Utah State University

Lifeguard

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/20/2024 11:42 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-7909
# of Openings
5
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
15 hours per week
College
Student Affairs
Department
Campus Recreation
Advertised Salary
Starting at $10.00 per hour
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

Lifeguard is a position designed to support safe practices in an aquatic environment and minimize risk at USU HPER pools. This position will mainly focus on surveillance and rule enforcement at the HPER pools.

Responsibilities

Job Duties

  • Monitor activities in all areas associated with the HPER Pools and enforce pool rules and regulations
  • Provide positive customer service and general information on pool operations and other campus recreation programs
  • Attend all training and perform required skills to the standard
  • Follow the established emergency action plan and procedures during an emergency
  • Examine injured persons and administer first-aid or CPR, if necessary, using the proper medical supplies, equipment, and training
  • Maintain a safe aquatic environment by encouraging proper use of equipment by the general public (i.e. diving boards) and upkeep of emergency equipment (i.e. backboards)
  • Inspect facility and pool for cleanliness; perform general pool cleaning and maintenance when required
  • Complete and maintain pool records including potential safety hazards, medical treatments performed, and all relevant incident information
  • This position description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum age 16
  • Excellent swimming skills and physical conditioning
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations
  • Knowledge of pool equipment and maintenance
  • Work effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions
  • Exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills -- politely assertive, tact, patient, and diplomatic while dealing with complex problems
  • Attention to detail with high level of accuracy and the ability to adapt

Preferred Qualifications

  • USU students preferred
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certification

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application  

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Starting at $10.00 per hour

ADA

This position requires moderate physical effort.  Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position, including lifting up to 25 pounds, walking and standing.  Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment. 

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 04/2024

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023

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