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Apply now Job no: 495316
Work type: Part-time
Location: Forest Park Campus
Categories: Athletics, Other

Title: Lifeguard

Employee Classification: Part Time Classified/A/P 

Department: Physical Education

Salary Range:  15.00

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit:  St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer:  For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community:  Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students.  More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation.  STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion:  STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]:  STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow:  Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.  Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance:  Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness:  STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

The lifeguard plays a crucial role in maintaining a secure and enjoyable aquatic environment for all patrons. The primary focus of this position is to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals using our pool facilities. Duties include enforcing pool rules and regulations, promptly responding to emergencies, screening participants, and collaborating with a team of lifeguards during special events.

What you'll do:

  • Remains alert and uses all senses while guarding.
  • Performs life-saving procedures when necessary, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • Reports potentially dangerous elements to Facilities Supervisor/Health and Wellness/Athletics.
  • Communicates and enforces all pool rules and regulations.
  • Screens participants regarding pre-participation showers.
  • Sets up the pool for various activities, laps, classes, etc.
  • Works as part of a team with other lifeguards during special events.
  • Assists instructor(s) with class upon request.
  • Attends all scheduled staff meetings.
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.

Education, experience, and other requirements:

• Lifeguard Certification
• First Aid Certification
• CPR and AED Certification or Basic Life Saving Certification from a nationally recognized organization.
• Applicants will be required to pass a pre-skills test prior to official hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must be physically fit and a good swimmer; have excellent observation skills; have the ability to act calmly and quickly in emergency situations; must be able to stand for long periods of time in excess of 1 hour; must have the ability to lift or carry in excess of 50 lbs.; must be able to walk, bend, stoop, crawl or climb.

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