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Safety Officer Medical

Kailua, Hawaii, United States
August 27, 2018

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Davin K. Sanborn

**-*** ****** ******, *********, Hawaii 96795

Phone: 808-***-****


American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate / United States Lifesaving Association Ocean Lifeguard Certificate

American Red Cross Standard First-Aid Certificate / First Responder Certificate

American Red Cross Certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

High School Diploma, year

St. Louis High School, Honolulu, Hawaii


Water Safety Officer, City & County of Honolulu, Honolulu Emergency Services Department – Ocean Safety, Assigned beach?

October 1995 – present, __ hours/week

Responsible for all beach activities, monitoring of ocean safety policies, rules and regulations and applicable laws of the City, State and Federal governments.

Mans lifeguard tower and patrols beach on foot, by ATV or rescue craft and keeps alert of all beach activities.

Evaluates ocean conditions for hazards and performs preventive measures to reduce rescues and serious medical emergencies.

Ensures the general safety of all beach goers (i.e. set-up hazard signs, inform public of tides, winds, and surf conditions).

Warns people of dangerous and/or unsafe beach and ocean conditions (i.e. high surf, strong current, tsunamis and other National Weather Service and/or Civil Defense warning signals).

Supervises and controls beach activities through ensuring of ocean safety policies, rules and regulations and applicable laws of the City, State and Federal governments.

Removes hazardous obstacles from beaches when practical (i.e. broken glass, bottles, refuse, etc.).

Maintains a high standard of courtesy and a professional relationship with the Ocean Safety Division staff and the public.

Maintains the ability to perform the duties in an efficient and timely manner.

Participates in in-service training programs to maintain good physical condition, learn new first-aid and rescue methods and techniques, and use new equipment such as personal water craft, rescue boats and all-terrain vehicles.

Maintains a high degree of physical fitness to effectively execute ocean rescue.

Rescues people in distress including team rescues with fire rescue and helicopter units.

Administers emergency medical aid including mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Informs supervisor of all incidents including requests for ambulance, security, fire rescue units, rescue boats/PWC, helicopter and other back-up ocean safety units.

Signals adjoining towers and informs Headquarters or supervisor when leaving the tower to effect a rescue, render first-aid, and patrol the beach on foot.

Ensures that supplies and equipment are maintained in a constant state of readiness.

Prepare and submit reports (i.e. accident, rescue, first-aid, etc.). Maintains daily log sheet of beach activities.

Assists in evacuating people in time of emergency or beach closure (i.e. shark sighting/attack, man-o-war, pollution, high surf, fire in park, hurricane, tsunami, earthquake, civil emergency, etc.).

Pool Attendant, Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel

September 2005 – March 2011, __ hours/week

Ensure the general safety of hotel guests enjoying the pool at the Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel.

Responsible for the cleanliness and safety of the swimming pool and pool deck.

Hand out beach towels to hotel guests.

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