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Seasonal Pool Guard

Recruitment #170214-008111-001

Introduction

Looking for a great summer job? The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department has summer employment opportunities available for American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards.  Those interested in becoming certified can contact  Parks and Recreation Aquatics at 274-7732 for course information.  All applicants must be able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check and drug test in order to be employed. If you would like to be considered, please review the requirements below then complete and submit an employment application AND a supplemental form.

Examples of Duties

Insures that proper observation techniques and safety of patrons at swimming areas are maintained at all times.

Performs a variety of lifeguarding tasks and enforces safety rules at a municipal swimming facility.          

Performs tasks under the immediate supervision of a supervisor or higher-level aquatics leader who works very closely with the employee.       

Assists in maintaining an assigned area in a safe condition.         

Assists in conducting aquatics programs, preparation of standard reports and participation in maintaining an assigned area in a safe condition.   

Works irregular hours including weekends, evenings, and holidays.           

Participates in the maintenance of area, equipment and supplies under direction of a higher level aquatic leader.           

Answers phone and provide information regarding program and facility.          

Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Seasonal Pool Guard May 26 - August 12

Applicants must be at least 16 years or older; be able to commit to a 13-week schedule; be able to attend an 8 hour training session. Must possess a Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding (CPR/First Aid/AED) certification.  Those interested in becoming certified can contact Parks and Recreation Aquatics at 274-7732 for course information. Participates in performing a variety of lifeguarding tasks, aquatic programming, and enforcing of safety rules at a municipal swimming facility.

Works irregular hours including evening, weekends, and holidays.

 Mangrove Marcus Camp Leaders ($10.00 - $16.00/hour.) June 5 - July 14

Applicants must be at least 18 years or older; possess a high school degree or equivalent; possess a valid Florida driver's license; be able to commit to a 5- week schedule; be able to attend (2) paid training sessions; experience working with school age children in a lead capacity is preferred.  Camp Director position is responsible for the organization and administration of an all-day seasonal camp for children that is focused on a natural aquatic environment, oversees day to day activities, supervises campers and subordinate staff.  Must be able to perform work requiring physical stamina in an outside setting. (Camp Director position does not require Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification). Camp Leaders must be able to perform work requiring physical stamina in an outside setting, oversees the safety of campers in an aquatic environment, and is able to perform a high level of swimming ability in various aquatic settings.  Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding (CPR/First Aid/AED) is required. 

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver's license is preferred.

Examination

Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.

Conclusion

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