BUILDING LIFEGUARDS & LEADERS

We embrace the fact that lifeguarding requires young adults to perform at high levels in extremely stressful situations. Our core belief at Bearfoot has always been to empower these young adults. This is why we believe that teaching the importance of Integrity, Leadership, Compassion and being Committed to Greatness, we can grow our employees to become great leaders within their communities. With the title of Top Training Provider through the American Red Cross, Bearfoot employees will receive top notch training in Lifeguarding, weekly continued education and physical fitness, while improving customer service techniques.

Employment application
QUALIFICATION

Our application process is different than that of traditional jobs. In this 2-step process, you must first hold a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or be willing to complete and pay for the certification training provided by Bearfoot. You will be able to select the training course or review course in the application. Upon passing the certification or review course, applicants will be offered a position with Bearfoot that matches their certification and experience level.

To become an American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard for Bearfoot, all applicants must:

• Must be 15 years by the final day of training
• Be willing to attend our Lifeguard Certification course, or;
• Hold a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

TRAINING PROCESS

The first step is submitting an application by following the link above. Select the closest training location and the type of certification course needed.
Applicants in need of a New Certification or Recertification will be required to complete the American Red Cross online portion, “Blended Learning”. Access to this course will be sent out every Tuesday and Saturday to new applicants.

• In-person training for Deep Water is 3 ½ days.
• In-person training Shallow Water is 2 ½ days.
• 9 to 6pm

Certification Courses

American Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguarding & Emergency Oxygen (up to 5 feet)

Upon completion of this course participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED and Administering Emergency Oxygen, both valid for 2 years.

American Red Cross Lifeguarding & Emergency Oxygen(Deep Water)

Upon completion of this course participants will receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED and Administering Emergency Oxygen, both valid for 2 years.

Our Certification courses are only available to future employees of Bearfoot.

Certification Fees

New Certification – No previous experience as a Lifeguard
Recertification – Lifeguard Certification expired or expiring soon.
Test-Out – Holds a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Payable at training or through a payment plan.

POSITIONS

LIFEGUARD

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ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for assisting other lifeguards while on the facility deck
  • Provides rotation times for lifeguards
  • Plan daily maintenance & cleaning tasks
  • Responsible for monitoring the pool activity and ensuring patron safety
  • Maintains pool cleanliness

REQUIREMENTS

  • 15 years of age or older
  • Complete American Red Cross lifeguard training
  • Available to work Memorial Day weekend, July 4th and Labor Day
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Swim 300 yards
  • Attend weekly state-required training
  • Positive & Caring Attitude

MONITOR

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ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond to emergency situations at the facilities
  • Ensure that Patrons are entering the facility with the appropriate credentials set in place by each community
  • Uphold Bearfoot professionalism, standards and core values
  • Responsible for monitoring the pool activity and ensuring patron safety
  • On-site customer service
  • Maintaining daily paperwork and safety bins.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Complete American Red Cross Lifeguard Or First Aid training
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Attend weekly state-required training
  • Positive & Caring Attitude
  • Must have reliable transportation to work and available to drive at least 15 – 30 minutes

POOL MANAGER

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ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for all day to day pool operations
  • Record keeping
  • Schedules lifeguard shifts
  • Responsible for pool maintenance
  • Ensures professionalism & customer service
  • Maintains supply inventory

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 2 years of experience in Lifeguarding
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Complete American Red Cross Lifeguard training
  • Available to work Memorial Day weekend, July 4th and Labor Day
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Swim 300 yards
  • Attend weekly state-required training
  • Positive & Caring Attitude

SUPERVISOR

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ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee all leadership staff
  • Routine inspections
  • Assists in repairs & maintenance
  • Responsible for all training
  • Leads weekly In-Service training
  • Conducts Employee evaluations
  • Handles Lifeguard discipline issues

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 3 years of experience in Lifeguarding
  • 19 years of age or older
  • Complete American Red Cross lifeguard training
  • Available to work Memorial Day weekend, July 4th and Labor Day
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Swim 300 yards
  • Attend weekly state-required training
  • Positive & Caring Attitude

How we’re different

LEADERSHIP & VALUES TRAINING
WEEKLY CONTINUED EDUCATION
WEEKLY PHYSICAL TRAINING
MOBILE/FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING SYSTEM
SUPERVISED SAFETY INSPECTIONS
WEEKLY FIRST AID INVENTORY CHECK