City of Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield, NM, USA
  • $14.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Seasonal Status: Works full-time during Summer Pool days & hours of operation, and as needed throughout rest of the 9 month period.

Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be Red Cross certified as a lifeguard. Must be Red Cross certified in First Aid and CPR. Must pass pre-employment drug screening. Must complete City provided pre-season training.


Works under the general supervision of the Aquatics Director performing a variety of first-line supervisory and advanced poolside and water safety duties as needed to assure safe use of pool facilities. Monitors water activities to assure safety and prevent accident or injury to patrons. Assumes responsibility for pool operations and enforces pool and facility rules and regulations in the absence of the Aquatics Coordinator or Supervisor.


Provides close to immediate supervision to Lifeguards. Could provide close supervision to Cashiers as needed.


Performs as the Shift Supervisor; provides training to less experienced lifeguards; observes patron activities; enforces rules; ensures compliance of policies and procedures by lifeguards; performs as lifeguard when not actively supervising facility.

Monitors performance of staff, makes recommendations to Director or Coordinator.

Performs first aid as needed to assist individuals suffering injuries; performs water rescues as needed to prevent mishaps and drowning. Maintains constant alertness of patron activity to minimize exposure or threat of incident of accident.

Directs and performs general upkeep and custodial duties; cleans facility floors, mops, sweeps, vacuums, polishes, etc.; cleans pool decks; monitors water temperatures and chemical balances testing chlorination and "Ph" levels, takes water samples.

Adheres to cash handling policy and procedures, assists cashiers as needed during public hours and during closing responsibilities.

Monitors and works pool parties with related opening and closing procedures.

Performs opening and closing procedures; assures all systems are properly functioning; secures doors and other accesses; assures shift duties are completed, including proper accounting of revenues.

Ensures compliance with Local, State and Federal requirements and guidelines for aquatic recreation and food handling.

Performs related duties as required.


1. Education and Experience: Graduation from High School or GED. AND One (1) year of experience related to aquatic practices or related background. OR An equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of the rules and regulations of a variety of aquatics and recreational activities; basic mathematics related to cashiering and changing money; water safety practices, rules and guidelines; general principles of supervision. Ability to demonstrate advanced swimming skills; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public; ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; demonstrate good judgment and decision-making. Ability to work a varied schedule including weekends.

3. Special Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be Red Cross certified as a lifeguard. Must be Red Cross certified in First Aid and CPR. Must pass pre-employment drug screening. Must complete City provided pre-season training.

Must be willing to work 20-40 hours per week which vary according to seasonal need.

4. Work Environment: Incumbent of the position performs in a climate-controlled environment. Tasks require a variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as swimming, walking and standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and seeing. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, and discriminating thinking.

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