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Company: Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach and West O
Location: Manhattan Beach
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description:The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or requirements of this position. Employees are expected to perform other functions as assigned or requested to further support the organization's mission.Salary $18.00 - $21.00/HourPositionsRegular Part-Time, Seasonal Full-Time positionsBenefits

  • Free Membership (includes gym benefits)
  • Paid Training
  • Employee Discounts Program
  • Scheduling options (Sun-Sat)About the OrganizationFounded as separate organizations in 1948, Jewish Long Beach and the Barbara and Ray Alpert JCC (AJCC) are the newly merged single agency serving the functions of a Jewish community center, Jewish federation, and Jewish community foundation for the Long Beach and west Orange County areas. Jewish Long Beach and the AJCC administer a wide variety of programs and services, rooted in Jewish values but open to all, including early childhood education, summer camp, and after-school programs, adult education, services for seniors, leadership development, fitness and wellness programs, advocacy, and much more. Jewish Long Beach also awards nearly $500,000 in grants annually to a variety of nonprofit agencies throughout the Long Beach area and overseas. The organization owns and operates an eight-acre multi-use campus in east Long Beach, has an annual operating budget of approximately $7 million, and manages approximately $35 million in philanthropic assets.Position SummaryThe Lifeguard/swim Instructor is responsible for enforcing regulations and maintaining discipline; to rescue swimmers in distress and administer First Aid and CPR if needed; and to do related work as required. Teach American red cross learn to swim lessons according to ARC standards. This position includes ensuring the safety of all pool patrons, and swim lesson participants. Be alert of all activities in and around the pool while on duty and to assist with general maintenance and cleanup activities.Essential Position Responsibilities
    • Watches over the patrons of the pool and enforce the rules and regulations of the pool.
    • Maintains alertness for possible accidents in the water and throughout the facility.
    • Rescues swimmers in distress, administer CPR and First Aid when necessary.
    • Knows the emergency procedures of the pool and AJCC building.
    • Administers swim tests to swimmers of questionable ability
    • Takes part in rescue training procedures and aquatic staff meetings.
    • Sets up pool equipment.
    • Stresses safety to all participants in the pool program.
    • Maintains daily record of chemistry reading for all pools (including whirlpool), attendance, and incidents/accidents.
    • Completes incident/accident reports when necessary.
    • Meets on a regular basis for supervision with the AJCC Aquatics Manager.
    • Provides supplementary pool and dressing room safety procedures.
    • Devises and follows lesson plans for purposeful, progressive swimming lessons; takes suggestion(s) and follows directions from the Aquatics Manager regarding the conduct of lessons.
    • Conducts lessons in a safe manner, never losing track of students in class.
    • Enters the water to teach class when required. (All classes before Otters require the instructor to be in the water unless there is an assistant present.)
    • Is on the pool deck ready to meet the class on time and has equipment ready.
    • Keeps accurate Red Cross records for swimming classes. Makes class lists for attendance purposes. Turns in the Course Records on the Monday following the close of each session.
    • Provides daily written lesson plans for each level of class and daily counts of each class.
    • Maintains the highest quality of courtesy, friendliness and service excellence toward members, visitors and other staff. All employees will participate in Service Excellence training as scheduled.
    • Reacts to change productively and handles other essential tasks as assigned. General responsibilities of all Alpert Jewish Community Center staff include participation in staff meetings, building tours for prospective members, participation in programs or events as required or other staff team functions.
    • Understand and support the AJCC's mission and values.
    • Work effectively with all staff members.
    • Additional responsibilities may be assigned.Behavioral Expectations
      • Clearly communicate the mission, ensuring everyone works toward the same goals.
      • Create a positive environment where two-way communication, accountability, and strong trust are established.
      • Promote teamwork and respect, both internally between staff as well as in community-facing contexts with donors, volunteers, members, and other stakeholders.
      • Demonstrate the ability to respond with a high degree of responsiveness to the needs and requests of others, internally and externally. Understand the impact of their work on others.
      • Deal constructively with conflict and focus on the situation, issue or behavior and not on the person by diffusing situations before conflicts arise, resolving conflicts directly and actively promoting and gaining cooperation from others.
      • Accurately provide and receive information in oral and written communications.
      • Consistently provide ideas, opinions, or information in an articulate, professional way.
      • Actively listen to others and demonstrate understanding of other points of view.
      • Willingness and ability to adjust to changing conditions or priorities.
      • Take the initiative to identify and act on problems, and lead by example. Consistently make decisions that resolve problems and act decisively when necessary.Requirements:SkillsKnowledge of pool rules, regulations, and operating procedures. Ability to enforce pool rules, regulations, maintain discipline and exercise good judgment; be alert and attentive, patient and understanding while dealing with customers, work efficiently with other contractors and the public.Education, Experience and Requirements
        • Must be 16 years or older
        • High School Diploma/GED and/or equivalent work experience
        • Previous related experience
        • ARC Lifeguard Training
        • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
        • Community First Aid or Title 22
        • Must complete safety training for swim coaches upon 60 days of hire date.
        • Red cross Water safety Instructor (preferred)Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNo supervisory responsibilities required.Physical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel objects, equipment or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee must be in good physical condition to enable them to perform any rescues, First Aid or CPR. The employee must also have excellent swimming abilities and may be asked to demonstrate his or her abilities as well as maintain his or her fitness level. The employee must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision up to 75 feet to keep pool patrons in view, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Work EnvironmentThe work environment for this position is an outdoor junior Olympic pool and pool area. It will include being around the pool deck and in the water for an extended period of time. The noise level may be medium to loud. The work include may include other factors such as varying climate changes.Compensation details: 18-21 Hourly WagePI6cfffeef04e5-26289-32882610

Keywords: Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach and West O, Los Angeles , LIFEGUARD AND SWIM INSTRUCTOR (PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME SEASONAL), Education / Teaching , Manhattan Beach, California

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