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Daily Pool Manager 
Lifeguard
Front Desk Worker
Snack Bar Attendant 

Daily Pool Manager (Manager on Duty)

Application Deadline: February 18, 2024

The Daily Pool Manager reports directly to the Pool Supervisor who reports to Personnel Committee and/or Members of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors reserves the right to dismiss an Assistant Pool Manager at any point during the season.

Pool Managers must be certified in the following before their first day of work: Pool Operators Permit and Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid Certifications.

In addition to complying with tasks contained in the Head Guard and Lifeguard Agreements that follow, as a Pool Manager, you will be expected to work with and support the Pool Supervisor in support of the following:

  • Promote safety for all members and guards at all times.
  • Read and follow the Dunn Loring Swim Club Employee Handbook.
  • Read, follow, and enforce the Dunn Loring Swim Club Code of Conduct.
  • Work with the Pool Supervisor to ensure that all lifeguards have up to date certifications.
  • Coordinate with the Pool Supervisor and the Personnel Committee a pre-season kick off meeting for guards and staff to review roles & responsibilities and build a sense of team.
  • Understand that rules pertaining to lifeguards also pertain to Assistant Pool Managers, such as participation in Red Man Drills, private lessons, etc.;
  • Be on time for your scheduled shift;
  • Enforce and follow all pool rules;
  • Administer CPR and/or First Aid as necessary; Perform and support rescue from water as needed;
  • Oversee chemical readings, order chemicals as needed, maintain chemical logs and dispense chemicals following proper procedures as required;
  • Ensure cleanliness of pools and pool grounds;
  • Help organize and implement staff trainings;
  • Ensure that all guards are tested (red man drills) at least twice during the season;
  • Help oversee the administration of patch tests;
  • Help to maintain and keep abreast of “Managers’ Notebook” used by Managers ‘On Duty’ to convey shift reports to one another;
  • Work with the Pool Supervisor to compile mid-season and end-of-season performance reviews on lifeguards;
  • Help to supervise the set-up and take-down of the pool for swim/dive meets and social events;
  • Support staff performance and report any issue to the Pool Supervisor or to the Personnel Committee;
  • Report any maintenance issues to the Pool Supervisor and record in the maintenance log;
  • Assist Pool Supervisor in providing a monthly maintenance issue report to the Personnel Committee to be reviewed at the monthly board meeting;
  • Help to organize screening and oversee group swim lessons;
  • Interact with all members and lifeguards in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Supervise or support Snack Bar staff as directed.
  • Agree to drug testing if requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

It is highly encouraged that Daily Pool Managers work lifeguard shifts on an as-needed basis to demonstrate to other lifeguards exactly how and what lifeguards need to do when on duty.

As a Pool Manager at Dunn Loring Swim Club, you are required to wear the approved Dunn Loring Swim Club lifeguard suit. You must wear your approved lifeguard suit and/or shirt at all times while on duty. A lifeguard whistle will be provided for you which must be worn while in the lifeguard stand.

As a Pool Manager at Dunn Loring Swim Club, you may request a maximum of one week’s (unpaid) vacation which must be approved by the board three weeks in advance of the requested vacation date(s). You are expected to work until the end date indicated on the contract offered to you.

Lifeguard

Application Deadline: February 25, 2024

Lifeguards report directly to the Pool Supervisor and/or Members of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors reserves the right to dismiss a lifeguard at any point during the season.

Lifeguards must be at least 15 years of age. In addition, they must have the following certifications before their first day of work: Lifeguard Training, CPR, and First Aid. If you are 15 years of age you are required to have a work permit.  As a lifeguard, you will be expected to:

  • Promote safety for all members and guards at all times.
  • Read and follow the Dunn Loring Swim Club Employee Handbook;
  • Follow directions of the Manager-on-Duty;
  • Be on time for your scheduled shift;
  • Enforce and follow all pool rules;
  • Administer CPR and/or First Aid as necessary;  Perform and support rescue from water as needed;
  • Teach swim lessons, as required in the Employee Handbook;
  • When not in the lifeguard stand, keep pools and club facilities clean and assist all tasks required to ensure that our pool is a safe and family oriented environment;
  • Help to supervise the set-up and take-down of the pool for swim/dive meets and social events;
  • Attend in-service training classes, as required, by Dunn Loring Swim Club;
  • Report any issues to both the Manager-on-Duty and the Pool Supervisor;
  • Interact with all members and lifeguards in a professional and courteous manner;
  • Agree to drug testing if requested;
  • Work at the snack bar as directed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Full time lifeguards are required  to work no less than 32 Hours per week.  Part time lifeguards are required  to work between 15 and 32 hours per week.  ONLY full time lifeguards who work their required hours each week will be permitted to teach private swim lessons and only when they are not on duty.

