Pool Lifeguard – SR-13 job – County of Hawaii – Hawaii
$2,748 a month – Full-time, Part-time, TemporaryIndependently performs duties at a swimming pool to protect life, prevent accidents, and assist persons in distress; enforces pool safety regulations; conducts or participates in water safety instructions, swimming instructions, and other recreational aquatic programs; maintains pool and pool area; and performs other related duties as required. As need arises, positions available may be: Permanent Full-time/Part-time (Salary will be pro-rated for part-time) Temporary Full-time/Part-time (Salary will be pro-rated for part-time) Temporary appointments may lead to conversion to permanent appointments. Examples of Duties: Watches over patrons at a public swimming pool to protect life and prevent accidents.Rescues swimmers and assists others in distress.Provides first aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation as necessary.Enforces safety regulations and takes corrective action to ensure the safety of patrons.Warns parents or responsible adults not to leave young children unattended.Prepares daily log and reports describing accidents, first aid given, drowning or near drowning, and other unusual occurrences.Assists and participates in program planning and scheduling, and conducting and coordinating aquatic instructional and recreational activities.Maintains water quality standards and keeps a daily record of all information.Operates all machinery of the circulation/filtration system.Maintains proper chemical standards through the use of the automated chemical feed system; makes adjustments when needed.May be required to travel independently to attend swim meets or other events and regular meetings.Maintains pool, pool deck, buildings, locker rooms, spectator areas and walkways, and all surrounding areas to ensure a safe and healthy environment.Attends in-service training classes.Performs other related duties as assigned.Minimum Qualification Requirements: Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to: graduation from high school, andpossession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate, orother current equivalent certification,a current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor’s Certificate as applicable to the position, andability to travel independently to various geographic locations. This requirement may be fulfilled by the possession of a valid State of Hawai’i driver’s license (Class 3), a valid comparable driver’s license, or use of other means of transportation that meets position needs.Scan and attach certifications to your application. Certificates must be maintained on a current basis. Examination : All applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be assigned a score of 70 points. Knowledge of: Techniques and methods of lifesaving; techniques of emergency life support including mouth-to-mouth and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation; first aid principles and practices; artificial respiration; methods and practices of filtering and purifying swimming pool water; cleaning methods and materials and equipment used; and report writing. Ability to: Rescue persons from the water; administer first aid and CPR; recognize when ill or injured persons require professional medical care; prepare clear and concise operational and incident reports; enforce regulations; conduct and instruct aquatic classes and activities; deal tactfully and effectively with the public; and read and follow written instructions. Physical and Health Requirements: Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Physical Effort Grouping: Special Supplemental Information: Scan and attach the following required documents to your application:a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate, orother current equivalent certification, anda current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor’s Certificate, as applicable to the position. If you have this certificate, please attach for positions that require this certificate.If you have already applied for this recruitment and have been placed on the eligible list, please do not reapply during your one year period of eligibility and do not create another profile in NeoGov.