Lifeguards are responsible for the safety of patrons at Rutherford Pool. They have many responsibilities, including:

  • Safety: Identifying potential threats, watching over patrons, and enforcing pool regulations
  • Rescues: Rescuing people who are drowning or in need of first aid
  • First aid: Being trained to perform CPR and calmly manage crisis situations
  • Supervise: Supervising swimming activities, keeping track of swimmers, and advising on water safety
  • Customer service: Having excellent customer service skills and being able to handle difficult situations with grace and professionalism
  • Other: Routine facility upkeep, preparing routine paperwork, and working in a team environment