Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network of schools, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria,” these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.
Position: Full-Time Lifeguard Reports to: Aquatics Director FLSA: Non-Exempt Date Posted: October 4, 2019 Expected Start: November 1, 2019
SUMMARY: The lifeguard is a full-time, 10-month position (Sept-June) responsible for overall safety of the pool, deck surrounding the pool, and locker rooms adjacent to the pool. We are looking for 2 guards to work two different shifts: morning (5:15am-1:15pm) and evening (1:30-9:30pm) Monday through Friday. The lifeguard will report to the Aquatics Director and work in the new 55,000 SF Athletics and Wellness Center located at 406 East 91st Street. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Ensuring the safety of the pool.
Remain diligent and alert through all shifts.
Respond to any incident or emergency in the pool area, including the locker rooms.
Enforce the rules of the pool for every client and program.
Keep the pool deck and surrounding areas clean and organized.
Work with the security staff to effectively communicate with clients and respond to emergencies.
Attend any supportive duties set forth by the Aquatics Director.
Assist in the development, marketing, and management of the Cardinal Swim
Check lifeguard equipment regularly, and alert Aquatics Director of any issues relating to safety.
Interact with multiple internal and external constituents on a daily basis for program development, management, and maintenance.
Represent the Convent of the Sacred Heart and its mission well to all patrons.
Certified as a Professional Rescuer, including up to date CPR, First Aid, and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) training.
The physical ability to perform routine pool duties including lifting and moving pool lines, lifeguard stands, touch pads, and other pool equipment.
Experience in working with youth and/or aquatics environments.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
A record of integrity, reliability, and punctuality.
A willingness to assist in additional responsibilities as set forth by the Aquatics Director and/or the Division Head of Athletics & Wellness.
NOTE: You must be available for one of the two shifts (morning or evening) to be considered for hire. Please indicate in your cover email/letter which shift you are applying for. An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse staff and faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse staff and faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Additional Salary Information: Based on Experience and Education
Internal Number: 1191
About Convent of the Sacred Heart
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a strong commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.