Risk Management

Safety Instructor | Safety Associate

Safety Instructor

RecSports Team Member Responsibilities

  • Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants and guests
  • Uphold and exceed the expectations of the Cornerstones of RecSports Service: accountability, anticipating needs, attitude, and atmosphere
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and apply knowledge as a RecSports ambassador
  • Take ownership of RecSports facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic
  • Promote and maintain cleanliness and appearance within and surrounding RecSports facilities
  • Enforce RecSports policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction
  • Respond to all emergency situations and adhere to established protocol including pre- and post- incident procedures

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in the planning and set-up of departmental CPR/AED/First Aid/BBP training
  • Cooperate with and assist other RecSports employees in the enforcement of RecSports policies and procedures while being courteous and helpful to individual students and classes
  • Dress professionally and act responsibly
  • Arrive at work a minimum of 15 minutes before scheduled class prepared and ready to teach
  • Stay a minimum of 15 minutes after class ends to answer questions, put away equipment, and rearrange the room
  • Communicate any problems and/or concerns about: equipment or supplies that are missing, broken or ready for replacement; technology malfunctioning; difficult students and/or personal issues
  • Maintain current instructor certifications
  • Participate in the Safety Audit program for all areas of the department
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Safety Risk Management & Aquatics Coordinator or Graduate Assistant

Requirements/Qualifications

  • University of Florida student
  • Contribute 15-18 hrs/week
  • Efficient in use of Microsoft Office
  • Current Certification in one of the following: American Heart Association BLS Instructor, Heartsaver First Aid Instructor; American Red Cross Lay Responder First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor, Lifeguarding Instructor, CPR/AED Professional Rescuer Instructor
  • American Heart Association BLS Instructor Trainer (Preferred)
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding, Lay Responder Instructor Trainer (Preferred)

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Safety Associate

RecSports Team Members Responsibilities

  • Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants and guests
  • Uphold and exceed the expectations of the Cornerstones of RecSports Service: accountability, anticipating needs, attitude, and atmosphere
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and apply knowledge as a RecSports ambassador
  • Take ownership of RecSports facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic
  • Promote and maintain cleanliness and appearance within and surrounding RecSports facilities
  • Enforce RecSports policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction
  • Respond to all emergency situations and adhere to established protocol including pre- and post- incident procedures

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Inspect and replenish first aid kits around the department
  • Assist with departmental AED, facility and field inspections
  • Assist with designated Risk Management projects
  • Assist with the development of In-Service training modules based on safety risk management for RecSports in Motion Play Book
  • Participate in the implementation of a Safety Audit program for all areas of the department
  • Maintain certification spread sheets and notify areas of team members expiration dates
  • Participate in the planning, registration and set-up of departmental CPR/AED/First Aid/BBP
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Safety Risk Management & Aquatics Assistant Director or Graduate Assistant

Requirements/Qualifications

  • University of Florida student
  • Contribute 15-18 hrs/week
  • Efficient in use of Microsoft Office
  • Current Certification in CPR/AED/First Aid
  • American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider Instructor (Preferred)
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor (Preferred)

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