Seasonal Aquatic Staff - Talent Pool

  • City of Portland, Oregon
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Parks and Recreation

Job Description

The Position

As the City works to address the impacts of COVID-19, we have made the decision to suspend all external recruitments, effective March 17, 2020.

This talent pool job posting iscollecting interestfor FUTURE Seasonal Aquatic Staffpostingswith the City of Portland. Please be aware that this is an ongoing call for interest and we may not reach out to you right away,butwe are gratefulfor yourreadiness. Our timelines for job postings will be monitored basedupon the current state of emergencyand will be opened as deemed necessary/appropriate

Why submit interest through a talent pool?Once a vacancy is available, and a job is scheduled to be posted, you will be notified to check our website and apply.

Portland Parks and Recreation is looking for team-oriented, enthusiastic and qualified staff to operate our 5-12 indoor and outdoor swimming pools. This is a great opportunity to learn leadership skills and help others stay safe and enjoy being in the pool.

Available positions:

1. LIFEGUARD - currentStarguardLifeguard Certification
2. SWIM INSTRUCTOR - currentPortland Parks & Recreation Swim Instructor Certification
3. WATER FITNESS INSTRUCTOR - current Portland Parks & Recreation Water Fitness Certification and/or a National Water Fitness Instructor Certification.

All staff are expected to convey good public relations and follow established policies and procedures for a safe, fun, and efficient operation of the City Pools. You must be 15 years old to apply. Hours may vary and are based on program need and job classification. Certification must be current through the duration of employment.

This classification is represented by the LIUNA Laborers' Local #483- Recreation Employees . To view this labor agreement, please go to click onthe appropriate link.

About Portland Parks & Recreation

The City of Portland, Oregon is a growing and diverse city of 650,000 residents, nearly 20% of whom speak languages other than English at home. PP&R values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PP&R encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in their resume. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Why work at the City of Portland?

The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

This position is not benefits eligible.

To Qualify

Applicants must have a current Starguard Lifeguard Certification and/or a current Portland Parks Certification and/or a Portland Parks Water Fitness Instructor certification and/or AEA/Equivalent certification.

The Recruitment Process


Thetalentpool announcement isNOT an application and is being usedtogather interestfor futureSeasonal Aquatic Staffpostings. Please note:We will be only collectingyour contact information, therefore a resume and application is NOT required at this time.

When arecruitment isposted,youwill be notified via email.Once notified, you will berequiredtosubmit an applicationonline via our job board.It is not a requirement to submit interest to thetalentpool to be considered for futureSeasonal Aquatic Staffrecruitments.

Additional Information

Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference:If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

ADA Accommodations:If you identify as a person with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Loan Tran, Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
(503) 823-6821Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Address

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