiting respect and enthusiasm
  • Display the ability to swim and tread water
  • Keep records and reports

Head & Senior Lifeguard

(salary: $17 per hour + Spot Bonuses)

All duties and responsibilities of a Lifeguard, plus:
• Coordinate shift changes
• Act as a Team Leader
• Cover in the event of a no show

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Negative TB certificate dated within the past two years
• Current American Red Cross certifications or the equivalent Lifeguard Training and First Aid, CPR/AED for Lifeguards
• Lifeguard must be at least 15 years old by April 1, 2021

Head Lifeguard must be at least 16 years old by April 1, 2021. In addition:
• At least three years of experience as a certified lifeguard or two years of experience and possession of an instructor level certification
• Possession of Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor or other continuing education