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Part-Time Lifeguard - Morning Shift

at City of Murfreesboro

Pay: up to $10.23/hour
$10.23 - $
Posted: 10/22/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2589824

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


The purpose of this class within the organization is to provide public water safety and recreational work by supervising and enforcing regulations at aquatic facilities. The Lifeguard is responsible for the health and safety of patrons in attendance in an aquatic environment.  This protection is both preventive as well as corrective.

This class works under close supervision according to set procedures.

As Safety Sensitive, the employee is subject to pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident (incident), random, promotion and transfer, return-to-duty and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.


Duties and Responsibilities:

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Essential Functions:

Prevents accidents and minimizes or eliminates hazardous situations.

Renders First Aid as needed, including administering CPR and using an AED.

Observes and enforces all rules and regulations of the assigned facility.

Educates the patrons and informs them of the purpose of and the need for rules and regulations.

Identifies and assists patrons having difficulty.

Responds quickly to all emergency situations in the water and performs water rescues.

Completes all required records and reports on schedule and submits them to the proper person.

Performs periodical chemical checks on the pool water.

Performs various pool maintenance functions such as brushing pool sides, policing pool area, vacuuming pool, etc.

Interacts and communicates with the public and other employees in a courteous and professional manner.

Checks and maintains the cleanliness of the locker room, offices, building, and surrounding grounds.

Additional Duties:

Performs other work as assigned.

Physical Demands:

Work is performed typically sitting, standing, and swimming; however, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, climbing up and down lifeguard stand, and lifting equipment and objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds is required on an intermittent basis.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Must be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age, with a preferred minimum age of eighteen (18).

Must have physical strength and ability to perform strenuous water rescues, administer CPR and First Aid.

Must have swimming and rescue skills.

Ability to work flexible hours with evening, weekend, and holiday work required.

Special Certifications and Licenses:

Must possess a current (must not be expired) American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate which includes AED Certification.  YMCA equivalent is acceptable.

Must possess a current (must not be expired) American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer Certificate.

Must possess a current (must not be expired) American Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of Murfreesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the City of Murfreesboro to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.