Continue to develop your leadership skills and apply to be a Squad Leader with the Village of Orland Park's award winning Centennial Park Aquatic Center (CPAC) this summer. Squad Leaders promote excellent customer service and oversee their team and designated facility operations with a focus on CPAC's number one objective SAFETY.
As a Squad Leader you will directly oversee the daily performance of a team of lifeguards and team leaders and inform the manager on duty of any staff concerns, disciplinary matters, and patron or facility issues that arise. Squad Leaders understand and effectively teach safety, rescue, and first aid protocols to lifeguards; actively supervise the activity of his/her assigned pool and surrounding deck, as well as ensure each lifeguard team is performing all skills and duties as expected.
A high school diploma is required for this position, completion of some college coursework is preferred. Squad Leaders must be at least 18 years of age and have been an effective CPAC Team Leader (TL). Squad Leaders are required to attend and complete all necessary preseason and in service trainings and meetings. In addition, a Squad Leader must successfully earn a Star 1 Starfish Aquatics Instructor License by completing land and water training/test out sessions.