LIFEGUARD NF2*

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.

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Responsibilities

Responsible of maintaining order at the swimming pool facility.Maintain continuous surveillance of patrons in swimming pools. Ensure appropriate headcount of patrons involved in a swimming and/or watersport on an hourly basis. Call out warnings or take appropriate action for patrons who may have ventured too far or are in imminent danger. Provide safety information to patrons prior to them indulging in a water sports or recreation water play. Supervise patrons to ensure they are swimming within the safety protocols.

Protects patrons from hazardous conditions by ensuring that safety and pool rules and regulations are enforced. Supervises patrons for safety and crowd control. Performs rescue work, promptly renders emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary. Performs water and land rescues equal to the standard of training when a water emergency is taking place (e.g. drowning, medical or trauma in the water). Manages respiratory and cardiac emergencies to include performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), bag-valve-mask resuscitation, or automatic external defibrillation (AED). Uses and maintains care of emergency equipment such as specialized kits and rescue bags, backboards, head immobilizers suction devices, splints, stretchers, oxygen delivery systems, and monitoring equipment. Controls external bleeding with direct pressure and treats shock. Splints and immobilizes fractures and dislocations for transport. Attempts to ascertain whether the patron has preexisting medical problems and to obtain critical medical history from the patron.

Employs a variety of established emergency medical techniques, methods, and equipment to stabilize the patron for transport to the receiving facility. Assists intermediate life support or paramedic staff. 

Administers swim tests. Schedules use of lanes and pool space for patrons. Instructs patrons on proper swimming pool etiquette and techniques. May check I.D. cards for authorized patrons and collect usage fees, if applicable. Responsible for conducting opening and closing procedures of the facility. 

Spot hazards or potential hazards and take measures to prevent accidents/injuries. Promptly reports safety hazards to supervisor. Completes incident reports and assists in maintaining routine documents and reports. Ensures proper disposal of medical waste and potentially infectious materials. Responsible for the cleanliness of the buildings and grounds at the pool areas. Responsible for vacuuming, skimming, and routine pool maintenance. Checks safety of rescue tubes and buoys and perform needed maintenance. Ensure that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are kept in a safe place. May operate water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards. May apply disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks. Participates in continuous training to ensure proficiency in rescue and lifesaving techniques. 

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a professional and friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment. 

Performs other related duties as assigned. This is a mixed position where the incumbent must be able to lift and carry objects up to 45lbs independently and objects over 45lbs with assistance is required, while performing normal duties in the area. May perform work that poses physical demands beyond normal requirements during rescue. Work may be performed in settings where exposure to moderate discomforts, high temperatures, and/or adverse weather conditions exist.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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  • EVALUATIONS:

    Qualifications

    Must be at least 15 years old. Six months of experience as a pool lifeguard is preferred. Possess current nationally recognized certifications: Lifeguard training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent, Standard First Aid or equivalent. Ability to use and perform maintenance of pool equipment. Understanding of and the ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use equipment to take pool readings. Must be able to pass an initial and recurrent physical ability test. National and state background checks are required.

    Education

    Additional information

    GENERAL INFORMATION:  Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

    It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

    As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS. Required Documents: *Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable. *If prior military, DD214 Member CopyThis activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce. ALL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION AND SUBMIT A RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. 

    ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING. 

    APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE INTERVIEWED.

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

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    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

    • Stability of Federal Civilian Service

    • People with passion for doing work that matters

    • Quality of Work Life Balance

    • Competitive Pay

    • Comprehensive Benefit Packages

    • Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


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