Company: The Westchester Parks Foundation
Location: North Salem
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Must be at least 18 years of age
Hold an accepted and current CPR certificate
Hold an accepted and current lifeguard certificate, or be able to
obtain one before June 28, 2020.
Experience teaching swim lessons a plus.
Skills and Qualifications
Swimming lifeguards must be strong swimmers who can maneuver and
navigate in the water even while carrying another person
Observation skills the ability to observe and monitor swimmers and
safety conditions is vital in this role, so lifeguards should
possess excellent observation skills
Attention to detail a high level of attention to detail and
concentration is required throughout the shift to ensure swimmer
Emergency response skills if a swimmer is in danger, lifeguards
need to calmly assess the situation and make critical decisions to
provide assistance, so strong judgment and response skills are
Communication skills lifeguards need to effectively communicate
with visitors and other lifeguards, so strong verbal communication
skills are another requirement
Additional responsibilities include:
The primary duty of a lifeguard is to maintain swimmer safety.
Lifeguards monitor water conditions and camper behavior, enforcing
safety rules and paying close attention to swimmer activities and
Lifeguards also teach swim lessons daily to various age groups from
In some cases, a lifeguard may have to begin CPR procedures,
working with other lifeguards to contact emergency services
personnel and provide assistance to the swimmer.
Start date: June 28, 2020
End date: August 15, 2020
Keywords: The Westchester Parks Foundation, Danbury , Lifeguard, Other , North Salem, Connecticut
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