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Swim Instructors/Lifeguards for Rockland County Summer Camp

Want a summer job that can change your life?
Want a job where you'll develop leadership, communication and teamwork skills?
Want a job that utilized your swimming abilities?
Then join the HKC Aquatics staff!
POSITION DESCRIPTION
We are currently seeking swim instructor/lifeguards to join the Rockland County aquatics staff for summer 2018. We're looking for reliable, responsible individuals with a love for swimming.
Our aquatics staff provide supervision for our four swimming pools and ensure a safe environment at the pool complex, all-the-while ensuring that the more than 1400 campers and counselors who swim daily do so safely.
Swim instruction is done using the Red Cross curriculum.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Follow curriculum to teach swimming skills appropriate to age and swim levels
Evaluate aquatics abilities of campers and report on them appropriately.
Supervise and guard all swim activities to help prevent and manage injuries.
Provide rescues as needed
Understand the appropriate responses to changes in water or weather conditions affecting pool activities.
Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures while at the pools
Conduct daily check of the pools and pool deck for safety, cleanliness and good repair
Assist in checking chemical levels
Assist in ensuring pools are cleaned
Assist in ensuring pool equipment is set up and stored properly.
CERTIFICATIONS
Current Lifeguard certification
Current CPR certification
Current First Aid certification
QUALIFICATIONS
Customer oriented
Enjoy working with children
Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to critical incidents
Physical ability to act swifly in an emergency
Ability to work on a team and work well with others
Ability to spend the entire day outdoors, under the sun
Experience working with children with special needs a plus
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Home to 14 independently run JCC day camps, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, is a small Jewish non-profit, that manages and operates three facilities located in Long Island, Rockland County and Staten Island. Our mission is to enhance the camp experience and provide a safe environment for the campers and counselors who call our grounds home. On any given summer day we welcome more than 5000 campers and camp staff through our gates. As a seasonal organization, HKC hires 200+ seasonal workers to provide lifeguarding, swim instruction, first-aid care, maintenance, housekeeping and security to ensure we can carry out mission and meet the needs of the camps who camp at HKC.



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