Department/Organization: 820608 - UREC Aquatic Center
Normal Work Schedule: Varies, based on needs of facility. May be required to work some early morning, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
Note to Applicants: This position is a temporary, seasonal appointment, and will end on or before September 10, 2021.
Job Summary: Lifeguards are responsible for maintaining patron safety through accident prevention and providing emergency first aid when necessary.
Additional Department Summary: UREC Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons by surveilling pool activities and enforcing all University Recreation policies, rules, and regulations. Works to prevent and respond effectively to emergencies as needed. This position works at multiple facilities, including the Aquatic Center, Student Recreation Center, and Outdoor Pool Complex, and is a critical member of the facility Emergency Action Plan. This position is a temporary, seasonal appointment, and will end on or before September 10, 2021.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Lifeguard Training Certification or equivalent from nationally recognized training organization (American Red Cross, YMCA, Ellis, BSA). CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer. Standard First Aid.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age. Must possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification. Final candidates must successfully complete Physical Skills Test prior to employment.
Skills and Knowledge: • Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques • An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies, and procedures
Preferred Qualifications: • 6 months previous work experience as a lifeguard, OR certification through University Recreation/Kinesiology lifeguard course • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification • American Red Cross Emergency Oxygen Administration Certification • American Red Cross Bloodborne Pathogen & Prevention Certification
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Internal Number: 513094
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