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Pool Lifeguard - Part-Time - The Swim & Racquet Center

Company: City Of Boca Raton Florida
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionATTENTION: To be considered for employment with the City of Boca Raton, applicants must provide at least ten (10) years of continuous employment history, if applicable. In the event the applicant has not been employed for 10 continuous years, all time for the 10 year period prior to the date of application must be accounted for including periods of school, unemployment and retirement.TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST POSSESSAND UPLOAD COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING VALID CERTIFICATIONS ALONG WITH YOUR APPLICATION:American Red Cross - Lifeguarding and CPR for the Professional RescuerCERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED/UPLOADED AT COMPLETIONOF THIS ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.LOCATIONThe Swim & Racquet CenterSCHEDULEThis is a part-time year-round position.Varied hours including days, nights, weekends, holidays and OT as needed.GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:Performs responsible protective service work insuring the safe use of the City's public swimming facilities by pool visitors and aids troubled bathers in emergencies; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Maintains discipline at a swimming pool facility;Observes actions of swimmers and enforces water safety rules and pool rules;Provides emergency life saving services to swimmers in need;Maintains proper chemical balance of pool water; takes water samples and adds chemical when needed;Adjusts and maintains the filter for the pool;Gives swimming instructions to individuals or groups.RELATED TASKS:Cleans the pool and related facilities on a regular schedule;Meets and greets patrons; resolves conflicts; explains pool rules, regulations, and policies;Performs pool opening and closing procedures;Clean and maintains swimming pool filters and related facilities.Takes part in training programs to improve lifeguarding skills;Registers instruction program participants;Sells pool permits; operates cash register;Assists with special events;Performs related tasks as required.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:General knowledge of water safety rules and of lifesaving and first aid practices and techniques; general knowledge of the cleaning and maintenance requirements for large pools and related equipment and supplies; considerable skill in and strength in swimming; ability to maintain chemical balance of pool water; ability to work safely with toxic chemicals; ability to enforces rules and to remain calm under stress, ability to clean and maintain a swimming pool and related facilities; ability to pass annual requalification testing. Ability to pass American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Oxygen Administration classes, during first year of employment.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:Must possess current certifications in American Red Cross, Lifeguard Training (LGT) and CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR PR).PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Must have 20/30 corrected vision in eyes, correct color vision and depth perception. Must be able to lift, carry and push articles weighing up to 150 lbs. Must be able to wear goggles, gloves and faceshield. Exposure to extreme temperatures, and weather conditions, chemicals, animals/insects, confined spaces, heights, noise, vibration, dust, vapors, fumes, mist, gases, smoke, poisons, irritants, asphyxiants, moving mechanical parts, and bloodborne pathogens.POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:The background check process for this position may include:Criminal Background CheckEmployment VerificationReference ChecksMotor Vehicles Report (MVR) CheckWorkers' CompensationCertification/License VerificationPhysicalDrug and Alcohol Screenby Jobble Associated topics: academic, aquatics, camp, coordinator, day camp, fall, lakefront, neighborhood, site, student

Keywords: City Of Boca Raton Florida, Boca Raton , Pool Lifeguard - Part-Time - The Swim & Racquet Center, Other , Boca Raton, Florida

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