Location and Job Title:
Arthur M. Glick JCC of Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Aquatics and/or the Director of Aquatics, the Slide Attendant will assist the lifeguard with maintaining a safe aquatic environment according the JCC and safety guidelines.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Know and follow emergency procedures, as well as those specific to each program, and applicable to aquatic health codes.
- At slide entrance, monitor access to water slide and only permit individuals who meet height requirement access to slide.
- At top of slide, ensure that participants are following appropriate safety measures (including how they are positioned, the timing of their slide, etc.)
- Scan the catch pool to assure that swimmers are safe distance away from base of slide.
- Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings.
- Complete all necessary paperwork and record keeping (i.e. accident reports, skill sheets, and progress reports.)
- Maintain a professional appearance (refer to dress code for Aquatic staff) and attitude when communicating with members (including children and parents)
- Maintain a cooperative attitude when sharing site space, including maintaining an appropriate voice level and using space according to class needs and site provisions.
- Report any problems or concerns to Head Lifeguard/Director of Aquatics.
- Keep certifications and swimming skills current.
- Take complete responsibility for scheduled hours and if necessary, follow the appropriate substitution procedures.
- CPR/AED for the professional rescuer (required)
- Minimum of 14 years of age
- Demonstrates emotional maturity and judgment.
- Has the ability to swim as determined by passing a swim test. (Test consists of being able to complete the strokes in which you will be instructing, able to tread water for at least 2 minutes, etc.)
- Maintain current First Aid certification and Healthcare Provider CPR or obtain within 60 days of employment.
- Rescue tubes
- First Aid supplies
- Water test kit
- Ability to hear noises and distress signals in an aquatic environment with background noise/distractions.
- Ability to assist lifeguard with maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, on deck and surrounding areas.
- Ability to convey basic information on JCC programs and schedules to members
- Ability to work under specific instructions and under often stressful conditions.
- Ability to physically and mentally observe and assist with all needed rescues and survival skills, including administering CPR and First Aid effectively.
- Ability to solve problems, make decisions or consult with the Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard for assistance in decision-making, instruct, evaluate, and remember.
- Ability to crouch and bend at the waist and knees.
- Ability to work in a variety of environments, specifically those subject to extreme humidity/dampness and heat.
- Ability to come in contact with pool chemicals.
- Ability to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time.
- Ability to perform a variety of functions, repetitive motions, work with precise limits, tolerances and standards.
- Ability to work with a diverse population of participants and influence people in their attitudes, opinions and judgments.
Incumbent must be able to work a flexible schedule which would include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays (not to exceed 40 hours per week).
Whether you come to the JCC to work out, swim, shoot hoops, hang out at the water park or bring your kids to a class, you can count on feeling better when you leave than you did when you came in. You'll find that the JCC is so much more than fitness. Our members come from all walks of life and have interests ranging from childcare to water aerobics; from summer camp to adult continuing education; and from yoga to boot camp. We're situated on 40 beautiful acres on Indy's northwest side. We invite you to see for yourself why we say: Open to everyone. Something for everyone. Visit www.JCCindy.org, call 251-9467 or stop in for a tour.