Lifeguard - $12/hour FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

 Silver Rapids Waterpark is looking for dedicated people to help build up our Aquatics team! We are looking to hire at least 20 candidates as lifeguards. Lifeguarding is a very rewarding job, and is best for those who love to learn and work in a team.

Lifeguards make $12/hour once they pass their lifeguard class. We will also pay you for training and certifications! A win win!

Benefits include: 

-A Silver Mt Season Pass for each season you work with our company

-Discounts throughout the resort

-Free Waterpark Access for up to six people any day you are not on shift.

-FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE Can work around any other job, school, or extra curricular schedules.

-Lots of room for advancement into our leadership team.

Job Description: Entry Level Job - Responsible for the protection of the life and safety of all guests, both in and out of the water by following established rules, regulations and procedures.  Ensure a positive public relations image. The overriding and most important function of each employee is to either directly (by interaction) or indirectly (by providing the key support role to a guest experience) strive to provide the finest in friendly service and quality product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Guest safety is the most important concern of the lifeguard.  All lifeguards should do everything possible to maintain an accident free environment, by watching for potential problems proactively.
  • Every lifeguard has the responsibility of covering their assigned water zone using the 10/20 scanning rule, which means the guard has 10 seconds to recognize a problem within their zone and 10 seconds to respond to and reach that problem.
  • Monitoring and maintaining control over queue areas and slide towers.
  • Ensuring that the waterpark is clean and free from trash
  • Performing daily opening and closing duties as assigned
  • Supervises and provides surveillance of swimmers and guests during park hours and special events.
  • Enforces the rules and regulations and renders appropriate disciplinary measures when necessary.
  • Advises aquatics management of unsafe and unsanitary conditions.
  • Possesses a general knowledge of the activity pools and flume attractions.
  • Assists guests in a polite and expedient manner.
  • Performs daily routine chores and maintenance of waterpark to ensure neat and orderly appearance.
  • Handles and communicates with guests on a one-on-one basis in a professional, courteous manner.
  • Maintains a businesslike atmosphere in the Guard area at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and neat appearance and a professional conduct at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Pre-Employment Requirements:  Reference check, criminal background check, drug test. 

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Must have & maintain an Ellis & Associates CPR/AR/AED Lifeguard License.
  • Must be at least 15 years of age.

Technical Skills:

  • Ensuring that Ellis & Associates standards are meet at all times and to participate in the required in-service training and audits so we can be ready to handle and manage any aquatic emergency in a professional and efficient manner.

Performance Skills:

  • Demonstrates ability to provide expert care, sensitive consideration and efficient service to guests.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a hot environment, while constantly on feet (standing and walking) with or without shoes on wet or dry concrete surfaces without difficulty or injury to self

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Certification in First Aid, CPR and NPWLTP (Must pass Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Training).