Mount Hermon


Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/28/2017 12:52 PM)
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Summer Staff
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Summer Staff - Organized Camp

CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITY - Mount Hermon's Lifeguard Certification will be available June 4 - June 7, 2018 at MH's Conference Center pool for hired or interested candidates.  Cost is $150 for the course and certification.  Housing and meals will be provided for individuals already hired on Summer Staff '18.


Position Objective:


Lifeguards provide instruction, supervision, and ensure the safety and well-being of all campers and staff involved in all water-based activities at Mount Hermon in a professional and productive manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Responsible to act as a first responders in events of injury.
  • Responsible to provide a safe environment (physically, mentally, and emotionally) for guests to enjoy aquatic activities.
  • Provides supervision of aquatic activities at Mount Hermon.
  • Accountable for upholding and enforcing pool rules to ensure safety of all using the pool.
  • Responsible to provide swim lessons.
  • Responsible to assist, Aquatics Coordinator and other lifeguards with daily, weekly, and monthly pool maintenance.
  • Responsible to maintain, document and report any damaged operating equipment and facilities.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


General Qualifications:


A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs.  Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization.  Of strong moral character and integrity.



  • High school graduate.
  • College experience preferred but not required.
  • Must attend Mount Hermon's Lifeguard Certification on 6/4-6/7/18 OR have current Lifeguard Certifications completed prior to start date.
  • Blood Borne Pathogen training preferred but not required.

Work Experience:

  • Prior lifeguard experience is preferred.
  • Experience teaching youth and young adults new skills and managing risk in an aquatics setting. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Love for youth of all ages is essential; demonstrates qualities of a strong Christian role model.
  • Ability to work with and lead a team with good judgment and decision making abilities.
  • Punctual and responsible.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in all applicable lifesaving techniques.
  • Exhibits great interpersonal skills with people of all ages
  • Observant and attentive.
  • Ability to articulate gospel of Jesus Christ as communicated in Scripture.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
  • Ability to engage in active listening.
  • Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
  • A heart to serve whenever needed.
  • Ability to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
  • The employee is frequently required to run, swim, stand, sit for long periods and use steep trails and stairs.
  • The employee is frequently required climb, balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl.
  • The physical environment requires the employee to talk and hear both in person from close and long distances and by phone or radio.
  • The employee may be required to lift, push or pull persons or equipment over 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, use of both eyes, ability to distinguish basic colors and shades; depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.


Additional Requirements:

  • Will be assigned a secondary role as required for all Summer Staff. The secondary roles may include, but are not limited to: Early Morning Lap Swim, Snack Shop Shifts, and Dining Hall Shifts.
  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


*This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



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