<p><strong>We are looking for a Lifeguard<span id="job_summary" class="summary"> to ensure the safety and enjoyment of members, their families and their guests who utilize the pool area.</span></strong></p>

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Oakland Hills Country Club

Founded in 1916, Oakland Hills Country Club has, and will continue to play a significant role in the history of golf in the United States. Walter Hagen, five time PGA Champion, was the club's first head professional. The South Course has played host to 16 Major Championships including: six U.S. Opens; two U.S. Senior Opens; U.S. Women&rsquo;s Amateur; U.S. Men&rsquo;s Amateur; Western Open; the Carling World Open; the 35th Ryder Cup in 2004; and three PGA Championships -- including the 90th PGA Championship in 2008. Some of the greatest players ever to play the game including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Ben Hogan have competed and won on the famed South Course, also known as "The Monster". The membership is proud of the heritage of their club and consider themselves stewards of a national golf treasure.

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Overview: <p>Ensures the safety of members, their families and their guests by preventing and responding to emergencies.</p>
Responsibilities: <h1>Standard of Performance:</h1> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Is prepared for work:</span><br /> <ul> <li>Present, in uniform, and on time for scheduled work.</li> <li>Work clothing is complete, clean, and pressed.</li> <li>Knows club events schedule</li> <li>Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times; maintains a high standard of customer service.</li> <li>Attends all scheduled staff meetings.</li> </ul> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas</span>: <br /> <ul> <li>Ensure proper stock items are in place at the beginning of each shift (towels, sunscreen, etc.).</li> <li>Pool area is clean and organized at all times.</li> <li>Inspects facilities for cleanliness; completes general pool cleaning and maintenance duties.</li> <li>Performs pool chemical checks using water test kid and records readings.&nbsp; Report imbalances to the supervisor.</li> <li>Provides general information on pool operations to members and their guests.</li> <li>Ensures that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are turned into the appropriate location.</li> <li>Works as a team with other lifeguards on a daily basis and during special events</li> </ul> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Provides swim lessons/safety:</span> <br /> <ul> <li>Teach swimming techniques and safety education to new swimmers.</li> <li>Assists in the swim program as directed by your supervisor.</li> <li>Set up pool for various activities such as laps, classes, swim meets.</li> <li>Teach swimming lessons.</li> <li>Handle all incidents in a manner appropriate to your training</li> </ul> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Markets club activities, products and services to members and guests:</span> <br /> <ul> <li>Appropriately suggests any club events that are up coming.</li> <li>Encourages member participation in club events and activities.</li> </ul> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Provides quality experiences for all members, guests and staff:</span> <br /> <ul> <li>Acknowledges members, guests, and staff promptly, making eye contact and smiling.</li> <li>Acts as an emissary of member needs and requests by: <ol> <li>Communicate pleasantly and positively.</li> <li>Greeting members by name (i.e. Mr.______, Mrs.____ ) whenever possible. First name basis only with co-workers.</li> <li>Solicits opportunities for assistance to members.</li> <li>Responds timely to the urgency of the member/guests needs.</li> <li>Accepts responsibility for problems, which may develop regardless of the cause.</li> </ol> </li> <li>Uses proper phone etiquette at all times. Does not talk on cell phone under any circumstance.</li> </ul> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Performs other duties as assigned or as necessary.</span><br /> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Skills: swimming, application of life-guarding surveillance and rescue techniques.</li> <li>Certifications: Current certification as a lifeguard by a recognized source of training (i.e. Red Cross); Certified in CPR.</li> <li>Physical Demands: Some bending, stooping, standing and sitting for long periods.&nbsp;</li> </ul>