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LIFEGUARD (PART-TIME LIMITED DURATION - Spring Break and Summer) - Open Until Filled

  • Job Title: LIFEGUARD (PART-TIME LIMITED DURATION – Spring Break and Summer)
  • Category: Part-Time
  • Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Application: Click Here

Salary and Benefits:

  • $14.09 per hour minimum.

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Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for the safety of swimmers and enforcement of established standards of conduct at City operated swimming pools.  Enforce safety and discipline in order to prevent accidents; caution swimmers in unauthorized swimming areas, rescue swimmers in danger of drowning, administer first aid, including CPR, as necessary.  Collect fees and accurately prepare a daily cash summary of funds collected.  Inspect swim facilities for cleanliness, clean, and refill pools as needed.  Perform light custodial duties such as cleaning toilets, urinals, sinks, mirrors, mopping floors, and emptying trash receptacles.  This is not intended to be an all-inclusive listing of essential job functions; the performance of other essential functions may be required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to control swimmers, enforce safety and take disciplinary action for swimming infractions.  Ability to work in hot, humid weather and perform all requirements of the position without serious physical impairment.

Minimum Education & Experience:

Possession of a valid Lifeguard Training Certificate from the American Red Cross.  An equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be directly related to the foregoing specific requirement may be substituted.

Special Requirements:

Must be able to pass a swimming test consisting of:  500 yard continuous freestyle swim in less than 10 minutes; 50 yard sidestroke supporting a 10 lb. diving brick in less than one minute, 10 seconds; two minutes treading water supporting a 10 lb. diving brick.  All applicants must come prepared to swim for their interview and must bring in all current certification cards.  Absence of non-prescribed controlled substances in the applicant’s system as verified by a laboratory approved by the City of Winter Haven.  MUST BE ABLE TO WORK A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE INCLUDING EVENINGS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.

Physical / Environmental Factors:

Must have the physical ability, strength and flexibility to perform the job functions in the work environment.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

 

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