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POSITION TITLE: Aquatics Lifeguard
LOCATION/DEPT: Kroc Center
REPORTS to (TITLE): Aquatics Director
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Chicago exists to express the mission and ministry of The Salvation Army through a safe, enriching and sacred environment where all individuals have access to opportunities to reach their physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential. The Vision of the Chicago Kroc Center is to touch individuals, families and seniors of the Southside with: Building Community, Motivating Wellness, Encouraging Excellence, Teaching Character, and Inspiring Faith.
Under the direction and supervision of the Aquatic Director this position will observe swimmers, protect life, prevent accidents, enforce regulations, and do related work as required. This person will make sure that the swimmers are provided a pleasant, safe, and stimulating experience.
PRIMARY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
This individual relates to and interacts with a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army. In these contacts, they act as a representative of the Army and its mission.
Under the general supervision of the Aquatics Director with some freedom to plan, schedule and carry out responsibilities within established policies and guidelines.
This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved, as well as the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
High School Diploma required preferred.
This individual will accurately represent the mission of The RJKCCC.
This individual will keep Aquatics Director informed of all critical issues relating to his/her area of responsibility.
This individual will adhere to all Army policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light to heavy physical work. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use equipment used in an aquatics program. This employee must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds. The work environment for this position includes an office and outdoor/pool environment with a low to high noise level.
Person hired must wear standard apparel as prescribed by the Aquatics Director.
Position Ranking: Non-Exempt/RFT, RPT, FPT, Seasonal