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7 Nov 2018

Part Time Pool Guard I

City of Miami Beach, Fl – Posted by AJN Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Job Description

Job Title:Pool Guard I
Closing Date/Time:Fri. 11/16/18 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Salary:$16.31 – $26.68 Hourly
$1,304.80 – $2,134.40 Biweekly
Job Type:Part-time
Location:City Hall – 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, Florida


This is general lifesaving work involving the preservation of safety and order at a municipal swimming pool.
 Illustrative Examples of Essential Duties:
  • Watches children and adult swimmers and performs rescue, artificial respiration, and first aid when necessary.
  • Warns bathers against dangerous practices and keeps non-swimmers out of deep water.
  • Gives swimming instructions to children and adults.
  • Enforces rules and regulations regarding pool and locker room use in a tactful manner and otherwise maintains order in the pool area.
  • Keeps locker room and swimming areas clean and sanitary.
  • Assists with routine maintenance work.
  • Supervises all pool patrons including groups brought to the pool by school teachers or other Recreation Department personnel.
  • Performs related work as required.
 Minimum Requirements:
  • Current Certification in American Heart C.P.R. or American Red Cross Community First Aide & Safety (includes CPR).
  • Current Certification in American Red Cross Standard First Aid.
  • Current Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training.
  • Maintain Certification as required by the Division.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
  • Physical ability to effect pool rescues under difficult conditions.
  • Willingness and ability to participate in a training program in order to maintain proper physical fitness
  • Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact .
  • Some sitting, standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and swimming.
For all positions:

  •  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, coworkers, the press the general public and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, gender identity or sexual orientation.
  •  Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of all city ethics and conflicts of interest policies. Strong understanding of ethical behavior is required.
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  •  Performs related work as required
  •  Reports to work as directed during an emergency as an essential employee of the City of Miami Beach

For all technical,professional, supervisory and managerial positions:

  •  Ability to develop innovative and creative solutions to issues consistent with the City’s strategic plan.

Applicants must detail any related work experience on the application or risk disqualification.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to update their NEOGOV profile with work experience, education, certifications and personal contact information when submitting each application, failure to do so will result in ineligibility.  City of Miami Beach employees must reflect their current position and detail their work experience on the application to avoid being disqualified.

Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran’s preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (either Member 2 or Member 4), as well as the final Department of Defense Disability Letter (dated within one year) must be submitted with the application.

 Required Examination:
Qualified candidates will be contacted for swim and skills test after the recruitment closes.

Job Categories: Pool Lifeguard. Job Types: Part Time.

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