13 Jan 2021

Part Time Recreation Specialist II- Lifeguard

CIty of El Cajon, Ca – Posted by AJN El Cajon, California, United States

CIty of EL Cajon

Job Description

Recreation Specialist II- Lifeguard

Job Overview
 

*Part-Time Seasonal Temporary Job*

Recreation Specialist II Starting Salary: $14.71 Hourly

THE POSITION:

As a Lifeguard, this position requires the ability to perform a full range of duties as assigned, working independently and exercising judgment and initiative. Lifeguards receive instruction and/or assistance from the Recreation Supervisor. Lifeguards are able to adjust when new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work. Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate of available guidelines and procedures, interpret precedents, and adopt standard methods or practices to meet variations in facts and/or conditions.  Lifeguards are required to have prior related experience.

 

Typical Duties
 

  • Perform lifeguard duties; prevent accidents; enforce rules and regulations
  • Supervise pool and locker room
  • Assist during instructional classes when needed
  • Ensure the health, welfare, and safety of the participants of the program
  • Cashiering duties when assigned
  • Perform light maintenance
  • Establish and maintain relationships with parents, community center staff and other key individuals
  • Maintain a fun and positive attitude daily to create a happy environment for participants
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possession of current certificates in: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22), CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.  Photocopies (both sides) of required certifications must accompany application form to be considered.
  • Candidates are required to pass a physical exam (to include screening for alcohol & drugs) prior to appointment.
  • May be required to provide means to commute between work sites in course of work, including the use of personal vehicle during assigned shifts. May be required to possess or have the ability to obtain, prior to employment, a valid Class C California driver’s license with a safe driving record.

For the full job description, please visit our website: Recreation Specialist II
 

Qualification Guidelines
EDUCATION:
Educational achievement equivalent to completion of or currently attending high school.  Additional training in area of specialization related to aquatics is desired.

EXAMINATION PROCESS:
Qualified candidates will be evaluated for employment consideration on the basis of a written exam and physical performance test.

  • The written examination will cover first aid, CPR, and lifeguard training skills.
  • The performance test may include a 100 meter swim under 1:45; demonstrate proficiency and endurance using five basic swim strokes; 1-minute tread water; and rescue demonstration of submerged, active/passive victims.

An oral interview of those best qualified will be used to rank applicants for final selection.

Special Requirements: May be required to provide means to commute between work sites in course of work, including the use of personal vehicle during assigned shifts. May be required to possess or have the ability to obtain, prior to employment, a valid Class C California driver’s license with a safe driving record.  Ability to lift and move up to 20 lbs.

 

Additional Information
 

NO DISCRIMINATION POLICY
The City of El Cajon does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion and handicapped status on employment of the provision of services.

200 CIVIC CENTER WAY * EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA *(619)441-1754

 

Agency
City of El Cajon
Address
200 Civic Center Way

El Cajon, California, 92020

Phone
619-441-1736

How to Apply

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elcajon

Job Categories: lifeguard. Job Types: Part Time.

Job expires in 15 days.

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