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Lifeguard

Employer:

City of San Angelo 

Posted: May 01, 2017

Qualifications/Duties

Monitors the activities of swimmers, and identifies and addresses unsafe swimming practices/behavior by patrons. Explains and enforces facility rules and regulations. Responds to emergency situations; administers First Aid and/or CPR as required. Prepares and submits accident and incident reports. Participates in cleaning and maintaining swimming pool facilities. Documents and performs chemical testing. Cleans and sanitizing pool area, concession area and restrooms. Assists in ensuring pool facilities are safely and properly maintained for use by the public. Participates in opening and closing of the pool area. Provides staff support to other recreation personnel as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Minimum 16 years of age with parental/guardian waiver. Lifeguard Training and First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications issued by American Red Cross are required. Required knowledge of Parks and Recreation Department operations, policies, and procedures; municipal aquatic facilities and services; and principles and practices of life guarding. Preferred skills in serving as lifeguard and providing for the safety of swimmers, explaining and enforcing pool rules and regulations, administering First Aid and CPR to include the use of an AED. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other staff, patron, and the general public. Work is performed in and around municipal swimming pool facilities. Subject to swimming, sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing ladders, and lifting objects up to 40 pounds. Exposure to water, pool chemicals, cleaning agents, infectious diseases, blood borne pathogens, and bodily fluids involved. Exposure to UV light/rays at outdoor swimming pools is involved. A valid driver’s license with a good driving record or reliable transportation is required.

Days/Times

Sunday through Saturday, 7:00am - 11:00pm. Hours will vary.

Salary

$7.50 - $10.50/HR DOQ

Contact

Apply in person at the City Recreation office, located at 702 S. Chadbourne St. Tina Nikkilä 325-657-4450 tina.nikkila@cosatx.us