Lifeguard

Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
May 14, 2024
Closes
Jul 13, 2024
Ref
24-021#XOJ--CityOfOrlando.4
Industry
Government
Category
Sports / Fitness
Workplace
In-Office

Description

Lifeguard description image


THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION WITH NO GUARANTEE OF A CERTAIN NUMBER OF HOURS AND NO BENEFITS. WORKING ON A TEMP/SEASONAL CONTRACT WHICH CAN BE RENEWED ANNUALLY BASED ON PERFORMANCE AND BUSINESS NEED.

Who We Are

Orlando, The City Beautiful

For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.

This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.

Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.

Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.


NATURE OF WORK:


Monitor activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents, and provide assistance to swimmers, perform emergency procedures, and administer first aid when needed. An employee is responsible for performing activities of average difficulty at an unassigned aquatic area. Under general supervision, tasks performed include, but are not limited to inspecting and maintaining pool facilities for cleanliness, determining chlorine and pH readings of water using the correct test kit, and giving swim lessons. Position works on average up to 40 hours per week.




Examples of Duties

Teaches and prepares swim lessons, maintain swimming equipment, administer first aid, prepare supplies for daily activities, act in emergency situations and provide rescue assistance, inspect facilities for unsafe conditions and cleanliness to prevent accidents, enforce rules consistently and fairly, promotes safe play in the aquatic environment, promotes good public relations with the community and performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Currently attending high school, high school diploma or possession of a general equivalency diploma (GED). All candidates will be water tested. Selected candidates will be trained in Lifeguarding, first aid, CPR, and emergency oxygen administration certificates. Certifications are required to be considered for employment.

  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be punctual and always organized.
  • Ability to communicate, effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
IMPORTANT: To be eligible to proceed forward in the application process, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed in the position description. Please ensure your application provides details of all relevant experience related to the position. If you have questions or need clarification concerning the position or application process, please contact Human Resources at jobs@orlando.gov or 407.246.2062. Supplemental Information



If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:

  • Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
  • Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
  • Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
  • Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree