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 “Our all-time favorite lifeguard was…Wait for it…Yes, guessed it by now…Was ALL of them!  They all did an outstanding job.  It is impossible to single out just one!  Love the Ouray Hot Springs Pool!”

Michael Kerrie Strasser

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Job Descriptions

    Job Announcements

    The Ouray Hot Springs Pool is starting to ramp up for the summer hiring season!  Click on “Apply for a Job” above to fill out an online application.  The following jobs will be availalble for the 2017 Summer Season:

    Lifeguard I

    Starting Wage $12.59/hr

    Position Opens March 27th.  NOT CERTIFIED?  See below for lifeguard certification class information!

    Performs entry level customer service and lifeguard duties to ensure efficient day-to-day operations of the Ouray Hot Springs Pool, Fitness Center and Bathhouse. Performs lifesaving and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation techniques whenever needed; participates in physical and rescue skills training. Performs general maintenance tasks, including bathhouse cleaning, and related projects as assigned.  Must possess a valid lifeguarding, CPR/First Aid and AED certification through the American Red Cross.

    Lead Lifeguard

    Starting Wage $14.06/hr

    Position Opens March 27th.  NOT CERTIFIED?  See below for lifeguard certification class information!

    Performs pool deck supervision, lead worker and lifeguard duties to ensure efficient day-to-day operations of the Ouray Hot Springs Pool, Fitness Center and Bathhouse. Performs lifesaving and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation techniques whenever needed; participates in physical and rescue skills training. Directs and performs general maintenance tasks, including bathhouse cleaning, and related projects as assigned.  Must possess a valid lifeguarding, CPR/First Aid and AED certification through the American Red Cross.

    Customer Service Associate

    Starting Wage $12.04/hr

    Position Opens April 17th and Deadlines May 1st

    Performs a variety of routine duties as needed to receive and admit patrons to the swimming pool facilities.

    Lead Customer Service Associate 

    Starting Wage $14.27/hr

    Position Opens April 17th and Deadlines May 1st

    Performs a variety of lead worker customer service and cash handling duties at the Ouray Hot Springs Pool as needed to help ensure efficient daily operations of front desk services. Acting supervisor in the absence of Assistant Pool Manager and Pool Manager.

     

    Lifeguard Certification Classes

     

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    Description:  This is a 25 hour lifeguard certification course through the American Red Cross. All class participants will receive lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Oxygen Administration, Epinepherine Injection, Asthma Inhaler and Bloodborne Pathogen certification. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

     

    Class Dates:  Lifeguard certification classes are typically held in April/May and August/September.

     

    Cost:  $110.  This includes study materials and certificate.  Certification is FREE for Ouray, Ridgway and Montrose high school students interested in employment.

     

    Upcoming 2017 Certification Classes

    April (Blended Learning)

    May (Traditional Class)

    June (Blended Learning)

     

    Prerequisites:

    Application:  Certification classes are for participants seeking to become a Ouray Hot Springs Lifeguard.  To apply, please fill out and submit an online employment application.  Application deadlines coincide with upcoming lifeguard certification classes.

    April LG Class Application Deadline: April 10th

    May LG Class Application Deadline: May 1st

    June LG Class Application Deadline: May 29th

    Invitation:  Application review begins the day after application deadlines with potential candidates being called for interviews.  Applicants that possess the qualities and values of Ouray Hot Springs caliber will be invited to take our skills assessment prior to taking our lifeguard certification class.  You must pass the skills assessment to take the certification class.

    Skills Assessment

    Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled day of the course

    Swim 300 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both

    Tread water for 2 minutes

    Surface dive, feet first, to a depth of 7 feet to retrieve a 5-pound object.  Return to the surface and and swim 20 yards to the starting point with both hands holding the object on the chest above the water.

    Certification:  The Ouray Hot Springs Pool offers 2 types of certification courses

    Blended Learning Course:  This course combines online knowledge acquisition and in-water skills training.  Participants will be required to complete the online portion of the class before the first day of in-water skills training.  

    Traditional Course:  All material, skills training and testing is performed in a group setting.  There are no online components in this course.

    Upcoming 2017 Certification Classes

    April (Blended Learning)

    May (Traditional Class)

    June (Blended Learning)