Lifeguard - Dartford

Dartford, Kent
30 May 2017
27 Jun 2017
Full Time

Lifeguard - Dartford

Responsible to: Fitness Manager

Main Duties: To ensure the safety of all pool users and to provide excellent customer service at all times.

Responsibilities: Maintain vigilant supervision of the swimming pool and splash pool at all times.

Our Values:

We expect all our staff to strive to:

Maintain open and honest communication with our customers, both internal and external, at all times. Create and have a positive impact on our local community.  Supporting regular neighbourhood events and working closely with society. Protect and nurture our environment, consider everything from alternative work methods through to maintaining and supporting our local wildlife. Support each other in everything we do, recognised and develop each individuals potential. Take complete ownership of their own actions and have pride in what they do. Deliver to our customer’s consistent high levels of service, quality and value in everything we do Look for alternatives to what we do seeking out and exploiting natural resources.

Working Conditions:

May be required to work evenings and weekends. Undertake any further duties or training as requested by the Fitness Manager. Comply with BGL personnel policies and procedures and health and safety procedures including the Normal Operating Procedure and Emergency Action Plan. Maintain a valid RLSS/ISRM National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and keep it up to date through a regular programme of training and practice. Report any water testing, water quality or maintenance issues to the Duty Manager. Ensure the pool plant and storage areas are maintained, organised, safe and clean at all times.

Complete bather counts every half hour whilst on duty. Carry out water tests every 2 hours whilst on duty, and any environmental test as required. Ensure that all facility equipment is put away and stored securely when not in use. Administer first aid, effect pool rescues and apply resuscitation as necessary. Ensure poolside rules are complied with by pool users at all times.

Communicate with customers in a friendly and professional manner.