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Seasonal - Lifeguard / Swim Instructor

at City of Appleton

Pay: $10.68 to $14.3/hour
$10.68 - $14.3
Posted: 2/13/2020
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2652362

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for supervision of assigned facility during work hours (including, but not limited to, security, cleanliness, and safety)
  • Safety and direct supervision of swimmers during all open and lap swim opportunities
  • Coordination and planning of program related activities and events
  • Complete necessary paperwork specific to job responsibilities (attendance forms, accident/incident report forms, facility checklists, etc.)
  • Encourage children to participate in activities through positive reinforcement
  • Supervise special events held at assigned facility
  • Serve as a positive role model to the participants
  • Perform set-up and take-down of program related equipment
  • Respond to emergency situations, following established emergency protocols
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with parents and/or participants
  • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings
  • Work closely with the Parks and Recreation Department staff and volunteers to ensure all department rules and policies are observed
  • Perform facility maintenance duties as determined by the Pool Manager, Facilities Personnel and Recreation Programmer

Typical Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Knowledge and/or background of the specific program

  • Current Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and AED certifications
  • Experience working with children
  • Physically capable of performing and demonstrating program related activities
  • Able to work duration of the program as assigned by supervisor
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow staff members and the public in a courteous and tactful manner
  • Shall wear Parks and Recreation staff uniform per the City of Appleton dress code

Supplemental Information

Minimum Age: 15 years old
Employment Season: June - August (Summer) / September - May (Off Season)
Work Location: Various Pools

Pay Grade: 4 (Lifeguard I: $10.47-$12.30/hour)  No WSI required.

Pay Grade: 5 (Lifeguard II: $11.48-$13.26/hour)  Must have completed two years of high school and have Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification or be a high school graduate/GED without WSI

Pay Grade: 6 (Lifeguard III: $12.23-$14.02/hour with WSI)  High School Graduate/GED and have current Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification