Get Certified as a Red Cross LIFEGUARD this Summer!

Are you are looking for a great job with flexible hours where you can really make a difference? This may be the opportunity for you!

2021 Seasonal Positions @ Avon Aquatic Facility

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit our website www.cityofavon.com/Jobs.aspx

LIFEGUARD – Interviewing now

Red Cross Lifeguard certification required. Applications also accepted from those enrolling in a lifeguarding class. Provide a safe, clean and customer friendly aquatic facility. Responsible for preventing and responding to emergencies, accidents and injuries. Understand and enforce facility rules, maintain skills through in-service training & certification renewal. Provide information and assistance to customers, perform cleaning and equipment set up/take down duties. Minimum age 15.

Wage Range
$10.50 -$13.00/hr. (higher rates for guards with experience)


American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course
In-Person & Blended (online) Learning

Prerequisites

  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • 300-yd swim
  • Tread water
  • Swim with a brick

Lifeguard Classes available at local YMCA’s and Recreation Centers

Additional ARC Class
Registration information at www.redcross.org/take-a-class

AVON POOL JOB POSTINGS & APPLICATION

RETURN YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:
Avon City Hall
36080 Chester Rd.
Avon, OH  44011

Interviews will be offered in anticipation of Lifeguard certification.

LIFEGUARD COURSES & PREREQUISITES

Must be 15 years of age by August 20

DEEP WATER LIFEGUARD CLASS
(BLENDED LEARNING)

The American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification are imperative to the process of getting hired on as an official Red Cross lifeguard. Our detailed training includes both testing of hands-on skills as well as comprehension on written tests. The certification, which includes First Aid, CPR and AED training, is valid for two years upon completion and is accepted nationwide. The American Red Cross is the most respected source for training and certification of this kind.

Blended learning portion needs to be completed by Aug 16.

Prerequisites for Lifeguard Training include:

  • Students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of class
  • Students must pass a pre-course swimming skills test prior to taking lifeguarding courses
  • 300 Yard swim (Breaststroke or Freestyle)
  • Swim 20 yards and Recover 10 pound weight from 7 – 10 feet of water and return to start in under 1 minute and 40 seconds
  • Tread water (legs only) for 2 minutes

WHEN: 
Aug 16-20:  8:00 a.m. – Noon (Blended learning)

WHERE:
Avon Aquatic Facility  36265 Detroit Road, Avon

COST:
$200*
*Registration Link: www.avonrec.activityreg.com

SHALLOW WATER LIFEGUARD CLASS

An option for those interested in lifeguarding but with less strict swimming requirements. Skills taught are used at water parks and the Avon Aquatic Facilities activity pool.  You will be qualified to work where water depths are shallow (5 ft. or less)

Shallow Water Lifeguarding Prerequisites:

  • Designed for participants that wish to lifeguard at aquatic facilities with a maximum water depth of 5 feet or less.
  • Students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of class
  • Students must pass a pre-course swimming skills test prior to taking lifeguarding courses
  • 100 Yard swim (Breaststroke or Freestyle)
  • Swim 20 yards and Recover 10 pound weight from 4 feet of water and return to start in under 50 seconds
  • Tread water (legs only) for 2 minutes

WHEN: 
June 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th:  9:00 a.m.  – 6:00 p.m.
June 7th: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Avon Aquatic Facility  36265 Detroit Road, Avon

COST:
$200