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MARINE SAFETY OFFICER job – City of Long Beach, CA – Long Beach, CA 

Posted by | February 6, 2017 | Uncategorized

$4,903 – $6,009 a month DESCRIPTION Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning at 7:30 a.m., January 20, 2017 through 4:30 p.m., February 3, 2017. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under general supervision, maintains surveillance of designated beaches and adjacent waterways, marinas, bays and harbor areas from an assigned lifeguard station, vehicle or as a crew member assigned to a rescue boat in protecting life and property within the City’s jurisdiction; advises swimmers and patrons of hazardous conditions in the ocean and on landside; answers calls for help and performs rescues; identifies and reports beach, facility and ocean hazards; administers basic life support and when necessary, assists with advanced life support procedures; lectures and gives instruction on marine safety to schools and civic groups; makes recommendations to insure public safety; maintains and cleans lifeguard facilities and rescue equipment; maintains and reports on public safety signage; observes illegal activity and when appropriate warns, writes citations, makes arrests, writes reports and testifies in court regarding the enforcement of applicable City ordinances, marina rules and regulations and Chapter 5 of the State Harbors and Navigation Code; uses auxiliary equipment, i.e., rescue buoys, rescue boards, skin diving and SCUBA, swift water rescue, boat lines, pumps, lift bags, fire extinguishers, sophisticated navigation and radar equipment, and computers; reports and is a responder to marine fire incidents; conducts underwater search with scuba, recovery and salvage operations of persons, property and small boats; answers questions from visitors to the area; takes charge of lost persons; keeps and maintains activity logs; tallies beach attendance and makes written reports when necessary; supervises the activities of seasonal hourly lifeguards; operates motor vehicles, Personal Watercraft (PWC), Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB), rescue boats and tows various utility trailers; attends and completes in-service training as assigned; maintains physical conditioning in addition to completing an annual 500 meter swim in 10 minutes or less; and performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE EMT Basic Certification (proof required)*;Scuba Certification (proof required)*;One year of (paid, fulltime equivalent) experience as an open water lifeguard;Ability to:Swim 500 meters in ten minutes or less;Complete forty (40) hour LBFD Fire Fighting Training within 12 months of appointment;Complete LBFD Public Safety Diving certification within 12 months of appointment.Willingness to work various scheduled shifts, evenings, weekend and holiday hours as needed. A valid driver’s license and a current DMV driving record will be required to the hiring department at time of selection interview. *Proof of required documents must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing. DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of Long Beach ocean areas, and underwater technical equipment, i.e., sonar, remote operated vehicles, and video cameras; Certification in other SCUBA levels beyond BASIC; Completion of: Swiftwater Rescue courses, Department of Boating and Waterways core class work; California Penal Code 832 Course, Firefighter Restricted Class B License or Class C License with Firefighter Endorsement; Bilingual skills in Tagalog, Khmer and Spanish are highly desired. SELECTION PROCEDURE EXAMINATION WEIGHTS: Application Packet……………………………….Qualifying Performance Exam……………………………….Qualifying (Swim 500 meters in 10 minutes or less – wet suits not allowed) Occupational Written Exam…………………………..50% Scope: Knowledge of beach and ocean rescue techniques, California boating laws, Long Beach Municipal Code, and skin and scuba diving. (See Study Resource List – MSO Exam .) Appraisal Interview…………………………………….50% This is a continuous examination. A minimum of 70 must be attained in each part of the examination in order to pass. Certification by score bands will be considered based on an analysis of test scores. Based upon the number of applications received, the selection procedure may be changed. In the event a revision is necessary, all affected persons will be notified. Performance Exam – Tentatively scheduled week of February 20, 2017 (wet suits not allowed). Occupational Written Exam – Tentatively scheduled week of March 6, 2017. Appraisal Interview – Tentatively scheduled week of March 20, 2017. If you have not received notification of the status of your application by February 10, 2017, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202. In support of the City’s Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. An Equal Employment Opportunity J.O.B. H14NN-17 D

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