Bearfoot Management requires all of our employees to become American Red Cross certified lifeguards. Bearfoot Management has built a reputation as one of the best Pool Management companies in Texas so we expect the best from our employees. Our employees must be honest, respectful and hard working. The more effort that you put into our company the more benefits you will get from our company. Our company rewards employees that work hard and have a positive attitude.
We do not have standard interviews. The interview process is the lifeguard training. Potential employees will be required to complete all four days of training to be hired for the summer. Be sure to bring towels, a change of clothes as well as a lunch. Be aware that in order to complete trainings applicants must be able to swim 300 yards and complete certain emergency skills in the water. At the end of your training you will receive your American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid, CPR/AED, and Oxygen certificates.
If you hold a current American Red Cross lifeguard certification please attend day 3 of the classes. You will be receiving a test-out for the summer: you must be prepared to back board a spinal injury in the water, swim 300 yards, and do verbal and physical tests out of CPR / first aid situations. If you do not pass the test-out you will be required to attend Sunday class and retest. You will have to continue to retest until you pass the test-out. There is no charge for the test outs but you must hold current certifications.
Training starts at 10 A.M. and will usually end around 4 or 4:30 P.M. on the dates that you select on your application. Please make sure that you have reliable transportation and please be on time.
Our training days are listed below. You must choose a set of training days during the application process.
- June 17-20 at The Reserves at Westridge [show dates]
- May 11th - May 19th (2013) at Heritage [show dates]
Being a Lifeguard
In order to be a successful lifeguard you must master the emergency skills we provide you and maintain your knowledge by constantly training. You will be required to attend weekly trainings called In-Service. This is required by the State of Texas. These trainings are to keep improving your emergency skills and to solve any issues that arise at the pool facility. Your responsibility is saving peoples lives so while at work you must act like people's lives are in your hands. A lifeguard is a leader and a role model in the community. You MUST embrace this to excel at this job!