Please note: Employment dates for this position are from May to August, possibly September. Although this recruitment has multiple-cutoffs, only one application needs to be submitted. If duplicate applications are submitted, only one application will be accepted.
To oversee an assigned aquatic facility by scheduling and supervising subordinate employees, maintaining the building, grounds, and equipment, and developing aquatic programs.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
Direct supervision is provided by a higher-level Recreation position. Responsibilities include the direct supervision of lower-level aquatic personnel.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform related duties as needed:
- Inspect and inventory all pool equipment.
- Prepare and maintain all required reports and records, including employees’ work time.
- Receive and account for all monies collected.
- Supervise, evaluate, assign, and train assigned personnel.
- Supervise, develop, and organize aquatic classes and programs for the public.
- Take appropriate action to prevent dangerous situation and accidents.
- Render care in the latest American Red Cross techniques in water safety, lifeguarding, first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.) to persons in need of assistance.
- Rescue and resuscitate drowning persons; aid persons affected by life threatening injuries.
- Ensure constant surveillance as assigned to safeguard swimmers from drowning and other accidents
- Enforce facility rules and procedures.
- Ensure aquatic facility including its building, grounds, and equipment are safe and presentable.
- Direct and instruct water-oriented classes such as swim lessons, swim team, junior. guard, and water aerobics
- Write and prepare lesson plans; assist in the planning, promoting, and organizing of aquatic classes and programs.
- Current and preventative lifeguarding techniques.
- Swimming rescue techniques, C.P.R., and first aid.
- Rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
- Swimming pool maintenance and the chemicals, equipment, and techniques used to meet State and County Department of Health standards.
- Instruction techniques and materials related to aquatic activities.
- Principles and practice of supervision.
- Basic accounting principles.
- Swim with proficiency and endurance.
- Prevent accidents and effect rescues.
- Enforce the rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
- Develop and implement aquatic programs for a variety of skill levels.
- Plan, direct, and supervise the work of others.
- Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the public.
- Perform swimming rescues, C.P.R., and first aid.
- Interpret policies and procedures.
- Follow oral and written instructions.
- Prepare, read, and write various reports.
- Organize and instruct swimming and water safety classes.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Two seasons or five months’ experience as a lifeguard at an aquatic facility. One season or 2.5 months experience supervising staff is preferred.
Must be 18 years of age at time of appointment.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Possession of all current course completion certificates and completion of trainings as required by current Federal, State, and Local law:
- Completion of American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR and AED certification by time of appointment.
- American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification preferred.
This position is designated as a Mandatory Reporter; completion of Mandatory Reporter training is required within two weeks of appointment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK CONDITIONS:
The conditions herein are typically required of an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Must have the ability to walk, start, and stop frequently; run and swim frequently; perform simple and power grasping; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with participants and staff; visual acuity to read and record documents and make observations. Must be able to spend prolonged periods of time in pool mater; must maintain the physical ability required to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard certification.
Work may be performed outdoors with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, and pollens and pool chemicals; intermittently, lift, carry or move equipment of 20 pounds or less.
This position requires work to be performed various hours including early morning, day, evenings and weekends.THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento’s preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox.
1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline;
- Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.
- Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:
- If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the “Work Experience” section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 paid hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).
- If “see resume” is noted in the “Work Experience” section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the “Work Experience” section.
- Supplemental documents such as resume, cover letter, and proof of education are highly preferred and recommended at the time of application submission. Documents should be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as attachment(s) via online with the employment application, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, FAX to (916) 596-1556, or by mail. If submitting in person, by mail or via FAX, please include your name and Job #009015-20-YPCE-2 on your documents.
2. Supplemental Questionnaire: (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline;
- Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted.
- Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.
- A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire.
3. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail) – Human Resources will forward employment applications of individuals who submitted all the required documents (i.e. City of Sacramento Application and Supplemental Questionnaire) to the hiring department.
4. Hiring Interview: Those candidates determined to be the MOST QUALIFIED will be invited to participate in an interview process coordinated by the hiring department. There will be no eligible list established, as positions will be seasonal and/or part-time. A hiring interview is not guaranteed.
5. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan/fingerprinting. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre-employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment.
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- Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.