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Lifeguard

Company: Elitch Gardens
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationDenver Seasonal - Denver, COPosition TypeSeasonalSalary Range$15.00 HourlyDescriptionJOB SUMMARY: Provides a safe environment for all park Guests while watching various bodies of water in a theme park environment.SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Required to go through Ellis and Associates training to become a Certified Lifeguard in shallow and/or deep water. Training is provided by Elitch Gardens, however this training is unpaid. Elitch Gardens will pay for the cost of the training class. Training will be held over a short period of time, prior to opening of the park. Responsible for operating water attractions and slides.Must be able to adhere to all lifeguard requirements. Maintains a safe experience for every Guest through diligence of constant focus and attention on Guests and water and adherence to all lifeguard protocols presented in training. Greet and provide Guests with courteous service. Inform Guests of and enforce attraction safety requirements and park policies. Maintain water park cleanliness when not guarding or in position. Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, and professional work environment.Other duties as assigned.BENEFITS:Paid sick leaveFree entry to the park while off-dutyFree tickets for friends and familyAdditional discounted tickets and season passes for friends and familyEmployee exclusive eventsEmployee recognition programQualificationsQUALIFICATIONS:Must be at least 16 years old. Must possess oral and written English skills and be able to read and understand operations manuals.Must be able to communicate with Guests and other employees effectively.Previous experience in life-guarding is helpful, but not required. Strong swimming ability is required. Some positions may be exposed to bodily fluids and will utilize chemicals and cleaning agents daily. Some positions require working at elevated heights.Required to work in various weather conditions.Available to work overtime, if over 18 years of ageAvailable to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.Attention to detail.All job offers contingent on passing a criminal, drug, alcohol, and social security background check.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Shallow Water LifeguardSwim to and pick up a ten-pound brick out of five feet of water.Swim 50 yards.Must be able to exit the pool without the use of ladders, stairs & zero depth.Special Facilities LifeguardSwim to and pick up a ten-pound brick out of six feet of waterSwim 200 yardsTread for two minutes without the use of your handsMust be able to exit the pool without the use of ladders, stairs & zero depthRequires standing, sitting, kneeling and bending. Requires walking, reaching above shoulder, pushing and pulling.Must be able to lift and carry 10-150 pounds with the assistance of a co-worker.Occasionally lift and carries more than 150 pounds with assistanceRequires manual and bi-manual dexterity, fine and gross motor skills, eye/hand coordination, near vision, hearing and speech.Possess 20/20 corrected vision. (Corrective lens, if required, must be worn while on duty).Possess normal or average corrected hearing. (Defined as 25 decibels or better in the frequency range of 500HZ-4000HZ considered normal speech frequency range). (If a corrective device is needed to achieve this range, it must be worn while on duty).

Keywords: Elitch Gardens, Denver , Lifeguard, Other , Denver, Colorado

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