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Swim Instructor
City of Ceres, Central Valley


For more info contact:
[email protected]
(209) 538-5747
Close Date: Continuous
Salary: $12.50 Hourly


Five (5) positions to be filled
$12.25 per hour
This position is not eligible for City benefits other than those mandated by Federal and State Law
Position is Part-time/Flexible
Open: Monday, March 17, 2017
Continuous recruitment until filled
A completed online employment application is REQUIRED and must be submitted at   Submit required certificates with application. Incomplete, late, emailed, faxed and hard copy applications will NOT be accepted. Resumes will NOT be considered in lieu of the required employment application.


The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties to address business needs and changing business practices:
·       Under direction, develop weekly lesson plans for assigned levels of instruction, conduct swim lessons and evaluate swim lesson participants in accordance with the American Red Cross guidelines.
·        Keep daily class attendance records.
·        Complete participant swim records as required by the American Red Cross.
·        Follow accepted safety, health and industry practices and standards.
·        Responsible for meeting all program goals and objectives.
·        Complete reports and minor financial and clerical tasks.
·        Meet once per session with Pool Manager.
·        Perform other program-related duties as assigned.
Resumes will NOT be considered in lieu of the required employment application.


Ideal Candidate:

QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge, skills and abilities required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.   


·        Must be at least 16 years of age with a valid ID card, and a valid work permit.

·        Possess valid certificates in Water Safety Instruction, Title 22, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Standard First Aid

·        Demonstrate required swimming skills that meet American Red Cross guidelines for aquatic program personnel

·        Prior experience working with age appropriate groups desirable.



·        Work flexible work schedule, which may include evening, weekdays, weekends and holidays

·        Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

·        Learn pertinent City rules, policies, ordinances and program requirements

·        Understand and carry out oral and written directions

·        Maintain timely and accurate reports

·        Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

Physical demands and working environment

The functions of this job are performed in an environment that will cause exposure to light chemical substances such as chlorine.  All work activities are performed in a public swimming facility.  One may be required to rescue swimmers in distress and/or demonstrate beginning through advanced swim strokes.  All will be regularly required to communicate with participants.

·       Ability to see and hear

·       Ability to demonstrate in the water, all of the swimming skills to be taught

·       Ability to perform a water rescue if necessary

·       Possess and audible voice for communication

·       Ability to lift light equipment used in teaching


This position is not eligible for City benefits other than those mandated by Federal and State Law

This job is closed


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