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Great Wolf Lodge-Traverse City “Tatonka” is recognized as an employer of choice in Northern Michigan. Our 370 pack members focus each and every day on providing our guests with first-in-class, customized guest service that sets Great Wolf Resorts apart from its competition.

The leaders of our pack have many years of experience in hospitality and inspire an organizational culture unlike any other in Northern Michigan. Saying that we work in a team setting doesn’t adequately explain the support and synergy that can be found in a culture like Great Wolf’s where actively engaged leadership, a happy and friendly work environment, the clear desire to achieve, and the most fun one could have while earning a paycheck all come together!

We work hard and play hard with pack member parties and wolf pack celebrations. We have excellent benefits and incentives and competitive pay. If you want to be part of a family, learn from years of experience, and be proud of the impact of your work, we encourage you to apply today and invite you to join the pack!

Lifeguard (training provided)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job ID 12817779 Date posted 08/06/2019 Location Traverse City, Michigan Job Type Part-time - Regular

A Great Wolf, Lifeguard is one of the most important positions in the lodge, as they are vital to ensuring the safety of our guests, their families, and anyone that visits our waterpark attractions. No matter the situation, Great Wolf lifeguards are trained to respond and ensure all guests enjoy a safe and fun environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises and provides surveillance of swimmers and guests during park hours, special events, and training sessions
  • Responds to emergency situations in assigned zone
  • Assists in communicating emergency situations outside of assigned zone
  • Administers and coordinates emergency first aid as necessary
  • Enforces the rules and regulations of the waterpark
  • Advises aquatics management of unsafe and unsanitary conditions
  • Provides superior customer service to all guests by assisting all in a polite and expedient manner
  • Performs daily routine chores and maintenance of waterpark to ensure neat and orderly appearance
  • Performing within Ellis Certification standards

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • No experience required, training provided
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Ability and willingness to achieve Certification in First Aid, CPR and Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Training
  • Must be flexible regarding scheduling as it is based on business demands to include some weekend and holiday availability
  • Successful completions of criminal background check and drug screen

Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • Good oral communication skills
  • Prior First Aid, CPR, AED experience
  • Prior lifeguard training and/or experience

Physical Requirements

  • Swim 50 yards in 4 ft. of water and retrieve a 10 lb brick from the bottom of pool
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Capable of prolonged exposure to hot and humid environments
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs
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