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PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: DEPARTMENT:

Swimming Pool Lifeguard Finance and Leisure

DIVISION: RESPONSIBLE TO:

Leisure Services Activity coordinator wet side

POST REF:FNLS GRADE: SCP 5 Unqualified, SCP 6 Qualified

JOB PURPOSE To ensure that swimming pool safety and control is maintained to a high standard at all times by complying with policies and procedures and by raising customer awareness of rules and regulations to prevent accidents. Maintain high standards of cleanliness, hygiene and safety to ensure maximum enjoyment by users.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES           

Supervising all swimmers in the pool area and carry out emergency response procedures to swimmers in difficulty. (Applying artificial respiration and first aid treatment as needed.) Ensure you remain qualified and undertake regular training as required. Ensuring regular swimming pool water tests are taken to ensure they remain within the Health & Safety guidelines at all times. Ensure that the swimming pool and poolside is kept in a clean and hygienic condition at all times. Dealing with daily routine enquiries presented by members of the public. Undertaking general cleaning and general duties throughout the centre including cleaning of changing rooms, toilets, drains, pool and pool surrounds and maintenance of grounds and surrounding areas. Collecting tickets and safe guarding locker keys as required. Carry out minor repairs and maintenance to centre equipment as and when required, Assist the Duty Officer to ensure the correct equipment is in place for use by the public when necessary. Ensuring that required maintenance is carried out to plant room equipment. To carry out such other duties that the Manager considers necessary to maintain or improve operational efficiency and or customer service.

PERSON SPECIFICATION     

Hold a current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. Previous practical experience in a similar role would be a distinct advantage. Possession of ISRM Pool Plant Operators certificate is desirable. A Swimming discipline Teaching/Instructors/Coaching certificate or equivalent practical experience would be an advantage. Current First Aid Certificate would also be an advantage.

Under certain circumstances be required to work at other locations in the County.


Swimming Pool Lifeguard JD