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Lifeguard at Onelife Fitness

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newport News, Virginia





Job Description:


Summary Objective:

Provide a safe and fun pool experience by enforcing pool guidelines, assisting members, guests, and prospects, and following all policies and procedures

Essential Functions:


  • Deliver the ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time

  • Safeguard pool areas and enforce rules and regulations in a professional manner

  • Maintain a clean and safe environment

  • Be aware of pool and surrounding area at all times


Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet all members, guests, and visitors as they enter pool area

  • Rescue patrons and perform appropriate follow-up procedures, including proper use of first aid equipment

  • Test water quality in pools, adjust chemicals as needed, and maintain records

  • Maintain the pool, pool deck, area, and pump room

  • Assist in equipment maintenance and promptly report any breakdowns or other problems

  • Address all questions or comments from members and guests, making referrals as needed

  • Enforce the aquatics schedule in a professional manner

  • Perform patron and/or youth swimming tests to assess ability to swim independently

  • Complete all necessary paperwork

  • Attend all required meetings and trainings

  • Understand and follow employee standards of conduct and ethics

  • Understand and uphold club building, facilities, service, program, and emergency procedures

  • Complete all in-house staff training as assigned

  • Assume other duties as assigned

  • Work early morning, evening, and weekend hours as necessary


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Ability to motivate and nurture others

  • Strong work ethic that includes punctuality, organization, and attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude

  • Outwardly facing professional appearance

  • Confidence and desire to create new relationships quickly

  • Ability to quickly acquire and apply new knowledge and skills

  • Willingness to work flexible hours

  • Demonstrated swimming and rescue skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of first-aid practices and techniques

  • Knowledge of swimming pool operations


Required Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • Current lifeguarding certification, including professional rescue required

  • Current pool operator’s certification preferred

  • Six months’ experience in an aquatics setting preferred

  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required


Physical Activities Required:

Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Standing long periods of time

  • Daily walking, lifting, bending, squatting, and reaching

  • Swimming and rescue activities while on duty

  • Physical requirements to possess American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification

  • Clear diction and acute hearing are necessary for effective communication


Employee Benefits:

All US Fitness team members receive:


  • Complimentary Membership and Guest Privileges

  • Discounts on Personal Training, Mind&Body, Aquatics, and Kids Programs

  • Discounts on Serenity Day Spa Services and all apparel

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • In-house Continuing Education Credits and CEC Reimbursement


Additional Full Time Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits and Group Life Insurance Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off


US FITNESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

If you have an inquiry about an application or have a physical and/or mental disability and need special accommodations applying for a job using our online application system, please call 703-740-9009. 

Candidates outside of the specified area are welcome to apply but if selected for an interview, they must be willing to travel at own cost. Relocation assistance is not offered. 

US Fitness is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all hiring and employment practices strictly in accordance with applicable employment discrimination laws and regulations. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is illegal. The Company does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, protected veteran status, status as a uniformed service member under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“uniformed service member status”), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other categories defined by federal, state, or local law. 

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