In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor and assisting in the management of lifeguard operations as well as performing a full range of lifeguard services at swimming areas operated by the state agency.
Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Acts as the working supervisor and assists in managing the operation of the guarded designated swim area at the State Park; performs basic lifeguarding duties; leads the day to day activities of a lifeguard squad; coordinates lifeguard shifts; leads training activities; participates in the proper caring for and maintenance of equipment; provides daily updates to the supervisor and park management on issues and activities; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Applicants must demonstrate competence in basic life-saving techniques.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to swim while carrying an adult to safety.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of paid lifeguard experience or previous lifeguard supervisory experience.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Must have a current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding with the Waterfront Module. Applicants without the Waterfront Module will still be accepted contingent on passing the pre-requisites for that course.
Experience as a lifeguard or experience in a supervisory role over others is required for this position.
Permanent status cannot be attained while working in this classification.
The approved salary range for this class is $14.00 to a maximum of $16.00 per hour.
The hourly rate will be subject to the following criteria:
A returning lifeguard supervisor may receive $.50 an hour additional compensation for each season of service up to the maximum hourly rate.
A lifeguard supervisor with lifeguard experience with another employer may receive $.50 an hour additional compensation for each season of service up to the maximum hourly rate.