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Employment Opportunities - Lifeguard for Aquatics

University of Maine – Campus Recreation
Student Job Description

University Job Classification: Student Lifeguard/Instructor
Date Modified: 3/14/2007
Informal Title: Lifeguard for Aquatics
Supervisor: Asst Dir for Operations


The primary purpose of this position is operations at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center. Lifeguards will protect the safety and well being of each person using the aquatic facility. They will provide participants with program, swimming, and water safety skills information while enforcing all rules and regulations. They will assist with aquatic education needs, participant issues, and first aid/emergency situations. They are also responsible for facilitating a fun, safe and welcoming environment for participants and staff members at all times. Before employment begins they are required to achieve certifications in Professional Rescuer CPR, Standard First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include:

As a Lifeguard, you are expected to be a friendly, knowledgeable and responsible representative of Campus Recreation and its Aquatics programs. We expect all employees to have a positive attitude, show up for work on time, dress professionally, and perform all assigned duties in a professional manner. In addition, we expect all employees to treat everyone with respect.

Job Requirements

Required Certification(s):

Position Type – Pay Level IV: $7.85-8.75
* Work Study / Work Merit: Work Study Optional

Time Commitment: Minimum 8 hours per week.
Minimum Shift: 2 hours
Shift Days/Times: M-F 5:00am-12am; Sat 8am-10pm; Su 10am-10pm

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

The University of Maine Department of Campus Recreation is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, and is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, and members of protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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5797 New Balance Student Recreation Center, 22 Hilltop Road, UMaine
Orono, Maine 04469-5797
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