The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
KROC CENTER MISSION
In keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army, The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Green Bay provides facilities, programs and services that encourage, enrich, and strengthen children, adults, and seniors through positive life-changing experiences.
The Lead Lifeguard will assist with the implementation of programs, special events, swim lessons and supervision of staff for all aquatic related activities. The Lead Lifeguard will also monitor activities, observe and provide assistance to swimmers, prevent accidents, protect life and enforce regulations. The Lead Lifeguard will also ensure lifeguards and attendants are positioned in accordance with the State of Wisconsin approved aquatic staffing plan. Position is also required to assist with general facility maintenance and perform other maintenance and cleaning duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT: Uses a variety of office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax machine, copiers, printers and projection machines. Operate motor vehicles in the execution of some essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
2 years of continuous experience in lifeguarding and swim lesson instruction in a group environment.
Experience working with adults, youth, and children.
1 years of staff supervision experience is preferred.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Current certifications from the American Red Cross in the following areas:
Lifeguard Instructor preferred
CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer
Water Safety Instructor
Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.
Applicant must posses a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license with clearance to drive from The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job is performed at times in an office environment at normal room temperature. The noise level in this work environment is usually low.
For other duties of this job, such as outdoor special events and community center activities, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.