Montrose Recreation District
  • 29-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Aquatics
  • Montrose, CO, USA
  • 13.09-14.50
  • Hourly
  • Part-Time Employee

Montrose Recreation Center Membership after probationary period


General Statement of Duties:

Under general direction, performs monitoring activities in the Aquatic Center to prevent accidents, to assist participants and to monitor the safety of patrons. Responds to emergencies or incidents that could result in as unsafe situation in the Aquatic Center.

Supervision Exercised:

May assist with supervising volunteers and Swim Aides.

Supervision Received:

Work under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator, Aquatics Leader and Lead Lifeguards.

Essential Duties:

The following duties are intended to be illustrative only and are not intended to be all-inclusive:


• Scans the entire aquatic complex and monitors patron behavior for safe and appropriate activity.

• Promptly, courteously and consistently enforces pool regulations and policies and communicates with patrons about safety rules, guidelines and policies.

• Patrols related areas (concessions area, therapy pool, hot tub, deck, water slides, etc.) for proper usage.

• Responds quickly and effectively to all emergency situation, identifies and appropriately responds to water emergencies, distress situations, accidents and improper conduct.

• Administers first responder first aid/CPR and completes required reports.

• Performs routine minor preventative maintenance and cleaning. Examples include: sweeping and hosing decks, cleans stainless steel, washes windows, scrubs pool tiles, organizing storage areas and cleaning the locker rooms. Maintains and cleans other equipment as assigned.

• Maintains records of cleaning, attendance and timesheets.

• Assists setting up for special events and aquatic programs.

• Attends staff meetings and in-service training sessions and attends re-certification training courses.

• Schedule can include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Capabilities and Skills Required:


• Possess considerable knowledge of water safety and swimming techniques.

• Display an enthusiastic and friendly attitude for working in the aquatic field.

• Must be able to competently perform water rescues.

• Ability to perform moderate physical work and to lift 50 pounds and to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand, walk, sit, twist, reach, bend, grasp, kneel and perform a variety of similar body movements; ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time.

• Ability to complete written records and reports.

• Capacity to creatively conduct activities, events and programs that integrate aquatic skills in a fun and challenging presentation.

• Aptitude to cooperate and work together as a team member to carry out the goals and objectives of the organization.

• Flexibility to adapt to new situations quickly.

• Must be able to effectively and using positive methods, communicate with participants, co­ workers and the general public.

• Ability to make decisions reflecting good judgment in daily work situations.


Certifications Required:

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR and First Aid required.

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