Head Guard - MCPASD Indoor Pool

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Job Type: 
Head Guard - MCPASD Indoor Pool
Posting Date: 
January 31, 2017
Closing Date: 
Until Filled
Starting Date: 
Employment Terms: 

Job Title:  Head Guard

Job Summary:  The head lifeguard supervises the operation of the swimming pool and staff in the absence of the swimming pool manager.


  • Must be at least eighteen years of age
  • Current red cross lifeguard, first aid and cpr training
  • Current CPO/ AFO certified
  • Current LGI/ WSI certified (not required, but prefered)
  • Experience pool management, instruction and guarding
  • Demonstrate ability to work with diverse age levels and community groups

Primary Functions:

  • Serves as lifeguard
  • Assist pool supervisor with supervising aquatics and water safety
  • Acts as pool supervisor in the absence of the pool manager
  • Conducts regular inspection of the pool area, and adjacent storage rooms for cleanliness and safety, and recommends and custodial or maintenance work necessary
  • Assists in maintaining records of daily water testing
  • Assists in maintaining proper water temperature and chemical balances
  • Assists / teaching Red Cross lifeguarding classes
  • Ability to develop positive constructive relations with students, staff, and public


This job is classified as medium work with frequent sitting, walking/ moving throughout the work site, working at heights, bending/stopping, squatting/ crouching. There is occasional standing, climbing, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling exerting forces up to 75 pounds, and lifting/ carrying up to 100 pounds. Verbal and auditory communication in a loud environment is frequent involved. Far vision acuity, depth perception, field of vision, and chemical awareness, frequently utilized.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to make reasonable independent judgments and decisions
  • Ability to function as team member
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interact effectively with others
  • Communicate effectively with staff, students, parents, and other district residents
  • Work under specific instructions
  • Perform effectively under stressful situations


  • This job is performed inside with the possibility of high heat and humidity


Hourly Rate:  $13.00 to $15.00 per hour

MCPASD Indoor Pool (in Middleton High School)



The District is an equal opportunity employer. Personnel hiring and administration in the District shall be conducted so as not to discriminate against applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, gender identity, gender nonconformity or change of sex, marital or parental status, national origin, disability or handicap, creed, color, political affiliation, pregnancy, citizenship, ancestry, arrest record, conviction record not substantially related to the nature of a person's job or activity in the school, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other United States or Wisconsin reserve component of the military forces, use or nonuse of lawful products off school premises during non-working hours, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.

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Mission Statement: 
To recruit and retain a diverse, highly skilled and committed staff who serve as transformational leaders for equity in order to make a positive impact on the advancement of all Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District students.