All employees who do not leave the area for college are expected to work until Labor Day Monday.  We understand that high school sports and school begin prior to Labor Day, however the pool must be staffed and all employees are expected to honor the contract to work through Labor Day Monday.

We welcome qualified swim team and dive team coaches to apply as lifeguards. There is a good possibility that part time/full time hours can be offered in August to lifeguards.

As a lifeguard at Dunn Loring Swim Club, you are required to wear the approved Dunn Loring Swim Club lifeguard suit at all times while on duty. If wearing a t-shirt while on duty, it must be the DLSC Lifeguard shirt.  A lifeguard whistle will be provided for you, which must be worn while in the lifeguard stand.

Front Desk Worker

Application Deadline: March 17, 2024
Minimum Age: 18

  • Verify membership using photos on Gate Control System
  • Collect fees for all guests
  • Secure cash box
  • Answer any incoming calls
  • Make loudspeaker announcements, as necessary
  • Enforce all rules for admission, including sign-in requirements for all members
  • Treat all members, staff and guests with courtesy and a helpful attitude
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Snack Bar Attendant

Application Deadline: March 23, 2024
Minimum age: 14

  • Adhere to and follow all DLSC rules and regulations
  • Read and follow the Dunn Loring Swim Club Employee Handbook
  • Read, follow, and enforce the Dunn Loring Swim Club Code of Conduct
  • Agree to drug testing if requested
  • Provide all necessary employment forms
  • Be attentive to and follow the direction of the DLSC Management and Pool Supervisor
  • Be punctual and ready to start work in accordance with assigned work-shifts
  • Maintain a clean and neat appearance and proper attire. Note: Proper attire is most any clothing but, No Swimsuits or changing inside the Snack bar
  • Be polite and friendly at “ALL Times” to “ALL” co-workers and customers of the Snack Bar, including “ALL” DLSC members and guests of the Swim Club itself.
  • Ensure the Snack Bar is clean and organized at all times (including refrigeration/freezer units, counter tops, floor area, microwaves and other equipment, and the back storage area counters, sinks and floor)
  • During slow periods wipe down picnic tables and pickup any spills and trash items around the outside areas of the Snack Bar and picnic table area
  • Continually check to ensure “ALL FREEZERS and REFRIGERATION UNITS” are working properly and doors are fully and securely shut
  • Keep microwave ovens clean both inside and out. Note: Be careful handling “Popcorn” butter has leaked at times and it is HOT – Serve on Paper Plate to younger children
  • “Pennies” received from “Sunday Penny Dive” are to be placed in the “Penny Can” on shelf above register for Management to collect. (Note: During slow times please “Roll-up Pennies – 50 in each Penny Roll)
  • “DLSC Coupons” received from customers are to be placed in the “Coupon Can” on shelf above register for Management to collect
  • Break all boxes down and place in box on cart. Take all trash and boxes to dumpsters/recycle bins in parking lot at end of your work-shift NOTE: Card board boxes should be put in Green Containers “Recyclables”, all other trash place in dumpster
  • Always use good cash handling procedures (never leave cash laying out on counters or leave cash draw open when not in use)
  • Always “Count the Cash Draw” at both the “Beginning and End” of your work-shift
  • Be sure to leave the proper “Starting Cash Bank = $150.00” in the “Cash Draw” at the end of your shift
  • The “Remaining Cash in Excess of the $150.00 Starting Bank should be placed in an envelope, the envelop should note the “Date”, “Work-shift Time”, “Dollar Amount of Cash inside” and “Worker’s name”.
  • Completed Cash Envelopes are to be stored in the “Cash Box” underneath the counter for Management

Emergency Situations, especially any accidents/falls with workers or customers, are to be reported immediately to the Pool Supervisor. If the Pool Supervisor is not available, then notify the Pool Manager on Duty or get help from any lifeguard or “Adult” on the pool deck. Lastly, record the situation in the Manager’s Notebook.

All employees who do not leave the area for college are expected to work until Labor Day Monday. We understand that high school sports and school begin prior to Labor Day, however the pool must be staffed and all employees are expected to honor the contract to work through Labor Day Monday.

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