To prepare for the Riverdale Y’s annual gala, we will close at 4:30pm Sunday, March 26, 2023. Thanks for your understanding!



Per session: $20

Reports to: Aquatics Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator, the lifeguard is responsible for the safety, cleanliness, and operation of the swimming pool during operating hours. The primary function of the lifeguard will be to safeguard the health and safety of members, class participants, and guests.

● Embody an outgoing and enthusiastic personality at all times.
● Strong customer service while enforcing all policies and procedures
● Maintain safe and orderly exercise environment for all members
● Reports to work in uniform a minimum of ten minutes prior to the assigned shift in order to receive communications and instructions from supervisor or previous lifeguard.
● Responsible for chemical reading of pool conditions according to bathing code. Adjusts pool as necessary.
● Responsible for the upkeep of the pool area and equipment and notifying the supervisor of any needed repairs or adjustments. May perform needed repairs as qualified

● Maintaining current lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid certifications.
● Being familiar with the Emergency Action Plan for the Facility
● Participating in continuing education activities through both internal and external sessions to promote an on-going development of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for lifeguards.
● Physical effort required for daily duties includes lifting heavy weights, squatting, bending, reaching, spotting, and prolonged standing/walking.
● Must be able to lift and/or move up 50+ pounds

● Sitting or standing during their entire shift of work.
● Exposure to some chemicals; hot humid environment

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