Seasonal Daytime Lesson Swim Instructor and Lifeguard
|Job Title:||2018 Daytime Lesson Swim Instructor and Lifeguard|
|Closing Date/Time:||Mon. 12/31/18 12:00 PM Pacific Time|
|Location:||Oregon City, Oregon|
| The City of Oregon City is recruiting for a Daytime Lesson Swim Instructor and Lifeguard. Hourly wage is $12.10/hr or DOE.|
The Daytime Lesson Swim Instructor and Lifeguard is responsible to supervise and teach children how to safely enjoy the water while teaching basic swimming skills.
This position receives direct supervision from the Aquatics/ Recreation Supervisor and exercises no supervision over other employees.
|Examples of Duties:|
| Supervise and teach children to safely enjoy the water while teaching basic swimming skills.|
Provide life guarding services. Respond to emergency situations and if necessary administer first aid and CPR. Prepare and submit accident/incident reports.
Train as an aide in lessons. Teach swim lessons to ages 6 to 13 years old.
Provide a program/class atmosphere that promotes and encourages inclusion and satisfaction of all participants.
Assist at the front desk as needed. Greet the public; provide information and assistance regarding schedules, registration, program descriptions and other general information over the phone and in person.
Complete applicable reports and records.
Perform general housekeeping duties in and around the Swim Center, i.e. hosing, vacuuming, picking up litter, etc.
Participate in in-service training, orientations and staff meetings as requested.
Provide excellent internal and external customer service. Create a positive experience for customers through professional and courteous behavior.
Practice safe work habits and contribute to the safety of self, co-workers and the general public.
Respect diversity in the workplace.
Perform other duties as assigned.
| Knowledge and Skills:|
Be proficient at basic swim skills such as: front crawl and back crawl.
Must be comfortable in the water.
Safe Aquatic Practices.
Tools, materials and equipment needed to maintain swimming pools.
Principles of group dynamics and group interaction.
Emergency procedures and accident site management.
Basic office procedures, practices and equipment.
Basic arithmetic, spelling, English and grammar.
Instruct the fundamentals involved in the area of assignment.
Perform general clerical work including maintenance of appropriate records and compiling information for reports under minimal supervision.
To operate a cash register, computer, calculator, telephone system, fax machine and other related office equipment.
Identify and prevent hazards, implement solutions, maintain safe environments.
Follow written and oral instructions; speak clearly and concisely, in English.
Interpret, explain, follow and apply District policies and written instructions.
Communicate courteously and cooperatively with other staff and the general public, on the telephone or in person, including handling difficult or irate people.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, other staff members, program participants and the general public.
Assume a schedule of flexible working hours, including weekends and evenings.
Work in a group or individual situation, with minimum supervision.
Maintain a neat, professional appearance.
Must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.
| Daytime hours available Monday through Friday.|
Schedules are subject to Oregon City School Academic calendar.
Training is available. Applicants must remember the work environment is located at a pool facility, approximately 2-3 hours of the time will be spent in the water teaching swim lessons, minimal cleaning duties. Water temperature is approximately 86 degrees.