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Slide Attendant

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Slide Attendant


Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Aquatics and/or the Director of Aquatics, the Slide Attendant will assist the lifeguard with maintaining a safe aquatic environment according the JCC and safety guidelines.


  • Know and follow emergency procedures, as well as those specific to each program, and applicable to aquatic health codes.
  • At slide entrance, monitor access to water slide and only permit individuals who meet height standard access
  • At top of slide, ensure that participants are following appropriate safety measures (including how they are positioned, the timing of their slide, etc.)
  • Scan the catch pool to assure that swimmers are safe distance away from base of slide
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and record keeping (i.e. accident reports, skill sheets, and progress reports.)
  • Maintain a professional appearance (refer to dress code for Aquatic staff) and attitude when communicating with members (including children and parents)
  • Maintain a cooperative attitude when sharing site space, including maintaining an appropriate voice level and using space according to class needs and site provisions.
  • Report any problems or concerns to Head Lifeguard/Director of Aquatics.
  • Keep certifications and swimming skills current.
  • Take complete responsibility for scheduled hours and if necessary, follow the appropriate substitution procedures.


  • CPR/AED for the professional rescuer (required)


  • Minimum of 14 years of age
  • Demonstrates emotional maturity and judgment.
  • Has the ability to swim as determined by passing a swim test. (Test consists of being able to complete the strokes in which you will be instructing, able to tread water for at least 2 minutes, etc.)
  • Maintain current First Aid certification and Healthcare Provider CPR or obtain within 60 days of employment.


  • Rescue tubes
  • Backboard
  • AED
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid supplies
  • Water test kit


  • Ability to hear noises and distress signals in an aquatic environment with background noise/distractions.
  • Ability to assist lifeguard with maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, on deck and surrounding areas.
  • Ability to convey basic information on JCC programs and schedules to members
  • Ability to work under specific instructions and under often stressful conditions.
  • Ability to physically and mentally observe and assist with all needed rescues and survival skills, including administering CPR and First Aid effectively.
  • Ability to solve problems, make decisions or consult with the Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard for assistance in decision-making, instruct, evaluate, and remember.
  • Ability to crouch and bend at the waist and knees.
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments, specifically those subject to extreme humidity/dampness and heat.
  • Ability to come in contact with pool chemicals.
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform a variety of functions, repetitive motions, work with precise limits, tolerances and standards.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of participants and influence people in their attitudes, opinions and judgments.


Incumbent must be able to work a flexible schedule which would include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays (not to exceed 40 hours per week).


JCC Employment Application

Email completed application to Aquatics@JCCindy.org.

To apply for this job email your details to aquatics@jccindy.org

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