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Lifeguard

236

Statewide
Job Postings
193rd

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
2,510

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$8.18 - $10.16

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$8.64 - $11.35

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Lifeguard - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 236 job postings for the occupation of Lifeguard in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Lifeguard. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Lifeguard Do:

Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes to provide assistance and protection to participants.

Common Job Activities:

  • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training and medical supplies and equipment.
  • Contact emergency medical personnel in case of serious injury.
  • Rescue distressed persons, using rescue techniques and equipment.
  • Instruct participants in skiing, swimming, or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information.
  • Patrol or monitor recreational areas such as trails, slopes, and swimming areas, on foot, in vehicles, or from towers.
  • Observe activities in assigned areas, using binoculars, to detect hazards, disturbances, or safety infractions.
  • Complete and maintain records of weather and beach conditions, emergency medical treatments performed, and other relevant incident information.
  • Maintain quality of pool water by testing chemical levels.
  • Warn recreational participants of inclement weather, unsafe areas, or illegal conduct.
  • Inspect recreational equipment, such as rope tows, T-bars, J-bars, and chair lifts, for safety hazards and damage or wear.
  • Inspect recreational facilities for cleanliness.
  • Provide assistance with staff selection, training, and supervision.
  • Provide assistance in the safe use of equipment, such as ski lifts.
  • Operate underwater recovery units.
  • Participate in recreational demonstrations to entertain resort guests.

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