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Springfield-Lifeguard (Seasonal)- Springfield, VA

Company: The St. James
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Lifeguard (Seasonal)The St. James Department of Safety & Rescue is accepting applications for Summer 2023 seasonal pool and waterfront lifeguards.Members of the STJ Department of Safety & Rescue (DSR) are dedicated to providing a culture of safety for The St. James and its partners. Our award-winning group of professional responders strive to maximize lifeguard potential through encouragement, community, and passion for purposeful achievement. Essential Duties:

Interact as a member of a high-performing rescue departmentExercise tact, fitness and good judgement in daily responsibilities Uphold core values of rescue readiness, ownership and integrityConduct patron education and community safety presentationsProvides surveillance of water based, sports, and entertainment activitiesProvides basic emergency medical care to stabilize condition of ill or injured prior to EMS arrivalKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated altruism and empathy Skilled in swimming and water confidenceDemonstrated experience as role model and/or team leader Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies Willingness to learn and develop Physical requirements:
Physical activities may include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and performing repetitive motions. Employee must have the physical strength, endurance, and ability to swim in deep water, sit for extended periods of time, and ability to drag one-hundred and fifty (150) pounds through open water environmentsEmployee must have the visual acuity to distinguish people and objects at emergency scenes, both in and out of the water, with eyesight correctable to 20/40.Employee must have the stamina to work for extended periods of time in emergency situations.Qualifications:
Minimum age of sixteen (16) years at time of hire Completion of pre-hire fitness assessment and assigned lifeguard academy Three (3) months customer service experience preferredThree (3) months of organized team sports preferredKnowledge of safety training, procedures, and best practices used throughout sports and entertainment industrySelection Process Prerequisites:
Application and Written Statement SubmissionTryout & Written ExamPanel InterviewPacket ReviewSeasonal Lifeguard Academy Information:For more information, please visit our website: www.thestjames.com or contact Randy Cooper at randy.cooper@thestjames.com.The St. James is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome qualified applicants from a variety of backgrounds inclusive of their race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, expression or orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.No unsolicited agency referrals please. - -Powered by JazzHR

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