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Lifeguard

Company: Town Sports International Holdings Inc
Location: Baldwin Place
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Are you our next Lifeguard?

Do you have a passion and desire to help others live an active lifestyle? Do you genuinely care about connecting with others and being part of a team? If so, Town Sports International is looking for Lifeguards to join our growing team. The Lifeguard is directly responsible for maintaining a safe and clean pool environment for our members.

Who are we?

Town Sports International is the largest gym chain in the Northeast region with more than 180 locations spanning numerous markets including locations in California, Florida and Puerto Rico. We operate under our local brands of New York Sports Clubs, Boston Sports Clubs, Washington Sports Clubs, Philadelphia Sports Clubs, Palm Beach Sports Clubs, Around the Clock Fitness, Lucille Roberts, Total Woman Gym + Spa, and LIV Fitness.

What do we do?

We are in the business of fitness results, positive change and personal connections. We achieve this through innovative programming, the latest equipment and a knowledgeable staff. More than this, we work with our members to provide a personalized roadmap to achieve specific fitness goals.

You will thrive in this role if you:

* Have an affinity for building relationships.
* Are responsive, organized and have effective listening and communication skills.
* Possess a strong desire to deliver a phenomenal customer service experience.
* Are willing to learn and take necessary step to grow and develop.
* Have a desire to be part of a team.

More about this role:

The Lifeguard is responsible for maintaining a safe pool environment for all members and guests and promptly and appropriately responding to any emergencies in or around the pool. The Lifeguard role achieves success through embodying our core competencies (Creating the TSI Environment, Build a High Performing Team, Achieve Measurable Results).

Requirements

Create the TSI Environment

Our profession empowers members and team members to achieve active lifestyles. Fitness has relevance through all aspects of life. We build positive relationships and sustain the organization's culture by interacting with the highest level of integrity and communicating in a manner that reflects our brand.

Responsibilities include:

* Modeling and promoting our guiding principles through the Clubhouse Rules.
* Reviewing and adhering to all TSI documents including but not limited to policies and procedures, employee handbook, state supplement, codes of conduct, etc.
* Enforce pool polices and standards of safe conduct for all members and guests.
* Meticulously managing the pool division, lane sharing and lap policies.
* Maintaining a positive attitude when interacting with members and guests.
* Work collaboratively with team members and club leaders to adhere to schedules and task assignments.

Build a High Performing Team

Inspires, motivates and develops a team to reach their fullest potential, contributing to the ultimate success of the organization. We constantly improve ourselves, our processes and our procedures to provide a meaningful experience in the gym. We are connected to our members, clients and each other.

Responsibilities include:

* Inspecting the pool area for hazardous conditions and take appropriate steps to eliminate risks, including keeping the pool area free of clutter and eliminating tripping/slipping hazards.
* Testing and recording chemical readings every two hours (every hour in the Maryland and DC clubs) in accordance with TSI Code. Report any abnormal readings and partner with club management team to rectify.
* Recognizing emergencies and responding effectively, completing any necessary incident and/or accident reports.
* Being completely present at all times while on duty (stay focused and off personal devices).
* Additional duties as assigned.

Achieve Measurable Results

Successfully and consistently exceeds goals that drive the member, employee and business categories of the organization; actions reflect a dedication to surpassing the expectations of both members and employees.

Responsibilities include:

* Attend in-service trainings to maintain lifeguard skills and practice emergency action plans.
* When there is no one in the pool, clean the pool area, including vacuuming the pool and cleaning the deck, windows, waterline and equipment.
* Ensuring all necessary equipment, including first aid supplies, is present in the pool area and notifying the appropriate club manager if additional supplies or equipment are required.

Required Skills and Experience

* Lifeguarding certified.
* CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certified.
* Prior lifeguard experience preferred.
* Knowledge of chemical testing procedures and protocols.
* Ability to proficiently use our POS and membership system, timekeeping any other computer programs required to meet the business needs of the customer and TSI.
* Professional demeanor and ability to defuse emotional situations in a calm manner.
* Flexible schedule with the ability to work early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
* Physical demands include ability to lift up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations, walk through all areas of the club, climbing stairs (where applicable), and bending and lifting (e.g. picking up towels, restacking weights, moving equipment as needed). The company reserves the right to change them as business needs require and that jobs may require other tasks as assigned to the employee by the company.

Keywords: Town Sports International Holdings Inc, Danbury , Lifeguard, Other , Baldwin Place, Connecticut

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