HEAD LIFEGUARD / WSI

JCC Rockland Camps is seeking applicants to fill our Head Lifeguard/ WSI position for summer 2017. JCC Rockland Camps provide an exciting and unique summer experience for youth ages 18 months – entering 10th grade. The Head Lifeguard/WSI is tasked with assisting the Aquatics Director & Assistant Director implement the full swim program and cover for either of them in their absence. The Head Lifeguard/WSI will serve a leadership role on the aquatics staff. As with each Lifeguard/WSI the Head Lifeguard/WSI is expected to protect and nurture the physical, mental and emotional welfare of all campers assigned to him/her.

Lifeguard/WSI Responsibilities:
• Guard and instruct campers and staff during instructional & recreational swim periods daily
• Assist Aquatics Director & Assistant Aquatics Director in the implementation of safety plan for Swimming pool complex
• Assume the role of third in command and cover for Directors in their absence
• Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pools, on decks and surrounding areas
• Maintain cleanliness and order of pool area and equipment
• Asses campers swim levels based on American Red Cross swim standards
• Respond to emergency situations effectively and complete incident and accident reports as required
• Plan and implement rainy day lessons both dry land skills and fun activities to fill swim period time on bad weather or pool closure days

Qualifications:
• Must be 20 years or older and have a current lifeguard or WSI certification with a minimum of 3 years experience
• Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification
• Must have knowledge of American Red Cross Swim instruction skill levels
• Experience working with youth ages 2-15
• Friendly and outgoing
• Ability to supervise others of varying ages
• Previous summer camp experience
• Ability to communicate effectively with staff, co-workers and parents
• WSI certification
• Dedicated and responsible

Hours:
M- F, 8:30am-4:30pm June 26-Aug 18 (no camp July 4)
With additional days and hours for orientation during the two weeks prior to camp start date

Salary:
Stipend for the summer based on experience.