Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers:

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

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $19,550.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 6,305
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 28.27 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Customer Service
Conflict Management
Following Directions
Intellectual Risk-taking
Written Communication
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor medical equipment to ensure proper functioning
Monitor alarm systems to detect fires or other emergencies
Monitor timing or metering devices to regulate environmental conditions
Monitor audio or video transmission
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor lodging or dining facility operations
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Observe actions of participants
Observe individuals' activities to gather information or compile evidence
Monitor performance of others
Monitor traffic conditions or signals
Monitor variables affecting route activities
Monitor atmospheric or meteorological conditions
Monitor environmental conditions to detect hazards
Monitor contract performance
Monitor operating conditions
Patrol areas to ensure safety or enforce regulations and laws
Monitor entrance or exit of persons

Performing General Physical Activities

Rescue people or animals from dangerous or hazardous situations
Guard area or premises
Identify public safety hazards
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations
Operate emergency fire or rescue equipment
Participate in recreational activities
Lead recreational activities

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Staff Management
Water Safety Instructor
Certified Lifeguard
Safety Training
Certified Pool/Spa Operator
First Aid
Public Health and Safety

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