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Become A Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard

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Working As A Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Make Decisions

  • $24,066

    Average Salary

What Does A Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard Do At Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast

* Help campers and volunteers follow directions and rules.
* Promote a sense of responsibility toward preservation of natural resources at waterfront site.
* Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
* Lead and/or assist with canoe or paddle boating programs and trips.
* Supervise campers’ participation in structured and unstructured activities.
* Ensure implementation of the Girl Scout program.
* Teach basic First Aid to girls
* Teens interviewing lifeguard to understand process of being a lifeguard
* Help at flag ceremony
* Help with lunch fires
* Assist with the Yell and Tell program about water safety
* Assist with creek walks and squishy hikes
* Work with the Camp and Outdoor Experience Manager to coordinate the opening and closing of camp.
* Work with the day camp directors, lifeguards and Camp and Outdoor Experience Manager to ensure enough lifeguard coverage for each activity.
* Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Camp Director

What Does A Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard Do At The City of Houston

* This individual will monitor the swimming activities and deck safety of the public to ensure adherence to safety precautions.
* Enforce the pool facility rules.
* Maintain and operate basic pool maintenance and water safety equipment such as vacuuming, brushing down sides, cleaning filters and setting up equipment (seats, ropes, umbrellas, rescue tubes, backboards, etc.).
* Perform basic housekeeping activities such as checking restrooms, offices, porches and swimming areas.
* Participate in special classes required for lifeguard training.
* Assist with the development of all competitive swim programs.
* Check chemical reading on the PH.
* Balance and chlorine level.
* Complete a variety of forms, logs and time sheets.
* Inspect facility for hazardous condition that may have occurred overnight.
* Must be courteous and cooperative with public at all times

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Top Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard Skills

  1. Head Guard
  2. Ensure Safety
  3. Facility Rules
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Worked my way up from substitute guard to head guard over 5 summers.
  • Helped lead a team of lifeguards in order to ensure safety of the members and their families.
  • Enforced all facility rules and regulations.
  • Experience with conducting weekly refresher meetings on lifesaving skills and CPR/First-Ai
  • Head guard responsibilities included managing a team of 4 guards, emergency situations, and any public relations that arouse.

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