Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.
These positions are represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and are subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA.
DEPARTMENT: Eagle River Parks and Recreation
HOURS OF WORK: Hours vary; Monday through Sunday; Between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Chugiak Pool: 16525 South Birchwood Loop, Chugiak, Alaska
These are seasonal, part-time positions working up to 35 hours per week, and will last no longer than six (6) months from date of hire.
Example of Duties
Provide supervision to ensure the safety of patrons in Municipal indoor facility or area. Perform recreational duties for youth activities, cashiering, swim instruction, public etiquette, facility/ground maintenance, maintaining water quality standards, rescues, assists, first aid, CPR, and functions of the Emergency Action Plan. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences
Must possess a current American Red Cross (or equivalent) Lifeguard Training Certification at the time of hire.
Must possess a current American Red Cross (or equivalent) First Aid Certification at the time of hire.
Must possess a current American Red Cross (or equivalent) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Professional Rescuers Certification at the time of hire.
Additional Important Information
Preference will be given to returning Seasonal Employees who are eligible for Recall as per AMEA 3.14.8, and to any current Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) employees. Recalled and AMEA employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-AMEA applicants.
The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of current American Red Cross (or equivalent) Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Professional Rescuers Certifications.
All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory completion of a national criminal background investigation (AS 12.62.160) and (AS 12.62.400). Accordingly it will be necessary for the selected applicant to provide certain identification information and be fingerprinted. Fingerprint cards must be dated within 30 days from date requested. The processing fee of $48.25 plus the cost of being fingerprinted (variable) is the responsibility of the selected applicant and must be accomplished before beginning work.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will also be conditional based upon a satisfactory municipal employment office conducted background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.
Military Service Interview Preference:
Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual's command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.
Once applicants click the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.
For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.
The MOA is an EO and AA Employer and complies with Title I of the ADA
For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.
The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:
Health / Medical Benefits:
Dependent Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Accounts - Health and Dependent Care
Health Savings Accounts
Employer Paid Benefits:
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Leave Plan
11 Paid Holidays
For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.
In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application).
Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar comment on any portion of your application may lead to you being disqualified for the position.
If the experience you reference in the below questions is not clearly included and described in your Work History section, your application will be considered not qualified for this position and you may be removed from consideration.
Do you understand, in order to be considered for this position, accurate and complete education and work history information must be provided?
Are you a current Municipal employee affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) OR a returning seasonal employee?
Have you previously worked for the Municipality of Anchorage as a Seasonal Lifeguard I?
Do you possess an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification or the equivalent OR have the ability to obtain one by the time of hire?
Do you possess an American Red Cross First Aid Certification or the equivalent OR have the ability to obtain one by the time of hire?
Do you possess an American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Professional Rescuers or the equivalent OR have the ability to obtain one by the time of hire?
How many years of lifeguard experience do you have?
Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History support your response.
Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.
Agency Municipality of Anchorage
Address 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605
Anchorage, Alaska, 99501
Phone (907) 343-4447
Municipality Of Anchorage