EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - LIFEGUARD
DATE: Summer 2013
Under the supervision of the Beach Captain (or designate), supervises the designated swimming and beach areas; maintains constant surveillance to ensure the safety of swimmers in the water and on the beach; keeps daily records; maintains beach and rescue equipment; performs related duties on behalf of the Maritime DayTripping as assigned by the Beach Captain; participates in public relations projects and completes required in-service training.
1. Supervision of the designated swimming area by:
Recognition and prevention of potential accident situations, using approved techniques for supervising bathers and rescuing beach patrons showing signs of distress, training to ensure mental and physical preparation in order to prevent the occurrence of emergencies, and administering first aid as required using approved methods.
2. Keeps records by:
Maintaining a personal in-service record, recording of air, water temperatures, daily populations, as required, and completing incident report forms as necessary.
3. Maintains the beach and rescue equipment by:
Removing hazards from the beach area and notifying patrons of dangerous conditions by posting information, keeping hut clean and organized, checking equipment daily for possible repairs or replacement, informing DayTripping/Beach Captain of maintenance requirements, designating supervised area daily by the placing of flags and markers, and keeping personal gear presentable for positive public image.
4. Performs related duties by:
Participating in approved local media coverage for public relations purposes, designing and modifying procedures, drills and equipment maintenance, undertaking personal and group participation in community
service projects, and performing other related duties as required.
1. NLS Waterfront Option or Red Cross Waterfront Certification.
2. Standard First Aid with CPR Level C.
3. A thorough understanding of City of Saint John & Maritime DayTripping policies and procedures.
4. A high degree of mental alertness for long periods of time.
6.5-7 hour shifts, 32.5-35 hours weekly. Hazards associated with outdoor aquatic environment and of rescuing
drowning victims (e.g.: sun, inclement weather, dangerous water conditions)
2013 Rate: $11-13/hour
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT
June 22 – September 2, 2013 (some terms may vary slightly)
To apply, please submit a resume, photocopy of your certifications, and covering letter citing the position desired by May 17, 2013:
Maritime DayTripping Inc.
PO Box 22075 Lansdowne RPO, Saint John, NB E2K 4T7
Fax - 506-657-2102 or email email@example.com
PLEASE INCLUDE "LIFEGUARD" IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL.