HEAD LIFEGUARD

Recruitment #16-G458-1201

Job Description

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is currently seeking qualified applicants for Head Lifeguards at the Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling, VA and the Dulles South Multipurpose Center in South Riding, VA. The Recreation Centers feature a competition pool as well as a leisure pool with a water slide, children’s play area and hot tub. This position will assist with the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of Lifeguard staff, maintain records of aquatics staff certifications and assist with new employee orientation for aquatics staff. Performs daily custodial and maintenance duties to ensure a safe, clean aquatic facility, reconfigure pool for activities and events and assists with special events. Observes and enforces pool rules and regulations. Assists with clerical duties, including utilizing scheduling software, and maintains required aquatic facility records. Provide excellent customer service. The work schedule is flexible and will require early morning, evenings and weekends.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and one (1) year aquatics experience including aquatics programming and pool facility management, working with the public, groups and organizations. Prefer at least 1 year supervisory experience.

Special Requirements

Must have Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, including First Aid and CPR, and Loudoun County Pool Operator’s License prior to beginning work. Lifeguarding Instructor, AED and Supplemental Oxygen preferred. Water Safety Instructor and Membership in Virginia Recreation and Park Society and the National Recreation and Parks Association are beneficial to the position.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo criminal background and credit checks.