The Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station is now accepting applications for summer 2016 Lifeguards at Lake Myosotis Beach in Rensselaerville, NY. Multiple part-time ten week positions available (June 25 through Sept. 5). Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification with Waterfront and current American Red Cross certification in CPR/AED. Lifeguards are primarily responsible for the safety of the patrons utilizing the Lake Myosotis Beach facility including the enforcement of all beach rules, assisting any patron in need of help in the water or with first aid, surveying the beach area for hazards and managing unruly patrons if necessary. Lifeguards are expected to keep a daily beach log as well as fill out incident reports in case of an emergency or accident. Lake Myosotis is a privately run facility with pass holders so secondary responsibilities include signing in pass holders and ensuring the beach is clean for patron enjoyment. Our facility is a family centered environment so keeping a friendly and approachable atmosphere is important. Training, beach set up, and familiarization with Lake Myosotis will occur prior to the June 25 start date at a time TBD by the Aquatics Director and selected applicants.
Safety of lake patrons including the prevention of accidents and injuries
Enforcement of beach rules including the administration of swim tests
Surveying the beach area for hazards
Managing unruly patrons
Completing daily beach logs and incident reports
Signing in pass holders
Training every two weeks on lifesaving skills and physical fitness
Requirements for the position:
Must be 16 years of age
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification with Waterfront
Current American Red Cross certification in CPR/AED
Dates: June 25- September 5, 2016
Salary: Will be determined based on applicant’s background and experience. May include housing if needed.
To Apply: Interested applicants should contact the Huyck Preserve's Main Office via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (518-797-3440).
The Huyck Preserve is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or veteran’s status.
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