This job listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!
9 Oct 2018

Temporary Aquatics Program Specialist / Head Lifeguard / Lifeguard

County of Santa Cruz – Posted by personnel Santa Cruz, California, United States

Job Description

LAST DAY TO APPLY: OCTOBER 26, 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION: Working knowledge of swimming hazards; lifeguard training techniques; first aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the techniques and principles of swimming instruction. Some knowledge of supervision and evaluation of staff. FOR AQUATICS PROGRAM SPECIALISTS: Supervise, organize, motivate and assist with hiring and training of the aquatics staff; schedule and evaluate the staff assigned to a swimming facility; ensure that safety standards, sanitary requirements and regulations are enforced; prepare and maintain routine reports on staff and operations.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS: Possession of a valid American Red Cross (ARC) lifeguard training certificate; possession of a valid ARC CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR Pro) certificate OR American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Health Care Profession (Provider C); possession of one of the following: First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22), ARC Emergency Responder, First Responder, or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Acceptable Lifeguard and CPR Certifications include: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED OR American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid WITH American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer OR American Red Cross CPR – AED for Lifeguards. You must submit a copy of each certificate you possess with your application in one of the following ways: email ([email protected]) / fax (831-454-2240) / or bring the copies to the Personnel Department address listed below.

Post-Employment Certification: Within the first six months of employment, possess the following: 1) ARC Trainer certificates for Lifeguard and Title 22 courses, 2) A valid Oxygen Administration certificate, 3) A valid ARC Water Safety Instructor certificate or a Santa Cruz County Instructor Training Program.

Other Requirements: Availability to work variable schedules including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

IF HIRED, APPLICANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST SUBMIT A WORK PERMIT. STUDENTS CAN OBTAIN WORK PERMITS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE AT THEIR SCHOOL.

Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required for persons 18 and older.

THE EXAMINATION: Candidates meeting minimum requirements will be forwarded to the Parks and Recreation Department for a performance assessment of lifeguard skills covered in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course and a determination of employment duties (pass/fail). Candidates must have the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR Courses completed by the date of the performance assessment. Eligibility will be valid for up to one year.

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.

Job Categories: Aquatics. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: Lifeguard ($15.18 - 16.10) / Head Lifeguard ($16.10 - 17.08) / Aquatics Program Specialist ($22.25 - 28.15). Salaries: Hourly.

Apply for this Job

X