Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, and Lifeguard/Instructor

  • City of Pleasanton
  • Pleasanton, California
  • Feb 02, 2019
Full Time Education and Training Parks and Recreation Public Safety Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Salary: $13.55 - $18.24 Hourly

Job Description

Lifeguard and/or Water Safety inStructor Part-time, temPorary $13.55 - $18.24 Per hour (dePending on exPerience) Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors are assigned to the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center. Lifeguards will be responsible for overseeing the safety of all programs. Water Safety Instructors will be assigned to teach swim lessons to people of all abilities ages 6 months to adults. We're looking for team members that are able to obtain the required American Red Cross certifications for the positions they are interested in. Certifications for both positions will be included as part of the hiring process. Positions Currently Open: Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, and Lifeguard/Instructor. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Lifeguard
• Be at least 15 years of age (by certification completion).
• Ability to take and comple the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course to obtain a certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
• Communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Water Safety Instructor
• Be at least 16 years of age (by certification completion).
• Ability to take and comple the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course to obtain a certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
• Communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. TYPICAL DUTIES Lifeguard
• Oversee safety of all patrons and programs at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center.
• Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting the voice across distance; hear noises and distress signals; recognize hazardous situations and implement effective course of action; react quickly and calmly in emergencies; and perform rescue actions including administering first aid and CPR/AED.
• Provide great customer service to participants and parents.
• Other duties as assigned. Water Safety Instructor
• Provide instruction on water safety and swimming skills based on to the America Red Cross swimming and water safety program.
• Oversee safety of participants in and around the water.
• Provide great customer service to participants and parents.
• Other duties as assigned. Positions are seasonal and year-round. Summer Programs run: June 10 through August 9. All staff will work the mandatory training week of June 3 - 7. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The most qualified applicants will be invited and will take part in an interview process, date and time to be determined. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants under age 18 must provide a copy of a current work permit prior to starting employment. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in these positions, please sign up for a swimming pre- course test date at http://tinyurl.com/DBACjobs19. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Tracy Newman, Recreation Supervisor at tnewman@cityofpleasantonca.gov.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous