Dixon

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor I/II (19971323)

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Aquatics
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Seasonal
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Until filled
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$13.00-$15.05 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

600 East A Street Dixon, 95620

Description

The City of Dixon is recruiting to fill thirty (30) Lifeguard/ Swim Instructor I/II positions for the 2020 Aquatic Season and to establish an employment list for possible future use. 

Lifeguard Training w/ Title 22 available in Dixon April 6, 2020 to April 10, 2020.  Click here to sign up.  This course includes certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid, CPR/AED for Lifeguards and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22 First Aid). All candidates must be 15 years of age and pass a swimming pre-test during the first class.

Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor and Senior Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, Lifeguard/Swim Instructor performs a variety of duties to ensure the City of Dixon swimming pool is a safe and enjoyable aquatic facility. Supervises pool patrons, enforces pool rules, performs first aid and emergency rescues, instructs swim lessons, performs cashiering duties, leads recreational activities; performs related and other work as required.

This position is subject to random controlled substance testing and/or breath alcohol testing.

Employment Processing: Those selected are subject to pre-employment drug testing and fingerprinting. In accordance with Federal law, an employee must provide proof of identity and proof that they may legally work in the United States.

Veteran's Preference Points: Veteran's Preference Points will be applied in accordance with the City's Personnel Rules & Regulations. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.

The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. 

Ideal Candidate

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would provide the knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: 

Education: Must be currently enrolled in or graduated from an educational institute working toward a high school diploma or G.E.D equivalent.

Experience: None. Highly desirable: One (1) year experience as a volunteer, lifeguard, or swim instructor at an organized Aquatics facility assisting with public swim sessions and/or lesson instruction.

Other Requirements: 

Must possess the following certificates at time of employment:

  • Current Lifeguard Training Certificate
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Current Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer Certificate Title 22 Certificate

Lifeguard Training w/ Title 22 classes available in Dixon the week of Apr 6, 2020 to Apr 10, 2020.  Click here to sign up.  

Must be at least 15 years of age by time of employment.

Spanish language skills desirable.

Benefits

This position does not receive any medical, dental or vision benefits.

CalPERS Annuitants will be limited to only 960 hours in a fiscal year.

See Temporary/Seasonal Compensation Plan for participation in 457 Deferred Compensation Plan or Holiday Pay.

Temporary/Seasonal Compensation Plan

Special Instructions

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT:  Temporary/Seasonal Employment

Aquatics Season: Early March - End of October 2020 for programs offered at the Pat Granucci Aquatic Center.

Staff can average between 10-40 hours per week based on the season, needs of the program, and staff availability.  Staff may be required to work weekends and holidays.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

To Apply:  Complete an online employment application through CalOpps. Possession of certificates are required.  Please submit copies on-line with the application as a PDF file. If you are enrolled in a Red Cross course to obtain the required certifications, please indicate in the supplemental questionnaire where you are enrolled and when the class will be completed.

Exam Process:  Only a limited number of candidates, whose applications indicate that, among those competing, they are better qualified in terms of related experience, will be invited to participate in the recruitment process, which will consist of:

Oral Interview (weighted 100%). 

Knowledge and Abilities:  Knowledge of leadership techniques; of instructional aquatics activities and equipment; of the principals and techniques of first aid, water safety, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Employment Processing: Those selected are subject to pre-employment drug testing and fingerprinting. In accordance with Federal law, an employee must provide proof of identity and proof that they may legally work in the United States.

Veteran's Preference Points: Veteran's Preference Points will be applied in accordance with the City's Personnel Rules & Regulations. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.

The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. 

 

 

 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(707)678-7000
Contact email: