Lifeguard II - Casper - job 747012

City of Casper

Date: 05/05/2021

City: Casper, Wyoming

Employment type: Full-time

Class Summary

Assigned to: Casper Family Aquatics Center

Year-Round Part-Time Position

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Typically, all positions will begin being paid at the beginning of pay range listed above.

Typically, all positions will begin being paid at the beginning of pay range listed above. Incumbents are responsible for providing safety of guests at an aquatic facility by anticipating, recognizing, responding to and managing potentially dangerous situations including emergency situations. This work can be assigned to lifeguard duties or swimming instruction depending on the greatest need of the operations. Receives direction from higher level aquatics supervisory and management staff.

Typical Class Essential Duties

  1. Patrols pool area to observe activities of individuals in an aquatic facility to ensure participant safety and compliance with facility rules.

  2. Instructs swim and water safety programs in accordance with American Red Cross standards at an aquatic facility.

  3. Maintains appropriate records associated with an aquatic facility.

  4. Performs tasks involved in the general operation of an aquatic facility, including physical tasks which involve moving various pieces of equipment; perform basic mechanical tasks.

  5. Enforces facility and public health rules and regulations. Cleans aquatic facilities; performs and records chemical tests; turns fountains and related water features off and on.

  6. Provides general customer service and communicates with the public regarding fees, policies, rules and general information about the facility or event.

  7. Represents the City of Casper by responding to the public, citizens, its employees, and others in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner while continuously maintaining a positive customer service demeanor.

  8. Follows all City safety procedures. Reports all accidents/incidents immediately to supervisor.

  9. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Knowledge(position requirements at entry):

Knowledge of:

  • Customer service principles.

  • Basic principles and practices of safety in aquatic facility.

  • Swimming instruction principles.

Abilities(position requirements at entry):

Ability to:

  • Work a variety of shifts including weekends, nights, and holidays as needed.

  • Swim proficiently.

  • Be flexible with assignments which may change.

  • Plan and lead classes toward determined goals.

  • Work in stressful working conditions and emergencies.

  • Work enthusiastically with groups of children.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

  • Demonstrate leadership among groups of adults and children.

  • Keep accurate records.

  • Maintain a neat and professional appearance.

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Follow written and verbal instructions and direction.

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Skill in:

  • Operating in a courteous, knowledgeable and tactful manner with staff and general public.

  • Swimming.

Training, Experience & Certifications

Training and Experience

  • No previous training or experience required.

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

Licensing and Certification Requirements

Licensing Requirements:

  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates required.

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard certification required.

  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification required.

Supplemental Information & Physical Requirements

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a successful background screen and pre-employment drug test. Applicants who have failed a pre-employment screen or have been terminated from the City of Casper are ineligible for employment consideration for 12 months. You will become eligible for consideration 12 months from the date of your incident (pre-employment screen or termination).

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must utilize direct deposit for payroll purposes.

Driving records are required for all new employees regardless of the position's driving requirements. If the employee has not held a Wyoming driver's license for the last three years, the employee must provide at their own initiation and expense a driving record from their previous state(s) of residence.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Incumbent is be subject to perform duties either indoors or outdoors, which may include extreme climate/weather conditions (warm humid indoors/unpredictable weather outdoors) and ongoing exposure to sun and pool chemicals such as chlorine. The nature of duties involves constant mental and visual attention.

Driving Requirements:

For driving essential positions, employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a satisfactory driving record. A driving record that reflects any of the following criteria is considered unsatisfactory:

1) Convicted of three (3) or more moving violations within the previous 36 months (three separate, individual incidents);

2)A conviction within the previous 36 months of any of the following:

  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol;

  • Leaving the scene of an accident;

  • Fleeing to avoid arrest;

  • Reckless Driving;

  • Homicide or assault by motor vehicle;

  • Driving without auto insurance;

  • Driving on a suspended license;

  • Refusal to take blood/breathalyzer test for suspected DUI or impaired driving.

If you have questions regarding the background screen, pre-employment drug test or driving record, please contact the Human Resources Office at (307)235-8344 prior to accepting a job offer.

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