Internship Details

Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/

Internship Title
Lifeguard
Area Industry Minimum Age Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Bend Service 15 $12.79-$14.49 (Depending on Experience) 15
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes No Yes Flexible Flexible and varies on schedule
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
Open Until Filled 2021-08-10 Flexible - year round positions No Yes
Background Check
Yes

Description
    About This Opportunity:
Provide for the safety and enjoyment of BPRD guests by anticipating, recognizing, responding to, and managing emergency situations as part of a professional lifeguard team.

Available Work Schedules: 
     Opening - 5-11 am
     Mid-day - 11 am-4:30 pm
     Closing - 4:30-9:30 pm 

A day in the life:

- Anticipate and recognize potential emergencies by maintaining the 10/20 Protection Rule.

- Manage emergencies according to Starfish Aquatic Institute and JSFC protocols.

- Enforce facility and public health rules and regulations.

- Assist with program needs and pool setup.

- Perform cleaning, maintenance, and organization tasks. Serves as a locker room attendant.

- Communicate with patrons and staff in a courteous and professional manner.

- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

- Participate in district-wide special events as needed.

 

IMPORTANT:
- To be considered for this position candidates must be able to pass the swim test prior to the interview.
- Preliminary Swim Test:  100-meter (50 m with tube under armpits, 50 m with tube dragging behind you freestyle or breaststroke), retrieve 10 lb brick in 12 feet deep and tread water with hands/ears dry for 1 minute.  Please check in with the receptionist upon arriving for the swim test. Times TBA
- The Interview:  Interviews will be scheduled with those that pass the swim test.  At the conclusion of the interviews, we will email applicants that are selected to attend the StarGuard Lifeguard course.

LIFEGUARD CLASS INFORMATION: 
- StarGuard Aquatic Institute Pool Lifeguard/CPR License class is available if needed. The class will be offered at a BPRD facility. You must complete an online class prior to the water/classroom portion of the class.  Classes are mandatory. 
- The Class Schedule will be discussed during the initial conversation with the supervisor.
- Jobs will be offered upon successful completion of the StarGuard Lifeguard course.

 

Educational Aspect

Benefits of this position and learning opportunities: 

- Free Starguard Lifeguard Certification training.
- Gain work experience in a public facility.
- Learn how an aquatics system works.
- Improve communication skills.
 
Further Requirements

N/A

Lift Requirements

Working Conditions:

Duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include working in extreme weather conditions (warm and humid indoor conditions to cool outdoor conditions) and ongoing exposure to sun and pool chemicals such as chlorine. The work schedule is varied and may require evenings, weekends, and holidays. Hours vary depending upon specific program needs. The flow of work and character of duties involve a high degree of mental and visual attention much or all of the time. Physical exertion includes frequent walking, bending, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling, and kneeling in order to conduct extractions and deliver basic first aid/life support and to deliver and move equipment and supplies. Job stress may include dealing with crowds, uncooperative participants, difficult individuals, emergency response, exposure to illness, and periods of continuous demand.


Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/
Internship Title
Lifeguard
AreaIndustry
BendService
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
15$12.79-$14.49 (Depending on Experience)
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
15No
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
YesOpen Until Filled
Start DateEnd Date
2021-08-10Flexible - year round positions
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
Flexible No
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description
    About This Opportunity:
Provide for the safety and enjoyment of BPRD guests by anticipating, recognizing, responding to, and managing emergency situations as part of a professional lifeguard team.

Available Work Schedules: 
     Opening - 5-11 am
     Mid-day - 11 am-4:30 pm
     Closing - 4:30-9:30 pm 

A day in the life:

- Anticipate and recognize potential emergencies by maintaining the 10/20 Protection Rule.

- Manage emergencies according to Starfish Aquatic Institute and JSFC protocols.

- Enforce facility and public health rules and regulations.

- Assist with program needs and pool setup.

- Perform cleaning, maintenance, and organization tasks. Serves as a locker room attendant.

- Communicate with patrons and staff in a courteous and professional manner.

- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

- Participate in district-wide special events as needed.

 

IMPORTANT:
- To be considered for this position candidates must be able to pass the swim test prior to the interview.
- Preliminary Swim Test:  100-meter (50 m with tube under armpits, 50 m with tube dragging behind you freestyle or breaststroke), retrieve 10 lb brick in 12 feet deep and tread water with hands/ears dry for 1 minute.  Please check in with the receptionist upon arriving for the swim test. Times TBA
- The Interview:  Interviews will be scheduled with those that pass the swim test.  At the conclusion of the interviews, we will email applicants that are selected to attend the StarGuard Lifeguard course.

LIFEGUARD CLASS INFORMATION: 
- StarGuard Aquatic Institute Pool Lifeguard/CPR License class is available if needed. The class will be offered at a BPRD facility. You must complete an online class prior to the water/classroom portion of the class.  Classes are mandatory. 
- The Class Schedule will be discussed during the initial conversation with the supervisor.
- Jobs will be offered upon successful completion of the StarGuard Lifeguard course.

 

Educational Aspect

Benefits of this position and learning opportunities: 

- Free Starguard Lifeguard Certification training.
- Gain work experience in a public facility.
- Learn how an aquatics system works.
- Improve communication skills.
 
Further Requirements

N/A

Lift Requirements

Working Conditions:

Duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include working in extreme weather conditions (warm and humid indoor conditions to cool outdoor conditions) and ongoing exposure to sun and pool chemicals such as chlorine. The work schedule is varied and may require evenings, weekends, and holidays. Hours vary depending upon specific program needs. The flow of work and character of duties involve a high degree of mental and visual attention much or all of the time. Physical exertion includes frequent walking, bending, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling, and kneeling in order to conduct extractions and deliver basic first aid/life support and to deliver and move equipment and supplies. Job stress may include dealing with crowds, uncooperative participants, difficult individuals, emergency response, exposure to illness, and periods of continuous demand.


Area Coordinator

Larry Holeman
larry@edcoinfo.com
541-815-5005