Wyndham Worldwide Lifeguard - Seasonal - Grand Desert Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada

Lifeguard - Seasonal - Grand Desert Resort



The Lifeguard’s primary responsibility is the safety of the owners and guests at the resort. This position is the first responder for any incident that may occur in the pool area(s). He/she will be required to provide medical attention or conduct a water rescue if necessary. In addition, the Lifeguard provides Count On Me service for the resort’s owners and guests.

As secondary responsibilities, the Lifeguard is responsible for communicating and assisting guests with their needs or inquiries, keeping the pool area(s) clean, organizing furniture, and providing towels to the guests. As part of the Activities Department, the Lifeguard may also be asked to assist in resort activities and events.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Monitor the pool and surrounding areas. Ensure that the pool area is safe and secure at all times. Communicate with guests to make them aware of the safety rules of the pool area(s). Provide medical attention and conduct water rescues if necessary. (80% time)

2. Assist with execution of resort activities and events. Set up and take down resort activities and events. Assists with organization and execution of activities’ programs in the pool area. (10% time)

3. Attend resort and company trainings and meetings. Complete training and certifications as required by company’s standards. (5% time)

4. Performs other duties as needed (5% time)


Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

a) Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

b) Training requirements

  • Must be a certified lifeguard. Life Saving/Water Safety, CPR, First Aid Certification

c) Knowledge and skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedural manuals

  • Ability to write simple reports

  • Ability to use simple tracking systems

  • Ability to give high priority to customer service

  • Ability to solve problems with minimal additional guidance

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment when dealing with guests and staff members

  • Create a positive work environment by maintaining the highest level of ethics, integrity, and safety consistent with applicable regulatory standards and Wyndham Vacation Ownership values.

  • Ability to work an adjusted work schedule, including evenings, weekend and holidays to meet resort operating demands

d) Technical Skills

  • None

e) Job experience

  • Zero (0) to six (6) months of related work experience

Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.

Job: Hotel/Resort Operations

Primary Location: United States of America-Nevada-Las Vegas

Employee Status: Temporary

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: WVO - Resort Management

Job Posting: Apr 18, 2018, 6:13:56 PM

Requisition ID: 1806148

Equal Opportunity Wyndham Worldwide fosters a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate either directly or indirectly against employees or prospective employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference/orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age or disability, or against any other protection established by applicable law or regulation. We will make reasonable accommodations for eligible disabled applicants and employees in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. We are committed to actions and policies to assure fair employment, including equal treatment in hiring, promotion, training, compensation, termination and disciplinary action and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination either directly or indirectly by our employees or agents.