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Lifeguard Application For Employment 2023

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  2. Vernon Township: Lifeguard Application

  3. Lifeguard Job Description

    Lifeguarding positions are part time positions. This position receives direct supervision from the Aquatics Director and limited supervision from the Program Coordinator and Director of Constituent Affairs. 


    The pool season begins Memorial Day weekend  and runs until Labor Day (or 1 week prior to the start of classes for college bound students).  Pre-season training occurs in mid-May.  Lifeguards are scheduled to cover public swimming shifts afternoons and evenings for 3-5 days per week based on guards availability.  Weekly mandatory paid training occurs 2 hours per week.

    Responsibilities For Lifeguard

    • Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the water

    • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services

    • Able to act quickly and appropriately to secure the safety of patrons in the event of an emergency

    • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintain a high standard of customer service

    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

    • Prepare and maintain appropriate activity reports

    • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

    • Able to follow routine verbal and written instructions

    Qualifications For Lifeguard

    • Must be at least 15 years old. 

    • American Red Cross Certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid and AED/CPR required (certification course provided as part of pre-season training)

    • Ability to pass a pre-employment practical skills test in the water 

    • Ability to work on weekends and evenings

    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

    • Ability to accurately prepare routine administrative paperwork

    • Excellent customer service skills

  4. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status genetic information or any other legally protected status.

  5. If you are under 18 years of age, can you provide required proof of your eligibility to work?
  6. Have you ever been employed with Vernon Township before?
  7. Are you currently employed?
  8. If yes, may we contact your present employer?
  9. Do any of your friends or relatives work here?
  10. Are you prevented from becoming employed in this country because of visa or immigration status?
    (Proof of citizenship or immigration status will be required upon employment)
  11. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
  12. Education
  13. Are you able to swim?
  14. Are you currently lifeguard certified by the American Red Cross?
  15. Employment Experience
  16. References

    Please provide 3 references.

  17. Applicant's Statement

    I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and that intentional misrepresentations or omissions may be cause for the rejection of my application and that if hired I may be released from employment. I understand that the company may require me to successfully complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol test as a condition of employment and that continued employment may be based on the successful completion of similar tests. I understand that the company may as part of the hiring process request an investigative consumer report from a third party entity or agency including information concerning my character, general reputation, personal characteristics, credit records, and mode of living. I may make a written request to the company to provide me with additional information regarding the nature and scope of any such report. I understand that employment with your company is “at will” and nothing in the interview or hiring process, this application, or your company policies are intended to create an employment contract between myself and the company. Employment may be terminated by either party at any time for any reason with or without notice. 

  18. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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