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'CuseWorks: Barnes Center at The Arch - Lifeguard - Spring 2022

Note to Applicants
As a part-time student employee, you are an employee at-will, meaning you have the right to end your employment at any time for any reason, and the University may do the same. Your employment is also specifically conditioned on your being and remaining a student in good standing, satisfactory performance of work, availability of work, and legal eligibility to work in the United States. Work may become unavailable due to health or safety concerns, or a change in instructional format.

** Student employment job opportunities are currently limited to students present in the United States **

SUNY ESF students are not eligible to apply for on-campus student employment through Syracuse University

Department Description
Make a splash as you explore health and wellness with the accessible recreation/lap pool and the Prettyman Spa Pool and Sibley Pool along with additional aquatic opportunities.

Job Description
-Provide supervision of aquatic facilities and pool users.
-Enforce Recreation policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction.
-Assist in the maintenance accurate records of hourly pool chemistry and user counts.
-Aid in opening and closing procedures and facility inspections as appropriate.
-Attend and actively participate in mandatory monthly in-service trainings and other annual required trainings as scheduled.
-Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Action Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
-Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants and guests.
-Maintain effective communication with co-workers and professional staff. Report any pool maintenance, safety, or security problems promptly and thoroughly.
Required Qualifications
Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification.
Job Specific Qualifications
-Contribute a minimum of 5-10 hours/week; and additional special event hours required as needed.
-Effective interpersonal communication skills.
-Maintain a commitment to customer service.
Physical Requirements
Strong swimming skills and ability to maintain a high level of aquatic fitness. Ability to perform all lifeguarding skills to the minimum standard set by the American Red Cross. 
Message to Applicants
Applicants must complete an in-water skills evaluation and an in-person interview in order to be considered for hire. Must produce copies of current certifications prior to attending the skills evaluation.  

University Shared Competencies to be Gained
-Ethics, Integrity, and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
-Critical and Creative Thinking
-Communication Skills

Professional Skills
- Accountability
- Initiative
- Adaptability
- Leadership
- Collaboration
- Problem Solving
- Communication
- Professionalism
- Conflict Management
- Time Management