City of La Mesa, California
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Lifeguard Instructor (Temporary Year-Round)
at City of La Mesa, California
Pay: $13.92 to $16.93/hour
Salary : $13.92 - $16.93 Hourly
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2500893
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Lifeguard Instructor (Temporary Year-Round)|
|Opening Date/Time:||Wed. 07/17/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time|
|Salary:||$13.92 - $16.93 Hourly|
|Job Type:||Temporary Part-Time|
|Location:||Community Services, 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa, CA, 91942, California|
The City of La Mesa has several openings for Lifeguard Instructors. This is a part-time, temporary position working approximately 20-25 hours per week, Monday through Friday with some weekend shifts. Hours will vary pending the assigned shift.
La Mesa Municipal Pool is an approved training center for Starfish Swimming, which is a nationally recognized swim instruction curriculum developed by the Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI). If hired, applicants will receive training to be certified as Starfish Swimming Instructors, which will include certification in CPR /AED and Basic First Aid.
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
To assist in conducting recreational activities in connection with the programs of an aquatic facility; to observe and supervise the activities of patrons in the pool and surrounding area; to prepare lesson plans and instruct students in swimming and water safety activities; to protect life, prevent accidents and enforce pool regulations; to rescue swimmers in emergency situations; and to assist in the maintenance of facilities and equipment.
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
| Minimum Qualifications:|
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
One year of lifeguarding or swimming instruction experience is desirable.
License or Certificate:
Applicants must be 16 years of age or older by date of hire. If applicant is still in high school, must provide California Worker's Permit.
Possession of a CPR/AED Certificate is desirable.
Possession of a Lifeguard Training Certificate or StarGuard Certificate is desirable.
Possession of a Water Safety Instructor's Certificate or Starfish Swimming Instructor's Certificate is desirable.
Must complete California Title 22 requirement within six months of appointment.
|Interested applicants must submit an online and supplemental questionnaire. This position is open until the needs of the City are met so interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Only those candidates whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the City will be invited to participate in a skills screening and oral interview. The skills screening will consist of basic swimming skills, treading water, and retrieving a 10 lb. brick off the bottom of the pool at 10 feet deep. Submission of an application does not guarantee participation in the testing and interview process. Eligible candidates will be notified when dates have been established.|
NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical evaluation, including alcohol/drug screen, and background investigation.