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Camp Lifeguard/Swim Instructor at Dream Camp - Tri

Company: ESF Camps
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionESF Camps is hiring Lifeguards/Swim Instructors to join our mission-driven team at Trinity College in Hartford! Dream Camp provides hundreds of urban youth an opportunity to become the people we know they can be. The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is responsible for teaching swimming lessons, guarding the pool during open swimming, ensuring the safety of all people in the pool area and learning procedures to maintain the cleanliness of the pool facility.Why Dream Camp?

  • Make a positive impact on children and youth while receiving comprehensive training.
  • Lifeguard Certification reimbursement
  • Internship, field work, and continuing education opportunities
  • Flexible summer schedule with the opportunity to work up to 5 consecutive weeks
  • Additional compensation for providing private and semi-private swim instruction after camp
  • Employee referral bonus programEssential Job Responsibilities:
    • Enforce all pool rules and regulations - Responsible for lifeguarding and ensuring safety of all people in and out of pool
    • Teach daily swim instruction to campers ages of 3-14 with different ability levels
    • Work effectively with other Lifeguard/Swim Instructors and share various responsibilities
    • Complete weekly progress reports for all campers and other required paperwork
    • Learn and implement the proper procedures for maintaining proper pool water quality (testing, chlorine, etc.) as well as opening and closing the pool
    • Supervise campers with attention to behavior and group management while serving as a positive role model to campers and peers.
    • Communicate with clear, concise, and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community.
    • Inform site director of any concerns regarding the health, safety, and security of the campers.
    • Demonstrate the ESF Core Values and Virtues of Character (Gratitude, Respect, Trustworthiness, Effort, Kindness, Positivity, Resilience, Community) in camp dailyRequirements:
      • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age
      • Previous experience working with children - Previous camp experience (preferred)
      • Must have certifications: Current American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid Certification, Current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification
      • Previous experience working with inner-city youth and families preferred
      • Hours are typically from 8:00am-3:45pm; Monday - Friday
      • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus. Work outside, upright, and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
      • Must have the physical capability to see (near and far), climb, bend, swim, float, kneel and carry individuals during rescue operations
      • The site director must approve any non-contracted requests for time off, schedule changes, or alterations to the schedule.
      • It is understood you will complete all trainings and pre-employment credentials required by ESF and the state you are working in.
      • Follow the ESF Code and maintain the "ESF Look" at all timesReporting Relationships:
        • Reports directly to and takes direction from the Aquatics Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.Covid 19 Health & Safety Protocols ESF has developed and will be implementing an Advanced Safety Plan to ensure our campers, team members, and parents thrive in a safe environment. This plan includes detailed safety measures in the following areas. Team members will be trained on all protocols and full compliance is expected.
          • Limited enrollment and smaller group sizes
          • Camper & staff screening with use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
          • Cleaning, disinfection & handwashing
          • Premier outdoor facilities
          • Reasonable contact reduction, including social distancing practices
          • Symptom Management Action Plan
          • Specialized Safety Training

Keywords: ESF Camps, Hartford , Camp Lifeguard/Swim Instructor at Dream Camp - Tri, Education / Teaching , Hartford, Connecticut

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