Kennedy Krieger Institute SUMMER WORKS STAFF (SPINE CENTER-LIFEGUARD) in Baltimore, Maryland

JOB ID 3381

The Lifeguard is responsible for the safety and supervision of the pool area during swim programs.

  • Provide supervision of pool area ensuring the safety of all pool participants. Maintain safe and clean environment for aquatic activities

  • Test pool chemical levels and maintain daily records of readings as noted in the KKI Aquatics Policies and Procedures

  • Oversee pool security by controlling access of clients/staff during program hours.

  • Assist in the supervision of locker rooms and transitional areas. Assist clients and staff entering/exiting pool and pool areas.

  • Set up, maintain and clean patient treatment areas. Ensure patient and staff safety, hygiene, privacy and observe patient specific and standard precautions.

  • Inventory, secure, clean, and maintain all instructional equipment

  • Notify Aquatics Manager or Facilities of any conditions relating to the pool that may require attention.

  • Assist the Aquatics Manager with required orientation for all KKI staff assisting clients in the water.

  • Perform non patient care duties, including conducting program tours, greeting/transporting patients. Demonstrate technical proficiency in pool chemistry and operation.

  • Demonstrate ability to safely transfer clients, including use of Guldman Lift.


  • At minimum, individual must be currently enrolled in a high school education program or equivalent.

  • Must hold valid and current credentials as a Lifeguard, as well as in first aid and CPR.

Individual must also maintain current credentials as a Pool Operator. Individual must demonstrate the ability to perform duties of lifeguard as they relate to the needs of clients with severe disabilities.

Department: International Center for Spinal Cord Injury

Street: 801 N. Broadway

of Hours: 40

External Company Name: Kennedy Krieger Institute

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