incumbent's primary role includes, but is not limited to, supervising and
instructing aquatic personnel in the duties and responsibilities of their work;
trains newly assigned Lifeguards on the policies and procedures relating to the
maintenance of order and discipline, emergency first aid and employee work
rules; monitors the performance of Lifeguards during swimming pool operational
hours. The incumbent conducts in-service
training seminars, and enforces all safety rules and regulations pertaining to
the operation of a swimming pool; guards the swimming pool to direct water
safety, and prevent accidents; ensures that non-swimming participants stay in
shallow water; maintains order and discipline of participants in pool. Gathers information and maintains various
written records relating to pool operations, maintenance and cleaning of pool
and pool equipment. Treats pool water to
maintain proper chemical balance.
Assists in planning special activities and programs.
Graduation from high
school (or G.E.D.).
Two years of experience
as a Lifeguard at an aquatic facility.
Two years of teaching or coaching in the aquatic field may substitute
for lifeguard experience.
Must possess and maintain current and valid certificates in Lifeguarding AND
First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/Instructor or successor courses offered by the American Red Cross. Must maintain all certifications required by state, federal and local laws in order to practice and teach lifeguard skills as a term and condition of continued employment.
Within 90 days of hire, MUST obtain and maintain Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification as a term and condition of continued employment.
Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation.
Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity required by the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment.
The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer