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Employer: LifeScape
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Employment Type: Part Time
DESCRIPTION

POSITION SUMMARY


This position is responsible to lifeguard and instruct within the aquatics program of the Medical Services & Therapy Department in accordance with the organization’s Mission and Core Values, utilizing Person-Centered Practices.  


 


KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS


Lifeguard and instruct within the aquatics program.



  • Assists with aquatic programming for the center, including classes, swim meets, swim lessons, lap swimming; Special Olympics swim practice and team.

  • Lifeguards for all pool activities and private rentals.

  • Maintains lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor certification (provided by LifeScape).

  • Prepares lesson plans and teaches swimming lessons, utilizing adaptive aquatic equipment.

  • Consults with family members, teachers and other professionals to write goals that can be generalized across all environments for all adaptive students.

  • Communicates and demonstrates goals, lesson plans and teaching tactics to other aquatic instructors.

  • Maintains swimming equipment.

  • Monitors the filtration system and other aquatic operating systems in collaboration with the Facilities Department.

  • Ensures that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are kept in a safe place.

  • Teaches swimming techniques and safety education to new swimmers.

  • Evaluates and updates Swim Cardexes for people supported by residential and education services.

REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma/GED is required. Prior work experience in an environment serving children or adults with disabilities preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Ability to perform tasks required of the aquatics area at a high level.
• Ability to communicate effectively with the team and other departments.
• Technological competence to use computers and software utilized by the organization.
• Ability to work independently.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Work requires the ability to work in the water for extended periods of time, and the ability to work in an extremely warm pool room environment.

Contact Information

LifeScape
Nicole Jensen
nicole.jensen@lifescapesd.org
2501 West 26th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-444-9543 or
Fax:

Other Information

Category(s): Healthcare, Nonprofit - Social Services
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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About this Employer
LifeScape
Sioux Falls, SD

Better Together. Children’s Care Hospital School and South Dakota Achieve – now LifeScape! We provide the same Outstanding Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities. For people with disabilities, the landscape off life can be uncertain. Finding the right path makes the journey easier – more fulfilling. Now, two organizations have joined together to provide lifelong support for children and adults with disabilities. Become a part of LifeScape by starting your career with us!

LifeScape is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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