Slide Dispatcher-Knightdale YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

The Slide Attendant will provide supervision and controlled participation on the water slide, help with events and tend to the general tidiness of the aquatic environment.

They are responsible for managing these functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals, and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees, and Board of Directors of the YMCA.

Job Schedule: Monday; Tuesday; Wednesday; Thursday; Friday; Saturday; Sunday

Job Hours: M-F 10am-8pm, Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 1-7pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Maintain a fun, safe and disciplined atmosphere
  • Maintain order at top and bottom of the water slide and deck areas
  • Pick up litter as needed, lower / open umbrellas and clean tables
  • Recognize a water emergency and alert lifeguard by pre-arranged EAP signal. Remain calm, alert while executing emergency evacuations and severe weather alert procedures
  • Communicate program information and other items of interest to patrons
  • Inform supervisor of daily operational needs, problems, and patron feedback
  • Attend staff meetings and training
  • Perform all job tasks within YMCA of the Triangle Area's program guidelines
  • Work as a Team Player with co-workers and in conjunction with other departments
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be at least 16 years of age as required by NC State Law
  • Must be able to obtain Basic Life Support/First Aid, Emergency Oxygen upon hire.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.


WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physically perform all skills required of a lifeguard.
  • Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatics environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility.
  • Remain alert with no lapses in consciousness.
  • See and observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility.
  • Move objects with a weight of up to 50 pounds.
  • Compliance with all COVID related PPE, cleaning, reporting and prevention expectations efforts. Further training and detail will be provided upon question and/or hire.