City of Tucson


$15.75-$23.63 Hourly / $32,760.00-$49,150.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 1017

General Description

Responsible for the safety of patrons at City Parks and Recreation swimming pools. Assists patrons and instructs participants in swimming skills and techniques.

Essential Functions

This is a senior position. It differs from other positions in the classification series by performing tasks at a proficient, accomplished level and handling the more difficult, complex or irregular tasks. Individuals in senior positions typically assist in setting priorities for work and are asked upon occasion to use judgment to solve unusual problems.

Observes swimmers to ensure they adhere to swimming pool rules and maintains order. 

Provides swimming lessons as scheduled. 

Plans, develops, organizes, and instructs aquatics programs and activities. 

Keeps the pool area clean and clear of debris, trip hazards, or other possible injury hazards. 

Maintains pool equipment and ensures the proper sanitation of pool and bathhouse facilities. 

Interacts with the public regarding programming and water safety. 

Applies resuscitation techniques and otherwise renders first aid. 

Receives payment for use of swimming facilities and instruction and maintains attendance of participants.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Less than High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year swimming instruction and lifesaving techniques experience

Special Job Requirements

At least 16 years of age

American Red Cross Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator for the Professional Rescuer Certification

American Red Cross First Aid Basics Certification

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Training Certification

American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction Certification

Completion of City of Tucson Lifeguard Training

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 24

Occupational Group Description: Recreation

EEO Job Category: E

EEO Job Category Description: Paraprofessionals

Organizational Level: Senior

NCCI: 9102

Bargaining Unit: Not represented

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Non-Driving

License Type: None

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 3303; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;