7 Nov 2018

Seasonal Lifeguard

City of Detroit, MI – Posted by AJN Detroit, Michigan, United States

Job Description

Lifeguard-Part-Time

Salary: $12.70 Hourly
Location: MI 48226, MI
Job Type
Special Service-Temp Seasonal (usually fulltime)
Department
General Services
Job Number
64-20182824713
Description
 Under general supervision, monitors water-related recreational activities at a municipal swimming pool or beach.
Examples of Duties
  1. Monitors swimming activities and responds to problem situations.
  2. Administers first aid.
  3. Enforces requirements for bathing before entering pools.
  4. Inspects patrons for infectious skin diseases and cleanliness of body.
  5. Monitors activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures and to maintain order.
  6. Assists/instructs individuals learning to swim.
  7. Arranges lifesaving equipment around pools.
  8. Enforces beach rules and regulations.
  9. Ensures the cleanliness of assigned areas, including, but not limited to the pool, first aid room, and guard’s room.
  10. Issues bathing suits, towels and lockers.
  11. Cleans foot basins and refills with clean water.
  12. Ensures that the beach is clear of debris.
Minimum Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School graduation or GED
  • Preferably, one year of experience as a lifeguard

 

Supplemental Information
KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Resuscitation and lifesaving methods.
  • Materials and methods used to maintain the cleanliness of pools and deck areas.

SKILL IN:

  • Administering first aid.

ABILITY TO:

  • Communicate effectively and provide clear instructions.
  • Interact effectively with other departmental personnel and the general public.
  • Swim.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Possession of a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or a Y.M.C.A. Lifesaving Certificate.
  2. Possession of a valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan.
  3. Possession of a valid Community First Aid Certificate or standard First Aid Certificate.

4)   Candidates considered for placement in this classification must Swim 500 yards continuously using the following strokes in the following order within the standard time set by the City of Detroit Recreation Department:

  1. 200 yards front crawl, using rhythmic breathing, having a stabilizing and propellant kick.
  2. 100 yards breaststroke, using pull, breath, kick and glide sequence.
  3. 100 yards front crawl.
  4. 100 yards breaststroke

Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the duties of the classification.

Employees in this class are assigned to municipal swimming pools or a beach.  This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code.

SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS:

  • Swim Demonstration – Pass/Fail

Job Types: Seasonal.

Job expires in 22 days.

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