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YMCA of Greater Seattle Aquatics Attendant in Sammamish, Washington

Overview

Assists Aquatic staff with maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  1. Assists Lifeguards and with maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, on deck and surrounding areas. Prevents accidents by maintaining constant observation of the pool area, enforcing health and safety rules and maintaining emergency readiness.

  2. Develops positive relationships with participants and parents.

  3. Assists with educating members and guests with policies and procedures.

  4. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

  5. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and assists in emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

  6. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.

  7. Performs routine maintenance of the pool and surrounding areas to ensure cleanliness.

  8. Maintains aquatic program areas and equipment with a high attention to cleanliness and safety.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications

  • 16-17 years of age

  • Current state approved first-aid certification.

  • Current state approved CPR certification, Pro or Basic Life Support.

  • Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.

  • Must be observant and able to react calmly, quickly and with good judgment in an emergency.

  • Acquire Lookout Aquatics training within 6 months of hire.

  • Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

ID 2019-8555

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Sammamish Community YMCA

Category Aquatics

Address 831 228th NE

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