Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

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.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Concern for Others * Cooperation * Integrity * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Social Orientation * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training and medical supplies and equipment. * Patrol or monitor recreational areas such as trails, slopes, or swimming areas, on foot, in vehicles, or from towers. * Instruct participants in skiing, swimming, or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information.


Educational Services, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Protective Service

Sample Job Titles Alpine Patroller, Aquatics Director, Aquatics Specialist, Beach Attendant, Beach Lifeguard, Beach Patrol Lieutenant, Boating Safety Officer, Bus Monitor, Cafeteria Monitor, Certified Ski Patroller, Gamewell Operator, Health Club Attendant, Life Guard, Lifeguard, Marine Safety Officer, Ocean Lifeguard, Ocean Lifeguard Specialist, Ocean Rescue Lieutenant, Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, Park Ranger, Playground Monitor, Pool Attendant, Pool Lifeguard, Ranger, Recreation Attendant, Recreation Director, Rescue Boat Operator, Rescue Worker, Ski Instructor, Ski Patrol, Ski Patrol Director, Ski Patroller, Spa Attendant, Supervisory Lifeguard, Surveillance System Monitor, Swim Instructor, Water Safety Instructor (WSI).