Temporary - Aquatic District Supervisor I - II (10 positions/Part-time)

  • City of Austin, TX
  • Austin, Texas
  • Jul 01, 2020
Part Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

District Supervisor I ($17.00 per hour):
  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Must have three (3) seasons Lifeguard experience
  • Must have the required certifications


District Supervisor II ($18.00 per hour):
  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Must have three (3) seasons Lifeguard experience
  • Must posses the required certifications above District Supervisor I.


Licenses and Certifications Required:
  • Swimming instructor
  • Life guarding
  • CPR
  • First aid
  • Water safety
  • Pool operations, either AFO or CPO

Notes to Applicants
UPDATE : Thank you for applying with the City of Austin. We hope you and your family are safe during this turbulent time in our nation. We understand you have heard reports regarding public and private organizational measures to reduce the risk of exposures to the COVID -19 virus. This has clearly had an impact on most business operations and our aquatic facilities are cautiously reopening based on safety guidelines determined by the City of Austin/Austin Public Health Department. This posting for this temporary aquatic position will remain active as we prepare for a modified summer aquatics season and we encourage you to apply. In the meantime, we will continue to evaluate the situation and keep applicants updated as aquatics facilities are allowed to resume operations.

The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community.

The purpose of the District Supervisor I and II position is to supervise temporary aquatic staff at public pools across the city for the Aquatics Division at the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.

Application Instructions:
  • 17 year old applicants require parent signatures on the applicant paperwork.
  • After the interview, applicants will complete preliminary paperwork. If given a contingent job offer, the offer will be conditional on taking and passing 40 hours of Lifeguard Life Skills training.
  • TRAINING WILL BE OFFERED BY PARKS AND RECREATION DURING THE WEEKENDS AND /OR EVENINGS . YOU MUST PASS THE 40 HOUR COURSE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION .
  • Returning Swim Coaches will be required to take 16 hours of training instead of the 40 hours required for new swim coaches.
  • Applicants will be required to show I-9 documents to verify proof of citizenship if given a conditional job offer based on completing the training. To review the correct I-9 documents to bring, go to http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf. Bring your social security card to be used for payroll verification.
  • Swim Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to and from work on your assigned work hours.


IF HIRED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION - AQUATIC DIVISION , APPLICANTS MUST ADHERE TO AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING :
  • Attend mandatory Aquatic Division Orientation.
  • Attend mandatory paid in-service meetings.
  • Report to work on time for assigned shift(s); and remain free from being under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Wear assigned Aquatics Division staff uniform only while on duty.
  • Be able to work weekdays, weekends and holidays; and willing to substitute for others.
  • Perform general cleaning and maintenance duties during assigned shift(s).



Work Schedule/Location:
  • Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs.
  • If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.


Physical Requirements :
  • Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant's needs and safety issues.


Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process:
  • An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview.

Application Instructions:
  • Applicants must include their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to ten (10) years or more.
  • Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted.
  • Employment history dates must include month and year.
  • Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application.


90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy:
  • This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department.

Posting Guidelines:
  • PARD reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs.

Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process:
  • An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview.

Work/Location Schedule Notes:
  • May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays.
  • Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs.
  • Various work locations. See our website for a full list of City of Austin Pool locations: click HERE for more information.

Driver's License and Certifications:
Travel:
If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.

Multiple Work Sites:
  • This position will require traveling to multiple sites throughout the work day.

All PARD work site locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any PARD work site - including construction sites, parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicles located on the premises.

Pay Range
$17.50 - $18.00 per hour.

Hours
Days and Hours:
  • Work shifts will vary, up to 40 hours per week.
  • May be required to work during special events outside the normal hours for programming needs.
  • Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays may be required.


Job Close Date
07/31/2020
Type of Posting External
Department Parks & Recreation
Regular/Temporary Temporary
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location City of Austin Neighborhood and Municipal Pools
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) seasons (9 months) of teaching swim lessons,
  • Three (3) seasons (9 months) of lifeguard experience.
  • Texas Class C Driver's License.
  • Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator Certification
  • One year experience creating weekly work schedules for a large amount of employees.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location.


Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
  • Will be responsible for all operational aspects of the aquatics program, including safety and pool maintenance.
  • Will schedule district staff; supervise head lifeguards, cashiers, and lifeguards while on duty.
  • Will hold Weekly In-Service training
  • Oversees and is responsible for light book keeping duties.
  • Follows and enforces all pool policies and rules at all times.
  • Communicates with both public and staff effectively.
  • Organizes and conducts aquatics summer program activities.
  • Plans, organizes and leads recreational program activities.
  • Maintains, inventories and cares for City property and equipment.
  • Keeps manager informed of materials and supplies necessary to conduct programs.
  • Cleans program areas after completion of activities and at end of work day.
  • Demonstrates cooperative behavior with team, supervisors and the public.
  • Leads, teaches, demonstrates and officiates activities for a variety of age groups.
  • Monitors and records compliance with safety and department guidelines and rules.
  • Maintains attendance, activity, supply and equipment records.
  • Develops lesson or activity plans and program evaluations.
  • Assists in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Communicates with a wide range of people.
  • Provides information and directions.
  • Encourages and guides participants.
  • Sets up equipment for scheduled activities/events.
  • May give direction to program volunteers on specific activities or projects.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Knowledge of general safety practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of first aid, lifeguard, CPR
  • Knowledge of personal computers.
  • Ability to learn equipment and supply use and care.
  • Ability to provide guidance and instruction.
  • Ability to communicate activity objectives, programs and information and directions.
  • Ability to retain and use safety rules and department guidelines.
  • Ability to evaluate program activities verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to acquire First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification prior to the completion of the probationary period.
    Ability to plan, organize, motivate, lead, and promote a variety of recreational activities for different age groups with diverse interests and varying skill levels.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and rapport with employees, volunteers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Ability to handle requests, inquiries, and complaints in a cooperative and constructive manner.
  • Ability to work outdoors and under a variety of weather conditions.
  • Ability to work irregular hours.
  • Ability to frequently walk and sit when leading various recreational activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
EEO/ADA
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the division, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* This position requires that you must be at least 18 years of age and have 3 seasons of teaching swim lessons, OR StarGuard Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) certification and 3 seasons of lifeguarding experience. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
  • Yes
  • No
* Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties?
  • Yes
  • No
* Do you have a current StarGuard Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification issued November 1, 2019 or after?
  • Yes
  • No
* Do you hold a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO)?
  • Yes
  • No
* Do you have a current ARC Lifeguard Instructor and/or ARC Water Safety Instructor R-14 certification?
  • Yes, I hold both of these certifications.
  • Yes, I hold at least one of these certifications.
  • No
* Do you have experience creating weekly work schedules for a large amount of employees? If yes, please describe what type of schedules you worked with and explain your process for creating these schedules.
(Open Ended Question)
* List all valid certifications and/or licenses you currently hold.
(Open Ended Question)
* Do you have experience creating weekly work schedules for a large amount of employees? If yes, please describe what type of schedules you worked with and explain your process for creating these schedules.
(Open Ended Question)
* Please describe your experience supervising staff in an Aquatic related environment.
(Open Ended Question)
* If selected as Top Candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation?
  • Yes
  • No
* This is a multi-position job posting and you will only be notified if you are selected to move forward in the process. Once the department is no longer hiring for this position, you will receive a notification informing you of such.
  • I acknowledge this statement

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Cover Letter

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