Montrose Recreation District
  • 06-Mar-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Aquatics
  • Montrose, CO, USA
  • $14.25 - $16.50
  • Hourly
  • Part-Time Employee

A family pass to the CRC and FH, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an excellent health insurance plan, PERA retirement savings (13.7% of wage) and other benefits


Head Lifeguard

General Statement of Duties:

Oversees and assists with the Community Recreation Center (CRC) pools and the Field House (FH) Seasonal Outdoor Pool facility operation. This position is responsible for understanding and implementing all aquatic operations including lifeguard techniques, facility usage and rules, chemical testing, facility cleaning and minor maintenance, and conducting lessons and programs. Interfaces directly with patrons to answer questions about all aquatic operations and address patron concerns. Directly supervises all part-time aquatic employees. This position works a variable schedule including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

 Supervision Received: Reports directly to the Aquatic Activities Coordinator and Aquatic Leader.

 Supervision Exercised: Directly supervises part-time aquatics employees, which includes lifeguards, slide attendants, water fitness instructors, swim instructors, swim aides, volunteers, and community service workers.

Essential Duties: The following are examples of primary duties assigned to this position. Other related duties may be assigned.

 Assists the Aquatic Activities Coordinator / Aquatic Leader with managing the CRC and the FH Pools.

  • Responsible for ensuring a safe environment and quality programming at the CRC and FH for employees, participants, and patrons.
  • Enforces all aquatic facilities' policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Serves as the Lead Lifeguard on duty.

Position Qualifications:

Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of aquatics programming experience.

License and Certification:

  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification or equivalent.
  • Possession of a valid Colorado driver's license.

 Work Environment:

  • Office and field environment, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities
  • Hours will include seasonal variations, with evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
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