HEAD LIFEGUARD

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
02/27/2019
Job Number:
85945
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Department:
Campus Recreation
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time
Hourly Rate:
$9.50

Description

The Department of Campus Recreation is seeking Penn State students to fill the position of Head Lifeguard. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs that provides fitness, wellness, and recreational programs to the campus community through the operation and administration of the new expanded and renovated 200,000 sf Intramural Building, the McCoy Natatorium, the 700-acre Stone Valley Outdoor Recreation Area, a Tennis Center including six clay courts and four indoor courts, the White Building, Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics, Club Sports, Fitness and Wellness Programs, and Intramural Sports. Head Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of all members and guests through patron surveillance and preventive lifeguarding while also acting as the shift supervisor and holding their self and the lifeguard team to the department’s expectations. Head Lifeguards must maintain knowledge of lifeguarding skills according to the American Red Cross and Penn State Campus Recreation policies and procedures and will help in leading these skills at in-services and trainings. Head lifeguards assist in maintaining a clean and safe aquatics center by performing and assigning light cleaning duties and needed tasks based on the activities of the day with their team of lifeguards. Head Lifeguards are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Head Lifeguards are expected to seek continual growth as a leader, attend and participate in all training`s and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Head Lifeguards must obtain and maintain American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, completion of Penn State University Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift). Head Lifeguards can work a maximum of 24 hours (International Students 20 hours) per week during the academic year and 40 hours per week during breaks for Penn State University. Work will take place on the University Park Campus White Building or McCoy Natatorium (indoor or outdoor). Must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that will include mornings, evening, weekends; some holiday hours are required. All Campus Recreation employees are expected to attend Fall Kick-Off Training`s starting August 23, 2019.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088