Location and Job Title:
JCC of San Francisco
3200 California St
San Francisco, CA 94118
Lifeguards enforce safety rules and provide appropriate supervision for the pool/spa area, and ensure a safe environment in and around the pool area.
Ensure safety in and around the pool area at all times.
Anticipate hazardous conditions and take precautionary measures.
Render first aid and CPR within the scope of the employee's certifications.
Maintain pool area so that area is kept clean and safe at all times.
Promote classes and programs as appropriate.
Create a warm and welcoming environment for all members.
Strong swimming background
Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification preferred.
Good communication skills.
Weekend availability highly desired.
SWIMMING SKILLS REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR LIFEGUARD TRAINING:
Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
Surface dive, feet-first or head-first to a depth of 6 feet, swim 10-15 feet along the bottom and retrieved a 10-pound object.
Return to the surface and swim on the back to the starting point with both hands holding the object at the surface and the face remaining at or near the surface or able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance underwater.
HOURS/SCHEDULE: Shifts may include early morning, daytime, or evening hours. Weekend availability is especially helpful.
The JCCSF is the longest-serving Jewish community center on the West Coast, providing educational, social, cultural and recreational programs to the entire Bay Area since 1877. Open to people of all ages, all faiths and all backgrounds, the JCCSF provides quality experiences through a mix of formal and informal activities. The JCCSF is located at 3200 California Street (at Presidio) and welcomes more than 4,500 visitors through its doors daily.