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Schedule: Full Time / Part Time - Must be willing and able to work weekends and evenings as will be required in performance of duties or as requested to support the ongoing operations of The Salvation Army Kroc Center.

Position Description: The Lifeguard assures the safe utilization of all aquatic areas by members and guests. Job responsibilities include: the supervision of member and guest use of the aquatics facility, participates in the daily maintenance and cleaning of pool areas, equipment related to pool use, and emergency equipment, instruct participants in swimming or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information, inspect recreational equipment for safety hazards/damage/wear, rescue distressed persons using rescue techniques and equipment, contact emergency medical personnel in case of serious injury, complete and maintain records required for use of facility, emergency medical treatments performed, and other relevant incident information, and performs related duties as assigned. The use of superior customer service in providing oversight of these areas is required. Must be able to be flexible in support of the Kroc Center team in all areas of center operation, as needed and assigned.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED, or enrolled in a program designed to result in such achievement required. PA state lifeguard certification required. Prior work experience as a lifeguard in PA preferred. Current CPR/AED required. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English; proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Must have an appreciation for and be able to embrace the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please send, fax, or email your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:

The Salvation Army
Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Human Resources Manager
4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia PA, 19129
Fax: (215)558-1499

No phone calls please.

The Salvation Army Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.