Dixon

Senior Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (19971336)

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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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$14.33-$15.80 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 six (6) positions of Senior Lifeguard/ Swim Instructor positions for the 2020 Aquatic Season and to establish an employment list for possible future use. 

Under the direction of the Assistant Pool Manager, Pool Manager, Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Manager, Senior 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: High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent, highly desirable. Completed 10th grade of High school

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience as a lifeguard or swim instructor at an organized aquatic facility assisting with pool management. Staff supervisory experience and attendance at a college or university with major course work in related field is highly desirable.

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

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

Spanish language skills desirable.

Benefits

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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.

 

Special Instructions

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT:  Temporary/Seasonal Employment

Aquatics Season:  End of May - 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 on-line employment application through CalOpps. Possession of certificates are required.  Please submit copies on-line with 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:  The use and care of lifesaving equipment at a public swimming facility; the pool facility operations including scheduling, cash management, maintenance, hazard identification, and program development; demonstrate leadership capabilities; engage in physical activity including but not limited to: swim 300 yards continuously, retrieve a 10 pound diving brick from a depth of 7-9 ft. and tread water for 2 minutes without the use of hands;  follow oral and written instructions; ability to oversee, review, and prepare reports related to facility operations;  perform swimming strokes according to American Red Cross standards;  demonstrate lifesaving and emergency first aid skills; work cooperatively with public and employees in an enthusiastic and constructive manner; supervise lifeguards and swim instructor;  explain and interpret safety regulations and operational policies clearly to the public

Employment Processing: Those selected are subject to pre-employment drug testing and finger printing. 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
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