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Lifeguard (2023)

Company: Government jobs
Location: Davis
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description

This position utilizes lifeguard training skills to ensure the safety of patrons at our aquatic facilities by preventing and responding to emergencies. Must be available to work weekday mornings & participate in regular in-service trainings. Must possess the following American Red Cross certifications at the time of employment:
o Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR/AED
o First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22)

Hourly wage: LIFEGUARD (CSS II)$15.38 per hour

Temporary Part Time, No benefits. Applicants will be screened according to experience relevant to this position. Those most qualified will be invited to an individual or small group interview.

General Information:
The Fall-Spring aquatics schedule runs through May 22. Hours of work are between Monday-Friday, 6:45-10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and 7:15-8:30 p.m. Staff will not be scheduled to work seven days per week, each week. Any planned vacations must be approved by management.

Training Dates:
Various training days will be scheduled throughout the season. Trainings will be held weekday evenings. Examples of Duties

Responsibilities:
--- Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency;
--- Enforce all pool rules, policies, and regulations;
--- Educate patrons and inform them of the purpose and need for rules and regulations;
--- Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical service;
--- Respond quickly to all emergency situations in the water or surrounding areas;
--- Take an active role in maintaining a safe environment and take steps to prevent accidents by eliminating potentially hazardous conditions;
--- Present professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintain a high standard of customer service;
--- Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
--- Complete incident & accident reports;
--- Communicates with supervisory program staff regarding participant behavior, injuries, and other relevant matters;
--- Attends staff meetings and trainings as assigned;
--- Assures that all equipment and facilities are safely and properly prepared and maintained;
--- Keeps work environments clean and organized;
--- Perform other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
--- Applicants must be at least 15 years of age
--- Applicants must be available to work during morning and noon hours
--- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
--- Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
--- Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skill evaluation
--- Must be able to complete a list of other required online trainings prior to the start of the program, including but not limited to, Sports Concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Protocols, Mandated Reporter, Sexual Discrimination and Harassment, COVID-19 Safety Protocols, etc.
--- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communication with other program staff and community members
--- Must possess the following American Red Cross certifications at the time of employment:
o Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR/AED
o First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22)
Please note: Certifications must be submitted if an interview is requested. Supplemental Information

Physical/Sensory Requirements:
Staff should be prepared to work outdoors, in various environmental conditions each week. Staff are required to follow current guidelines and requirements to keep all staff and participants safe. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. This is an active position requiring the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, swim, walk frequently, lift and/or move objects from 20 lbs. to over 100 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, smoke and pollens. Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens when rendering first aid. Slip hazards when working near water. Must be able to complete additional trainings, including but not limited to: Concussion Training, Blood Borne Pathogens, Mandated Reporter, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heat Illness, COVID-19 Safety and Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination.

To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org

PLEASE NOTE: Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until all positions are filled. All applicants will be notified via email. For more information contact Aquatics Coordinator, Hollay Shayegi at hshayegi@cityofdavis.org or (530) 747-5867.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference.

NOTES
Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD (530)757-5666.

The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities.

There are no benefits for this position.

Keywords: Government jobs, Davis , Lifeguard (2023), Other , Davis, California

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