Life Guard at a Reputable Boarding School

A reputable Boarding School in Laogs is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Life Guard

Location: Ibeju, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises swimmers to ensure they are swimming within the safety protocols
  • Spots hazard and potential hazard and take measures to prevent accidents
  • Performs rescue in the event of drowning or swimming accident
  • Controls and report unruly behavior and evict individuals not adhering to behavior protocols
  • Performs First aid and CPR as the situation warrants
  • Performs pool chemical checks to ensure safety and hygiene
  • Maintains continuous surveillance of people in the pool area
  • Ensure appropriate head count of people in the pool
  • Checks safety of rescue tubes and life buoys and perform needed maintenance
  • Ensure that all pool equipment are stored safely
  • Monitor activities at the pool to prevent accidents
  • Caution swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and regulations in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Follow emergency action plan and procedures established in the event of an emergency.
  • Maintain order in the pool and all other sporting areas
  • Inspect facilities for cleanliness; complete general pool cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Provide general information on pool operation to members
  • Give support during swimming lessons
  • Maintain an acceptable appearance and attitude at all times. No charting and phoning when students are in the pool
  • Maintain a high standard and exemplary behavior in and outside the pool
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Head of Department.
  • To maintain attendance and activity record and complete required reports
  • To provide periodic supervision and custodial needs of locker rooms and other related equipment
  • Maintain good and cordial relationship with other members of the community
  • With the nature of your job, high level of discipline is expected to the displayed at all times.
  • Ensure Health and safety Policies are observed at all times
  • Maintain and care for students’ swimming costumes
  • Any other duties assigned by the HOD, PHE / Sports.

Education and Work Experience

  • Minimum of OND / NCE in Physical Health Education
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience
  • Swimming coaching certificates from National Institute of Sports
  • Life Saving Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate from State or National Red Cross Association.

Competencies and Skills:

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
  • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and safety practices
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions
  • Fit and agile
  • Excellent swimmer
  • High integrity and ethical standards.

Application Closing Date
18th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.