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Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) – Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan
Commander, Navy Installations, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 274818Start Date: 06/18/2020End Date: 12/31/2020
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED Knowledge of pool and waterfront safety rules. Knowledge of the beach environment, marine life, and beach and water hazards (Waterfront Only). Knowledge of DoD, DON and CNIC policies and procedures governing aquatic assessment testing and certifications. Knowledge of applicable policies and procedures of MWR regarding the use of Aquatic facilities and waterfront operations. Knowledge of cash handling procedures. Ability to appropriately identify hazards or hazardous situations and identify a patron's need for assistance immediately. Ability to tactfully, but forcefully, provide instruction on water safety, facility rules and regulations, and enforce them. Ability to conduct routine safety inspections of the facility and pool area to ensure they meet environmental health standards. Knowledge of and ability to conduct pool chemical testing, document the results, and adjust chemical imbalances, as directed. Skilled or proficient in surf lifesaving techniques and radio communications to perform a safe and efficient rescue operation. Ability to exercise control over a large group of people. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Approved and current nationally recognized certification as a Lifeguard/First Aid/ and CPR Certification. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT CONT: Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a valid state driver's license. Must be able to work varied work schedules to include nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work with hazardous and biohazardous materials (e.g., cleaning agents, pool chemicals, blood, etc.). Must be able to pass an initial and recurrent physical agility test. Must be able to complete an ocean run swim run event (1/4 mile run, 500-meter swim, 1/4 mile run) (Waterfront Only). Must be able to complete a 500-meter swim in less than 10 minutes in a controlled environment (Waterfront Only). Lifeguard Pool: Must possess and maintain the following certifications: Lifeguard Training Certification in accordance with CNICINST 1710.3; CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Providers; First Aid to include Automated External Defibrillator Certification; and Blood Borne Pathogens.
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