CITY OF OXFORD: Lifeguard- Oxford Park Commission

General Information
Location  107 COURTHOUSE SQUARE
OXFORD, MS 38655
United States
Employee Type  Seasonal
Job Category  Seasonal Lifeguard
Contact Information
Name  Taylor Gex
Phone  662-232-2313
Email  tgex@oxfordms.net
Description

 LIFEGUARD JOB DESCRIPTION*

SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of an aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  2. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  3. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  4. Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  5. Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Less than high school with 6 months to 1 year experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. CPR Certified; Current certification as Lifeguard by a recognized source of training.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.

 

*Adapted from a job description for a lifeguard job posted on the University of New Mexico website 10/9/02.