Posting Summary: The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division of Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Lifeguard (a part-time, wage position). Lifeguards work at both the Aquatic & Fitness and North Grounds Recreation Center aquatics facilities.
Lifeguards serve this community in a respectful, professional, and positive manner by observing swimmers and enforcing regulations in the guarding of life and the prevention of accidents at the swimming pool.
SCHEDULE EXPECTATIONS: Work scheduled university breaks including Fall Break, November, Winter Break, Spring Break, and Summer. Work some opening and closing shifts when available. Work a minimum of 2-3 shifts per month.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: - Lifeguard experience - Proficient swimming ability - Ability to properly extract victims from pool to deck, and proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques.
Required License or Certification: - American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid - CPR/AED Professional Rescuer
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Self-motivated - Ability to work in a team environment.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Outlook
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.