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Lifeguard

Employer
Amherst College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Amherst College


Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Casual
Part time
JR2762

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Lifeguard position. The Lifeguard is a part-time, casual position, without benefits, starting at $16.00/hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

Reporting to both Athletics and Conferences & Special Events, the position e nsures the safety of patrons and oversee activities at Pratt Pool. The lifeguard will monitor all aquatic activities and explain safety rules to patrons. Must be able to judge situations and make swift decisions that revolve around safety for all. The approximate dates of the position are Sunday, June 19 - Saturday, August 6. The lifeguard takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure the safety of patrons and oversee activities at Pratt Pool
  • Explaining and enforcing rules, regulations, and policies to ensure the safety of patrons
  • Monitoring designated areas to recognize signs of danger
  • Warning swimmers regarding unsafe situations
  • Responding to emergencies and rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning


Qualifications

Required:
  • Valid Lifeguard Training
  • CPR for the professional rescuer
  • First Aid certification
  • AED certification


Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure itmeets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interestedcandidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. (Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the Career icon from their Workday home screen) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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