LIFEGUARD (Part-Time & Seasonal)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 01, 2022
Part Time Public Safety

Job Description

Several part-time & seasonal positions available with the Parks & Recreation Department, Gregg Klice Community Center located at 1600 "Buck" O' Neil Way and Tony Aguirre Community Center located at 2050 West Pennway
Salary Range: $15.02-$16.51/hour
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday: 6:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.-6:00 pm; Saturday: 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.; Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled

*Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening.


Responsibilities

Patrols and observes swimming pool areas. Prevents ball playing, tag games, fighting, and other infractions of rules around the pools and maintains order. Rescues swimmers who are tired or having difficulties. Applies artificial respiration or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and if necessary; administers first aid to cuts and other injuries suffered by swimmers. Teaches or assists in teaching swimming and life saving techniques. Officiates at water contests and exhibitions. Assists in sweeping, mopping, and picking up refuse in assigned pool areas and buildings. Assists in maintaining records of work activities and daily participation and in the preparation of activity reports, as necessary.


Qualifications

REQUIRES applicants be at least 16 years of age and have a current lifeguard certificate or shallow water lifeguarding certificate as issued by the American Red Cross, Ellis, StarGuard, or the YMCA. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

May be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result within 7 days of hire as the most recent test result. Having a positive result at any point for any current or potential employee will have no impact on employment status nor employment offer.

QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.

POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.

The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.

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