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Pool Lifeguard at Residential Community in Amherst, MA Konover Residential Corporation

SCOPE OF DUTIES: The purpose of this job description is to communicate the general nature of the responsibilities and duties associated with the position – some responsibilities and duties may not be specifically addressed. Konover Residential Corporation emphasizes a team approach and fully expects every person to perform any reasonable task or request that is consistent with fulfilling company objectives.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following but are not limited to the job specifications contained hereinAdditional duties or job functions that can be performed safely may be required as deemed necessary by supervisory personnel.  

 To adhere to regular attendance on the job.  

 Monitor the safety of persons using the swimming pool. First responder on-site presence to administer First‐Aid or CPR in emergency situations, and to promptly contact, or have another present person, contact 911 emergency services, if, when and as needed.  

 To adhere to all Konover Residential Corporation safety policies and procedures.  

 Perform such other reasonable work-related duties as may be assigned by the Company.  

 To follow schedule prepared by Property Manager or Service Manager.  

 As a minimum, complete the following tasks each day (provided however that activities that take the lifeguard away from poolside and the primary safety oversight responsibilities of this position are only to be performed when residents and guests are not allowed in the water): 

Swimming Pool Opening Procedure  

  1. Check chlorine at the edge of the pool. Adjust accordingly. 
  2. Fill chlorinating tank. 
  3. Vacuum pool. 
  4. Backwash filter daily. 
  5. Every two hours, clean up or pickupas necessary. Hose off deck, pick up towels, cigarette butts, paper, and any litter.  
  6. Check pH and chlorine in pool(s). If necessary, add chlorine. DO NOT ADD ACID. 
  7. Take out, open and place umbrellas inappropriate areas  
  8. Ensure deck chairs are clean of debris and configured in a welcoming manner. 

Swimming Pool Closing Procedures  

  1. Be sure everyone has left the pool area. 
  2. Lock gate and log. 
  3. Any immediate cleaning should beaccomplishedat this time.  
  4. Fill chlorinating tank. 
  5. Pick up any towels, etc., lying around the pool 
  6. Vacuum pool. 
  7. Check pump and backwash filter. 
  8. Take down umbrellas and put away in shed. 
  9. Lock shed door and gate 
  10. When leaving ensure office alarm is set and door is locked 

Swimming Pool Procedures  

To Backwash Filter:  

  1. Shut off pump. 
  2. Move selector handle to backwash. 
  3. Turn on pump. 
  4. While pool is backwashing, water should be added from fillspoutuntil you achieve a depth of half-way up the tile.  

To Vacuum:  

  1. Open vacuum line. 
  2. Close skimmer line. 
  3. Put vacuum head with hose attached in pool. 
  4. Fill hose with water. 
  5. Encircle the vacuum hose and put on wall. 
  6. When complete, reverse the process, first opening skimmer, then closing vacuum. 

Vacuum should be done prior to backwashing the filter equipment.  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Certified Lifeguard Certificate. All training and certifications required by the Town of Amherst. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combinations of education and experience. Certified Lifeguard Certificate and all training and certifications required by the Town of Amherst. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and basic numbers. Ability to speak simple sentences.  

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.  

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

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