May 11, 2024

Water Safety Specialist

  • Atlantis
  • The Bahamas
Hospitality

Job / Advertisement Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform opening, operating and closing duties according to the guidelines set by the Water Safety Operations department. These duties include but are not limited to:
  • Monitor guest activity within zone/area of responsibility to ensure a continual safe environment.
  • Respond to all emergencies within assigned zones, with specific focus on Waterfront (Beach) areas.
  • Utilize trained techniques, including operation of watercraft and rescue boards, to enter water and assist or rescue individuals that require aid.
  • Administer trained BLS (First Aid, CPR, FBAO, Rescue Breathing, etc.) to standard during emergency situations.
  • Recognize hazardous situations and behaviors and promptly respond accordingly.
  • Assist in removal and retention of guests during pool or beach evacuation procedures.
  • Manually control the motorized ride lift operation by utilizing a mechanical ride control switchboard to start, stop and evacuate motorized ride lifts. Utilize trained emergency action plan techniques to properly conduct ride evacuation and safety protocols.
  • Manually control motorized ride dispatch station operation by utilizing a mechanical ride dispatch switchboard to safely launch riders onto the slides. Utilize trained emergency action plan techniques to properly conduct ride evacuation and safety protocols.
  • Closely supervise all ride activity on live video monitors located in the video control room. Utilize trained emergency action plan techniques to properly conduct ride evacuation and safety protocols.
  • Completely abide by and enforce all water park and beach rules and regulations.
  • Conduct and lead morning physical conditioning and exercises.
  • Perform equipment checks to ensure equipment is in proper condition and good working order.
  • Participate in all required development activities and in-service training sessions.
  • Participate in all written and practical audits maintaining satisfactory skill level according to Innovative Attraction Management/StarGuard Elite.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work location.
  • Retrieve lost articles from pools/rides as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as required by the management team, including preparation for special events and severe inclement weather.
  • Attend meetings and/or training sessions as requested by the management team.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
  • Create a working environment free of discord and ensures open communication with all internal and external customers.
  • Perform other reasonable duties required by management.
The Company operates a twenty-four (24) hour business. Therefore, you may be rostered to work shifts, which may change from time to time.

Required Qualifications:
  • Must have a successful performance recorded as a Water Safety Specialist 2 for at least 6 months, equivalent experience or approval from senior management.
  • Must obtain and maintain Innovative Attraction Management/StarGuard Elite Waterfront Lifeguard certification.
  • Must obtain and maintain Innovative Attraction Management/StarGuard Elite Lifeguard certification.
  • Must obtain and maintain Innovative Attraction Management/StarGuard Elite Basic Water Rescue certification.
  • Extensive knowledge of the English language and mathematics.
  • Must be able to pass company pre-qualification testing procedures.
  • Must be capable of properly operating rescue watercraft.
  • Must be comfortable performing assigned duties, with limited supervision.