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Pool Deck Manager

Outer Banks Family YMCA, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States of America Req #746
Monday, June 17, 2019
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The Deck Manger is a lifeguarding position that provides pool deck supervision at all times the outdoor swimming pool is utilized for open swim.  The Deck Manager’s purpose is to support lifeguards by responding to member/user questions and facilitate general activities on the pool deck including engaging parents in the supervision of their children. 




Provides supervision of the pool deck area, entrances, and high risk / traffic areas

Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required.

Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.

Monitor the flow of children/ users between venues (spray park, wader pools, restrooms)

Assist in remind parents to supervise their children

Answer member questions and provide assistance

Assist lifeguards in handling any situations that may occur on the pool deck

Trained in the emergency action plan and the role they play

Attends all staff meetings and training as required

Adheres to all YMCA of South Hampton Roads policies, procedures, rules, regulations and best practices

Assist in all areas as assigned and completes all projects and assignments as assigned by supervisor



Has to be a certified lifeguard.  Although a certified lifeguard they will not have any assigned lifeguarding responsibilities while serving in role as Deck Manager

Current Lifeguarding AHSI BLS, Basic First Aid, and Oxygen Administration certification (or equivalent course from American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or National Safety Council).  Any BLS certification is only good for one year.

Have experience working with the public and dealing with conflict.  Prior customer service experience preferred.

Minimum age of 19 years

Due to the supervisory nature of this position the deck manager should be mature, responsible, and possess strong decision making and customer service skills



Must be able to remain alert

Must be able to stand for extended periods

Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals

Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and
loud situations.

Ability to outside (environments include humidity, heat, direct sun, and inclement weather conditions)

Must be able to lift and pull 50 pounds

Must be physically able to obtain required certifications




An offer of employment is contingent upon receipt of satisfactory results to meet minimum requirements of the position.  They may include criminal background and reference checks, E-Verify, drug test, driver’s license record, and/or a Child Protective Services Check (CPS). Additional driver’s license check, CPS, criminal background check, alcohol, and/or drug testing may be required to be processed in the future in order to meet and/or maintain the requirements of this position.


The YMCA of South Hampton Roads is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Family Aquatics
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Outer Banks Family YMCA, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States of America