Seasonal part-time - an employee who works up to 40 hours per week, but only for the designated season of the program. Seasonal employees will not exceed 6 months of employment.
Irregular part-time - an employee who is hired to work an irregular or varied weekly work schedule not to normally exceed 28 hours per week. The average hours worked per week may not exceed 28 hours. This position is year-round.
Recruitment for this position is primarily for the 2020 summer season. Candidates must be available from May 18, 2020, to August 11, 2020.*
In order to be considered candidates must possess current certificates at the time of application for the following:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, and First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) for the Professional Rescuer
Swim instructor certificate from a certified establishment (example: American Red Cross, Ellis, Starfish, City of Yuma)
Under basic supervision, provides a safe aquatic environment for patrons using municipal swimming pools; monitors the daily maintenance of the swimming facilities and supervises assigned staff; monitors activities in City pool facilities to assure public safety and compliance with state rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties that are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Manages daily operations of a municipal swimming pool; registers participants as needed; supervises, schedules assigns and evaluates assigned staff.
Controls pool operations to assure that safety and water quality rules and regulations are adhered to, and that the facility and all equipment are in safe operating condition.
Schedules pool activities such as parties, water athletics, swim lessons, and water safety instruction.
Oversees cash transactions; reconciles cash drawers and bookkeeping records, and makes bank deposits, prepares a variety of written reports.
Monitors swimming and other pool activities to prevent accidents; rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and applies cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid; oversees the application of first aid and CPR in emergency situations.
Inspects swimming pool for cleanliness and performs routine maintenance, including tests of water in the pool to determine chemical balance of chlorinators; maintains pool facilities.
Resolves routine problems; handles issues, inquiries, and complaints from patrons; writes accident and incident reports.
Recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe conditions, accidents, and injuries.
Supports the relationship between the City of Yuma and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; promotes the City goals and priorities, and complies with all City policies and procedures.
Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of lifeguard and swim lesson Instructor experience; must be at least 18 years of age. Prior supervisory experience is preferred.
City policies and procedures.
Rules and regulations governing the safety of municipal aquatics facilities and equipment.
Lifesaving methods and procedures, including first aid, water rescue, and resuscitation measures.
Water safety, swimming, and diving instructional and certification methods and techniques.
Recreational activities for children, adolescents, adults, senior citizens and/or special populations.
Principles of water chemistry, chlorination, and pH balancing.
Money handling and bookkeeping procedures and methods.
Making decisions according to Department policies and procedures
Understanding and interpreting recreation policies, regulations, and state and federal laws.
Promoting a positive recreation environment and good personal behavior.
Teaching water safety, swimming, and diving techniques.
Monitoring pool facility and guests for violations of rules and safety standards.
Effectively using emergency techniques for standard water approach, rescue and resuscitation.
Acting quickly and calmly in emergency situations, and promoting safety standards.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Arizona State Driver's License is required. Must possess certificates for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, and Swim Lesson Instructor.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed indoors and outdoors in public swimming pool environments. Incumbents must maintain a level of physical fitness to meet Department standards.
City Of Yuma, AZ