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4 Apr 2019

Part Time Aquatics Specialist II

California State University Maritime Academy – Posted by csumaritime Vallejo, California, United States

Job Description

Aquatics Specialist II

California State University Maritime Academy

Job Bulletin Number: 103179

Classification: Casual Worker

Full/Part-time: Part-time – Up to 29 hours per week

Employment Type: Temporary

Bargaining Unit: Excluded

Pay Plan: Hourly

Salary Range: $17.00 per hour

Benefits: Free lap swim and working outside with an experienced and professional Aquatics team.

Department: Athletics

Pre-Employment Conditions: Background/Fingerprinting

Closing Date: Open until filled.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested parties should submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application, a cover letter and resume. Apply on-line at


Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University, is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Located on a scenic waterfront site in Vallejo, the campus serves a student population of approximately 1100 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. The campus currently offers undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Marine Transportation, Global and Maritime Studies, and Business Administration. A master’s degree in Transportation and Engineering Management is offered as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses.

Position Summary:

Provides knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illness until emergency medical (EMS) personnel take over. Keep the facility maintained and well organized and to ensure patrons are safe at all times. In addition, provide swim instruction to all American Red Cross (ARC) swim levels from infants to seniors.


• Survey the pool and observe the patrons in and around the pool

• Provide care for medical emergencies as needed

• Set-up/take-down pool equipment

• Maintain the pool and equipment

• Assist the Aquatics Supervisor on training needs

• Teach all ARC level patrons proper swimming techniques in a safe, positive and healthy manner to infants to seniors in accordance with Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Guidelines

• Create/update files on Swim Class Students and Swim Patron check-in forms

• Present proper demonstrations and explain skills, analyze and correct performance, minimize fear, and set age appropriate teaching devices

• Officiates and assists at special aquatics events such as water polo and swim competitions

• Maintains swim instruction pass/fail records for patrons

• Other related duties as assigned


• A minimum of 2 seasons working as a lifeguard

• High School diploma or GED required

• Must possess and maintain Lifeguard/First-Aid/CPR-FPR

• Must possess or successfully complete a Water Safety Instructor certification within 6 months of hire

• Works well with others

• Ability to instruct infants to seniors in swimming skills

• Good customer service skills


• Bloodborne Pathogens

• Administering Emergency Oxygen

• Title 22

• Lifeguard Instructor


• Fifty percent or more of the activities involve walking, standing, squatting, kneeling or climbing, involves lifting heavy weight objects which may exceed 50 pounds.

• Employee regularly works outdoors and is routinely exposed to the sun, may be exposed to extreme heat or cold and rain.

• Regularly works on uneven surfaces.


HOURS of WORK: Must be available to work varied days and hours based on pool needs. This may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

BACKGROUND CHECK: A background check (including a criminal records check and fingerprinting) must be satisfactorily completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

MANDATED REPORTER: The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days of the date of hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with a Disability

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Job Categories: Aquatic Specialist. Job Types: Part Time. Salaries: Hourly.

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