As a lifeguard your primary responsibility is for the safety of any person using the swimming pool and diving well. We celebrate the power of recreation, wellbeing and inclusion. A candidate should be proactive, engaging and resourceful as well as have the ability to provide excellent customer service to help promote safe aquatic facility usage while maintaining a courteous and professional atmosphere
- Supervises swimming activities at the aquatics facility and ensures that policies, guidelines and safety procedures are followed.
- Warns swimmers of improper activities or danger and enforces pool regulations and water safety policies.
- Administers first aid in the event of injury, rescues swimmers in distress or danger of drowning and administers CPR and/or artificial respiration, if necessary.
- Evaluates conditions for safety and initiates aquatics emergency action plan as required.
- Inspects pool facilities, equipment and water to ensure that they are safe and usable.
- Supervises and assists in cleaning the pool and related facilities and equipment, assists with chlorine residual water tests and with records and charts of water tests and records of accidents and adds chemicals to pool water as directed.
- Resolves scheduling conflicts to ensure safe pool environment when competing programs/priorities require use of aquatic facilities.
- Knowledge and ability to evaluate water conditions at aquatics facilities, at the beach/ocean or other offsite natural pools, streams or rivers to determine any potential dangers or hazards
- Ability to adjust programs as necessary to ensure the safety of the visitors and other staff
- Swimming proficiency and comfort in all types of water conditions
- Ability to judge and evaluate evolving dynamics of individuals participating in aquatic activities to immediately assess their capabilities and threats to their safety
- Knowledge of on-site protocols, operational procedures and safety policies
- Knowledge of methods and techniques for providing on-site emergency medical services
- Current CU Boulder student
- Minimum of 6 months of related work experience
- Certified Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate, or equivalent
- American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, or equivalent
- American Red Cross Standard First Aid, or equivalent
Shifts are available in 2 hour increments. Minimum availability per week is 5 hours. Student Recreation Center is a 7 day a week facility, weekend shifts are available as well as early mornings. Lifeguard in-services are required paid shifts and are scheduled a minimum of 2 times per month on alternating Sundays.
Pay rate: $15.30.
Ice Rink Technician
As an ice rink technician your primary responsibility is for the safety of any person using the ice arena. We celebrate the power of recreation, wellbeing and inclusion. A candidate should be proactive, engaging and resourceful as well as have the ability to provide excellent customer service to help promote safe ice rink facility usage while maintaining a courteous and professional atmosphere
- The Ice Rink Technician is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of ice rink surfaces and surrounding facilities including: player benches, locker rooms, warming area, Zamboni garages, rental equipment-skates, hockey pads, helmets and gloves, glass, boards, hockey nets and equipment
- Keeping events on time according to the ice events schedule.
- Opening and/or closing responsibilities.
- Is knowledgeable in the proper use and maintenance of an ice re-surfacer.
- Must have the ability to perform multiple functions at once and the ability to handle the public in a friendly and professional manner.
- Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally; establish and maintain working relationships with fellow students and guests
- Supervises on ice activities at the facility and ensures that policies, guidelines, and safety procedures are followed.
- Warns skaters of improper activities or danger and enforces rink regulations and policies.
- Administers first aid in the event of injury, assists skaters and players in distress or danger, and administers CPR and/or first aid, if necessary.
- Evaluates conditions for safety and initiates emergency action plan as required.
- Inspects ice sheet and facilities, equipment, and zamboni to ensure that they are safe and usable.
- Current CU Boulder Student
- Knowledge of the techniques and equipment involved in the operations of an ice rink is required.
- Experience working with equipment including but not limited to the Zamboni machines, skate sharpener
- CPR/AED & First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain upon hire are required.
This position will have opening and/or closing responsibilities. The job may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours, weekends and holidays. Schedule is otherwise flexible.
Opportunities are available for training and promotion.
Pay rate: $15.30.