Dublin

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor I (19897700)

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Aquatics
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East Bay
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Temporary
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Until filled or until 999 applicants
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$12.00-$17.82 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

The Wave, 4201 Central Parkway Dublin, 94568

Description

THE POSITION

The City of Dublin is looking for Lifeguard/Swim Instructors to perform lifeguard duties including enforcing City public swimming pool rules, monitoring pool patron conduct, and perform emergency rescue and lifesaving techniques, if necessary, and teach swimming classes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are normal for this classification. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Enforce swimming pool rules and regulations, including ensuring orderly conduct by pool patrons.
  • Assist in providing instruction for a variety of swimming classes for all ages and ability levels.
  • Assist swimmers who are in distress and administer a variety of first aid and/or life saving techniques, as appropriate.
  • Assist in maintaining pool areas in a safe and clean condition.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate

QUALIFICATIONS

Training and Experience:

  1. Education:       There is no educational requirement for this class; equivalent to completion of two years of high school is desirable.  At time of hire, must be 15 years of age or older.
  2. Experience:     Demonstrated experience in skilled aquatic activities is desirable.

Knowledge Of:

  • Use and care of lifesaving techniques and equipment used at public swimming pools.

Ability To:

  • Learn and enforce City swimming pool rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Perform lifesaving strokes according to American Red Cross standards, perform lifesaving and emergency first aid techniques and practices; engage in physical activity.
  • Follow written and oral instructions.
  • Communicate in an effective manner.
  • Exercise courtesy and tact in dealing with pool patrons.
  • Deal with difficult or stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Licenses, Certifications, Special Requirements:

  1. Current certification in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED; Lifeguard Training with Administering Emergency Oxygen; and Emergency Response (Title 22).
  2. This classification is designated as a Mandatory Reporter; Completion of Mandatory Reporter training is required within one month of employment. 
  3. Any offer of employment to an adult who will have direct contact with minors is conditional upon submission of a completed fingerprint screening and a satisfactory background check.

Benefits

Other than statutory law, AB1522 (CA Paid Sick Leave law), there are no benefits for part-time, temporary/seasonal positions.

THE SELECTION PROCESS

The best-qualified candidates, as determined by an initial screening of applications, will be invited to participate in an interview process which will consist of written and/or oral components.  The City reserves the right to test an applicant in any other manner to determine suitability and to alter any aspect of the selection process.  Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job description does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process.  No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

Pursuant to the City’s Personnel Rules Section 24.2, the City retains the right to take appropriate steps to avoid inappropriate working relationships among relatives.

 

Special Instructions

THE SELECTION PROCESS

The best-qualified candidates, as determined by an initial screening of applications, will be invited to participate in an interview process which will consist of written and/or oral components.  The City reserves the right to test an applicant in any other manner to determine suitability and to alter any aspect of the selection process.  Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job description does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process.  No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

Pursuant to the City’s Personnel Rules Section 24.2, the City retains the right to take appropriate steps to avoid inappropriate working relationships among relatives.           

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(925)833-6605