Morale, Welfare and Recreation Dept- Navy Region Mid-Atlantic

Serve those who serve our country

This position is assigned to the Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) Fitness, Sports, and Deployed Support Branch; Fleet Readiness; Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC); Naval Station, Great Lakes, IL. Incumbent provides lifeguard duties; is responsible for safeguarding the lives of persons at the assigned work area; assists with Aquatic training, education, and general support at the installation.

$17.25/ hr
Includes health insurance, and paid time off.

Pool and/or Waterfront Lifeguard duties comprise 60% of incumbent’s time and include but are not limited to:

Performs all pool and/or waterfront lifeguard responsibilities (e.g., supervising swimmers/patrons and their activities, monitoring all natural water activities, applying first aid, enforcing safety rules, reporting safety hazards to supervisor, performing water rescues as necessary, etc.).
Observes conditions of area assigned (e.g., possible hazards, water/chemical conditions, wind and weather, etc.) to ensure a safe environment, removing hazardous materials when necessary (e.g., floating debris, glass, etc.).
Performs rescue work, promptly renders cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or emergency first aid. and calls for medical assistance as necessary.
Conducts and documents pool chemical testing results. Checks chlorine and pH levels on a scheduled basis; notifies Certified Pool Operator or supervisor of chemical imbalances; adjusts chemicals as directed.
Documents marine life, water conditions and weather conditions.
Marks swim and surf areas with a flag system. (Waterfront Only)
Operates rescue vehicles (e.g., personal watercraft (PWC) rescue craft, patrol boats, automobiles,
etc.), as needed. (Waterfront Only)
General duties comprise 40% of incumbent’s time and include but are not limited to:Administers aquatic assessment testing and certification in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD). Department of the Navy (DON) and CNIC policy.
Provides introductory equipment orientations, as needed.
Checks identification cards for authorized patrons and collects usage fees, if applicable.
Serves as the primary liaison between the activity, security, medical departments, and Aquatics Coordinator during emergency situations.
Performs cleaning duties (e.g., basic janitorial services, vacuuming, skimming, etc.) and routine facility-maintenance as assigned by Aquatics Coordinator.
Inspects stands, boards, ropes, safety gear and condition of the dressing rooms, ensuring they are within the condition required by environmental health standards. Informs supervisor of deficiencies.
Uses and maintains care of emergency equipment (e.g., specialized kits and bags, backboards, suction devices, splints, stretchers, monitoring equipment, etc.).
Enforces applicable policies and procedures of Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) regarding the use of Aquatic facilities and waterfront operations.
Prepares accident/incident reports during emergency situations. Notifies management of all emergencies immediately.
Works with hazardous materials (e.g., cleaning agents, pool chemicals, etc.).



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