Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, Casual

  • CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Sunnyvale, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Parks and Recreation Public Safety
  • Salary: $16.75 - $17.60 Hourly USD

Job Description

Description

CASUAL LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR
(Job Code 9421)

Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30).
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015.

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a lifeguard, swim instructor or in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at varying locations throughout Sunnyvale.
Essential Job Functions
As an Aquatics staff member, you will:
  • Organize and instruct swim lessons and other water activities;
  • Supervise youth and adult water activities;
  • Take attendance and test swim participants based on American Red Cross guidelines;
  • Interact with children, parents, care-givers, and City staff;
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants through American Red Cross standards of care.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • The minimum age is 16.
  • Volunteer or paid aquatic program experience desired.
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications are necessary before start date. *If applicant completes Lifeguard certification with City of Sunnyvale, and works for duration of summer, then the employee may be eligible for a reimbursement of certification fees.
  • Varying shifts available: (Winter/Spring) M - F between 5 am and 2:30 pm; S 6
  • am - 12pm; (During summer) Mon - Sun 7:30 am - 8:30 pm.
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Water Safety Instructor certification
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority.
Application and Selection Process
APPLICATION PROCESS
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on "CITY JOBS". Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS
Qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015.

Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.

Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Jesus Raygoza at (408) 730-7398 or email: jraygoza@sunnyvale.ca.gov .

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.

No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position.

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