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    Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA
    1000 Lakeland Drive Se, Po Box 757, Willmar, MN 56201
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    Job Description

    This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Lifeguard at Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined.


    1. Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
    2. Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the “safe-in-six” model; completes related reports as required.
    3. Responds to challenges with possible solutions in a timely manner.
    4. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies, and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.
    5. Remains calm and objective when under pressure or when challenged by others.
    6. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state health department code.
    7. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
    8. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
    9. Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.
    10. Assume other duties, responsibilities and projects identified as needed by the employee and approved and/or assigned by supervisor.

    Lifeguard certification preferred, but training available.

    YMCA Membership available for all staff members.

    Posting ID: 514474981Posted: 2021-04-06